NSFW: 16 Of The Steamiest TV Sex Scenes

Sex on television has come a long way since the period when married couples weren’t even allowed to share the same bed. These days, cable networks can show some extremely sultry stuff. From graphic nudity to extremely taboo encounters, some of the most beloved shows on TV today like Game of Thrones and Masters of Sex are full of people getting it on. Network TV, though a lot more strict in terms of what can and can’t be shown, has also gotten super creative when putting their characters in sensual situations. Here are 16 of the steamiest TV sex scenes ever. We’ve included the season & episode for each sexy moment, so if you want to go back a re-watch, be our guest! *wink wink*

1
Outlander (Season 1, Episode 7)
Sam Heughan, Caitriona Balfe, Outlander, Starz, 092815
Starz
Starz's Outlander hands down has some of the best sex scenes on television right now. It helps that the show's stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe are basically supermodels. On the show, the actors' characters Jamie and Claire get married to avoid Claire's incarceration. Though they had some serious electricity, they'd never actually been romantically involved until their wedding night. But OH...the wedding night made up for all of the tension and the waiting. The seventh episode of season one is basically an entire episode of sex, and it's just as delicious as it sounds.
2
The Tudors (Season 1, Episode 10)
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Natalie Dormer, The Tudors, Showtime, 092815
Showtime
If The Tudors is accurate, then 16th century England was sexy to the extreme. Henry VIII had six wives, and an immeasurable number of sexual conquests. However, Henry's steamiest encounters on the show involved the notorious Anne Boleyn, played by Natalie Dormer. Between Dormer and Jonathan Rhys Meyers in a very sexy scene in the woods, you're definitely going to need to come up for some air.
3
Masters of Sex (Season 2, Episode 11)
Caitlin FitzGerald, Jocko Sims, Masters of Sex, Showtime, 092815
Showtime
As the title of the show suggests, there are a lot of graphic sex scenes on Masters of Sex. Admittedly, a lot of this happens in doctor's offices and lab rooms, but there is still a ton that happen in bedrooms, hotel rooms and even on kitchen floors. For nearly two seasons Libby Masters suffered silently, while her husband Bill carried on an affair with his partner Virgina Johnson; and then ironically become impotent for a time. Luckily, Libby was able to find relief in a MUCH needed orgasm. As soon as Civil Right's activist Robert Franklin appeared on the show, there was an obvious spark between the two.  An interracial couple in the early 1960's wasn't exactly kosher, so they skirted around one another for a time. But then, Libby decided to show up at Robert's door late one evening. Let's just say that the encounter was explosive.
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4
How To Get Away With Murder (Season 1, Episode 4)
Jack Falahee, How To Get Away With Murder, ABC, 092915
ABC
There is nothing better than a show with a powerful lead actor that is full of suspense and intrigue. Add a whole lot of sex into that equation and you have a true gem on your hands. Though Emmy Award winning actress Viola Davis' character has a ton of sexy fun herself, it was her intern Connor's sexy excursion with a man named Pax that took the cake during season one. Though Connor was kind of dating his now-boyfriend Oliver at the time, Pax had some information that he needed and he was going to do whatever it took to get it. From the looks of it, getting down and dirty with Pax was no real hardship for Connor. At the end of the episode, Pax even said, “He did this thing to my ass that made my eyes water.”
5
Game of Thrones (Season 1, Episode 2)
Emilia Clarke, Jason Moma, Game of Thrones, HBO, 092915
HBO
Though Daenerys Targaryen was quite apprehensive of Khal Drogo when she was forced to marry him, the two definitely connected in more ways than one. Having both a culture and language barrier, it looked like these two were doomed at first. However, Daenerys got some pointers on the art of seduction rather quickly, and the sexy pair quickly came to an understanding first in the bedroom, and then outside of it. By the second episode of the series, their communication both physically and mentally was electric.
6
Power (Season 1, Episode 7)
Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren, Power, Starz, 093015
Starz
Jamie and Angela were high school sweethearts who reunite after many years of being apart. All of the chemistry and fire that was present in their youth is still there, only they are grown now and they can do some very adult things. Though Jamie is married, which makes all of this very naughty, you might just find yourself empathizing with them.  Jamie and Angela were knocking boots well before episode seven, but this romp in particular requires a cold shower post viewing. Seriously, the heat between these two could light New York City ablaze.
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7
House of Cards (Season 2, Episode 10)
Molly Parker, Mahershala Ali, House of Cards, Netflix, 092915
Netflix
A lot of the sex in House of Cards is actually not all that sexy. The image of Frank, Claire and Frank's bodyguard Meechum together is something that you can't unsee. Luckily, congresswoman Jackie Sharp and lobbyist Remy Danton's relationship is a lot steamier. Though the duo had been hooking up for some time prior to the tenth episode of season two, this episode definitely marks their sexiest encounter. As Remy pleasures Jackie, the camera focuses only on her face until she orgasms. Because Remy is out of focus, Jackie's pleasure alone makes the scene super steamy.
