Weeds is an American satirical comedy television series. Marie-Louise Parker plays a widowed housewife named Nancy Botwin from an affluent California suburb who becomes an upper-middle-class marijuana dealer to make ends meet.
Things started slowly, with Nancy just dealing a bit of weed on the side. It rapidly became more serious. She went from being a simple dealer, to a grower, to a distributor. In the last season, she hooked up with Guillermo, a serious Narco trafficker in charge of a part of LA for a Mexican drug cartel.
Warning: Spoilers ahead.
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Things don’t get easier for Nancy as she finds out what exactly comes through the tunnel. Guns, coke, heroin and human trafficking just make Nancy go over the edge. Celia is doing well in her NA clinic, but she runs into financial problems. Shane is happy that he partied with Simone and Harmony. Silas’ business is going well. Mermax realizes that Doug is a very bad man and thinks that El Andy is her god-sent savior.
This episode just sets the stage for the season finale. We can see that big things will be happening soon. I thought that this episode was good, but the plotlines are progressing somewhat slower than I’d like. Hopefully the tempo will accelerate once more in the next episodes.
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Shane and his two girls are having pop tarts. Nancy learns that Shane had sex with them. She can’t handle it. She gives Shane a few half-hearted whacks on the bum when he leaves. Silas walks in.
Doug brings breakfast to his Mermax. He wants to have sex, but she says that he needs to win her affection first. Celia is in her NA meeting and she’s told that things will get very painful.
Nancy arrives at the maternity shop and finds it closed. Sanjay closed it. He says that Ignacio in the back told him to close the store. Nancy sees that the crates are being moved to Mexico. When she wants a peek, he shoots at the wall. She tips it over and sees that they are bringing back weapons. Guillermo arrives and Nancy sees that heroine has arrived as well through the tunnel.
Silas is using Lisa’s head cheese sandwiches as a front for selling pot. Celia’s promise partner is snorting coke. He’s a pilot who flies high. When he offers coke to her, Celia tries to stop him but she gets blamed when the supervisor walks in. Doug is pissed that he isn’t getting any from Mermax. Andy tells her that Mermax grew up in an orphanage.
Nancy goes to see Reyes. Everyone is commenting how Nancy looks tired. She questions him about the boxes that are coming through the tunnel. Nancy tells him about Guillermo’s fake cousin. He tells her to go home.
Silas wants Nancy to stake him for a bigger space to grow his weed. Shane tells Isabelle that he had sex with the two girls. Isabelle says that Nancy is probably dealing coke and weed. Shane decides to get with Simone and Harmony. He introduces them to Isabelle.
Doug takes Mermax out for a walk on the beach. She wants to hear about her. Doug gets called a bad man when he wrecks some kid’s sand castle. Doug starts talking about his life and Mermax is appalled. He tells her about embezzling, having four kids, still being married and being on the run.
The pilot apologizes to Celia. Celia is told that she doesn’t have any insurance. She’s out of the program. She’s going to the poor clinic across town. She’s told to vacate the premises in an hour.
Andy goes to see Mermax. She says that Doug is a terrible man. She says that Doug has genital warts. Celia’s time isn’t happy in the place across town. Nancy sees more girls walking through the tunnel. They ask if Nancy is buying them. Human trafficking. Nancy doesn’t like this. She leaves and makes a call.
She’s meeting with the Captain. She wants to get rid of Guillermo.
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