8 TV Shows That Threw the Whole Cast into Bed for a Totally Absurd Promo Pic — PHOTOS

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What gets you excited for a new season of your favorite TV show? Obviously, a portrait of its characters falling asleep. Or, well, at least that seems to be what the networks think. Think of all the TV promos you've seen of a TV show's cast lounging sultrily in bed over the years. It seems that fatigued attractive people never go out of style.

From Gossip Girl, to One Tree Hill, to Friends, the publicity photos for copious shows picture the cast lying in bed sexily. What's the subtext? "This season on BLAH, more inter-dating, more come-hither pouting, more BONING, and more nap time."

Let's take a look at some shining examples of the "everybody in bed" TV promotional picture. Time to treat this mattress like a freakin' clown car.

Image: The CW

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