Although her drug-dealing career achieves mixed success, she eventually rises to the highest levels of an international drug-smuggling cartel. Nancy remarries three times during the series. While in prison, Nancy also establishes a long-term relationship with Zoya, a woman convicted of murdering her own boyfriend. In the series finale, which leaps forward seven years, viewers come to know that Nancy married Rabbi David Bloom, who later died in a car accident.
When Andy arrives in Agrestic, he is little more than a fun-loving slacker without any direction, and Nancy views him as a burden. Nonetheless, he emerges as the primary father figure in the household. He falls in love with Nancy during the fourth season, but eventually realizes she will not return his feelings. Nancy tries to balance their relationship to keep him "in the family. Nancy begins the series with two sons, who after Judah's death are raised haphazardly.
Her first son, Silas Hunter Parrish , who has been sexually active since the show's debut, later follows in his mother's footsteps: Nancy's youngest son, Shane Alexander Gould , is highly intelligent yet poorly socialized and vulgar; he is deeply affected by his father's death.
In the first three seasons, he was the target for bullies in school. He begs for more attention from his mother than he receives. His psychological issues often reach critical level. Just before leaving Agrestic, Shane has conversations with his dead father. Upon moving to Ren Mar, Shane loses his virginity and becomes a temporary alcoholic. While his mother is having a hostile conversation with Estaban's scornful boss and political consultant Pilar, she threatened both he and his brother's lives.
To protect his family, Shane abruptly kills Pilar with a croquet mallet. By the seventh season, Shane joins the police academy before receiving his criminal justice degree — working for the New York City Police Department in season eight.
Celia Hodes Elizabeth Perkins is Nancy's " frenemy ". Obsessed with her personal image, she manipulates those around her.
She is unhappily married to Dean Andy Milder , whom she regards as a "loser asshole"; they later divorce. Other characters dislike her. Celia's older daughter, Quinn Haley Hudson , kidnaps her as revenge for shipping her to a reform school in Mexico. She is also demanding over her younger daughter Isabelle's Allie Grant "weight problem," and is critical over her sexual orientation.
At the end of the first season, Celia is diagnosed with breast cancer and is cured with chemotherapy. After the fifth season, the actress left to pursue other projects. Doug Wilson Kevin Nealon begins the series as an accountant and city councilman for the town of Agrestic. Doug is friends with many characters in the series including Andy, Dean, and Sanjay Patel Maulik Pancholy ; all four aid Nancy's career as a marijuana dealer. Doug makes mistakes and loses his position; his wife Dana leaves him.
He becomes a drifter who follows the Botwins during seasons four through eight. He and the Botwins move to New York City , where he becomes the chief accountant for a Ponzi scheme posing as a hedge fund. The show has a changing cast of supporting characters. Heylia James Tonye Patano and her family — Conrad and Vaneeta, portrayed by Romany Malco and Indigo , respectively — play key roles during the first three seasons.
They are wholesalers who supply marijuana to Nancy. Season three features Sullivan Groff Matthew Modine , an unethical, womanizing real estate developer with big plans for Agrestic. In the sixth season, Nancy is on the run, and the new characters only have minor roles and appear for only a few episodes. An exception to this is Warren Schiff Richard Dreyfuss , who she first met when teaching her math in high school; he becomes infatuated with Nancy.
The family later settles in Nancy's estranged sister Jill 's Jennifer Jason Leigh house in Connecticut, becoming a regular guest character by the eighth season. List of Weeds episodes As of September 16, , original episodes have been broadcast. The first season began August 8, and consisted of 10 episodes. The second season premiered on August 14, , airing 12 episodes. The third season debuted on August 13, , airing 15 episodes.
The fourth season began June 16, , the fifth season on June 8, , and the sixth in August , each with 13 episodes. The seventh season began airing on June 27, , and, as of November 10, , Weeds was renewed for an eighth and final season of 13 episodes that premiered Sunday, July 1, The third episode appeared online on July 24, , with the fourth appearing just three days later.
The fourth episode was, however, an incomplete version—among other things, some dubbed lines were not complete notably part of a voice mail message by U-Turn is spoken by a distinctly different actor , and a card simply reading "End Credits" was inserted instead of the actual credits. On August 1, , the first episodes of season 6 leaked online.
Due to the high quality of the leaked episodes, downloaders of the torrents speculated that they were leaked intentionally to garner interest in the show and to create internet buzz. I'm excited it's out there. Showtime is great, but it does have a limited audience. Opening music[ edit ] " Little Boxes " is the opening song for the first three seasons. The first season uses the version recorded by its composer Malvina Reynolds.
In season 4, the Malvina Reynolds version opens the first episode. Thereafter, the original titles and music are replaced by a short clip, different for each episode, that relates to the plot or some scene in the episode.
The song is also subtly referenced in the eighth episode of the fourth season when a sleepy Nancy tells Shane that he's going to " In Season 8, the show returns to "Little Boxes" for the opening sequence.