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Parents Guide for
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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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Sex & Nudity

Rated R or TV MA for graphic sexual content and nudity, strong crude sexual humor throughout, language, and for drug content.


Contains frequent strong sexual references and extremely graphic sex scenes throughout the series (including depictions of face-to-face, anal, oral and threesome sex).

Sexual activity is realistically depicted, however, no explicit detail is ever depicted on-screen.

Also contains freqeunt strong nudity, including the exposure of breasts, female pubis and both male and female buttocks.

It graphically shows male penises in a book about penises in season 5

Violence & Gore


Contains infrequent violence throughout the course of the series. One episode contains moderate violence and depicts bloody detail.



Frequent profanities include "fuck", "cunt", "pussy", "bitch", "cock", "shit", "prick", "piss" etc. Also some use of ethnic epithets in an ironic context (e.g. "nigga"), and some religious blasphemies (which are most likely to offend those of Abrahamic faiths).


Characters can be seen drinking and smoking casually throughout the series.

Some characters smoke marijuana, snort cocaine or ingest other illegal drugs throughout the course of the series.

The series is unlikely to disturb or distress its target audience.

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Argentina:16 / Australia:MA / Germany:18 (DVD rating) / Hungary:16 / Ireland:18 (most episodes) / Ireland:15 (some episodes) / Netherlands:16 / Netherlands:12 (seasons 5 and 6) / Singapore:PG13 (edited TV version) / South Korea:18 / UK:18 (some episodes) / UK:15 (some episodes) / USA:TV-MA

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