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->''"Giving a reader a sex scene that is only half right is like giving her half of a kitten. It is not half as cute as a whole kitten; it is a bloody, godawful mess."''
-->-- ''Literature/HowNotToWriteANovel''

Sometimes [[{{Fanservice}} sexy things]] happen in a show. Sometimes they're not entirely intended that way, but end up being made out as such.

Sometimes the setup is there, but something kills it. Replacing a love scene's music with ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5csNO3oMrQ Thunder and Blazes]]'' [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments circus clown]] [[SoundtrackDissonance music]] will rapidly turn something appealing into something bizarre, absolutely wrecking any gratification the viewer might get out of it.

The writer might not realize that [[AnatomicallyImpossibleSex their knowledge of the reproductive system is limited at best.]] Or the exotic elements could just be overwhelmed by good ol' fashioned NightmareFuel. It's important to remember, however, that there is no such thing as ''complete'' Fetish Retardant, because [[RuleThirtyFour if it exists, somebody will find it arousing in spite of any efforts to make it unappealing.]]

Subtropes include NoYay, IKEAErotica, and MillsAndBoonProse.

Fetish Retardant applies only when the unsexiness is entirely unintended, perhaps making something like a sexual {{Narm}} moment. If the retarding is something added in ''on purpose'' to keep the scene from being sexy, that's FanDisservice (though this can backfire spectacularly).

InherentlyFunnyWords and {{Unusual Euphemism}}s are major causes of Fetish Retardant in written erotica. {{Written Sound Effect}}s often combine the two.

Contrast RuleOfSexy (although it can become this when it fails). When this is inverted, it's ThinkUnsexyThoughts. Naturally, these are Subjective, so there's no need to keep contesting entries; just bring them over to [[http://fetishfuel.wikia.com/ Fetish Fuel]].

'''''Any''''' attempt to introduce actual rules for sexual acts in roleplaying games falls under this, chiefly due to the sheer awkwardness of roleplaying sexual encounters with close friends.

This happens to a ''lot'' of fanfic (SturgeonsLaw, remember) for various reasons. IKEAErotica, creepy/weird euphemisms, AnatomicallyImpossibleSex, spelling mistakes that add fuel to the {{Narm}} fire, or just the FridgeHorror that sets in when you realize you're reading porn about a children's cartoon.

In VideoGames, most eroge/visual novel translations suffer from severely mood-breaking onomatopoeias. Fellatio simply should NOT make the sound "chap chap chap".

When this happens InUniverse, it's a kind of MomentKiller.

Fetish Retardant is accidental by definition; when it's planned, that's FanDisservice. If this trope happens right from the get-go, expect an AudienceAlienatingPremise. It should be noted that this trope is based ''entirely'' on opinion, as what some people regard as a turn-off might end up being a turn-on for others, depending on how they see it.

'''Be careful with {{Hentai}} and {{UsefulNotes/Pornography}} examples, please, [[Administrivia/TheContentPolicyAndThe5PCircuit as per wiki rules]].'''


* A Carl Jr's ad depicting Miss Turkey... Wearing a Bikini... depicting their burgers... on close-up. Rather tacky, since the little burgers make what she's wearing look like GoofyPrintUnderwear.
* The Mature Dating site ads. While it's clear that there is a target audience, for most people seeing an old woman around their mother's age in sexy poses is pure {{Squick}}.
* A Virgin Airlines ad featured SassyBlackWoman ordering a Mexican wrap. Said wrap appeared as an [[LatinLover attractive naked Latin man]] in a tortilla. Yeah, [[{{Squick}} showing a woman wanting to get down with anthropomorphized burrito]] is supposed to make us ''want'' to [[{{Pun}} ride]] their airlines.
* The gay dating... okay, [[AllGaysArePromiscuous hook-up]] site [=Adam4Adam=] heavily features porn ads to keep it free. Most of the ads are pleasing to the eye (even when the scenarios are silly, at least the models are hot), except for those that promote a pornographic cartoon site. It's fair to assume that most people can happily live their lives without ever seeing [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Mr. Burns get it on with Smithers]], among other famous cartoon characters having graphic sex. This is a very common trope on adult sites, both gay and straight, with cartoon porn ads (or extremely extreme real porn ads) being often fetish retardants.

