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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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Cast

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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Storyline

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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Putting the Herb in Suburb. See more »

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Official Sites:

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USA

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

7 August 2005 (USA) See more »

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Weeds See more »

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

The theme song "Little Boxes", was sung and composed by Malvina Reynolds in 1962. See more »

Goofs

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

Nancy Botwin: People got stoned for The Passion of the Christ? That's disturbing.
Josh Wilson: It's not as disturbing as seeing it not stoned. Religion my ass, it's a straight-up snuff film.
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Referenced in Poor Paul: There's a Fire Down Below (2009) See more »

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Little Boxes
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Written by Malvina Reynolds
Performed by Malvina Reynolds
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Don't keep us in suspense!
16 October 2005 | by terryjo13See all my reviews

Every Monday at 9PM CST I am in front of my TV to watch one of the best shows written with the best cast on a sitcom. And I would re-watch it throughout the week. The characters, the storyline and even the opening song that you can't get out of your head. The only way to make it better is make it an hour long and use Kevin Nealon a lot more. Please don't keep us in suspense! Is it going to be renewed? I got Showtime just to watch this show and it is definitely worth it! This show does well showing part of suburbia that most people don't want to think really exists. But exist it does and not just in California. I like the plots and the passion that keep you coming back for more and hating it when the show is over. There should be a few Emmy awards waiting!


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