Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that The Fall is a gritty crime drama about the pursuit of a serial killer who's targeting women with sexual violence. Viewers can expect to see unsettling scenarios, including murder, with some blood, in addition to shootings and physical violence. The killer is sexually aroused by violence, and sex is simulated but suggestive, with brief shots of breasts and buttocks. You'll also hear strong language such as "f--k" and see characters drink socially and use illegal drugs such as cocaine.
Prolonged scenes of steamy, simulated sex with minimal nudity; brief views of bare buttocks and breasts; implied rape and sexual violence.
Serial killings involve repeated sexual violence against women; dead bodies with some blood, although most violence is psychological rather than gory; some characters carry weapons.
Some four-letter words including "f--k."
The series is set in a dangerous world, where a terrifying killer can lead a double life as a seemingly devoted father and continue to claim victim after victim. On the other hand, law enforcement is dedicated and determined to solve the crime. Sexual power -- and politics -- is another major theme.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Characters drink socially; secondary characters use illegal drugs such as cocaine.