When I was writing my review of the first Fleshlight, I also researched the history of Fleshlights. As a reviewer and Fleshlight enthusiast, I found the progression of my favorite sex toy very interesting (find out what are the best 10 Fleshlights).
Did you know that, in the beginning of the time, Fleshlight also had a line of sex dolls? The Fleshlight Intimate Body Sculptures product line had a female doll called "The Little Woman" and a male doll called "The Stud". Both models had removable inserts/sleeves and The Stud also had an 11" penis. The body sculptures didn't succeed commercially and were discontinued over ten years ago.
The sex dolls are definitely more of a niche market than masturbation sleeves but there are other companies that are making amazing love dolls. If you're curious, take a look at my guide to sex dolls.
Fleshlight Sex-In-A-Can, or SIAC, must be one of the oddest products in the history of sex toys. Still, after a dozen years, Fleshlight keeps selling them, so there must be a demand for male masturbators that look like beer cans.
Over the years, there have been various versions of Fleshlight SIAC but one of the weirdest is Count Cockula which has vampire teeth around the orifice. You can still buy a Count Cockula from Fleshlight's official Amazon storefront (the Amazon seller name is ILF which is the parent company of Fleshlight). If buying Fleshlights is still new to you, read the How to Buy a Fleshlight post.
Enough babbling, here is the infographic:
If you don't care about the history but want to know what is the best Fleshlight for you, check out the Fleshlight guide.
History of Fleshlight Infographic Transcribed
1995 FLESHLIGHT YEAR 0
Steve Shubin starts developing a relief method to overcome sexual frustration during his wife’s high-risk pregnancy. First product iterations leading to the Fleshlight are made.
1997 PRODUCTION LINE STARTS
After two years of product and business development, the production line for Fleshlight starts. Fleshlight, as we know it today, is born.
2003 NEW PRODUCTS
Sex-In-A-Can products are introduced for all beer drinking, masturbating males in the world.
2006 FLESHLIGHT = SELF IMPROVEMENT
Fleshlight Stamina Training Unit arrives. An option to Build-Your-Own-Fleshlight is introduced.
2010 THERE IS MORE IN THE GIRL
Several new Fleshlight Girls are introduced; Stoya, Tera Patrick, Eva Angelina, and more.
First Girls product specific textures arrive; The Wall, .69 Caliber, Gauntlet, Love Humps, and more.
Several popular new textures become available; Lotus, Swallow, Forbidden, Primal.
2011 OTHERWORLDLY PLEASURES
Alien model lands on earth.
Pure discreet orifice is introduced.
2014 A MIX OF NEW AND OLD
Fleshlight LaunchPAD upgrades Apple iPads.
More Fleshlight Girls launch, including Nina Hartley and her Cougar texture.
2015 SMALL IS BIG
2017 ROBOTIC FLESHLIGHT
Fleshlight Launch introduces the automated Fleshlight experience.
2016 FLESHLIGHT = KING OF THE HILL
Fleshlight is by far the biggest male masturbator brand in the world.
More Fleshlight Girls models launch.
What is going to be the next big news?
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