Weeds: Season 3 (2007)

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Season 3
Weeds

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Weeds' mellow buzz gives way to constant peril in its third year -- luckily the series remains a delight, thanks to a talented ensemble spearheaded by the thrillingly unpredictable Mary-Louise Parker.

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Critic Ratings: 16

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User Ratings: 106

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Episodes

Air date: Aug 13, 2007

Things look bad for Nancy's stash when Celia gets her hands on it and decides on a plan to take care of it. Meanwhile, Andy's pursuit of Shane and Kat involves an Alaskan bounty hunter named Abumchuck.

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Air date: Aug 20, 2007

U-Turn holds a gun to Conrad's head, and Nancy and Marvin work to retrieve her stash from the pool, where Celia unceremoniously dumped it.

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Air date: Aug 27, 2007

U-Turn is still demanding his money, so Nancy assembles everyone together to try and come up with a plan to get the money. Meanwhile, Celia's divorce lawyer informs her that if she wants the money that will come with custody of her daughter Isabelle, they'll have to spend some time together.

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Air date: Sep 3, 2007

To get out of her indebted mess, Nancy starts working for U-Turn, and starts a normal job as well. Meanwhile, Celia and Isabelle struggle to repair their strained relationship.

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Air date: Sep 10, 2007

Heylia and Conrad deliberately start a gang war between U-Turn's crew and the Mexican faction of Guillermo's gang, but Nancy gets caught in the middle. Meanwhile, Shane gets a mysterious assignment from Majestic summer school.

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Air date: Sep 17, 2007

Silas becomes fast friends with a fundamentalist Christian girl (played by Mary-Kate Olsen, who just happens to have a thriving pot habit. Meanwhile, U-Turn goes on a mission to confront Heylia and Conrad and he brings Nancy along.

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Air date: Sep 24, 2007

Marvin takes over the business after U-Turn's death, and he and Nancy confront the Mexicans. Meanwhile, Andy caters for a porn movie.

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Air date: Oct 1, 2007

Nancy is faced with a close confrontation with Peter's ex-wife Valerie when his body is discovered. Meanwhile, Andy becomes more involved in the porn he's been catering.

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Air date: Oct 8, 2007

Nancy begins to develop an unexpected friendship with Valerie Scottson. Meanwhile, Tara begins to contribute to the business with Sanjay and Andy.

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Air date: Oct 15, 2007

Valerie is upset when Nancy unexpectedly receives $119,000 from a life insurance policy Peter had with the DEA - money that she believes she earned. Nancy is torn between doing the right thing with the money, and using it to save her failing business.

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Fallout from a drug deal gone awry plays out in the Season 3 opener. Also in the mix: Celia acquires Nancy's stash; a tough lawyer (Carrie Fisher) works on Celia's custody battle; Nancy gets swept up in U-Turn's nefarious gangster work; Silas hits it off with a fundamentalist Christian (Mary-Kate Olsen) with a penchant for pot; Nancy meets Peter's ex-wife; Nancy receives a surprise windfall from the DEA; and Conrad takes Silas under his wing at the growhouse. Later, Nancy considers taking a biker gang as a new client; and Shane shows signs of mental instability.

Critic Reviews for Weeds Season 3

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (10)

It remains a treat to hear the latest odd way Parker has chosen to deliver each of her lines... Elizabeth Perkins and, especially (and surprisingly), Kevin Nealon carry the comedy water even when the show around them has gone to pot.

Nov 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Parker manages to act as though she's not acting. Every response seems natural, unforced, unpremeditated -- and, as a result, utterly beguiling.

Nov 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Parker has taken a complex, vaguely dislikable character and turned her into a mesmerizing presence.

Nov 16, 2018 | Full Review…

The near-saving grace remains the quality of the actors... Beyond that, however, the show is ultimately a pretty thin porridge -- one whose plaudits have consistently exceeded its merits.

Nov 19, 2018 | Full Review…
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Credibility-stretching plotlines involving foot-fetish porn and Mary-Kate Olsen as a Jesus-loving pot dealer may be hilarious, but their inclusion makes the series' pleasures more and more guilty.

Nov 19, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

I'm not exactly sure how I feel about Weeds' reliance on going to absurd extremes. With all due respect to Justin Kirk, the zany roles here come off like easy punch lines.

Nov 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Romany Malco's performance as Conrad is a high point, and he has terrific chemistry with Parker, which would be sorely missed in later seasons.

Nov 19, 2018 | Full Review…

In its second season, Weeds became one of the best plotted shows on TV, routinely ending episodes on cliffhangers that TV's best dramas should envy. That continues this season, even though there's an unwelcome hint of season one's depressing ennui.

Nov 19, 2018 | Full Review…

No matter what they throw at her, though, Mary-Louise Parker is a delight... [And] as Nancy's brother-in-law Andy, Justin Kirk is one of TV's true joys.

Nov 16, 2018 | Full Review…

I don't think this season is, as yet, as funny as Season Two was, and the show might have hit its peak last season. But it's still one of the best comedies on TV...

Jun 11, 2018 | Full Review…

It's safe to say we're hooked on this show... If you'll excuse the semi-drug pun.

Sep 13, 2013 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Always a 30-minute show with a rich vein of drama, Weeds feels darker than ever this season.

Sep 13, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Weeds: Season 3

  • May 06, 2017
    Season 3 went into freefall total yuk??acting sophomoric, writing shallow, very little in the way of subtle humor that made the first 2 seasons 4-5s! Did the writer(s)leave??? I really felt sorry for the actors having to live(and act!) Thru one painful scene after another...and then , there's the 'pro' critics who gave this banal adventure higher...or even good...ratings. Definitely know who was on...weeds.
  • May 05, 2017
    They sure knew how to write themselves into a corner. The grim humour of the previous season still holds, but the drama has lost some of its flair. And now that *SPOILERS* all major characters are in the drug business, and the entire town has been set ablaze, the show does not have anywhere to go. Judging from the ratings of the later seasons, that proved to be the case. Still, it was fun while it lasted.
  • Jan 19, 2014
    The story is still fascinating, and all kinds of drama is still going on, but Weeds is overdue for a reboot.
  • Jan 02, 2014
    Not as good as the first 2 but it's better than some of it's future seasons. Nancy started to get really weird and I stopped liking her because she does some crazy crap that does not make any since. I'm not sure if Nancy went retarded after season 2 but there is something seriously wrong with her.

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