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Big Love 

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A polygamist and his relationship with his three wives.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Bill Paxton ...  Bill Henrickson 53 episodes, 2006-2011
Jeanne Tripplehorn ...  Barb Henrickson 53 episodes, 2006-2011
Chloë Sevigny ...  Nicolette Grant 53 episodes, 2006-2011
Ginnifer Goodwin ...  Margene Heffman 53 episodes, 2006-2011
Douglas Smith ...  Ben Henrickson 53 episodes, 2006-2011
Grace Zabriskie ...  Lois Henrickson 53 episodes, 2006-2011
Keegan Holst Keegan Holst ...  Wayne Henrickson 50 episodes, 2006-2011
Matt Ross ...  Alby Grant 49 episodes, 2006-2011
Garrett Fraye Garrett Fraye ...  Raymond Henrickson 49 episodes, 2006-2011
Joel McKinnon Miller ...  Don Embry 46 episodes, 2006-2011
Amanda Seyfried ...  Sarah Henrickson 44 episodes, 2006-2011
Shawn Doyle ...  Joey Henrickson 43 episodes, 2006-2010
Melora Walters ...  Wanda Henrickson 43 episodes, 2006-2010
Mary Kay Place ...  Adaleen Grant 42 episodes, 2006-2011
Harry Dean Stanton ...  Roman Grant 39 episodes, 2006-2010
Daveigh Chase ...  Rhonda Volmer 32 episodes, 2006-2011
Bruce Dern ...  Frank Harlow 29 episodes, 2006-2011
Jolean Wejbe Jolean Wejbe ...  Tancy Henrickson / ... 26 episodes, 2006-2009
Tina Majorino ...  Heather Tuttle 26 episodes, 2006-2011
Mireille Enos ...  JoDean Marquart / ... 25 episodes, 2007-2010
Gavin Kent ...  Lester Henrickson / ... 22 episodes, 2007-2011
Ethan Kent ...  Lester / ... 22 episodes, 2007-2011
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A polygamist and his relationship with his three wives.

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Trivia

Sarah is the oldest of the Henrickson children. In real life, Amanda Seyfried is 6 months younger than Douglas Smith. See more »

Goofs

Barb has a list of everyone's birthdays and social security numbers. However, in some episodes the birth years listed do not match the ages given for the characters. Nikki and Margene's birthdays are actually the birthdays of the actresses playing them. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.173 (2010) 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 Rogue-32See 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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12 March 2006 (USA) See more »

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