She backs down and allows it, but it leaves her alone for the holidays. Bill's complete inability to perform on-camera seems a little odd — he hasn't had a problem with public speaking in the past, even if he's seemed a little stiff — and while the show might be trying to imply that Bill's impotence has caused an across-the-board crisis of confidence, well, that seems a little far-fetched, too.
But it's properly moving (yeah, I said it) once Bill figures out a way to talk about sexuality and shame and vocabulary on-camera — it's one of the first times Bill, our Bill, from Masters of Sex, actually seems like Perhaps the best moments of the episode come, once again, from Lester, who has some really strong feelings about how the CBS crew should be doing its job.
If you'd asked me a few months ago what I most wanted to see on this season of Masters of Sex, I would've said that I was anxious to see Bill and Virginia finally get together.
I thought their eventual coupling would be a happy thing.
By the end of the hour, we're back to Virginia and Bill, just the two of them, only at the offices instead of the hotel.