Best Cannabis Inspired TV Shows

We have compiled some of the best stoner influenced shows to watch - from cooking shows to comedies!

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Cannabis culture has been gaining mainstream acceptance and popularity in recent years, and it’s no surprise that it has also made its way into the world of television.

From comedies to dramas, there are now a variety of TV shows that feature cannabis as a central theme or incorporate it into the storylines of the characters.

In this article, we will highlight some of the best cannabis-inspired TV shows that are worth checking out. Whether you are a fan of cannabis or simply looking for a good show to watch, these TV shows offer a unique and entertaining perspective on the world of cannabis.

Cooked With Cannabis (2020)

Cooked with Cannabis (2020) on IMDb

While cooking shows like Masterchef might not be your cup of tea, Cooked with Cannabis is a cannabis TV series available on Netflix, hosted by weed enthusiast and singer, Kelis.

Different chefs compete to get the hosts and special guests (including rappers El-P and Too $hort, Top Chef winner Michael Voltaggio, Insecure actress Amanda Seales, NBA veterans John Salley and Nate Robinson, former talk-show host Ricki Lake, and RuPaul’s Drag Race runner-up Alaska Thunderfuck) high on THC and CBD infused meals.

Bong Appétit (2016 – 2019)

Bong Appétit (2016) on IMDb

Bong Appétit is a web series produced by Vice Media that aired on the online platform Munchies. The show, which ran from 2015 to 2018, focused on the intersection of food and cannabis culture, and featured a variety of chefs, mixologists, and other food and drink experts who used marijuana as a key ingredient in their dishes and drinks.

Each episode of Bong Appétit featured a different group of guests and explored a different theme or culinary tradition. The show was hosted by Abdullah Saeed (then later B-Real of Cypress Hill), a cannabis expert and former editor at Vice, and featured a rotating cast of guest chefs and mixologists who showed viewers how to create delicious and innovative cannabis-infused dishes and drinks.

Bong Appétit was known for its vibrant and colorful visual style and its focus on the creative and culinary possibilities of marijuana. The show was praised for its fun and informative approach to food and drink programming, and won a number of awards for its innovative and entertaining content.

High Maintenance (2016 – 2021)

High Maintenance (2016) on IMDb

High Maintenance is a television show that aired on the cable network HBO from 2016 to 2021. The show was created by Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld and follows the life of a Brooklyn-based cannabis delivery man known only as “The Guy,” who makes his rounds to a variety of clients throughout the city.

Each episode of High Maintenance focuses on a different character or group of characters, and explores the various ways that marijuana intersects with their lives. The show is known for its smart writing, strong performances, and compelling storylines, and has been praised by critics for its nuanced portrayal of the diverse and complex lives of its characters.

High Maintenance was nominated for a number of awards, including multiple Emmy Awards, and won a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Comedy Series. The show was praised for its unique and innovative approach to storytelling, and its ability to explore complex themes and issues in a subtle and nuanced way.

The High Court (2017)

The High Court (2017) on IMDb

The High Court is a television show that aired on Comedy Central in 2017. The show was hosted by comedian Doug Benson and featured a panel of judges who presided over a series of “trials” in which people brought their marijuana-related grievances to be resolved.

Each episode of The High Court featured a different set of judges, who heard cases involving everything from disputes between roommates over who was responsible for the marijuana stash, to arguments between friends over who had the right to use a particular strain of cannabis. The show was known for its irreverent sense of humor and its lighthearted approach to the sometimes-serious topic of marijuana use.

The High Court was not a particularly long-running cannabis TV program, and it received mixed reviews from critics. Some praised the show’s unique concept and Benson’s affable hosting style, while others found the format to be somewhat repetitive and the jokes to be hit-or-miss. Despite its relatively short run, The High Court remains a memorable and entertaining entry in the world of marijuana-themed television programming.

