Masters of Sex Review: "Fight"

July 28, 2014 3:44 PM

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Masters of Sex Review: "Fight"

That’s Virginia Johnson at the end of “Fight,” Masters of Sex’s finest episode to date (one that single-handedly moved the show from “good” to “great”), talking about the boxing match between Archie Moore and Yvon Durelle that framed the episode’s action—serving as a handy metaphor for the back-and-forth between Virginia and Bill—while also calling back to something she said to her daughter at the beginning of the episode explaining why she likes traditional fairy tales: “You like knowing how things are going to end.”

We already know how this ends. We’ve known since before the show even premiered that Masters and Johnson eventually wind up together. But—thanks to this excellent episode—I still want to see it.

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