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10/10 This show frequently shows various kinds of sexual intercourse and nudity both female and male. They have been individually rated. It has been rated MA for strong nudity/sexual situations.

Season 1 episode 1: A young man and a young woman have sex. Thrusting and nudity is shown. He asks her to kneel on a sofa on all-fours and pulls down his trousers and underwear (he is not wearing a shirt). He then enters her, and it is suggested he at first tries to instigate anal sex, but after she protests he enters her through her vagina. Female nudity is limited, but we see his bare buttocks as he thrusts into her while moaning with pleasure.Strong sex references throughout.

Episode 2: A man and a woman have sex and masturbate. Another man and woman have sex. A woman hooks up with a stranger and tells him to put his hand in her pants. There is blood on his fingers, implying the woman had a miscarriage. Nudity shown.

Episode 3: It is implied that a man and a woman have sex. A woman masturbates. Nudity shown

Episode 4: A woman receives a photo of a penis on her phone. She takes off her shirt and takes a picture of herself topless. A man strokes a woman's clothed chest and pats her bottom. A man has an erection and a woman holds it. He removes her underwear and performs cunnilingus on her. She proposes having sex instead but he declines when she reveals that she is a virgin. It is implied that a man and a woman have sex. Nudity shown.

Episode 5: A man and a woman have sex while another woman watches. A man masturbates in front of a woman and climaxes. A man and a woman have sex. Nudity shown.

Episode 6: A man and a woman have sex. A man and a woman have sex in the shower. A man is fully nude. Part of his groin is visible. Nudity shown.

Episode 7: A woman is topless. Another woman cups her breast and pushes her aside.

Episode 8: Two women kiss. A couple has sex in a shower. Nudity is shown.

Episode 9: Full frontal female nudity.

Episode 10: A gay couple is portrayed.

Season 2 Episode 1: A man and woman have sex on a sofa. His buttocks are shown and some thrusting happens.

Episode 2: It is implied that Shoshanna and Ray had sex. Hannah and Sandy make out. Hannah asks him if he still wants to have sex.

Episode 3: A nightclub is shown with scantily clad women. A sex scene is shown and there is male and female nudity.

Episode 4: There is a bathtub scene with nudity.

Episode 5: There is another shower scene and a sex scene. Full frontal female nudity is shown.

Episode 6: Male nudity shown.

Episode 7: There is a sex scene and premature ejaculation is displayed.

Episode 9: Sex scenes are shown along with oral sex. Ejaculation on a characters chest is displayed along with references to cumshot and semen.

Episode 10: A sex scene is shown along with oral sex again.

Season 3 Episode 1: Oral sex scene is shown.

Episode 2: Male nudity is shown.

Episode 4: References to a man who gawks at women.

Episode 5: Sex scene is shown with nudity. A woman is shown topless.

Episode 6: Sex scene with nudity. Scantily clad women on a GQ magazine.

Episode 7: A gay relationship is portrayed.

Episode 8: Scantily clad women on a GQ magazine are portrayed again.

Episode 9: Sexual references made.

Episode 10: A couple experiments with sexual role playing.

Episode 11: A character walks in on a couple having sex, nudity shown.

Episode 12: A man is seen shirtless and a woman reveals that she is pregnant.

Season 4 Episode 1: A couple of sex scenes are shown one which portrays anilingus and oral sex. Nudity shown.

Episode 2: A character reads a passage about sexual intercourse. A Man gives a hand job to another man. We only see hand movements. He then kisses him

Episode 3: A character fixes her underwear on a video chat. She then displays her buttocks on the screen. A few sexual talks between characters. A female character urinates on the road. She takes off her shorts but no nudity is shown though. A female shows her breasts for a brief moment. We see a female character's butt crack.

Episode 4: Character sleeps in her underwear. In the next scene we see her sitting on the toilet seat bottomless. A man is shirtless.

Episode 5: A female character urinates in a bucket. No nudity. A female character is not wearing an underwear. We see her exposed crotch region for a very brief moment.

Episode 6: A couple have sex. Later the female character is in her underwear and her legs are wrapped around the male character while she is lying on her belly. The male character lifts her top a bit. He is also wearing an underwear.

Episode 10: A pregnant woman is seen nude.


Episode 1: A guy is eating Allison Williams's ass while she orgasms. After that, he starts to fuck her in the ass very hard and she moans very loudly.


There are some scenes of violence, although not graphic. Slapping, punching, and others are shown, however, some of the violence is comical.


Frequent uses of "fuck", "shit", "dick", "ass", "cock", "pussy", "cunt", "bitch", "boobs", etc, some of which in a sexual context. Many religious exclamations as well.


One episode features a young man and young woman snorting cocaine constantly throughout. (Comical)

A woman gets high on crack.

Occasional drug references.

Some may find the graphic sexual themes and dialogue intense.

The Official Rating on HBO is TV-MA for Adult Content, Adult Language and Sometimes Nudity/Strong Sexual Content

Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity, language throughout, and some drug use.

Argentina:16 / Australia:MA15+ / Brazil:14 (some episodes) / Brazil:16 (some episodes) / Canada:18A (Manitoba) (DVD rating) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Germany:16 / Ireland:15 (some episodes) / Ireland:18 (some episodes) / Malaysia:(Banned) / Netherlands:16 / Netherlands:12 (DVD rating) / New Zealand:R18 / Singapore:M18 (edited version) (season 1) / South Korea:18 / UK:18 (Season 1 & 2) / UK:15 (season 3) / USA:TV-MA

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