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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

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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 2 Summary

Season two of the provocative US drama finds Dr William Masters looking for a new job after being fired from the maternity hospital and Virginia Johnson working for Dr DePaul.

  • Masters of Sex: Libby and William Masters

    Episode 1 - Parallax

    The ramifications of Masters' disastrous presentation ripple beyond his firing from the maternity hospital as Libby, worried about supporting their new baby, pushes him to get another job

  • Masters of Sex: William Masters

    Episode 2 - Kyrie Eleison

    Masters begins his new job at Memorial Hospital - under Betty's extortive terms - only to find his new boss insisting he leave Johnson behind in favour of a hand-picked secretary

  • Masters of Sex: William Masters and Virginia Johnson

    Episode 3 - Fight

    Masters delivers a baby with ambiguous genitalia and urges the parents not to surgically assign the infant a gender out of either fear or a desire for convenience

  • Masters of Sex: Virginia Johnson

    Episode 4 - Dirty Jobs

    Langham sees Masters and Johnson leaving a hotel room after an evening tryst and brings his suspicions to DePaul, causing problems between the two women and putting Johnson's job in jeopardy

  • Masters of Sex: Lillian DePaul and Virginia Johnson

    Episode 5 - Giants

    Masters carries on breaking new ground by continuing his study while working as the only white physician at a hospital for black patients, but it comes at the cost of his gynaecology practice

  • Masters of Sex: William Masters and Virginia Johnson

    Episode 6 - Blackbird

    After Hendricks bans Masters from using black participants in his study, Masters contacts a journalist to promote his efforts, using the debunking of black sexual stereotypes as the lure

  • Masters of Sex: William Masters

    Episode 7 - Asterion

    In the wake of Masters discovering that Johnson has continued to have romantic relationships with other men, he becomes impotent and ends their joint participation as subjects in the sexual study

  • Masters of Sex: Lester Linden

    Episode 8 - Mirror, Mirror

    Masters privately treats a couple for infertility without revealing his relationship to them. Libby is unnerved after witnessing a hate crime that is then whitewashed by the police.

  • Masters of Sex: Libby Masters

    Episode 9 - Story of My Life

    While mining their shared history over a family dinner, Masters bristles at Frank's insinuations about Estabrooks' demons

  • Masters of Sex: William Masters and Virginia Johnson

    Episode 10 - Below the Belt

    Johnson, having finally learned of Masters' sexual difficulties, is invigorated by the prospect of finding a cure. When Masters learns of a rival study, he calls in a public relations expert to help.

  • Masters of Sex: Robert Franklin, Libby Masters and police officer

    Episode 11 - One for the Money, Two for the Show

    A television crew arrives at the clinic to document Masters and Johnson's work in treating sexual dysfunction. Libby feels displaced.

  • Masters of Sex: William Masters and Virginia Johnson

    Episode 12 - The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

    After watching an early cut of the television documentary, Masters is disturbed by the whitewashing of his work

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 revolution

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