Watch Big Love Season 5
Season 5, Episode 10
aired: Sun, Mar 20, 2011
Series Finale. With the specter of jail time looming, Bill charts out contingency plans for the family, while orchestrating a last-minute, pre-emptive referendum on the Senate floor. Meanwhile, Barb goes forward with her plan to join a reform-minded church; Margene contemplates taking a hiatus to serve as a volunteer abroad; and Nicki despairs being left alone as her family splinters. Cara Lynn considers a return to her roots; Ben enlists Rhonda to help him win over Heather; Don shares some bad news with Bill about Home Plus. As Easter arrives, the Henricksons receive heartening support from their polygamist constituents, briefly lifting the dark cloud that's been hovering over the family since Bill's election. Finally, an unexpected vision leads Bill to a final confrontation with his most deeply held beliefs--and brings 'Big Love' to a shocking and unforgettable conclusion.
aired: Sun, Mar 13, 2011
With Alby on the run and posing an imminent threat, the Henrickson family finds itself in lockdown mode. Frazzled though not incapacitated after a near-death experience, Nicki decides to break Cara Lynn's 'dependencies' by enrolling her in a boarding school. Barb spars with Bill about her new church's stance on polygamy, and her commitment to the family. Lois begs Frank to rescue her from confinement; Margene vows to repay Pam for her Goji investment; Ben and Bill debate what to do about Rhonda.
The Noose Tightens
aired: Sun, Mar 6, 2011
Bill looks to Alby's past in an effort to thwart his ambitions, leading Alby to concoct yet another diabolical scheme to bring down the Henricksons. Meanwhile, in the wake of a festering investigation into Bill's private life, an incredulous Barb finds herself targeted as her husband's accomplice. Nicki's 'rescue' of a skittish compound wife complicates life at home, and lands her in hot water at Juniper Creek. Stung by an assertion by Michael Sainte, Margene finds herself at the crossroads in her business with Goji Blast. Don suffers emotional aftershocks that could have a lasting impact on Home Plus; Cara Lynn's secret leaks out; Heather apologizes for spilling the beans about Margene.
Til Death Do Us Part
aired: Sun, Feb 27, 2011
Bill eyes a wedding as a chance to reseal his commitment to his three wives, though Barb remains skeptical. Nicki, in the meantime, looks to take full advantage of her special day. Alby makes a game-changing power play; Lois resists Barb's vision of her future; Marge is cautioned about the financial pitfalls of Goji Blast; Cara Lynn brings a guest to the theatre; Heather changes her mind about Ben.
aired: Sun, Feb 20, 2011
Barb capitulates on Bill's marital plans, but not on her hopes to attain the Priesthood. To shore up her case, she enlists an ex-Mormon feminist named Renee Clayton, much to her mother Nancy's chagrin. Meanwhile, Bill faces new impeachment pressure in the Senate, and scrambles for new clients in the wake of LDS boycotts of his stores. With her eye on a new prize, Nicki chafes at the status quo. Margene eyes a sponsor for her pro-polygamy children's rally; Cara Lynn puts in extra hours with her tutor, Greg; Alby vows to combat Safety Net with a purification program of his own; Bud Mayberry warns Bill of an imminent threat. Reunited by Bill, Frank and Lois strike a deal; Heather makes a decision that deflates a vulnerable Ben.
The Special Relationship
aired: Sun, Feb 13, 2011
Bill makes a deal in the Senate, but finds new obstacles to his livelihood being raised by LDS officials. Fed up with interning, Barb considers a dramatic life change that could have far-ranging consequences for the family. A legal obstacle hinders Bill and Nicki's efforts to adopt Cara Lynn. Margene preaches the Goji gospel; Rhonda encourages Verlan to do Alby's bidding; Lois longs for her old life with Frank; Don takes another hit for Bill.
aired: Sun, Feb 6, 2011
With his swearing-in ceremony only days away, Bill searches for ways to overcome the anti-polygamist sentiment swelling among State officials. Meanwhile, Barb's strategic attendance at a First Ladies fashion show triggers lingering resentment between Nicki and Margene--and between Barb and Nicki. Rhonda and exiled polygamist Verlan try to shake down Alby; Margene and Pam find their niche with Goji Blast and Michael Sainte; Nicki pushes for Cara Lynn's adoption; Lois learns the source of her ailment; Ben rewards Heather for her sensitivity.
