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The Immodest Orgasm
The ultimate Big "YES!".
Lt. B'Elanna Torres: How the hell do you know when we're having "intimate relations"?!
Seven of Nine: (deadpan) There is no one on Deck 9, Section 12 who doesn't know when you are having intimate relations.

When a woman has an orgasm, it can be very, very loud. As in, loud enough to break glass and drown out any other sound on the audiotrack. The louder the noises she makes, the more she's enjoying it, and hence the better the sex. Can result in hilarious moments when other people start taking notice of the noise.

The inversion of The Modest Orgasm. Often combined with Calling Your Orgasms. Compare The Grunting Orgasm, the Spear Counterpart. Most examples involve either a Big "YES!" or a Big "OMG!".

Truth in Television for some people, but particularly over-the-top examples may result in Anatomically Impossible Sex.


Examples:

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    Advertising 
  • In one commercial a woman is shown a place by a real estate agent, and she proceeds to test it out by screaming loudly as if she was having an orgasm, which confuses the agent to no end. Apparently, she was testing the thickness of walls, as the neighbors immediately start complaining. She does not buy the place.
  • This condom commercial demonstrates the other reason why you don't want to have sex around your children.
  • The old Herbal Essences commercials used the phrase 'A totally organic experience' and showed a woman shampooing her hair (or having it shampooed by one or more hunky guys) and shouting 'YES, YES, OH!!' In one spot, as the hunky guys are leaving, the woman reminds them that 'the bottle says repeat'.

     Anime and Manga 
  • Mahou Sensei Negima! has this during an I Didnt Mean to Turn You On moment involving Chachamaru. When Negi starts replenishing her power by winding the key in the back of her head, he overdoes it and this happens.
    • The key winding makes a reappearance in chapter 263, with even more subtext than there was the first time. Naturally, Negi is still completely oblivious to what he's doing.
      • And it doesn't help that after the fact she says...
      Chachamaru: Still...Th-that sensation was the real thing... Negi-sensei's magical power... was so... so...
    • Asakura, on the other hand, knows exactly what she's doing, and appears very Semeish in doing so. Sayo just looks embarrassed, like she's walked in on them.
  • In the first episode of Irresponsible Captain Tylor, Tylor somehow manages to cause a psych-evaluation AI to have an orgasm, and as a result fries a fairly large sized defensive mainframe.
  • Soyogi from Umi no Misaki joins this trope without a bang, oddly enough.
  • Kanna, from Koe de Oshigoto! has these whenever she gets into her eroge trance, which lends to her becoming a talented eroge seiyuu, but causes extreme embarrassment as her co-workers know full well that her orgasms are both immodest and genuine.
  • A borderline case occurs in the One Piece anime, Boa Hancock gets glomped by Luffy (not for the usual reasons) and the result is... Interesting. Observe.
  • Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt's original soundtrack has the tracks "Pantscada" (used in the teaser trailer) and "Juice".
    • Used very frequently with Panty.
      • Gender inversion with Brief in the last episode, yelling Panty's name.
    • Another song from the second soundtrack has the track ''Beverly Hills Cock Part 2", which consists entirely of a man going, "Fuck, oh", with the occasional gasp.
  • In Kaiba, a woman named Parm is escorting the amnesiac hero somewhere, but borrows his body (not him, in this universe people can be put in and out of different bodies). She uploads her own memories on him and...uh, yeah. She is very loud. Then she explodes!
  • The image at the top is Kasuga's usual reaction when she gets praised by Kenshin. Yup.
  • In Rosario + Vampire, during Tsukune's training with Ruby, the two of them were chained together, and anytime Tsukune lost control over his power, the excess would get siphoned off into Ruby, causing a very painful experience. She loved it!
  • Ranma ½: There's an implied reference in the Fishing Rod of Love arc, a while after Ranma falls in love with Ryoga because of said rod.
    Ryoga: You're awake!
    Ranma: Of course! And now we're all alone.
    Ryoga: Um... Yes... That was all part of the plan. No witnesses.
    Ranma: *hugs him* Oh, you put it so romantically! We're in the middle of nowhere. Not a soul for miles around. We can cry, shout, or... scream... and no one will hear us!
    Ryoga: *hits him* Down, boy! You're the only one that'll be screaming.
  • Gender inverted in Axis Powers Hetalia — the one who gives the scream is Japan, a male. China hears him from the other side of the sea! One can just imagine how LOUD the sex was...
    China: You're just way too loud, aru!
    • A possible other male example in France, who seems to give a scream for pleasure at the end of the talking portion of his Image Song, after sounding increasingly... excited while speaking. For extra bonus, he talks about "our mutual feelings rising with wine" and "the beginning of the show".
  • Rika in Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai is shown to have a fetish for machinery as well as being the resident Lovable Sex Maniac. In her introductory episode, she demonstrates her fetish by presenting a doujin with lookalikes of ZZ Gundam and Evangelion Unit-02 battling each other in space - and reading it out loud like she was doing voiceover for yaoi. At the end, one of the combatants is destroyed by a BFG and Rika yells out "UNIVEEEEERSE!" at the top of her lungs.
  • Naruto: Karin can replenish others’ chakra and also heal even serious injuries by letting others bite her. The use of this technique arouses her, but that can also be because she is bitten on-screen only by Sasuke, the target of her stalking/crush.
  • In Black Blood Brothers, getting bitten by a vampire induces incredible pleasure which results in an immodest orgasm.
  • Ghost Talkers Daydream: This was inevitable, given Misaki's line of work, but she had her first one on the job when one of her regulars took her by surprise and went down on her. Judging from the montage of images, including a close-up of her fingers entwined in the straps on the back of Shimamura's mask, and another with her back arched while screaming to the heavens... it was a good one. She even thanks his ghost for it, at the end of the chapter.

