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Pilot

Original Air Date: Sep 29, 2013

Series premiere. Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen), 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 (Lizzy Caplan) joins the hospital secretarial staff and proves herself to be an asset to Masters' work.

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4 Seasons, 40 Episodes

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  • Season 4

    The seventies are in full swing and sexual experimentation is all the rage. Masters and Johnson should be celebrating, but their clinic is in legal trouble, their personal lives are in tatters and their relationship is on the rocks.

    Season 4
  • Season 3

    Thrust into the spotlight by the publication of their controversial study, Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson find themselves the unlikely leaders of the sexual revolution.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson struggle to get their work back on track while taking their relationship to a much more intimate place; Libby flounders in a loveless marriage and turns to volunteering.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Former singer and single mother Virginia Johnson becomes the assistant to renowned OBGYN William Masters. They embark on their pioneering study in human sexuality while trying to navigate their personal feelings for each other.

    Season 1
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