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Weeds: Five Miles From Yetzer Hara

After receiving an interesting proposal from an unexpected source, Nancy struggles with a decision involving a questionable business.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info  

Episode number: 8x8
Airdate: Sunday August 19th, 2012

Director: Phil Abraham
Writer: Dave Holstein

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Nine Network) Dec 29, 2013

Guest Stars
Amanda PaceAmanda Pace
As Taylor
Ben TolpinBen Tolpin
As Zachary
Craig AntonCraig Anton
As Mark Powell
Danièle WattsDanièle Watts
As Angela Mullen
David Julian HirshDavid Julian Hirsh
As Rabbi David Bloom
Ethan KentEthan Kent
As Stevie
Gavin KentGavin Kent
As Stevie
Jack TopalianJack Topalian
As Pigeon Mike
Jennifer Jason LeighJennifer Jason Leigh
As Jill Price-Gray
Kevin SussmanKevin Sussman
As Terry
Rachel PaceRachel Pace
As Shayla
Tammy CaplanTammy Caplan
As Spoons
Gloria LainoGloria Laino
As Maria
Reggie BakerReggie Baker
As Karney
Teya PattTeya Patt
As Janet

Co-Guest Stars
Jason KaineJason Kaine
As State Regulator
Markos LomeliMarkos Lomeli
As Jill's Drug Buyer

Kelly-Ann TursiKelly-Ann Tursi
As Lab Technician
Main Cast
Mary-Louise ParkerMary-Louise Parker
As Nancy Botwin
Hunter ParrishHunter Parrish
As Silas Botwin
Alexander GouldAlexander Gould
As Shane Botwin
Justin KirkJustin Kirk
As Andy Botwin


The episode begins and Nancy gets called into her boss's office. She's getting a new car and a promotion to cover all of New England. He gives her, a new drug to rep; their version of Adderal. "ADHD is very big right now," the boss explains. At home, Silas is fired up to go to work. Shane is not. At work in the impound lot, he hates having to deal with people. Angela drops by to bring him donuts, and then goes out on a call. Shane is jealous. Later at home, Nancy goes into her bathroom to find Jill drinking white wine and eating foie gras. She's not pregnant, it's early menopause, she explains. She found out three weeks ago but hasn't told anyone. "I like secrets, they're all I have" she says. ..

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