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Sex & Nudity

  • Several scenes with nudity throughout the series.
  • The main characters are shown naked. She is topless in several episodes, while both main leads are also shown fully naked, including genitals and pubic hair.
  • A female character is groped during a party and runs off upset
  • A man is shown in the shower, his butt is visible, no frontal nudity. Scene goes on for about 5-10 seconds.
  • A man and woman are shown having sex in bed, the woman is bent over and the man is behind her. They finish and they stay there. The woman makes a comment and the man replies with "you know I am still inside of you, right?" There is moaning, thrusting, no full nudity, some female breast nudity.
  • A man and woman make out in a kitchen, they take off each others shirt and he lifts her up on the counter as they continue to kiss. Scene is very quick. No nudity.
  • A man and woman are seen laying in bed together (implied after sex) they start to kiss, the man gets on top of the woman and he thrusts into her, there is loud moaning and thrusting. They finish, and there is loud breathing.
  • A man and woman are seen laying on a bed naked. (This scene is right after a sex scene) They are both fully naked, the man's head is laying on the woman's crotch, blocking her groin area. You can see the woman's breasts, and you can see the man's full front body. (chest, penis, pubic hair, and legs.) No female frontal nudity. Scene goes on for maybe a minute.
  • A man and woman kiss, and start undressing eachother, they fall into the bed with the man on top of the woman as they kiss, they roll over with the woman on top and the woman takes off her shirt, showing full breast nudity. Their naked bodies are shown as he enters her. There is loud moaning and thrusting. The scene ends. Brief male nudity.
  • A montage shows two couples having sex, the first shows a woman on top of a man moaning and thirsting, brief female nudity, no male nudity. Th e second shows a woman laying on her stomach tied up as the man is on top thrusting into her, shows full male rear nudity and some side female nudity.
  • A man and woman are laying on eachother naked. (Implied after sex). The woman is leaning up against a bed, as the mans head is laying on her legs, shows full female breast nudity, no frontal. The man's legs are upward so it shows full male nudity (penis, and pubic hair). Scene is very brief.
  • A woman is seen putting her clothes back on, as a man walks in the room naked after a shower. He walks over to put his underwear on, his butt and penis is clearly visible. Nudity is brief as he puts his clothes on but very visible.

Violence & Gore

  • A female character gets a bloody nose after a door swings open on it.


  • Infrequent uses of mild/moderate profanity throughout.
  • Frequent f-bombs.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Smoking is shown by main characters in every episode
  • Lots of social drinking in restaurant, bars, etc.
  • Some characters are shown drunk at bars and parties.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Some emotional scenes throughout the series.
  • several scenes with sexual violence when Marianne is in Sweden


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Violence & Gore

  • A character is mugged and physically assaulted. Only the aftermath is shown but there is blood on their t-shirt and round their mouth where they have been hit.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • In a very short scene, Peggy snorts cocaine briefly. Marianne, who's also in the room, is shown to be disapproving of this, and refuses Peggy's offer to take some as well.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • There's a heated argument between a couple, shouting and swearing is heard from a distance. Then in view a glass is smashed and one of them lunges toward the other in attempt to fight, although someone else intervenes.

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