The X-Files (1993–2018)
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Sex & Nudity
- Season 10 there is a near sex scene between Scully and the main character in the episode.
- In season 1, episode 1 Scully is seen in her granny panties, it's implied they're trying to make this seductive but it's funny
- Certain episodes feature occasional sex scenes (actions, no nudity), in general once or perhaps twice per season. Characters on a few occasions in stages of undress, rarely though in a sexual nature (more sleeping, occasional bathing interruptions) and prostitutes occasionally crop up, as spies, information sources etc.
- An episode features a naked Neanderthal woman, though we never see any nudity beyond one quite distant hazy rear shot.
- An episode revolves around a woman who was raped by supernatural entities, she is shown thrashing around in a bed (fully covered) and later seen badly bruised and mentally scarred from the ordeal.
- An episode revolves around a family resulted from years of incest.
Violence & Gore
- In the episode Home, a man is brutally murdered my a group of men with baseball bats. Though it is hard to see, his blood is shown splattered on the floor.
- Scully is a medical doctor and performs lots of bloody, graphic surgeries in pretty much every episode.
- A lot of the violence in this series is offscreen, but injury detail occasionally intense with some closeups of corpses, injuries, blood and on a few occasions gore. Certain episodes deal with topics of pedophilia and child murder. Many episodes in later seasons start to get very gory and gruesome
- Words such as "hell", "damn", "bastard", "son of a bitch", and "ass" are used.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- Although drug, alcohol, and tobacco use are not glorified nor endorsed, sometimes characters drink and smoke socially, however one recurring character dubbed 'The Cigarette Smoking Man' is seen smoking in virtually every scene he is in.
- In one episode, teenagers are depicted to be high on some home-brewed, meth-like concoction.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- The show is usually very dark and sometimes very violent.
- Frequent scenes of horror and intense scenes.