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Sex & Nudity

  • Full frontal male nudity, various scenes throughout each episode. Very brief female nudity (side breast, rear).
  • Mild to graphic sex scenes throughout the series, with some full frontal male nudity.
  • The female base commander (Sevigny) strips out of her clothes in a room surrounded by male and female soldiers working on computers until she's topless in her panties, revealing her breasts and butt crack. A man talks to her while she does. Then she slips on a shirt and shorts.
  • Female breast nudity in multiple sex scenes.
  • Male frontal nudity in various episodes. Female breast are shown in a few episodes. No female frontal nudity.
  • A mother (Sevigny) wearing a robe talks to her teenage son in the hall of their home. He walks off and she enters the bathroom where her lesbian partner is waiting. The son turns in time to see his mother remove her robe and stand naked just before the bathroom door is closed. We see bare butt and breast.
  • There is a lengthy scene which serves as the after party of a wedding. Characters can be seen making out, including topless women. One female character attempts to remove a male character's underwear. It is highly implied a character and his wife have sex. She removes her bra as they fall onto a bed. They are both seen fully nude later on the same bed. During another part of this party, a male character is seen fully nude walking around behind a couch that another couple is having sex on. As the scene closes, multiple females are seen topless.

Violence & Gore

  • Mild fights with minor violence.


  • Many uses of "f*ck", "shit", "bitch" and other language in each episode.
  • One use of "c*nt" through text message.
  • The teen son uses the f-word and c-word several times when talking to his mom.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Lots of alcohol use, especially from one of the main characters, who is still a child.
  • Drug use like weed or cocaine, most of it involving teens.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Some emotionally intense moments.
  • Some scenes are intended to be awkward and uncomfortable.
  • The teen son slaps his mom across the face and is at times physically and emotionally abusive to her.


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Violence & Gore

  • A latter episode depicts the deaths of some soldiers. The images of their dead bodies are quite disturbing and are shown a few times.
  • A 30-year-old man attempts to sexually groom a 14-year-old boy.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The images of dead soldiers can be disturbing to watch.
  • A 30-year-old man and his girlfriend pressure a 14-year-old boy into being sexually intimate with them. The boy leaves in disgust before anything beyond sensual touching happens. Very emotionally intense and potentially triggering for sexual abuse survivors.

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