Chernobyl

TV Show • 2018 • History   Report
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Zephy
Yes, multiple dogs get shot in Episode 4. Most of them will be killed offscreen and only the gunshot can be heard/seen. Corpses will be seen in some later scenes in the background.
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KathrynBjornstad
All of the animals the soldiers are shown shooting are dogs, and those are all killed off-screen, except or one that is shown bleeding after it is shot once--the scene isn't gratuitous, and the dog later dies off-screen. While there are cats that are shown as alive and outside in some scenes, they are never shown being shot. There is a scene later on in the episode where the corpses of the area's animals, including cats, are dumped in a grave and buried in cement. I am phobic of cats dying, and I managed to sit through the scene.
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Does an animal die?
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Killicillin
A soldier shoots a cow. There is no blood but you do see the cows eyes rolled back.
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whynotchris
In episode 4, by far the most violent (thus far) involving animals, the soldier in charge of killing the irradiated animals before they spread, specifically says he will kill a fellow soldier who does not cleanly kill the animals and makes them suffer. It is still a terribly difficult scene to watch, but the reasoning behind it is not abuse.
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whynotchris
As of episode 4, PTSD associated with military service is shown surfacing as well as taking root.
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cassandrasaurusrdr
There's a little green caterpillar in the last episode (Episode 5: "Vichnaya Pamyat"). It's not presented as scary at all, it just crawls on one of the actors and he remarks that it is beautiful.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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whynotchris
As of episode one, it is heavily implied any and all children playing in the fallout on the bridge in Pripyat will die. It is historically accurate that anyone on that bridge does receive a fatal does of radiation. In the hospital, a severely injured father begs a main character to take his baby away. The baby is not in the same makeup, although the same fate is implied. -Episode 4- a baby dies off screen via radiation in a scene discussed between main characters of another main character who goes into labor in the same episode.
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whynotchris
A father visibly affected by the immediate radiation begs a character to take his baby away. A father dies in gruesome fashion, his baby still in utero and is told his wife is pregnant while perishing in hospital.
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neighledit
A helicopter crashes
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SiriusStarr
No, but the baby does a few hours after birth.
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whynotchris
Even without the final episode, I can safely say this will not be a happy ending. As a historical event, you can look up the IMDB page and Google character names to see who died, how and when. I can safely say the survival of main characters will be non-existent to one or two.
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whynotchris
Soldiers dealing with the aftermath of clean-up abuse alcohol, episode four is pronounced.
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LinLinLovesAnimals
Only the feet are shown and you can hear the tight rope swinging.
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HellKat
Yes. In episode for when the liquidators are eating lunch one of them spits on the ground.
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ACSe
No, but there’s lots of vomiting due to radiation poisoning.
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SiriusStarr
Most likely 10,000-100,000 people, though only a few characters are actually depicted with cancer.
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SiriusStarr
Technically, the child is born alive but stated to die a few hours after birth.
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LinLinLovesAnimals
Lots of vomiting blood
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omlv33
There are no black people in the entire miniseries
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LinLinLovesAnimals
Radiation Burns, but yes death and physical damage by radiation burns
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LinLinLovesAnimals
They try to cover the truth and they cover up the truth and make those involved question everything they knew.
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ACSe
Not deliberately, but people are sent into conditions that are known will result in significant pain or death, and the people going into these situations don’t always know it or the extent.
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LinLinLovesAnimals
There are times where characters are shown in dark spaces that are small, one scene spanned over two episodes is three men in dark tunnels that are flooded with water and their lighting is sporadic at best.
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MapsCats
In the first episode, someone hangs himself. Only the legs and feet are shown.
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omlv33
Numerous. At least one per episode
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restingmurderface
That’s kind of the whole point.
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LinLinLovesAnimals
Yes addiction to cigarettes and alcohol
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RottenAdel
Multiple radiation burn injuries portrayed, including full body radiation burns shown on screen. Vomiting of blood and portrayals of real-time radiation burns. Very graphic.
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RottenAdel
Off screen. Beginnings of labor briefly shown.
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omlv33
There is nudity though. Including fully naked men in one episode.
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whynotchris
On occasion, mild "shakey cam" is used to place the viewer into the scene. These are usually scenes involving military clean-up or other first-person important interactions with the plant itself. (Initial reactions of some plant workers exploring, going to assess it, going to clean it up...)
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