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Big Love: Pilot

Bill Henrickson, who is a Utah businessman and polygamist, is planning on opening another home-improvement mega store. At the same time, he is trying to tend to the needs of his three wives. He also receives news from his brother of his father's failing health. Not to mention that Roman, his second wife's father, has decided the time is perfect to confront him about a business deal.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x1
Production Number: 101
Airdate: Sunday March 12th, 2006
Special Airtime: 10:00 pm

Alternate Airdates:

AU (SBS ONE) Jun 03, 2007

  • Currently 8.6/10
8.6/10 (5 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Doan Ly
As Jordan
Garrett Gray
As Raymond Henrickson
Lawrence O'Donnell, Jr.
As Lee Hatcher
Lyndsy Fonseca
As Donna
Margaret Easley
As April Blessing
Mary Kay Place
As Adaleen Grant
Matt Ross
As Alby Grant
Spencer Gray (1)
As Raymond Henrickson
Tina Majorino
As Heather Tuttle
Bradley James
As Delivery Man
Joseph Edward Taylor
As Ad Man (as Joe Tayolr)
Wesley Harris
As Doctor
Episode Notes
An on-screen note at the end of the episode read: According to a joint report issued by the Utah and Arizona Attorney General's Offices, July, 2005, approximately 20.000 to 40.000 or more people currently practice polygamy in the United States.

The Mormon Church officially banned the practice of polygamy in 1890.

Episode Quotes
Margene: Does that mean you miss me more?
Bill: Officially... I miss you guys all the same.

Bill: (about his father) He's gotta get to a doctor.
Lois: No! Remember when he got his fingers caught in the fan? You said doctors and he was fine!
Bill: He needed 23 stitches!

Warning: Big Love season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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