Swingers In Pop Culture

I thought it would be fun to write a piece for Life On The Swingset about how non-monogamous relationships are depicted in television, movie, and books. I incorrectly assumed that there were maybe a handful. Now, I’ve complied a giant list and I’m crowd sourcing to see if I’ve missed anything.

Television

Episodes

House – Open and Shut
Friends – The One With The Boobies
Mentalist – Code Red
Criminal Minds – Compromising Positions
Futurama – The Beast With A Billion Backs

Series

Big Love
Sister Wives
Torchwood
Family
The Girls Next Door
Queer As Folk
Swingtown
The L Word
Gossip Girl
Weeds

Movies

The Ice Storm
My Wife Got Married
A Small Circle Of Friends
Shortbus
Whatever Works
Three
The Harrad Experiment
You I Love
The Freebie
Kiss Me Again
Jules et Jim
No Way Out
Splendor
Humpday
Threesome
Swingers
Vicki Christina Barcelona
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Cafe Au Lait
Carrington
A Change Of Seasons
Single Tracks
The Velocity of Gary
She’s Gotta Have It
Love Songs
Willie And Phil
Haunted Summer
Summer Lovers
Bandits
Serene Hunter
Anna And The King
Fling
10
3some
Enemies: A Love Store
Paint Your Wagon
Design For A Living
Rita, Sue, and Bob Too
French Twist
The Hunger
Lovin’ Molly
Emmanuelle
Emmanuelle 2

Books

Fantasy / Science Fiction

The Fionavar Tapestry series – Guy Gavriel Kay
One Rose Trilogy –  Gail Dayton
Inda – Sherwood Smith
Tales of the Five – Diane Duane
Summer People – Marge Piercy
Time Enough for Love – Robert A. Heinlein
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress – Robert A. Heinlein
Stranger in a Strange Land – Robert A Heinlein
The Number of the Beast – Robert A Heinlein
Friday – Robert A Heinlein
The Cat Who Walks Through Walls – Robert A Heinlein
The Company Novesl – Kage Baker
The Wheel Of Time – Robert Jordan
The Ler Triliogy – M.A. Foster
The Ice Storm – Rick Moody
Palimpsest – Catherynne Valente
Heralds of Valdemar series – Mercedes Lackey
The Realm of the Elderlings – Robin Hobb
Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter Series – Laurell K. Hamilton

Other

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson
Leaving Cheyenne – Larry McMurtry
Jules et Jim – Henri-Pierre Roché

Short Stories/Novellas

A Fisherman of the Inland Sea – Ursula K. Le Guin
The Birthday of the World – Ursula K. Le Guin

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