[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* The ''Manga/{{Zetsuai 1989}}'' [=OAVs=] have an... ''odd'' art style, especially for the supposed {{Bishonen}} YaoiGuys who end up having spider-leg fingers and chins so pointy they could be used as weapons. Just take a look at the picture shown in [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/review/zetsuai-and-bronze this review]] and decide if you'd find ''that'' sexy. ("When you're screaming at the screen for the bishounen to put his shirt back ON, you know there's something wrong.")
* ''Anime/GaoGaiGar FINAL'' ramped up the FanService, but it felt extremely out of place and weird, even becoming {{squick}} in the case of Pilnus. Admittedly, with Pilnus this ''may'' [[BeautyEqualsGoodness have been intentional]]. Maybe.
* ''Anime/QueensBlade'' has this particular problem. It tries to cram in as much {{Fanservice}} as possible, while also trying to take itself seriously (The exception being the first episode). As a result, the fanservice distracts from the drama and vise-verse.
* Oddly, most of the {{Fanservice}} involving [[InformedAttractiveness women]] in ''Franchise/OnePiece''. The context of the scenes and the [[NoodlePeople odd proportions]] might be contributing factors for some people. Someone at Toei Animation seems to like it, as their bizarre proportions are exaggerated and given [[MaleGaze more screen time]] in the anime, particularly from the Fishman Island arc and onwards.
* The {{Gainaxing}} in ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' goes from merely annoying to downright tasteless at certain points. It's like Rosa and Ange are the only women in the series who have ever heard of a bra. In context, due to their ignorant or immortal (really old) natures... they just might be.
* {{Yaoi|Genre}} example: ''Manga/{{Kizuna}}''. Enjouji, PLEASE take off your socks before having sex with Ranmaru, okay?
* Many yaoi fans/readers find the story of ''Manga/OkaneGaNai'' too brutal/horrifying to be sexy in any way. Not to mention that the OffModel art makes the {{uke}} look about ''twelve'' years old (he's supposed to be eighteen) and some panels make his head look smaller than [[{{Seme}} his captive/rapist's]] hand.
* Creator/MayuShinjo's rather...special art style in ''Manga/SensualPhrase'', ''Manga/HaouAiren'', ''Manga/LoveCeleb'' and ''Manga/AkumaNaEros''. Not only do the sex scenes look waaaaay too [[SexualHarassmentAndRapeTropes rape-like for comfort (whether they are or not)]], but the OnlySixFaces syndrome hits ''hard''. And those ''chins'', man - you could use the lead males' chins as ''knives''... And we're not even mentioning the guys's huge ''hands'' that sometimes are bigger than the girls's whole ''heads''.
* ''Manga/PokemonReBURST'' sometimes has female characters in fanservice-y poses. A pity that the girls are usually rendered in the BoobsAndButtPose that requires the spines to be non-existent. Either that, or the girl's anatomy is just plain bizarre with misshapen body parts.
* ''Manga/ZettaiShoujoSeiikiAmnesian'' has so much FanService that it becomes really hard to even ''follow'' it..
* The average breast size for the girls in ''Eiken'' is about as large as basketballs. While there's certainly a fetish for that, it's not hard to see why this would be off putting for other people. A lot of it has to do with the unnatural {{Gainaxing}} that reaches UncannyValley levels, and the fact that many find the idea of a little girl with GagBoobs (''the largest in the show'') as a fanservice character [[{{Squick}} unsettling and distasteful]].
** The sexual imagery and innuendo is so over-the-top and horribly executed that instead of fanservice, it becomes pure NauseaFuel.
* Similarly to the ''Eiken'' example above, the hentai manga series ''Blue Eyes'', which revolves around a teenager meeting his [[ChildhoodFriendRomance childhood friend again and falling in love]] and dating, before proceeding to cheat on her with multiple other girls, who all have the titular blue eyes, which are a turn-on for him. The retardation of the fetish is due to the art-style, with all of these girls having breasts bigger than basketballs, to the point that they are half the bodylength of the girl and nipples that stand out, akin to cow udders.
* Some feel that the {{Gainaxing}} and ClothingDamage of ''Manga/HighSchoolOfTheDead'' is distracting them from the actually kind of decent plot.
* Similarly, ''Manga/IkkiTousen'' is seen as a fun updated version of RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms... but with too much {{gainaxing}} and {{panty shot}}s to be taken seriously.
* A common criticism of ''Manga/PuellaMagiKazumiMagica''. Though they're both pretty dark, its [[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica progenitor series]] kept the fanservice to a relative minimum ([[BarbieDollAnatomy naked space hugs]] aside), which makes the often {{Stripperific}} outfits, CensorSteam-laden {{Transformation Sequence}}s, and the protagonist's [[InnocentFanserviceGirl unusual tendency]] to wind up [[NakedOnArrival nude]] all the more jarring.
* ''Ro-Kyu-Bu'' has a lot of {{lolicon|and shotacon}} fanservice, which many viewers find distasteful and distracting from the cute plot and characters. This is also why Airi (a tall, busty ''sixth-grader'' often used for fanservice scenes) became TheScrappy to many viewers.
* ''Manga/JunjouRomantica'' turned "Yaoi Hands" into a [[MemeticMutation minor meme]]. Though the character's hands aren't quite as big as some of the derivatives, they're big enough to be disconcerting.
* ''Anime/KillLaKill'':
** Most major characters wear incredibly skimpy uniforms that reveal almost everything. This has resulted in some viewers finding it hard to enjoy the show.
** One major character is a {{bishounen}} who is constantly naked and/or stripping off his clothes. While funny, it makes it nearly impossible to take him seriously.
** WordOfGod is that making the outfits so over-the-top was ''intended'' to invoke this trope.
* This is a major criticism of ''Manga/CageOfEden'': Panty shots and ClothingDamage? Hot. On girls who are dead/dying/in serious danger? ''Creepy''. This combined with the occasionally misogynistic atmosphere can make the manga a kind of uncomfortable read.
* This is considered to be one of the reasons why ''[[Manga/OniichanNoKotoNankaZenzenSukiJanainDakaraNe I Don't Like You At All, Big Brother!]]'' flopped, as the art style was too cartoonish and [[NoodlePeople unappealing]] for a fanservice anime.
* The transgender character, Momoko, from ''Anime/{{ShangriLa}}'' was obviously intended to be a MsFanservice character. However the fact she is voiced by Creator/JojiNakata (who is well known for voicing badass and [[RatedMForManly Masculine]] AntiHero characters) makes her come off as creepy instead of sexy.
* ''Manga/ShokugekiNoSoma'' is well-known for its [[TheImmodestOrgasm "foodgasms"]], i.e. characters ([[MaleGaze mostly female characters]]) taking a bite of some sort of [[FoodPorn well-crafted]] [[SupremeChef dish]] and promptly going into orgasmic fits and screams, with imagery that would be not out of place in a hentai series (save for [[NippleAndDimed all vital parts remaining strategically covered]]). [[BrokenBase For some fans]], it makes an otherwise [[MundaneMadeAwesome dramatic]] and [[FoodPorn appetite-triggering]] series practically unwatchable/unreadable due to how ridiculous and over-the-top this kind of fanservice can get.
* ''Manga/SgtFrog'': Paul acquiring the physical attributes of Aki. May even go as far as to be NightmareFuel.
* The anime/manga ''Hatsukoi Monster'' has lots of pretty, sexy {{bishounen}}...but then you realize ''[[YoungerThanTheyLook they're in elementary school]]''. [[{{Squick}} And they mostly act their age, too.]] Unsurprisingly, the anime adaptation was a flop.
* ''Anime/DogDays'' can come off as downright bipolar sometimes. Seemingly the staff can't decide what they want their focus to be: the light-hearted adventures in a world where basically everyone is good-hearted and friendly, or scads of ClothingDamage (which often happens to characters who are middle schoolers) and {{Gainaxing}}. Fans generally prefer the first season to the second and third, which ramp up the fanservice and introduce a character who peeps and steals underwear (or as one reviewer called him, "the only character in the series who knows what a vagina is").

* An important health warning to anyone: women drawn by Creator/RobLiefeld will make your genitals retreat into your pelvis and start building protective turrets. Unless, of course, you have a thing for women who use the pouches on their stomachs to digest food.
* Comic artist Greg Horn whose [[http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/04/13/greg-horn-art/ reputation is just as maligned as Rob Liefeld's]] -- though his anatomy is better, in part because much of it is traced off of live-action porn. Most of his depictions of women either try too hard to be sexy or are just borderline offensive, like [[https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/22/94/67/229467349404217014cd4295756d551f.jpg his infamous drawing featured Catwoman on all fours licking milk from a bowl,]] with her torso grotesquely stretched and bent so that her breasts are pushed out while her ass in the air. [[http://www.themarysue.com/greg-horn-catwoman-sexist/ You know your reputation is bad when other artists in your field start making shots at your work.]]
* Guillem March's work on books like ''ComicBook/GothamCitySirens'' and ''ComicBook/{{Catwoman}}'' can sometimes fall into this, since while he generally has a decent grasp of anatomy he sometimes really pushes it with the {{Fanservice}}. In particular, the end of the relaunch of ''Catwoman'' has [[spoiler:Batman and Selina going at it on a rooftop while still mostly in costume]] but the circumstances, including the fact that [[spoiler:they no longer know each other's identities thanks to a {{Retcon}}]], and Bruce's QuestionableConsent made most fans of the pairing respond not with "Yes!" but rather "Do Not Want!"
** While March does indeed have a decent grasp of anatomy, it's not something that shows in a number of his works. Case in point, the cover of Catwoman #0, where Catwoman is posed in an anatomically impossible manner so we can see her breasts and butt (with one butt-cheek strangely larger than the other) at the same time. It's inspired numerous parody illustrations including ones from [[http://www.comicsalliance.com/2012/06/12/artists-respond-dc-comics-back-breaking-catwoman-0-cover/ Kate Beaton, and Cameron Stewart]]. Faith Erin Hicks described it as [[http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2012/06/quote-of-the-day-as-a-person-with-eyes-i-am-a-little-offended/ being offensive to people with eyes.]] Thankfully March listened to the criticism and redrew the cover with [[http://media.photobucket.com/image/recent/dioszine/BeforeAfterCatwoman0.jpg Catwoman looking far more anatomically correct.]]
** The abandoned ending for ''Catwoman'' #3, wherein Selina strips naked on the lawn of Wayne Manor as Bruce and Alfred watch from a security camera, is a rather disturbing and skeevy idea on its own, but [[http://www.theouthousers.com/images/jck/Catwoman_03_page_19_col.jpg March's art for the proposed sequence]] [[http://www.theouthousers.com/images/jck/Catwoman_03_page_20_col.jpg is particularly gross.]] Selina's smile in the top panel is even creepy enough to count as NightmareFuel.
* ''ComicBook/RedHoodAndTheOutlaws'': Spines don't [[http://i.crackedcdn.com/phpimages/article/6/4/6/113646_v1.jpg bend that way!]] To others, ComicBook/{{Starfire}}'s extreme emotional detachment towards her sexual partners, with the implication that this is meant to be portrayed for titillation rather than drama, is [[{{Squick}} more than a little disturbing]]. Likewise, Starfire's MonochromaticEyes, combined with her expressions and apparent disinterest make her look [[UncannyValley more than a little dead]].