    Comic Books 
  • Carina and Korvac, during The Korvac Saga, two Energy Beings with human form, mixing toguether. Carina's head was still human, and seemed so... see for yourself. And all this was still under the rule of the infamous Comics Code, mind you.
  • Empowered, also thanks to the fact that her super suit gives her multiple orgasms at the drop of a hat.
  • World star soprano Kriemhild Nastrowa in Wie Die Karnickel by Ralf König screams the usual "oh yes" thing during the procedure, and her orgasms are marked by her uttering snippets from arias. The trope is then played with: turns out Nastrowa has just as little restraint in an opera backstage locker as home - but after she has loudly finished, she defies the trope from her partner, warning him not to even peep lest someone hears.
  • In Justice it is briefly suggested that Black Canary's orgasms are so loud, Green Arrow routinely wears earplugs during sex. (Canary's voice is a weapon, you see...)
  • Played for the lulz by French cartoonist Gotlib. A women calls a doctor because her boyfriend rha-lovely'ed so loud that it cracked her eardrums. She explains that "it happened during sex because her boyfriend has such a large organ". Misunderstanding ensues... (Original pun is in French, naturally, but it more or less works in English and German translation too.)

    Fanfic 

    Film 
  • In Delicatessen (1991) a couple is having sex on very creaky, noisy bedsprings in a large decaying wooden apartment block. The rhythm is infectious and as the camera (discreetly) jumps from room to room we see other activities, such as painting a ceiling, all take on the same beat. The climax comes in an orgasm audible throughout the building, loud enough to knock the painter right off his ladder.
    • The rhythm-imitating activities include a man pumping a bicycle tyre, an old woman knitting and rocking on her rocking chair, the butcher's daughter playing the cello and two brothers making sheep-imitating toys.
  • In Blazing Saddles, Lily Von Schtupp breaks into one of these during her Sex Face Turn with Sheriff Bart. A cut line reveals she was sucking his elbow. There's probably a good reason they cut that.
  • Parodied in Young Frankenstein by Elizabeth who is so pleased she starts singing.
  • At the beginning of Cabin Fever, the cliche horny couple retire to the bedroom for some horizontal aerobics. As the man's countdown gets close to blastoff, the woman flips on top of him. Though not explicitly show, it's implied she does some finger spelunking to the guy from behind. She asks him if he likes it, until he very loudly responds in the affirmative. Later inverted during the far more vigorous second sex scene.
  • Children of the Corn (2009) features a ceremonial sex/conception scene in which a young woman lays upon a church alter and gets screwed by her lover/husband, in front of the entire village congregation. As the scene progresses, she moans louder and louder until she's just about shouting herself hoarse. Meanwhile, the village of mostly barely-pubescent boys who are watching it dance and jump around excitedly.
  • In When Harry Met Sally, Sally proves to Harry the ability of women to effectively fake orgasms by doing one of these while she's eating breakfast with him. This elicits stares from the rest of the patrons; one woman (played by the director's mother) tells her waitress "I'll have what she's having!"
  • Warm Water Under A Red Bridge by Imamura Shohei features a woman whose orgasms are so spectacular, her vaginal fluids pour out like flowing water (hence the title).
  • In Fight Club, Marla begins to shake the house when she screws Tyler. She hadn't been fucked like that since grade school.note 
  • In Amélie the heroine wonders how many women are having orgasm at a particular moment ("quinze!"). This is represented by a montage of women moaning and wailing loudly - all except the last, who quietly mutters "ooh!"
    • Not to forget Georgette and Joseph having sex in the cafe's lavatory room. They are doing it so intensely that the electric lights are flickering and the glasses on the bar are shaking. There is a loud, sustained high-pitched scream like a boiling kettle, too; leading the the titular character turning on a cappuccino steamer to camoflage the noise; A textbook case of the trope.
    • Also, Amelie and Delicatessen? Same maker.
  • In Porky's, Ms. "Lassie" Honeywell (Kim Catrall) earned her nickname for a reason. She howls. Loud enough to disrupt class, even.
  • In Forgetting Sarah Marshall, two couples trying to outdo each other in loudness.
    • It's also subverted towards the beginning with the one-night-stand woman who just goes, "Mm. Mm. Mm," in a monotone, then says flatly, "I just came." She's not being sarcastic, she's just not that excited about it.
  • From Hong Kong, the early Stephen Chow movie All's Well Ends Well, already chock full of blatant references to Hollywood movies, manages a subtle but effective one of the 'I'll have what she's having' scene from When Harry Met Sally. An Immodest Orgasm that resulted from a foot massage, no less.
  • Creepy (or hot) in The Stepford Wives, given that the woman in question was a robot.
  • In Gunmen starring Christopher Lambert and Mario van Peebles, Lambert's character has sex with a prostitute who is very, very loud. She is also credited as "Orgasmic Hooker". What, you think I'm lying?.
  • The Spanish horror film The Blood Spattered Bride includes a scene where two lesbian vampires make love very loudly. Justified in that the lesbians are offscreen, so the sex sounds are the viewer's only way to know what they're doing.
  • Jody and Yvette's sex scene in Baby Boy. She nearly brings the roof down, compared to him making a few soft grunts.
  • As Tina and Rod climax in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Glen has to listen to it through the walls after he and Nancy decide not to have sex.
    Glen: Morality sucks.
  • Played with in Enemy at the Gates; during the sex scene, Rachel Weisz's character is clearly experiencing a powerful orgasm which would normally lead to one of these, but because she and Jude Law's character are having sex in a crowded barracks surrounded by hundreds of soldiers it would be somewhat inconvenient and embarrassing for her to 'release' it, so he covers her mouth with his hand.
