1/8/10 at 7:00pm
It's safe to say that the show is the closest thing we have right now to Mad Men, give or take a few wives.
The Henricksons' saga comes to an end.
"For all we know, you're probably on birth control pills. Stop crying."
"If you're too blind to see that, maybe you don't deserve to be her mother."
Events get bleak.
Heading for the final four episodes, we're treated to a survey of nearly every relationship on the show.
"We'd still be spiritually married."
Everyone struggles with the revelation that Margene was a 15-year-old bride.
"Spare my family these unending punishments."
"No, Ana, I just want what's best for you."
"I'm socially retarded, sort of."
So does the center hold, or what?
Bill takes to the tetherball court with a swarthy competitor.
Gun smuggling! Bomb threats! Execution-style killings! Unhappy uteruses!
A semi-shocking end to this season’s most intriguing story line.
At what point does Bill pinch Christopher’s nose shut, letting him choke to death, after their SUV goes off the road?
More than ever, Bill's looking out for No. 1.
Would somebody make a racially insensitive gaffe already?
Earthly vows are made.
It can’t be a good thing that there are new, 'Mad Men'-esque credits, can it?
Bill's triumph is the show's triumph: His wild ambitions were like this season's wild ambitions, and somehow, both came unexpectedly to fruition.
Virtually everyone reverts to savage modes, reconnecting with their fundamental, tribal beings.
Something terrible happens.
The National Lampoon's 'Vacation' installment of 'Big Love.'
A tour de force of awkwardness.
Nicki's finally the center of the show.
Enter wife four!
For the Big Love finale, the so-clever writers shuffle the character deck like crazy.
Once again, Bill's in hot water, Margene's been caught in a lie, and Big Love is spinning its favorite narrative trick: the huge gathering gone horribly, horribly awry.
In this fantastic episode, Bill Hendrickson sends each sister-wife into a wormhole of insecurity.
"I know how to submit and that's why I'm happy."
This week, Sandy, Utah, really gave Entourage's Hollywood a run for its money, dishing up one graphic sequence for each sister-wife.
The Sopranos-ification of polygamist Utah hit a high in this week's episode of Big Love.
"You're my wife, Margene. You can't be seeing the girl that I'm dating."
"Where's Wanda?" "I had her committed."
Okay, people: Here are your orders. Stop watching Entourage. Start watching Big Love.
"This could be our last family portrait. Jesus could be here by Labor Day."
The self-deception is building to Sopranos-esque proportions.
Everyone’s favorite family of Utah polygamists are back.
His everyman qualities made him an ideal leading man on the HBO series.
Plus: I need more feel-good TV!
And interracial marriage. And China.
If she doesn't star on Broadway, that is.
"I’m into a little hair pulling."
Start making up your wish list.
At least new episodes start in January.
If you make a show about the illegal thing you do, the police may notice.