The Peripheral

Violence, offensive language, content that may disturb Rated on: 21 October 2022

Episodes 1 & 2: Pilot & Empathy Bonus

The Peripheral

What’s it about?

Set in the future where technology and the online world have taken over, Flynne Fisher (Chloë Grace Moretz) becomes immersed in a virtual reality video game which could destroy her real life and everyone she loves.

The facts

  • Produced and created by Scott Smith
  • English language
  • Based on the book The Peripheral by William Gibson

Why did it get this rating?

This series was self-rated by Prime Video. You can find out more about self-rating by streaming providers here.

Violence and content that may disturb

This is a sci-fi action series that contains both video game and real-life violence.

Some scenes of violence are particularly detailed and gory, including bloody deaths and an eyeball transplant – not for the easily squeamish.

Other depictions of violence include fistfights, the use of sci-fi weapons and hit-and-runs. There are several scenes which contain a strong sense of threat.

Offensive language

Swear words are used frequently throughout the first episodes, including the F-bomb. This is used both casually and aggressively in different contexts.

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