Certain Poor Shepards
aired: Sun, Jan 30, 2011
The Henricksons try to put on a unified face during Christmas, but the family is tested amidst numbing revelations from Barb, Marge and Adaleen. Meanwhile, Lura takes drastic measures in response to Alby's zealous efforts to 'purify' the compound; Lois drifts towards the deep end; Bill tries to soften up a senator; Ben bonds with Heather; and Cara Lynn looks for answers about her father.
A seat at the table
aired: Sun, Jan 23, 2011
Already under fire on Capitol Hill, Bill's attempt to stage a 'safety net' meeting for polygamist leaders is hindered by Alby and Home Plus objectors. In an effort to find common ground with her mother, Barb asks Nancy to join her at a symposium focusing on mother-daughter Mormon challenges. Nicki learns the extent of Adaleen's isolation; Marge despairs over the quandary involving Ana and Goran; Cara Lynn impresses her math teacher, and Greg.
aired: Sun, Jan 16, 2011
Season Five Premiere. After some restful post-election days in the wilderness, reality hits the Henricksons hard on their return to Salt Lake City. At Home Plus, Bill's attempts to bolster morale in the wake of his polygamist revelation fall on mostly deaf ears. On Capitol Hill, he faces an uphill battle for his political life, even before he has been sworn in. And at home, Bill tries to assuage some very real concerns of his wives and kids, who face both psychological and physical threats around town. To stem this growing tide of ill will, Bill decides to hold an open house for some 40,000 constituents, some of whom may actually show up. Meanwhile, Alby returns from his own desert exile with a newfound desire to 'purify' the compound, and exact vengeance on Bill.
Watch Big Love Season 4
End of Days
aired: Sun, Mar 7, 2010
In the Season Four finale, Bill faces last-minute threats to his candidacy; the three wives feel the strain as Election Day arrives.
Next Ticket Out
aired: Sun, Feb 28, 2010
Sarah makes a shocking announcement; Nicki tries a new look; Margene is put on the defensive with Bill; Barb is put in an unwanted spotlight; an exposed Marilyn looks to bring down Bill; a suspicious Bill looks for clues about J.J. in Kansas.
aired: Sun, Feb 21, 2010
Bill and a vengeful Joey make an emergency trip to Mexico after Lois & Frank's latest smuggling escapade backfires; Nicki is jolted by a doctor's news; Margene offers up a novel remedy to keep Ana from leaving the country; a bomb scare rocks the casino.
Under One Roof
aired: Sun, Feb 14, 2010
Ana resurfaces with a surprise revelation. Meanwhile, Bill tries to get Tommy and Jerry to rebrand the casino; Marilyn makes yet another impressive pitch; and, with a flourish, Bill shows his wives the family's collective future.
Sins Of The Father
aired: Sun, Feb 7, 2010
Bill pulls out all the stops to win Paley's support for the State Senate nomination, while Nicki continues as his campaign's 'secret weapon.' Meanwhile, Margene gets the cold shoulder; and Bill absorbs a last-minute sucker punch from Coburn.
The Mighty and Strong
aired: Sun, Jan 31, 2010
Pressed by Coburn to state his intentions, Bill gets his family to stage an elaborate rally announcing his candidacy. He isn't so lucky when an audit uncovers insurance discrepancies caused by his multiple wives.
The Mighty and Strong
aired: Sun, Jan 24, 2010
Bill, Nicki and Cara Lynn travel to Washington, D.C., where Bill tries to land an endorsement from Congressman Clark Paley while mending things with Nicki. Meanwhile, Margene's on-air triumph is tempered by a case of mistaken identity.
