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->''"I'm fairly sure if they took porn off the Internet, there'd only be one website left, and it'd be called 'Bring Back the Porn!'"''
-->-- '''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_o8vYUU-jo Dr. Cox,]]''' ''Series/{{Scrubs}}''

Let's face it. The Internet, and a lot of people's computers, are full of UsefulNotes/{{Pornography}}. Sometimes deliberately, or maybe [[BlatantLies you've just got a bug on your computer that fills it with filth; it's *totally* your little brother's fault for clicking an unsafe link]]. Whether you're portraying modern days, the VR-laden future, or another universe entirely, any computer network of a sufficient size will have a place where one can indulge in the pleasures of the flesh. Porn constitutes about 30% of all internet traffic, according to [[http://www.extremetech.com/computing/123929-just-how-big-are-porn-sites one study.]] Some even suggest [[http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-09-27/how-to-find-porn-on-the-internet#r=read a porn search engine!]] (making the image to the right even funnier...).

In fact, many of the internet's innovations--especially in e-commerce, encryption, and streaming video--originated with porn and the desire to consume it safely and efficiently. Even Website/{{YouTube}} was founded partly in response to Music/JanetJackson's WardrobeMalfunction at the 2004 Super Bowl[[note]]Ironically, the site doesn't allow most cases of nudity or intercourse, though fetish porn that doesn't include either sneaks in all the time[[/note]]. Never undervalue the human desire to see scandalized naked flesh.

Partly a result of TheRuleOfFirstAdopters. Ubiquitous enough to result in RuleThirtyFour. For some, the Internet has become such a convenient PornStash that it is [[DoubleEntendre single-handedly]] [[TropeBreaker breaking]] the trope PoorMansPorn. The only people who have to resort to porn substitutes are ones without the Internet or with heavily censored Internet.

Seriously, what are you doing on ''this'' website? (Probably AddictionDisplacement.) Contrast TheInternetIsForCats.



[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''Anime/WelcomeToTheNHK'': At one point Satou secludes himself from the outside world (even more) to fill his hard drive with porn. When he runs out of disk space, he starts deleting other stuff. Like his operating system files. ''Whoops''.
** In the manga, his porn obsession eventually leads him to build a massive customized rig just for pornography, complete with cavernous hard-drive, several monitors, high-fidelity headphones and a leather massage chair. ''In his parents' spare bedroom''. Needless to say, [[CaughtWithYourPantsDown it does not end well]].
* ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'': The main character wanted a persocom specifically to "surf the porn sites". To add to that, the computers here are humanoid, attractive, and naturally affectionate, it raises questions about just what the porn sites here ''are''...
* ''Anime/SpaceDandy'': A Chameleonian, an alien race whose true identity has not been seen by man, sneaks onto the Aloha Oe and messes with the gang by using Dandy's toothbrush, eating Meow's octopus flavored Popsicle, and visiting porn sites on QT's phone.
* ''Anime/ParanoiaAgent'': A sleazy reporter investigating the "Lil' Slugger" case "borrows" a library computer used by two adolescent boys. When he gives it back to the boys, they promptly return to the site they were originally looking at, which is - you guessed it - a Japanese soft-core porn site.
* In ''Anime/RealDrive'', it is explained that this is the prime reason most of the population supported the development of the [[{{Cyberspace}} Meta-Real Network]]. Which given how much porn is attributed to the spread of video tapes, video cameras, HD-TV, broadband internet, and even printing, seems very plausible.
* In ''Manga/BloodyMonday'' the main character tells his younger sister he's looking at porn, but that's only to keep her from peeking in on his hacking activities. Sick, but effective.
* Invoked to explain why the alien data beings encountered so far are so obsessed with sex in ''TransVenus.'' The implications for any such being evolving on Earth are... disturbing.
* The whole reason Riko and Ako in ''kiss×sis'' get a computer is for porn, since it's free and uncensored. Of course, their plan fails.
* In ''LightNovel/{{Oreimo}}'', a mad Kirino confronts her brother Kyousuke about this after finding out that he used her laptop to surf for porn in episode 7; but [[{{Irony}} she gave him the laptop so he could play one of her numerous]] {{eroge}}s, so it's not clear what she's offended about...
* In ''Manga/PoorPoorLips'', Nako's first attempt to use the Internet lands her in a porn site.
-->'''Ren:''' D-Don't look! \\
'''Nako:''' Umm... [[OlderThanSheLooks I'm 21 years old, you know]].\\
'''Ren:''' You still shouldn't.
* The only time the Internet was used in ''Manga/GirlFriends'' involved a scene where Akko was surfing porn as research on how to have sex [[spoiler:[[LipstickLesbian with Mari]].]]
* {{Downplayed|trope}} in episode 4 of ''Manga/KiniroMosaic''. Aya thinks that Isami doesn't allow Shinobu to use the former's computer (with a lame excuse) was due to the latter's non-sexual blonde fetish. Aya's ImagineSpot of what Shinobu would do if she finds pictures of blondes online makes Shinobu's response look similar to a horny guy's response to pornography.
* In ''Manga/MidoriDays'', Seiji and Midori go into a library at one point to find information. Seiji, not having had much experience with the Internet, is quite impressed with the search engine, and is halfway through typing "big tits" when Midori interrupts him.
* The first {{Omake}} of ''Manga/FateKaleidLinerPrismaIllya 3rei'' had the following exchange after Kuro displayed a surprising amount of knowledge about {{Yaoi}}.
