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(2019– )

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Sex & Nudity

  • Students make sexual comments. Sexual activity is alluded too.
  • Two women kiss passionately and undress.
  • Two males kiss.
  • A teen boy is seen masturbating throughout an episode. Not too graphic, but obvious. At one point, he accidentally turns his porn up and a moan is heard.

Violence & Gore

  • Someone wants to assassinate Payton.


  • The f-word is used once or twice in Season 1, and a few uses of sh**
  • Motherf**ker is said 3 time throughout the second season. 32 uses of F**k in the second season

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A couple students are seen vaping. One scene is in the auditorium, the other is in a dorm room.
  • Alcoholism plays a part in some elements of this show

Frightening & Intense Scenes


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Sex & Nudity

  • S1E4: Astrid and Ricardo have sex. There is some moaning, however it is a quick scene and is over fast.
  • A minor character has posters of nude women on his walls. Frontal nudity in both posters but nipples are covered.

Violence & Gore

  • Later, an assassination attempt on Payton happens. However he survives
  • Sky trys to poison Payton.
  • A girl pretends to go missing. Then she comes back the day of the election.
  • River commits suicide via gunshot, however the act is not seen on screen but blood is seen splattering on another character
  • A suicide attempt is made by someone. They try jumping out of a window.
  • Two boys plan to kill their dying father, but they are stopped when the father awakes from his coma. The scene is somewhat comical, but it's still quite dark in it's core
  • Ricardo drops a bullet into a bucket of rat intestines, then shoots the bullet a payton


  • Many uses of the f**k are said in season 2

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A student says she has cancer. Some may find this intense. It's later revealed her grandmother made it up and she was faking it.
  • In the first episode we see a character talk about and go through suicidal thoughts and he mentions that in the past he had attempted to commit suicide, later one he shoot himself in the head and we hear the shot and see the blood splatter one someone who was with him, which can be very intense for some viewers

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