Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that even though this is a network show, the violence -- both depicted and alluded to -- is extreme, including kidnapping, assault, and murder. An example: One scene involves disposing of a body by stuffing it into a barrel; when it doesn't fit, the body is smashed with a sledgehammer until it does (the person wielding the weapon is seen with blood spatter on his face after each blow). While loyalty and the importance of family are central themes, the Donnelly brothers are involved in everything from gambling and petty theft to cold-blooded executions. Many scenes occur in a bar, and drinking and smoking are common. Some scenes include passionate kissing.
Passionate kissing; unrequited love.
Major violence, though it's not absolutely explicit. Guns, beatings, murder, torture, body disposal, blood-splattered bodies, etc.
Lots of mild expletives like "hell," "damn," "screwed," etc.
Four young-adult brothers transition from petty offenses to truly violent crime. While all brothers are good-hearted (though for some it's a lot further down than others), they don't hesitate to commit brutal acts in retaliation or protection of their family. Revenge and pride are big motivators here.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Many scenes are set in a bar. Fair amount of drinking, and some smoking.