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The Best Episodes of Weeds

Every episode of Weeds ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Weeds!

After the unexpected death of her husband, a suburban mom resorts to selling weed to support her family.


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The best episode of "Weeds" is "Pittsburgh", rated 8.9/10 from 1134 user votes. It was directed by Craig Zisk and written by Jenji Kohan. "Pittsburgh" aired on 10/30/2006 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Theoretical Love Is Not Dead".

  • Pittsburgh
    8.9/10 1,134 votes

    #1 - Pittsburgh

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2006-10-30

    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.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Jenji Kohan

  • Theoretical Love Is Not Dead
    8.6/10 762 votes

    #2 - Theoretical Love Is Not Dead

    Season 6 Episode 13 - Aired 2010-11-15

    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.

    Director: Scott Ellis

    Writer: Jenji Kohan

  • All About My Mom
    8.4/10 767 votes

    #3 - All About My Mom

    Season 5 Episode 13 - Aired 2009-08-31

    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.

    Director: Scott Ellis

    Writer: Jenji Kohan

  • The Godmother
    8.3/10 968 votes

    #4 - The Godmother

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2005-10-10

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

    Director: Lev L. Spiro

    Writer: Jenji Kohan

  • If You Work For a Living, Then Why Do You Kill Yourself Working?
    8.3/10 738 votes

    #5 - If You Work For a Living, Then Why Do You Kill Yourself Working?

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2008-09-15

    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.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Jenji Kohan

  • Yeah, Just Like Tomatoes
    8.2/10 813 votes

    #6 - Yeah, Just Like Tomatoes

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2006-10-23

    Peter isn't happy about the nickname "Agent Wonderbread" and he lets Nancy and Conrad know so with a convinving threat. Nancy looks to other people in the business for help. Kat's got a secret and Shane's girlfriend doesn't like her. Heylia has a plan.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Roberto Benabib, Matthew Salsberg

  • Go
    8.2/10 780 votes

    #7 - Go

    Season 3 Episode 15 - Aired 2007-11-19

    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.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Jenji Kohan

  • Last Tango In Agrestic
    8.1/10 841 votes

    #8 - Last Tango In Agrestic

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2006-08-28

    While Nancy is trying to figure out what do with Peter, she comes home to problems of plumbing that are related to Shane and his arrival into puberty. Celia enrolls Isabelle in boot camp and ends up getting sucked into it herself. Heylia is interested in a Nation of Islam member and his bean pies.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: Roberto Benabib

  • Mrs. Botwin's Neighborhood
    8.1/10 823 votes

    #9 - Mrs. Botwin's Neighborhood

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2006-09-11

    Isabelle is auditioning for the Huskeroo ads afterall. Once Celia sees that Isabelle has an opportunity to go national she may change her mind about Isabelle's involvement. Celia is still campaigning and is starting to wonder what Nancy does during all of her "free time" as a widowed housewife. Conrad lays out the details of the operations of their Armenian neighbors and Nancy comes up with a plan. Silas may have more to deal with than a baby on the way. Shane finally starts to fit in at school. Heylia prepares for her first date with Joseph.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Rolin Jones

  • MILF Money
    8.1/10 817 votes

    #10 - MILF Money

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2006-10-02

    Conrad and Nancy take their product to be tested in the market. They run into some upscale clients on the way. Celia tries to get Dean to help her with a speech that she must give in front of some kids as the new City Councilwoman. Celia wants to close a dog park. Nancy goes to invest some of her cash in jewelry. Heylia finds out that Nancy and Conrad are working together on their own seperate venture and she lets them know that she knows.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Shawn Schepps

  • Doing the Backstroke
    8.1/10 857 votes

    #11 - Doing the Backstroke

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2007-08-13

    After being threatened by U-Turn and The Armenians, Nancy goes in search of Silas and her hijacked pot. Meanwhile, Celia has Silas arrested for stealing her "Drug Free Zone" signs. Nancy visits him in jail only to discover that the pot is still in his car - the one that Celia has just driven away in.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Jenji Kohan

  • He Taught Me How to Drive By
    8.0/10 762 votes

    #12 - He Taught Me How to Drive By

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2007-09-24

    With U-Turn's timely demise Nancy and Conrad check the status on their debts and then they check in with each other. Someone is pregnant and they are keeping it. Doug continues to try to sabotage Celia and Celia continues to sabotage Nancy. Nancy celebrates something. Silas begins spending more time with Tara.

    Director: Paul Feig

    Writer: Matthew Salsberg

  • Protection
    8.0/10 700 votes

    #13 - Protection

    Season 3 Episode 14 - Aired 2007-11-12

    Nancy has another full week of trouble to deal with and Doug isn't helping. Heylia teaches Celia.