  • The events of Pleasantville take place in the world of a TV show. This world is rather flexible and responsive to strong human emotions, so when a female character has an orgasm for the first time on her life (it's a very tame show), a tree outside of her house spontaneously combusts (and the fire department knows not what to do, since there was never a fire on the show). Funnily, she never actually says anything dirtier than "Oh my goodness!"
  • In the early Michael J. Fox film The Secret Of My Success, Fox's character Brantley has moved to the city and is living in a crappy apartment, complete with incredibly loud, horny neighbors. At one point, when they're getting it on while he's trying to work, he goes to the fridge for a beer, grabs a stick, and begins waving it like he's holding a baton. We know that they do this a lot because he can mouth along with their dirty talk, and cracks his (overflowing) beer right at the moment of climax. Then he sits down at his desk and says, "You guys were good tonight."
  • Disturbingly inverted in The Dirty Dozen: Maggot is surprised infiltrating the chateau by one of the German officers' lady friend. She tries to seduce him, but bad luck for her, it's the crazy misogynist of the bunch. She screams, he stabs her slowly, every German soldier in the house hears... but they all assume someone's having fun and laugh about it.
  • Stu and O.T. and the girls in the Corvette in Spring Break
  • The Mädchen Mädchen films feature this:
    • In the first movie, Inken (who has, at this point, never had an orgasm) discovers that her bike has a serendipitously high seat.
    • The second movie has this happen to Inken again: after being thoroughly unsatisfied by a neighbour, she invokes this (by yelling and banging herself against the wall) to trick him into thinking she's having the best sex ever.
  • In 100 Girls, Patty has very loud orgasms, complete with screaming "Sweet leaping Jesus!".
  • Ruthless People: The prostitute having sex with Chief Benton:
    Chief Benton: I like a woman who makes a lot of sound.
    Prostitute: Well, I'll scream my head off if I want to, honey. It's your money.
    Chief Benton: Yeah, my wife just lays there like a gunnysack.
    • Then when they proceed to 'get it on', her screams are so loud that Earl Mott — who's expecting to tape a woman being murdered — is squicked.
  • In Beetlejuice the ghosts are trying to scare the mother by dressing in sheets and moaning loudly. The daughter in the next room yells to her parents to quiet down.
    Lydia: Knock if off, I'm a child for God’s sake!
  • In The Fifth Element, the huge beam of light shooting out of Leeloo's mouth to stop the dark planet is essentially this turned Up to Eleven, as it turns out that the fifth element is not (as many assumed) the Power of Love; it was revealed by Word of God that the fifth element is in fact sex.
  • The two lovers in the airplane lavatory in Snakes on a Plane. Then the snakes attack and her screaming is for a different reason.
    Stewardess: Man, he is good.
  • In My Super Ex-Girlfriend, the sex scene at the end finished with a hole in the wall.
  • In What Lies Beneath, the next door neighbors are having what Norman refers to as "Sexual Olympics".
  • Brazilian movie De Pernas pro Ar has it twice. First, when the protagonist, an unhappy workaholic, uses a bunny sex toy to get her first orgasm (complete with a dream sequence where she is a roller coaster with said bunny!). Then, when she goes to her son's soccer game wearing panties that vibrate with music. (starts at 2:02)
  • Nekromantik 2 plays with this a little, as the main character works in a studio that is dubbing grunts and orgasmic screams onto porn movies.
  • In I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell, the cops are called to a report of sounds of animal abuse. When they arrive, they find Tucker Max having sex with a deaf girl.
  • Spoofed in Easy A, when Brandon wants people to think he's straight, so he asks Olive to fake having sex with him at a party. Humorous sound effects ensue.
    Olive: Ready for the big finale?
    Brandon: What— (Olive punches him in the gut) Ohhhhhh!
  • In Network, Diana emits a bizarre squeal.
  • A couple of them occur in Hysteria, including to an opera singer who hits some very high notes.
  • In Friends with Benefits, when Dylan goes down on Jamie, she screams so loud that it freaks him out:
    Dylan: What's wrong?
    Jamie: NOTHING!
    Dylan: Well, when women scream, it can be misconstrued!
    Jamie: JUST KEEP GOING!
  • The main plot of Bruce Almighty is a mortal man (Bruce) being given all God's powers (As long as he doesn't tell anyone or affect free will). Naturally he uses this power for sex. Whereas most people would simply get laid, Bruce is a bit more creative, and uses his powers to give his girlfriend the greatest spontaneous orgasm in history by chanting the word "pleasurable" to her over and over. And if that wasn't enough immodest orgasming, she then literally jumps him, and we see the outside of their home as she moans loudly.
  • Discussed in the film Watch It:
    Michael: Was she vocal?
    Rick: *Vocal*? She should have been a carnival barker, for crying out loud!
    Michael: Are you telling me you weren't listening outside my door?
    Rick: Well, sure, to a reasonable hour, but 3 am? "Oh my God, Michael. Oh my God, Michael! Oh, Oh, Oh, OH OH!" I mean, what are you doing to these girls, for Chrissakes?
  • Horribly juxtaposed in Antichrist where the couple has an orgasm the second their infant son jumps out a window. The title should explain how it gets even worse
  • From Hot Tub Time Machine, the scene of Jacob's conception.
  • Seen in GoldenEye when Xenia Onatopp kills someone by crushing his ribcage between her legs.
  • In Middle Age Crazy, The main character's wife screams out Bingo! every time she comes while they're having sex.
  • In The Addams Family, while attending a charity auction, Gomez and Morticia became excited while bidding (on an item they already own) and commence a spectacular grope-fest. The audience sees the auctioneer watching in apparent disgust as they paw at each other and the pair can be heard moaning uncontrollably off-camera.
  • Although there's no screaming, Lisbeth is very audibly enjoying herself when she and Mikael first have sex in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