[[folder:Fan Fic]]
* The infamous ''Fanfic/MyImmortal'' Harry Potter fanfic, when the genitals are referred to as "thingy" and "you-know-what".
* The notoriously awful ''[[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Lord of the Rings]]'' fanfic ''Celebrian'' is ''loaded'' with this. Even if you're someone who would actually be [[RuleThirtyFour turned on]] by the story's {{Squick}}y sexual content, lines like "Oh, thank you, great-king-with-balls-of-fire, king-whose-great-rod-my-mouth-yearns-for." and "Very well, cock-sucker, suck-cock." are likely to cause a [[{{Narm}} completely different reaction]].
* ''Surprises of a Wedding Night'', a ''[[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Lord of the Rings]]'' fanfic, is about Aragorn experiencing such a surprise. Could be fanservice or fetish retardant (or just hilarious), and is disturbingly compatible with the {{Elfeminate}} trope, as male elves apparently lack certain attributes while female elves, well ... that's the ''surprise''.
* One ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' fanfic (title unknown) was pretty good up until the point where Integra started wondering about Alucard's "one-eyed trouser snake". {{Narm}} in itself, ''and'' completely {{out of character|Moment}} for Integra. The funny part is that it's a real-life euphemism, but becomes rather freakish when you take into account his powers. And his one-eyed trouser snake is probably a literal one-eyed trouser snake, considering Alucard's eye for {{Squick}}y humor.
* Several [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries K/S]] {{Slash}} {{Lemon}}s mention that Spock's dick is [[AlienBlood green]]. Not limited to fanfics. Leonard Nimoy was asked if they were green. And yes, "they". Apparently, Vulcans have [[BizarreAlienBiology forked dicks.]] And not just ''forked.'' Vulcan green ''tentacle'' cock has shown up on more than one occasion.
* [[WesternAnimation/InvaderZim Zim/Dib]] often has [[ExoticEquipment the same issues]] as Kirk/Spock. And again, the phrase "trouser snake" is ''not'' meant to be literal (so please, please don't describe Irken genitalia as being long, green and writhing).
* In ''Fanfic/LightAndDarkTheAdventuresOfDarkYagami''. "He was as a big as a bus and was wearing leather pants which dint hide his super big man thingy which was the size of a bus and twice as wide."
* Every single Sex scene in ''Fanfic/MyInnerLife''. Only surpassed by the "Bonadage-ritual" scene, which is... {{Squick}} to the utmost.
* ''FanFic/ForbidenFruitTheTempationOfEdwardCullen'': Most of the fic. Special mention goes to Edward's "throbbing lavender man-fruit [[BuffySpeak thing]]" and the scene where Jasper Cullen has sex with [[BestialityIsDepraved an apparently non-anthropomorphic panda]].
* Every adult-rated fanfic encountered by the WebOriginal/ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum.
* ''Chocobo Nights'': Even assuming that there are people out there who enjoy the thought of Tifa being impregnated by a chocobo, the [[RougeAnglesOfSatin terrible spelling]] renders it impossible to find this fic anything but either horrifying or funny.
-->''"It's so furry!''"
* ''Rectified Anonymity'', otherwise known as "The Pokémon Story", starts off with a horrifying example of [[spoiler:Pokémon]] rape, and just somehow ''[[FromBadToWorse keeps getting worse]]''. You'll need a lot of Brain Bleach by the time you've finished.
* All fanfics that emphasize that BiggerIsBetterInBed, and describe penetration as painful in order to show how "big" the character is. Ouch.
* Creator/AAPessimal ''began'' a story expanding on a one-line reference in Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' to an undead Zombie stripper. She also engages on a romance with Watch zombie Reg Shoe. How might a zom-rom-com work out in practice? See [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9233063/1/Stuck-On-you here]]''. ''Stuck On You'' got stuck after two chapters as some details are too potentially horrible even for Pessimal.
* ''The Lion King 2 1/2'' (Also goes by ''Everything The Light Touches'') is literally made of this from start to finish. Not only is there enough sex scenes in it to, in word count, ''actually exceed the length of a Lord of the Rings book'', but most of them concern... let's call them "interesting" scenarios. Many of them involve three-ways, gang bangs, open infidelity, grotesquely excessive amounts of "liquids", incest, orgies, ''all of the above at the same time'', and an array of other brain-melting sex scenes. All described in truly excruciating detail. Hardly anyone is spared; Every character-on-character combination you could possibly imagine is included at some point or another, and it gets even worse once OCs come in later on. In one case during a flashback, Simba was described to by graphically raping Vitani. That would be bad on its own, but what really drives it home is that he's doing it ''in the middle of the end battle from the second movie''. The last we hear from any of the canon characters is Nala and Sarabi both get pregnant from another pride's males, with the latter going to live with said pride to "feel wanted" for the rest of her days. (Oddly enough, Kiara is spared from being pregnant. You'd think the amount of sex in this story would warrant her and Kovu "breeding" at some point or another.) Most ironically, the only living couples that actually are canon to the series (Simba/Nala and Kovu/Kiara) are the ones that get the least amount of action together. Whether that's a good thing or not is up to you.
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* ''Webcomic/IWillSurvive'' is a ''Zootopia'' fan-comic where Nick and Judy discuss what to do after Judy ends up unexpectedly pregnant. It's meant to be serious however Judy spends the entire comic in her pajamas (which consists of an undershirt and boxers) while Nick is dressed as normal. The comic also features a lot of MaleGaze despite the fact they're arguing on whether to abort the fetus. The fanservice doesn't mesh with the mess at all.
* Almost all of ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/u/3171928/LiquidPhazon LiquidPhazon's]]'' fic have the main character mind-control them into their sex slaves where said character would enslave them so that they sexually pleasure their own master. Apparently it's intended to be romantic and sexy but given the fact that they are forced against their will to be turned into slaves for their master, this gives some ''really'' awful implications that makes the lemon scenes more creepy than sexy.