--> '''Illya''': Just how are you so well-informed about this, Kuro!?\\
'''Kuro''': I saw it on the Internet.\\
'''Illya''': This is all because of the net generation!
* In chapter 0 of ''Manga/ACentaursLife'', centaur Himeno has worried that her private parts looked abnormal ever since a boy had taunted her with a cow's rear end on an elementary school field trip. Her friend Nozomi's first idea for settling her anxiety is to go search the internet for porn, but Himeno's family doesn't have a computer.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* In a "footnote" in Larry Gonick's ''[[ComicBook/TheCartoonHistoryOfTheUniverse Cartoon History of the Modern World: Volume II]]'', the narrator mentions that the birth control pill was the greatest invention of the 20th century, prompting two characters in bed to say:
-->'''Woman:''' Greater than the Internet?\\
'''Man:''' Sex can make me forget about the Internet, but the Internet can't make me forget about sex!
* After ComicBook/SpiderMan reveals his secret identity during ''ComicBook/CivilWar'', so many people google "Peter Parker" that it crashes the Internet. Including the porn sites.

[[folder:Comic Strips]]
* This exchange from ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'' deserves mention. Wally is setting out his long-range project goals at an annual staff meeting
-->'''Wally:''' My proposed work plan for the year is to stress-test our product under severe network conditions. I will accomplish this by downloading large image files from the busiest servers on the net.
-->'''Wally:''' (after his proposal is rejected) I was ''this close'' to making it my job to download naughty pictures.
-->'''Dilbert:''' Just as well; I'd have had to kill you.
* ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' has referenced the trope a few times over the years:
** Back in the 90's, a strip had Paige complaining about how no matter what she searched for, all she got were porn sites. Peter then points out that [[UsefulNotes/BillClinton the "White House photos" results]] probably ''were'' legit.[[note]]A standing joke of the late '90s internet was the fact that the whitehouse.com domain name belonged to a porn site at this period.[[/note]]
** One of the first strips where the Foxes got Internet had Andy remarking on all the things Jason could learn with it. Cut to...
-->'''Jason:''' Miss October sure has [[BuxomIsBetter big hooters]].\\
'''Marcus:''' I wonder if that affects the download speed...

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* Invoked in ''Fanfic/{{Lovehammer}}'' by ''[[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} The God-Emperor of Mankind]]'', speaking to the Mechanicus.
-->"No, it is perfectly normal for global network throughput to spontaneously consist of over forty percent pornography. [[EldritchAbomination Slaanesh]] has nothing to do with it."
* In ''Fanfic/InFlight'', Shirou was under the impression the Internet was nothing else, much to [[PlayfulHacker Matsu's]] ire. She then proceeded to accidentally prove him right when she used a wide and extremely... [[RuleThirtyFour inventive]] collection of porn as part of his computer training.
* Used in ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries'', as Socrates warns Calvin of "all those dirty websites and whatnot."
* In ''Fanfic/EmpathTheLuckiestSmurf'', as with the ''Franchise/StarTrek'' holodecks, the Imaginarium is also being used to satisfy a Smurf's desire to be alone with a Smurfette, as seen on a few occasions.
* Any and all ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fan fictions or artworks that involve the ponies discovering the internet is ''guaranteed'' to have them discover the veritable buttload of porn of them that exists and [[OhCrapThereAreFanficsOfUs react with utter shock and horror]].
* A scene from a ''CodenameKidsNextDoor'' fanfiction titled [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/1240346/1/Operation-MOVIES "Operation: MOVIES"]] involved Sector V hacking into a computer, attempting to find out what the adults are "hiding from them". Unfortunately, the first thing Sector V come across when they successfully hack the computer is a porn website, and they all react with pure horror.
* Due to being a Jedi her whole life, when Shaak-Ti enters a relationship with Ranma in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11577216/11/A-Horse-For-the-Force A Horse for the Force]]'', she looks to the hypernet[[note]] The Star Wars equivalent of the internet [[/note]] to understand how their courtship should go. She's amazed and appalled by the sheer amount of human/togrutan porn she finds.
* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9517967/6/Hawk-Eyed-Charlie Hawk-Eyed Charlie]]'' Sirius is banned from the internet after watching Main/{{Hentai}} five hours a day for a month.
* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7665632/45/Potter-s-Protector Potter's Protector]]'':
-->'''Harry:''' [Tonks] is a definite 'Nymph'. She seems obsessed with sex. And she isn't ashamed about it... I walked into their rooms to find her looking for porn... she said she was looking for more ways to experiment with Dad and Fleur... [[TooMuchInformation I DIDN'T NEED TO KNOW THAT!]]
* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11889780/9/Niflheim-Academy Niflheim Academy]]'' mentions in passing the time Dudley's computer had a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Screen_of_Death BSOD]] due to the then ''ten-year-old'' downloading too much porn.

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* [[LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek The Lifetime Original Movie]] ''Film/CyberSeductionHisSecretLife'' is a SoBadItsGood story about a teenager who becomes addicted to internet porn and his life is destroyed because of it. It's like a nondenominational live-action ComicBook/ChickTract about how NewMediaAreEvil. Just to make it confusing he's only found out because he inexplicably makes hard copies and hides them poorly (suggesting the writer was unclear on the concept or hastily adapted a script about dirty magazines), and depending on the scene it renders him either obsessed or utterly disinterested with real-life sex.
