'Big Love' Season 5, Episode 1 (Season Premiere) Recap

Where to begin, where to begin? I'm not sure how many of you have been watching HBO's polygamist free-for-all, 'Big Love,' but for those of you not in the know, or who maybe caught an episode here and there because your aunt forced you into it after a family Sunday dinner because she insisted you had to see "the show with the guy from 'Twister'," it has become the most insane quality show on television ... and by insane, I mean literally insane, as in, even a lunatic wouldn't be able to make sense of everything that goes down.

If even a fraction of what happens on'Big Love' is an accurate depiction of life as a secret polygamist in suburban Utah, it's enough to scare you into never leaving your house again. Last season, dude had to go to Mexico to save his son and parents from a rogue polygamist death squad, all the while running for state Senate and trying to keep his concubine and illegitimate child in the country. It sounds like I just made that up, I know, but it's FOR REAL! Oh, I almost forgot, he's got three wives, all in different developmental stages of crazy, that he has to keep happy. If his unit doesn't fall off, you might think he's going to slip into a drama-induced coma. Read More...



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