• Network: HBO
  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 12, 2006
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Metascore
71

Generally favorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
  1. Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    90
    The second season... crackles with high drama, suspenseful twists, unexpected humor and emotion.
  2. 88
    [It] remains a nervily ambiguous concept. [18 Jun 2007, p.37]
  3. Big Love has dropped the last vestiges of its ostentatious quirkiness and fashioned itself into a rich and grounded family drama. [22 Jun 2007, p.62]
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 58 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 37
  2. Negative: 4 out of 37
  1. Mike
    Aug 28, 2007
    10
    Big love is excellent! more provocative and enlightening than any other show on tv! as a side note Maureen ryan is a moron. her reviews readBig love is excellent! more provocative and enlightening than any other show on tv! as a side note Maureen ryan is a moron. her reviews read like a high school blogger. she prefers mind numbing shows like entourage and flight of the concords over big love. Full Review »
  2. LynnN.
    Aug 27, 2007
    10
    Easily the most compelling and best written script on TV today.
  3. karenm
    Jul 30, 2007
    10
    It is as close to the real thing as it gets good job..