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Weeds: A Beam of Sunshine

Andy makes his intentions known to Jill. Doug is presented with an enticing investment opportunity. While Nancy recuperates, Silas helps her with a new business venture. Shane figures out who shot his mother.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x2
Airdate: Sunday July 08th, 2012

Director: Michael Trim
Writer: Victoria Morrow

  • Currently 8.8/10
8.8/10 (4 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Amanda Pace
As Taylor
Bruce Nozick
As Whit Tillerman
Danièle Watts
As Angela Mullen
Ethan Kent
As Stevie
Gavin Kent
As Stevie
Jennifer Jason Leigh
As Jill Price-Gray
Kat Foster
As Kiki
Mel Fair
As Scott
Rachel Pace
As Shayla
Roger Narayan
As Dr. Bandhi
Billy Merritt
As Butters the Clown
Chuti Tiu
As Maricel
Susie Geiser
As Greta

Co-Guest Stars
Brian Groh
As Janitor
Connie Jackson
As Patient #1
Doug Cox
As Administrator
Kathy Byron
As Nurse
Stoney Westmoreland
As Nancy's Doctor

Neil Brown, Jr.
As Mike Garcia
Main Cast
Mary-Louise Parker
As Nancy Botwin
Hunter Parrish
As Silas Botwin
Alexander Gould
As Shane Botwin
Justin Kirk
As Andy Botwin
Kevin Nealon
As Doug Wilson


The episode begins with it being shown that Nancy has been in the hospital for 77 days, and he total hospital bill has come to around $420,000. Nancy is meanwhile shown talking to the patient in her neighboring bed. The woman then tells Nancy that she knows about her whole family’s story, as it’s the talk of the town. Shane then comes in and Nancy walks out of her room, with the help of a walker. Shane then tells Nancy that everyone thinks they are the actual mafia. Shane then tells Nancy as to who are the people who could have possibly tried to kill her. Her doctor then comes in and flirts with her, much to Shane’s displeasure. ..

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