* A somewhat example with ''Film/LittleChildren'', where Sarah's husband becomes addicted to a specific porn persona on the internet, going to such an extreme that he is caught by Sarah [[spoiler:[[CaughtWithYourPantsDown masturbating to the porn girl with her online bought panties over his face]].]]
** In the book, it goes even further: [[spoiler:her husband ends up skipping town to become a full-time groupie for "Slutty Kay" (the internet porn icon he obsesses over), which presumably is similar to the way that Deadheads followed the Grateful Dead around the country.]]
* In ''Film/CSATheConfederateStatesOfAmerica'', slavery is still legal, and online slave trading auctions have pumped millions into the economy... and pornography is ''still'' the top-selling item on the 'net.
* In ''Film/JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack'', when trying to explain what the internet is to Jay, it is described thusly:
-->'''Holden:''' The Internet is a communication tool used the world over where people can come together to bitch about movies and share pornography with one another.
* The [[TheMovie film adaptation]] of ''Film/CirqueDuFreakTheVampiresAssistant'' used this as a joke. After Darren is transformed and [[spoiler: nearly kills his little sister for blood]], he returns to his room where he finds Mr. Crepsley sitting in the corner flipping through a magazine, and Crepsley casually comments "Interesting... I thought they had this on the Internet now."
* ''Film/{{Steel}}'': How is the villain going to sell his weapons?
-->The internet?
-->Damn right. We could pick up all kinds of good crap. Not just porno.
* In ''Film/TheInnkeepers'', when Claire goes through Luke's internet history to find his paranormal site, she finds that he had been using the work computer to surf for porn.
* In ''Film/AmericanReunion'', Michelle's attempt to type in the first four letters of "amazon.com" reveals that her husband Jim had used the computer to visit "amazingcollegesluts.com".
* Referenced in ''Film/MySuperExGirlfriend'', in a scene where Matt doesn't recognize Professor Bedlam. Annoyed, the villain asks, "Don't you watch TV? Read the newspaper? Use the Internet for anything other than porn?"
* In ''{{Film/Fireproof}}'', Kirk Cameron's character Caleb Holt becomes so addicted to internet porn that when he takes on The Love Dare to get back his wife, one of the things he does is take his computer outside and trash it with a baseball bat.
* In the 1997 informative video ''Film/TheKidsGuideToTheInternet'', this issue is skirted around and not mentioned by name. The Internet was already a major purveyor of porn and creepy people by 1997, so there is a part at the end of the video about watching your kids' Internet habits.
** The explanation of the .com and .gov tags is actually a very subtle but important point. At the time and now, the White House (which they visit) was www.whitehouse.'''gov'''; however, www.whitehouse.'''com''' was an adult website that the actual White House wrestled legally with because kids didn't know the difference.
* In ''Film/ExMachina'', Caleb's taste in internet porn surprisingly becomes plot relevant. At one point he asks Nathan whether he used this data to [[spoiler:design Ava to match his preference. Nathan confirms this]].
* Near the end of the movie, ''Film/SexEd,'' Cole, who had been fired for teaching sex-ed convinces several parents, including [[PapaWolf the father of one of his students]], [[MoralGuardian a church minster]] who had the school district ban sex-ed on the ground that students should not learn that in the classroom. Specifically, Cole told the minister, and several parents attending his AA meeting that if they don't have TheTalk with their kids, and if sex-ed is not taught in school, then they will go to the internet, where boys will learn that its perfectly ok to treat girls like objects, and girls will learn that its perfectly okay to be treated as an object.

* Actual pornography is implied once or twice in ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'', but this being a kids' book, we get a more toned-down version: Marco uses the internet almost exclusively to look up scantily clad girls.
* ''Creator/DaveBarry in Cyberspace'' frequently returns to the theme of computers being an excellent medium for sexual content. He even devotes a chapter of the book to his visit to "[=AdultDex=]", a trade convention for pornographic computer games.
* ''Literature/AmericaTheBook'' referred to the Internet as a source of communication, information, and "a staggering array of human sexual fetish".
* In ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'', Wally's attempt at making downloading porn his job wasn't the first time Scott Adams satirized the subject. His article, ''The Holodeck Problem,'' says that real-life, ''Franchise/StarTrek''-like holodecks "will be society's last invention."
* Hivemind from ''Literature/TheOverlordProtocol'' alludes to this trope with this quote: "I was granted instantaneous and total access to the entire Internet, Mr. Malpense. To be honest, I feel... dirty."
* [[DirtyOldMan Bob the]] [[SpiritAdvisor Skull]] in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' is a spirit of intellect. His desire to read raunchy sex novels comes from Harry first meeting him when Harry was a sexually frustrated sixteen year old and Bob mirrors his owner's personality upon meeting. This has continued even nearly two decades later. When he comes into the care of one of Harry's friends, still the sex-fiend as that is how the friend first met Bob, Bob discovers the internet.[[note]]Harry is walking technobane and would destroy a computer because of the magical energies coming off of him. Bob, despite having more magical power, lacks this aspect because he isn't human[[/note]] Upon gaining access to the internet, he is positively ''gleeful'' because, "It's, like, ninety percent porn!"
* One of the jokes in Creator/AlFranken's ''The Truth (With Jokes)'' asserts that former U.S. Representative Tom [=DeLay=] believes this.
* In Jenna Black's ''[[Literature/ReplicaSeries Replica]]'', most young women in the Executive class are ''expected'' to be pure, innocent, and virginal to the point where they know nothing about sex. The internet, however, makes this pretty difficult.
