Information for Parents The Strain Parents Need To Know Read Less Message The series paints the world as a dangerous place with dark secrets, and the mood is generally tense and ominous. Violence Graphic scenes designed to scare include blood and violent injuries (breaking necks, crushing heads). Other characters use weapons such as guns and knives. Sex Brief partial nudity (buttocks, sides of breasts). Language Unbleeped language includes "s--t," "p---y," "asshole," and "dick." Consumerism Not applicable Drinking, Drugs & Smoking Some social drinking, with references to a main character's past problems with alcohol.