Weeds (2005–2012)

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When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is.

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 Nancy Botwin (102 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Silas Botwin (102 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Shane Botwin (102 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Doug Wilson (102 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Andy Botwin (99 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Celia Hodes (63 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Isabelle Hodes (57 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Dean Hodes (57 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Heylia James (41 episodes, 2005-2011)
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After her husband's unexpected death and subsequent financial woes, suburban mom Nancy Botwin (Parker) embraces a new profession: the neighborhood pot dealer. As it seems like everyone secretly wants what she's selling -- even city councilman Doug Wilson (Nealon) -- Nancy is faced with keeping her family life in check and her enterprise a secret from her neighbor/pseudo-friend/PTA president, Celia Hodes (Perkins). Written by IMDb Editors (Corrected by bdb4269)

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On several DVD audiocommentaries, creator Jenji Kohan reveals how the season finales of the show are influenced by some genre or specific directors she loves and thinks about when writing those episodes. Season 1 was a nod to The godfather (1972) -hence the title of the episode-; season 2 was Quentin Tarantino -the episode ends with a bunch of characters pointing guns at each other; season 3 was Robert Altman and his ensemble pieces with lots of subplots crossing; season 4 was Sergio Leone and the spaghetti-western, with big close-ups of the actors; season 5 was Pedro Almodóvar -hence the title of the episode- and season 6 was Alfred Hitchcock, which is actually why Kohan herself makes a silent cameo on the episode. See more »

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During seasons 2 through 5, several episodes feature a DEA agent named Roy Till with the rank of Captain. The Drug Enforcement Administration, a federal agency within the Department of Justice, has no such rank. See more »

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Andy Botwin: Hey, Pants.
Nancy Botwin: Please tell me I didn't just hear that you had cyber sex with a fifteen-year-old deaf girl.
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Suburban life portrayed to the extremes in this hilarious but poignant comedy
22 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mary Louise Parker plays a widowed suburban housewife forced to create new ways to generate enough income to support the lifestyle she and her family had become accustomed before her husband departed. Parker and Elizabeth Perkins are excellent representations of housewives dealing with serious problems in this unrealistic yet frighteningly realistic comedy about living in the suburbs. Unrealistic because it is doubtful that this scenario could actually take place but realistic because the actors portray real suburban characters that you might meet anywhere in the US. The PTA scenes are a scream to any mom that has attended these mundane meetings. Kevin Nealon is great as the always high accountant looking to score and Justin Kirk accurately plays Parkers outrageously screwed up brother-in-law that can't seem to stay out of trouble. Even though this is a comedy, it also examines important aspects of suburban life. Drug abuse, race relations, cancer, homosexuality, mortality and morality are all explored in a real life yet unreal setting. It kind of makes you think while you are laughing at the superb dialog.


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