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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

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (4 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Amanda Pace
As Taylor
Recurring
Ben Tolpin
As Zachary
Recurring
Craig Anton
As Mark Powell
Recurring
Danièle Watts
As Angela Mullen
Recurring
David Julian Hirsh
As Rabbi David Bloom
Recurring
Ethan Kent
As Stevie
Recurring
Gavin Kent
As Stevie
Recurring
Jack Topalian
As Pigeon Mike
Recurring
Jennifer Jason Leigh
As Jill Price-Gray
Recurring
Kevin Sussman
As Terry
Recurring
Rachel Pace
As Shayla
Recurring
Tammy Caplan
As Spoons
Recurring
Gloria Laino
As Maria
Reggie Baker
As Karney
Teya Patt
As Janet

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

Uncredited
Kelly-Ann Tursi
As Lab Technician
Main Cast
Mary-Louise Parker
As Nancy Botwin
Hunter Parrish
As Silas Botwin
Alexander Gould
As Shane Botwin
Justin Kirk
As Andy Botwin

Recap

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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Warning: Weeds season 8 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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