The Night Agent (TV Series 2023– ) Poster

(2023– )

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Sex & Nudity

  • A partial sex scene with fully clothed participants.
  • A lot of kissing scenes
  • Maddie dresses down to her bra and underwear but no nudity is shown.
  • Brief male rear nudity in third episode
  • In episode 2 there is a make out scene during which the female antagonist reaches down and grabs the clothed crotch of the male antagonist. Nothing happens beyond this.

Violence & Gore

  • A man is strangled to death. A woman is shot dead. Several other gun shots fired during chasing. A man has a fight with another man and is knocked down by a car. A man is found dead with blood around him after a bomb goes off.
  • A woman is strangled to death, which is quite graphic. Several gun shots fired during chases. A dead body is also found with a pool of blood. A woman is tasered in the neck.
  • A bar fight takes place, and a man breaks another man's arm. A man also aggressively harasses another woman in the same bar.
  • A man is shot in the shoulder where he falls and a pool of blood then appears. A person is killed off camera and their body is in a sack, whilst the killers are digging a grave in the woodlands for them.
  • A man is shot in the throat twice and is seen lying in a pool of blood. A woman is then dragged away from the scene by a kidnapper whilst she smears the dead man's blood (which splatters over her) on the wall and door frame.
  • A man is seen dumped into the sea with chains around his ankles. Another man is shot dead in a car. Another scene shows a graphic fight between three characters on a beach, they use guns, knives and a tree log, one of the characters is then choked to death. The aftermath of this fight shows bodily wounds, lacerations, bruising and scars.
  • A woman holds a knife to a man's throat and draws blood as she holds it tight against him. A man threatens a girl and puts his hands around her throat.
  • A man is stabbed in the back of his neck by a spike. Two men are shot dead both by a sniper resulting in blood pools surrounding each victim. A woman dies having being pushed off a crane at height. Gun shots fired during chases. A girl is shot in the leg.
  • Mild threat only. A woman is threatened at her home with a gun pointing at her. She is then tied up with duct tape.
  • Several people are shot, one in the head, one in the back and several others are fired at but miss. A bomb explosion causes bruising on several people. A fight breaks out between three characters, one of the characters is stabbed in the leg with a knife, another character is grazed by the same knife.


  • Strong profanity throughout. It is the reason for the TV-MA rating
  • Some occasional but extreme uses of "shit" "fuck" "asshole" "goddamn" and some other strong words.
  • Using JESUS CHRIST as swear word.
  • Lead actress swears quite frequently.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Some bar scenes, but nothing major. Several occasions where wine is drank in houses.
  • A man discusses his addiction to pain killers.
  • A woman takes valium to ease her anxiety.
  • A man is found dead with his arm tied up and a needle at his side. Next to him there is a spoon and tin foil with some powder.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The whole premise of this show is intense with innocent people constantly on the run from hired government assassins.
  • A baby is kidnapped and used as a front for two criminals to pose as parents. Later in the series the same criminals discuss kidnapping another baby for themselves in several episodes.
  • There is a graphic strangulation scene where a woman is shown being strangled by wire around her throat until she loses oxygen. This can be an intense scene for some viewers.
  • A young child is found drowned in a swimming pool by her father.
  • A teenage girl is kidnapped and dragged away in just her underwear, kicking and screaming. She is then held hostage with bruising around her face, implying that she was beaten up by the kidnapper.

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