William Shatner, prophet?
Years ago in TekWar, William Shatner (yes, that William Shatner) wrote about a world that had lifelike androids wandering around. That wasn't the plot -- it was about a drug called Tek, though that wasn't really the plot, either. But the androids were a memorable component. In his book, many were used for... "personal entertainment" purposes. Here's the first step: BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Japanese develop 'female' android