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Masters of Sex

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Drama Romance Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)2013 - 20164 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Showtime Tags: Medical Mature Country: America

William Masters and Virginia Johnson are real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a midwestern teaching hospital to the cover of Time magazine and multiple appearances on Johnny Carson's couch. He is a brilliant scientist out of touch with his own feelings, and she is a single working mother ahead of her time. The series chronicles their unusual lives, romance, and unlikely pop culture trajectory.Masters of Sex featuring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Showtime (Via Hulu), available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 5 others. It's a drama and romance show with 47 episodes over 4 seasons. Masters of Sex is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 84% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (32,173 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Pilot

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Sep 30, 2013
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Pilot Sep 30, 2013 Dr. William Masters, Washington University’s foremost OB/GYN, runs a successful medical practice by day and conducts a secret study of human sexuality by night. Former nightclub singer Virginia Johnson joins the hospital secretarial staff and proves herself to be an asset to Masters’ work.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Race to Space

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Oct 7, 2013
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Race to Space Oct 7, 2013 On the heels of Masters’ proposal that they participate in the sexual response study, Johnson considers the best course of action to keep her job – only to find she no longer has one. The study has been forced out of the hospital and Masters believes Johnson is to blame. As Johnson fights to save her job and struggles to care for her kids, Masters moves his study to a brothel. But Masters soon discovers that the chaos of the cathouse is unmanageable without Johnson’s help.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Standard Deviation

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Oct 14, 2013
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Standard Deviation Oct 14, 2013 Masters and Johnson continue their research in the brothel but skewed data confirms that Masters must get the study back into the hospital. At the hospital, Johnson is surprised to learn that a distinguished new doctor on the OB/GYN floor is a woman who has no interest in female solidarity. Meanwhile, Libby struggles to conceive and Dr. Ethan Haas gets the case of a lifetime – a woman pregnant with quadruplets.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Thank You for Coming

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Oct 21, 2013
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Thank You for Coming Oct 21, 2013 With the study back in the hospital, Masters and Johnson recruit new participants on campus. But Johnson is shocked when her ex-husband George, who’s crashing on her couch, wants to sign up. Masters’ mother comes to visit, but her new take on life stirs up painful memories of his childhood. And Libby’s attempt at playing matchmaker with Virginia and Ethan doesn’t go as smoothly as she’d hoped.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Catherine

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Oct 28, 2013
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Catherine Oct 28, 2013 When Masters and Johnson expand the study to include couples, they discover that the science of sex is easily complicated by the mystery of attraction. Johnson tries to connect with her son who prefers his dad. In anticipation of his baby’s impending arrival, Masters experiences anxiety about becoming a father. And Dr. Ethan Haas learns that dating the provost’s daughter could impact his medical career.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Brave New World

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Nov 4, 2013
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Brave New World Nov 4, 2013 In the aftermath of the miscarriage, Libby and Masters travel to Miami for some much needed rest and relaxation, but Masters is drawn back into his work by a sexually adventurous couple next door. Alone in the hospital, Virginia enlists Jane in an effort to debunk Freud’s theory that one kind of female orgasm is better than another. And Langham finds an unlikely cure for his sexual dysfunction in Margaret Scully.

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Season 01, Episode 07 All Together Now

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Nov 11, 2013
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All Together Now Nov 11, 2013 Masters and Johnson continue their sexual response study – now as participants – but Johnson fears their work may be interfering with Masters’ home life. Libby pressures Dr. Haas to resume her fertility treatments in secret. Meanwhile, Haas struggles to let go of feelings for Virginia as his relationship with Vivian deepens. And Margaret Scully, caught in her infidelity, confronts her husband on the mounting problems in their marriage.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Parallax

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Jul 14, 2014
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Parallax Jul 14, 2014 Masters deals with the ramifications of his disastrous presentation and being fired from the hospital. Meanwhile, Libby urges Masters to get another job; and Virginia fights off advances and innuendos stemming from the belief that she was the woman in Master's explicit film.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Kyrie Eleison

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Jul 21, 2014
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Kyrie Eleison Jul 21, 2014 Masters begins a new job at Memorial Hospital under Betty's extortion terms only to discover that his boss insists he leave Virginia behind in favor of a handpicked secretary. Meanwhile, Johnson is torn between pressing Masters to rehire her and staying by DePaul's side as her condition worsens.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Fight

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Jul 28, 2014
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Fight Jul 28, 2014 Masters delivers a baby with ambiguous genitalia and urges the parents not to surgically assign the child a sex out of fear or convenience. Meeting Virginia at a hotel for a secret rendezvous, the two of them divide their attention between sexual role-play and a championship boxing match, prompting Virginia to unearth the truth of Masters'' troubled childhood.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Dirty Jobs

