Good Guys and Bad Guys

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  • 9.6

    Margene's mom comes to town, and she must decide how/when to tell her she's a polygamist now. Nicky slips up when she finds out Barb and Bill were caught smooching. Rhonda causes more trouble for Sarah and Heather.

    By carriejoelle, Jun 04, 2011

    I loved the interaction between Margene's mom and Nicky....Accepting polygamy because Nicky was born into it, Margene had the choice...getting tanked in the middle of the afternoon and hitting on Bill...there was a lot of character development in this episode...we understand why in a sense Margene even was attracted to polygamy....the lact of judgement and competition....she had to deal with her mom growing up. Rhonda, wow someone slap that girl with the reality stick...her character is so obnoxious its fantastic...so many strong personalities in this show!! Loved it!!moreless

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  • 9.8

    Margie's mom comes for a visit

    By amfarley84, Jun 04, 2011

    This episode Good Guys and Bad Guys has to be the best episode of the show Big Love all season. I tought that it was funny that Margie did not tell her mother about what type of relationship she was getting into evan after her mother got to her house. It was weird to see fences across the yards. It was no surprise that Nicki told Margies mom about their relartionship when she knew it was not what Margie wanted. I was so surprised that Margie's mother was throwing herself at Bill. It was funny that Margie had to tell Nicki what her mother was doing. I think Nicki misses her own family and that is why she was so clingy with Margie's mom.moreless

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  • 7.5

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    By thefanof, Jun 04, 2011

    The mother of a character showing up is something that is traditionally saved for sitcoms, but I suppose that it could happen on some dramatic series as well and have a similar effect. They were clearly going for laughs with Margene's mother, a character who was twice as awkward as her daughter, but unfortunately with less than half the heart. I did not really care for her though as her scenes pretty much brought the episode down. The rest of the cast was just as good as they usually are, but the mother just ruined an otherwise unique episode for me.moreless

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  • 6.0

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    By Canogaparkcindy, Jun 04, 2011

    The first really weak episode of Big Love in the entire series. This wasn't a bad episode of Big Love by any standard, but just every episode before this has been just way better. Margene's mother coming to visit was a bit of a hit & miss. She brought down all the scenes. Scenes that were supposed to be enjoyable because of Nikki & Margene's fighting, but they weren't.



    Barb at the compound was just as uninteresting. What did she really do? Helped Joey & Wanda? With what exactly? All she was asked to do was to drop Wanda off from the mental hospital. Other than the confrontation between Barb & Roman, this plot was really nothing special. However Scott telling Bill that Alby has been following Sarah, an unexpected great scene.



    So overall, one weak plot, one weak guest appearance and you've got yourself a weak episode of Big Love, regardless of how good some of the characters remained to be (Nikki, Marge). The arc with the other compound: not really in to it yet. Maybe a couple episodes of development will change my mind.moreless

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