Originally Posted by natrone06
Imo Weeds changes pretty dramatically as the seasons progress. Season 1 is great and possibly on par with breaking bad. As the show continues though it gets more and more ridiculous losing a lot of its heart and suddleties that made it good.
+1 I thought it really went downhilll for the reasons specified here. The characters in Weeds have mostly become joke delivery machines. It's a sitcom without a laugh track now, and not very good.
Breaking Bad is a completely different kind of show, with the only point of similarity being drug dealing. Also, Breaking Bad is visually interesting, which Weeds isn't. BB is about what people will do when desperation challenges their values. In Weeds, Nancy seems to have no values, which makes her surprising behaviors less interesting.