'Game Of Thrones' Sex Scenes And Nudity: The Complete Third Season NSFW Collection (VIDEO)

06/10/2013 04:15 pm ET | Updated Jun 17, 2015
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The third season of "Game of Thrones" has come to a close, which means it's time for us to continue our highly scientific study of sex and nudity in the acclaimed HBO series.

While "Game of Thrones" offers up a multitude of feminist role models, it has often been criticized for its gratuitous sex scenes. Perhaps this is part of the reason Season 3 reduced the amount of sex and nudity, at least in frequency. Where the first and second seasons featured sex and/or nudity in 10 out of 10 and 8 out of 10 episodes, respectively, the third season got sexually explicit in only 5 out of 10. However, when it came to the duration of scenes with sex and nudity, the third season has both the first and second beat with a total of roughly 8 minutes and 30 seconds per scene. By comparison, the first season had 8 minutes and 10 seconds and the second season had 7 minutes and 40 seconds.

"Game of Thrones" Season 3 also seemed to have a higher diversity of nudity, with a notable influx of male backsides and even a few flashes of male full–frontal. Of course, it wouldn’t be "Game of Thrones" without also including a few trips to Lord Baelish’s bordello, but on the whole, the sex this season felt more organic to the story than in the past -- alternately steamy (Jon Snow FINALLY losing his v-card) and terrifying (Theon's last romp before being mutilated into an "SNL" parody), but always captivating.

Below ,The Huffington Post has included a compilation of all the nudity and sex scenes from "Game of Thrones" Season 3, for your own research purposes. Please feel free to weigh in with your own theories in the comments below!

Warning: The following video contains strong language, sexual content and many "Game of Thrones" spoilers. It should not be viewed by those under 18. Thank you.

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