Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that Back in the Day is a boxing drama with extremely strong language, including "f--k," "s--t," and slurs like the "N" word and "f----t." And in addition to plenty of bloody boxing violence, there are scenes of street fighting, beatings with baseball bats, and shooting/killing, with bloody wounds shown. A father punches his son in the face, a woman is abused (off screen) by her boyfriend, and a woman is struck and killed (off screen) by a car. There's kissing and some nudity (breasts and bottom), and the main character in shown in bed with two women. An older man tries to "come on" to a teen boy by giving him a shoulder massage. A secondary character is an alcoholic, and characters frequently drink and smoke in clubs and bars.
Main character shown in bed with two women. One has a naked bottom, and the other's breasts are bare. Lead characters kiss; sex is presumed. An older man flirts with a teen boy and tries to give him a shoulder massage. One character talks about how he likes to sleep around. Bikini-clad young women at a party. Innuendo.
Boxing violence, with punching and bloody cuts. Bar and street fights, with injuries. Shooting and killing, with blood spurts/stains. A father punches his teen son in the face. A woman's boyfriend threatens to "smack" her; she's also seen with a bruise on her face. A woman is hit by a car (off screen); she lies on the pavement with blood trickling out of her mouth. Beating with baseball bats. Bashing in the head with a bottle. Kids light firecrackers and bottle rockets in the street (using gasoline) and toss a firecracker into a window.
Constant stream of extreme language, including "f--k," "motherf----r," "s--t," "a--hole," "p---y," "ass," "bastard," "son of a bitch," "damn," "balls," "jerk," "f----t," "prick," "you suck," "nut sack." Also racial slurs: "spic," "monkey," and the "N" word.
Celebrates being yourself and working hard to succeed. There are consequences for poor choices/actions. Racial slurs aren't tolerated.
The main character drives a convertible Dodge Challenger. Facebook and Olive Garden are mentioned.
Drugs / Tobacco /
A secondary character is an alcoholic. Characters drink socially, in bars and clubs, throughout. A teen tries a sip of scotch. Characters smoke cigarettes.