It was only about 10 years ago that TV characters couldn't even say "bitch" or "damn" on-screen, let alone settle in for a graphic romp in the sack. But we've come a long way, baby, and TV shows are all about the sex.
Now, it almost feels as though TV shows are competing with each other to see who can push the boundaries of sexual decency the farthest. The creative juices are flowing as series after series comes up with all sorts of sexual positions and acts to show.
TV has also reached a moment in time where homosexual sex is being normalized and portrayed with the same amounts of graphic realism as heterosexual sex. Boundary-pushing sex scenes have also become an intriguing method for sparking debate and showing support.
To prove our point, we've rounded up 16 of the best shows that have had the most graphic sex scenes on TV.
A version of this article was originally published in July 2016.