Resident Alien (TV Series 2021– ) Poster

(2021– )

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Sex & Nudity

  • An alien transforms into a human in order to hide. His bare naked body can be seen briefly for a few moments, but no genitals.
  • The main character looks up a words on his phone and is shown shocked by the results. The word "vagina" (although he pronounced it "vuh-gee-nah") is used.
  • A man gives a woman a pelvic exam and mistakenly takes a picture of it.
  • In a flashback, an alien sucks on the udder of a cow in a manner that mimics oral sex. (This is done for laughs.)
  • A woman in a short less walks into the street to meet messy horse and her heels in her hand, this suggests she most likely had sexual relations with the night before she married the night.
  • A women grinds A boy but she realizes that he was a teenager
  • After looking at a man's medication, a woman remarks, "Turns me on."
  • Harry refers to his testicles in a non-sexual manner.
  • D'arcy flirts with Harry in multiple scenes throughout the show, sometimes by showing off her stomach and rear end.
  • The sheriff calls his intuition something he feels in his "balls".
  • A man is seen partially naked, his privates are not visible because of his hand and camera angle
  • It's revealed that the wife of a murder victim had been having an affair.
  • Many Sexual References throughout the show, Some kids may understand them.
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Violence & Gore

  • After a night of drinking, a drunk character tries to murder a boy, the boy bites his hand and screams.
  • A woman runs away from her abusive husband with a bloody lip, this could be upsetting to some.
  • An alien threatens to kill a boy by cutting his head open with a surgical instrument. He manages to escape by climbing through a window.
  • A severed foot is found and shown in a couple of scenes, later the whole dead body is seen. This can be graphic to some. The discolored and slightly injured dead body is seen on several other occasions.
  • A woman kills a man by breaking his neck, graphic but not bloody.


  • "Hell", "damn/dammit", and "shit/bullshit" are used quite a bit and "dick" and "douche bag" are used a couple of times as well.
  • An alien gives the middle finger to a young boy, who gasps.
  • Jesus is used once.
  • An alien says "bullshit" a number of times, sometimes in the presence of a young boy.
  • The words "tit" and "slut" are used, along with "douchebag" and "bullshit".
  • A woman jokingly calls another woman a "slut" after she's seen leaving from somewhere after having sex.
  • "Dick" is used multiple times, along with "shit/bullshit" and a couple of less harsh words.
  • An alien uses the words "dickhead", "shit", and "asshole" in the presence of a child.
  • A woman tells a man to "shut the fuck up." Although the actual word is dropped, it doesn't take much imagination to know what she said.
  • A character is called a "shitbag".
  • There are F-WORDS throughout the episodes but more as the series progresses. Profanities are spoken by characters portraying children. I do not understand how this was able to get a TV-14 rating.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Characters are seen drinking whiskey at a bar, a short time later they are seen drunk.
  • After a night of drinking, a character wakes up with the classic signs of a hangover, they're only mentioned and only the symptom dehydration is seen.
  • Asta and D'arcy are seen drinking by the lake, later they go to a party where underage drinking and illegally obtained pills are seen.
  • D'arcy looks through Harry's medicine cabinet and discovers multiple vitamins, from A to E.
  • Drinking and drug use is seen at a high school party.
  • Harry repeated drugs the wife of the real Harry in one episode.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The main character displays bizarre and often disturbing behavior throughout.
  • Harry's guilt causes him to hallucinate, he believes he's seeing and talking with someone he killed. This could be disturbing to some, considering its impact on Harry.


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

Sex & Nudity

  • Harry performs a circumcision on a baby boy and an up close view of a clear plastic bag reveals that he might have removed the whole penis, although it could simply be a sloppy job.
  • While running away, Harry shouts "It was consensual" It should be noted that he was referring to a cow.
  • After a sloppy kiss, Harry says, "My penis is dying!" Implying that either he has an erection or observed that he didn't feel aroused.
  • Harry and the wife of the real Harry start to take off their clothes and kiss. Unsure of what to do, he bites her bra strap. When he admits that he has no idea what he's doing, she kisses him again and he can be heard gurgling. Sex is likely, but nothing else is seen.
  • 2:1 brief view of protagonist bum thru partially open hospital gown as he walks down the hall

Violence & Gore

  • A man's dead body is seen lying in a pool of blood, the same man's body is drained of blood during the autopsy and the main character is seen playing with the organs. (The last one is meant to be comedic.)
  • An alien takes a dead man's brain out of his skull (a snap can be heard as he does this) and plays with it, the deceased widow walks in and he claims she screams after he sets the brain down and tries to shake her hand. (This is done for laughs.)
  • A badly decomposed body is seen suspended in mid-air, we learn he was there for three months. The corpse's mouth is open, making it look like the man died screaming. Two dead birds are next to the body, presumably there as long as it was.
  • Harry saves Asta from her abusive ex-husband by dragging him outside through the wall and begins choking him. It looks like he's going to kill him, but spares him at her plead.
  • An alien doctor stitches up an injury on a boy's arm with nothing to relief the pain. The actual stitches could be graphic to some, but it's only slightly bloody.
  • It's revealed that the real Harry had put poison into Sam Hodges' insulin.
  • Harry breaks his leg after an avalanche and it gets amputated later, he later regenerates it.
  • Harry dislocates Ethan's shoulder while arm wrestling, strongly implied to be intentional due to his jealousy.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The main character kills a man and assumes his identity (the transformation can be disturbing to some), he then tries to kill another man, but doesn't.
  • An alien frequently comes up with various scenarios for how to kill a boy who can see him, most of them are rather comedic.
  • In a flashback, it's revealed that Asta had a baby, but gave it up for adoption. This could be emotional to some people.
  • An episode can be emotional for some because Harry leaves Earth in order to save mankind before returning to his home planet.

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