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Drama about the pioneers of the science of human sexuality whose research touched off the sexual revolution.

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On the heels of their disastrous dinner in New York, Masters and Johnson return to find their life's work in jeopardy while under the scrutiny of the press and their publisher in ...


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 Dr. William Masters (36 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Virginia Johnson (36 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Libby Masters (36 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Dr. Austin Langham (27 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Betty DiMello (27 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Lester Linden (20 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Barton Scully (17 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Jane Martin (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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Drama about the pioneers of the science of human sexuality whose research touched off the sexual revolution.

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In Masters and Johnson's studies from 1957 until 1965, they recorded laboratory data on the anatomy and physiology of human sexual response based on direct observation of 382 women and 312 men aged between 18 and 89 in having sex or masturbating. See more »

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In the introduction sequence, the quarter being inserted into the vending machine behind Michael Sheen's name says, "Quarter Dollar" under Washington's profile. This design was introduced for the "50 State Quarters" program, which began in 1999. A quarter from the time of this show, set more than 40 years earlier than this TV show, would clearly show the year of minting beneath Washington's profile. See more »

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Best show of 2013
17 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

The title "Masters of Sex" works on many levels and the creators of the show are well aware of the attention that this title will draw. This show is about the first scientific research in the area of sex based on the Masters and Johnson studies, who are the protagonists of the story set to the backdrop of the late 1950's at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. The set design is just about right and it very accurately represents the theme and ideology of the time. The characters are sketched out perfectly and there is no dearth of good acting performances with Michael Sheen stealing the show for his portrayal of the incredibly complex William Masters. The main part of the show is of course the study of human sexual response which implies a lot of mature content. These scenes, however tastefully done, may be a little too strong for the average viewer but if one can get over the explicit content, one can see their relevance to the plot. The story still seems a little empty at certain times but can be expected to fill up as it progresses with the introduction of new characters. All in all, a very well presented and unique show.


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