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

Generally favorable reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. 100
    Paxton's supported by a vast cast of vivid characters waging holy battle while chasing the almighty dollar. [11 Jan 2010, p.41]
  2. Reviewed by: Ken Tucker
    Big Love is very, very good this season.
  3. Reviewed by: Paige Wiser
    The financial stakes get considerably higher this season. Bill's new "casino and family fun center" results in briefcases full of cash.
  4. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Fans will love every minute--especially Roman's fate.
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. LindaW.
    Jan 28, 2010
    Good show, but it just pisses me off how short the seasons are, and how long you have to wait until the next one.
  2. PaulR.
    Jan 12, 2010
    A disappointing season opener to a show we've grown to expect will be stellar. Overstuffed to the point of confusion--you have an entire season, people, slow down!--it reaches its nadir when detailing the preparation for the grand opening of the casino in ludicrous unreality. Get this: When the night's star, Kenny Rogers, is waylaid by weather, the oldest Hendrickson son's garage band just happens to be ready to play a set of casino-themed songs, and instantly! You expect the band to sprout mouse ears and have Annette Funicello join them as a guest star... Full Review »