* The world of 2033 in ''Literature/{{MARZENA}}'' has the HoloLens and the Mind Merging Bremen Chip which, according to the narrator, were invented for the sole purpose of freeing humans' sexuality and creating brain super novae.
* ''Literature/AngelsFlight'': Detective Harry Bosch's investigation leads him to a dominatrix's fetish site. He further discovers that the dominatrix's web site has been hacked and hijacked to lead to a far darker example of this trope: a child pornography ring.
* An impressively early prediction of this trope occurs in the 1946 Creator/MurrayLeinster short story "A Logic Named Joe."
* In ''Literature/IntoTheLookingGlass'' humans make contact with an alien species called the Adar. One of the Adar describes their data net as "announcements of tcheer, and much announcements of herbal remedies to prevent loss of youngness." Tcheer is the age when the Adar reach sexual maturity so basically the cultural equivalent of "barely legal teens" pornography.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* In ''Series/JoanOfArcadia'', Joan's younger brother was shown to have an addiction to Internet porn.
** However, he blamed it on his less geeky best friend, who did indeed routinely use that computer. It was never made quite clear who stored the porn on his computer.
* In the very first episode of ''Series/{{Chuck}}'', a bomb is disarmed via a porn site that scrambles the computer of anyone using it. [[spoiler:Last episode, too, in a nice callback.]]
* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'': According to Dr. Cox the internet is for porn, as evidenced by the page quote.
** Somewhat relatedly, at one point Elliot says she created a chatroom called "I hate Cox", then adds the only people who go there are "Me, two interns, and 14,000 lesbians."
* Inverted in ''Series/{{Dexter}}'' : when the show's protagonist (and serial-killer) is interrupted while tampering with the police database, he promptly alt-tabs to a porn site, because that's what you ''do'' alone in an office with the blinds pulled down, isn't it?
* ''Series/TheInbetweeners''
-->'''Jay:''' He's probably on the internet looking up the answers to the exam questions.\\
'''Neil:''' And then having a wank.\\
'''Simon:''' What?\\
'''Neil:''' Well, it's impossible, innit? I don't think I've ever been on the internet and not ended up having a wank.
* ''Series/{{House}}'':
** When the title character is trying to get out of doing something: "There's a lot of porn piling up on the internet... doesn't download itself!"
--->'''House:''' Sorry -- up late. Internet porn.\\
'''Dr. Chase:''' How come you're not in your office?\\
'''House:''' Because there is a computer in my office. If I log on, romance will ensue. My wrist might fall off.
** Also:
--->'''House:''' Infectious or environmental... all we have to do is check out parasites, viruses, bacteria, fungi, prions, radiation, toxins, chemicals, or it's internet porn–related. I'll check the internet, you guys get the rest of the stuff.
** ALSO:
--->'''House:''' ''[to a Fellow]'' What's the matter? Got a problem with the naked female form?\\
'''Fellow:''' N-no...\\
'''Thirteen:''' Maybe because she's never seen it spooning with the naked ''dolphin'' form.
** ALSO Also:
--->'''House:''' She's like the internet with breasts! Wait, no. The internet already has breasts.
* Recent ''Series/TopGear'' running joke:
-->'''Clarkson:''' This week I went on the internet, and '''I found ''this''!'''
* ''Series/OdysseyFive''. Given that the Sentients increase their artificial intelligence by absorbing code off the internet, they naturally pick up a lot of porn, so the synthetic human the group encounter in "The Trouble With Harry" is more than eager to explore this aspect with a couple of Kurt Mendel's good-time girls.
* Referenced in ''Series/{{QI}}'', when Creator/StephenFry asked what makes up more than 70% of the internet and got the expected response (cue klaxon), before revealing that a study shows that less than 1% of the internet is porn. The term Jimmy Carr used was: [[ExpospeakGag "Gentlemen's special interest literature"]]. (For the curious, what actually does make up 70+% of Internet traffic according to that study is spam.)
* In ''Series/{{Coupling}}'' the men debate the merits of drugs used in pregnancy, by the statement that there is no such thing as a natural, painless pregnancy, and that the Internet is a "research tool."
* The holodeck in ''Franchise/StarTrek'' seems to be treated an awful lot like the more cerebral version of this. Considering that at least two characters have had [[PowerPerversionPotential full-on romances on the holodeck...]]
** And don't forget Lt. Barclay's "programs"...
--->'''I am the goddess of empathy! Cast off your inhibitions, and embrace life, truth, love!'''
** After being out-flirted in "The Perfect Mate" and being clearly quite... affected, Riker gave one of the best one liners in the show "If you need me, [[IllBeInMyBunk I'll be in holodeck four."]]
** Quark in ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' explicitly rents out his holosuites for this purpose. "Vulcan Love Slave" seems to be one of the more popular choices.
*** And why not? The Vulcans are [[PointedEars made]] [[MentalAffair of]] [[MateOrDie fetish]] [[DefrostingIceQueen fuel]].
*** The first time Odo saw Jake Sisko leaving one of Quark's holosuites he was ready to bring him up on whatever charge relates to exposing a minor to that sort of thing, until Quark began gushing about the commercial possibilities of "family entertainment".
*** Another episode centered around Quark trying to get Major Kira's holoimage so he could make an explicitly pornographic holosuite program of her for a shady client. Kira gets one over on him so the resulting program has Kira's body and [[ButterFace Quark's head]] (and voice). She'd assumed the program was for his personal use, not for a client, but the effect was still... [[{{Squick}} dramatic]].
