Happy Valley (2014– )
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Sex & Nudity
- In Season 2, a fully-naked man is seen from the back for the duration of a scene.
- A girl is asked if she is a virgin, and it is implied she is going to be raped.
- A girl is taken a photo of, and is asked "shall we take another one with my hand up your f****?" This scene is tense.
- Rape is often discussed between characters.
Violence & Gore
- I have watched this entire series and the violence is very mild. Not sure why voters have voted "severe." Just please keep this in mind and don't let it mislead you to thinking the violence is anything but mild.
- A woman is run over by a car repeatedly.
- There is an implied rape.
- A female cop is beaten severely. Later, the female cop beats severely the man who beat her.
- A man has his throat cut (off screen) and the aftermath is shown.
- A man is stabbed in the stomach during a fight that results in another man's murder.
- One of the main characters is a sociopath whose behavior is often violent and unpredictable.
- F-word 2-3 times in the entire series
- S-word about 5 times per episode
- A reference to a child telling somebody to "eff off"
- Sexual terms like b*tch, d*ck, c*ck, a*s, wanker, tosser, a few times per episode
- Religious terms like Jesus and Christ used as exclamations, about 2-3 times per episode
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- A woman repeatedly hallucinates the dead body of her daughter who hanged herself. The woman's body flashes onto the screen suddenly with disturbing sound effects. This can be shocking and frightening.
- One of the main characters is a sociopath whose behavior is often violent and unpredictable. There are often tense scenes involving this character.
- A woman is held captive and raped.
- A woman has flashbacks to finding her daughter's body after she committed suicide.
Sex & Nudity
- The main character's daughter committed suicide because she was raped.
- Rape is one of the main themes of the series, and the girl that is kidnapped is raped in a basement, however you don't see the actual rape, just the aftermath- her knickers on the floor.