Weeds

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  • TV-MA
  • 2005
  • 8 Seasons
  • 7.9  (105,501)

Showtime's Weeds follows the life of a drug-dealing suburban mom. Widowed after a sudden heart attack kills her husband, Nancy, the main character, struggles to support her two sons in the lifestyle to which the family is accustomed. In order to keep up appearances, Nancy turns to selling cannabis. Nancy tries to keep herself as clean as possible. She refuses to sell anything harder than weed. She doesn't let her sons know what she's doing. She tries to maintain the perfect upper-class life that she had before her husband passed. Unfortunately, her system eventually begins to fail. She's drawn into the criminal world and her sons discover what she's doing to support the family. Even her friends and neighbors discover what's happening. Despite her spiral downwards, Nancy strives to maintain normalcy for her family. Viewers can relate to her desire to take care of her sons and maintain her reputation in the community. Fans of the show appreciate that it reveals the dark secrets lurking behind suburban bliss. Nancy is shocked to discover that many of her neighbors are potheads and she has no problems selling her product. The show's theme song, "Little Boxes," plays on the myth of suburbia by mocking the supposed sameness of everyone in the suburbs. Nancy's family also struggles to deal with the death of their patriarch. Her sons struggle to grow up without a father, especially as Nancy's cousin tries and fails to be a father figure. Despite the inherent drama, the show offers plenty of humor to keep things entertaining. Weeds has lasted eight seasons because viewers are addicted to the drama and comedy that Weeds producers deal out every year.

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Seasons
It's Time, Part 2
13. It's Time, Part 2
September 16, 2012
The Bartwins (and Doug) are at a crossroads. Season finale part 2.
It's Time, Part 1
12. It's Time, Part 1
September 16, 2012
In the series finale, the Botwins, Andy and Doug all reach a crossroads in their love lives and in their careers.
God Willing and the Creek Don't Rise
11. God Willing and the Creek Don't Rise
September 9, 2012
Nancy, Andy and Silas take a trip. Shane gets caught stealing. Meanwhile, Doug abandons his charity to pursue a more lucrative scheme.
Threshold
10. Threshold
September 2, 2012
Silas prepares for his professional venture; Nancy has a dinner date with Rabbi Dave and some of his friends; Andy wants the family to meet someone.
Saplings
9. Saplings
August 26, 2012
A "cowboy capitalist" moseys into town tempting Silas; and rumors spread about Rabbi Dave participating in a love affair.
Five Miles From Yetzer Hara
8. Five Miles From Yetzer Hara
August 19, 2012
Nancy struggles with a dilemma after she is approached to be involved in a questionable business.
Unfreeze
7. Unfreeze
August 12, 2012
Nancy is offered a highly competitive job; Shane graduates from the police academy; and Andy looks for work at a local synagogue. Meanwhile, Doug's excessive spending is restricted.
Allosaurus Crush Castle
6. Allosaurus Crush Castle
August 5, 2012
Nancy undertakes a job search; Jill has big news for Andy and Doug; Silas tries to locate his stolen plants. Meanwhile, Shane plots to score some extra spending money at the police academy.
Red in Tooth and Claw
5. Red in Tooth and Claw
July 29, 2012
Nancy is tempted by her past to raise cash for Stevie's soccer expenses; Jill seeks revenge on Andy; Shane and Angela double-date with Ouellette and his wife; Silas and R.J.'s friendship takes an unexpected turn.
Only Judy Can Judge
4. Only Judy Can Judge
July 22, 2012
Despite the demands of her marijuana business, Nancy decides to host a family dinner, to which Shane invites his classmate Angela. Meanwhile, Silas builds a relationship with a local grower and Jill and Andy agree to watch Stevie during the day.
See Blue and Smell Cheese and Die
3. See Blue and Smell Cheese and Die
July 15, 2012
Andy tries to make a good impression by coaching the twins' roller-derby team; Doug considers his financial future after being forced to resign from the company; and Nancy and Silas are desperate to stop Shane, who's homing in on Tim.
A Beam of Sunshine
2. A Beam of Sunshine
July 8, 2012
Andy reveals his intentions to Jill. Doug is presented with an enticing investment opportunity. While Nancy recuperates, Silas assists her with a new business plan. Shane figures out who shot his mother.
Messy
1. Messy
July 1, 2012
In the eighth season premiere, the victim receives urgent medical attention after being shot. The family attempts to cope with the tragedy and figure out the identity of the shooter.
Description

Showtime's Weeds follows the life of a drug-dealing suburban mom. Widowed after a sudden heart attack kills her husband, Nancy, the main character, struggles to support her two sons in the lifestyle to which the family is accustomed. In order to keep up appearances, Nancy turns to selling cannabis.

Nancy tries to keep herself as clean as possible. She refuses to sell anything harder than weed. She doesn't let her sons know what she's doing. She tries to maintain the perfect upper-class life that she had before her husband passed. Unfortunately, her system eventually begins to fail. She's drawn into the criminal world and her sons discover what she's doing to support the family. Even her friends and neighbors discover what's happening. Despite her spiral downwards, Nancy strives to maintain normalcy for her family. Viewers can relate to her desire to take care of her sons and maintain her reputation in the community.

Fans of the show appreciate that it reveals the dark secrets lurking behind suburban bliss. Nancy is shocked to discover that many of her neighbors are potheads and she has no problems selling her product. The show's theme song, "Little Boxes," plays on the myth of suburbia by mocking the supposed sameness of everyone in the suburbs.

Nancy's family also struggles to deal with the death of their patriarch. Her sons struggle to grow up without a father, especially as Nancy's cousin tries and fails to be a father figure. Despite the inherent drama, the show offers plenty of humor to keep things entertaining. Weeds has lasted eight seasons because viewers are addicted to the drama and comedy that Weeds producers deal out every year.

Weeds is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (102 episodes). The series first aired on August 7, 2005.

Where to Watch Weeds

Weeds is available for streaming on the Showtime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Weeds on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and Peacock.

  • Premiere Date
    August 7, 2005
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (105,501)