S1E1 Big Love
Polygamist Bill Henrickson (Bill Paxton) tries to satisfy the emotional, romantic and financial needs of his three wivesBarb (Jeanne Tripplehorn), Nicki (Chloe Sevigny) and Margene (Ginnifer Goodwin)and seven children in suburban Salt Lake City. Bill, a successful businessman launching his second "Home Plus" hardware superstore, hits a roadblock in the person of Roman (Harry Dean Stanton), a.k.a. "The Prophet," the powerful patriarch of the Juniper Creek polygamist commune and father of Nicki, Bill's shopaholic second wife. As if Bill hasn't already got enough on his plate, his estranged brother Joey (Shawn Doyle), an ex-football star turned ne'er-do-well, calls Bill with a shocking revelation about their father Franklin (Bruce Dern), who lives with their mother Lois (Grace Zabriskie) in the Juniper Creek compound.
First Air Date: 03/12/2006