The Good Wife

The Good Wife

The Good Wife is a drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who must assume full responsibility for her family and re-enter the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption scandal lands him in jail.

Pushing aside the betrayal and crushing public humiliation caused by her husband Peter (Chris Noth), Alicia Florrick (Margulies) starts over by pursuing her original career as a defense attorney. As a junior associate at a prestigious Chicago law firm, she joins her longtime friend, former law school classmate and firm partner Will Gardner (Josh Charles), who is interested to see how Alicia will perform after 13 years out of the courtroom. Alicia is grateful the firm's top litigator, Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski), offers to mentor her but discovers the offer has conditions and realizes she's going to need to succeed on her own merit.

Alicia's main competition among the firm's 20-something new recruits is Cary (Matt Czuchry), a recent Harvard grad who is affable on the surface, but will use any means to ensure that he, not Alicia, secures the one full-time associate position that's available. Fortunately, Alicia finds an ally in Kalinda (Archie Panjabi), the firm's tough in-house investigator. Gaining confidence every day, Alicia transforms herself from embarrassed politician's scorned wife to resilient career woman, especially for the sake of providing a stable home for her children, 14-year-old Zach (Graham Phillips) and 13-year-old Grace (Makenzie Vega).

For the first time in years, Alicia trades in her identity as the "good wife" and takes charge of her own destiny. (Source: CBS)

Episode Info

Next: 7x17 -- Shoot (Mar/20/2016)

Diane attempts to defend the father of a shooting victim when he's charged with defamation for portraying the owner of a gun store as a killer.

Prev: 7x16 -- Hearing (Mar/06/2016)

Assistant American attorney Connor Foxputs together a grand jury. Alicia, Eli and Mike Tascioni take a look at the charges Peter is facing.

Available Episodes

Wanna Partner?
May 10, 2015
Season 6 episode 22

Don't Fail
May 03, 2015
Season 6 episode 21

The Deconstruction
Apr 26, 2015
Season 6 episode 20

Winning Ugly
Apr 12, 2015
Season 6 episode 19

Loser Edit
Apr 05, 2015
Season 6 episode 18

Undisclosed Recipien..
Mar 29, 2015
Season 6 episode 17

Red Meat
Mar 22, 2015
Season 6 episode 16

Julianna MarguliesJulianna Margulies
As Alicia Florrick
Matt CzuchryMatt Czuchry
As Cary Agos
Graham PhillipsGraham Phillips
As Zach Florrick
Makenzie VegaMakenzie Vega
As Grace Florrick
Christine BaranskiChristine Baranski
As Diane Lockhart
Alan CummingAlan Cumming
As Eli Gold (S02 - ; recurring previously)
Archie PanjabiArchie Panjabi
As Kalinda Sharma (S01 - S06)
Chris NothChris Noth
As Governor Peter Florrick
Josh CharlesJosh Charles
As Will Gardner (S01-S05; recurring afterwards)
Zach GrenierZach Grenier
As David Lee (S05 - ; recurring previously)



Reviews: 1
the good wifeRating: 2 likes, 0 dislikes

THis is the best new drama series of TV.
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Review posted on Wednesday, December 2nd 2009 at 6:18 pm


Reviews: 2
Class ActRating: 1 likes, 0 dislikes

This show is truly my favorite! I think the acting is just great,and the story lines keep us all very interested to see what's next. Do keep up the good work one and all and thanks CBS for bringing this "class act" to our television screens and in our homes! Read more

Review posted on Monday, May 9th 2011 at 3:40 am


Reviews: 1
Great showRating: 1 likes, 0 dislikes

I love Julianna Marguiles. I think she is terrif!! The show is engaging, adult oriented ,brillant and she is showiing her best side.. Chrs Noth is a definite plus.. Wouldnt miss it!!! Read more

Review posted on Sunday, November 22nd 2009 at 8:58 pm

3 reviews available
5x12: We, the Juries recap: Alicia and Will argue with Judge Spencer that their clients should be allowed separate trials. The couple is accused of smuggling drugs and they were originally represented by one firm. Now that Alicia is gone from LG the judge allows there to be two separate trials. Spencer rules that it will be a double jury so that witnesses don't need to be questioned twice... read more.

5x11: Goliath and David recap: At Alicia's Christmas party, Eli questions Marilyn about her decision to name her baby Peter. She says it has nothing to do with the governor and claims the father is another man named Peter. Alicia walks up and asks if they have seen the band. She leaves the two and finds the band. She pays them and the band ask them about a possible case they may have. They legally covered a song by the rapper Rebel Kane but they claim a TV show copied their copy. Alicia comments that Peter was in prison with Rebel Kane. Cary warns that it's a David and Goliath situation to go up against a TV show like this but the band offers to pay a percentage of the $2,300,000 they are seeking... read more.

5x10: The Decision Tree recap: Kalinda chases Boyle in a high speed pursuit. Boyle arrives at Florrick-Agos and enters the building. Kalinda calls Diane to inform her of this news. She will continue to trail him until Diane says otherwise. Diane hangs up and tells Will about Boyle. Neither of them know why he's there... read more.

5x9: Whack-a-mole recap: Alicia meets with her employees, who all agree that they need more money. She asks what they should do about it. Robyn asks about their Christmas party and suggests they have a real roll out now that they have office space. Alicia takes a call from Zayeed who needs help with a problem. The FBI is in his home asking about a friend who was applying as a job to be a CIA consultant. He needs her to be there to make sure he doesn't accidentally get his friend in trouble... read more.

5x7: The Next Week recap: A man is pulled over by a police officer and asked to take a breathalyser test. The officer says he doesn't have one in the car though so he asks to take him down to the station... read more.
Recurring Guests

Chris Noth as Peter Florrick (55 eps)
Mary Beth Peil as Jackie Florrick (32 eps)
Zach Grenier as David Lee (20 eps)
Titus Welliver as SA Glenn Childs (19 eps)
Michael Boatman as Julius Cain (17 eps)
Anika Noni Rose as Wendy Scott-Carr (16 eps)
Michael J. Fox as Louis Canning (15 eps)
Renée Goldsberry as ASA Geneva Pine (15 eps)
Scott Porter as Landlord/Blake Calamar (14 eps)
Jerry Adler (1) as Howard Lynn (13 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Family | Politics
Status: Final Season
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 22, 2009
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