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-> --''Isabella Rossellini, on the reproductive rituals of bedbugs.''

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''Green Porno'' is a series of educational short films created by and starring Isabella Rossellini, released on Sundance Channel from 2008 to date. In the eight original films that comprise the first season, Rossellini enacts the mating behaviors of various insects (and other invertebrates) with cardboard cut-outs and foam-rubber sculptures... most of the time both quite graphically and scientifically accurate. A good deal of its comic value comes from Rossellini's great ability to mimic different insects and other "bugs", the cardboard settings as well as her [[CloudCuckooLander playful]] yet oddly sensual physical approach to the subject.

After the success of the first ''Green Porno'' films, Sundance commissioned two further seasons. While season 1 was all about bugs and creepy crawlers, the two subsequent seasons shifted to marine creatures. Season 2 covered animals such as whales (with [[GagPenis bits and bobs to scale]]), sequential hermaphroditic limpets, [[GagPenis unusually endowed]] barnacles, and asexual sea stars; there was also an entire episode dedicated to the vagina, with Rossellini wandering through a forest of giant scientifically correct animal dongs made of construction paper. The 3rd season of ''Green Porno'' continued with other marine creatures, specifically those found in Italian cuisine, with Rossellini amusingly losing her appetite due to either the mating behavior or more often the environmentally damaging practices the seafood industry uses to obtain enough of the animal for human consumption; the season also featured Argentine marine biologist Claudio Campagna discussing the environmental issues affecting the marine environment, as well as an episode where Rossellini visited Argentina where the two observed elephant seal harems. A ''Green Porno: Live'' show followed, with Rossellini discussing animal mating habits to audiences with props and puppets.

The success of ''Green Porno'' led to other similar shows staring Rossellini dressing up as and mimicking the behaviors of animals. The first of these was ''Seduce Me'', in which she explored courtship rituals and the varied forms that sex takes in the animal world. ''Seduce Me'' covered bedbugs with their ''unique'' biology (see the page quote); paper dolphin puppets participating in all kinds of straight, gay, and solo sexual couplings; the lack of consent in the duck world and the female duck's "vaginal complexity"; macho cuttlefish's harems and "crossdressing" males who steal their mates; and how the story of Noah's Ark could not make sense when there are animals that are neither male nor female or can be both within a single lifetime and animals that are only female and still reproduce. A third related series from Sundance is titled ''Mammas'', which focuses more on the unusual childrearing behaviors of animals that would be unusual if it happened the human world such as cannibalistic hamsters, the "nanny" using cuckoo, and a parasitic wasp with its live caterpillar feast for its child.

In addition to her work with Sundance, Rossellini also worked with the cosmetics company Burt's Bees to in a series called "Burt Talks to the Bees", where she portrays both Burt and the bees, with a focus on colony collapse disorder and how to protect honeybee populations. She also filmed a special for Creator/DiscoveryChannel titled ''Animals Distract Me'', which looks at the different animals that you can encounter in everyday life, in the same ''Green Porno'' style of course. Where else can you see Isabella Rossellini dramatically worry about ''Demodex'' eyelash mites by pretending to be one under "attack" from a mascara wand?

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''Green Porno'' is a series of comedic and educational short films created by and starring Isabella Rossellini, released on Sundance Channel from 2008 to date. In the eight original films that comprise the first season, films, Rossellini enacts imitates the mating behaviors of various insects (and other invertebrates) with cardboard cut-outs and foam-rubber sculptures... most of the time both quite graphically and scientifically accurate. A good deal of its comic value comes from Rossellini's great ability to mimic different insects and other "bugs", creepy crawlies in an intentionally low budget manner, with costumes and setpieces made of colorful construction paper, cardboard, and foam rubber, all while she presents the cardboard settings as well as her subject in a [[CloudCuckooLander playful]] yet oddly sensual physical approach to manner. More often than not, she portrays the subject.

After the success
male of the first species, be it a honeybee drone who dies after participating in the new queen bee's virgin flight or a praying mantis whose head is bitten off by his mate. Subsequent seasons of ''Green Porno'' films, Sundance commissioned two further seasons. While season 1 was all about bugs and creepy crawlers, the two subsequent seasons shifted focus to marine creatures. Season 2 covered animals such as whales (with [[GagPenis bits life, with whales, starfish, and bobs to scale]]), sequential hermaphroditic limpets, [[GagPenis unusually endowed]] barnacles, barnacles given the same treatment on screen as snails, earthworms, and asexual sea stars; there was also an entire spiders, as well as a whole episode dedicated to the vagina, vagina with Rossellini wandering through monologuing in a forest of giant scientifically correct animal dongs made of construction paper. [[GagPenis colorful cardboard penises]]. The 3rd third and final season of ''Green Porno'' continued had a more [[GreenAesop environmental message]], with other marine creatures, specifically those a look at animals found in Italian cuisine, with Rossellini amusingly losing her appetite due to either the mating behavior or more often the environmentally damaging practices the seafood and how human industry uses to obtain enough of the animal for human consumption; the season also featured exploits them, as well as talks with Argentine marine biologist Claudio Campagna discussing and a look at the environmental issues affecting the marine environment, as well as an episode where Rossellini visited Argentina where the two observed elephant seal harems. A ''Green Porno: Live'' show seals he studies in Patagonia.

