The Botwins — if we can still call them that — said farewell Sunday, with a Weeds series finale that a stoner might describe as... a total bummer, man.
For those who have stayed with Weeds over its eight ever-morphing seasons, it was a nice nugget of nostalgia to hear the original version of "Little Boxes" before the final hour. From there, we flashed eight-odd years into the future, as noted by Stevie's impending Bar Mitzvah. The finale featured several fun, but too-brief cameos from former cast members who breezed in and out as we stumbled toward the main question we hoped this finale might answer: Has Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker) learned from her mistakes? And if so, where does she go from here?
Read on to find out where Nancy — and everyone else — ended up:
Say goodbye to the Botwins. Showtime has confirmed that Weeds upcoming eighth season will be its last.
The dramedy, which premiered in 2005, not only boosted the careers of stars Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish and Alexander Gould, but was crucial to Showtime's growth as a premium cable network.
Heading to New York to reunite with Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker) may turn out to be a bad idea for Andy (Justin Kirk) and the Botwin boys, as they'll come to learn in Weeds' seventh season that they finally need to get out from under Nancy's thumb.
Though Andy, Silas (Hunter Parrish) and Shane (Alexander Gould) spent three years in Copenhagen away from Nancy and her latest schemes, the minute she was released from jail, the family headed to New York, hoping to find a hopefully changed Nancy. However, Andy found himself...
After three years in prison, Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) gets released in the Season 7 premiere of Weeds — and not everyone will be happy.
Her family, from whom she'll initially hide her release, will return from Copenhagen hoping for answers and absolution. However, Nancy just wants to get "back to basics," executive Jenji Kohan tells TVGuide.com, adding that the series' three-year jump was "a risk, but we needed to shake it up."
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The Botwins have been on the run from Esteban all season, but we haven't seen much of the Mexican drug lord Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker) took as her third husband.
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That changes Monday. Just as the Botwins are preparing to high-tail it for Copenhagen, Esteban (Demian Bichir) and Guillermo (Guillermo Diaz) showed up. "It's the end of a journey," Weeds creator-executive producer Jenji Kohan tells TVGuide.com.
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