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The Good Wife

Series Summary
When a very public sex and political-corruption scandal lands her husband, Peter, in prison, Alicia Florrick must get past the humiliation and betrayal and assume responsibility for her family. She resumes her career as a defense attorney, shedding her persona as the embarrassed wife of a politician, and takes charge of her destiny. Four years later, Alicia decides to leave Lockhart/Gardner and start a new law firm with a colleague, Cary Agos. Now that Peter has won the gubernatorial election, Alicia must balance her evolving career and family responsibilities with her new position as first lady of Illinois.

Air Dates: 2009 - Present

Genres: Drama, Law

Network: CBS

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Season 6, Ep. 6 : Old Spice Oct 26, 2014

Elsbeth and Alicia put their fight on hold when they both have clients facing economic espionage charges; Diane battles her former partners over office space.

  • Season 6, Ep. 5 : Shiny Objects Oct 19, 2014

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    When Dean and Alicia represent a former chief executive officer who is suing the company that fired her, they face off with Elsbeth Tascioni and Rayna Hecht; a hacker threatens Florrick/Agos/Lockhart by taking control of their files.

  • Season 6, Ep. 4 : Oppo Research Oct 12, 2014

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    Eli asks a respected campaign manager (Steven Pasquale) to help Alicia explore the option of running for state's attorney.

  • Season 6, Ep. 3 : Dear God Oct 5, 2014

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    Joy Grubick, a pretrial service officer, interviews Cary's colleagues to determine if he should remain behind bars; a client's case ends up in Christian arbitration.

  • Season 6, Ep. 2 : Trust Issues Sep 28, 2014

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    As the firm deals with an internal legal crisis, Alicia tries to hold onto their biggest client; Diane plots her move.

  • Season 6, Ep. 1 : The Line Sep 21, 2014

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    Despite pressure from Eli, Alicia is determined not to run for State's Attorney; Diane considers joining Florrick/Agos; a crisis threatens to tear the firm apart.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • Four seasons in, The Good Wife remains a marvel of clever plotting and tremendously witty ensemble acting. show more

  • They're delightful. [26 Nov 2012, p.48] show more

  • Even at its most desultory, when the show is happily proceeding through legal drama conventions or even high-concept schlock, the execution, from the writing to the acting, resonates with virtuosic polish. show more

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