ER (1994) is a classic medical drama that follows the lives of the doctors and nurses working in the emergency room of a Chicago hospital. The show was a huge hit and ran for 15 seasons, making it one of the longest-running medical dramas in television history.
The show was known for its realistic portrayal of medical cases and its intense drama. But it was also known for its steamy and passionate moments between the characters. ER featured some of the most memorable sexual moments in television history.
One of the most iconic sexual moments in ER was the kiss between Dr. Doug Ross (George Clooney) and Nurse Carol Hathaway (Julianna Margulies). The kiss was a pivotal moment in the show and set the tone for the rest of the series.
Another memorable sexual moment was when Dr. Mark Greene (Anthony Edwards) and Dr. Elizabeth Corday (Alex Kingston) had a passionate night together. This was a major turning point in their relationship and it was a very powerful moment in the show.
The show also featured some steamy moments between Dr. John Carter (Noah Wyle) and Nurse Abby Lockhart (Maura Tierney). Their relationship was a roller coaster ride and their sexual moments were some of the most intense in the show.
ER was a groundbreaking show that pushed the boundaries of what was acceptable on television. The show featured some of the most memorable sexual moments in television history and these moments will be remembered for years to come.
Characters discuss sex, infidelity, promiscuity, homosexuality, transsexuality, and masturbation between each other, sometimes in a medical context (this sometimes involves teens and children) or casually. These conversations are not graphic and at times comical. Prostitution is also mentioned as many patients (men and women, who are sometimes teens and even children) are said to be prostitutes.
Characters are occasionally seen kissing and making out
Characters flirt with each other throughout the show, this sometimes includes sexual innuendos.
Medical procedures are done on certain patients' genitalia throughout the show. Nothing is ever seen other than the doctor's arms being in between the patient's legs or pictures being taken. This includes circumcisions, rape kit exams (at times done on cadavers and unconscious patients), pap smears, recovery of items stuck inside patients, abortions, and births. This sometimes involves teens and children. Pubic hair, ejaculation, penetration, erections, semen, and impotency are mentioned. Doctors sometimes go into detail and describe what is being done in medical terms.
There are scenes where sex is implied. For example, characters are seen next to each other in bed or other times characters are kissing each other and undressing before the scene cuts away.
There are occasional sex scenes throughout, characters are sometimes heard moaning & panting (at times loudly and off-screen) and they are seen moving under some sheets and kissing each other. These scenes are usually brief and not graphic, at times we see the bare buttocks of some characters when getting out of bed, a woman's bare back, or the side of a woman's boobs. In some extremely rare instances, we see a woman's bare breasts, but very briefly and hard to see. Although some seasons don't have any sex scenes at all, some have multiple.
Male & female rear nudity is seen throughout the show, sometimes in a medical context or sexual context (characters getting out of bed after intercourse). This is usually brief, although there are some close-up shots in a few episodes.
STDs are mentioned and discussed throughout the show, some characters contract them. Methods of contraception and practicing safe sex are usually mentioned in these conversations, this sometimes involves teens.
Men are sometimes seen in their underwear and women are also occasionally seen in their bra & panties or lingerie
Some women throughout the show are braless and their nipples can briefly be seen poking through their shirts.
We clearly see the bare breasts of a woman in ONE episode throughout the show. This is an elderly woman, in a medical context and it is brief.
Some men are seen air humping, touching themselves, and masturbating. This is extremely rare and usually very brief, hand movements are seen under sheets or they are seen grabbing their crotch. The term "jerking off" is sometimes used
A close-up of a man scratching his bulge in an episode. A man with an erection through his boxers is seen in another.
Dildos and vibrators are very briefly seen (also heard) and discussed in some episodes. Inflatable dolls are also seen in a few episodes. Some patients are seen coming in leather gimp suits.
Characters are seen watching pornography in an episode in one of the last seasons, we only hear the audio of a man and a woman moaning loudly and talking sexually (telling the man to spank her)
Pedophilia is discussed pretty graphically in some episodes. A few patients throughout the show are pedophiles, in one episode a man is seen following a child inside a bathroom and in another, a man is seen grooming children.
Many characters are victims of rape, this is sometimes described pretty graphically as the victims are questioned. The victims are at times teenagers and elderly people. Some episodes also involve the sexual abuse of children and rape kit exams are done on them too. There are a series of episodes which revolve around a serial rapist.