Sense8

TV Show • 2015 • Drama  Report
Does a cat die?
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Keith Calsyn
A dog is sad to see its owner leave but is not physically harmed in any way.
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Are there bugs?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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sae
I would refer to the actions of the main antagonist as stalking, though it is a bit different from what one would normally consider stalking to look like.
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Multiple accounts of this happening
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ijustsettheworldonfire
Angelia by Whispers. Whisper's actions are what pushes Angelica over the edge. Whispers and some of the other characters. There's also some more general deceit/manipulation used by other characters in pursuing their goals
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Magic_mammal
SPOILER: In the backflashes for Wolfgangs childhood.
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ijustsettheworldonfire
End of S1 and beginning of S2, non-recreational use of illegal drugs. There's also a couple scenes in which characters use party drugs. Someone also tries to buy medicine for another character in relation to disease management; later use of said drugs.
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ijustsettheworldonfire
Will's dad exhibits signs of alcoholism
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sae
I believe the word is used as a descriptor in S2? But no eating of human beings occurs
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finnybug
Spoiler: S2E6 and S2E12- You don't see them actually dying, but it's shown that they are in a place that explodes in the next frame
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Starstalker
I don't remember if there's amputation in season two, but in season one, one man gets his hands cut off and another loses an arm. Both of these things happen during Capheus' POV.
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DevanAlexandra
There is a scene where one of the characters grabs a mans toe and appears to break it with an audible snap but the character is seen walking later in the same scene, could be considered mutilation.
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Elliwiny
There is a scene where one of the characters is in prison, and the guards attempt to hang her early in season 2. She escapes. Not a hanging exactly, but similarly triggering: Early in season 1, a character is held down and suffocated. She also escapes.
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The strangling in S1 is very drawn out and graphic with a plastic bag. SPOILER character does not die from strangling
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rickiecait
There's a scene where a small baby dies and a scene where an 8 year old dies.
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Stoneserafina
Spoilers: In s2ep11 Wolfgang is kidnapped by the main villain, he is tasered and then drugged using a needle. After this, the other main characters kidnap Whispers and Jonas as leverage
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N_ot_U
Yes, but it's resolved in a satisfactory manner at the end of the series for all parties.
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rickiecait
The father of a baby dies in the first season and the father of an adult man dies in the second season.
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LeoLeonis
There are memories, and people who aren't really there are often visible.
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MingaLei
In S1E9, a character describes being bullied in a locker room shower and it’s shown in flashbacks
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DayaBetes
Not really in the usual sense when it comes to demonic possession, but individuals can take control over another persons body.
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sae
There are sound effects of serious injury throughout.
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finnybug
I just watched the entire thing and didn't see it happen so I'm not sure why the majority said yes. There is a lot of spitting blood etc though
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finnybug
You don't see it happening but there is a mention of it by Felix
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MxDellaney
A main character and a couple of minor characters are cops. This is particularly bad in the first couple episodes, where there's some egregious use of white saviorism by the main character cop to show he's "one of the good ones." This lessons a lot after the first couple episodes and as the show progresses, and by season 2 he's not in his job anymore. But there's a significant amount of him abusing his position and power to get what he wants to solve the mystery of the show, especially in season 1, that's never questioned or portrayed as anything but positive and helpful. (While he does get in trouble for some but not all of his actions, it's portrayed more as the punishment being bad and hurting the cause of the main characters than it is a rightfully deserved punishment for abuse of power.) There's also a scene in which a mild insult for cops is compared to actual discriminatory slurs in a pretty offensive manner, equating insulting cops to things like racism, homophobia, sexism, etc.
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Ludwig-Gabriel Reynet
There are also some scenes where Nomi is seen using needles for her HRT, including a close up in her introduction scene in the first episode.
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sae
Near the beginning of S1 there is a recurring theme of graphic medical abuse. This continues with minor characters into S2.
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Pinecone23
Yes, a minor character in the end dies of cancer
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finnybug
Used as a form of torture
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Hospital scenes may be especially triggering as patient is being held against their will, cuffed, not listened too, etc
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karl.musser
The first episode has a death that is presented as a suicide, whether it is or not later in the series is ambiguous, but someone triggered by a suicide scene will likely be triggered by this.
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I don't remember any, but there is dysphoria, nothing too badly though
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Mtamorph
S2 E08 someone commits suicide by slitting their wrists in a bathtub. There is a closeup on their wrists as they're doing so, and I believe there are a few shots of the character afterwards.
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AylisJLind
A character suffers from PTSD from death of a partner and baby. The flashback is in season 2.
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Does a baby cry?
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ijustsettheworldonfire
There's a scene at a rave, and there are a few others at clubs which may use a strobing effect to some degree
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MikaNemari
A lot, and it's very graphic. So even if childbirth isn't a super big trigger for you, this might be not a good idea
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Pinecone23
No, but the baby does and the mother is almost killed aswell
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fynnfynn
A baby does die very shortly after birth though. This might be difficult to watch, even if the death is not related to the birthing process
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AylisJLind
A baby dies.
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MikaNemari
Technically it's not a miscarriage, but a baby dies right after birth
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hannahw035
There's a montage shown of hurtful words that were used against the main characters, they're written on the wall in spray paint. The n-word is one of these.
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UncleFP
There is very little portrayal of differently abled folk but the focus on the writing is to support differences and demonstrate that bigoted language and behavior is hurtful, misguided, and behavior of antagonists. Neurodivergent representation is positive in the protagonists.
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ijustsettheworldonfire
References to transphobia and homophobia, esp in regards to past character experience
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TheZiv
There is a Jewish character in one episode who fits the harmful trope of Jews being involved in money in a negative way. There is also an episode that uses the Holocaust memorial in Berlin as some kind of mental location (one of the characters does live in Berlin? It isn't clear whether he is at the memorial or not) and although this isn't technically anti-Semitism (depending on the intentions of the writers) it is still potentially upsetting.
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Nomi’s mom during S1 is really aggressive in the misgendering- deadname/pronoun use consistently in conversations with people using correct terms, comments making fun of chosen name, conspiracy theory about dangers of HRT. Nomi is supported by many others but it can feel pretty rough.
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DayaBetes
Yes, there are minor LGBT characters that die, but since the main 8 characters are considered to be pansexual and are very openly portrayed that way, those deaths are not considered to be a part of the bury your gays" trope.
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sae
Though it may be relevant to note that there are virtually no fat characters in the first place
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han
There is some main character story themes that can be considered racial stereotypes.
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bumbumhead
Talked about in the end of the second season, but not shown on screen. I personally still found it very triggering. !!!!!!!BIG SPOILER!!!!!!!!!!!! Wolfgang's mother is raped by Wolfgang's father, who is also her father. Confusing, I know, but it involves incest as well as sexual assault and domestic abuse. Only the domestic abuse is shown, but it can still be incredibly triggering.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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joanna
portrayed only in a "background" story about Wolfgang's family
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Magic_mammal
the sex scenes are all consensual and sex-positive :)
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finnybug
There are a few car chase scenes and Capheus' scenes in particular have these noises when he's driving the bus
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minusv
A helicopter crashes (final episode), which might not be a plane technically, but I guees it still counts.
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sae
This is graphic and leads to the untimely passing of a minor character
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MikaNemari
Also graphic scenes of someone cutting open a skull, it's pretty gross
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ijustsettheworldonfire
Several of the characters use guns throughout the series. Most of the more violent scenes occur with Wolfgang, but there are some with Capheus. [Spoiler] Angelica commits suicide with a gun
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N_ot_U
No. There are some underwater scenes though.
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