Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this sci-fi drama based on a Stephen King novel depicts supernatural powers, crime, murder, and conspiracy. Situations can be scary and sometimes involve children at risk. Several characters are shady, including a Christian church leader. Storylines involve intimate adult relationships and sometimes include potentially confusing messages about marriage and sex.
Kissing; sexual objectification by bad characters. Adults have intimate relationships.
Murder, suspenseful situations, shooting, hate crimes -- not every episode includes graphic violence, but some do.
"Son of a bitch" and other lesser cursing.
The main character uses his powers for good, but some characters, including an evangelical reverend, are morally ambigious, and some are downright rotten. One African American character in an otherwise all-white cast.
Some product placement, like Apple computers.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Bad characters sometimes drink.