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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

  • Currently 7.5/10
7.5/10 (4 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Aaron Zachary Philips
As Jonah
Aubrey Dollar
As Joanna Jacobs
Calvin Sykes
As Jaq
Cecelia Antoinette
As Homeless Mary
Cutter Garcia
As Homeless Pete
Danièle Watts
As Angela Mullen
David Julian Hirsh
As Rabbi David Bloom
Max Barakat
As Matthew
Patch Darragh
As Crick Montgomery
Price Carson
As Rudy
Saverio Guerra
As Jeff
Tammy Caplan
As Spoons
Mitchell Edmonds
As The Baron
Seth Bellinger
As BBQ Lover
Main Cast
Mary-Louise Parker
As Nancy Botwin
Hunter Parrish
As Silas Botwin
Alexander Gould
As Shane Botwin
Justin 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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