A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
One main character is attracted to another even though she's extremely rude and snobby. Characters discuss women's bodies occasionally. The cast is almost exclusively white.
Violence & Scariness
Fist fighting, threat of violence.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Making out, sexual scenarios, groping, provocative clothing.
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Some adult language: "hell," "bitch."
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Several main characters use and deal drugs, though usually with negative repurcussions. Social drinking by young people, but specific acknowledgement of underage drinking as bad.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this beach drama shows lots of flesh and includes some sexual activity, minor violence, drug use, and drug dealing. The series deals primarily with relationship ups and downs, including a love triangle and a strained marriage. The show takes a generally moral attitude toward bad behavior, including showing negative consequences of drug use.
Is It Any Good?
While the show has moments of charm, it mostly comes off like The O.C.'s poor country cousin. The cast is a little less beautiful, the dialogue is painfully bad, and the storyline is predictable. Add in the corny music, and Falcon Beach becomes a complete waste of time.
While the issue of class is clearly an undercurrent in the town of Falcon Beach, the show itself rarely acknowledges the subject. Race also goes unmentioned. Unfortunately, everything on Falcon Beach is on the surface, and the surface -- as tanned and shiny as it is -- isn't that pretty.
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