Masters of Sex
About the Show
Stylish, smart and provocative drama series set in the 1950s, chronicling the relationship of Dr William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the couple who gave birth to the sexual revolution
Series 1 Summary
Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan star in this US drama series about the real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, Dr William Masters and Virginia Johnson
Episode 1 - Pilot
William Masters, a doctor in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology at Washington University in St Louis, runs a successful practice by day and conducts a secret study of human sexuality by night
Episode 2 - Race to Space
When the sexual response study is forced out of the hospital, Masters believes Johnson is to blame and moves his work to a new location, leaving her fighting to save her job
Episode 3 - Standard Deviation
Masters and Johnson continue their research at the brothel, but skewed data confirms that Masters must get the study back into the hospital
Episode 4 - Thank You for Coming
With the study back in the hospital, Masters and Johnson recruit new participants on campus, but Johnson is shocked when her ex-husband George wants to sign up
Episode 5 - Catherine
Masters and Johnson discover that the science of sex is complicated by the mystery of attraction. Johnson tries to connect with her son and Masters frets about becoming a father.
Episode 6 - Brave New World
Following Libby's miscarriage, she and Masters travel to Miami for a holiday, but Masters is soon drawn back into his work by the sexually adventurous couple next door
Episode 7 - All Together Now
Masters and Johnson continue their sexual response study, but now they are among the participants
Episode 8 - Love and Marriage
Masters and Johnson decide that they are going to film their work in the sexual response study.
Meanwhile, the end of Margaret Scully's affair leads her closer to the truth about her husband.
Episode 9 - Involuntary
Masters and Johnson push the filming of their subjects in the sexual response study to an increasingly risqué level...
Episode 10 - Fallout
While hospital staff are preoccupied by a nuclear disaster drill, the pregnancy of a participant in the sexual response study drives a wedge between Masters and Johnson
Episode 11 - Phallic Victories/Manhigh
As Masters struggles to carry on the study without her, Johnson attempts to help Dr DePaul promote her work on women's health
Masters of Sex synopsis
Stylish, smart and provocative drama series set in the 1950s, chronicling the relationship of Dr William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the couple who gave birth to the sexual revolutionEpisode Guide >