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Parents Guide for
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Sex & Nudity

TV-14 for sexuality, violence, some language, and disturbing images throughout


Frequent sexual references, with talk about prostitutes, losing virginity, "bedding" other people, and sex

Several sex scenes with bare shoulders and whatnot. These include moaning, thrusting, and sweating. There's one brief rough sex scene where a man thrusts into a woman held up against a wall.

A man waits in the desert naked . Buttocks can be seen for couple of occasions.

A woman washes her back while she's naked, and a man walks in on her.

A women is seen in frozen and naked. Her genitals, breasts, and butt are obscured.

A young woman seduces several men and even appears to seduce a woman.

The crew visits a whore house with many sexual activities going on.

A man threatens to rape a woman.

One of the main characters is a prostitute.

There is one sex scene between two women.

Violence & Gore


Gunfights and action sequences are common. They include blood, and mild injury detail.

There is a particularly violent scene in the episode "Arial" in which a device causes many mens eyes, noses, mouths, and ears to bleed everywhere.

In the episode "War Stories" There is a moderately violent torture scene.

One of the characters is a doctor, and we frequently see him stitching up wounds.

In one episode, a man crushes another man's jaw. This scene is very hard to watch.

A man is shot, and we see a large and bloody wound on his chest.

In one episode, Mal is shot and throughout the whole episode we see him bleeding heavily. At one point he is forced to inject himself with and adrenaline shot. We see him writhing and screaming.

In the episode "Heart Of Gold" There is a 7 minute fight scene. Though there is not that much blood, but lots of people die.

Lots of blood shown throughout.



Mild profanity. Swearing in Chinese.


Men are often seen in bars drinking, often drunk.


Intense situations all throughout the series.

lots of scenes are very hard to watch.

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Australia:M / Singapore:M18 / UK:12 (12 episodes) / UK:PG (2 episodes)

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