Sister Wives

10 Best Episodes of Sister Wives

Kody Brown, with his four wives Meri, Janelle, Robyn and Christine and their combined 17 children, attempt to navigate life as a "normal" family in a society that shuns their lifestyle. From their unconventional family structure and living arrangements to financial challenges, each half hour episode exposes the inner workings of a polygamist household, revealing the unexpectedly tight-knit and loving relationships between Kody's wives. The series also captures the intense dynamics surrounding a man juggling three wives while attempting to keep it a secret from the outside world- but the general public is not the only challenge that the Brown family unit is facing.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 06, 2023.

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#15 - Choosing Kids over Kody (Season 16 - Episode 7)

Janelle's kids blow up and call Kody's COVID rules "stupid." Later, at a family meeting to plan the holidays, Kody tries to persuade some of his wives to stay in town and follow his rules. Janelle walks out on him, angry and cursing.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 19 votes.

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#14 - Robyn Vs. Kody (Season 14 - Episode 12)


Robyn's rental house has been sold out from under her and she has 28 days to find a new home. There are no rentals and tensions run high as Kody insists they buy. Not wanting to slow down building homes on Coyote Pass, Robyn refuses. It's an impasse.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 40 votes.

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#13 - There's No Me in Polgamy (Season 16 - Episode 1)

After rejecting Christine's idea of moving back to Utah, Kody checks in with Janelle and Robyn. Then, Kody says he now wants his own lot on the property, and the family discusses the possibility of spending the holidays apart.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 31 votes.

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#12 - I Will Survive Part 2 (Season 9 - Episode 6)


It's Mykelti's bridal shower, but Janelle's terrified of performing with the Sister Wives. Christine gets emotional as she cuts up her wedding dress to make cloth flowers for Mykelti's bouquet. And Maddie tells the family her big news.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 34 votes.

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#11 - Why Not One House? (Season 14 - Episode 7)

Janelle moves (again!) to be closer to her Sister Wives. Kody won't let go of his dream to live all under one roof but the wives can't agree to do it. Robyn wonders if they have failed as polygamists if they can't live together.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 46 votes.

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#10 - Polygamy Hell (Season 15 - Episode 10)



The episode was rated 7.93 from 29 votes.

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#9 - The Wives Diet Woes (Season 2 - Episode 17)

The wives open up about their attempts to lose weight, and later, they head to the gym for a body-fat analysis.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 43 votes.

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#8 - Episode 3 (Season 14 - Episode 3)



The episode was rated 7.97 from 38 votes.

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#7 - Groomzilla Part 2 (Season 9 - Episode 4)

Mykelti, her moms & her fiance Tony go wedding dress shopping and he's very opinionated! Then the Sister Wives go see the B&B Meri wants to buy in Utah, but worry it will pull her away. Later, Madison shows up with big news, leaving Janelle in tears.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 53 votes.

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#6 - Being Gay And Religious (Season 14 - Episode 11)


The Sister Wives visit Mariah and her fiancée, Audrey, in Chicago. Meri opens up about how badly she behaved when Mariah first came out as gay and Mariah confesses about her struggles growing up gay in their polygamist church.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 42 votes.

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#5 - Two Moms, Their Daughter, And A Baby (Season 14 - Episode 15)

Kody and Robyn are struggling with the bank as the mortgage process is not designed for plural marriage. Then in North Carolina, Maddie’s water breaks – at the mall. Evie K is born, but when she has problems breathing, an ambulance is called.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 35 votes.

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#4 - Moving Meltdowns (Season 13 - Episode 10)


Kody sees the plans for his one giant polygamist house and loves them, but his wives may not; just weeks away from leaving their homes in Las Vegas, tensions run high; Robyn presses Kody to settle down and Gabe walks out.

The episode was rated 8.07 from 43 votes.

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#3 - The Heat Is On (Season 14 - Episode 13)

A forest fire is bearing down on Meri's house and she's prepaing to evacuate. Robyn is just days away from losing her rental and tensions are high with Kody. Lastly, Madison is having contractions and thinks the baby is coming tonight!

The episode was rated 8.12 from 42 votes.

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#2 - Baby Steps (Season 14 - Episode 14)


Maddie thinks she's in labor, but it's a false alarm, so Kody heads back to Flagstaff. Kody and Robyn are at wits' end over their struggle to close on her house. Then, Kody and Meri head to their therapist in Vegas, where the brutal truth comes out.

The episode was rated 8.14 from 35 votes.

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#1 - The Truth Comes Out Part 2 (Season 9 - Episode 16)

Janelle’s house is all joy as Maddie has her baby shower, but Christine is devastated when Ysabel’s X-rays show that her scoliosis is worsening and surgery is imminent. In desperation, they turn to unproven alternative treatments.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 12 votes.

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