Mary Louise Parker & 'Weeds' Enjoy Season 6 Premiere Tonight
Mary Louise Parker in the role of Nancy, prepares to take her family on the run again in the Season 6 premiere of 'Weeds' on Showtime. This time, though Andy (Justin Kirk) has doubts.About WeedsWeeds is an American drama television series created by Jenji Kohan in 2005, and produced by Lionsgate Television for the Showtime cable television network. The show revolves around Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker), a newly widowed suburbanite mother of two, who has turned to selling marijuana to support her family after her husband unexpectedly dies. Over the course of the show, Nancy is involved in illegal activities on a larger scale; the first three seasons deal mainly with selling and growing marijuana locally, in later seasons the show features the smuggling of more general contraband from Mexico to the United States and the dubious machinations of an election campaign for the Mexican state of Baja's governorship. The show also stars Nancy's former neighbor, Celia Hodes (Elizabeth Perkins); Nancy's eldest son, Silas (Hunter Parrish); Nancy's youngest son and Silas' brother, Shane (Alexander Gould); Celia's youngest daughter and Shane's later friend, Isabelle (Allie Grant); Nancy's brother-in-law and the boys' uncle, Andy Botwin (Justin Kirk); and Nancy's friend and accountant, Doug Wilson (Kevin Nealon).