TV Club: Masters Of Sex: “Three’s A Crowd”

Turns out, as many suspected, there were actual legal reasons for the new weird disclaimer at the end of Masters Of Sex this season, and I wasn’t the only one dumbfounded by the messy wrangle of Masters and Johnson’s kids in last week’s premiere. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter this week, showrunner Michelle Ashford refers to an “astronomical legal hurdle” that she and the show had to overcome, somehow resulting in the fact that on the show, both Gini and Bill have three kids now. When Gini’s new/old/fake husband George says that they’re considering Scott and Lisa as names for Gini’s baby, those are actually the names of their real-life kids. By the end of the episode, Gini has a daughter (ostensibly “Lisa”), so the tally on both sides is now two fictional kids, one factual. Hokay.

Ashford promises that …

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