* ''Series/TheSopranos'': When Tony's daughter realises they're likely to be raided by the FBI soon, she advises her brother to erase all that porn he downloaded off his hard drive.
* From ''Series/WillAndGrace'':
-->'''Grace:''' Hey, what are you doing?\\
'''Will:''' All my plants died. I told Jack to water them while I was away. But I can see how he might hear that as "fill up my hard drive with Internet porn."
* On ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', each Winchester brother apparently enjoys watching porn when [[strike:they think]] the other isn't looking. {{Running Gag}}s include bustyasianbeauties.com and Casa Erotica.
** Though not on the net, the brothers were once told one of the most important lessons in the series via a porn video. Though the teacher was [[spoiler: [[TricksterMentor Gabriel/The Trickster]], so it's slightly expected.]]
* ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'': George uses porn as part of his computer sales pitch in The Serenity Now.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** ''The Stolen Earth'': Rose can only watch Harriet's video conference with the other companions since Wilf isn't allowed to have a webcam -- his daughter says they're naughty.
** "The Eleventh Hour" has The Doctor walking in on Jeff and grabbing at his computer, which Jeff desperately tries to hide, to no avail.
--->'''The Doctor:'''' ...blimey, get a girlfriend, Jeff.
* In ''Series/QueerAsFolk'' Ted was frequently shown, and eventually got fired for, browsing porn sites while at work. Immediately prior to him getting fired it was shown that several of his co-workers were also viewing porn on the internet while they were supposed to be working. Keep in mind Ted was an accountant.
* ''Series/ThirtyRock'':
** During their staff's temporary stay in Boston Pete informs them that they won't have internet access, and advises the guys to make arrangements "porn-wise".
** Also when Liz put Frank in charge during her absence his first directive was to take down the office firewall "so we can browse porn again."
* Referenced in ''Series/TheCloser'', when Brenda becomes the "most downloaded fully-clothed woman on the internet", thanks to a video of her getting beaten by a {{Bridezilla}}.
* One episode of ''Series/LawAndOrder'' featured a case involving an investment banker who had become so obsessed with an online "live video chat" sex worker, to the point that she (and the gangsters she was working for) was using him to get insider information to make illegal stock trades.
** Similarly, another episode from the late 1990s had a TEENAGER becoming so obsessed with a madame he met online that he borrowed friends' computers and maxed out his parents' credit cards to feed his addiction. [[DisproportionateRetribution His father decided to solve the problem by shooting said madame.]]
* On the ''Series/ModernFamily'' episode "Not In My House", Phil fails to clear his browser history, causing Claire to think that Luke has been looking at porn on the internet. HilarityEnsues.
* On ''Series/{{Crownies}}'', Tracey unwisely clicks on a link Tatum sends her. She ends up opening a porn site that she can't close down and which reappears every time she starts up her computer. She ends up smashing her computer so she can get a new one.
* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'': When ''Pegasus'' and ''Galactica'' meet and the former transmits supplies and computer updates to the latter, Felix Gaeta asks if there's any porn on the computer operating system update disks that ''Pegasus'' has sent.
* On ''Series/RunningWilde'', Fa'ad credited Bill Gates for the invention of the "electronic porno machine".
* Used in the "[[Recap/SherlockS02E01AScandalInBelgravia A Scandal in Belgravia]]" of ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'': "If I wanted to look at naked women I'd borrow John's laptop."
-->'''John:''' You do borrow my laptop.\\
'''Sherlock:''' I confiscate it.
* From ''Series/TheColbertReport'': "30% of Internet traffic is porn, according to the European Foundation for Underestimating Things!
* A UFO documentary in the '90s made a claim that [=UFOs=] and aliens were the second most popular topic on the Internet. No points for guessing the most popular topic.
* On ''Series/LoveThatGirl'' this trope is the reason Tiana's father still does work with a typewriter. It works and a full functioning computer is just a step away from porn in the workplace.
* Laptop-holding Brandon Dicamillo opts out of one of Bam's "Series/VivaLaBam" misadventures because he wants to "stay home and look up porn. And smut. *pause* Ew, it's a dog."
* In one episode of ''Series/TheRedGreenShow'', Harold mentions that some people only use the internet for porn. He and Red then both look right at Dalton, who does his best to look casual (and fails miserably).
* ''Series/TheWestWing'': During Leo's IWantMyJetPack rant in "The Warfare of Genghis Khan", Josh points out that technological advances have brought the Internet, to which Leo summarily dismisses as "a more efficient means of delivering pornography."
* An episode of ''Series/TouchedByAnAngel'' entitled "Pandora's Box" revolved around this subject, opening up on a young girl attempting to research Hawaii for a school project and encountering a porn site. The mother is horrified that pornography is now able to enter her house so quickly, while the father slowly becomes sucked into a world of online porn, eventually getting fired from his job for viewing it at work. However, the ultimate message of the episode was that the computer was a gift from God that could be used for good or evil.
* As a meta-example, ''Series/AndiMack'''s WorkingTitle had to be changed because there's a porn site by the name they were planning to use.

* Defunct ''a cappella'' group ''[=DaVinci's Notebook=]'' / DVN's-break-up survivor group ''Paul & Storm'' and their number [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxYVBNhJ3pc Internet Porn,]] which contains a number of amusing(ly accurate) allusions to the sort of content one can find ("Girl on girl on girl on girl on ''girl on guy on sheep''").
