Information for Parents House of Cards Parents Need To Know Read Less Positive Messages The show's overall mood is dark, and the series suggests that politics is a dirty, dirty business. Revenge and retribution are recurring themes. Positive Role Models & Representations Violence A character is murdered, but his death isn't bloody. Sex Characters have sex, although sex acts aren't gratuitous. Partial nudity includes exposed breasts. Language Audible language includes "f--k," "prick," "whore," etc. Consumerism Occasional product name-dropping of brands like "Starbucks," etc. Education Value Ease of Play Privacy Lots of social drinking; a secondary character regularly uses illegal drugs like cocaine and pot.