August 17, 2010

‘Weeds’ recap: The Botwins hit the road

“Weeds,” Season 6, Episode 1: “Thwack” When we last saw the Botwins, Shane had just murdered Pilar with a croquet mallet. Season 6 premiered last night and picked up right where last season left off. Luckily Shane’s (Alexander Gould) voice is still changing to match last season. Nancy (Mary Louise Parker) freaks out in her […]

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November 15, 2009

Toasting TV’s most dysfunctional families

The holidays are upon us. It’s almost time to eat too much and then retreat to a private corner before Uncle Gus again starts asking why you don’t have a girlfriend. Hey, I didn’t say that’s a question I’m familiar with. But many families put those kinds of questions on the table. Right next to […]

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September 1, 2009

‘Weeds’ review: Slow season pays off in the end

I joined Hollywood Hills during the middle of “Weeds,” so I never started a weekly review, so I thought I’d review the entire season now, following Monday’s season finale. The Showtime drama started its season with Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker) in trouble once again. That’s the ongoing theme of this show. She got out of her […]

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