'Weeds' Season 8 Teaser Celebrates Cannabis Counterculture


'Weeds' Season 8 Teaser Celebrates Cannabis Counterculture


The promo video wishes a 'happy 4/20', which refers to a day when people gather to celebrate and consume cannabis.

It's still months away from the return date of "Weeds", but Showtime has debuted a teaser for the upcoming eighth season. Not sharing any new footage, the video is made to wish a "happy 4/20", a term closely related to cannabis subculture as well as the show's plot.

In it, the likes of Doug, Silas and Shane are looking ecstatic while being surrounded by floating money and leaves. Nancy, meanwhile, does not appear until the end of the video in which she gives a mysterious gaze.

"4/20" itself is a codeword first used by teenagers in San Rafael, California in 1971 which means pot-smoking in general. April 20 has since evolved into a counterculture holiday, where people gather to celebrate and consume cannabis.

"Weeds" season 8 will premiere Sunday, July 1 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on Showtime.



© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes Spotted on Rare Outing With Their Kids
  2. Does Sebastian Stan Tease His Return as Winter Soldier in 'Avengers: Infinity War'?
  3. Angelina Jolie Is Ready to Move Into New $25M Mansion After Brad Pitt Split
  4. Mariah Carey Flashes Skimpy Thong at Dinner With Twins Moroccan and Monroe
  5. Avril Lavigne Is NOT Dead and Replaced by a Clone, New Album Is on the Way
  6. George Clooney and Amal Are Hiding Out to Prepare for Her Labor
  7. Sasheer Zamata Quits 'SNL' After Four Seasons
  8. Russell Wilson Calls Himself 'Papa' in Sweet Birthday Message for Ciara's Son Future Jr.
  9. 'Mamma Mia!' Sequel 'Here We Go Again!' Is in the Works
  10. Billy Crudup Drops Out of 'The Flash' Movie

CELEBS PHOTO