A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Themes revolve around the potential murder of a man by his sisters-in-law to protect a sibling. The strength of family and sisterhood during difficult times is central to the series.
Positive Role Models
The sisters are not perfect, but are close and often go to (sometimes illegal) extremes to protect one another. Thomas Claffin wants to protect his wife and family, but isn't always ethical in his approach.
The series features a majority White cast (many of whom are Irish), one primary cast member is of mixed race. One sister is an open member of the LGBTQ+ community.
Did we miss something on diversity? Suggest an update.
Violence & Scariness
Domestic abuse and attempted murder are themes. Things catch fire, people fall, and other mishaps occur as a result of bad deeds. Blisters and other injuries are sometimes shown. A corpse is shown in a casket.
Did you know you can flag iffy content? Adjust limits for Violence & Scariness in your kid's entertainment guide.Get started
Sex, Romance & Nudity
Lots of suggestive content, ranging from flirting to people kissing in bed. An extramarital affair is featured. Pregnancy is sometimes discussed. An erection is visible under clothing.
Did you know you can flag iffy content? Adjust limits for Sex, Romance & Nudity in your kid's entertainment guide.Get started
"Bitch," "prick," "s--t," and crude British vernacular like "t--t" are used.
Did you know you can flag iffy content? Adjust limits for Language in your kid's entertainment guide.Get started
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Wine and hard liquor are often drunk, and cigarette smoking is occasionally visible. Committing murder by injecting a substance is discussed.
Did you know you can flag iffy content? Adjust limits for Drinking, Drugs & Smoking in your kid's entertainment guide.Get started
Parents Need to Know
Is It Any Good?
The Irish-centered dark comedy, which is based on the Belgian series Clan, offers a well-written story that's smart, witty, and dramatic. Bad Sisters effectively uses detailed flashbacks to raise suspicions about John Paul's death while highlighting the disasters created by people's efforts to cause it. Woven throughout are the sisters' efforts to cope with the aftermath of his passing, and Thomas Claffin's unscrupulous tactics to avoid financial ruin. Bad Sisters does have its share of disturbing moments, especially when showing the impact domestic abuse has on Grace and her daughter. Yet it strikes a balance between comedy and drama, making it possible to find humor in what is happening while appreciating the tragedies that are being revealed. Overall, it's a well-timed, well-performed series that will quickly draw you in, and keep you entertained until the end.
Did we miss something on diversity?
Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.