The BEST Episodes of Weeds

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 26, 2021

Network: Showtime

Is the grass really greener on the other side? Yes, and it smells better, too! So when Nancy Botwin faces both sudden widowhood and poverty, she's determined to do anything to keep her kids in suburbia, including taking a job as the neighborhood pot dealer.

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#1 - Pittsburgh

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 30, 2006

Nancy is having one of the worst and busiest days of life. One of sons is missing. Shane's graduation and the deal with U-Turn make her feel like she needs to be in two places at once even though she really doesn't feel like being in either of them. Heylia's plan is put into action. Nancy tries to deal with Conrad's kiss, Celia's madness, and Kat's craziness. Everything comes to a head when the deal goes wrong.

star 8.04
1,809 votes
Theoretical Love is Not Dead

#2 - Theoretical Love is Not Dead

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 15, 2010

In the season 6 finale, Nancy must free herself from the grip of Esteban in order to escape the country along with her family. At the airport, Andy attempts to calm the nerves of Shane and Warren. Meanwhile, Silas must decide whether to stay with Lars or leave with the Botwins.

star 8.04
2,391 votes
Directors: Scott Ellis
Writers: Jenji Kohan
It's Time (2)

#3 - It's Time (2)

Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 16, 2012

At Stevie's bar mitzvah, friends and family gather and Nancy tries to reconnect with her estranged loved ones.

star 8.03
503 votes
Directors: Michael Trim
Writers: Jenji Kohan
It's Time (1)

#4 - It's Time (1)

Season 8 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 16, 2012

It's the Weeds one-hour series finale. The Botwins (and Doug!) are at a crossroads. How will it all end?

star 7.98
1,562 votes
Directors: Michael Trim
Writers: Jenji Kohan
The Godmother

#5 - The Godmother

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 10, 2005

Isabelle experiments, Andy gets drafted, Peter may not be who Nancy thinks he is, Silas gets high, and Nancy cuts out the middleman.

star 7.97
1,909 votes
Directors: Lev L. Spiro
Writers: Jenji Kohan

#6 - Synthetics

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 15, 2011

Nancy's former cellmate Zoya shows up and complicates things between Nancy and her supplier; Silas and Andy bang heads over how to best utilize the bike shop; and Shane's internship provides him with some surprising lessons.

star 7.93
2,094 votes
Directors: Michael Trim
Writers: Victoria Morrow

#7 - Go

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 19, 2007

As the wildfire approaches, everyone must evacuate. Nancy tells her family to pack up, while Conrad and Heylia must say goodbye to the growhouse. The authorities question Sullivan and Celia, while Shane continues to ask Nancy about Pittsburgh. As Andy deals at the evacuation center, Silas realizes the truth about Tara.

star 7.91
1,674 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Jenji Kohan
All About My Mom

#8 - All About My Mom

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 31, 2009

Nancy learns of Esteban's fate and takes action to preserve her own. Andy makes a big change in his life. Dean, Doug and Celia find common ground. Silas helps Adelita with a disturbing medical issue.

star 7.88
1,849 votes
Directors: Scott Ellis
Writers: Jenji Kohan
Only Judy Can Judge

#9 - Only Judy Can Judge

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 22, 2012

Nancy plans a family dinner while tending to her pot business. Andy and Jill agree to watch over Stevie throughout the day. Silas befriends a local pot grower, while Shane invites Angela, his classmate, over for family dinner. Back at the house, Doug makes enemies with the neighbour's dog.

star 7.84
1,670 votes
Directors: Michael Trim
Writers: Carly Mensch
Do Her/Don't Do Her

#10 - Do Her/Don't Do Her

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 26, 2011

In the Season 7 finale, Silas turns the tables on Nancy, as Shane makes one last attempt to keep her out of harm's way and the clutches of Detective Ouellette. Meanwhile, back on Wall Street, Doug schemes to keep his hedge-fund scam alive.

star 7.84
1,827 votes
Directors: Michael Trim
Writers: Jenji Kohan

#11 - Boomerang

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 20, 2010

The Botwins' flight continues after a parking violation and Doug gets into a hostage situation.

star 7.84
2,793 votes
Directors: Scott Ellis
Writers: Stephen Falk
God Willing and the Creek Don't Rise

#12 - God Willing and the Creek Don't Rise

Season 8 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 9, 2012

Nancy, Andy, and Silas take a trip. Shane is busted for stealing property off the impound lot. Doug gives up on his charity and decides to pursue a bigger, more lucrative scheme.

star 7.81
1,429 votes
Directors: Uta Briesewitz
Writers: Stephen Falk
If You Work for a Living, Then Why Do You Kill Yourself Working?

#13 - If You Work for a Living, Then Why Do You Kill Yourself Working?