* ''Film/{{Showgirls}}'' is the film TropeCodifier. For a film that was sold on how sexy it was, it fails on all counts.
** No one in the movie can act. [[NakedPeopleAreFunny Bad acting is much funnier when everyone is naked.]] Elizabeth Berkley in particular, plays a psychotic stripper with a hair-trigger temper, and is aggressively non-acting the entire film. Her nude scenes, of which there are many, become ridiculous or uncomfortable because of how unbalanced (and badly acted) her character is.
** Everyone is naked. The ever present nudity becomes almost surreal. Naked bad acting moves into the realm of the absurd. The dance numbers in particular provide some weird, ''weird'' moments like naked cavemen dancing, or BDSM biker rallies.
** Things that should be erotic are hilarious because everyone in the movie is acting in the most {{Narm}}ful way possible. Elizabeth Berkley having sex with Kyle [=MacLachlan=] gives us moments like her attempting to perform super-awkward oral sex in a pool, and then having an orgasm that looks more like an epileptic seizure.
* Expect anything sexy in a movie being riffed on ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' to turn out this way. After all, if they weren't bad movies, they wouldn't be on the show.
** In ''Film/SpaceMutiny'', a female character's prolonged suggestive dancing only nauseates Mike and the Bots ("She's presenting like a mandrill!"). Mostly because the woman looked to be possibly the oldest person in the cast... and the movie kept treating her like a sexy teenager.
*** At the time, Cisse Cameron was "only" 33. While she was definitely a pretty bad case of DawsonCasting in the role, a lot of her appearance can definitely be blamed on bad costuming and awful makeup.
** In ''Film/TheScreamingSkull,'' the complete lack of appeal in the movie's love scene prompts the line, "Flat, drab passion meanders aimlessly across the screen!"
** A movie called ''Film/RacketGirls'' had the butt ugliest women ever in it. As Crow said "My loins will never stir again"
** ''Film/{{Mitchell}}''. Baby oil.
** In ''Film/{{Hobgoblins}}'' Kyle obviously has some... unusual tastes in women. Considering the woman that appears in his Hobgoblin-induced fantasy looks old enough to be his mother, and her completely unsubtle come-ons are especially overdone.
* In the Australian romantic movie ''The Heartbreak Kid'' (not to be confused with the Ben Stiller film), when the much-anticipated sex scene comes along the music they choose to play is ''Lacrimosa'' from Mozart's Requiem Mass. Funeral music? Not so sexy... unless you're an Uber{{Goth}}, that is.
* Many people believe the Neo/Trinity sex scene in ''Film/TheMatrixReloaded'' was not sexy ''at all'', but instead [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment horrendously out-of-place]] and a little bit gross, despite being juxtaposed with a borderline orgy scene. The fact that it's actually pretty hard to tell which of them is which may be a factor. The whole cave orgy scene can be Fetish Retardant, too.
* ''Film/StreetFighterTheLegendOfChunLi'' is not a good movie. The completely un-sexy "sexy" club dance between Chun-Li and [[DragonLady Cantana]] didn't help, given the utter lack of any sort of heat between the two women, and the corresponding FridgeLogic that went with it (Just how the hell does Bison's right hand woman not know who Chun-Li is?).
* At the end of the first ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' movie, we briefly see Sam and Mikaela making out on top of Sam's car. The problem is that Sam's car is the Autobot Bumblebee, who as we know is ''sentient.''
* ''Zerophilia'' is about a person dealing with a very rare condition that allows you to change sexes during arousal or orgasm. Sounds cool, until you bring in the FridgeLogic involved with the mechanics of the condition. It's explicitly shown that orgasm is the key to full change. So how does it work when a woman with the condition has an orgasm while having a man inside her?
* ''Film/DiscoPigs'' managed to do this with Creator/CillianMurphy, even when some thought that was impossible. We're just accepting Murphy [[DawsonCasting (then 24)]] as a teenage boy, then he's shirtless. Ooh, drool. And heartbreakingly smitten with his female best friend. But then he goes into a ridiculously long monologue about his best friend, describing how he wants to be with her in rather graphic sexual terms, and she looks so cute and innocent and young and actually 16 in her nightie and he suddenly looks really old...Of course, some girls loved it. However, many people had the same reaction as above - there is even [[http://Starcrozz.deviantart.com/art/Disco-Pigs-27164928 artwork to prove it.]]
* Burt Reynolds and Shirley Maclaine making out in the back seat in ''Film/CannonballRunII''.
* In ''Film/ThePiano'', people were treated to more of Harvey Keitel than they ever wanted to see
* ''Film/TheJacket'' has a sex scene between Adrien Brody and Keira Knightley. The former is a mental patient and the latter is a functioning alcoholic - so they're both quite thin.
* Tommy Wiseau's ''Film/TheRoom'' gave us numerous incredibly long and awkward sex scenes. The less said about Wiseau's bottom, the better.
* In ''Film/DieAnotherDay'''s opening theme, at one point Music/{{Madonna}} moans in a seductive, sexy tone... ''"UsefulNotes/SigmundFreud"''. Anything else in that tone of voice could've been a fetish, but invoking Sigmund Freud, [[CaptainObvious not so much]].
* ''Film/{{Sextette}}'': Creator/MaeWest is still being presented as a memetic sex goddess, a good ''forty'' years (at least) after her Hollywood prime, complete with obviously false teeth.
* All of the victims in ''Exterminator City'' are nubile young woman, most of them portrayed by adult film stars. Unfortunately, many of them have either misshapen or just grotesquely oversized breasts, undoubtedly due to cheap and[=/=]or botched cosmetic surgery.
--> [[http://www.somethingawful.com/movie-reviews/exterminator-city/1/ Ben Platt]]: This movie made me actually mad at both big breasts and nudity.
* Viper from ''Film/TheWolverine'' attempts to be a MsFanservice, but fails. This was due to a bad wardrobe choice, among other things.
* ''Film/SuckerPunch'' has a parade of pretty young ladies in sexy outfits. But since it's a brothel and Blue is abusing the girls - the whole thing will make one feel rather uncomfortable. It's likely this is intentional: as the extended cut features a musical number showcasing the T&A of the brothel - and then it immediately cuts to the girls [[MoodWhiplash struggling to sleep and Babydoll crying in the bathroom]].
* ''Film/{{Catwoman}}'' puts Halle Berry in a {{Stripperiffic}} version of the heroine's comic book outfit. But it's so skimpy it looks more like bondage gear, and thus it's slightly uncomfortable to look at. Additionally Patience gets a radical makeover that gives her an unflattering hairstyle, too much make-up and another black leather SpyCatsuit. Yes, the movie decided that Halle Berry [[UnnecessaryMakeover needed a makeover]].
* Some feel that the character Holli Would from ''Film/CoolWorld'' is a bit oversexualized, to the point that it's a turn-off.
* One of the most disliked elements in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheKillingJoke'' was the romance and eventual sex scene between Batman and Batgirl. Many found it to simply be a repulsive, out of character, and unnecessary RomanticPlotTumor in a movie that ''already'' had far too much filler.
* The infamous sex scenes in ''Film/QuestForFire'' are more cringe-inducing than sexy. Which, to be fair, is realistic given that the characters are primitive, apelike cavemen. Creator/RonPerlman summed it up pretty well; "There's not a lot of foreplay, it's just (*''obscene grunting''*)."
* ''Film/HowlingIIStirbaWerewolfBitch'': The werewolf orgy that Stirba initiates and takes part in. If they were all fully human it would just be straight fanservice, and if they were full wolves having sex it would probably be as banal as something out of the Discovery channel. However, because they're partially transformed it looks like some bizarre furry fantasy.

