Weeds is about a single mother named Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker
) who sells weed for a living. After the death of her husband Judah (Jeffery Dean Morgan
) she had no source of income and decided that was it. To make sure she can continue to do this she buys a shop, which sells "cakes" so her real business is no longer under threat. This idea was brought to Nancy's attention from her pot smoking accountant, Doug (Kevin Nealon
). Nancy has two kids, Silas (Hunter Parrish
) and Shane (Alexander Gould
). Their uncle Andy (Justin Kirk
) also lives with them to help support them, although he does a poor job. At the end of the season Nancy meets Peter and after spending the night with him finds out he works for the DEA.
Nancy Botwin secretly married Peter who happens to be a DEA Agent. She married Peter (Martin Donovan
) as a safety net, when the family found out they were angry with her because it was a dishonor to Judah and they did not like the guy. When things turned out bad and they broke up Nancy had to give Peter some money. Heylia (Tonye Patano
) and Conrad (Romany Malco
) have a gang of Armenians kill Peter for a price. Nancy and Conrad were about to score a deal with a man named U-Turn (Page Kennedy
) and with that money pay the Armenians. However U-Turn put the guns on Nancy and Conrad to take their money. As Nancy went to get the pot it was gun as Silas had stolen it.
In the 3rd season, Nancy has Silas selling for her now and U-turn is on her ass 24-7. After the death of U-turn, Nancy was able to work for herself again. She quit her job as Sullivan's (Matthew Modine
) assistant who she's been sleeping with behind Celia's back. When Celia finds out she threatens to shut Nancy down unless she lets her in. Nancy also seeked out protection from Guillermo (Guillermo Diaz
) as her business was being threatened by a biker gang. This lead to the town in flames causing everyone to evacuate and the grow house to be discovered. The grow house being under Sullivan's name claims he knew nothing about it, and it was all Celia who then blamed Nancy while her and the family left Majestic.
In the fourth season Nancy finds herself relocating to the fictional town of Renmar, after Majestic; formally known as Agrestic burns down. To begin Guillermo has Nancy smuggling drugs across the border, until he introduced her to a new job working as the manger of a maternity clothing store. Only shortly after she discovers Guillermo's new way of trafficing, and their Mexican drug lord boss. Meanwhile Shane explores his sexual lifestyle, Silas lands a new relationship, Doug and Andy become Coyotees, Celia fights the drugs, and Isabelle (Allie Grant
) deals adjusting to a new home. This season also marks the return of Dean Hodes (Andy Milder
), Quinn Hodes (Haley Hudson
), Sanjay (Maulik Pancholy
), Pam (Becky Thyre
), Lupita (Renee Victor
) and Captain Roy Till (Jack Stehlin
) and introduces Lisa Ferris (Julie Bowen
), Esteban Reyes (Demian Bichir
) and Lenny Botwin (Albert Brooks
Weeds is a dramatic comedy broadcasted on Showtime Monday Nights at 10:00pm. The series has been renewed through it's sixth season.