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Weeds: Red in Tooth and Claw

Nancy is tempted to go back to her old pot-dealing ways to raise cash for Stevie's soccer expenses; Jill gets revenge on Andy through Doug; Shane and Angela double-date with Ouellette and his wife; Silas and R.J.'s friendship takes an unusual turn.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x5
Airdate: Sunday July 29th, 2012

Director: Michael Trim
Writer: Stephen Falk

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Nine Network) Dec 01, 2013

  • Currently 8/10
8/10 (3 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Amanda Pace
As Taylor
Brendan Robinson
As Gordon
Danièle Watts
As Angela Mullen
David Julian Hirsh
As Rabbi David Bloom
Dominic Dierkes
As R.J.
Ethan Kent
As Stevie
Gavin Kent
As Stevie
Jennifer Jason Leigh
As Jill Price-Gray
Jon Collin Barclay
As Barton Bailey
Kat Foster
As Kiki
Michael Harney
As Det. Mitch Ouellette
Nancy Youngblut
As Beatrice
Rachel Pace
As Shayla

Co-Guest Stars
Benjamin King
As Soccer Dad 1
Cooper Thornton
As Soccer Dad 3
Tim Lane
As Soccer Dad 2

Ryan Mirvis
As Big Mike
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 Nancy reading a book lying in bed, while having an apple. She is then startled by a loud thud and is informed by Doug that, a Russian has moved in downstairs with his wife. He tells her that the noise is of him cutting down all the trees in the property. Nancy meanwhile, is worried that Stevie is watching too much TV, and tells Jill about it. She tells Jill “Stevie should be playing soccer not watching it”. Nancy is then informed that Kiki had called. Nancy then tells Stevie “let’s sign you up for soccer”. Andy meanwhile suggests to Shane that, he should take his new girlfriend on a double date to alleviate the pressure, he is under. ..

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