New Release: Weeds Season 6 and Nurse Jackie Season 2 DVD and Blu-ray

Weeds: Season 6 scene with Mary-Louise Parker

Weeds Season 6

Showtime comedy series Weeds and Nurse Jackie were released on DVD and Blu-ray on Feb. 22, 2011, in new season sets from Lionsgate.

In Weeds: Season 6, pot-selling soccer mom Nancy Botwin (Emmy- and Golden Globe-winner Mary-Louise Parker of Red) and her family are on the run … again. In an effort to go straight, they adopt new names and get jobs at a hotel. But with both the Mexican drug cartel and the FBI hot on their trail, Nancy realizes there’s only one place she can go — home.

Season six guest stars Alanis Morissette (Dogma), Linda Hamilton (TV’s Chuck) and Richard Dreyfuss (Piranha), as well as regulars Kevin Nealon (Remarkable Power), Justin Kirk (TV’s Modern Family), Hunter Parrish (It’s Complicated) and Alexander Gould (How to Eat Fried Worms).

The three-DVD set was priced at $39.98 and two-disc Blu-ray set at $39.99. Both include all 13 episodes of the season as well as these special features:

  • featurette with Kirk and Nealon
  • gag reel, interviews with the cast
  • fan question featurette
  • and audio commentary on select episodes with creator Jenji Kohan and cast and crew members.

Nurse Jackie: Season 2 Blu-ray boxNurse Jackie: Season Two was priced the same as Weeds on DVD and Blu-ray.

Emmy-winner Edie Falco (The Sopranos) returns as the titular Jackie, a quick-witted but flawed emergency room nurse juggling patients, doctors and secrets. Season two includes 12 episodes, which also star Eve Best (TV’s Prime Suspect: The Final Act), Peter Facinelli (The Twilight Saga), Paul Schulze (TV’s Law & Order) and Merritt Wever (Michael Clayton).

The special features on the DVD and Blu-ray are:

  • creator and actor commentaries
  • and two featurettes on the characters Dr. Cooper and Dr. O’Hara.

 

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Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.