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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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Jenji Kohan
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Series cast summary:
Mary-Louise Parker ...  Nancy Botwin 102 episodes, 2005-2012
Hunter Parrish ...  Silas Botwin 102 episodes, 2005-2012
Alexander Gould ...  Shane Botwin 102 episodes, 2005-2012
Kevin Nealon ...  Doug Wilson 102 episodes, 2005-2012
Justin Kirk ...  Andy Botwin 99 episodes, 2005-2012
Elizabeth Perkins ...  Celia Hodes 63 episodes, 2005-2009
Andy Milder ...  Dean Hodes 58 episodes, 2005-2012
Allie Grant ...  Isabelle Hodes 57 episodes, 2005-2009
Tonye Patano ...  Heylia James 41 episodes, 2005-2011
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Creator/showrunner Jenji Kohan's hit Showtime satirical drama series told of Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker), a widowed mother of two boys - Silas and Shane (Hunter Parish and Alexander Gould) - who begins selling marijuana to support her family. Other main characters include Nancy's lax brother-in-law Andy (Justin Kirk) moving in to help raise her children; foolish acquaintance Doug Wilson (Kevin Nealon); narcissistic neighbor Celia Hodes (Elizabeth Perkins), who lives with her husband Dean (Andy Milder) and their daughter Isabelle (Allie Grant); as well as Nancy's wholesalers Heylia James and her son Conrad (Tonye Patano and Romany Malco). Over the course of the show, the Botwin family become increasingly entangled in illegal activity. Written by Eli Allen and Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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USA

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English | Spanish

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7 August 2005 (USA) See more »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The pilot episode is called "You Can't Miss the Bear", and the host on the Wildlife Channel during this episode (Carter Grizzly Sudkin) is Jenji Kohan's husband in real-life. 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 »

Quotes

Celia Hodes: [watching a video of her daughter flipping her off] I should've had an abortion.
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Little Boxes
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Written by Malvina Reynolds
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Consistently one of the best shows around.
4 August 2008 | by Applejackson75See all my reviews

I only subtract one point because it's only a half-hour as opposed to an hour long show. I wish it were longer every episode. I am NEVER disappointed in the quality. One liners, twists, drama, LOL moments... It hasn't mis-stepped once as far as I'm concerned. There isn't a single cast member that doesn't play their role perfectly. The writing is superb. And how hot is Mary-Louise Parker? Oh my god...

I DO miss the theme song--especially from second season when they were all covers, but the new openings are inspired as well and don't take up as much time, thus giving me a few extra seconds of show!

This is by far one of the best shows on television. Especially in these days of "reality" TV. Finally something worth watching. Please extend it to an hour per episode!


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