Masters of Sex (2013–2016)
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Phallic Victories 

Masters and Libby compile study information for hospital-wide presentation; DePaul and Johnson travel to a medical convention; Virginia's ex returns finds Ethan playing father to his children.


Phil Abraham


Michelle Ashford (developer), Thomas Maier (book) | 1 more credit »




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
Heléne Yorke ... Jane Martin
Julianne Nicholson ... Dr. Lillian DePaul
Mather Zickel ... George Johnson
Michael Cassidy ... Dr. Malcolm Toll
Amanda Jane Cooper ... Sissy
Cole Sand ... Henry Johnson
Kayla Madison ... Tessa Johnson
Evan Arnold ... Dr. Ditmer
Rebecca Staab ... Enid
Rebecca Larsen ... Betsy


Ethan, already the kids' favorite visitor by far, sweetly volunteers to 'babysit' while Virgina and DePaul attend a medical convention, which they miss anyway because their bus arrived too late. Their father rivals for their affection, but soon realizes Ethan would make an ideal stepfather. Having fired Virginia as assistant, Masters must prepare his research results presentation with near-clueless Libby, a recipe for disaster, and decides to 'spice up' the material. Lilian and Virginia, now her assistant in the breast cancer project, don't even male it to an out of state medical convention, but get inspired to propagate the simple test alternatively. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

8 December 2013 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Amazing build up for finale
12 December 2013 | by soreal-bhadoriaSee all my reviews

Best episode for me of this season or on par with Catherine. Whole episode was brilliantly done and with phenomenal performances from all, Obviously. One scene with Dr. Masters lying in the bed answering questions of Libby, gave me goosebumps. Dialogue writing was tremendous and meaningful. There were funny, witty, sad, insightful one liners throughout the episode. Best line of the episode for me was by Masters :- "That question lay outside our area of inquiry.". When you will watch the episode you will know why it was the best line. Only sad thing now is that there's only 1 episode left and can't really wait a whole year . Best New Series this fall.

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