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Aug 4, 2014
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Dirty Jobs Aug 4, 2014 Langham observes Masters and Johnson exiting a hotel room and shares his suspicions with DePaul, who is forced to make plans for her work without Virginia's involvement. Meanwhile, Betty attempts to conceal her infertility from Gene; and Masters tries to bring Johnson aboard as his assistant only to be thwarted by the head of the hospital, who takes a prurient interest in Masters' study.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Giants

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Aug 11, 2014
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Giants Aug 11, 2014 Masters continues to break new ground by continuing his study as the only white physician in a Negro hospital but at the cost of his gynecology practice. Libby is confronted by Coral's boyfriend, Robert, over her poor treatment of Coral, Betty reunites with her former lover, and Johnson struggles to right her relationship with DePaul - who is newly aware of Johnson's ongoing affair with Masters.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Blackbird

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Aug 18, 2014
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Blackbird Aug 18, 2014 After Hendricks bans Masters from using black participants in his study, Masters contacts a journalist to promote his efforts, using the debunking of sexual stereotypes as the lure. Johnson is forced to accept DePaul's choice to end her chemotherapy treatments. Gene uncovers the truth about Betty and Helen's relationship. Libby fires Coral after discovering she lied about Robert.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Asterion

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Aug 25, 2014
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Asterion Aug 25, 2014 In the wake of Masters' discovery that Johnson has continued to have romantic relationships with other men, he becomes impotent without her knowledge and cuts off their sexual work together. He tries to keep his new clinic solvent over the course of three years by borrowing against his house, offering medical services to the hotel - and finally accepting money from his mother.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Parliament of Owls

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Jul 13, 2015
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Parliament of Owls Jul 13, 2015 Masters and Johnson face the press for the first time.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Three's a Crowd

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Jul 20, 2015
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Three's a Crowd Jul 20, 2015 Masters takes on a high profile patient. Virginia and Libby come to terms.

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Season 03, Episode 03 The Excitement of Release

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Jul 27, 2015
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The Excitement of Release Jul 27, 2015 Masters and Johnson look to capitalize on their burgeoning fame.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Undue Influence

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Aug 3, 2015
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Undue Influence Aug 3, 2015 Masters seeks unexpected advice. Virginia is distracted by news of Henry.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Matters of Gravity

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Aug 10, 2015
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Matters of Gravity Aug 10, 2015 Johnson's parents arrive unannounced. Masters takes on a promising patient.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Two Scents

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Aug 17, 2015
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Two Scents Aug 17, 2015 Masters and Johnson take on a famous couple hoping to renew their sex life.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Monkey Business

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Aug 24, 2015
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Monkey Business Aug 24, 2015 Masters and Johnson are interviewed as they take on an exotic new patient.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Freefall

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Sep 12, 2016
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Freefall Sep 12, 2016 In the wake of their fallout, Masters and Johnson search for purpose in a world without one another and look to work as their personal lives crash down around them. Libby finds herself alone for the first time since her marriage and discovers some unexpected allies. Season premiere.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Inventory

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Sep 19, 2016
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Inventory Sep 19, 2016 Masters and Johnson turn to new partners in an effort to put the past behind them and focus on their expanding clinic. Given their fractured triangle, Libby reevaluates her relationship with Bill and Virginia.

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Season 04, Episode 03 The Pleasure Protocol

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Sep 26, 2016
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The Pleasure Protocol Sep 26, 2016 Masters and Johnson adjust to new partners, but their respective cases have them second-guessing the instinct to remain separated. A romantic prospect pushes Libby to embrace life as a newly single woman of the sexual revolution.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Coats or Keys

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Oct 3, 2016
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Coats or Keys Oct 3, 2016 Johnson, Masters, Libby and Keller wind up together at a party thrown by Art and Nancy. Pairings and perspectives shift as the night wears on, until the light of day exposes the consequences of the evening.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Outliers

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Oct 10, 2016
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Outliers Oct 10, 2016 Johnson and Masters' troubles come to a head as the trial begins with Keller leading the charge. Virginia does her best to revive their career as Bill faces the reality of what the charges could mean for him, Johnson and the practice.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Family Only

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Oct 17, 2016
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Family Only Oct 17, 2016 Johnson looks to get her relationship with Masters back on track while Masters does his best to find satisfaction elsewhere. Betty and Helen ready themselves for a new addition; Art and Nancy discuss the consequences of their party.

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Season 04, Episode 07 In To Me You See

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Oct 24, 2016
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In To Me You See Oct 24, 2016 Masters looks to groom Art as his protege in a new area of research as Johnson does her best to keep Nancy at arm's length. Betty seeks an unlikely source for assistance in her fight for equal rights to Helen's baby.

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