Big Love

Ep.

Title

Air/Pub'l

Grade

Author

2-12
Recap

Playing With The Big Kids

Oh, Pioneers - Margene tries to throw down with Barb and Nicki, with predictable results. Still, it's not as humiliating as the way Bill gets schooled by Alby.

08.25.2007
08.31.2007
A

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2-11
Recap

Daughter Of Bridezilla

Take Me As I Am - Barb braves her mother's wedding reception, with her whole family lining up to judge her. It's almost like getting to be Nicki for a day.

08.18.2007
08.24.2007
B+

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2-10
Recap

My So-Called Wife

The Happiest Girl - Margene gets to have a go at being public wife for a day, but her time in the sun goes sour even faster than Nicki's party plans. Which is very fast indeed.

08.12.2007
08.17.2007
B-

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2-9
Recap

Full Houses

Circle The Wagons - Bill puts his Weber Gaming cards on the table at home, and plays the hand he's dealt. Nicki's his trump, Margene's the wild card, and Barb's about ready to hit him.

08.05.2007
08.11.2007
B-

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2-8
Recap

The Fall of Roman

Kingdom Come - Bill goes further and further out on a limb in pursuit of his Weber Gaming deal, but it's his father-in-law who goes down first.

07.29.2007
08.04.2007
B+

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2-7
Recap

Ginger, Grant

Good Guys And Bad Guys - Bill's certainly had his problems with his in-laws on Nicki's side of the family, but at least Roman never got drunk and hit on him. We assume.

07.22.2007
07.28.2007
B-

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2-6
Recap

Number Four

Dating Game - Bill woos his potential next wife. But so does Margene, and that simply won't do.

07.15.2007
07.21.2007
A

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2-5
Recap

Rescue, Religion, And Revenge

Vision Thing - The above three concepts drive most of this episode's action. Well, that and a diner waitress's ass.

07.08.2007
07.13.2007
B+

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2-4
Recap

Mother-Out-Law

Rock And A Hard Place - Bill finds salvation from his legal troubles from an unlikely source.

07.01.2007
07.07.2007
B-

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2-3
Recap

Dealing With The Devil

Reunion - Bill and Roman come to an agreement, but Alby ruins everything. As he does.

06.24.2007
06.29.2007
B+

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2-2
Recap

Big Day

The Writing On The Wall - Bill deals poorly with a PR setback, Barb goes back to school, Margene visits Juniper Creek, Alby squeals to the cops, Joey and Wanda melt down, Ben brings home his girlfriend, and Sarah doesn't date Scott. How could they not forget Nicki's anniversary?

06.17.2007
06.23.2007
B

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2-1
Recap

Cross Words

Damage Control - Barb's still smarting from her humiliation at the Mother of the Year award ceremony two weeks ago. Which makes her realize she's still smarting from Bill's becoming a polygamist six years ago.

06.10.2007
06.14.2007
B

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Extra

The Hapless Hooker Goes To Miami

Miami Vice: “Streetwise” - Before he was a full-fledged polygamist, Bill Paxton was a law-abiding undercover cop with a loving wife -- and a devoted prostitute girlfriend. Or at least he was in this episode of the classically cheesy cop drama Miami Vice from 1986.

12.05.1986
07.27.2006
A

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1-12
Recap

Don't drink with Wanda

The Ceremony - Bill's sister-in-law adds to his relative woes; he takes on Roman and halfway wins; Barb loses big-time.

06.03.2006
06.11.2006
B-

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1-11
Recap

Will They Or Won't They?

Where There’s A Will - The Henricksons' retreat from society continues apace as they bequeath their kids to Don and Peg.

05.20.2006
05.26.2006
B

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1-10
Recap

My Sister, My Enemy

The Baptism - Barb's sister Cindy attempts to turn the kids against the family, only Nicki's intervention runs her off the range. In other news: Ben loses his virginity.

05.13.2006
05.17.2006
B

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1-9
Recap

Burning Bosoms, Batty Bettys

A Barbecue For Betty - Don's new bride is blackballed, Nicki's credit woes finally become news to Bill, and Margene goes on a date.

05.06.2006
05.12.2006
B

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1-8
Recap

Filled With Pi-- Well, With Vinegar, Anyway.

Easter - When Bill's relatives invade the Henricksons' homes plus, Frank's primitive toilet habits and the wives' bird-brained behavior drive Bill's brood batty.

04.29.2006
05.04.2006
B

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1-7
Recap

Blame It On the Bossa Nova

Eviction - Alby and Margene cut loose, Sarah brings home Heather, finally, and Nicki actually loses control for a second. Oh, and the outer Henricksons are moved off UEB property at gunpoint.

04.22.2006
04.28.2006
B+

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1-6
Recap

Death Be Not Proud...

Roberta’s Funeral - Though some have called thee stingy and dreadful -- at least if your name is Frank.

04.15.2006
04.20.2006
B-

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1-5
Recap

They want to know what love is

Affair - Bill gets the hots for Barb all over again, and steps out on his pesky wives to sleep with his not-so-pesky wife.

04.08.2006
04.14.2006
B

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1-4
Recap

Bang the pot slowly

Eclipse - Despite banging pots and pans to scare away dragons during an eclipse, Barb and Margene's efforts fail to banish Nicki.

04.01.2006
04.07.2006
B

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1-3
Recap

The Donner Party worked out better

Home Invasion - Cultists make lousy birthday party guests, but it's not like Nicki was a great hostess either.

03.25.2006
03.31.2006
B

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1-2
Recap

I Saw What You Did Last Morning

Viagra Blue - You would think with three separate houses, there wouldn't be so much walking in on other wives having sex, but you'd be wrong.

03.18.2006
03.22.2006
B

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1-1
Recap

Not tonight, honey, I have exposition

Pilot - In order to establish all the assorted plotlines that'll be revealed in this show, there's a lot of backstory revealed.

03.11.2006
03.16.2006
B

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