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Sex & Nudity

  • Sex is mentioned numerous times as is masturbation and pornography. While nothing is explicitly shown there are scenes of people in bed discussing having had sex. May be inappropriate for younger viewers.
  • References to "bang him", "whale humper", "vibrator", "horny" "kissing and groping" "jack off" and more
  • An off color joke about a truck advertising erectile pills
  • In an episode there is a clip shown of a very sexist man and a reporter. He grabs her breasts and is talking about them the whole clip but is referring to them as "references" and you never see the reporter or her breasts

Violence & Gore

  • There is are multiple scenes in particular episode 'Trolley Problem' where several workmen are run over with a train trolley - Chidi is shown covered in blood and even parts of limbs. These are later revealed be fake but it is vivid and intense.
  • A woman is offscreen smashed by carts and then hit by a billboard truck
  • A woman is killed by a falling statue offscreen
  • A dog is kicked out of the Good Place and he lands on the sun, where he is killed instantly


  • Really bad words (like s*** or f***) have been replaced with shirt and fork. Later episodes use the word 'bitch', 'damn' 'hell' 'bite me" and later 'dick'. Sexual subjects like orgasms and vibrators are referenced infrequently.
  • Swears in the good place are replaced by fork, shirt, bull shirt, ash-hole, bench, butthead and sucks

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Cocaine is spoken of and done a couple of times weed is also mentioned.
  • A fictional drug is talked about and snorted briefly out of dollar bills
  • Eleanor asks Janet for cocaine and she comes back holding 10 blocks of cocaine in front of Michael
  • Eleanor is seen buying tequila and margarita mix and says she's going to drink alcohol threw a twizzler straw till she passes out
  • A man dies overdosing on whippets offscreen
  • A reference to a stoner kid getting really high on mushrooms

Frightening & Intense Scenes


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Violence & Gore

  • A man is killed onscreen by a falling air conditioner
  • Janet is killed by Chidi (she comes back)

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • When they find themselves in different dimensions in one episode, Jason makes references to situations he found himself in when using an arrangement of drugs that was like what he's currently experiencing.
  • Multiple references to Jianyu not being a Buddhist monk but actually selling fake drugs to college kids to get high on

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The ending of the show is very emotional

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