WEEDS “Fingers Only Meat Banquet” Review

WEEDS "Fingers Only Meat Banquet" Season 7 Episode 5 – When Jill calls with the date set for a custody hearing, Nancy drags Silas across the country to act as her character witness, only to find out that she’s been played. Whilst other shows might handle this turn of events with melodrama, Weeds, typically, stays far away from its characters-sometimes too far, I think-for the emotional impact. This opposition to angst and phony melodrama is one of Weeds‘ greatest assets and it’s one of the things I love best about the show. Do I wish that we got a little more emotion? Sure. I think Weeds has ‘earned’ it at this stage, and seeing Silas telling the judge that Nancy isn’t the world’s greatest mother but she’s not half bad at the same time was a situation which could have really been a "moment" for the show. Unfortunately it wasn’t-that moment came just a few minutes later, and it was a total laugh out loud, punch the air kinda thing. Read More...



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