    Director: Randall Zisk

    Writer: Roberto Benabib

  • No Man is Pudding
    8.0/10 681 votes

    #14 - No Man is Pudding

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2008-07-14

    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.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Rolin Jones

  • Boomerang
    8.0/10 612 votes

    #15 - Boomerang

    Season 6 Episode 5 - Aired 2010-09-20

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

    Director: Scott Ellis

    Writer: Jenji Kohan

  • Cooking With Jesus
    7.9/10 838 votes

    #16 - Cooking With Jesus

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2006-08-21

    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.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Jenji Kohan

  • A.K.A The Plant
    7.9/10 811 votes

    #17 - A.K.A The Plant

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2006-09-04

    Nancy takes on an alias to help Conrad set up the grow house. Isabelle get approached to be a model. Interesting things happen to Celia while she's on the campaign trail. Shane makes an attempt to fit in at his school. Andy takes Shane to a massage parlor. Shane gets a surprise and Silas has one as well.

    Director: Lev L. Spiro

    Writer: Matthew Salsberg

  • Risk
    7.9/10 695 votes

    #18 - Risk

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2007-11-05

    Nancy tries out a new source but it doesn't go so well. Conrad and Nancy are having some good interplay. Heylia and Vaneeta like the new neighborhood. Celia is angry.

    Director: Paul Feig

    Writer: Rolin Jones

  • Till We Meet Again
    7.9/10 637 votes

    #19 - Till We Meet Again

    Season 4 Episode 12 - Aired 2008-09-08

    A fed up Nancy squeals to the DEA to bust the tunnel while she plays it cool with Esteban. Embracing rehab, Celia sets out to make amends with her family. Andy succumbs to Maria's advances, and later comes clean to Doug. Shane impresses his girlfriends with his drug scoring abilities.

    Director: Michael Trim

    Writer: Rolin Jones

  • Good Shit Lollipop
    7.8/10 1,082 votes

    #20 - Good Shit Lollipop

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2005-08-22

    A mountain lion is on the prowl in Agrestic, but it's the medical marijuana facility that is causing the most havoc in Nancy's life. Faced with the dilemma of having to compete, Nancy has to get cooking. Silas makes a move on Megan causing him some colourful problems of his own and Celia and Isabel's war over weight issues gets dirty.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Jenji Kohan, Roberto Benabib

  • Lude Awakening
    7.8/10 981 votes

    #21 - Lude Awakening

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2005-09-05

    Nancy gets a reality check about what a life of crime can entail. Andy acts like a fool and gets arrested. Celia tries alternative methods to deal with her breast cancer. She also steps out of her box and bonds with children. Shane gets in trouble at school. Again.

    Director: Lee Rose

    Writer: Devon Shepard

  • The Punishment Lighter
    7.8/10 895 votes

    #22 - The Punishment Lighter

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2005-10-03

    Nancy gets busted and Heylia teaches her about a $14,000 lesson. Doug and Celia make kitchen talk. The kids have daddy problems during diversity week. Bread-sticks and Scones, Nancy's bakery, opens and doesn't start off so well. And Celia retakes the PTA by way of a technicality.

    Director: Paul Feig

    Writer: Matthew Salsberg

  • Crush Girl Love Panic
    7.8/10 803 votes

    #23 - Crush Girl Love Panic

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2006-09-18

    Conrad is beginning to grow suspicious of Nancy's actions after the bust on the grow houses. Shane joins the debate team at school. Celia gets in the way when Isabelle goes to shoot her Huskeroos commercial. Isabelle talks to Doug about something she doesn't want her mother to know about. Nancy has a surprise for the men in her life.

    Director: Tucker Gates

    Writer: Devon Shepard

  • Mile Deep and a Foot Wide
    7.8/10 793 votes

    #24 - Mile Deep and a Foot Wide

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2006-10-16

    Heylia treats Nancy like the trash that she thinks she is. Peter's captain looks over his notes on the DEA bust. Celia and Doug's relationship hasn't changed since last week. Andy's ex-girlfriend, Kat, shows up.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Rolin Jones

  • Bill Sussman
    7.8/10 729 votes

    #25 - Bill Sussman

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2007-09-10

    After going AWOL from the military Andy turns up in camouflage. The city council works with Sullivan. Shane goes to summer school in Majestic. Nancy's involvement with U-Turn becomes more entrenched and Silas has business ideas. Sullivan asks Nancy to hold a cocktail party.

    Director: Craig Zisk

    Writer: Rolin Jones