Two SpiritualSuccessor series
followed, with Rossellini discussing animal mating habits to audiences with props and puppets.

The success of ''Green Porno'' led to other similar shows staring Rossellini dressing up as and mimicking the behaviors of animals.
also produced by Sundance Channel. The first of these was ''Seduce Me'', in which she explored courtship rituals in a wider variety of animals, and the varied forms that sex takes in the animal world. ''Seduce Me'' covered bedbugs with their ''unique'' biology (see Isabella switching from playing the page quote); paper dolphin puppets participating in all kinds of straight, gay, and solo sexual couplings; the lack of consent in the duck world and male to the female duck's "vaginal complexity"; macho cuttlefish's harems and "crossdressing" males who steal their mates; and how members of the story of species. An episode on Noah's Ark could not make sense when there are also highlighted animals that are neither reproduce asexually and hermaphrodites that cannot work with the myth that one male nor and one female or can be both within a single lifetime and animals that are only female and still reproduce. A third related of every species was brought on board. The next series from Sundance is titled was ''Mammas'', which focuses more and focused on the unusual unique childrearing behaviors of animals that would be unusual if it happened strategies in the human world such as animal world, including cannibalistic hamsters, the "nanny" using cuckoo, and a acting piping plovers, parasitic wasp with its live caterpillar feast for its child.

In addition to
cuckoos, and polyandrous dunnocks.

Outside of
her work with Sundance, Rossellini also has filmed other projects in the same vein and style as ''Green Porno''. She worked with the cosmetics company Burt's Bees to in for a series called of short films titled "Burt Talks to the Bees", where she portrays both Burt highlighting misconceptions about the honeybee and the bees, with a focus on issue of colony collapse disorder and how to protect honeybee populations. disorder. She also filmed created and starred in a special documentary film for Creator/DiscoveryChannel titled ''Animals Distract Me'', in which looks at the different she discusses animals that you can encounter in are part of people's everyday life, in life from a service dog she keeps with her throughout the same ''Green Porno'' style of course. Where else can you see Isabella Rossellini dramatically worry about film to the ''Demodex'' eyelash mites mite being attacked by pretending to be one under "attack" from a mascara wand?
wand she imagines herself as. She also had a ''Green Porno: Live'' show where she used puppets and clips from her films to discuss biology with a live audience.


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* GagPenis: Whales. Barnacles. Dolphins. Mallard ducks. All carefully and accurately crafted out of cardboard.


Ok, Green Porno. Where do we start?

Green Porno was a series of educational short films created by and starring Isabella Rossellini, released on Sundance Channel from 2008 to date. In the eight original films that comprise the first season, Rossellini enacts the mating rituals of various insects with cardboard cut-outs and foam-rubber sculptures... most of the time both quite graphically and accurately. A good deal of its comic value comes from Rossellini's great ability to mimic different insects (dragonfly, spider, bee, praying mantis, worm, snail, fly), the cardboard settings as well as her [[CloudCuckooLander playful]] yet oddly sensual physical approach to the subject.

The following series are actually called ''Seduce Me'', but the concept remains [[SpiritualSuccessor the same]], and most people still call it Green Porno. Over the course of Green Porno's three seasons, the focus of the show has shifted. Season one dealt exclusively with insects that people can realistically encounter on a daily basis. The second season focused on sea creatures but also included an episode on the sexual organs. For the third and smallest season, Green Porno adopted an overt environmental theme, specifically one which focused on the concept of over fishing contrasted with the mating habits of animals commonly used as food. In season three, Rossellini is joined by [[ShownTheirWork biologist]] Claudio Campagna.

It doesn't gets less disturbing.

In 2013, a third series called "Mamas" launched that featured short films focusing on the motherhood of various animals.

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Ok, Green Porno.''Green Porno''. Where do we start?

Green Porno was ''Green Porno'' is a series of educational short films created by and starring Isabella Rossellini, released on Sundance Channel from 2008 to date. In the eight original films that comprise the first season, Rossellini enacts the mating rituals behaviors of various insects (and other invertebrates) with cardboard cut-outs and foam-rubber sculptures... most of the time both quite graphically and accurately. scientifically accurate. A good deal of its comic value comes from Rossellini's great ability to mimic different insects (dragonfly, spider, bee, praying mantis, worm, snail, fly), and other "bugs", the cardboard settings as well as her [[CloudCuckooLander playful]] yet oddly sensual physical approach to the subject.

