For a show that’s mostly about human sexual response, Masters of Sex makes sure to remind us about the importance of bonds between partners, coworkers, friends, lovers, and so on. With “Family Only,” those bonds are tested as characters grapple with seeking what they truly want and rejecting what they shouldn’t want because it will just bring them trouble. Let’s dive right in.
“High Anxiety” builds off of some established ideas in “Surrogates” and continues with them to deliver some very strong scenes that bring out some of the best acting on the season so far. Virginia is back at work to deal with the surrogacy program, Austin’s bad news gets worse, Libby makes a decision, Johnny acts like a dick, Betty is stuck in the middle, there’s something here for everyone. Let’s jump into “High Anxiety.”