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Richard Dreyfuss to guest star in WeedsJaws...Close Encounters of the Third Kind...American Graffiti...The Goodbye Girl...he's earned acclaim worldwide for his work in some of Hollywood's highest-grossing, all-time favorite and critically adored films, but Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss is returning briefly to series television, guest starring in at least four episodes of Showtime's hit comedy series Weeds, premiering August 16th at 10pm Pt/Et. Dreyfuss will play an unexpected character from Nancy Botwin's past. The role will mark Dreyfuss' return to Showtime: in 2002, he was nominated for a SAG award for his work as Alexander Haig in the network's docudrama The Day Reagan Was Shot.

This season, Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker in her Golden Globe Award-winning performance) and family are now on the lam after Shane (Alexander Gould) bopped Mexican VIP Pilar to death with a croquet mallet. To elude the Mexican FBI, police and mafia, they grab what they can, »

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