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 15, 2008

The DEA brings Nancy in for questioning and then she must explain things to Esteban. Celia travels deep into Mexico to make amends with estranged daughter Quinn. Meanwhile, Silas meets Lisa's ex-husband and Doug finds a reason to live. Nancy makes a shocking revelation to Esteban.

star 7.77
1,834 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Jenji Kohan
See Blue and Smell Cheese and Die

#14 - See Blue and Smell Cheese and Die

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 15, 2012

Nancy and Silas chase after Shane, who has discovered the identity of Nancy's shooter. Andy attempts to bond with Jill's daughters via Roller Derby. Doug and Whit come up with a new plan after being fired from the hedge fund.

star 7.75
1,671 votes
Writers: David Holstein
Cats! Cats! Cats!

#15 - Cats! Cats! Cats!

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 22, 2011

Nancy and Andy try to put the brakes on Zoya's attempt to take over the bike shop; Silas has an encounter with some local rival dealers; and Doug must do some business with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

star 7.75
2,035 votes
Directors: Michael Trim
Writers: David Holstein
Allosaurus Crush Castle

#16 - Allosaurus Crush Castle

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 5, 2012

Nancy is ready to get her life back on track, and starts anew with a job search. Jill drops a bomb on Andy and Doug. Silas must track down the location of his stolen plants. Shane uses his superior intellect to make some extra cash at the police academy.

star 7.75
1,503 votes
Writers: Brendan Kelly
A Beam of Sunshine

#17 - A Beam of Sunshine

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 8, 2012

Nancy recovers from her bullet wound, and makes a few friends (and enemies) during her stay at the hospital. Back at the house, a romantic Andy and Jill are interrupted by Jill's husband. Silas maintains an unconventional affair with Kiku, while Shane makes new friends at the police academy. Meanwhile, Doug and Whit are pitches new business ideas.

star 7.75
1,753 votes
Directors: Michael Trim
Writers: Victoria Morrow
Fran Tarkenton

#18 - Fran Tarkenton

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 8, 2010

Nancy has a tense, one-on-one, sit-down interview with Vaughn. Andy, Shane and Warren to get more cash plus passports they'll need for the family to enter Europe. Silas continues to wrestle with the fact that Lars may be his father. Meanwhile, Doug returns to Agrestic to locate his passport.

star 7.74
2,379 votes
Directors: David Warren
Writers: Stephen Falk
No Man is Pudding

#19 - No Man is Pudding

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 14, 2008

Guillermo gives Nancy a new job and she soon finds working retail isn't as mundane as it appears on the surface. Celia's deal with Captain Till brings her dangerously close to the action. Meanwhile, having been left in the desert by Nancy, Andy finds himself with a pack of immigrants and a very unfriendly Coyote. Back at home, the boys battle an infestation of bees.

star 7.74
1,631 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Rolin Jones
Five Miles From Yetzer Hara

#20 - Five Miles From Yetzer Hara

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 19, 2012

Nancy gets promoted and takes on new responsibilities. Silas and Shane both start their new jobs. Doug recruits homeless people in an attempt to legitimize his scam shirty, while Jill breaks some upsetting news to Andy.

star 7.74
1,602 votes
Directors: Phil Abraham
Writers: David Holstein
The Three Coolers

#21 - The Three Coolers

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 7, 2008

After Bubbie's death, the entire Botwin family sits shiva (the Jewish period of mourning) for seven days. After shiva, Nancy is sent on a mission and takes Andy along with her. Now that shiva is over and Bubbie is gone, Lenny decides to sell the house. Meanwhile, Celia continues her flirtation with Captain Till, and Doug finds refuge with the Botwins.

star 7.73
1,775 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Roberto Benabib
Excellent Treasures

#22 - Excellent Treasures

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 21, 2008

Nancy follows the tunnel in the back of the maternity shop and sees something she shouldn't at the other end. Dean takes a new job, leaving Isabelle to live with Celia. Meanwhile, Silas flirts with Lisa, and Doug falls in love with a vision of beauty who washes up on the beach.

star 7.71
1,675 votes
Writers: Jenji Kohan

#23 - Unfreeze

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 12, 2012

Nancy and Silas start their new, legit and highly competitive jobs. After graduating from the police academy, Shane gets an assignment. Andy seeks employment at the local Jewish temple. Meanwhile, Doug's reckless spending comes to a complete halt.

star 7.70
1,444 votes
Directors: Perry Lang
Writers: Victoria Morrow
Cooking with Jesus

#24 - Cooking with Jesus

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 21, 2006

Nancy does her best to cope with the loss of Conrad's help, who runs into some trouble while venturing out on his own. Andy is still trying to get into rabbinical school by writing an essay on what being Jewish means to him. And Silas deals with Megan's acceptance to Princeton in his own unique way.

star 7.70
1,876 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Jenji Kohan
A Pool and His Money

#25 - A Pool and His Money

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 20, 2007

Sanjay has a new experience. Nancy gets bruised. Conrad won't do what U-Turn wants him to. Lupita still won't follow orders. Heylia's out to handle a few things. The Amber Alert is still out on Shane. Andy gets in trouble with a couple who make him for a child molester. Silas gets to talk to Shane. Celia is still having problems with her husband and daughter. Doug begs Celia to forgive him.

star 7.70
1,737 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Jenji Kohan