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The Good Wife: Pants On Fire

As Alicia counsels a client whether to accept a strict plea deal, she's distracted by Peter's newest political rival, whose actions force her back into the public spotlight

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x20
Airdate: Sunday April 15th, 2012

Director: Roxann Dawson
Writer: Ted Humphrey

Alternate Airdates:

UK (MORE4) May 24, 2012
AU (ten) May 30, 2012

  • Currently 8.5/10
8.5/10 (4 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Chris NothChris Noth
As Peter Florrick
David DrakeDavid Drake
As Jacques
Dennis BoutsikarisDennis Boutsikaris
As Tommy Segera
Joanna GleasonJoanna Gleason
As Judge Romano
Julianne NicholsonJulianne Nicholson
As Callie
Mary Beth PeilMary Beth Peil
As Jackie Florrick
Matthew PerryMatthew Perry
As Mike Kresteva
Mike PniewskiMike Pniewski
As Frank Landau
Parker PoseyParker Posey
As Vanessa Gold
Jason KravitsJason Kravits
As Nestor
Lou LiberatoreLou Liberatore
As Disbarred Lawyer
Sarah SokolovicSarah Sokolovic
As Mary Jane Heidl
Will SwensonWill Swenson
As Justin
Main Cast
Julianna Margulies
As Alicia Florrick
Matt Czuchry
As Cary Agos
Josh Charles
As Will Gardner
Archie Panjabi
As Kalinda Sharma
Graham Phillips
As Zach Florrick
Makenzie Vega
As Grace Florrick
Christine Baranski
As Diane Lockhart


The scene opens with Alicia meeting Jackie at the hair salon. Alicia asked her as to why did buy the house which Alicia wanted to buy. Jackie tells her that she wouldn’t live for long and that she wants to do something for Peter and the children. Alicia figures out that Jackie wants to live there with them and tells Jackie that finally she is doing what she always wanted; replacing her. Jackie tells Alicia that she is not replacing her as she was the one who left. Alicia tells Jackie that she is a lawyer and that she is going to stop her. Next, in the court, Diane is representing Lindsay, Megan and Pamela. She tells the court that they are innocent. But Cary disputes it and tells the court that apart from the DNA, this time there is physical evidence as well. ..

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