Why would a hopeless romantic like me be madly in love with a show about a man who splits his time among three wives? Because it is so good at being so bad. Big Love is Seventh Heaven meets The Sopranos with some General Hospital mixed in. . It's all about people defending their religion yet every single commandment is broken on almost a weekly basis. It's everything you know is wrong and that why it's so fun to watch
Did you love seasons 1 and 2? Holy hell- season 3 will knock your socks off. Every single episode is full of surprises, twists and intrigue. I gasped every week. I cried most weeks. I was thrown for a loop and I loved it.
In just a few weeks you've got: Murder Scandal Lying Spying Cheating Theft Corruption and someone pushes their own father down a flight of stairs.
I'll go to church twice a week as long as it makes up for the fact that I'm totally addicted to this show.
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Big Love is an hourlong drama on HBO, premiering in 2006, about a Salt Lake City, UT family that practices polygamy. They are practicing fundamentalist Mormons under a fictional sect. The series revolves around Bill Henrickson, his three wives (Barbara Henrickson, Nicolette Grant, and Margene Heffman), and their various children.