Big Little Lies: Season 1

Big Little Lies: Season 1

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Shailene Woodley (The Descendants) joins Oscar-winners Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Laura Dern for this seven-episode whodunnit centred of the lives of upper-class California mothers. Based on Liane Moriarty's novel. More

During a fancy fundraiser at a prestigious elementary school, someone dies. This series follows the events that lead up to the death, teasing the identity of the victim and murderer. Those involved include a single parent (Woodley) with a child accused of bullying, a mother (Witherspoon) coming to terms with gaps in her marriage, and their friend (Kidman) who's covertly trying to manage an abusive relationship.

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2017Rating: 16USAHBO
Comedy

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Somebody's Dead

A suspicious death at an elementary school fund-raiser exposes rivalries... More simmering beneath the superficial comity among some of the parents.

EPISODE 1.2

Serious Mothering

Madeline feels slighted by Renata and gets bad news about... More her community-theater production. Ziggy asks Jane why they moved to Monterey. Celeste tells Perry they should seek counseling. Nathan and Ed have a tense meeting about their wives.

EPISODE 1.3

Living the Dream

Hoping to get under Renata's skin, Madeline organizes a trip... More to compete with Amabella's birthday party. After another argument, Celeste succumbs to Perry's charms before their first session with a therapist, Dr. Amanda Reisman. Madeline gets called for a meeting with Abigail's guidance counselor. Principal Nippal announces the theme for the Fall Gala Fundraiser; later, Jane seeks Madeline's help with Ziggy's family tree project, and opens up about her past.

EPISODE 1.4

Push Comes to Shove

Nathan invites Madeline and Ed to a couples' dinner to... More discuss a "parenting paradigm" for Abigail. Celeste prepares for a city-council meeting about Madeline's play, and bristles at Perry's concerns about her returning to work. Jane meets with Ziggy's teacher, Ms. Barnes, who suggests Ziggy be medically evaluated in light of further evidence of classroom bullying. While Madeline is confronted by a skeleton from her past, her internet sleuthing reveals a key player from Jane's past instead.

EPISODE 1.5

Once Bitten

Madeline receives encouraging news about the play from her director,... More Joseph Bachman, but is left concerned by his newly icy demeanor. Principal Nippal and Ms. Barnes share their conclusions about Ziggy and Amabella with Jane. Celeste has a solo session with Dr. Reisman, who tries to get to the bottom of her relationship with Perry.

EPISODE 1.6

Burning Love

Madeline worries about the can of worms she’s opened for... More Jane. Jane confronts Renata. Bonnie tells Nathan about a secret project Abigail has been working on. Meanwhile, Ed and Madeline have a frank conversation about the lack of passion in their marriage.

EPISODE 1.7

You Get What You Need

Celeste takes steps towards independence; Madeline deals with fallout from... More her past.

Big Little Lies: Season 1 | Release Details

Big Little Lies: Season 1 is available to stream in Australia now on Google Play and Apple TV and Foxtel and Binge.