"Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
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Sex & Nudity

TV-14 for violence and sexual content, and frightening/intense images


Moderate sexual references and some brief sex scenes with no nudity.

Seasons 1-3 are fairly clean, with 2 or 3 brief sex scenes and mild sexual references. However, seasons 4-7 after that contain a lot more sex scenes, and they tend to be extended and more graphic. No nudity, although there is moaning and thrusting. The sexual references become more frequent as well.

Violence & Gore

Frequent moderate violence involving vampires and demons. Usually with just punching and kicking. Vampires are often 'dusted', which involbes stabbing them in ghe heart or decapitating them. They then turn into dust with no blood. For a show about vampires, theres very little blood shown. 7/10



Being on broadcast TV, the profanity was fairly mild: bitch, ass, damn, hell, slut, wanker etc. There is also some occasionally crude sexual humor.

Please Note: there are a few occasions where someone is about to curse and you can tell what the word was going to be, but they are always cut off before saying the entire word (usually by death).


Some alcohol can be seen being consumed. In a few episodes people appear to be 'high' on magic. Some mild drug references.


A few episodes are very dark, and some of the vampires and demons can appear scary.

Total explicit content: 24/50

It really should be noted that this series matures with its expected audience; while Season 1 is appropriate for pretty much all but the youngest kids, Seasons 2 - 4 start to pick it up a bit so that parents should think twice before anyone under 11 or 12 watches them, and Seasons 5 - 7 really shouldn't be viewed (as a whole) by anyone under 13.

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Australia:M / Australia:PG (some episodes) / Israel:PG / Italy:T / New Zealand:M / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:M18 (DVD rating) (season 6) (season 7) / Singapore:PG (season 1 to 5) / UK:12 (some episodes) / UK:15 (some episodes) / USA:TV-14 (some episodes) / USA:TV-PG (some episodes)

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