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Sex & Nudity

  • A man is raped by a woman in season 4. It's very disturbing.
  • Most episodes have explicit sex scenes (straight, but also sometimes gay, lesbian, bisexual, threesomes, etc.), including graphic thrusting, moaning and full female nudity and rear male nudity.
  • Sexual references/dialogue throughout.

Violence & Gore

  • The violence and gore in True Blood is quite graphic and quite brutal and violent at times, however it is quick and brief.
  • Multiple scenes of violence are shown, including: beheadings, stakings, disembowelments, throat-rippings, dismemberments, and many more.


  • Strong profanity throughout.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Vampire blood is a drug to humans. It works as a hallucinogen to humans. It also works as viagra.
  • Several characters drink heavily, and smoking is shown as well
  • Some characters smoke Marijuana at times.
  • One of the characters is a drug dealer and takes different kinds of drugs.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Suggested (Deleted. Personal opinions about ratings are not appropriate for the Parents Guide.)
  • There is sexual assault/discussion of assault a few times during the series. In Season 3 a female character is assaulted but the act is not shown. In Season 4 a man is a graphically raped by a woman, which could disturb some viewers.

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