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Big Love: Season 3 (2009)




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.


Air date: Jan 18, 2009
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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

Tv 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


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

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (10)

If there's a better written, better acted, more originally conceived show on television, I defy you to name it.

Full Review… | January 18, 2009
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

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

For a show with an off-putting premise, it smartly avoids cheap shock by testing the limits of how much its faith-gripped characters can endure without sacrificing our sympathy for them as human in need of warmth, love and security.

Full Review… | January 18, 2009
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Its creators seemed to foresee the fascination-revulsion that the elite might experience at the idea of a large and presumably ungovernable family.

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

Big Love offers up subcultural rubbernecking at its very best.

Full Review… | January 18, 2009
Top Critic

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