Big Love: Season 3 (2009)

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Critic Consensus: With its character dynamics established, Big Love's third season continues to deepen conflicts while introducing more exciting, violent elements to the story.

Episodes

Air date: Jan 18, 2009
Air date: Jan 25, 2009
Air date: Feb 1, 2009
Air date: Feb 8, 2009
Air date: Feb 15, 2009
Air date: Feb 22, 2009
Air date: Mar 1, 2009
Air date: Mar 8, 2009
Air date: Mar 15, 2009
Air date: Mar 22, 2009

Season Info

Lies told, secrets kept and truths revealed make for a riveting third season of "Big Love," the critically acclaimed HBO drama about your average American polygamous family. As the season opens, the Henricksons are still reeling from publicity generated by the U.S. government's raid on the Juniper Creek compound, and worrying that Nikki's association with the now imprisoned Roman Grant (Harry Dean Stanton) will reveal their closely guarded secret. Their exclusion from a neighborhood block party … More

Cast

Bill Paxton
Bill Paxton
as Bill Henrickson
Jeanne Tripplehorn
Jeanne Tripplehorn
as Barb Henrickson
ChloŽ Sevigny
ChloŽ Sevigny
as Nicki Henrickson
Ginnifer Goodwin
Ginnifer Goodwin
as Margene Henrickson
Harry Dean Stanton
Harry Dean Stanton
as Roman Grant
Amanda Seyfried
Amanda Seyfried
as Sarah Henrickson
Douglas Smith
Douglas Smith
as Ben Henrickson
Shawn Doyle
Shawn Doyle
as Joey Henrickson
Melora Walters
Melora Walters
as Wanda Henrickson
Jolean Wejbe
Jolean Wejbe
as Teenie Henrickson
Matt Ross
Matt Ross
as Alby Grant
Grace Zabriskie
Grace Zabriskie
as Lois Henrickson
Noa Tishby
Noa Tishby
as Ladonna
Bruce Dern
Bruce Dern
as Frank Harlow
Julia Campbell
Julia Campbell
as Vicky Nabors
Cassi Thomson
Cassi Thomson
as Cara Lynn
Patrick Fabian
Patrick Fabian
as Ted Price
Luke Askew
Luke Askew
as Hollis Greene
Charles Esten
Charles Esten
as Ray Henry
Tina Majorino
Tina Majorino
as Heather Tuttle
Charlie Robinson
Charlie Robinson
as Baptist Preacher
Mary Kay Place
Mary Kay Place
as Adaleen Grant
Sandy Martin
Sandy Martin
as Selma Greene
Audrey Wasilewski
Audrey Wasilewski
as Pam Martin
Anne Dudek
Anne Dudek
as Lura Grant
Scott Thomson
Scott Thomson
as Tour Guide
Zeljko Ivanek
Zeljko Ivanek
as J.J. Walker
Carlos Jacott
Carlos Jacott
as Carl Martin
eljko Ivanek
eljko Ivanek
as J.J. Walker
Mark L. Young
Mark L. Young
as Frankie
Robert Beltran
Robert Beltran
as Jerry Flute
Wendy Phillips
Wendy Phillips
as Peg Embry
Judith Hoag
Judith Hoag
as Cindy Price
Shane Conrad
Shane Conrad
as Deputy Miller
Garrett Gray
Garrett Gray
as Raymond Henrickson
Timothy Davis-Reed
Timothy Davis-Reed
as Loan Officer
Keegan Holst
Keegan Holst
as Wayne Henrickson
Lynn Wanlass
Lynn Wanlass
as Sue Sue
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Critic Reviews for Big Love: Season 3

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (10)

It's so much more satisfying than a pizza and a night at the Bada Bing.

Full Review… | January 18, 2009
New York Post
Top Critic

Big Love quickly settles you into its odd setting.

Full Review… | January 18, 2009
TIME Magazine
Top Critic

The performances by the three lead actresses (and by Amanda Seyfried as Paxton and Tripplehorn's eldest daughter) are so strong, and the nuances of life in such a complicated relationship so endlessly fascinating.

Full Review… | January 18, 2009
Newark Star-Ledger
Top Critic

The series is as surprising and hilarious as ever.

Full Review… | January 18, 2009
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Well-played as the characters remain, we care less about them, not more. For Big Love, that's big trouble.

Full Review… | January 18, 2009
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Theshow delivers some of TV's most sharply drawn characters, deftly chronicling the labyrinthine family dynamics created by a guy with three wives -- as well as the corporate machinations necessary to feed all those hungry mouths.

Full Review… | January 18, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

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