Big Love

10 Worst Episodes of Big Love

The story of Bill Henrickson and his life in suburban Salt Lake City, balancing the needs of his three wives -- Barb, Nicki and Margene-- their seven kids, three new houses and the opening of his newest hardware store. When disturbing news arrives about Bill's father, he is forced to reconnect with his polygamist parents who live on a fundamentalist compound in rural Utah.

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Big Love - S2E4

#1 - Rock and a Hard Place (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Bill and Roman butt heads when Rhonda disappears from the compound. The prosecutor offers Joey a plea bargain in exchange for a confession. Meanwhile, Sarah takes an interest in a boy from her support group.

The episode was rated 7.26 from 42 votes.

Big Love - S3E9

#2 - Outer Darkness (Season 3 - Episode 9)


Nicki's homecoming, after a visit from her sister wives, isn't what she imagined; Barb endures a trying experience at her old church; Ted does an about-face on the casino project; Scott's reunion with Sarah doesn't go over well with her father or brother; Joey is upset by Bill's change of heart about Roman after the Greenes' latest move.

The episode was rated 7.26 from 42 votes.

Big Love - S5E5

#3 - The Special Relationship (Season 5 - Episode 5)

Bill finds success in the Senate but finds new roadblocks set up by the Mormon church. Barb comes to a new conclusion about her life. Cara Lynn's adoption faces a new obstacle. Lois recalls her past with Frank.

The episode was rated 7.28 from 43 votes.

Big Love - S1E8

#4 - Easter (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Bill and Roman's disagreements result in lawsuits from both sides as well as unwanted houseguests from the compound. Sarah learns about her family's history from her grandmother and Joey confides in Barb.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 55 votes.

Big Love - S1E11

#5 - Where There's a Will (Season 1 - Episode 11)

Both Bill and Barb get social recognition as Barb is selected as a finalist for a "Mother of the Year" award and Bill is asked to become a member of the Salt Lake City Leadership League. Meanwhile, the sister-wives draw up their wills, and Rhonda gets to know what life outside the compound is like for teenage girls when she hangs out with Sarah and Heather.

The episode was rated 7.40 from 42 votes.

Big Love - S2E1

#6 - Damage Control (Season 2 - Episode 1)


After they're outed as polygamists, Barb decides to leave the family while Bill starts an investigation of who leaked the information. Meanwhile, Sarah attends a support group for ex-Mormons.

The episode was rated 7.41 from 46 votes.

Big Love - S2E7

#7 - Good Guys and Bad Guys (Season 2 - Episode 7)

Margene's mother visits the family. Scott has upsetting news about Alby. Meanwhile, a familiar face returns to Juniper Creek.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 41 votes.

Big Love - S1E6

#8 - Roberta's Funeral (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Bill attends the funeral of Frank's first wife Roberta at Juniper Creek, and strikes a deal with Roman. With Roberta out of the picture, Bill's mother Lois attempts to rise up on the social ladder at the compound, and Barb and Nicki find themselves in a hairy situation at Henrickson Home Plus.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 55 votes.

Big Love - S1E9

#9 - A Barbecue for Betty (Season 1 - Episode 9)

Bill wants to throw a party to celebrate Don's plans of getting a fourth wife but Nicki's massive credit card debt weighs heavily on his mind. Pam's friend attempts to make his moves on Margie, but she is preoccupied with wanting to know more of how she became a part of the Henrickson family.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 54 votes.

Big Love - S1E2

#10 - Viagra Blue (Season 1 - Episode 2)


While Bill seeks protection against the religious compound led by Roman Grant, things heat up between the sister-wives over Margene's overtly sexual behavior. Roman "The Prophet" asks Bill's father to act as a go-between to deliver a message to his son, and the Hendricksons get together for a family dinner with Bill's business partner and his three wives. Meanwhile, Margene pressures Bill about buying her a car and Ben goes out on a date with a girl that seems too mature for him.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 80 votes.

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