The Greater Good
aired: Sun, Jan 17, 2010
Ignoring pleas from Nicki to become Juniper Creek's next prophet, Bill contemplates running for the vacant Utah State Senate seat against an ardent polygamy foe, Roy Coburn.
Free At Last
aired: Sun, Jan 10, 2010
With the grand opening of the Blackfoot Magic Casino only days away, the Henricksons make last-minute preparations. Meanwhile, Adaleen shares a shocking secret with Nicki; and Margie makes an on-air slip-up.
Watch Big Love Season 1
aired: Sun, Jun 4, 2006
In the Season One finale, Bill and Joey blindside Roman at a UEB Priesthood Council meeting. Will their triumph be short-lived? Wanda's bad habits resurface; Nicki's allegiances are tested; Barb seizes the spotlight at the Mother of the Year awards.
Where There's A Will
aired: Sun, May 21, 2006
The Henricksons' public stock is rising, as Barb finds herself a finalist for Mother of the Year and Bill is asked to become the newest member of the Salt Lake City Leadership League. Meanwhile, the wives mull over custody scenarios in their wills.
aired: Sun, May 14, 2006
Barb gets an unwanted visit from her sister Cindy. Meanwhile, as his feud with Roman intensifies, Bill seeks to infiltrate the UEB Priesthood Council. Ben gives Brynn a token of his affection, and is offered a much more significant one in return.
A Barbecue For Betty
aired: Sun, May 7, 2006
Bill celebrates being 'free and clear' from Roman, but the Prophet's meddling might not be over. Nicki drops a bombshell on Bill. Don falls hard for a woman named Betty. Bill vents to Sarah after a run-in with the law.
aired: Sun, Apr 30, 2006
Franklin, his wives and dog descend on Bill's just in time for Easter--as does Joey. Meanwhile, Bill finds himself drowning in lawsuits; Nicki learns she's not alone in debt; and Bill surprises Roman with a final settlement offer.
aired: Sun, Apr 23, 2006
Despite the feud with Roman, Bill considers launching an expensive marketing campaign. Nicki gives a pair of missionaries the heave-ho; Margene is invited to Pam's church; Barb discovers Nicki's secret; Roman gives his answer to Bill's proposal.
aired: Sun, Apr 16, 2006
Bill makes Roman a settlement proposal; Lois sees Roberta's demise as an opportunity to rise to First Wife. Meanwhile, Barb bails Nicki out of a jam at Home Plus, and Ben ponders whether he should follow in his father's footsteps.
aired: Sun, Apr 9, 2006
Bill and Barb's behavior arouses Nicki's suspicions. Meanwhile, Bill and Don get dirt on Roman after placing an anonymous call to Attorney General's 'Polygamy Czar'; and a Home Plus employee comes forward with an unsettling accusation.
aired: Sun, Apr 2, 2006
Bill searches for answers to an unsettling dream. Later, on a hunting trip with Ben, he gets the answer for which he's been searching. Barb gets a long-term teaching job; Nicki fends off her creditors; Joey pays Bill a visit with news about Roman.
aired: Sun, Mar 26, 2006
Despite being admonished by Bill, Nicki tries to throw an extravagant birthday party for her 5-year-old son Wayne. Meanwhile, Bill installs a 'perimeter of defense' around his home; Barb tries to keep the family's secret hidden from the neighbors; Margene stands up for herself; and Home Plus gets an unwanted visitor.
aired: Sun, Mar 19, 2006
Bill compensates for rising demands at home, and looks for protection from Roman's henchmen. Meanwhile, Franklin's hospital convalescence ends with a visit from Roman; and Sarah forges a new friendship.
aired: Sun, Mar 12, 2006
In the series premiere, polygamist Bill Henrickson tries to satisfy the emotional, romantic and financial needs of his three wives and seven children in suburban Salt Lake City. As if that isn't enough, he's launching his second 'Home Plus' store.