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Shock Treatment
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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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Like "The Rocky Horror Picture Show", "Shock Treatment" features a brother-and-sister who frequently imply incestuous acts on the other

A woman wears a skimpy, low-cut dress.

During the song "Lullaby", we see a scene of incest and a man taking pictures of a skimpily-dressed woman. There is no nudity, and this is suitable enough for kids.

A "blind" man "accidentally" attempts to walk in on a woman showering. He is interrupted.

The song "Bitchin' in the Kitchen" contains numerous uses of the titular word.

One use of the derogatory term "faggot"

Farley Flavors smokes a cigar.

Janet's father drinks a beer.

Although this is for humorous purposes, the fact that Brad is in a straightjacket may frighten some young children.

Australia:M / Iceland:L / Ireland:15 (DVD version) / Ireland:15 (cut DVD version) / UK:PG (DVD version) / UK:PG (cut DVD version) / UK:A (original rating) / UK:PG (video rating) / USA:PG / West Germany:12

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