Line of Duty (2012– )
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Sex & Nudity
- Series 1 Episode 1: Kissing between a male and female. Strong implications of oral sex between a male and female, where a woman unbuttons a man's trousers and kneels down to perform oral sex on him, no nudity shown, only implications and scene lasts 10-15 seconds. In the same episode there is a sexual suggestive gesture made whilst in conversation between a group of men.
- Series 1 Episode 2: Man and Woman kiss. A woman calls a man on the phone and she is heavy breathing during the conversation indicating she is pleasuring herself whilst talking to the man. During the phone call the woman suggests to the man that she is up for anything sexually, where there are no limits. Later, cleavage is shown in this episode when a woman bends over and she is wearing an low cut top.
- Series 1 Episode 3: A man and woman are shown having sex in a car. No nudity is shown, but car is rocking and the woman is moaning loudly.
- Season 1 episode 1 about 50 min in there is a scene where two people are kissing then pants unzipped and implied sexual act. No nudity.
- No nudity at all. There is no naked body parts shown ever in this show.
Violence & Gore
- Series 1 Episode 2: A woman is attacked by a gang and has her throat slit with a knife. Very graphic scene and a lot of blood is shown.
- Series 1 Episode 4: A handycapped man is targeted in his house, where the criminals pee in his plants, slap his face and place a dead body in his house. Later, two police officers attend the man's house and they belittle him. Within this episode, a mans hand is secured to a vice where they begin to torture him for information. They attempt to cut his fingers off with a pair of shears.
- Series 1 Episode 5: A man gets knocked down by a speeding truck. A man has his fingers skinned by a pair of shears where blood is shown. A man punches another man several times in the stomach. A dog is shown to be injured and the dogs owner breaks the dogs neck to put it out its misery.
- Some violence in every series, not usually graphic but very realistic.
- Series 1 Episode 2: F-Word 1x, A/hole 1x, Arse 1x, Slag 1x, Hell 1x, Bugger 1x, Bitch 2x, Piss 2x, Bastrd 2x, Wan*** 2x. Christs' name taken in vain 3x
- Series 1 Episode 3: F-Word 1x, S-Word 1x, Hell 3x, Prick 1x, Bastard 9x, Bugger 1x, Bloody 2x, Tit 3x, Bollocks 1x, Wan*** 3x, Jesus name taken in vain 1x, Christ taken in vain 2x, 'OMG' 1x.
- Series 1 Episode 4: Bastard 8x, Piss 4x, F-Word 5x, S-Word 3x, Bollocks 1x, Bloody 1x, Twat 1, Jesus name used in vain 3x.
- Series 1 Episode 5: Bastard 6x, F-Word 4x, S-Word 3x, Piss 2x, Blow-J** 1x, Bugger 1x, Gods name taken in vain 1x OMG 2x, Jesus name said in vain 2x.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- Series 1 Episode 1: A drug dealer is questioned about his part in selling and buying drugs. He describes that the drugs are sold in little white sachets. Drinking in a bar is shown between colleagues.
- Series 1 Episode 2: Scenes show youths buying and selling drugs in a street. Drinking in bars shown between colleagues. A man and woman get drunk by drinking a full bottle of rum in a house.
- Series 1 Episode 3: A very mild drinking scene in a bar.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- Difficult topics (human trafficking, exploitation, child abuse) are frequently dealt with. The show is probably best suited for mature viewers age 15+
Violence & Gore
- Season 1: Severed fingers, multiple dead bodies, distressing situations and sudden suicide.
- Season 2: Arson, flaming bodies, distressing scenes, short image of a dead body, burns, assault and brief torture.
- In series 4, a man falls down a flight of stairs - we see his head bleed upon impact. He survives, with temporary injuries