Information for Parents Fame (1980s) Parents Need To Know Read Less Message The series is purposefully positive and regularly includes specific take-away lessons for teen viewers on topics like drinking, sex, etc. Violence Rare verbal sparring between major characters, including students and teachers. Secondary characters who make one-time appearances occasionally lead violent lives. Sex It's rare for a storyline to involve sex, but it happens from time to time. In one episode, for example, a student meets a teen prostitute while preparing for a drama project and befriends her. Language Some mild insults like "jerk," "dumb," and "stupid." Rare uses of gateway phrases like "damn it." Consumerism Not applicable Drinking, Drugs & Smoking On rare occasions, a secondary character has a drinking or drug problem. In one episode, for example, a student's brother shows up drunk.