* ''Literature/AnitaBlake'' brings us IkeaErotica, sex with half-turned were-creatures, sex with [[PaedoHunt underaged boys]], sex with mentally and emotionally damaged [[ChippendalesDancers strippers]], group sex with no sanitation at all, and some of the most terrifyingly [[EroticEating foodlike]] descriptions of oral sex ever. All in all, some might like it, but [[{{Squick}} yuck]].
* ''Literature/{{Twilight}}''. If the PurpleProse and ridiculous, [[MillsAndBoonProse Harlequin romance-style descriptions]] of Edward don't make you laugh, the revelation that ''he [[BishieSparkle sparkles]] in the sunlight'' certainly will. And then when it comes to the actual sex, if you aren't turned off by the incredibly violent injuries Bella sustains, it turns out that Edward is a pillow biter. Not to mention the fact that he's always described as being ice cold to the touch, even in the love scenes. Sounds about as pleasant as using a popsicle. Or getting a pelvic exam with a cold speculum.
* ''Literature/{{Vurt}}'' by Jeff Noon manages to avoid IKEAErotica, but falls into a trap with the same effect, in its longest sex scene. An extended, rather literal metaphor is made, with the girl's vagina as a garden that ultimately gets "filled with sap."
* ''[[http://dearauthor.com/wordpress/2009/03/05/review-knight-moves-by-jamaica-layne/ Knight Moves]]'' in its entirety. We have, among other things:
** The male lead meeting the female lead in the restroom, while he's taking a piss.
** A sex scene involving spinning; fun if you like [[GroinAttack penis injuries]] and being kicked in the head, not so much otherwise, and a definite aversion of EverythingsBetterWithSpinning.
** The WrittenSoundEffect "queeb" in reference to withdrawal, making this perhaps the only book to describe sex in terms of 8-bit video game sound effects.
** {{Unusual Euphemism}}s such as "lady softness", "volcanic crotch", "ladyfingers" (!!) and "codpiece" (to describe the penis itself, not what it's kept in).
** IKEAErotica
* ''Literature/TheWhiteAbacus'' by Damien Broderick falls into this category from apparent AuthorAppeal. It would seem Broderick thinks a woman with a rose growing out of her shoulder is fetish-appeal rather than BodyHorror.
* Absolutely anything and everything nominated for the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Bad Sex in Fiction]] award.
-->"Now she made a noise like a tortured [[Literature/TheMoomins Moomintroll]]."
* In the first ''Literature/KittyNorville'' book, the image of a bunch of naked werewolves huddling together for warmth and closeness in a cave could be interpreted as RuleOfSexy, or possibly a kind of UglyCute. But see the book's entry in FridgeHorror and then take another look. Earlier, the sex scene between Kitty and Carl is kinda hot, if you can dig the dom/sub aspect, but then Carl ends it by saying "I'll take care of you, and [[AbusiveParents you don't ever have to grow up.]]"
* ''Literature/FiftyShadesOfGrey'':
** Whenever Anastasia Steele mentions her "Inner Goddess", the bizarre euphemisms she uses to describe her vagina, Christian Grey's penis, or condoms.
** To BDSM fans it's ''very'' clear that the author isn't familiar with the subculture and doesn't seem to understand {{safe sane and consensual}}, which make some scenes go from "sexy" to "actually kind of horrifying".
** The way Grey treats Ana in general is also a turn-off for all people who need trust and love to find something sexy.
** The way Christian speaks of Ana's virginity like an obstacle to be removed.
** The infamous tampon scene. Christian is about to have sex with Ana, who is currently having her period. He then proceeds to kneel down and slowly pulls the tampon out of her privates, before throwing it into the toilet. Supposedly, this scene was intended to be rather sexy, given Ana's word-choice during this event, but most readers were quite [[{{Squick}} squicked]] by it. This scene was apparently so loathed by people that the film-makers ''refused'' to shoot this scene.
** Ana's comparison of a multiple orgasm to "a washing machine reaching the end of its spin cycle" was widely mocked by the UK media, cementing its reputation as being porn for repressed, middle-aged housewives.
* ''Literature/TheSatyricon'' is a very funny work of homosexual erotic literature about a band of hot young [[ReallyGetsAround slutty]] criminals who get into bizarre situations and [[EveryoneHasLotsOfSex have lots of sex with everyone]]. However, when the sex isn't intentional FanDisservice, rape (which is treated as a serious crime but is distressingly common), or drug-induced, it's full of ValuesDissonance to anyone who wasn't a 1st Century AD Roman, with the [[RelationshipRevolvingDoor chaotic]] LoverAndBeloved relationship between Encolpus and Giton being one of the ''tamer'' immoral and illegal things in the book. While the book was important to many classically-educated gay men living in times and places when homosexuality was illegal and [[GetBackInTheCloset being caught owning gay pornography could ruin your life]], its content also got it {{Bowdlerised}} at best in most later historical eras.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* Ianto and Jack's implicit... something (naked hide and seek, anyone?) in series 2 of ''Series/{{Torchwood}}''. Gareth David-Lloyd is cute. Creator/JohnBarrowman isn't exactly bad-looking either. But put them together, subtract the clothes and add some implicit wild lust and you get the most hilarious pseudo-sex scene in ''Torchwood'' history. It's possible that some hardcore fans of the pairing were titillated, but more from the idea than the presentation.
* In ''Literature/TippingTheVelvet'' the heroine ends up the plaything of a dominatrix/sexual adventuress, with a first encounter involving a strap-on dildo. Some readers found the equivalent scene in the book very erotic. In the TV version ridiculous, impossible-to-describe music is playing throughout. It's more like the soundtrack to a sporting event. Any sexiness is shattered.
* ''Series/TrueBlood''
** The show has a great many sex scenes, and a great many scenes involving blood. These scenes tend to coincide. Often. Then there's the corkscrew sex in season three.
** And then there's the neck-snapping sex in season two, and (in season one) Sookie and Bill have sex immediately after he digs himself out of the mud he's been sleeping in all night.
* in ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'', ''that'' scene with Cameron in the last episode. Authoritative commands, removal of clothing, [[BreadEggsMilkSquick flick knife]], wait what was that last one? Ooookay.
* ''Series/StargateSG1'':
** In the pilot episode the extremely attractive Vaitiare Bandera has a fun frontal nude scene. Great... up until a Goa'uld symbiont burrows its way into her skull through the back of her neck.
** In season 6 we're treated to gorgeous Jacqueline Samuda as [[EvilutionaryBiologist Nirrti]], with the resonant, sexy voice of a female Goa'uld and a couple of very alluring (and uplifting) outfits. Unfortunately she's also surrounded by a number of grossly misshapen individuals who [[{{Squick}} she made that way]].
* Used in-universe in the ''Series/{{Community}}'' ChristmasEpisode "Regional Holiday Music"; at one point, Annie attempts to seduce Jeff into joining the Glee club by wearing a sexy Santa outfit and singing a provocative song. Since Annie is a rather attractive young woman, all would seemingly be good -- except that Annie, normally a quite intelligent person, intentionally dumbs herself down until she eventually ends up crawling around squeakily singing babyish gibberish. Jeff is visibly just as discomforted and squicked-out, if not more, as he is turned on by the whole thing. He's probably not the only one.
-->'''Jeff:''' Look, eventually you hit a point of diminishing returns on the sexiness.\\
'''Annie:''' What's a diminunbumbluh?
* On ''Series/BostonLegal'', scenes of Alan circling Denise have a decidedly creepy vibe to them, especially after her fiance just died, ''especially'' especially the fact that there seems to be no reason for his hitting on her (other than the fact that she's an attractive woman, of course) as he has had no previous indication of an attraction to Denise beforehand, which seems to suggest that he might be on the verge of some compulsively self-destructive psychotic break. Mostly just takes the form of being FetishRetardant due to the fact that these overtly sexual remarks are not coming from [[LoveableRogue season 1 Alan]] , but rather [[TemporaryBulkChange season 3 Alan]] , making this BelligerentSexualTension a little off. Unless, of course, you were [[ChubbyChaser into that sort of thing]].
* One of the criticisms of ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'' was that the attempts at fanservice were so obvious they moved away from sexy and into tacky and off-putting. The decontamination chambers where they were stripped to underwear and covered with gel were the most obvious, and the final nail was the especially titillating "A Night in Sickbay:" there was a slight bump in ratings, but after that they dropped and never recovered.
* In-universe example in ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' with Robin, who's shown to have a few sexual kinks that are turnoffs for her partners. Her invitation for a famous hockey player to give her [[NoodleIncident an obscure sex act called the Old King Clancy]] had him instantly lose interest in her, and one of her boyfriends broke up with her for [[NoodleIncident a bedroom thing]] that made him uncomfortable. Ted and Barney quickly recognize it and admit it's a valid reason to break up with her, [[EveryoneHasStandards despite Barney being a few symptoms short of]] [[LovableSexManiac a sex addiction]].
* The various CuteMonsterGirl outfits the sisters in ''{{Series/Charmed}}'' kept getting put into. They got increasingly {{Stripperiffic}} around the fifth and sixth seasons, as did the sisters' general clothing. It's especially hard to get too aroused when one takes into account how much the actresses hated dressing up in those outfits. Likewise Kayley Cuoco burst into tears when she saw an outfit she'd have to wear on the show. Their everyday wear in Seasons 57 is also almost a bit too revealing for comfort. There's thankfully a little more modesty in Season 8.

