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Parents Guide for
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Women are seen in bras and panties.

Sexual activities are discussed.

Pornography is mentioned and discussed.

Rape/sexual violence is mentioned and discussed.

Some fetish-related discussions.

Moderate to strong violence.

Policeman's throat is slashed by a serial killer. Blood spurts out.

Many people are shot with bloody wounds visible.

A character's finger is seen cut off in few scenes.

Corpses of victims are seen in every episode. Some lying in pools of blood.

Rape/sexual violence is mentioned and discussed.

Characters are poisoned.

Characters exchange fists on few occasions.

Vivid verbal descriptions of various murders/deaths.

Suicide is mentioned and discussed.

A corpse's chest is seen being cut open graphically and in close-up.

Corpse of a woman cut in half and with her throat slit is seen for a prolonged period of time.

Mild language, mostly British slang. "Bollocks", "crap", and religious exclamations.

A character is in recovery from heroin addiction.

Drug addiction and alcoholism are discussed.

Characters are seen drinking on many occasions.

Some viewers might find the violence disturbing, particularly in scenes where it happens suddenly.

Some viewers will be disturbed by the graphic imagery of the crime scenes.

Australia:MA15+ / Canada:PG (Manitoba/Nova Scotia) (DVD rating) / Canada:14A (Ontario) (DVD rating) (seasons 2-4) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Canada:14+ (TV rating) / Germany:12 (some episodes) / Germany:6 (some episodes) / Germany:16 (some episodes) / Ireland:12 (Some episodes) / Ireland:15 (Some episodes) / Netherlands:9 / Netherlands:12 (uncut version) / New Zealand:R13 (DVD rating) / New Zealand:M (season 4) / Singapore:NC16 / South Africa:10 (Season 1) (V) / South Africa:16 (Season 2) / Spain:12 / Sweden:15 / UK:12 (Some episodes) / UK:15 (Some episodes) / USA:TV-14 (original rating)

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