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(2022– )

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Sex & Nudity

  • At a bachelor party, a woman is shown wearing only a string bikini.
  • A quick cut montage of a man & woman having sex in a bed with minor nudity.
  • A woman stands in the kitchen wearing only her undies & a tee. Her scantily clad buttocks faces the camera while she talks to a man.

Violence & Gore

  • A man accidentally gets stabbed in the buttocks. A little bit of blood is shown
  • There is a fight at a bachelor party and a man's head gets slammed into a counter and he falls to the ground.


  • Constant, pervasive uses of "fuck", "motherfucker", "shit" and "asshole". Swearing is peppered throughout every single episode.
  • Infrequent uses of "cocksucker"
  • SEASON 1: The word "fuck" is used 403 times across all 8 episodes.
  • SEASON 2: The word "fuck" is used 578 times across all 10 episodes. 192 of them come from episode 6 ("Fishes"), 123 of them come from episode 10 "The Bear".

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Characters can be seen smoking cigarettes.
  • Characters drink alcohol casually and also smoke cigarettes. There is brief pot smoking in one scene, and another scene where a man is scene smoking meth. There is also some benzodiazepine (Xanax) use in one episode.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Tons of the scenes that take place in the kitchen are very fast paced and stressful to watch because they are constantly on a tight schedule.
  • The kitchen scenes are INCREDIBLY tense and distressing.
  • There are some themes of depression and anxiety that are distressing to watch.
  • The characters constantly talk and shout over each other, a lot of times with liberal amounts of pervasive swearing. This adds to the overall intense and stressful atmosphere.
  • There is an incredibly intense flashback episode revolving around an incredibly dysfunctional family.
  • Rated R for pervasive language and brief violence.


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

Violence & Gore

  • A woman crashes her car into her family home with the family members inside. She luckily misses them, but it's implied she did this to commit suicide, as the characters gather around the car begging her to open the door.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A man's deceased brother used to be addicted to pain killers.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • One of the main themes of the show is that the main characters brother committed suicide and how it is haunting him.

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