    Literature 
  • In Michael Moorcock's Gloriana the titular queen is forever bemoaning the fact that she can't have orgasms, and because of the palace's peculiar acoustics the entire court can hear her. Of course, when she finally does the entire court gets to hear that as well.
  • In John Irving's The Hotel New Hampshire, there is a Running Gag about "Screaming Annie", the hooker who fakes very loud orgasms. It would later come out they were not fake.
  • Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake series is all about the immodest orgasms. This woman shrieks like a banshee every time a man so much as looks at her, and it's amazing nobody near her home or the Circus has complained yet about the bloodcurdling orgasm screeches.
  • Hinted at in Red Dragon. We never get to see the orgasm itself, but judging from the way Reba reacts to the start of the sex, God alone knows what was happening at the end.
    Reba: Come on. My God, man. That's so sweeet...
  • In the Culture novels, the titular Culture's members sometimes have body modifications that allow them to intensify their orgasms, sometimes drawing them out for tens of minutes to hours. One man who had only recently joined the Culture and was learning first hand about their promiscuity was horrified by the protracted writhing and screaming, imagining that his semen acted like some kind of acid to her species.
  • Frank Yerby's novel The Voyage Unplanned has a hilarious bit of comic relief when the hero's love interest accuses him of having induced this in another woman the night before. But the supposed other woman was a terrorist who tried to murder him, and the orgasmic screams actually came from the hotel room next to his. He proves this by banging on the wall and calling:
    John: Hey, kids! Time's a-wasting! Or are you going to let one night wear you out?!
    Unnamed girl: Eric! Oh my Gawd! The man next door! He - he heard us!
  • Anne McCaffrey's The Rowan give us a telepathic variant: The Rowan and her lover, Jeff Raven, are having "a late breakfast" in her quarters. Then Afra, her second-in-command, discreetly informs her that she's "broadcasting". (Most Primes like The Rowan live and work in the same complex)
  • The whore near the end of Michael Crichton's Pirate Latitudes uses this as a signal when she is being used to distract the villain.
  • One of the interviewees in David Foster Wallace's Brief Interviews With Hideous Men is compelled to shout "VICTORY FOR THE FORCES OF DEMOCRATIC FREEDOM!" whenever he achieves orgasm.
  • The title character of F.M. Busby's Rissa Kerguelen series is prone to this with her husband, and a bit self-conscious about it. At one point, she refuses to make love with him because someone else is bedding down fairly near to them. She tells hubby something along the lines of, "Only you have heard me in full response," and she means to keep it that way.
  • In Death series: Innocent in Death has Eve and Peabody being told that Craig Foster, a murder victim, and his wife, Lissette, had a lot of sex, and Lissette tended to do this a lot!
  • For someone who is normally shy and reserved, Sarah, the main character in Educating Sarah, doesn't hold back when she's having an orgasm, even with a guy she just met.
  • A Song of Ice and Fire has a few examples (unsurprising given how much sex there is). Probably the best example of this is Ygritte when Jon Snow decides to "kiss her there". Afterwards, she rather shyly (very out of character for her,) asks him if he'd give her "the lord's kiss" again.
    • When Littlefinger marries Lysa Arryn, she tells him in front of everyone that she expects him to make her scream. He does, apparently with no effort whatsoever, and the rest of the housefold is killing themselves laughing.
  • In The Time of Contempt a sex scene between Geralt and Yennefer elicits both applause and complaints from people in nearby rooms.
  • Simona Ahrnstedt combines this with The Grunting Orgasm in her sex scenes. And she's got plenty of them!

