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Masters of Sex 

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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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Michelle Ashford
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Sheen ...  Dr. William Masters 46 episodes, 2013-2016
Lizzy Caplan ...  Virginia Johnson 46 episodes, 2013-2016
Caitlin FitzGerald ...  Libby Masters 46 episodes, 2013-2016
Annaleigh Ashford ...  Betty DiMello 37 episodes, 2013-2016
Teddy Sears ...  Dr. Austin Langham 29 episodes, 2013-2016
Kevin Christy ...  Lester Linden 26 episodes, 2013-2016
Beau Bridges ...  Dr. Barton Scully 21 episodes, 2013-2016
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Storyline

1956: Dr. Charles Alfred Kinsey, Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, dies. Fertility surgeon and specialist, Dr. William Howell Masters, also fascinated with the science surrounding human sexuality, meets future research partner, Virginia Ellis Johnson, at Washington University in Missouri. Written by LA-Lawyer

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Arousing America's curiosity (Season 1) See more »

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Drama | Romance

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Channel 4 [UK] | Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 2013 (USA) See more »

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Masters & Johnson See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Annaleigh Ashford was visibly pregnant during season 4, so her body was modified with CGI or hidden behind objects as much as possible. She ended up missing the last three episodes of the season when eventually gave birth. See more »

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The art seen in Virginia's child's comic book is of a modern style. Additionally, the printing of the comic book is modern and not the four-color printing that was in use at the time. See more »

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8 over 10
27 September 2013 | by emmanuel-mg-87See all my reviews

There's not much to review to this series, the background story its not new but very interesting, kind of unknown and accurate about the research of sexology by the gynecologist William Howell Masters, i have the chance to read 1 of his books long time ago in the school "Human Sexual Response" its good to learn about his work in this very different and entertaining way.

It is not a series for everyone as you already know the whole plot is about sex, and there's is a good quantity of nudity on the show.

In the start you can see that is really well made in all the technical and artistic aspect, and performed in the best way by all the actors, starting with the 2 best: Michael Sheen & Lizzy Caplan.

And thats it, is just the beginning of this promising series, as usual (here on IMDb) its not easy for me just put a number at the quality and effort of the peoples work specially with this one, cause perhaps it is too early to make a review, but i will rate it with 8 over 10.

If you have the time and age, you definitely should watch it.


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