** DVN is fairly well represented on Website/YouTube, including ''The Captain's Wife's Lament'' ("What if we [[{{Feghoot}} spent an entire song setting up]] just one IncrediblyLamePun?") and ''Enormous Penis'', making them [[LampshadeHanging lampshaders]] of a demographic they arguably contribute to.
* MCFrontalot's "[=Pr0n=] Song", which is about all of the various and sundry bizarre porn he's (or at least the character for the song) accumulated from the internet.
* The Moldy Peaches – Downloading Porn with Davo.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ay1ivHidgxY "Internet"]] by the Peruvian comedy band ''Chabelos'' talks about going to internet with the intention of finding information... and finding only smut.

* The TropeNamer is ''Theatre/AvenueQ'', which contains a song appropriately titled [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-glb-_heEg The Internet Is For Porn]]. Kate Monster is extolling the virtues of the Internet, while Trekkie is constantly interrupting about how it's really all about the porn. Kate eventually has a few people back up what she says, until Trekkie asks "[[ArmorPiercingQuestion but what do you think they do afterwards?]]" which they also gleefully confirm, which causes Kate to [[{{Squick}} react with horror]].

[[folder:Video Games]]
* In ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars OG Saga: VideoGame/EndlessFrontier'', this exchange occurs:
-->'''[[VideoGame/NamcoXCapcom Reiji]]''': It's funny what you can learn when you spend all day wasting time on the Internet, isn't it?
-->'''[[VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}} KOS-MOS]]''': Strange... In my time, the Internet is for---
** This is even funnier when you remember that in ''VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}}'', their version of the internet makes use of [[DreamLand an extradimensional space that is actually Humanity's Collective Unconscious]]. Goes to show what's ''really'' on everybody's minds...
* In ''VideoGame/{{Persona2}}: Innocent Sin'', you can occasionally be asked by a demon, in your contacts, what the Internet is for. OBVIOUSLY, one of the options, no matter what character is being asked, is to say that it's for porn. It's always funny.
* A lot of the porn on the extranet in ''Franchise/MassEffect'' involves [[GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe asari]]. Some of it also involves hanar (who have tentacles).
** Between ''2'' and ''3'', Cerberus attempted to remotely shut EDI down. She responded by flooding their computers with '''seven zettabytes''' of porn (most of it was Joker's[[note]]Unless that was a joke...[[/note]]). For comparison, the ''sum of all human knowledge'' around 2011 was estimated to be a quarter of a zettabyte of data.
* In ''VideoGame/ResidentEvilTheDarksideChronicles'', heroine Claire is searching for a computer in a wrecked prison. She asks prisoner Steve if there's one to be found; he responds that he knows of three - "The guards mainly use them for games. Oh, and porn."
* In ''VisualNovel/{{Sunrider}}'', one of Claude's battle quotes states that she "accidentally" downloaded porn from the enemy's network. [[LovableSexManiac Not that she seems to mind]]...

[[folder:Web Animation]]
* In ''WebAnimation/RetardedAnimalBabies'', this is the first thing on [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture Marty McFly's]] mind when the Doc shows him a time machine he constructed from a Power Book G4.
* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'': [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar Heavily implied]] in the cartoon "Bug in Mouth Disease". After Strong Bad puts his underwear for sale on an online auction, Strong Sad tries to track them down, especially "the blue ones".
-->'''Strong Sad:''' What online auction? I can't find anything. I even did an image search for "the blue ones" and got nothing. Or... nothing pleasant, anyway.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* A 1998 strip of ''Webcomic/{{SSDD}}'' starts with a wordy description of search engines, [[http://www.poisonedminds.com/d/19981014.html then shows]] Richard typing in F-R-E-E P-O-R-N.
* In ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'' #112 the [=AnthroPC=] Pintsize claims to be objective at judging female breasts because of all the porn he had downloaded for Marten. In a later strip, while he browses his hard drive, he comes across his PornStash and gets distracted from his task. And in yet another strip Marten has to take him to be repaired by [[YaoiFangirl Marigold]], who remarks on the amount of porn in Pintsize (then copies the hentai folder).
** Pintsize's hard drive has been described as a 'private universe of porn', and [[http://twitter.com/pintsize0101 his Twitter account]] is nothing but hentai and RuleThirtyFour. Which Marigold then rates the artwork of.
* The situation is commented on in [[http://techfox.comicgenesis.com/d/20090629.html this]] page of ''[[Webcomic/TwentyFirstCenturyFox 21st Century Fox]]''.
* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'':
** "The Sci-Fi Adventure"
--->'''Narrator:''' As Torg and Riff journey through space on the Confederation starship, they take advantage of the ship's information database to find a way home. As Riff puts it, "It's like the Internet."\\
'''Torg:''' Hey, there's nothing in here but pornography and fan sites for some show called "The Bleck-Files!" This is nothing like our Internet!
** "The Storm Breaker Saga", "Last Call":
--->'''Riff:''' What? These aren't owls! They're breasts! Torg, get this smut off the screen and go back to "The Wings of America."\\
'''Torg:''' I'm a good person. It's the Internet's fault!
** "Torg Potter and the Chamberpot of Secretions": Torg and two parodies of ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' characters are shopping in a magical bookstore that contains every book ever written.
