Critical Role

TV Show • 2015 • Sci-Fi  Report
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ursamajors
Second season: the party adopts a magical dog in episode 32, and while he is occasionally in peril by the combat that takes place around him, he is never killed or injured.
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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ursamajors
In campaign two: As the pet is technically a fey creature that takes on the appearance of a cat, it can’t die or feel pain, but it is “killed” a few times while it is in the form of other animals.
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the_burger_queen_03
Second season: The pet of a character is kicked at by a townsguard, killing it. However, the pet is quickly revived from the feywild.
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lamoorgalore
First season: It's mentioned that the party's horses die in the first season when left unattended in the wild mountains. Second season: The party's horses are attacked and killed by monsters in a battle.
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Tara Pond
Caleb (campaign 2)'s cat is a fay creature so while it does go to 0 hit points, it never really dies" just goes to a different plane of existence and gets summoned back.
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pokebffls
Yep, second season alongside the giant spider, half the crew fight enourmous burrowing insectiod monsters.
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lamoorgalore
First season: The party is charged with killing an adult white dragon for a bounty hunting guild. -The Chroma Conclave arc is entirely devoted to killing 4 evil ancient chromatic dragons.
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lamoorgalore
Second season: The party fights a Phase Spider in the sewers.
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lamoorgalore
First season: Vax'ildan has a belt that can turn into a snake. It's his pet, and he calls it Simon.
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JuliHjjjj
Nott abuses alcohol to cope with stressful situations.
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simon
Second season: the group buys drugs and two members recreationally use the drug once
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simon
Lots of heavy drinking in both campaigns. C1: a character is constantly drinking alcohol but does not appear to be dependent/addicted. campaign 2: there is an alcoholic character (nott)
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lamoorgalore
First season: A party member shaves another party member in their sleep as a prank, and shaves half of their beard off. Second season: A party member asks another to give them a shave with their sword.
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LaddyOLake
In the Search for Grog oneshot and mentioned in the C1E115, a character briefly has an arm pulled off. It is regrown via magic and is generally treated as a joke. It is not particularly graphic.
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simon
Campaign 2: a couple instances of torture while the party is interrogating enemies. Several references to torture in backstory and while recalling events from their backstory
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JoelMills
earl in campaign 1 a character's foot is submerged in lava and depicted as being severely damaged for an extended period of time, as well as being submerged in lava again during the final arc of the first season. there are also multiple references to mangled appendages in and an enemy is shot in the foot
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JoelMills
cultists in the first season are described as missing their left eye, implied to have removed it themselves.
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lamoorgalore
Fights can get very graphic, and the party is often descriptive or asked to describe how they kill their enemies.
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lamoorgalore
First season: People die to falling in lava, burned with fire magic, and killed with dragon flame. Second season: A character's backstory involves burning people alive, and they use fire magic to burn people to death.
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the_burger_queen_03
First Season: One of the characters gets a tooth knocked out after a reviving ritual by one of the other characters. It was semi-unintentional, though.
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lamoorgalore
During combat, descriptive tones are used to describe death and injury.
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Nobody
Campaign 2: A child kenku is found lost in the swamp, and the party finds the remains of what is likely her sibling(s?) in the stomach of an alligator.
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Courf
There is a scene at the end of episode 25 of campaign 2 that comes out of nowhere and could be particularly triggering, especially since the story is told in first and second person. The following arc is all about human trafficking.
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simon
Just wanted to add that there are also some descriptions of the actual deaths of the parents in campaign 2 (ep 18)
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Nobody
Campaign 2: There are multiple instances of shorter possessions, as the party ends up fighting a lot of ghosts.
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Sanna
Season 1: It is implied that at one point one of the party members had a stalker, but it all happened pre-stream. There is no stalking in the recorded episodes, and the stalking is only referred to very briefly in one episode.
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lamoorgalore
There are ghosts, but the party usually always kills them.
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froglot
One jumpscare in C2E64, though it's not particularly sudden or loud.
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lamoorgalore
First season: The party gets cleaned up, and have casual and funny conversations with each other. Two party members have a bath together, but the circumstance is very humorous and heart-warming. Second season: Two party members go to a bathhouse together. They both have private baths. -The party go to a bath house and all bathe together in a public bath. It's taken as a cool-down moment for all of the excitement.
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rayisharakhel
No, although there is a carnival.
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lamoorgalore
First and second season: Lots of fart jokes are made. Childish humor.
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the_burger_queen_03
Second season: One of the characters sometimes throws up after extremely unpleasant or shocking events happen.
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lamoorgalore
Second season: A character's backstory involves going insane and being at an asylum for an indeterminate amount of time. This has been mentioned only once so far.
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simon
C2: party members create distractions and try to sneak into a hospital. Takes place in a hospital but there aren’t really any typical hospital scenarios that happen
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AJFreyley
Campaign 2: characters both receive and apply tattoos (on one occasion to an unwilling recipient), though there is no detailed description of the process.
