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Standard Deviation 

A woman pregnant with quadruplets comes to the hospital and Dr. Haas lobbies for the case. A female gynecologist joins the staff. Both Dr. Masters and his wife learn a secret and both get what they want.

Director:

Lawrence Trilling

Writers:

Michelle Ashford (developer), Thomas Maier (book) | 1 more credit »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Sheen ... Dr. William Masters
Lizzy Caplan ... Virginia Johnson
Caitlin FitzGerald ... Libby Masters
Teddy Sears ... Dr. Austin Langham (credit only)
Nicholas D'Agosto ... Dr. Ethan Haas
Beau Bridges ... Dr. Barton Scully
Julianne Nicholson ... Dr. Lillian DePaul
Annaleigh Ashford ... Betty DiMello
Finn Wittrock ... Dale
Mae Whitman ... Patient
Greg Grunberg ... Gene Moretti
Lauren Weedman ... Quadruplets' Mother
Sara Rae Foster ... Dottie (as Rae Foster)
Nicholle Tom ... Maureen
Ellen Wroe ... Ginger
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Dr. William Masters wants to render his study statistically relevant by broadening it to an average test persons population. So men are recruited trough the brothel, but in stead of 'average'' clients they are call boys. On e of them, Dale, convinces Masters to study gays too and hands him the blackmail munition: he's the married provosts's secret lover. Dr. Ethan Haas wants out of Masters's shadow by delivering quadruplets and gets the provost's permission, but his mentor takes over. When Libby Masters despairs about the fertility treatment, Virginia breaks medical confidentiality by telling her William is the sperm count patient, but Ethan announces shortly after she's finally pregnant. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Romance

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2013 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Chances Are
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Performed by Johnny Mathis
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Conflicts abound
11 November 2016 | by Mr-FusionSee all my reviews

All kinds of small bombshells are going off in 'Standard Deviation'; Libby finally knows it's not her fault she's not pregnant; Betty's hopes for child-bearing are crushed by occupational hazard; and Masters, infuriated by unacceptable lab conditions resorts to blackmail at its nastiest to get the experiment moved back into the hospital. Describing these events makes them sounds soap opera-ish, but that isn't the case; this is simmering drama with the occasional surprise that's never really telegraphed.

It's Masters who takes charge of this episode, giving Sheen free reign to really play up the massive ego. The real surprise is how calculating this character is when he needs to be.

Solid episode all around.

7/10


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