After the success of the first ''Green Porno'' films, Sundance commissioned two further seasons. While season 1 was all about bugs and creepy crawlers, the two subsequent seasons shifted to marine creatures. Season 2 covered animals such as whales (with [[GagPenis bits and bobs to scale]]), sequential hermaphroditic limpets, [[GagPenis unusually endowed]] barnacles, and asexual sea stars; there was also an entire episode dedicated to the vagina, with Rossellini wandering through a forest of giant scientifically correct animal dongs made of construction paper. The following series are actually called 3rd season of ''Green Porno'' continued with other marine creatures, specifically those found in Italian cuisine, with Rossellini amusingly losing her appetite due to either the mating behavior or more often the environmentally damaging practices the seafood industry uses to obtain enough of the animal for human consumption; the season also featured Argentine marine biologist Claudio Campagna discussing the environmental issues affecting the marine environment, as well as an episode where Rossellini visited Argentina where the two observed elephant seal harems. A ''Green Porno: Live'' show followed, with Rossellini discussing animal mating habits to audiences with props and puppets.

The success of ''Green Porno'' led to other similar shows staring Rossellini dressing up as and mimicking the behaviors of animals. The first of these was
''Seduce Me'', but in which she explored courtship rituals and the concept remains [[SpiritualSuccessor varied forms that sex takes in the same]], animal world. ''Seduce Me'' covered bedbugs with their ''unique'' biology (see the page quote); paper dolphin puppets participating in all kinds of straight, gay, and most people solo sexual couplings; the lack of consent in the duck world and the female duck's "vaginal complexity"; macho cuttlefish's harems and "crossdressing" males who steal their mates; and how the story of Noah's Ark could not make sense when there are animals that are neither male nor female or can be both within a single lifetime and animals that are only female and still call it Green Porno. Over the course of Green Porno's three seasons, the focus of the show has shifted. Season one dealt exclusively with insects that people can realistically encounter on a daily basis. The second season focused on sea creatures but also included an episode reproduce. A third related series from Sundance is titled ''Mammas'', which focuses more on the sexual organs. For the third and smallest season, Green Porno adopted an overt environmental theme, specifically one which focused on the concept of over fishing contrasted with the mating habits unusual childrearing behaviors of animals commonly used that would be unusual if it happened the human world such as food. cannibalistic hamsters, the "nanny" using cuckoo, and a parasitic wasp with its live caterpillar feast for its child.

In season three, addition to her work with Sundance, Rossellini is joined by [[ShownTheirWork biologist]] Claudio Campagna.

It doesn't gets less disturbing.

In 2013,
also worked with the cosmetics company Burt's Bees to in a third series called "Mamas" launched "Burt Talks to the Bees", where she portrays both Burt and the bees, with a focus on colony collapse disorder and how to protect honeybee populations. She also filmed a special for Creator/DiscoveryChannel titled ''Animals Distract Me'', which looks at the different animals that featured short films focusing on you can encounter in everyday life, in the motherhood same ''Green Porno'' style of various animals.
course. Where else can you see Isabella Rossellini dramatically worry about ''Demodex'' eyelash mites by pretending to be one under "attack" from a mascara wand?


Green Porno was a series of educational short films created by and starring Isabella Rossellini, released on Sundance Channel from 2008 to date. In the eight original films that comprise the first season, Rossellini enacts the mating rituals of various insects with cardboard cut-outs and foam-rubber sculptures... most of the time both quite graphically and accurately. A good deal of its comic value comes from Rossellini's great ability to mimic different insects (dragonfly, spider, bee, praying mantis, worm, snail, fly), the cardboard settings as well as her [[CloudCuckooLander playful]] yet [[FetishFuel oddly sensual]] physical approach to the subject.

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Green Porno was a series of educational short films created by and starring Isabella Rossellini, released on Sundance Channel from 2008 to date. In the eight original films that comprise the first season, Rossellini enacts the mating rituals of various insects with cardboard cut-outs and foam-rubber sculptures... most of the time both quite graphically and accurately. A good deal of its comic value comes from Rossellini's great ability to mimic different insects (dragonfly, spider, bee, praying mantis, worm, snail, fly), the cardboard settings as well as her [[CloudCuckooLander playful]] yet [[FetishFuel oddly sensual]] sensual physical approach to the subject.

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In 2013, a third series called "Mamas" launched that featured short films focusing on the motherhood of various animals.


* NaughtyTentacles: Justified, since is a nature (???) TV show.



* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids: While most people generally have no issues regarding kids watching some documentary about giraffes mating in the Serengeti, watching a grown up actress enacting sexual intercourse with a cardboard homefly, grinning maniacally while dressed in spandex with weird appendages... well, you get the point.


