This episode focuses on Kody's dating of Robyn Sullivan, marking the first time he has courted a woman since his third marriage 16 years earlier.
Robyn lives five hours away from his home, so Kody must travel far and spend a great amount of time away from the rest of his family to date her.
When Meri asks how Kody would feel if she had a relationship with another man, he says he finds the idea repulsive, although he admits as a polygamist that his reaction sounds hypocritical.
Kody apologizes for his past impatience with Meri's jealousy issues and expresses his love and devotion to her.
Sister Wives is an American reality television series broadcast on TLC.
It documents the life of a polygamist family living in Lehi, Utah, which includes patriarch Kody Brown, his four wives and their 17 children.
Consisting of nine episodes, the first season premiered with a one-hour debut on September 26, 2010, The one-hour premiere episode introduces viewers to Kody Brown, his three wives Meri, Janelle and Christine, and their twelve children.
Meri, who had previously encouraged Kody to marry Janelle and Christine, explains that she met Robyn and encouraged Kody to court her also.The hospital staff are very accepting of polygamists and talk casually to Kody and Christine about their family.Although polygamists often give birth at home in the family unit, Christine suffered a miscarriage the previous year and does not want to risk it again.Nevertheless, the prospect of a fourth wife requires some adjustment for the three wives, who fear being replaced as companions, as well as for their children, who have grown up with three mothers their entire lives.Robyn is moving into a new house about a half-mile from the Kody Brown home.Despite continued tension over the changes in the family due to the addition of Robyn, the four women mostly get along well.