Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this treatment of the subject of evolution contains a number of hot-button topics. From the existence of God to the destruction of humans in the name of racial purity, this documentary pokes at a lot of sensitive topics. It's the type of documentary that some families will seek out for discussion with their mature teens and some will avoid on religious and moral grounds.
Graphic images of the Holocaust; images include emaciated cadavers piled up before they are disposed of.
Ben Stein is committed to asking questions, both of other people and himself. When he is faced with a tough subject, he admits he needs time to ponder it, and often goes to the geographical source of the query.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Edward R. Murrow is shown smoking a cigarette when he gives a talk.