* The video for Music/AlanisMorissette's ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2a-P-akltA Thank U]]'' provides a similar example: Morissette's hair neatly draped to hide her breasts is one thing but the way her genital area is blurred out actually has a fair bit of horror potential. If the blur effect had just been made a tiny bit more conspicuous, the entire un-sexy effect could've been avoided altogether.
* Music/AliceCooper's song ''Cold Ethyl'' is a love ballad to necrophilia. Any normal person would feel a certain lack of being turned on.
* "I'm Horny" by [=GionnyScandal=] feat. Maite. Maite's GratuitousEnglish gives us wonderful lines like "Tonight I'm feeling to make you enjoy with a blowjob" and somehow makes "I'm horny, horny" sound like "I'm Ernie, Ernie". [=GionnyScandal=]'s Italian lines aren't much sexier:
--> ''I'm not a baker but I got a lot of cream here''

[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* The Wrestling/WorldWrestlingFederation putting Wrestling/{{Chyna}} and Nicole Bass in bikini contests, based on crowd responses (or lack there of). Chyna getting plastic surgery also, though people eventually got used to it.
* The pornographic elements tacked onto the Wrestling/{{ECW}} knockoff XPW shows were a turnoff to a lot of people who simply wanted to see wrestling matches and or [[GarbageWrestler had a lust for blood]].
* Some who would have otherwise been happy to see the cute, slim "Sick" Nick Mondo were utterly disgusted by his over the top, blood bath {{garbage|wrestler}} matches.
* Early Wrestling/{{TNA}}'s attempts to live up to its name tended to fall flat, with the X Division and Wrestling/AJStyles instead becoming what everyone talked about while memories of cage dancers and trashcan sex they try to suppress (too bad TV Tropes will keep them alive). Later TNA's attempts to live up to its name ''also'' tend to fall flat, such as Wrestling/TheBeautifulPeople's time with all three knockout titles being considered a {{dork age}} for that division.
* WWE's "[[Wrestling/WWEDivaSearch diva searches]]", which started as a harmless contest people were content to forget about in 2003, became a massive anti sexy {{plot tumor}} in 2004 that derailed interest in their women's division, which till then was (slowly) moving away from sexual fan service. Wrestling taking sexy women and making straight men want nothing to do with them became a running gag on Wrestlecrap in its wake...and there were still three more diva searches to go!
* Carmen Electra's Naked Women's Wrestling League featured clothed matches on their first show, then switched to nude matches after intermission. Many audience members preferred the clothes half. Some swore they returned only because they liked a wrestler and followed some of them long after it folded and they were back to competing in clothing.
* Some felt this way about Wrestling/AshleyMassaro around the time she was released from WWE. She had lost 30 pounds during her time on ''Series/{{Survivor}} China'' and she had trouble gaining the weight back, leaving her near emaciated and her breast implants looked oversized and disproportionate to the rest of her body. Her trashy outfits didn't help much.