Weediquette (2016 – 2017)

Weediquette (2016) on IMDb

Weediquette is a television show that aired on the cable network Viceland from 2016 to 2017. The show was hosted by Krishna Andavolu and explored the various ways that marijuana is impacting society, culture, and politics around the world.

Each episode of Weediquette focused on a different aspect of the marijuana industry or culture, and featured interviews with experts, activists, and everyday people who were involved in the world of cannabis. The show covered a wide range of topics, including the science behind marijuana, the business of legal cannabis, and the ongoing fight for marijuana legalization and reform.

Weediquette was known for its informative and thought-provoking approach to the topic of marijuana, and was praised by critics for its engaging and well-researched content. The show won a number of awards for its insightful and timely coverage of the rapidly evolving world of marijuana, and remains an important and influential entry in the world of cannabis-themed programming.

Disjointed (2017 – 2018)

Disjointed (2017) on IMDb

Disjointed is a television show that aired on Netflix from 2017 to 2018. The show was created by Chuck Lorre and David Javerbaum and starred Kathy Bates as Ruth Whitefeather Feldman, the owner of a medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles.

The show followed the day-to-day operations of Ruth’s dispensary and the lives of the employees who worked there. It was known for its irreverent sense of humor and its portrayal of the various challenges and absurdities that come with running a legal marijuana business.

Disjointed received mixed reviews from critics and was not a particularly popular show during its run. Some praised its strong cast and clever writing, while others found the humor to be hit-or-miss and the storylines to be somewhat predictable. Despite its lukewarm reception, Disjointed remains a memorable and entertaining entry in the world of marijuana-themed television programming.

Weeds (2005 – 2012)

Weeds (2005) on IMDb

Weeds is a cannabis TV show that aired on the cable network Showtime from 2005 to 2012. The show was created by Jenji Kohan and follows the life of a suburban widow, Nancy Botwin, who starts selling marijuana to support her family after her husband’s untimely death.

The show is set in the fictional suburb of Agrestic, California, and follows Nancy as she navigates the challenges of being a single mother and a drug dealer. Over the course of the series, Nancy’s business becomes increasingly complicated and she is forced to deal with a variety of dangerous and difficult situations.

Weeds was known for its dark humor, complex characters, and compelling storylines, and was praised by critics for its smart writing and strong performances. The show received multiple Emmy nominations and won a number of awards, including a Golden Globe for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy.

Chopped (2021 – )

Chopped 420 (2021) on IMDb

Chopped 420 is a cooking competition show that centers around the use of cannabis, THC, and CBD in the dishes prepared by skilled chef contestants. The show explores the various ways in which marijuana can be used in cooking, as well as its medical properties and the different effects it can have on people. Throughout the show, there are comedic segments that highlight the effects of the food on the judges. While the chefs are known for their creativity in using unusual ingredients, the main focus of the series is on cannabis.

Trailer Park Boys

Trailer Park Boys (2001) on IMDb

Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian mockumentary comedy series that offers a hilariously exaggerated look into the lives of three friends, Ricky, Julian, and Bubbles, who reside in the fictional Sunnyvale Trailer Park. The show delves into their farcical schemes, comical encounters with law enforcement, and dysfunctional relationships with their neighbors. Its humor emerges from the characters’ outrageous personalities, their inept attempts at crime and get-rich-quick plans, and the absurd situations they find themselves in, all while fostering a sense of community and loyalty among the chaotic backdrop of trailer park life.


Workaholics (2011) on IMDb

Workaholics is a comedy show about three buddies, Blake, Adam, and Anders, who are college dropouts working a dead-end telemarketing job. They’re pretty much inseparable and love to dive into crazy stoner antics once the workday is done. What makes it funny? Well, these guys are terrible at being adults, whether it’s botching up at work or getting into ridiculous situations with their off-the-wall schemes. Their friendship is the glue that holds it all together, and the show serves up a mix of workplace humor, awkward social situations, and just straight-up absurdity. It’s like watching your funniest friends get into mischief, but dialed up to eleven.

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