Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that Looking explores the subject of sex and relationships among three gay friends in San Francisco with frank talk and sexual realism. Unbleeped swearing includes crass phrases such as "face-f--k," and you'll see simulated sex and some partial nudity, including faraway shots of male genitalia. Characters also drink socially, occasionally smoke pot, and visit dating websites such as OkCupid and Manhunt to meet men.
The series centers on the characters' love lives. Sexual activity isn't constant but includes partial nudity (bare chests and buttocks) and some faraway full-frontal shots, with simulated intercourse and implied oral sex. Some characters have sex with multiple partners and strangers, and safe sex isn't emphasized.
Unbleeped swearing includes "f--k," "s--t," "c--k," and "c--t," plus sexually charged terms such as "hand job," "blow job," "f--k buddy," "finger-f--k," and "face-f--k."
Friendship is an enduring theme, but the series also questions the wisdom of romantic relationships and whether they can truly last. Intimacy versis sex is a major conflict.
Characters use websites such as OkCupid and Manhunt.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Characters drink socially, and one main character smokes pot regularly.