Information for Parents Law & Order: Criminal Intent Parents Need To Know Read Less Message It's about catching criminals, but the stories are told from the point of view of the criminal mind of the alleged perpetrator as well as the detectives trying to solve the crime. Violence Post-mortems are often quite grisly, and there are lots of dead bodies. Guns go off frequently. Sex Some crimes are sexually based. Language Of the three Law & Orders, this show has the mildest language. Consumerism Not applicable Drinking, Drugs & Smoking Occasionally a cigarette is smoked or a drink or drug consumed.