If you’re not already planning on watching Showtime’s new series, “Masters of Sex,” when it premieres Sunday (Sept. 29), star Lizzy Caplan promises everyone could learn a thing or two in the bedroom from the show.
Caplan reveals in GQ‘s October issue the educational values of the series. “If you watch ‘Masters of Sex,’ you will score chicks,” Caplan says. “This is everything your readers need to know. I know that the show will be equally relevant to men and women, if for no other reason: tits!”
In “Masters of Sex,” Caplan and Michael Sheen play the real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson. The series chronicles the unusual lives, romance, and pop culture trajectory of Masters and Johnson and their research which exploded the sexual revolution. “They basically figured out that the female body is far better equipped for sex than the male body,” Caplan says. “Women can have multiple orgasms; men cannot. They’re actually the sexual athletes, not the men.”
Caplan also discusses her stance on double standards. “If a woman said to me, ‘Hey missy, you look like ménage trois material,’ yes I would find that flattering,” Caplan says. “If a man said that to me, I would be offended. It’s a double standard.”
And as for how much tongue to use on the first date, Caplan offers this advice: “There’s nothing more offensive than when a guy only uses half of his tongue on the first date. For what? Unclear. Just use all of your tongue whatever you do on the first date.”
“Masters of Sex” premieres Sunday, Sept. 29 at 10 p.m. ET on Showtime.