Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this docuseries -- which follows Southern Louisiana fisherman as they hunt alligators -- offers an interesting look at Cajun culture but also includes some very graphic scenes of gators being hooked, shot, and skinned. Some of the language is strong, too ("hell," "piss," and "ass" are audible, while stronger words are bleeped). Expect messages about respecting the environment, prioritizing family, and honoring your cultural heritage.
Graphic images of alligators being hooked, shot with rifles at point-blank range, and skinned with hunting knives. The fishermen sometimes get bloody injuries. Birds and fish are shown being bitten and/or eaten by other animals.
Words like "hell," "piss," and "ass" are audible, while stronger curses like "s--t" and "f--k" are bleeped.
The series highlights some of the traditions of Cajun culture (including alligator hunting, which is described both as a Cajun tradition and as a necessary measure to protect the population). Part of the swamp heritage is to live off the swamp as well as to respect and protect it.
One hunting team owns and manages the Kliebert Turtle & Alligator Farm.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Beer drinking is visible. One fisherman brews his own beer and wine. Boxes of cigarettes are visible in some of the fishermen's pockets.