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'Weeds' Canceled by Showtime; Season 8 Will Be the Show's Last


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#1 OFFLINE   oldschoolecw

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 12:09 PM

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 03:05 PM

Seems reasonable particularly if they have a good wrap up episode.

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 06:00 PM

wow, that's odd. It's one of their top shows.

I just hope either Jenji knew ahead of time or SHO is giving her time to re-write/re-shoot.
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Posted 14 June 2012 - 06:36 PM

Seems reasonable particularly if they have a good wrap up episode.


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Posted 15 June 2012 - 07:53 AM

They probably should have ended last season, but they didn't have a proper ending.

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Posted 15 June 2012 - 08:10 AM

Although I'm a huge fan of the series, I'm not too disappointed (or surprised) by this announcement. It feels like the right time to wrap up the series.

I subscribed to Showtime just to watch the previous season and might do it again for the new season of Weeds. Even though I don't think it's been as good the past few years as in the beginning, it's still terrific.

As wild as the story lines have been in the past, I look forward to seeing how crazy they get when the writers aren't worried about carrying the show into the next season. :-)

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Posted 15 June 2012 - 08:16 AM

Wow Showtime got it wrong in their own press release. Nancy didn't burn down the town, Guillermo did when he started the fire in the grow field. Nancy just burned down her house to get rid of the evidence. Hope we get to hear "Little Boxes" again in the final season sometime.

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 09:37 AM

Seems reasonable particularly if they have a good wrap up episode.


Or a good roll up, as the case may be...
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Posted 16 June 2012 - 01:58 PM

Or a good roll up, as the case may be...


O! Bada-bing! Good one! Not close to the dubious set of reasons...
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Posted 17 June 2012 - 11:12 AM

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 01:08 PM

Weeds started out great and after around the 3rd season it really got dumb. It became much to dark. I still watch it but "The Big C" kinda took it's place as my favorite. Now "Big C" season 3, just like Weeds, started losing it's direction. It seems 2 seasons are good enough for most of these type of shows before they start losing their originality. After season 2 they just look for stuff to drag them out and play off their previous popularity.

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Posted 20 June 2012 - 10:35 AM

Hopefully the final season is better than the last.

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 09:14 PM

Anyone watch tonight's Weeds yet? I'm glad to see the original theme song back.

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 09:34 PM

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Actually, this isn't exactly true. This has been common knowledge when they got their 8th season renewal last year. It was up in the air for a long time, so the show's creator wrote each of the last two season's finale as being the final episodes, and then only to be renewed again. This time the producer renewed is for an eighth and final season, while also getting a contract with Lionsgate for future shows that may be developed. This is a mutual idea.

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Posted 02 July 2012 - 10:52 AM

Anyone watch tonight's Weeds yet? I'm glad to see the original theme song back.


It was OK, I was hoping for more of a mystery on the shooting and was surprised how quickly they reveled who the shooter is

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Posted 02 July 2012 - 04:13 PM

It was OK, I was hoping for more of a mystery on the shooting and was surprised how quickly they reveled who the shooter is


Hang tight. Things do start rolling within the next couple of weeks...

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 04:10 PM

They've got to out with a bang or something. Everybody in the house and it gets blown up or something. That would definitely be an ending lol
I'm wondering if they're not going to put Nancy and Andy together in the final episode? FINALLY lol Maybe they get drunk and have sex, and Nancy's pregnant AGAIN (I'd DEMAND a DNA test though lol)

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 04:36 PM

They've got to out with a bang or something. Everybody in the house and it gets blown up or something. That would definitely be an ending lol
I'm wondering if they're not going to put Nancy and Andy together in the final episode? FINALLY lol Maybe they get drunk and have sex, and Nancy's pregnant AGAIN (I'd DEMAND a DNA test though lol)


Have you not watched the most recent episode?
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Posted 11 September 2012 - 04:37 PM

Have you not watched the most recent episode?


Oh boy, what have I missed? lol (No, I DON'T want spoilers lol) It's still sitting on my HR34, if I get a chance to watch it. Actually, was kinda thinking about watching it and the hour long finale all at once.

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 04:55 PM

Oh boy, what have I missed? lol (No, I DON'T want spoilers lol) It's still sitting on my HR34, if I get a chance to watch it. Actually, was kinda thinking about watching it and the hour long finale all at once.


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Posted 17 September 2012 - 02:22 AM

Beautiful ending to a beautiful show. Weeds will truly be missed. I really enjoyed the final scene, and overall I think the finale did offer some closure that we didn't get last year in season 7.

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 06:10 AM

Weeds started out great and after around the 3rd season it really got dumb. It became much to dark. I still watch it but "The Big C" kinda took it's place as my favorite. Now "Big C" season 3, just like Weeds, started losing it's direction. It seems 2 seasons are good enough for most of these type of shows before they start losing their originality. After season 2 they just look for stuff to drag them out and play off their previous popularity.

I'd tend to agree with those overall assessments.
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Posted 17 September 2012 - 09:04 AM

I never got into Weeds, but my wife did and I'm sure she'll miss it. I like to watch Dexter instead, although it's getting a bit long-in-the-tooth also.

Maybe Showtime is starting to revamp their original line-up in order to compete with the likes of Boardwalk Empire, Boss or Magic City. I don't think they can make a good showing of it with just Homeland as a flagship of sorts.
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Posted 17 September 2012 - 04:10 PM

I like to watch Dexter instead, although it's getting a bit long-in-the-tooth also.

Its also been confirmed that Season 8 will be the final season of Dexter. Which would be next years season.

Dexter Season 8 will be the last; producers know exactly how it's going to end (may contain spoilers)

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 01:05 AM

Beautiful ending to a beautiful show. Weeds will truly be missed. I really enjoyed the final scene, and overall I think the finale did offer some closure that we didn't get last year in season 7.


We really agree. Thought it was the best finale in recent years. Not as good as, say, M*A*S*H back when, but well done.

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