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Jeanne Tripplehorn

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HBO's Big Love shows us the inequalities in every marriage, writ large

For four seasons and five years, HBO's Big Love has dominated the edgy-soap-opera niche once inhabited by Six Feet Under .
Big Patriarchy
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  January 14, 2011
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More than Mormons

Despite the comparably juicy family dysfunction it offers, Big Love hasn't achieved the iconic status of its HBO predecessor The Sopranos . Maybe viewers relate better to the mob than to Mormons.
The big love that dare not speak its name
By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  January 08, 2010
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God's law

Besides its other contributions to pop culture, The Sopranos spawned a prime-time genre that might be called the “suburban-rebel soap.”
HBO’s lighthearted look at polygamy
By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  March 10, 2006