'Weeds' Nancy Botwin: 'She never does the expected'

"Weeds" costume designer Linda Bass is very sad that Season 8 will be the series' last."It's my all-time favorite show," she tells Zap2it. "It is like dessert after a meal. I started in the fourth season, and what struck me about the first three is the thing I loved about Nancy (played by Mary-Louise Parker) is she is so brave in her clothes choices. She can be in the most precarious situation wearing a see-through blouse. She is very body confident, and it didn't matter where she found herself; it always came through."Bass has a unique approach to dressing Nancy."I read the script and think logically what Nancy would wear," she says, "and then I always have to turn it around 360. She never does the expected; she does the unexpected, and she puts the Nancy twist on everything. It gets her in trouble a lot of the time, but it's why she ends up...



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