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Parents Guide for
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Sex & Nudity

TV-14 for sequences of intense violent action, some frightening images, sexuality, drug use, thematic elements and some language

Mild implied sexual activity.

A scene in which a step-brother and step-sister kiss passionately and it is implied they had sex.

A man wakes up naked in the jungle.

A topless woman is seen from behind, she is holding a sheet in front of her and is sitting down.

A woman and man wrestling, she lands on top of him and he makes a lewd comment.

Violence & Gore

Some bloody violence in many episodes.

Many people die in the original plane crash. Some dead bodies are seen. People with injuries, both major and minor are shown.

Shootings: A man is shot in the chest six times. A man is shot three times, and then three more times at close range, when lying on the ground. A woman is shot twice in the stomach. A woman is shot in the chest. A man shoots himself in the arm. A man is shot in the arm and removes the bullet with his bare hands. A child is forced to shoot an elderly man. A bear is shot with 9 bullets. A man shoots himself in the head. A man is shot with a harpoon. A man is shot at close range, even though he had surrendered. A young woman is shot in the head in front of her father, as she cries and screams for help. A man is shot through the eye, and his wound is clearly shown. A young boy is shot in the chest. Off screen, a woman screams and is shot by her husband. He then shoots himself. Many minor characters are shot.

Stabbings: A woman is stabbed in the back but survives. Her blood later drips onto the face of another character. A man is stabbed in the side and in the neck. Some thugs are killed with a machete.

A man is tied to a tree and punched by another man. He is later tortured by having shoots pushed under his fingernails.

A man has a serious leg injury which is shown close-up.

A man holds a woman hostage, holding a broken plate to her neck as a weapon.

A man sets off a tripwire, causing an arrow to shoot through his neck. The wound is shown graphically.

A man is pushed out of a window, falling eight stories and breaking his back.

A man's throat is cut and he is thrown into the ocean. His body is also shown washed up on shore, with the cut wound clearly visible but not very gory. Other people also have their throats cut in other episodes.

A man is strangled by another using a cord or wire of some kind. A man is strangled by another using a chain...

A man is blown up with a stick of dynamite. Bits of his body fall onto other characters. Much later, a woman dies in a similar way.

A man breaks another man's neck.

A man is impaled on a wooden spike. His slightly decomposed body is later seen.

A woman hits a man in the stomach with a small axe.

Two people are buried alive.

A man suffers a seizure.. He foams at the mouth and blood comes out of his nose and ears before he falls down, apparently dead.

A man's arm is ripped off.

A man is attached to a machine and given electric shocks while being interrogated.

A man who is awake during part of his appendectomy.

Many people are killed by an unknown chemical gas. Blood is seen dripping from their noses. Their skeletal bodies are later seen in a mass grave.

Various characters are killed by a (sometimes unseen) monster. Their bloody corpses are sometimes shown.

Many characters commit or try to commit suicide many times throughout the show.

Profanity

Mild to moderate

Damn, bitch, whore, wanker, son of a bitch, crap

One main character is a heroin addict and is seen under the influence on several occasions.

At least three characters are alcoholics.

Two characters play a drinking game.

A surgeon is fired because he operated while under the influence.

Infrequent smoking in the first few episodes - including Sawyer in the first episode and the use of a cigarette as a time-delay device.

Prescription and illegal drug addiction and it's consequences. Drugs are not portrayed in a positive way. Many small bags of what looks like heroin are shown..

A doctor is shown taking and abusing the prescription drug Oxycodone. He also drinks heavily.

A commune which grows marijuana is shown, but there are no scenes of people using the drug.

Frequent tense scenes.

Moderate to strong horror.

Many scenes involving threat, peril, and torture.

There is a monster made of black smoke that could frighten some viewers.

The death scenes (of which there are many) can be very emotional and sad.

A teenage girl is shot in front of her father.

A man overcome with guilt tries to commit suicide many times throughout a season of the show.

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Certification:
Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Brazil:18 (season 1) / Brazil:16 (season 2 and 4) / Brazil:14 (season 3) / Canada:PG (Season 1 and 2 DVD) / Canada:14A (Season 2 DVD) / Finland:K-15/13 (TV rating) / France:U / Germany:16 (DVD rating) (season 1) / Germany:16 (DVD rating) (season 2) (part 1) / Germany:18 (DVD rating) (season 2) (part 2) / Germany:18 (One episode) / Germany:12 (TV rating) (season 1) / Germany:16 (TV rating) (season 2) / Malaysia:U / Netherlands:12 / New Zealand:M (Season 1 DVD) / New Zealand:M (Season 2 DVD) / New Zealand:PG (Season 2 some episodes) / New Zealand:PG (Season 3 some episodes) / Singapore:PG / South Africa:PG (10V) (DVD rating) / South Africa:PG (13V) (TV rating) / South Korea:15 / South Korea:18 (DVD rating) (season 3) / UK:12 (Most episodes) / UK:15 (Some episodes and DVD rating) / USA:TV-14 / USA:TV-PG

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