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- In Hieronymus Bosch's painting "The Hay Wain", a couple can be seen on top of the hay wain. The man is playing his instrument to seduce the woman.
- In Teen Titans Annual #1, Wonder Girl and Superboy consumate their love in the hay loft of the Kents barn before Superboy flies off to confront Superboy-Prime.
- In Desire Under The Elms, Sophia Loren and Anthony Perkins share a scene in this kind of setting.
- In The Outlaw (1943) actress Jane Russell also takes an erotic pose in a hay loft.
- In Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, a French pilot has to make an emergency landing in a hay barrack in France. While a farmer is going to get help, which will cost him 30 minutes to get to the nearest farm, the pilot takes the Farmer's Daughter with him in the hay barrack.
- In Young Frankenstein, Eye-gor transports professor Fronkensteen to the castle by haywagon. Inga is lying in the hay and invites Fronkenstein to "roll in ze hay" with her. She's speaking quite literally: "Roll, roll, roll in ze hay!"
- The stage version makes it even more explicit.
- A group of Dutch soldiers in Soldier of Orange catches a couple having sex in a hay barrack. The local idiot actually wasted their time by reporting that there were invading German soldiers in the barn.
- This is where Bond coerces Pussy Galore to have sex with him in Goldfinger.
- On Her Majesty's Secret Service: Bond and Tracy share some warmth in a barn in a brief hiatus during their escape from Blofeld's goons, and this is where Bond proposes to her.
- A lot of Dutch and Flemish farmer novels have this kind of scene in them.
- In Staphorst Groeit Het Geluk (1959) by J. Van Dorsten has a farmer couple falling in each other's arms on a hay barrack.
- Happens in DH Lawrence's Love Between the Haystacks.
- Sparhawk's squire, Kurik, in The Elenium, hints that his eldest was conceived that way. A bit later, while they visit his family farm, he and his wife come back from an off screen rendezvous with Kurik muttering that the boys need to be better at getting the thistles out of the hay.
- Lauchlan and Corbin of Mix Beer With Liquor And You Will Get Sicker play this one straight, though they at least have the benefit of a couple of horse blankets.
- Happened a lot in the Dutch TV series Bartje on BNN with Bart De Graaff, where the little farmer boy was always trying to get in the hay with the beautiful farmer's daughter from the nearby village.
- A Genre Savvy reference occurs in the Flemish TV series Buiten De Zone episode "Kitsch en Kunst", where the clichés of every typical Flemish farmer film are ridiculed.
- Duncan has a scene of this in the Highlander episode 'Epitaph for Tommy'.
- Dad's Army. In one episode Captain Mainwaring gets hooked on a barrage balloon and is carried across country, at one point smashing through a hay bale and startling a pair of young lovers.
- In True Blood, a Flash Back to Eric's mortal life in medieval Sweden showed him getting it on with some village girl in a stable, showing that even back then he was a total manwhore.
- In 1000 Ways to Die, two cases feature different Farmers Daughters trying to get it on with outsider guys. Both times, the poor outsiders got killed off in ridiculously hilarious manners.
- The Flemish song "Vlaanderen Boven" by Raymond Van Het Groenewoud has the singer singing an ironic homage to the Belgian region Flanders. One line summarizes "waterzooi, het meisje in het hooi, de Vlaamse romantiek". ("Waterzooi, the girl in the hay, the Flemish romanticism.") (Making love in a hay barrack is a popular plot device in many Flemish farmer novels and their subsequent film adaptations.)
- The first two verses of "Fields of Gold" by The Police describe a couple at least making out in a field of barley. The third verse is a Babies Ever After ending.
- "Hayloft" by Mother Mother, later covered by Nickel Creek, is all about this trope, complete with gun-bearing Overprotective Dad.
- The cover for Adam Ant's Strip album shows Adam, presumably awaiting such an encounter.◊
- "Girls" by The Beastie Boys, from Licensed to Ill also references this.
I hope she'll say: "Hey, me and you should hit the hay!"
- Peasant's Quest requires you at one point to jump into a pile of hay while covered in mud to disguise yourself as said pile of hay. The narrator caption mentions, "You've not known much better than a roll in the hay alone."