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ursamajors
While it’s never explicitly labeled as such in game, one of the characters speaks extremely negatively about her appearance. The DM (who has body dysmorphia himself) has referred to it as such out of game.
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ursamajors
Second season: the character Caleb suffers from anxiety and ptsd, and occasionally has bouts of anxiety. He is typically guided through them by his friends. The character Caduceus also has an anxiety attack in episode 36 but he isn’t talked through it by his friends.
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Em578
In season 1 episode 54, there is a scene where two characters use magic to teleport inside a dragon (on purpose) while fighting it and end up trapped inside, unable to move
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AJFreyley
No, but: in campaign 2 there is a scene where a character enters a fight club and intentionally loses a fist fight, being knocked unconscious, due to feelings of depression brought on by guilt.
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Sanna
Season 1: A kid NPC's entire family was killed and the killers adopted her. Then she's gaslighted into thinking she loves them. Almost all of it happens off-screen, and she eventually breaks out of it.
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Sanna
Season 2: One of the main charcters has made a pact with a supernatural being, and tries to break it by cutting themselves with their own blade.
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lamoorgalore
The whole show is filmed in a studio. The camera work is professional and steady, and even more so in the second season. There are one or two instances where a camera drops, but it's very rare.
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rayisharakhel
Critical Role itself does not but Talks Machina flashes stuff on the screen every episode! Specifically it flashes the word "Submit" on the screen in large white letters every time Brian says it
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lamoorgalore
First season: Two party members go to brothels, but there is no description of what happens in them. -Two other party members become romantically involved and there are side jokes and banter about their s*x life. Second season: The party stays at a fancy hotel and one of the members organizes two entertainers" to come into their room. They later come out draped in only a cloth serving fruits. -One of the party members and a guest star's character sleep with each other.
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Nobody
Campaign 2: One character grew up very sheltered with a twisted view of romance and boundaries and constantly fetishises, sexually harasses and even touches a character who is visually uncomfortable with her advances/treatment of him and even has verbally told her "no" multiple times only to be cheerfully ignored. This treatment is unfortunately romanticised by all the players, their characters and the fandom, which makes it extra triggering for people who are sensitive to sexual harassment in media.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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simon
There are a couple incidents where a player accidentally misgenders an npc and are corrected (jmon sa’ord in c1, Bryce in c2) C2: There is a cis female character played by a man, and sometimes the players will accidentally refer to the character using he/him pronouns because those are the player’s pronouns, instead of the characrer’s pronouns
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RainWolfheart
Permanent death: 1x115, 2x26, The Return of Liam. Non-permanent death: 1x44, 1x80, 1x83, 1x88, 1x97 (questioning character), 1x102, 1x112, Dalen's Closet. Following 2x14, a character mentions that he apparently died and was resurrected in the past. Following 2x26, a main character's death is often referenced. Following 2x46, it is revealed that a character died as part of someone's backstory, and that death is referenced occasionally.
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APLovecraft
Campaign 2 - there are a couple of jokes here and there about Travis putting on weight after his baby is born
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lamoorgalore
The cast and crew are very aware of their audience. They fully support the LGBT+ community, POC and other marginalized groups, and are extremely accepting and supportive.
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simon
I wouldn’t exactly say it’s an unhappy ending, but there are some serious sad elements to an otherwise happy ending for campaign 1 (death of loved ones, etc)
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RainWolfheart
I can't recall for sure, but there may be mention of it in the Christmas one-shots because this media is aimed at adults.
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Emil
Second Season: Multiple character backstories involve drowning or near drowning.
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simon
season 1: there is a scene where a character is disguised as a child and jokes that a party member disguised as his father was abusive towards him (no abuse occurs and the person isn’t actually a child). also some rough relationships between the twins and their father, and it could be interpreted that their father was abusive. Season 2: one character has a very bad relationship with their parents and some of their backstory and comments about their parents make it seem like their parents were probably abusive. This is all in backstory though.
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rayisharakhel
There are no planes
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the_burger_queen_03
First season: The heroes are threatened by the big bad to not try and stop them by the hanging of innocent townspeople (and bear) that are made to look like them.
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Emil
A character in the first season uses almost exclusively guns to fight. Few others have them. In the second season guns are seen occasionally and rarely used.
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JoelMills
there are multiple occurrences in both the first and second season where the environment makes breathing difficult, such as toxic air, or being underwater, though this is usually quickly solved by magical effects and items
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lamoorgalore
First season: Keyleth jumps off a cliff and transforms herself into a goldfish, underestimating the damage that falling off a giant cliff would do to her. It's very much joked about, and not tragic at all. She's brought back to life shortly after.
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lamoorgalore
Both seasons: Fights can get very graphic and violent. Descriptions of injury and death are descriptive.
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RainWolfheart
Not technically, but a character describes being reanimated while buried
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