17 Moments From TV Shows That Are Hotter Than Sex Scenes

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Any scene with Rio and Beth on Good Girls…whew!

We recently asked the members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us moments from TV shows that were much hotter than actual sex scenes. Here are their steamiest replies:


When Anthony told Kate that she was the bane of his existence and the object of his desires in Bridgerton.


“Well written, great actors with amazing chemistry. Perfection!”



When soulless Sam Winchester was working out in Season 6 of Supernatural.


When Fleabag was in the confessional and asked Hot Priest to tell her what to do with her life on Fleabag.

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“No question, no runners up.”



When Damon got up close to Elena by the lockers and said all the things he wanted to do to her in The Vampire Diaries.


And also when Damon and Elena danced at the ball in The Vampire Diaries.

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“At the ball, Damon is at the bottom of the stairs instead of Stefan, and when he and Elena dance, they barely even touch, yet still so much chemistry!!!”



When Kala watched Wolfgang play soccer in Sense8.


 “The actors have such great chemistry in every scene they’re in!”



The 20-questions scene between Beth and Rio on Good Girls.


“The tension is so wild. I get butterflies every single time I watch it.”



When Danny did that dance routine for Mindy as her Secret Santa gift on The Mindy Project.

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“I know Danny Castellano is divisive because he started off as the romantic frenemy-turned-lover but ended up being a sexist gender-role-loving manbaby, but that dance was back during the good years. Mindy was just sitting there with her jaw dropped and trust, she was not the only one. Y’all know a man who can dance has got something to work with.”



When Jess and Nick had their first kiss on New Girl.

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“I’ll watch that whole episode just to get the build-up of THAT scene. Ugh, SO HOT.”



When Simon and Daphne’s fingers touched in Bridgerton.


“I love that moment in the show. Their sex scenes were too much, but when they touched fingers I was like ‘Damn, I want to barely hold a man’s hand like that.'”



When Fitz asked Olivia to just stand in the hallway together for one minute on Scandal.


When Hannah jumped in the shower with Caleb so her mom wouldn’t catch him secretly living in their house on Pretty Little Liars.


“They don’t have sex but it is the start of their budding sexual tension.”



When Villanelle held Eve at knifepoint in Killing Eve.


When Dee and Charlie kissed on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.


“It’s a little more PG-13 than PG, but OMG.”



When Mulder taught Scully how to play baseball on the X-Files.


“It’s my favorite scene in all 200+ episodes of the show!”



When Chester and Nathan kissed on Genera+ion to piss of Nathan’s mom.


“My jaw DROPPED during this scene. There was so much passion (and tongue) and I was not ready! It’s definitely one of the hottest TV kisses I’ve ever seen.”

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This YouTube clip isn’t available as an embed, but you can watch the raunchy moment here.


And lastly, when Santana and Sebastian sang “Smooth Criminal” as a vocal battle on Glee.


“Santana and Sebastian were both gay, yet that scene had more chemistry and sexual tension than anything else for the rest of the show.”


“My god that scene is just…”


What are some other super hot moments from TV shows that contain no sex? Let us know in the comments.