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(2018– )

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Sex & Nudity

  • In two episodes, a man is seen with his girlfriend in bed, they are both topless, it is unknown if they had sex or not. No private parts shown. Both of the scenes last for approximately 30 seconds.

Violence & Gore

  • Nolan and Bishop respond to a domestic disturbance, they enter the house and see a a man and a women attack each other. The woman is seen stabbing the man repeatedly. The man falls to the ground and the woman is restrained to the floor. The mans neck is covered in blood. This scene is disturbing and intense.
  • A man and his girlfriend are seen being tortured by a gang. This is only lasts for 3 seconds.
  • Throughout the series, multiple people are shot and usually get killed.
  • A cop is involved in a brutal fight with a serial killer, this scene is intense and possibly disturbing to some viewers. Neither are killed.
  • A woman is tortured by her ex-boyfriend, this lasts for 5 minutes. This scene can be incredibly disturbing for some viewers. No one is killed.
  • A fugitive's ex-girlfriend is seen being tied up to a chair with a shotgun tied next to her aiming for her head. The fugitive threatens to kill her if the cops intervene with what he's doing. This scene is intense and disturbing.
  • A man is infected through his mouth and nose, he starts going into a seizure and attacks a cop whilst more and more blood is seen coming from his nose and mouth and dies. A criminal threatens to kill everyone on a bus. This scene is disturbing and intense.
  • Typical cop-show violence including shootings, stabbings and beatings with a moderate amount of blood


  • There are uses of dumbass, bitch, and bastard.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Social drinking is seen sometimes
  • In one episode, some characters are seen being under the influence of drugs. It is comical though
  • A few mentions of drug. Drug dealers are sometimes involved

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Season 3 deals with themes such as police brutality and racism. It could be intense and potentially triggering for some people
  • Since it's a cop show, the characters are often involved in intense situations


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Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • In season 2, one of the main characters is kidnapped by a man. Extremely intense and distressing

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