The Leftovers (2014–2017)
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Sex & Nudity
- Full frontal male and female nudity
- S02E03 woman rapes a man and full frontal of man is shown.
- Season Three
- s3e05: The episode is mostly set within a boat holding a sex cult inside. We see men and women having graphic sex throughout the episode -- from intercourse to anal and masturbation. They are also fully nude while having sex, male and female.
- Season 2, episode 3: a woman sits on the dick of a man arrested by strings, quick scene.
- Season 1
- Episode 1: A girl chokes a guy as he supposedly masturbates. Two young men are briefly seen naked in a bathroom (nothing shown). A teenage girl moans while a guy performs oral sex on her.
- A short sex scene is shown in glimpses (action only, no nudity). Episode 3: A man and his wife have sex (covered up).
- Episode 4: A man without pants (buttocks glimpsed a few times) fights with a young man.
- Episode 6: During a party people make out on the floor and sofa. A married man asks a woman to kiss him, but she kisses a replica of his body instead.
- Episode 7:
- A man is seen peeing with no pants. His buttocks are visible for a brief second. A man and a woman have sex. They are seen undressing; her bare breasts and both of their buttocks.
- Season 2
- ep 1 one scene with 3 girls running through the woods naked (breasts, buttocks and vulvae are shown)
- ep 2: none
- ep 5: full male nudity (Matt & one other unnamed actor). Some brief unfocused glimpses of female breasts.
- ep 7: Brief distant & unfocused glimpses of female breasts.
Violence & Gore
- A few characters get punched, beaten, and hit with stones throughout, typically not involving a lot of blood, but there are a few exceptions. Some arguments and fistfights/brawls are present. A woman is kidnapped, tied to a tree, then brutally killed with stones repeatedly thrown at her face: lots of blood. A girl shoves her elbow on another girl's face, breaking her nose (blood is copious). A man is beaten up and thrown into his car: he spits up blood all over the hood. A man is hit and kicked by another man. A man is hit in the head with a stone and falls unconscious. A man beats down a young man who previously robbed and hit him. A man repeatedly punches another man in the stomach.
- Episode 1: A man shoots a dog (blood is seen, and the dog's dead body is shown).
- At a distance, a pack of dogs attack a deer. They start mauling it and tearing it apart.
- At a wild teen party, a group of teens is dared to "burn": He cooks a fork with a lighter, then holds it to his skin, branding it.
- During a riot people attack non-violent protesters; Police beat and club many people, some are shown injured or covered in blood.
- SWAT invades a house and shoots many of the dwellers if a gun is seen in their hands, some bystanders are caught in the crossfire. It is dark, but blood is sometimes seen.
- A SWAT man is shot in the back through the neck: blood squirts upon impact. He falls to the ground, and we see blood pouring from his neck as he chokes and dies.
- After a car accident ia woman is seen bloody and injured, and is shown to be in a coma.
- Episode 4: A man strangles a girl. We see that she has a large bruise on her belly.
- Episode 5: A woman is brutally stoned and dies (graphic, lots of blood).
- Several dead bodies are seen lined up on the floor waiting to be cremated (they are all wrapped in plastic). A dead woman is cremated (no graphic detail).
- A man shoots two dogs. A dead dog is later shown.
- Episode 6: A woman asks another woman to shoot her. She puts on a bulletproof jacket and is shot in the chest.
- Episode 7: A dog bites a man (offscreen); we later see the man's injured, bloody hand.
- Throughout the series, adult language is used frequently in every episode. Several uses of "fuck", "fucking" and "motherfucker" in every episode, alongside uses of other profanity, such as uses of "shit", "asshole", "goddamn" and sparse uses of "cunt".
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- A cults' members nearly always smoking cigarettes as part of their requirements.
- The lead male character sometimes drinks heavily (mostly beer), sometimes seen drunk.
- At a wild parties (teenage and adult) typical drinking, including with drinking games. Occasional drug use/references.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- In earlier episodes suicide (one quite up front) and references to the same are quite common/frequent.
Violence & Gore
- A man suddenly and violently hits a deer with his car; we hear the animal's loud laments, and briefly see its legs agitating and a pool of blood on the ground. This is revealed to be a dream.
- Episode 2: A man is seen with his feet on fire. This is revealed to be a dream.
- Episode 3: A man is seen with his hands on fire. This is revealed to be a dream.
- A girl gets accidentally trapped in a frefrigerator and almost asphyxiates.