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Air weekdate:Monday Cast:Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ginnifer Goodwin, Chloë Sevigny, Amanda Seyfried, Tina Majorino, Matt Ross, Harry Dean Stanton, Aaron Paul, Douglas Smith, Daveigh Chase, Garrett Grey Genre:Drama Channel:HBO Status:Ended
Big Love season 4 episodes list:
With the grand opening of the Blackfoot Magic Casino only days away, the Henricksons make last-minute preparations under the skeptical eye of Tommy Flute, son of Bill's partner Jerry. As the feds probe the whereabouts of Roman Grant, Alby has a close encounter with Dale Tomasson, the state-appointed trustee of Juniper Creek's assets. At the compound, Adaleen shares a shocking secret with Nicki, who's under fire for opening a new bank account for Roman. Though her home-shopping business is thriving, Margie makes an on-air slip-up that prompts her boss Beverly to voice concerns about possible burnout. Worried for her safety, Lois offers Frank a piece of her fledgling bird-purveying business. Bill and Nicki's smarmy ex, J.J. Walker, work out an arrangement allowing Cara Lynn to stay at the Henrickson's while attending high school during the week. Ben lands a gig with his Christian rock band and ends up being called into backup duty for another.
Bill decides to run for state senate against a candidate who plans to crack down on polygamy, but all of his wives oppose him, with Nicki thinking that he should be the prophet of Juniper Creek. Nicki confronts Ray Henry as he moves out of Utah in shame, and Sarah and Heather reconcile for Sarah's impending wedding to Scott. Nicki confronts J. J. when he comes to dinner and she decides against attending Roman's funeral, declaring him a false prophet. Albie stalks a man he met while cruising for sex who has ties to Bill. Bill and Barb falsely reconcile with the Church of Latter-Day Saints to maintain appearances for the campaign. Joey and Wanda's family return from Arizona to Juniper Creek with a new peace as Roman is dead and a conviction that Bill should be prophet. En route to her surreptitious wedding, Sarah is confronted by Barb. In spite of their respective doubts, Sarah gets married, Nicki attends her father's funeral, and Bill decides to run for office and out his family as polygamous after winning.
Bill heads to Washington, D.C. to obtain support for his run for Utah State Senate but ends up on opposing side of a lobbyist. Elsewhere, Alby deals with his father's legacy all the while becoming attached to Dale.
Pressed by Coburn to state his intentions, Bill gets his family to stage an elaborate rally announcing his candidacy. Surviving an INS raid targeted at illegals working at Home Plus, Bill isn't so lucky when an audit uncovers insurance discrepancies caused by his multiple wives. To protect his secret and save his candidacy, he ends up asking Don to take the fall, and moves up his announcement by three days. J.J. approaches Alby with a partial solution on how to dispose of a "flock cast adrift," flummoxing Nicki. Lois and Frank survive a border scare to score a new shipment of birds, but Jodean sabotages the couple's dreams of profits. Sarah gets a taste of motherhood, albeit with someone else's child. Alby is tormented by his inner Roman, and torn by what he sees as Dale's betrayal. Troubled by Tancy's surprising revelation about Margene and Ben, Bill decides that a change of scene might be best for his firstborn son.
Bill works overtime to secure Paley's backing in his quest for the state senate and calls on past experience to weather an attack from Coburn. Meanwhile, Tommy is suspicious of Marilyn's motives to lobby for the casino in Washington, D.C.; Nicki dives into her role in Bill's campaign; and Frank makes an unannounced visit to the reservation.
Ana resurfaces with a surprise revelation that shakes up the family. Bill tries to get Tommy and Jerry to rebrand the casino and expand its advertising into Idaho. Lois and Frank take Ben and Jodean south of the border to visit Don Dona, a bird vendor, at their collective peril. Margene worries about the impact of Billʼs future outing on her booming business. With a flourish, Bill shows his wives the familyʼs collective future.
With a revenge-minded Joey in tow, Bill makes an emergency trip to Mexico after Lois and Frankʼs latest smuggling escapade backfires. Nicki is jolted by a doctorʼs news, but even more flummoxed by Adaleenʼs shocking revelation. Margene offers up a novel remedy to keep Ana from leaving the country with her fiancé. After a scare at the casino, Barb and Tommy look for culprits — and find some disturbing answers.
Sarah shakes up the family with an announcement, while Nicki makes an all-out attempt to be the woman Bill wants her to be. Margene is put on the defensive when Bill questions her real reasons for getting married. An ill-timed remark at a ladies-only event puts Barb in an unwanted spotlight. Marilyn looks to bring down Bill as his campaign winds down. Barb jolts Nicki with news about Joey that Bill was supposed to deliver. A suspicious Bill looks for clues about J.J. in Kansas, while Adaleen finds them closer to home.
Bill faces last-minute threats to his candidacy; the three wives feel the strain as Election Day arrives.