Lena Dunham’s Girls is known for it’s ground-breaking, no-nonsense and 100 per cent truthful (no matter how ‘gross’) portrayal of sex.
But there was one scene that even HBO – the network responsible for bringing us gore and sex for years – filed shows like Game of Thrones and True Blood – refused to show on screens.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the show’s co-creator, Judd Apatow, referred to the scene in question as a “conclusion shot”.
"It was actually cum arcing through a shot," Dunham clarified.
"And HBO said, 'If this is in the show, we could lose our license'. We were like, 'Oh my God, we've actually found the line at HBO'," Apatow said.
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While the team initially argued with the executives, they soon realised they "didn't need it" for the scene.
Even though that scene didn't make it to air, a lot of other sexually explicit scenes did, opening up conversations about things that are "normally hidden", said Apatow.