    Live Action TV 
  • On one episode of QI (first episode of season B) Alan Davies had this sound effect as his buzzer, in that show's tradition of (almost) always giving him the embarrassing buzzer sound effect.
  • Occurs at various times on Sex and the City, usually with Samantha (also played by Kim Catrall) who hit a high note that transitioned into an Opera scene. Something of a male version occurred when Charlotte was seeing a guy who, when coming, shouted "You FUCKING bitch, you FUCKING whore!" He was actually completely unaware of doing so until Charlotte pointed it out.
  • In Farscape John bangs on the wall and makes shouting sounds to annoy Rygel. Aeryn tells him he was actually louder than that.
    • No mention of the time John walked in on D'Argo and Chiana while she was screaming? (He might not have made that mistake if the walls on Moya were thinner.)
  • Played with in Rome, where Titus Pullo and Cleopatra (yes, her) are both pretty damn noisy during sex — but they're completely drowned out by Cleopatra's slaves, who set up an incredibly loud ululation to celebrate the occasion (and, presumably, to drown out the noise).
    • Atia is also quite loud. Her daughter imitates this at least once when she's gotten irritated with her mother's shenanigans. There's also at least one scene where the camera cuts to different rooms of the house and the various house members reacting to her moans and screams.
    Mark Antony: (to Atia) She has you exactly.
    • Even funnier when you realize that she was just chastised by her mother for not making small talk with Antony at dinner, which Octavia follows up by asking Antony whether "My mother's screams (when he's having sex with her) irritate you?"
  • There's a variety show in Taiwan with a cooking segment, where the guests' reactions upon tasting the good food is accompanied by a romantically-charged Korean theme song. It's more of a ploy to get O-faces out of the predominantly attractive female guests.
  • Hilariously spoofed on Spaced when Tim and Daisy make fake "sex noises" in order to keep up the ruse that they're a couple.
    • At one point, Tim starts doing this while Daisy is on the phone with her long-distance boyfriend from HellHull.
    • It's been spoofed on numerous shows when the couple in question (often faking that they're in a relationship) for whatever reason wants others to think that they're having sex. Example: Beverly Hills 90210. David and Valerie are pretending to get back together in order to make Donna and Noah, respectively, jealous enough to want them back. So they take her headboard and spend what seems like hours banging it against her wall.
  • Slightly inverted Spin City. Mike apologizes to Stacy that his amorous neighbors can be heard Right Through the Wall. We hear said neighbors for a second. Stacy is filled with pity when she says "You think that's loud? Oh, Mike."
  • In The Newsroom episode "Slow Leak", it is revealed that Jim Walcott's fiancé has such loud orgasms she lost her apartment due to noise complaints.
  • Happens often in Rescue Me. Of particular note is the episode in season 5, when Tommy and Janet make so much noise that everyone in the bed-and-breakfast comes out to the hall to see what's going on, just in time to see them break down the door.
  • The self-censorship of Ted in How I Met Your Mother results in the description of The Immodest Orgasm with the Unusual Euphemism of "playing bagpipes". So instead of loud grunts and headboards hitting walls, the audience just hears bagpipes.
    • "Shut the bagpipes up!"
  • In a Caroline In The City episode, Richard complains that he hasn't gotten any sleep for a week because the couple in the apartment above him has been having loud sex practically nonstop. He finally gets to talk to the man who lives above him and asks if he and his wife can tone the volume of their sex down a bit because he hasn't gotten any sleep for a week. The man replies that he's been out of town for a week. One dawning realization later, Richard scampers away embarrassed while the now angry man goes back into the apartment to confront his wife.
  • In Star Trek: Voyager B'Elanna catches Seven making notes about her relationship with Paris, and demands to know how Seven knew when they were having "intimate relations". Seven replies that everyone in that section of the ship knew. Makes sense since Klingon sex is supposed to be so rough that broken bones are common, and B'Elanna is known to be more in tune with her Klingon side.
  • Played with by Commander Ivanova in an episode of Babylon 5, when she needed to fake having sex with an alien ambassador. Cue Ivanova in a sexy piece of eveningwear dancing in circles around the confused ambassador singing nonsense before screaming YES YES YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSS!
  • River Song alludes to this when she claims in "The Impossible Astronaut" that she can be quite a screamer, adding "Now there's a spoiler for you."
  • Ross from Friends is implied to be an offender:
    Monica: (to Rachel, wanting to distract Ross from something they did) The second that Ross walks in that door, I want you take him back to your bedroom and do whatever it is that you do that makes him go "reeee!!"
    Rachel: (talking about how Ross refuses to check out of a hotel early) One time Ross and I were at a hotel and we got a late check out. Ross was so happy, it was the best sex we ever had! ...That is until he screamed out "RADISSON" at the end.
    • And Phoebe seems to be this as well—they actually overhear her with the guy upstairs at one point, much to their discomfort.
    Rachel: Pheebs, the ceiling tiles were falling down.
    • Monica once did it without any stimulus whatsoever when teaching Chandler about female erogenous zones:
    Monica: Seven... four-five... seven... SEVEN... SEVEN SEVEN SEVEN SEVEN SEVEN! She ends it by mouthing "seven" with an exhausted and very pleased face.
    • In that same episode, Chandler is worried about pleasing his new girlfriend, who is Joey's ex-girlfriend, because he used to hear her "agree" with him all night long, loudly.
  • Seinfeld. George gets to hire a secretary. Despite choosing the least attractive applicant for the position, they end up having sex behind George's desk anyway. "I'm giving you a RAAAAAAISE!"
  • 1000 Ways to Die: Whenever there's a sexy female in "interesting" activities, this will happen.
    • Deconstructed in one sequence, featuring a girl named Lucy with Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder. While she was still a very attractive girl, we see that going into these in a regular basis due to her problem is very much a liasion in her normal life... even more so when Lucy's abusive boyfriend Seth took to provoking her into having those for his own amusement. Needless to say, Seth became the Asshole Victim of the case: when he sent Lucy into a spasm while atop of a flight of stairs, Lucy accidentally hit him across the face and sent him down to a Death by Falling Over.
  • And episode of Penn & Teller: Bullshit! was all about orgasms and how to achieve them. Needless to say, this episode was littered with this trope.
  • The 2 Broke Girls episode "And the Pearl Necklace" implies that Sophie has these, even when she's alone.
  • On Sherlock, Irene Adler gets a hold of Holmes' phone and sets this as her text alert. It's heard quite frequently thereafter.
  • Apparently, Penny from The Big Bang Theory does this. According to Sheldon, who has the misfortune of having the room next to her boyfriend's, she makes "loud appeals to a deity". He buys noise canceling headphones because of her (they don't work well enough).
  • Game of Thrones. "First of His Name." When Lysa Arryn marries Littlefinger, she says she will "scream loud enough to be heard across the Narrow Sea." That night, we see Sansa lying in her bed listening to her aunt make good on that claim.