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' has the utterly notorious unofficial third party sourcebook, ''The Book Of Erotic Fantasy''. Cringing turns to laughter as soon as you look at the pictures, half of which are photos of the same few people (presumably cut-rate models), the other half of which look like terrible Photoshop efforts. It didn't help it [[PanderingToTheBase is lesbian-heavy]] in a way that borders on creepy, and that the only male/male flavor text involves a [[UnfortunateImplications child-sized halfling]].
** It wants so badly to be considered serious and mature, yet is chock-full of [[WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief suspension-breaking]] items, feats, and spells that blatantly only exist for "sexiness", not because they have any real practical use (though the book certainly tries to pretend otherwise).
* Due to constant aversion of ConservationOfDetail, ''TabletopGame/{{FATAL}}'' has plenty of this. As the famous [=RPGNet=] review pointed out, this is a game where players may actually be called upon to solve quadratic math equations to roleplay sex acts. And that is without even touching upon [[CrapsackWorld the setting]], which displays a level of misogyny that makes ''ComicBook/CerebusTheAardvark'' look like FeministFantasy by comparison.
* ''TabletopGame/BlissStage'' [[IntendedAudienceReaction intentionally thrives on this]]. The rulebook actually suggests naming your support characters after past crushes, to help method act how awkward (and potentially fucked-up) teenagers in those sorts of relationships would be under the circumstances.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* In ''VideoGame/{{Sudeki}}'', the character Ailish is made of the "Sexual Narm" version of this trope. There's just something really UncannyValley about everything she does that's intended to seem sexual. Easily the main example is her {{Stripperiffic}} robe/dress/scraps-of-silk-and-some-gold outfit (she's a ''princess'', so one would expect of her to dress more modestly), and how flirtatious and unreserved she is. She does undergo CharacterDevelopment, starts behaving more properly and dresses up more, but that takes a good while.
* ''Miss World '96 Nude'' was probably supposed to be arousing, but it didn't work. As Creator/{{Seanbaby}} put it in his NON-WORK SAFE review: "Growling demon heads grow smaller demon heads out of their faces, and unleash an onslaught of terror that will cease any self-gratification you might have been starting on. The maggot-dripping vision of terror does eventually turn back into a topless girl, but by then the point is moot. It doesn't matter if a lump of dead bodies burning in a fiery pit of hell turns into the most beautiful girl you've ever seen-- you're still done thinking about sex for awhile."
** The gameplay is based on ''VideoGame/{{Qix}}''. It's supposed to be an incentive to play well and finish the level quickly; in the original game, your score started going down if you took too long. Unfortunately, as the reviewer above pointed out, it defeats the purpose of including sexy pictures in your game to begin with.
** Chances are it's less about being sexy though and more about [[SchmuckBait deceiving the player]].
** The chicks in the game look rather off, too. Some of the models' breasts are Photoshopped to a comical degree, burgeoning on NauseaFuel once again.
* Invoked in ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}'', where in Shiki's dream he rapes a 'doll' that is either Hisui or Kohaku. There is so little response, that even Shiki is dissatisfied. [[spoiler:It's actually not a dream, it's Shiki sharing perceptions with [[BigBad SHIKI]], who actually is having sex with Kohaku, and is setting up that she's, well, screwed up.]]
** Of course all the other sex scenes in the game are so horribly written, they could count as well.
** But of course! The scenes aren't written by Kinoko Nasu. [[{{Narm}} And they're hilarious in their badness.]]
** Speaking of the {{Franchise/Nasuverse}}, Red Saber's [[ShowgirlSkirt transparent-skirted, panties-showing]] outfit in ''VideoGame/FateExtra'' is turning out this way. Most of the fanbase doesn't find it hot; it's too out of place and hilarious. That the dress serves as part of the EstablishingCharacterMoment of its wearer coming out as an egoistical narcissist doesn't exactly add to the sexyness.
** Many of the female servant designs in ''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder'' have gotten this reaction for taking the {{Fanservice}} UpToEleven, especially since many of the guest character designers aren't nearly as restrained about it as Takashi Takeuchi from the original ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight''. Minamoto no Yorimitsu in particular has been called out for how [[GenderFlip her]] GagBoobs go straight over the line from titillating to grotesque.
* Marian, the DamselInDistress in most of the ''VideoGame/DoubleDragon'' games, who is usually a good-looking woman ([[http://www.vgmuseum.com/end/arcade/a/doubled.htm as seen in the original arcade game]] and [[http://www.vgmuseum.com/end/nes/a/dd2.htm the second NES game]]), got whacked with the ugly stick in the UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis [[PortingDisaster port]] by Accolade. The panty shots were still kept for the Genesis version, but they end up being more disturbing than sexy because of the way she looks. ([[http://www.vgmuseum.com/end/genesis/a/dd.htm See here.]])
* In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'', the scene you get when you consummate one of the romance options fails on many levels. The music is bad, the visuals are bad, those involved are still wearing their underwear, and it goes on far too long. ''Franchise/MassEffect'' showed that less is definitely more.
** A picture of bored looking dwarf involved in such a scene is its own mini-meme.
** Not to mention that glitch that can cause the player-character to still be [[http://www.halolz.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/halolz-dot-com-dragonageorigins-dwarfcondom.jpg fully clothed/armored during the scene.]]
** Morrigan keeps her eyes open when she makes out with you. "So, that's what it looks like!"
** In her sex scenes, Morrigan is wearing a bra, while it's evident from her normal costume that she usually doesn't burden herself with such things. This is more {{narm}} than Fetish Retardant, but still, [[FridgeLogic did she take the time to put a bra on just for the sex]] scene?
* ''VideoGame/TheSims2'' has the ability to "Woo-Hoo", or have sex. However, it's too cartoonish in noise and appearance to be arousing; it's even worse if you look under the sheets through hacking. The next game in the series cools down the comedy and adds actual moaning, but it's still not much. Making out, on the other hand...
* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV'', the player can have Cecil pay ten thousand gil (in a game where new weapons are both vital and highly expensive, and at a point in the game where this is not easy money) to receive a lapdance from a small army of pixellated gogo dancers gyrating to a samba version of the Chocobo music. Between the soundtrack, graphics and ripoff price it's pretty impossible to find anything exciting about it - after which [[YouBastard you're even criticised by the doorman for being in the club when you have more wholesome things to pursue, as if you were enjoying it]]. ''Final Fantasy V'' and ''VII'' got around this problem by having lapdances and jaunts in brothels that were absurd and silly rather than sexy.
* Curiously, the general reaction among fans to the [[HotSpringsEpisode hot springs scene]] in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2'' tends to be annoyance, rather than titillation. Go figure.
** The scene a bit later, when Yuna gives [=LeBlanc=] a back massage. [=LeBlanc=]'s moans and sighs of pleasure feel ''very'' out of place and are quite unpleasant to listen to. The fact that this scene, unlike the hot springs mentioned above, is ''mandatory'' to proceed in the story and can easily end up needing to be done twice due to [[ScrappyMechanic the way the massage mini-game is done]], makes this scene feel anything but sexy.
* During the UsefulNotes/{{Atari 2600}} era, a company called Mystique thought it would be a good idea to make erotic video games for the system. That's right: porn on a system that [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/AdventureDragon_8968.png can't even make dragons]] [[VideoGame/{{Adventure}} not look like blocky, green ducks]], let alone represent a sex scene.
* At one point in ''VideoGame/HeavyRain'', there's an optional sex scene between Ethan and Madison because [[VideoGame/{{Fahrenheit}} awkward, pointless sex is Quantic Dream's favorite thing]]. There's a technicolor rainbow of reasons it's more repulsive than erotic, but for starters: [[spoiler:he's been brutally injured, he's worried sick for his son who he knows has a limited amount of time left to live, he's suffering from a burgeoning case of SanitySlippage and readily admits he could be a serial killer, she's either only sleeping with him to get the story on him if he ''is'' the serial killer he thinks he is, or she's fallen in love with him after being around him for a grand total of four hours or so]], and on top of all that, it's an awkwardly-framed quick-time event that [[MostWritersAreMale casts the player as Ethan]], so you get to undress Madison in the [[MaleGaze most uncomfortable way possible]].
* Likewise, ''VideoGame/{{Fahrenheit}}'', also known as ''Indigo Prophecy'', features an 'interesting' sex scene. The pair are in a freezing boxcar yet strip to the skin, for one, and also one member is a recently revived cyborgized corpse who is explicitly stated to feel stone cold. It also comes completely out of nowhere, between a man and woman who have been pursuing/evading each other for the course of the game (and not in a MindGameShip sort of way,) and had no time at all to get to know each other.
* ''VideoGame/TheSecretWorld''
** The game has a mandatory cutscene where Dragon player characters receive oral sex between being doused in fatalist philosophy. Not only does the bizarre topic distract and the sex cause a flashback to a [[TheVirus Filth]] attack on Tokyo, the Dragon philosophy [[QuestionableConsent isn't exactly asking for consent]] at this point and the woman performing the deed may well be a Kumiho. Plus the game doesn't bother asking your sexual preferences: it will be a woman. Even if that's what you like, we also get a full-body shot of a half-demon bodyguard wearing nothing but tattoos and underwear beforehand to distract.
** Cassie (the Morninglight groupie) is a bit less severe, but the same lack of care for your orientation and obvious ulterior motives make her approach more than a little disconcerting.
* While ''VisualNovel/CrescendoEienDatoOmotteItaAnoKoro'' is a PornWithPlot game that centers more on the plot than the porn itself, the rather faily body proportions (yup, Ayame and Yuka's boobs are ''almost bigger than their heads''), the awkward depictions of sex and the OnlySixFaces syndrome can be... distracting.
* InUniverse: In ''VideoGame/TheAngryVideoGameNerdAdventures'', the "Beat It and Eat It" level is a long tribute to Atari porn games, which the Nerd does not find arousing at all.
* InUniverse: In ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird'', Steelport's citizens are less than pleased to see the Boss streaking.
* A major criticism of ''DiabolikLovers'' is that it's too disturbing or scary to be sexy. Some even feel that the game would've worked better as a straight-up horror story and not an otome game. Even some people who ''are'' into dubcon/noncon kinks have rejected it.
* Most people would assume that the murder victims that [[VideoGame/HopkinsFBI Hopkins, FBI]] "investigates" were intended as FanDisservice; however, the way they're presented and how Hopkins barely reacts to the violent fates these poor women suffer (such as the helicopter pilot, whose body was desecrated afterwards) seems to indicate that ''disservice'' was not what the game was aiming for. The results are as repulsive as you'd think.
* The stripper minigame in the second level of the original ''VideoGame/DeadToRights'' game was generally received by fans as being more of an annoyance than sexy. It follows a boring rhythm game mechanic, the stripper's performance is very boring and repetitive, and the stripper herself is both poorly rendered and designed. The fact that the main character found his father murdered less than an hour before this scene in-universe (and just a couple minutes earlier in real time) also kind of kills any real sexuality of the scene.
* ''Franchise/MetalGear'':
** ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4'' mostly plays the BB Corps as intentional FanDisservice, but enough straightforward {{fanservice}} remains in their portrayal to make it feel gross for all sorts of unintentional reasons. This is a particular problem with the humourous photoshoot EasterEgg, which causes the Beauties to start striking model poses or dancing to pop music for the player's amusement - something that wouldn't have been so jarring if it had been part of a bonus game mode, but that instead can be accessed in the middle of legitimately disturbing/erotic horror scenes.
** ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'''s Quiet has attracted quite a bit of flak for [[MsFanservice her]] [[{{Stripperiffic}} design]], and a lot of people find the fanservice present so overblown that it has this effect on them. This isn't helped by many people finding the attempted justification for her lack of clothing [[spoiler:(parasites that drink and breathe through her skin are what keep her alive because her internal organs have been completely burned)]] to be [[HandWave plain silly]]. It seems the intent was to invoke this trope by making the player feel weird when Quiet drops her illusion and reveals that she has third degree burns on every part of her body, but what actually cements the unsexiness is the [[MaleGaze camera's insistence on focusing on her assets]], making it feel like Kojima is shoving your face into her cleavage and asking if you feel guilty about lusting after her yet.
* ''VideoGame/RideToHellRetribution'' has quite a few "sex scenes" dotted around in the gameplay. Note the quote marks. There are a variety of reasons for it, but the most glaringly obvious is the fact that both participants are [[RightThroughHisPants always fully clothed]]. Other reasons include [[DullSurprise the blank expressions on the character's faces]], [[RescueSex the circumstances in which the sex occurs]] and the lifeless-looking animations.
* In ''[[VideoGame/{{Shantae}} Shantae and the Pirate's Curse]]'', there is a scene where after the pool is filled, the two ladies camping nearby strip down to revealing bikinis and start splashing around. Any aspect of fanservice gets cancelled out when you realize that the girls [[spoiler: are wading around in monster drool.]]
* The game ''VideoGame/{{Haydee}}'' was mocked heavily by reviewers and Website/{{Twitter}} pundits who found the main character's design (a white, humanoid robot with a geometric head and [[JigglePhysics giant, extremely human, bouncing breasts and ass]]) absurd rather than sexy, especially considering the non-sexual tone of everything else you do in the game. Even players who did find her hot agreed she was absolutely ridiculous.
* ''VisualNovel/{{Kuroinu}}'' tries to coin the phrase "armpit-pussy".
* ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert3'': The game, in its attempt to bring more fanservice to the table than its predecessors, crossed into cheesecake overload instead. Nothing wrong with the occasional bit of titillation, but when you have EVERY female character in your game like that, it just becomes distracting. Especially when you consider that [[MildlyMilitary they're supposed to be professional soldiers]].
* The ''VideoGame/{{beatmania}} IIDX'' song "INJECTION OF LOVE" tries to be steamy, but it's hard to take seriously when the singer somehow makes the GratuitousEnglish line "stroke me" sound like "truck me".

