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Masters of Sex: Race to Space

The Provost shuts down the research when he hears about the couples study and Masters is forced to move it elsewhere. Masters blames Virginia and fires her, but keeps her on until he can find a replacement.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x2
Airdate: Sunday October 06th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

AU (SBS ONE) Oct 10, 2013
IE (RTÉ TWO) Oct 11, 2013
UK (MORE4) Oct 15, 2013


Guest Stars
Beau BridgesBeau Bridges
As Provost Barton Scully
Helene YorkeHelene Yorke
As Jane Martin
Annaleigh AshfordAnnaleigh Ashford
As Betty DiMello
Rae FosterRae Foster
As Dottie
Nicholle TomNicholle Tom
As Maureen
Ellen WroeEllen Wroe
As Ginger
Brian HoweBrian Howe
As Sam (Chief of Police)
Elizabeth DennehyElizabeth Dennehy
As Head of Human Resources
April Parker-JonesApril Parker-Jones
As Mrs. Katcher
Ruby LewisRuby Lewis
As Connie

Co-Guest Stars
Cole SandCole Sand
As Henry Johnson
Kayla MadisonKayla Madison
As Tessa Johnson
Kandis EricksonKandis Erickson
As Pam
Kristin SlaysmanKristin Slaysman
As Bernadette
Debbie JaffeDebbie Jaffe
As Nurse Grand
Clark MooreClark Moore
As Officer Burt
Main Cast
Michael SheenMichael Sheen
As Dr. William H. Masters
Lizzy CaplanLizzy Caplan
As Virginia E. Johnson
Caitlin FitzgeraldCaitlin Fitzgerald
As Libby Masters
Teddy SearsTeddy Sears
As Dr. Austin Langham
Nick DNick D'Agosto
As Dr. Ethan Haas


We see Virginia dressing in her bedroom, telling her children in the other room what to have for breakfast. As she pins her stockings, she practices in the mirror; she is practicing how to respond to William's request that they engage in the research themselves. She envisions telling William that it's an unreasonable request. ..

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Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerMichelle Ashford  |  Amy Lippman  |  Sarah Timberman  |  Carl Beverly  |  Judith Verno
Co-Executive ProducerTyler Bensinger
ProducerGreg Prange  |  Michael Dinner  |  Thomas Maier  |  Tammy Rosen  |  Michael Sheen
Co-ProducerValerie Joseph
Consulting ProducerRichard Levine  |  Lynnie Greene
Associate ProducerAaron Klemanski  |  Chris Leanza
Production DesignerMichael Wylie
EditorJordan Goldman
CastingRisa Bramon Garcia  |  Bernard Telsey
Unit Production ManagerJack Philbrick
First Assistant DirectorGary Goldman
Second Assistant DirectorRyan Krayser
MusicMichael Penn
Music EditorJames Bladon
Music SupervisorLiz Gallacher
Costume DesignerAne Crabtree
Set DecoratorHalina Siwolop
Supervising Sound EditorLauren Stephens
Re-Recording MixerR. Russell Smith  |  Robert Edmondson
Director of PhotographyMichael Weaver (2)
Art DirectorElizabeth H. Gray
Executive Story EditorSam Shaw (1)
Makeup Department Head Jean Black
Casting AssociateSteve Maisel
Original CastingJunie Lowry-Johnson  |  Libby Goldstein
Hair Department HeadMarie Larkin
DeveloperMichelle Ashford
Based On The Book ByThomas Maier
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