    Music 
  • "∞" ("Infinity") by Aphrodite's Child. Five full minutes of actress Irene Papas chanting and moaning and screaming in ecstasy. (It's supposedly edited down from a 37-minute continuous take!) "I was, I am, I am to come," indeed.
  • "Love to Love You Baby", in which Donna Summer moans, sighs, and screams ecstatically as the song reaches its climax.
  • One of the songs from Cradle Of Filth mixes a woman having an I.O. with the same woman screaming in terror, all with a bunch of gothic music playing in the background. The effect is... interesting.
    • That's Venus in Fear. The concept album on the whole was about Countess Bathory, who as rumours have it was a bit inclined to her own gender. She was a mass murderer for sure.
  • Pink Floyd's "The Great Gig in the Sky" is considered to be one by a few people.
    • It may not be Freudian at all. Although feedback is mixed, it's believed that the band told Clare Torry (the original vocalist in the song) to sing as if she were having an orgasm.
  • Stab Me In The Back and, of course, Orgasm' by X Japan. Toshi primarily on lead vocal for either of these songs, and more so on Stab Me In The Back. That said, in live performance, hide could definitely hold his own on backing vocal for either of these songs. Though the panting on the recorded track of "Orgasm" is actually Yoshiki's. Yoshiki also did the "honors" for White Poem.
  • The full version (the 18 minute take) of Blind Dance by Violet UK combines this and Cluster F-Bomb.
  • "Black Sunshine" and "More Human Than Human" by Rob Zombie/White Zombie.
  • "Whole Lotta Love" by Led Zeppelin. It has an orgasm section with the moans of Robert Plant which, according to Wikipedia, begins at 1:24 and lasts until 3:02.
  • "The Whipping Haus" by William Control; the song has an orgasm going on constantly in the background. The same "ongoing orgasm" thing was revisited in the song "All Due Restraint" in the second album.
  • Dance Dance Revolution actually has a few of these sprinkled in if you listen carefully...
    • "Oh Nick Please Not So Quick" by E-rotic is full of moaning and breathy vocals ending with an orgasm cry of "NICKY!"
    • "Sexy Planet" by Crystal Aliens uses female orgam cries as a musical instrument over synthesizers
    • "So many Men so Little Time" by Me & My is punctuated by suspicious gasps and moans between vocals.
    • "Do it all night" by A-Team, oh yeaaaaaaah.
  • The slow part of INSERTiON has this.
  • Guns N' Roses' "Rocket Queen" features actual orgasmic moans, by a woman having sex with Axl in the studio. The one responsible for the recording is jokingly credited in the album's liner notes as "Victor 'the fucking engineer' Deyglio".
    • As does "Welcome to the Jungle", cut from the same recording session. (though with Axl's moans)
  • Jackyl's "Dirty Little Mind."
  • "The Astronomer" by Vermillion Lies has the singer do an Immodest Orgasm at the end. Especially funny because she's getting off on thinking about the solar system.
  • "Horny As Hell" by The Neon Judgement has a male, somewhat distorted Immodest Orgasm at the end.
  • Any given live version of "Ghost of You" or "You Know What They Do To Guys Like Us In Prison" by My Chemical Romance. Also, the "crying" at the end of most live versions of "Mama" turns into those kinds of noises too.
    • The studio and live versions of "Destroya" have moans similar to this.
  • The last two minutes of the song "HEROIN" by the Jrock band Vidoll are basically this.
  • On Blue Amazon's Javelin album, "The Runner" and the beginning of the title track have orgasmic moaning. Btw, the album title is a potential euphemism for the male private part.
  • One of the most erotic recordings ever made prior to 1970 is "You're the Boss" by Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret in which Ann-Margret purrs like she's having an orgasm throughout the song. Little surprise RCA refused to release it until the 1990s.
  • German Punkrock band Die Ärzte have a song called "Sweet Sweet Gwendoline" which basically is about bondage and has a woman expressing pleasure in loud screams throughout the second half (click here for the song).
  • Duran Duran's "Hungry Like the Wolf". It starts by inserting some heavy breathing in the middle of the song, then it goes into full-blown background moans.
  • Women moaning suggestively appear throughout the Nanowar Of Steel song "RAP-Sody"; there's also "King", where the queen explains how much fun the eponymous king gave her, and expresses it with the appropriately suggestive sound.
  • Gianna Nannini "America". OK, she has only a very short orgasm at the end of the song, but in return, the whole song is about fammi volare (let me fly).

