“Masters of Sex” Season 2 Episode 2 “Kyrie Eleison” airs on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. on Showtime. WARNING: Spoilers ahead! Read only if you want to learn more about Movie News Guide’s (MNG) “Masters of Sex” Season 2 Episode 2 “Kyrie Eleison” spoilers.
“Masters of Sex” Season 2 Premiere Episode 1 “Parallax” aired on July 13, 2014. It was directed by Michael Apted and Michelle Ashford. Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) and Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Kaplan) faced the aftermath of the failed video presentation that brought critical changes in their relationship, as well as their separate lives, in “Masters of Sex” Season 1 Finale “Manhigh” (air date: December 15, 2013).
Speaking of their relationship, Bill and Gini had been meeting at a hotel under an alias. Gini remained firm that it was all for research, but Bill told her that it was so much more than that. Bill also told his mother, Elizabeth (Ann Dowd), about his affair with Gini.
In “Parallax,” Bill was fired from his work in the sex study. He was convinced by Libby to accept to work under Douglas Greathouse (Danny Huston) at the Gateway Memorial Hospital. His relationship with Libby (Caitlin Fitzgerald) continued to be complicated since the arrival of their newborn child. It seemed that Bill could not take care of his child like what his father and mother did to him.
Bill also met with his former test subject/prostitute, Betty (Annaleigh Ashford). She was now in a relationship with her wealthy husband Gene (Greg Grunberg). Gene gave a large donation for Bill’s study despite not knowing that Betty was a part of the study.
Gini, on the other hand, refused that proposition made by Ethan (Nicolas D’ Agosto. He asked her to marry him and to move in California in order to lessen her financial problems. Gini returned to work alongside Dr. Lillian DePaul (Julianne Nicholson) who underpaid her. Unfortunately, her problem didn’t end there. Gini was having a hard time turning down every advances that came her way from several doctors in her workplace.
Meanwhile, Barton (Beau Bridges) underwent electorshock in order to battle with his homosexuality. Margaret (Allison Janney) previously got mad after he cannot perform their intercourse face-to-face. In the end, Beau tried to hang himself after the failed treatment. Good thing was that Margaret and their daughter, Vivian (Rose McIver) was there to save him on time.
SPOILER ALERT: “Masters of Sex” Season 2 Episode 2 “Kyrie Eleison” airs on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. on Showtime.
According to Yale University, “Kyrie Eleison”, which is the title of the latest “Masters of Sex,” refers to the Greek-Latin phrase meaning “Lord, have mercy!” It is a commonly used phrase in Christina liturgies.
TV Guide posted that the upcoming episode will introduce Barbara (Betsy Brandt) as Libby’s handpicked secretary for Bill. Libby encourages him to leave Gini behind their sex research. Barbara will replace Miss Horchow (Margo Martindale) and Libby (Caitlin Fitzgerald) as Master’s office assistant.
On the other hand, Virginia will be caught in the middle of another problem. Will she ask Bill to rehire her? If not, can she and her child survive despite their financial woes?
And that’s it for the “Masters of Sex” Season 2 Premiere Episode 2 “Kyrie Eleison” spoilers. Check out MNG regularly for the latest news about “Masters of Sex,” including recaps and spoilers, as well as other entertainment news.
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