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Weeds: Season 1 (2005)




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Air date: Aug 7, 2005
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The dark-humored dramedy about a pot-dealing suburban widow in California opens its inaugural season with Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) dealing with family issues and tangling with a rival pusher. Elsewhere, Nancy's business may go up in smoke when some of her clients obtain medical marijuana cards; Nancy's ne'er-do-well brother-in-law (Justin Kirk) unexpectedly arrives and hopes to crash at her house; and Nancy decides to open a faux bakery as a business front for her dealings. Also in the mix in Season 1: a drive-by shooting; a turf war; and a plan to deal to local college students.
Premiere Date:
Aug 7, 2005
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Critic Reviews for Weeds: Season 1

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (14)

Despite its unique premise, the show delivers little more than network sitcom material tarted up with cable raciness.

Full Review… | September 12, 2013
Boston Globe

The plots veer everywhere from marital betrayal and life-threatening illness to cruel pranks and stoned behavior, but Parker keeps it all grounded. Watch Weeds not for the humor, necessarily, but for her.

Full Review… | September 12, 2013
New York Daily News

I happily watched five hours of Weeds in a row last night-and will continue to follow the series on Showtime-if only because of its two offbeat female leads and writing that's just sharp enough to stay one step ahead of the audience's expectations.

Full Review… | September 11, 2013

Raising kids (and more...) in the 'burbs. Adults only.

Full Review… | September 12, 2013
Common Sense Media

Nancy's money troubles suck the fun out of the show, and Celia's relentlessly nasty behavior is more outrageous than it is funny.

Full Review… | September 12, 2013
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Parker's conflicted, weary mother gives Weeds a solid center, but Perkins and Nealon merrily chomp every scene they're in.

Full Review… | September 12, 2013
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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