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Weeds: Saplings

A "cowboy capitalist" moseys into town with a tasty offer for Silas; and rumors spread about Rabbi Dave having an amorous encounter with a nonmember of the synagogue.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info  

Episode number: 8x9
Airdate: Sunday August 26th, 2012

Director: Michael Trim
Writer: Carly Mensch

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Nine Network) Jan 05, 2014

Guest Stars
Aaron Zachary PhilipsAaron Zachary Philips
As Jonah
Aubrey DollarAubrey Dollar
As Joanna Jacobs
Calvin SykesCalvin Sykes
As Jaq
Cecelia AntoinetteCecelia Antoinette
As Homeless Mary
Cutter GarciaCutter Garcia
As Homeless Pete
Danièle WattsDanièle Watts
As Angela Mullen
David Julian HirshDavid Julian Hirsh
As Rabbi David Bloom
Max BarakatMax Barakat
As Matthew
Patch DarraghPatch Darragh
As Crick Montgomery
Price CarsonPrice Carson
As Rudy
Saverio GuerraSaverio Guerra
As Jeff
Tammy CaplanTammy Caplan
As Spoons
Mitchell EdmondsMitchell Edmonds
As The Baron
Seth BellingerSeth Bellinger
As BBQ Lover
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 comes downstairs to find Silas talking to Crick Montgomery, who is from a tobacco company. He wants Silas to grow for him. Silas though is reluctant about the lab work after seeing a machine eat his plant at Smith Johnson. Crick leaves two first class tickets to North Carolina, as part of the deal. It is then seen that Silas and Nancy are on a plane. He's excited to be recruited. He envisions his weed being sold commercially and wants Nancy's backing. She agrees. Back home, Angela and Shane get ready for work, she calls him "her little parking attendant". At the Temple, Jonah and Matthew fill Andy in on the gossip about Rabbi David "boning" a "goy". ..

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