    Music Video 
  • Spoofed in Jizz in My Pants by The Lonely Island.
  • Evan Rachel Wood demonstrates this (albeit with music covering up the sounds) during the sex scene that opens the uncensored version of Marilyn Manson's "Heart-Shaped Glasses". The clip, shot while the two were a real-life couple, joins the storied list of sex scenes that have sparked endless debate as to "did they or didn't they" do it for real.

    Pinball 
  • As the player progresses in The Machine Bride Of Pin Bot, she makes suggestive comments like "I feel...strange" and "YES! YES!", culminating in orgasmic moaning.
  • Bally's Xenon has some rather arousing moans among the sound effects.
  • Stern Pinball's Playboy includes numerous "ooohs," "aaaahs," purrs, and moans in its sound effects.
  • The Tube Dancer in Big Bang Bar has some very suggestive (or outright explicit) moans in her repetoire.

    Theater 
  • A piece in The Vagina Monologues was about various ways and means women moan during sex, featuring an array of all orgasms immodest.
  • Avenue Q: "You can be as loud as the hell you want when you're making love."
    • Also an example of the male variant, as hilariously demonstrated by Princeton himself.
    Princeton: You can't put your finger there — Ooooouuuooohhh! — PUT YOUR FINGER THERE!!
  • In Out Of Gas On Lover's Leap, the sex happens entirely off stage, but the audience knows what's going on thanks to this trope.
  • In The Well of Horniness, every time the title of the play is mentioned—which is often—the line goes, "The Well—[immodest orgasm noise off-stage]—of Horniness."
  • In "Legally Blonde": "It feels oh...oh...oh-oh-OH! Much better."

    Video Games 
  • One of the early mods for Unreal Tournament allowed you to change the nature of the Announcer's voice. One of which was "Orgasmic", which consisted of a lady getting more and more excited as your 'performance' improves...
  • In Grand Theft Auto IV: [[Narm "OH NIKO! TELL ME INTERESTING THINGS!!"]]
    • Of course, we later find out that she's a spy working for the CIA, and was assigned to befriend Niko due to his illegal entry into the country, and his ties with Organized Crime and Terrorism.
  • In the Æon Flux game, Sithandra is somehow altered by Trevor Goodchild so that she interprets pain as pleasure. The lethal electric shock Aeon gives her gives her a long, loud orgasm.
  • During one of the missions in the final chapter of the Aribeth's Redemption Neverwinter Nights module series, Aribeth (the player's wife) is forced to fake being raped by an undercover agent by making very loud noises to keep up both their disguises.
  • In Mafia, player character Thomas Angelo is tasked with visiting a brothel and performing a hit on the brothel's manager and one of its girls. Players who approach locked bedroom doors closely may hear...interesting things.
  • Madison fakes one of these in Heavy Rain in order to prevent a guard from entering the room where she's interrogating their boss. The sound, combined with the face made by said boss, makes it into a Crowning Moment of Funny
  • A cut line in Dragon Age: Origins has Leliana insulting Morrigan by suggesting that the Grey Warden is attracted to her because she "screams like a genlock being murdered", presumably during sex. During the player's relationship with Zevran, Wynne will also comment that half the camp hasn't been getting any sleep.
  • The A Week in Paradise version of Postal 2 includes a semi-hidden porn clip. If you go to the college and enter one of the offices, a TV showing a clip of Tera Patrick having sex can be seen (and heard). The clip is taken from the interactive DVD Virtual Sex with Tera Patrick and the volume of the TV (which the player cannot control) is set high enough that Tera can be heard down the hall and even outside when one approaches the room where the video is playing.
  • One Optional Sexual Encounter in The Witcher occurs in a supposedly-haunted mill at night. The woman is loud enough that we get a scene of a couple of dockhands speculating on what sort of monster has moved into the mill, and whether they should send a Witcher in after it.
  • The first Deus Ex game: in a rundown hotel, someone having a moaning good time can be heard behind one of the doors. Not even the sounds of explosions and pitched battle (caused by the player) seems to affect this.
    • Go back and re-visit that same area the final time you're in New York City at all. Nothing changes.
  • If Fiona is done-in by Daniella's impalement attack, you get treated to this game over screen. Unlike the other examples here, it's Nightmare Fuel, what with the blade and flesh sounds and all.
  • The censored cutscene when walking into a prostitute's room in Jagged Alliance 2.
  • In Portal 2, after returning to the present-day Aperture Laboratories and being press-ganged into performing tests within the now-crumbling complex by Wheatley, the completion of the test chambers has Wheatley outright moaning and remarking on the experiences, later saying that the player character needs to do more tests because he's not "feeling it" after a while. GLaDOS explains that the main computer is programmed so that any AI placed into it experiences a euphoric high for completing scientific testing, complete with addiction and a gradually increasing tolerance that requires testing to more extremes to reach the same high. She claims that she was "only in it for the science" and that she has the intellect needed to resist it. Sure, GLaDOS, whatever you say..
    • And then there was GLaDOS's YEAH! YEAH YEAH! during Johnson's epic lemon rant...
    • And who could forget about the memetastic shouts of the Space Core?
    • Space? Space!? SPAAAAACE!
  • The Announcer (Helen) in Team Fortress 2, during the end of a Payload map. YEEEEES! THE CART HAS ALMOST REACHED THE FINAL TERMINUS! HAHA!
  • A very creepy version of this occurs in FEAR 2. As Alma is raping a restrained and hallucinating Becket, she makes sounds that are somewhat like these, but hideously distorted and inhuman sounding. Listen here and then go change your undies.
  • In Klax the female AI would react this way to certain moves sounding more orgasmic for each subsequent response.
    • 4 Klax: Ooh!
    • 5 Klax: Yeah!
    • 6 Klax or a crossing the board X formation: OOOH YEAHHHH!!!!
  • In Mass Effect 3, Shepard in a romance with Tali hints at this during some Casual Danger Dialogue.
    Shepard: Let me know if it gets too quiet on the Normandy and I'll find you someplace louder
    Tali: Hmmmm...
    • In Mass Effect 2, if you stand next to Joker for a few minutes, this sound starts playing from his speakers, prompting him to sheepishly note that the sound was supposed to go to his earpiece.
  • Vanille using Hecatoncheir's finisher move "Gaian Salvo". That is all.
  • In the Fallout: New Vegas expansion pack, Old World Blues, The Courier is able to provoke this reaction from Think Tank Dr. Dala by... breathing deeply, sighing and stroking your face. Yep. She has a big fascination with the human body.
    • Stand around in some areas of the Gomorrah casino- you'll definitely notice some of the more vocal patrons and employees.
  • In Max Payne 2, Max has a fever dream that features the disembodied voice of Mona Sax having a really good time with someone (likely Max himself, as at this point in the game the sexual tension between the two has pretty much reached its breaking point, and Max literally can't stop fantasizing about her, even while suffering from near-fatal gunshot wounds).
  • This sound. If it sounds a bit off, that's because this was taken from Silent Hill 4. (Warning: think about what this trope means before clicking the link without headphones on.)