--->'''Homogenize Milktoast:''' I can't believe you're wasting this store's vast resources on smut!\\
'''Weaslo Ronsnaps:''' Not just smut! All the smut ever written!\\
'''Torg:''' ...What am I doing? I ''have'' the Internet!
* Steve from ''Webcomic/KhaosKomix'' explores his sexual orientation with the help "of [his] friend, Mr. Internet". And after Alex meets Tom, he is soon on the internet, looking for stuff on tattooed guys...
* Brought up in ''Webcomic/AnsemRetort'' [[CrossesTheLineTwice while trying to convince Jesus to save the pornography of the future]]. Complete with reference to ''Theatre/AvenueQ''.
* Gabe and mostly Tycho in ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'' occasionally make reference to the bizarre and specific pornography they get online. One word: Ostriches.
* In ''Webcomic/FriendlyHostility'', while looking through the home computer of their boss, Derringer and Fox are absolutely ''shocked'' to see that their isn't a single pornographic image on his computer.
* ''Webcomic/TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob:'' When Slick mocks Bob for running a newsstand in the digital age, Bob starts expounding on the worth of print media. He's interrupted by the arrival of his customer [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Mr. Dirtygeezer,]] requesting his usual "girlie magazines and gumdrops." Slick responds that that's practically what the net is ''for.'' Dirtygeezer disagrees, since he can't get gumdrops out of his computer.
* Joel Watson of ''Webcomic/HijinksEnsue'' created [[http://sharksplode.com/the-holodeck-is-for-porn/ a t-shirt]] that says "The [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Holodeck]] Is For Porn."
* In ''Webcomic/{{Sunstone}}'' tattoo artist Anne is doing some research into the aesthetics of the BDSM community, typing "BDSM" into a search bar gets the research off to a predictably slow start.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', Slick, Squigley, and others are often shown surfing for porn. Most porn websites seem to be owned by {{Satan}}.
* In the most recent strip for ''Website/RoninPressComics'' we get that [[http://www.roninpresscomics.com/indoor-recess/the-holy-trinity/ the internet holy trinity is porn, video games and cats.]]
* Played with in ''Capes & Babes'', where Roy's porn surfing marathon ends with [[http://www.capesnbabes.com/2008/02/25/when-youre-a-werewolf/ a page]] telling him that he's already seen all the porn on the internet.
* Joked about frequently in ''Webcomic/SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal'' including [[http://www.smbc-comics.com/?id=3248 here.]]

[[folder:Web Original]]
* In ''Literature/ThreeWorldsCollide'', [[http://lesswrong.com/lw/y7/the_super_happy_people_38/ porn is for the Internet.]]
* The Wiki/SCPFoundation has [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-335 SCP-335,]] which is the entire contents of the internet stored on 150 3.5″ floppy disks. Disks 1–12 contain nothing but porn. To give some perspective, Wikipedia only takes up one disk.
** Wikipedia is mostly text, text is much smaller than images or video.
* In Website/{{Cracked}}.com's series ''WebVideo/AgentsOfCracked'', there was an entire episode about [[CloudCuckooLander Michael Swaim]] discovering the internet. Upon his first Google Search, he invoked this trope.
--> '''Swaim:''' I typed in ''''porn'''' -- and porn came up! I typed in ''''breakfast'''' -- and porn came up!
* [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara's]] mentioned this trope a few times, notably as a joke reason why he wouldn't want to pay the overpriced online prices and shipping fees for a hardcover of Creator/AlanMoore's ''Comicbook/LostGirls'', and why he feels Frank Miller's "News in the Nude" and its real life equivalent, Naked News, hold no appeal.
* During Creator/NoahAntwiler's commentary for his review of ''[[BruceLeeClone The Clones Of Bruce Lee]]'', he notes that the film is not really worth the viewer's time (he notes he cut the film down to the funny bits in his review) and after {{Lampshading}} the possibility that his fans would be "lured by [his] promise of titties", he then points out that there are easier methods of finding Asian porn than locating a bootleg copy of the film.
* At least one story on Website/NotAlwaysRight highlights a person who steadfastly believes that the Internet contains ''only'' [[http://notalwaysright.com/also-check-out-the-endless-what-people-think-i-do-charts/17035 porn and pedophiles]]... [[CriticalResearchFailure and nothing else]].
* ''WebVideo/SuburbanKnights'': the enthusiastic support for this premise by the entirety of Team 1 bites them in the butt when they need to get their information off someone who a) has a strong belief in the importance of purity of heart, and b) [[spoiler:has been trapped in a book since the days of [=DARPANet=].]]
* '''WebOriginal/BadCreepypasta'': the riffers mocked the protagonist of ''I HATE YOU'' for using newly acquired computer to pirate pornography, and suggested the protagonist of ''A Chao's Demise'' to watch internet porn for eagerly waiting for his friend to give him a bootleg copy of ''Sonic Adventure 2: Battle''.
* Deepdata1's #7 answer in WebVideo/TenWordsOfWisdom was "The ancient humans needed a place to hide their porn, too"
* ''WebVideo/JonathanPie'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9t-_dEMBoM describes]] mobile internet as filling the air around us with invisible tits and balls
* Website/CollegeHumor parodied this in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHkZP0i7FqU Porn Site Strip Club]], showing some of the pitfalls of online porn. Among other things, age verification being a joke in actually preventing access to teenagers, "free" previews being anything but, and annoying pop-up ads.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'':
** Roughly the first three minutes of "A Bicyclops Built for Two" is devoted to the subject, with porn sites and dirty chat rooms galore. Zoidberg is unimpressed... until he sees "Hot Sardine on Mackerel Action".
