Masters and Johnson: The Science of Sex
A profile of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, whose research into sexual behavior laid "the basic foundation" for sex therapy, according to Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Included: archival footage of 1950s laboratory research concealed until the 1966 release of the book "Human Sexual Response." Also: a look at how their professional relationship led to a 20-year marriage. Hugh Hefner is interviewed. Jack Perkins narrates.
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- Premiered: February 16, 1987
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter G… (more)