||Rated R: graphic carnage, explicit sexual content including rape, and language.
There is a HIGH amount of sex and nudity in Spartacus. It's basically porn with actual dialog.
There is full frontal nudity of both men and women in every episode, if not every other scene.
There are many sex scenes including an extremely graphic orgy sequence. Straight, gay, and lesbian sex acts are shown.
A slave girl is anally raped while being double penetrated by two men.
In the second episode a man is seen peeing on another man's face. The second time you see his penis.
There are slaves seen fully naked in the streets of Rome.
There is a lot of sexual references and language
||There is also a VERY HIGH amount of Blood and Gore in Spartacus.
There are many brutal dismemberings, beheadings, stabbings, neck-slicings, brain-bashings and many more brutal depictions of death.
Since it is set in ancient Rome, following along the lives of Gladiators there is a high amount of brutality and blood loss. The blood and gore is usually CGI but it is also very realistic due to the gritty battles and ruthless killings.
Many slaves are seen beaten and whipped, due to disrespect.
A woman is raped and later beheaded. Very disturbing.
Gladiators use many severe weapons to brutally murder their foes.
In the beginning of the first episode a gladiator is seen having his head cut in half by a sword and fall to the floor a few yards away. You can see much blood and the inside of his head where the strike occurred.
In the final episode, a man is stabbed in the mouth with a spear and his jaw is hacked off. This is shown in closeup and in slow motion. Extremely gruesome and gory.
||There are many uses of "fuck" and "cock", usually referring to a penis.
"Shit", "bitch", "ass", and "bastard" are sometimes said.
"Cunt" is uttered a few times as well as seen in Subtitles of a foreign Gladiator.
||Many men and women drink wine in celebratory occasions.
Two women are seen consuming Opium which is a strong drug, and are seen delusional later on.
||There are a lot of depictions of Gory and Brutal Gladiator battles.
Slaves are beaten and whipped and are shown in pain.
One main character Batiatus is shown beaten brutally and being peed on afterward. He is shown having bruises and cuts the day after.
One Gladiator is forced to have sex with a female slave, who is married to the Gladiator's friend. This seen is highly emotional and tense.