Big Love aired on the HBO network is an American drama television series set in Utah. The series premiered on 12th March 2006. Big Love concluded on 20th March 2011 with total filming of 5 seasons over 53 episodes. The show was directed and created by Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer who enchanted the idea of polygamy after being influenced by the article of 2003 on the Independent Fundamentalist Morgons, The Darger Family.
The cast starred in the series has depicted characters in a bit different way. The director has narrated family dynamics as the main component of the series. The cast has characters of Henrickson’s family that include the extended family members, Dutton Family members, Grant Family members, and Bill’s Business associates, partners and friends.
Bill Paxton as Bill Henrickson, Jeanne Tripplehorn as Barbara Henrickson, Chloe Sevigny as Nicolette Grant, Ginnifer Goodwin as Margene Heffman, Amanda Seyfried as Sarah Henrickson, and Douglas Henrickson as Ben Henrickson.
The characters of Henrickson Family includes Branka Katic as Ana Markovic, Jolean Wejbe as Tancy Henrickson, Keegan Holst as Wayne Henrickson, Garrett Grey as Raymond Henrickson, Gavin Kent/Ethan Kent as Lester, Hayden Zachery Nelson as Aaron, Ailish as Nell Henrickson, Aaron Paul as Scott Quittman, Tina Majorino as Heather Tuttle, and Bonnie Bedelia as Virginia Heffman.
The series also includes other Henrickson family members like Dutton family & Grant Family members. The series also starred Bill’s business associates, partners, and friends.
Big Love series is based on Bill Paxton, the male head of the Mormon family who practiced polygamy with Chloe Sevigny, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Jeanne Tripplehorn. The series is the complex study of family life.
The series has a total of 5 seasons. Each season has a different storyline to tell with different responses from critics.
Season 1 revolves around the family exposure of Bill and his three wives: Nicolette, Margene, and Barbara. In the second season, Bill begins a business with Weber Gaming and comes into a dispute of underground polygamist family.
In season 3, Bill began dating Ana after Margene gave birth to Nell. In season 4, Bill won the election and announced about his polygamy activity in front of the press inviting all his three wives on stage.
In season 5, Bill builds his own church in sandy and later when the series concluded, Bill’s memorial was held as his honor.
The show has won AFI Award for the amazing series and America award for the best writing. The show and its characters also got nominated for various awards and honors.
The series showcased an idea of the non-judgemental and fair practice of polygamy in America. Big Love has depicted the combination of family’s affections and tensions. The show received the best reviews for its storyline that balances intelligence and craziness, laughter and sorrow, and most importantly the private in political.
Overall the show was amazing and has presented the idea of polygamy in the most attractive way ever.
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