WEEDS “Cats! Cats! Cats!” Review

WEEDS "Cats! Cats! Cats!" Season 7 Episode 9 – The thing you can glean from this bizarre episode of Weeds is that the show has not changed, and cannot change, where Nancy is concerned. So at the end of last week’s episode, a variety of problems rose up: Nancy’s pyromaniac girlfriend from prison was making out with her, threatening her boss whom Nancy was also making out with while a deliveryof weed came to the house, all under the watchful ears of the SEC, who’d tapped Nancy. So the question was: how could Nancy possibly get out of this one?

Quite easily, it would seem. Adrian Quinn left to an island starting with B, Nancy burned down his place and pretended to put the blame on her girlfriend, who fled the Vermont without a peep. Then just as the SEC guy picked up the phone to call the DEA and send Nancy back to prison, Doug pops in randomly espousing a bunch of jargon about some hokey charges. It could have been funnier, and there was an element of satire ("We do not fuck around in the SEC!") but it was just so gimmicky, had zero stakes to it, and above all else it was frustrating to see Nancy basically hit the restart button for the umpteenth time. Read More...



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