8
Sex and the City (Season 3, Episode 1)
Kim Cattrall, Sex and the City, HBO, 092915
HBO
Honestly most of Kim Cattrall's scenes as Samantha Jones in Sex in the City were super sexy, but her scene with her fireman was just beyond sizzling. Not only do these two get hot and heavy in the bedroom, they get busy in the firehouse, using the firetruck and fireman's gear as their props. It's beyond smokin' hot.
9
Empire (Season 1, Episode 7)
Taraji P Henson, Terrence Howard, Empire, FOX, 092915
FOX
Obviously, Empire's Lucious Lyon is a terrible person. He let his ex-wife Cookie go to jail for 17 years for a crime they committed together, and then he divorced her, and refused any contact with her while she was still in jail. Despite all of this, chemistry between the duo is electric and after all of the back and forth, the sexual innuendo and the snide comments, Lucious and Cookie finally gave into their desires. Though the sex alone was explosive, Lucious' fiance catching them in the act definitely caused some sparks.
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10
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Season 6, Episode 9)
Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Marsters, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The WB, 092915
The WB
Yes, we all know that Angel and Buffy were meant to be together, and if it wasn't for that pesky issue Angel had with his soul, they might have lived happily ever after-ish. Despite all of that, it was Buffy and Spike's, hateful lusty relationship that made Buffy the Vampire Slayer super sexy. After four seasons of tormenting one another, the sexy vamp and the slayer get together (on the down low of course) and it was sooo worth the wait.
11
Grey's Anatomy (Season 2, Episode 27)
Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey, Grey's Anatomy, ABC, 092915
ABC
There was a time when Grey's Anatomy was truly one of the best shows on television. Though the cast has changed a lot since then (the show is on season 12), we must still pay homage to the iconic chemistry between Ellen Pompeo's Meredith and Patrick Dempsey's Derek. There has been a lot of sex on the show, however, Meredith and Derek's encounter in the exam room during Seattle Grace's prom takes the cake. There was so much longing and desire, that television screens nearly burst in anticipation.
12
True Blood (Season 4, Episode 9)
Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, HBO, 092915
HBO
There is A LOT of steamy vampy sex in True Blood. However, the threesome between Sookie, Bill and Eric (though imagined) was everything that True Blood fans had been waiting for. Admittedly, the whole thing was a ton more PG than the majority of the scenes from the show. However, it's just enough to let your imagination begin running wild. Oh and that double bite at the end...yes please.
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13
Soul Food (Season 1, Episode 1)
Nicole Ari Parker, Boris Kodjoe, Soul Food, Showtime, 092915
Showtime
Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe's characters Teri and Damon met on Showtime's Soul Food when he was delivering packages to her law office. Though Teri tried her best to deny it, the chemistry between the two was off the chain from the get go, and they ended up in bed together shortly thereafter. Sometimes art even imitates life, because Parker and Kodjoe have been married in real life for ten years.
14
Scandal (Season 2, Episode 14)
Tony Goldwyn, Kerry Washington, Scandal, ABC, 092815
ABC
Think what you want about Olivia and Fitz's relationship outside of the bedroom, but their chemistry certainly ignite some sheets. With the added element of their forbidden love and Fitz's "superpower", things get hot and heavy between these two extremely quickly. There have been a lot of stolen moments between Olitz on Scandal, but their romp in a cramped electrical closet might just take the cake. Though they were fighting at the time, their lust for one another was still palpable. So much so, that in this particular scene, the raw, carnal sex shown is enough to make you forget your watching network television. 
15
Orange Is The New Black (Season 1, Episode 1)
Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Orange Is The New Black, 092915
Netflix
Piper Champman might be one of the most annoying characters in a television series. However her relationship with her ex-girlfriend Alex is still sexy as hell. In the opening of the pilot, the audience gets a glimpse of their relationship in a flashback. The slow, sensual pace as they go at it in the shower is just enough to get your heart beating rather quickly. Luckily, its only a warm up for what is to come later.
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16
Game of Thrones (Season 3, Episode 5)
Rose Leslie, Game of Thrones, HBO, 093015
HBO
Game of Thrones lovers knew that it would be a waste if Jon Snow and his perfect hair were to continue to be celibate for the duration of the show. Luckily, Jon and Wildling Ygritte crossed paths and we all learned just exactly what Jon Snow knows. Escaping from their responsibilities and the world around them, Jon and Ygritte locked themselves in a hot-spring cave and got down to business. Looking back, the duo should have DEFINITELY stayed in their love cave.

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