--->'''Fry:''' I didn't think it was possible, but thanks to the Internet, I'm now bored with sex. Is there a place on the web that panders to my lust for violence?
** In the episode "A Big Piece of Garbage", the crew watches a documentary about pollution:
--->'''Fry:''' You got that on the Internet? In my day the Internet was only used for pornography.\\
'''Professor Farnsworth:''' Actually, that's still true.\\
'''Woman in video:''' Now that the, uh, garbage is in space, doctor, perhaps you can help me with my sexual inhibitions.\\
'''Man in video:''' With gusto.
** And in ''Bender's Big Score'', Bender receives a spam email claiming that he could make money from downloading porn. When he clicks on it, he's infected with a total obedience virus. ([[TooDumbToLive Of course, he's lucky he only got hit with a total obedience virus.]])
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
** "I Am Furious Yellow":
--->'''Carl:''' You're[[note]]Bart has created a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed cartoon about Homer[[/note]] the Internet's number one non-porno site.\\
'''Lenny:''' Which means you're ten trillionth overall.
** Also, from "Faith Off":
--->'''Geek:''' I invented a program that downloads porn off the internet one million times faster.\\
'''Marge:''' Does anyone need that much porn?\\
'''Homer:''' ''[drooling]'' One million times...
** And From "The Great Wife Hope":
--->'''Marge:''' I simply Googled 'girls having fun' and, after 97,000 pages of porn, I found Crazy Bowling.
** From "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes", while Principal Skinner is using the computer, his mother starts yelling at him from off-screen.
'''Skinner:''' ''[reassuringly]'' No, Mother.\\
'''Agnes:''' YOU SISSY!
** Comic Book Guy is seen [[SlowLoadingInternetImage slowly downloading]] a nude image of [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Captain Janeway]]. Just as it gets revealing, a popup for Homer's internet service appears, leading Comic Book Guy to remark: "Hmm... the Internet King. I wonder if he can provide faster nudity." and then goes to Homer's house to upgrade his connection.
* In ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'', a sketch involved a virus ''deleting'' all the porn on the Internet and people's hard drives. Predictably, there were riots in the streets. And world leaders broadcasting that this wasn't funny. "Please, man, give us back our porn."
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' had an episode where everyone's Internet went down, plunging the nation into chaos (and UpToEleven chaos at that, as conditions literally got as desperate as the 1930s Dust Bowl, and [[DeliberatelyMonochrome everything shifted to black and white]]). In the men's case (particularly Randy Marsh), the other problems were compounded by porn withdrawal (After internet porn, they couldn't go back to ''Magazine/{{Playboy}}''). One group created an "Internet Porn Simulator" by lowering hastily drawn stick figure pictures into an empty monitor casing. Further expanded on in TheMovie, when Stan innocently (no, really) asks Kyle to look up "clitoris", without knowing it's a sex organ, and they get 8 billion hits. Including one of Cartman's mom, of course.
* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'': "Tyrannosaurus Rex; real. Babe-osaurus Rex; porn. A symposium on the Pangea theory of the Permian Extin -- WOW, THAT IS SOME NASTY PORN!!!"
* ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'':
** In E-Dork, Carl uses his E-Helmet to watch porn constantly. "I think I'm actually done being horny. * Bestiality turns on* Oh wait... no we're not... no we are not!"
** Master Shake gets Frylock to search for "super crime, girls in trouble and press release, how to" and returns "sex with animals".
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheOblongs'', Milo tells his friends how he's been running internet searches trying to find Helga's parents, but keeps getting sidetracked by porn.
* Surprisingly, ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy's'' resident pervert Quagmire was unaware of internet porn until the 2009 episode "Family Goy". After being told about it, he's not seen again until a scene a few days later where he reveals that he's been at home ever since, hasn't slept, and his, er, "[[ADateWithRosiePalms primary arm]]" has swollen to a grotesque degree of muscularity.
* In a ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' episode, "Cyber Butt", the titular duo pressure Stewart into going on a porn site on the school computer.
* From an episode of ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot''...
-->'''Jenny:''' No time, Mom! I'll just download some new upgrades from the Internet!\\
'''Nora:''' XJ-9, don't do that! [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar You'll go blind!]]
* An early episode of ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' had Boomhauer talking about dang ol' internet:
-->'''Boomhauer:''' Yeah man, I tell ya what, man. That dang ol' internet, man. You just go on there and point and click. Talk about W-W-dot-W-com. An' lotsa nekkid chicks on there, man. Click. Click. Click. Click. Click. It's real easy, man.
* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Braceface}}'', Sharon did a search for ideas on Little Red Riding Hood-costumes and accidentally came across some Little Red Riding Hood–themed porn.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' Grim once misspelled the URL on a website meant to summon an ancient snake god by one letter and came up with a site that started making animalistic yowling noises and Grim tried to block the kids from seeing, and it crashed the computer.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' episode "The Shell", Gumball accidentally bursts into Banana Joe's room and sees him watching a video of an orange getting peeled. Considering that Banana Joe is, well, a [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Banana]], it should be [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar pretty obvious what that video was meant to represent]]. The fact that he also has [[ADateWithRosiePalms a box of tissues next to him]] doesn't really help.
->[[RunningGag Okay, now don't forget to clear your cache and browser history...]]