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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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Episode 1: A young man's bare butt is briefly visible. A man seductively whispers to his pregnant wife. A man jokingly asks to come inside a woman's house for a "handy". A doctor who delivers babies makes a comment about "pulling eight-pound objects out of women's vaginas." A man suggests to another man he could get a job in porn.

Episode 2: A woman alludes to sex with her husband while he's on the treadmill, telling him after he asks for five more minutes "Shower quickly and we can work those last five minutes off a different way."

Episode 3: A man says he won't do any roles where his penis is exposed. A man admits he's "trying to have some sex". A man refers to "that ass" affectionately. A man and a woman passionately kiss.

Episode 4: None.

Episode 5: A man refers to "loud, no-kids-home sex" and "doing it in the shower".

Episode 6: A man playfully pushes a woman onto a bed and embraces her; she giggles and the scene cuts away. A joke is made about a professor telling a couple to "leave, have sex, and come back when you're ready to learn". A man and a woman kiss and fall backwards onto a bed.

Episode 7: A woman says she's turned on by a washing machine; the man lifts her and says "I'll show you turned on." She giggles and the scene ends.

Episode 8: A reference to a man "banging" a nurse. A man and a woman kiss and embrace.

Episode 9: A reference is made to a man having sex in high school.

Episode 10: A man makes a reference to having an affair. A woman asks a man "You wanna have sex?" He agrees and they head upstairs.

Episode 11: A man alludes to sex in a hospital bed ("I need you to lock the door and climb up here.") A man and a woman embrace; it is later referenced that they're sleeping together. A man makes a reference to a "sexy nurse's outfit."


Episode 1: A woman falls off a scale and is injured. A fake baby is thrown and has its head ripped off.

Episode 2: None.

Episode 3: A man is punched in the face by a panicked woman by mistake; he is fine in the next scene.

Episode 4: None.

Episode 5: Two men fight; we see a direct punch to the nose.

Episode 6: None.

Episode 7: Two boys get into a fight on a football field; they are pulled off each other quickly, no blood/injuries occur. Two men start shoving each other and get into a fight on the street, though it is shot in a comical light.

Episode 8: None.

Episode 9: None.

Episode 10: A man stands on the edge of a building, contemplating taking his own life.

Episode 11: None.


Infrequent use of 'damn', 'hell', 'ass', and 'bitch'.


Episode 1: Heavy wine-drinking among adults, though no one is seen intoxicated. A man is offered a cigarette but declines.

Episode 2: One brief reference to both cocaine and morphine. Two adult characters get drunk at a party.

Episode 3: None.

Episode 4: Allusions to alcohol; a man is retelling a story to his daughter about his past and makes a quick change while talking to drinking 'vitamin drinks'.

Episode 5: A couple are seen at a bar.

Episode 6: None.

Episode 7: A man and a woman share "special brownies".

Episode 8: A woman says that on Thanksgiving her mother got "sad...then drunk...then angry."

Episode 9: A man drinks a "mushroom smoothie" which causes his vision/perspective to become distorted.

Episode 10: A woman references taking Prozac. A man asks a party "Everyone drinking enough?"

Episode 11: None.


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