Big Love aired its fifty-third and final episode on March 20, 2011.
Polygamist Bill Henrickson tries to satisfy the emotional, romantic and financial needs of his three wives – Barb, Nicki and Margene — and seven children in suburban Salt Lake City.
Despite being admonished by Bill for her spendthrift ways, and her rising collection calls, Nicki tries to throw an extravagant birthday party at a hotel resort for her 5-year-old son Wayne.
However, she is forced to host the party at home, bringing unwanted attention with her large guest list, including her father, Roman, and many relatives from the compound.
Bill, a successful businessman launching his second "Home Plus" hardware superstore, hits a roadblock in the person of Roman Grant, the powerful patriarch of the Juniper Creek polygamist commune and father of Nicki, Bill's shopaholic second wife.
Also his estranged brother, Joey, a retired football star, calls Bill saying that their father, Frank is ill at the house of their mother, Lois, Frank's second wife.
Barb finds herself a finalist for Mother of the Year.
Bill is asked to become the newest member of the Salt Lake City Leadership League, which he eventually turns down.Bill compensates for rising demands at home with Viagra.It is revealed that Nicki has maxed-out and overdue credit cards.Nicki scolds Bill for disrespecting Barbara by spending time with Marge on Barbara's "day".Worried about Roman's threats, Bill looks into installing a security system at his homes.Frank's hospital convalescence ends after a visit from Roman and a quarrel with Bill which reveals that Frank kicked Bill out of his home when he was 14.