The women are accused -- and often convicted -- of violent crime. Their difficult life circumstances, including being abuse victims, are often described, but minimized in terms of how they relate to their criminal behavior. The featured women are from various racial, ethnic, social, and economic backgrounds.
Detailed discussions of violent criminal behavior. Police photos of murder victims are often graphic, showing large masses of blood and gaping wounds. Discussions of spousal battery are frequent. Recorded evidence often includes descriptions of violent acts or requests for assistance with committing a violent crime. Sexual assault of women is frequently discussed.
Frequent discussions about sex and sexual acts.
Fairly mild -- "damn," "hell," etc. Some of the investigators' recorded audio and video footage includes more-explicit language that's bleeped out.
Some references to crime-solving organizations, including the FBI and Interpol.
Cigarette smoking visible (usually during the alleged murderer's videotaped police statements). Frequent discussions of drug and alcohol abuse, usually within the context of how the abuse either led to or intensified the crime in question.