Ten TV Show Characters Who Were Obviously Stoners

It still blows my mind when I hear the word "shit" on basic cable. It wasn't that long ago that the television censors were Puritanical. There was no cursing, no nudity (partial or otherwise), and there was no recreational drug use. If marijuana ever showed up, it was in an extra special episode that warned of the dangers of the devil's weed and ended with a public service announcement from Nancy Reagan or Kirk Cameron about how you should just say no.

But the inhabitants in many show's writer rooms had other thoughts on the subject. Under wisp in smoked out rooms, subversive writers created characters who were potheads that we never actually saw partaking in said substance. Here are the ten most obvious stoners in television history who never smoked pot on camera.

See also: Ten Musicians Who've Been Busted with Marijuana

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David Rolland is a freelance writer for New Times Broward-Palm Beach and Miami New Times. His novel, The End of the Century, published by Jitney Books, is available at many fine booksellers.
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