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The Good Wife: Gloves Come Off

Alicia once again faces Louis Canning in court, but recent financial concerns lead her to reconsider his standing job offer. Meanwhile, Diane reconnects with the enigmatic Jack Copeland.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x18
Airdate: Sunday March 18th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

UK (MORE4) May 10, 2012
AU (ten) May 16, 2012


Guest Stars
Bryan BrownBryan Brown
As Jack Copeland
David ShumbrisDavid Shumbris
As Mr. Dobbs
Elizabeth ReaserElizabeth Reaser
As Tammy Linnata
Fred Dalton ThompsonFred Dalton Thompson
As Frank Michael Thomas
Michael BoatmanMichael Boatman
As Julius Cain
Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox
As Louis Canning
Zach GrenierZach Grenier
As David Lee
Brian CarneyBrian Carney
As Coach Breen
David CostabileDavid Costabile
As Zachary
Deborah RushDeborah Rush
As Judge Rigby
John C. VennemaJohn C. Vennema
As Paul Eckert
Philip BurkePhilip Burke
As Cameron
Richard BekinsRichard Bekins
As Dr. Rubich
Tally SessionsTally Sessions
As Officer Nolan
Main Cast
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
Josh CharlesJosh Charles
As Will Gardner
Archie PanjabiArchie Panjabi
As Kalinda Sharma


The scene opens with squabbling in the Lockhart conference room, first about whether or not they should replace Will during his disciplinary time out, then about giving Alicia a raise. And then there’s the little issue of who has been leaking about Will’s involvement in firm business to the Disciplinary Board. “Good thing they don’t like each other,” notes Will. “I’d be dead.” Diane dashes off to small claims court to testify in favor of flirtatious process server Jack Copeland; accused of manhandling a guy he served. Alicia is representing a client whose wife died on his snowmobile when the steering wheel locked and they ran into a tree. He’s suing the snowmobile maker. The judge wants them in chambers to negotiate, just as, outside the other courtroom, Jack asks Diane to dinner. ..

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