Big Love

Big Love

Big Love is a show about family, albeit an atypical one and explores the institution of marriage in today's society.

Bill is a polygamist businessman with three wives: Barbara, Nicki and Margene. He also is the father of seven children. They live in adjacent houses with a common backyard, so Bill is on a regular rotation with each. The only problem is that polygamy is illegal in Utah where they live and has been banned by Mormon Church.

Bill quickly discovers that his life is about to become more challenging when one of his fathers-in-law, Roman, who happens to head one of the most powerful polygamist communes where his parents live, wants Bill to give the commune more money after he decides to open a third home improvement store.

Episode Info

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Bill faces the threat of going to jail as he scrambles to plan for his family's future and makes a last-ditch effort to save face in the senate. Meanwhile, Margene mulls a change of scenery.

Barb considers joining another church; Ben enlists an unlikely ally to connect with Heather; and Don delivers bad news about Home Plus to Bill.

Bill PaxtonBill Paxton
As Bill Henrickson
Jeanne TripplehornJeanne Tripplehorn
As Barbara "Barb" Henrickson
Chloë SevignyChloë Sevigny
As Nicolette "Nicki" Grant
Ginnifer GoodwinGinnifer Goodwin
As Margene Henrickson
Douglas SmithDouglas Smith
As Ben Henrickson
Grace ZabriskieGrace Zabriskie
As Lois Henrickson
Mary Kay PlaceMary Kay Place
As Adaleen Grant
Matt RossMatt Ross
As Alby Grant
Cassi ThomsonCassi Thomson
As Cara Lynn
Bruce DernBruce Dern
As Frank Harlow



Reviews: 2
Keeping an open mind...Rating: 4 likes, 2 dislikes

This series is most certainly not something that you would ever expect it to be. The dynamic relationships of each character in the show and each individual storyline will keep viewers of any type interested and involved. Read more

Review posted on Monday, August 20th 2007 at 5:35 am


Reviews: 2
Not what you would expect...Rating: 4 likes, 0 dislikes

This show is nothing like what I was expecting going into it. From the previews and the hype I was anticipating an annoying wannabe family -drama revoloving around the religious and annoying sect of polygamist. But being an HBO series I had to tune it for the first episode atleast (I try to check everything out). But something very odd happend after watching the first episode - I wanted more. So I tuned into the next episode, and the next episode and before I knew it HBO had me hooked on yet another series. Read more

Review posted on Tuesday, November 7th 2006 at 7:01 pm


Reviews: 2
Big Love Comedy/Drama?????????Rating: 2 likes, 0 dislikes

This was a novelty if not a bit ridiculous, but with the label comedy/Drama that's about the funniest thing about it, This show has went from mildly interesting to totally unbelievable not to mention a total BORE but then its is American what can you say (only in America) THANK GOD lets hope it stays there. Read more

Review posted on Monday, March 14th 2011 at 3:49 pm

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Recurring Guests

Keegan Holst as Wayne Henrickson (25 eps)
Garrett Gray as Raymond Henrickson (24 eps)
Mary Kay Place as Adaleen Grant (18 eps)
Audrey Wasilewski as Pam Martin (15 eps)
Spencer Gray (1) as Raymond Henrickson (15 eps)
Tina Majorino as Heather Tuttle (12 eps)
Aaron Paul as Scott (11 eps)
Wendy Phillips as Peg Embry (10 eps)
Matt Ross as Alby Grant (10 eps)
Sarah Jones (1) as Brynn (9 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Status: Ended
Network: HBO ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: March 12, 2006
Ended: March 20, 2011
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