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Sex & Nudity

  • EP3 : A man and a woman start making out on a bed in clothes.
  • In the 3rd episode there is a scene about a fur coat. Everything he should be tried on, this should be "on the skin". Rebecca then takes off her top and can be seen briefly in her bra.
  • A little girl is seen taking a bath. Only her shoulders are seen

Violence & Gore

  • While in bed, a woman sees a bloody hand wriggling next to her. It is implied that it is her imagination.


  • "fuck" is used several times in multiple episodes
  • Few uses of F**k, S**t, B***h. GD is used quite often too

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Adults drink wine with dinner and at a bonfire
  • A man smokes cigarettes
  • Some of the characters smoke cigarettes and some of them drink wine
  • Wine is drunk frequently by the main characters. Sometimes out of the bottle.
  • A man pours alcohol into his tea in episode one.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A woman sees an ominous dark figure with glowing glasses when she looks in mirrors. She is sometimes very frightened by the figure.
  • Lots of hidden ghosts in the background in every episode but most are subtle. This might upset some very attentive viewers.


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Sex & Nudity

  • No nudity. sex scenes.
  • Ep4: Two women kiss but no nudity is shown.
  • EP6: Dani and Jamie reconnect after Ep 4 and have multiple kissing scenes. In one, they are in bed together and while there is no intimacy shown, it's assumed.

Violence & Gore

  • A man is hit by a car onscreen very suddenly. We see him lying on the street with a large pool of blood streaming from his head.
  • A woman kills various people that cross her path by choking
  • A man is hit by a truck
  • A woman takes her own sister's life by smothering her.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A priest finds a dead bird on an altar. We find out later a boy killed it and left it there for the priest to find.
  • A woman becomes extremely frightened when she is locked in a closet. She screams and cries. This may be disturbing to some.
  • Doll moves slightly

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