Masters of Sex Season 1 Finale Recap: Making It Rain


I’m not sure how I thought Masters of Sex’s season finale was going to end, but this wasn’t it. From the beginning, the show has aimed high, and at times it has buckled a bit under the weight of its ambition, but to finish things on a pathetic fallacy-tinged romantic (sort of) cliffhanger? I didn’t see that coming.


The episode was a bit uneven, but the acting, per usual, was stellar, and in between heavy-handed weather metaphors, Masters of Sex continued to explore the incomprehensible weirdness that is the human psyche and to offer up casually brutal depictions of sexism and homophobia. It also included one of the season’s funniest scenes — Masters telling Lester he can spot a statistically average masturbator a mile away exemplified the show’s understated humor.  Read More...


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