    Webcomics 
  • xkcd: Loud Sex. The One With the elliptical reflector dish.
  • One morning in Fans!!, Rikk and Rumy try fingering. Cut to Ally in the next room, being woken up by "OOOOOOH! OHHHH!" and deciding to go to work early that day.
  • First Date has one ensue from a mere Adorkable comment about a watch. The immodest panels have gained a bit of spread on Tumblr.
  • Looking for Group: In this page, Richard and Dorel overhear Cale and Benny having sex in the woods, and Richard misinterprets it like only he can.
    Richard: It sounds like he's hurting her.
    (Beat)
    Dorel: (Laughs and walks away)
    Richard: Good job, Cale! I'll help you bury the body!
  • In a Girls with Slingshots strip it has been revealed that Melody is so loud during sex that the police have been called by neighbors who thought an exorcism was going on. Particularly funny since she's deaf.
  • Vampire Cheerleaders: Zoe has one, during the "Adventures in Time & Space" story arc. When she sees Suki is still alive, she gets so overcome with emotion that she lays one on her. Then tackles her to the ground and humps her leg in front of everybody at the amusement park, 'til she achieves the big "O"!
    • Earlier in the chapter, Suki has one of her own, when she bangs Leonard while they're at the Lemurian hotsprings. Of course, since Katie was right there with them (albeit with her back turned, so she wouldn't see it), she couldn't help overhearing them. Then again, she probably would've heard Suki anyway.
  • Muh Phoenix: Scarlet Witch has one after being wrapped by Magik's Phoenix Fire Tentacles. The panel is even edited to give her a blush.

    Web Original 

    Western Animation 
  • Parodied in Drawn Together, where Foxxy Love's orgasm is approximately equivalent to a nuclear explosion.
  • In Moral Orel, Bloberta uses a hand-held jackhammer to help get off. Her screams are a mix of pleasure and pain.
  • Pickles in The Oblongs. JIMINY CRICKET!
    • To give a better idea - their son, Milo, can't fall asleep without the sounds of his parents' lovemaking acting as white noise.
  • The Simpsons:
    • The episode "A Hunka Hunka Burns in Love", has one scene in which Homer injects himself with Mr. Burns' aphrodisiac. Then it cuts to Homer rushing up the stairs carrying Marge in a lustful manner. Then cuts to a post-sex scene:
      Marge: Oh, Homie that was amazing. Oh, I hope the kids didn't hear us.
      [Bart and Lisa in their bedrooms looking shocked with their eyes open]
      Ned: [also shocked with his eyes open] Wow.
    • Happens again in "Homer the Father". Only now Ned, Rod, and Todd are affected.
  • In the Family Guy episode "Lois Comes Out of Her Shell", Peter and Lois have sex in the basement while the rest of the family frightfully listen.
    Brian: My hearing's better so I can hear suction and stuff.


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