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Patrick Sun

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Weeds is back for its 4th season. The family has moved towards Judah's family. Celia is left holding the bag. Nancy is moving on with her drug operation in the new locale for the time being. Can't say the season opener was much more than average, but it was a decent transitional episode to kick-start the show in a different spot.
 

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This show keeps going places I don't really want it to, but the addition of Albert Brooks I love, and the way they all turned on Celia was great. I'm at least enjoying the opening for this season on its own, instead of feeling like it's a chore waiting for things to get back to "normal" for the first few episodes.
 

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BTW, this episode features the last time we'll hear the song "Little Boxes" as they are revamping the title credits and changing up the music. We'll find out next week how the new opening goes.
 

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I have'nt finished my Blu ray of S3 yet, but I'm wondering how they can continue with this series, especailly if it moves from Agrestic. After all Nancy's been thru and have escaped from, you'd think she's take a legit job especially as it's shown she can apply her dealer "talents" in a real job arena. I kinda felt sorry for her predicaments but that's getting less and less. Interesting to see where this series heads.
 

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She doesn't want a legit job. When the series started, we were presented with basically a housewife who started selling pot out of desperation when her husband died leaving her with no money and mounting debts. At this point, she's a drug dealer, not matter how cute or well spoken she is. For me, that's been the point of the last season or two. She's put her family at risk because she loves the buzz, money, and probably freedom associated with what she's doing. Leaving that and going somewhere to take orders for a lot less money isn't where she's been. She may have been a housewife, but there's always been a little more in her beneath the surface, which is why she succeeded at being a dealer in the first place. Of course she could decide to change for the sake of her family, but it's just as likely she won't.
 

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I'm just hoping that the show returns to be as funny as it was the first two seasons. "Weeds" is starting to remind me of "MASH": the first brace of seasons were straightforward comedy with elements of drama, and "evolved" into a drama with elements of comedy for the last seasons (but you already knew that).

I thought the third season was a bummer for the most part, and it looks like we might be in for more of the same this time around. I wish Zooey Deschanel stuck around. Her character was hilarious.
 

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Love Albert Brooks ("I'm just not sure you're mine...").

I think the writers have an opportunity to revive this show - I hope they do.

As for MASH, any episode with Wayne Rogers rates among the best TV ever. After Wayne Rogers (and McLean Stevenson) left, it was a rapid downhill slide.
 

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I'm not entirely sure about where this is going, but its not horrible. Though do they really need to so constantly throw threats at her? Some of the funniest parts of the show were when things were going perfectly fine.
 

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Exactly! Andy's relationship with the ridiculously hot Israeli girl and "dalliance" in the porn industry, Zooey Deschanel as the out-of-control ex-girlfriend, medical marijuana "boutiques," Silas' deaf girlfriend (I REALLY miss her the most); these were some of the reasons I found the first two seasons to be arresting televison.

I didn't dig Nancy's involvement with the "gangsta" drug-dealer that encompassed the first half of last season at all, and the "tone" of the show changed. I don't care how "unlikeable" Celia may be, I think she's a great character (she looks hot sometimes, too), and it's disheartening to see her reduced to being someone's "prison bitch."
 

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Another thoroughly average episode, as far as I'm concerned. I don't know if there's been any laugh-out-loud moments really in the new season, seems they're changing it from mostly comedy with a little bit of drama to mostly drama with a little bit of comedy and I don't think its working entirely.
 

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Other than Albert Brooks I have not been impressed with the 4th season at all.
The running to the border plotline has gotten old already and the Celia Prison storyline was uneventful.
Plus Nancy getting a pillow to kill Grandma? Really mean spirited.
 

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So far I am not thrilled with this season. Nancy was way more naive than she should have been on her border crossing "test" - after all she's been though she should be a little more savvy. Celia knows where Nancy's living, it should be no problem to alert the DEA and let them stake out the place, but I'm sure they'll come up with some contrived way out of it.

Albert Brooks is a great addition to the cast, though.
 

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I keep watching, hoping it'll get better again, and it pretty much stays exactly the same, completely mediocre.
 

Patrick Sun

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Looks like Albert Brooks is off the show for now. I'm also feeling nothing more than tepidness towards this season so far.
 

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I liked this episode. The "shiva" bit was very funny, and the only time I laughed out loud this season so far...
 

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Wow, I was very pleasantly surprised this week. I thought this one was great, especially compared to the absolute garbage so far this year.
 

Patrick Sun

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My mouth hurt and then my knee. This show is bringing the pain again.

Anyhow, decent reboot, finally.
 

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