* PunctuatedForEmphasis: The male mantis, while being eaten: "She would eat my head... But I keep copulating. Nothing stops me! ''I keep going!!!'' [humping beheaded] SEXXXX!!!"



* ThisIsSparta: The male mantis, while being eaten: "She would eat my head... But I keep copulating. Nothing stops me! ''I keep going!!!'' [humping beheaded] SEXXXX!!!"


Green Porno was a series of educational short films created by and starred by Isabella Rossellini, released in Sundance Channel from 2008 to date. In the eight original films that comprise the first season, Rossellini enacts the mating rituals of various insects with cardboard cut-outs and foam-rubber sculptures... most of the time both quite graphically and accurately. A good deal of its comic value comes from Rossellini's great ability to mimic different insects (dragonfly, spider, bee, praying mantis, worm, snail, fly), the cardboard settings as well as her [[CloudCuckooLander playful]] yet [[FetishFuel oddly sensual]] physical approach to the subject.

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Green Porno was a series of educational short films created by and starred by starring Isabella Rossellini, released in on Sundance Channel from 2008 to date. In the eight original films that comprise the first season, Rossellini enacts the mating rituals of various insects with cardboard cut-outs and foam-rubber sculptures... most of the time both quite graphically and accurately. A good deal of its comic value comes from Rossellini's great ability to mimic different insects (dragonfly, spider, bee, praying mantis, worm, snail, fly), the cardboard settings as well as her [[CloudCuckooLander playful]] yet [[FetishFuel oddly sensual]] physical approach to the subject.


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[[caption-width-right:350: And it just keeps getting better. ]]

-> ''[[LaughingMad Hahahaha!]] Chase me! Mate with me! Seduce me! He is so strong... and sharp! [[BlackComedyRape Doesn't need a vagina at all!]] [male bedbug stabs her in the gut] OOOOOH! Ejaculate on my wound... the sperm will travel on their own... to my ovaries.''
-> --''Isabella Rossellini, on the reproductive rituals of bedbugs.''

Ok, Green Porno. Where do we start?

Green Porno was a series of educational short films created by and starred by Isabella Rossellini, released in Sundance Channel from 2008 to date. In the eight original films that comprise the first season, Rossellini enacts the mating rituals of various insects with cardboard cut-outs and foam-rubber sculptures... most of the time both quite graphically and accurately. A good deal of its comic value comes from Rossellini's great ability to mimic different insects (dragonfly, spider, bee, praying mantis, worm, snail, fly), the cardboard settings as well as her [[CloudCuckooLander playful]] yet [[FetishFuel oddly sensual]] physical approach to the subject.

The following series are actually called ''Seduce Me'', but the concept remains [[SpiritualSuccessor the same]], and most people still call it Green Porno. Over the course of Green Porno's three seasons, the focus of the show has shifted. Season one dealt exclusively with insects that people can realistically encounter on a daily basis. The second season focused on sea creatures but also included an episode on the sexual organs. For the third and smallest season, Green Porno adopted an overt environmental theme, specifically one which focused on the concept of over fishing contrasted with the mating habits of animals commonly used as food. In season three, Rossellini is joined by [[ShownTheirWork biologist]] Claudio Campagna.

It doesn't gets less disturbing.

Note that despite the name, there is nothing pornographic about the work. Unless you're a bug.
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!! This movie contains examples of:

* DeathBySex: A common fate for male bees.
* DownerEnding: The male mantis fate, for reasons widely known. The female bedbug, for not so widely known reasons.
* GenderFlip: A lot of times Isabella plays the male part. Or both the female and male half of it, with hermaphrodite creatures (earthworms, snails).
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Probably more like rubbing said crap over radar's face.
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: Bedbug females have no sexual organs. They are "stabbed" by males and receive their sperm directly in their blood torrent and guts. So do snails with each other, being hermaphrodites.
* LargeHam: Isabella indulges in this quite frequently, overacting and not taking things too serious being the whole point.
* MindScrew: Over and over again.
* NaughtyTentacles: Justified, since is a nature (???) TV show.
* RefugeInAudacity: The other whole premise of the show.
* SensualSpandex: YMMV over the sensual, but Isabella's costumes are made of this material. Sometimes with painted nipples over it... [[MindScrew for some reason]].
* ThisIsSparta: The male mantis, while being eaten: "She would eat my head... But I keep copulating. Nothing stops me! ''I keep going!!!'' [humping beheaded] SEXXXX!!!"
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids: While most people generally have no issues regarding kids watching some documentary about giraffes mating in the Serengeti, watching a grown up actress enacting sexual intercourse with a cardboard homefly, grinning maniacally while dressed in spandex with weird appendages... well, you get the point.
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