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BLUE BLOODS

CBS Friday, at 1000 ET

 PTC Summary:

(CBS/drama)
10:00 p.m. (ET) Friday

Production Companies: CBS Television Studios
Producers: Mitchell Burgess and Robin Green
Creators: Mitchell Burgess and Robin Green

Returning for its fourth season, Blue Bloods follows the lives of the members of the Reagan family, a multi-generational NYC clan of police officers.  Patriarch Henry is retired but frequently gives advice.  Widowed father Frank is the newly-appointed police commissioner and struggles to lead the force with diplomacy, fairness, and integrity in the face of political pressure.  Frank has two sons: Danny, an Iraq war vet turned detective who is dedicated but reckless on the job; and youngest son Jamie, a Harvard Law School grad who gave up a career in the courts to follow the family tradition and become a policeman.  Frank’s daughter Erin is not a police officer, but she still has a hand in the justice system working as a district attorney.  Frank’s fourth child, Joe, was killed in action doing police work, and his memory colors the family's attitudes and ideals.

Considering that the series is adult-themed with plots about police work and politics, content is mostly mild.  Foul language has included the words, “crap,” “hell,” “son of a bitch,” “ass,” “damn” “whore,” and “bastard.” Violence is limited, and includes dead bodies, gunshots, fights, hostage situations, and explosions.  Sex is not a problem for the series.

Blue Bloods is not recommended for viewers under age 14.

 

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Show may include gratuitous sex, explicit dialogue, violent content, or obscene language, and is unsuitable for children.

The show contains adult-oriented themes and dialogue that may be inappropriate for youngsters.

Family-friendly show promoting responsible themes and traditional values.

Not yet rated by the PTC.


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