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Pilot

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.

Written by: Michelle Ashford

Directed By: John Madden

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From TV Fanatic:
If you came to Showtime's Masters of Sex pilot expecting to see some sort of pornographic, sudsy, twerk-fest... you were definitely in for a shock.

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From Vulture:
Showtime threw the full weight of the network behind Masters of Sex.

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From TV.com:
There is a revolution coming.

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From The Atlantic:
A smart new Showtime series about sex researchers William H. Masters and Virginia Johnson examines inherently eye-popping subject matter without exploiting it.

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Showtime Advisories
Adult Language, Adult Content, Nudity, Mild Violence

Duration
61 min.

Rating
TVMA

Audio Format
Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1, English/Spanish

Video Format
HDTV, Closed Captioning

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