* UsefulNotes/FurryFandom:
** It offers many opportunities for interesting couples, but it does not always work as intended. A rather infamous example comes from a kangaroo in the Rare Breed (porn) comic: "Ah yes! Squeeze my pouch-teats!".
** The "furspeak" that some writers/cartoonists insist on using can also turn a story meant to be sexy (or for that matter, [[Webcomic/JackDavidHopkins deep and meaningful]]) into hilarity in very short order. From anatomical terms like "tailhole" to overuse of gender neutral pronouns (that aren't commonly used by non-binary people, at least) to the terms "{{Yiff}}" and "murr".
** Some of the comic writers don't quite get grammar quite yet. Kind of hard to concentrate on sex scenes when the characters are talking like they're brainless every other line.
* ''WebComic/{{xkcd}}'': [[http://xkcd.com/400/ Go Go Power Rangers!]]
* ''WebComic/PennyArcade'': [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2007/9/19/ In The Love Nest of Har'akki]]
-->'''Tycho: '''Where are the ''bipedal crustaceans'' in this calculation? The swirling, aroused gasses? The lonely, sentient space station whose hermetic bulkheads hold secret clusters of erotic delights, provided your character has both the skills and equipment? Carpe astrum, you Goddamned backwater clowns. There must be an universe of thrilling, dangerous, sometimes ''razor sharp'' genitalia that slavers beyond the Horsehead Nebula.
-->"Let me paint you a picture...imagine a Chik'har hive maiden scuttling out of her mottled carapace. Her inviting translucent heaving with ripe larvae! She retracts her guard plates, where forty alien breasts bristle with nipples! Yes...a thousand times yes!"
* ''Webcomic/ShreddedMoose'': [[SarcasmMode everyone's favorite]] {{Gorn}}-filled misogynist {{webcomic}} whose artist can't draw breasts is full of this.
* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' uses it in-universe, with the main characters experiencing it:
** Dan of all people finds the vampire-swooning stuff "a little odd". Susan reminds: the worst vamp-Fetish Retardant is the simple FridgeLogic. [[http://www.egscomics.com/egsnp/?date=2009-10-29 Click the link]] to extinguish those sparkles FOREVER.
** Elliot was [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2010-12-13 beaten]] by a bag full of these until he's in guilt-trippy mood and "fails at perversion" completely:
---> '''Imaginary Random Bikini Model''': I'm someone's daughter, you '''''bastard'''''.
* That "HotterAndSexier" issue of ''Webcomic/{{Sonichu}}''. Yikes.
* ''Kit 'N Kay Boodle'': A FurryComic in which everybody {{Yiff}}s around all the time. It might just be tolerable, if not for the fact that the characters are drawn in a cutesy Franchise/CareBears-esque cartoon style, clashing bizarrely with the rampant fucking.
* ''US Angel Corps''... well, uh... let's just say that "frequent, realistic, and graphically-depicted gore" and "an author who consistently and without question panders to the creepy misogynistic views of his target audience" do not a good combination make.
* ''Webcomic/NerfNow'' (intentionally) shows us that two sexy things doesn't equal double the sex appeal. Samus in the Zero Suit: Hot. Samus in see-through nightwear: Hot. Wearing both together: [[http://www.nerfnow.com/comic/1518 ludicrous]].
* This is the reason why Palcomix, a website known for often explicit pornographic comics that are usually based off of cartoon shows or video games, has a very divisive reputation in certain internet circles. While the artwork itself is [[SugarWiki/AwesomeArt actually pretty good]], few readers tend to get turned off due to the [[YouMakeMeSic grammar errors]], [[IdiotPlot nonsensical plotlines]], the [[UncannyValley way the characters are drawn]], dialog that doesn't really fit the character in question, or the porn just being flat-out unappealing.
* Some of Creator/JayNaylor's works can occasionally fall under this category, whether it'd be the weird plotlines of his comics or the weird way the genitalia tends to be drawn.
* ''Better Late Than Never'', a well-known pornographic fan comic based on ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'', has gotten this reaction from several readers. Admittedly, the porn itself is well-executed and its art style is fairly decent, but the comic also has a KudzuPlot that [[EndingFatigue drags on and on]], coupled with a few AssPull[=s=] and scenes of violence and [[spoiler:AttemptedRape]]. In short, the porn and art are good but the general quality of the comic kind of ruins it for some readers.

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* ''{{Website/Cracked}}'' presents: [[http://www.cracked.com/article/229_12-sexy-ads-that-will-give-you-nightmares/ Twelve Sexy Ads That Will Give You Nightmares,]] [[http://www.cracked.com/blog/the-8-most-misguided-attempts-at-sexy-videos-youtube/ "The Eight Most Misguided Attempts at 'Sexy' Videos on YouTube]] and [[http://www.cracked.com/blog/the-5-most-ruined-orgasms-in-cinema-history/ The 5 Most Ruined Orgasms in Cinema History.]]
** Also [[http://www.cracked.com/blog/the-12-most-deeply-unsexy-halloween-costumes/ The 12 Most Deeply Unsexy Halloween Costumes]] by Creator/{{Seanbaby}}.
* WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob's reviews of porno movies tend to invoke this, especially ''Film/{{ET|TheExtraterrestrial}}: The Porno'' and ''[[WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead Beaver and Buttface]]''.
* [[http://filmjunk.com/2009/03/26/film-junks-top-10-gag-inducing-sex-scenes/ Film Junk's Top 10 Gag Inducing Sex Scenes.]]
* The anthropomorphization of the Fetish Fuel Wiki comes across as trying.
* This reaction is invoked with [[http://eschergirls.tumblr.com/ escher girls,]] a Website/{{Tumblr}} blog that catalogs and makes fun of illustrations with female characters posed in an anatomically impossible or just plain ridiculous manner.
* [[http://squickygameart.tumblr.com Squicky Game Art]] makes fun of women drawn in an unintentionally {{squick}}y manner from {{Tabletop Game|s}} illustrations.
* Parodied in ''Website/TheOnion'' article [[http://www.theonion.com/content/news/japan_pledges_to_halt_production "Japan Pledges To Halt Production Of Weirdo Porn That Makes People Puke,"]] which describes in detail the fates of the unlucky purchasers of such titles as "Naughty Ginza Maids Drink Cocktail Of Refuse And Bile" and "Let's Underwear Shop In Chinbo-Sho Medical District".
* WebVideo/{{Brutalmoose}} experiences this in-work with his review of ''Lula 3D'', as he finds the animiation models unsettling.[[note]]He's also gay, but this is never brought up in-video.[[/note]]
* ''Podcast/MyDadWroteAPorno'' is an {{MST}} of an [[IKEAErotica extremely]] [[AnatomicallyImpossibleSex unsexy]] erotic book written by [[FanDisservice the dad]] of the show's main reader.

* Intentionally evoked in the Music/DeadKennedys song "Too Drunk to Fuck" with the following lines:
-->You give me head, it makes it worse
-->Take out your fuckin' retainer, put it in your purse!
* Helmut Newton's "erotic" photographs.