Weeds: Season 7 (2011)

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Season 7
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Benefiting from a change of scenery and a renewed sense of purpose for Nancy Botwin, Weeds' seventh season overcomes its lack of narrative direction with solid characterization.

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Critic Ratings: 11

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User Ratings: 79

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Episodes

Air date: Jun 27, 2011

Season 7 premiere. Nancy receives parole to a halfway house after three years in prison; Silas, Shane, Andy and Doug have settled into their new lives in Copenhagen.

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Air date: Jul 4, 2011

Nancy is surprised when Andy and Shane show up at the halfway house; Silas seeks to launch a new modeling career; Doug looks up an old friend.

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Air date: Jul 11, 2011

Her sister drops a bombshell on Nancy; Andy and Shane find lodgings; Doug gets his dream job; Silas scores a modeling gig.

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Air date: Jul 18, 2011

Nancy pursues a job at Doug's office and considers partnering with Silas; Andy finds romance; Shane sets up house.

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Air date: Jul 25, 2011

Nancy returns to California and pursues her custody battle against Jill; Andy's relationship takes a bizarre turn; Shane gives college a try; back on Wall Street, Doug makes do without Nancy.

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Air date: Aug 1, 2011

Nancy confronts an old friend, leaving Silas in the crossfire; Andy comes up with a new business venture.

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Air date: Aug 8, 2011

Nancy sells pot at Doug's hedge fund company softball game; Andy opens a bike shop; Shane interns with a detective.

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Air date: Aug 15, 2011

Nancy's ex-cell mate Zoya pays a visit; Andy and Silas fight over the new bike shop; Shane gets an education.

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Air date: Aug 22, 2011

Zoya tries to take over the bike shop; rival dealers offer to help Nancy; Doug deals with the SEC.

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Air date: Aug 29, 2011

The Botwins strike back at Emma; Shane ends up closer to the law than he expected; Doug tries to keep his hedge fund running.

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The dark comedy-drama's seventh season opens three years after pot-dealing Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) has done a stint in federal prison and has been paroled to a halfway house in New York City. However, Nancy fully looks for an opportunity to fire up her canni-business and reunite with the men in her life. Meanwhile, Silas attempts to land a job as a model; Doug is offered a dream job on Wall Street; Shane decides to give it the old college try and enrolls in classes; and Nancy squares off against her sister Jill (Jennifer Jason Leigh) in a custody battle. Later, Andy opens a bike shop while Silas sells pot out of the back room; Silas lands a love interest (Michelle Trachtenberg); and a police detective offers Shane an internship.

Critic Reviews for Weeds Season 7

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (4)

It feels fresh and amusing.

Jun 27, 2011 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

Nancy Botwin has moved to New York, and that may give her Showtime series Weeds some of the fresh energy the move was designed to provide.

Jun 27, 2011 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Parker alone is enough to make a series worth watching.

Nov 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Despite the odds stacked against it, Weeds is in the midst of a bit of a creative rebirth.

Sep 13, 2013 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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If nothing else, the show knows how to move, even if it doesn't always know where it's going.

Jun 27, 2011 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The series has been an enormous success, but if it was wobbling off the tracks last year, it crashed and exploded off of them this season. Every episode felt like a complete mess. There was no continuity, no pacing.

Nov 19, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It starts off strong and has a lot of promise, as the family has moved on and away; soon enough, though, they are all living together in New York and behaving unrealistically and negotiating unfunny storylines.

Nov 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Weeds has turned into a bit of a pay cable soap opera: the turns are compelling, and we're never bored, but it's more about melodramatic entertainment than anything resembling a real emotional attachment.

Nov 19, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Weeds has never been a particularly realistic show, but some of the things that happen over the course of the season are so implausible that it doesn't even feel like the writers are trying anymore.

Mar 2, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

I've been really enjoying how drastically it overhauls itself so frequently and dramatically, to the point where the series feels like it keeps morphing into its own spinoff every year or two.

Sep 13, 2013 | Rating: 7.5/10 | Full Review…

Tonight's episode feels like a reset, a fresh start for the characters but if they just lapse back into their old ways, I'm not sure what the point of another season of this show will be.

Jun 27, 2011 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Weeds: Season 7

  • Jan 19, 2014
    The characters are becoming selfish, mean, cruel people with no redemption.
  • Jan 02, 2014
    Nancy being the selfish bimbo she is. For one...she screws strangers she barely knows and cheats on her cell mate with her cell mate's brother...what a skank. And you'd think after 3 years in prison she'd stop selling weed. I think the writers are trying to keep the show on for as long a run as possible but still want it to be about her and pot dealing. Get on a new subject and stop screwing up the character. They have made Nancy dull and stupid because of this.

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