"The Punishment Light" is the eighth episode of season one of Weeds.


The unveiling of Judah's headstone brings out the worst in everyone; Shane bites his opponent's foot in a Karate tournament match, but the boy's dad and Nancy still manage to hit it off; while the family is away at the tournament, Andy and Doug shoot up the house trying to catch a rat; Celia and Dean take advantage of a day by themselves to hash out their marital issues; Nancy finally finds out who's been threatening her with pennies, but their dramatic confrontation takes an unexpected twist.

Cast and CrewEdit

Main CastEdit

Mary-Louise Parker - Nancy Botwin
Elizabeth Perkins - Celia Hodes
Tonye Patano - Heylia James
Romany Malco - Conrad Shepard
Justin Kirk - Andy Botwin
Hunter Parrish - Silas Botwin
Alexander Gould - Shane Botwin
Kevin Nealon - Doug Wilson

Supporting CastEdit

Renee Victor - Lupita
Allie Grant - Isabelle Hodes
Remy Auberjonois - Mr. Albin
Meital Dohan - Yael Hoffman
Martin Donovan - Peter Scottson
Vincent Laresca - Alejandro
Andy Milder - Dean Hodes
Daryl Sabara - Tim Scottson
Paul St. Denis - Himself
Shoshannah Stern - Megan Beals


Directed By:
Robert Berlinger

Written By:
Rolin Jones

Episode NavigationEdit

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Preceded by
"Higher Education"
Season One Episodes Followed by
"The Punishment Lighter"