Big Love (2006–2011)

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A polygamist and his relationship with his three wives.

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 Bill Henrickson / ... (53 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Barb Henrickson / ... (53 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Nicolette Grant / ... (53 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Margene Heffman / ... (53 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Ben Henrickson (53 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Lois Henrickson (53 episodes, 2006-2011)
Keegan Holst ...
 Wayne Henrickson (50 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Alby Grant (49 episodes, 2006-2011)
Garrett Gray ...
 Raymond Henrickson (49 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Don Embry (46 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Sarah Henrickson (44 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Joey Henrickson (43 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Wanda Henrickson / ... (43 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Adaleen Grant (42 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Roman Grant (39 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Rhonda Volmer (31 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Frank Harlow (29 episodes, 2006-2011)
Jolean Wejbe ...
 Tancy Henrickson / ... (26 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Heather Tuttle (26 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 JoDean Marquart / ... (25 episodes, 2007-2010)
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A polygamist and his relationship with his three wives.

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The show's fictional fundamentalist group, the "United Effort Brotherhood", is in some ways similar to and was largely inspired by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints whose financial and legal wing is called the "United Effort Plan". The FLDS is one of the most prolific and well-known remaining groups of polygamists claiming to be the successors of the original LDS church. See more »

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Barb has a list of everyone's birthdays and social security numbers that she uses to find out information about one of her sister-wives. However, in some episodes the birth years listed do not match the ages given for the characters. At least two of the birthdays [for Nicolette and Margene] are the actual birthdays of the actresses and not the characters. The birth year given for Barb would make her the same age as Nikki, but she is clearly portrayed as being about 10 years older. See more »

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Written by Brian Wilson and Tony Asher
Performed by The Beach Boys
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A tricky premise, handled with charm
30 April 2006 | by (L A.) – See all my reviews

I was curious about this series because I like Paxton, Sevigny and Tina Majorino in particular, and also Harry Dean Stanton (whom I got to see play blues at the Mint, in L.A., a couple of years ago - got his autograph that night as well, which was very cool). I don't agree with 'the principle', but I do like the series.

They've taken a potentially combustible premise and managed to make it charming and almost 'normal' - after a few episodes, it didn't seem odd at all that Bill has more than one wife. I like the interaction between the characters, the women in particular, and the side-story involving Bruce Dern is hilarious and tragic at the same time. They're walking a fine line here, and I would say, after viewing 2 seasons' worth of episodes now, they're pulling it off magnificently.


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