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The Good Wife: And The Law Won

Amidst staff and budget cuts at the firm, Will tries to help by turning down a low settlement offer in his first case back from suspension. Meanwhile, Alicia unexpectedly aids Peter's campaign.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x2
Airdate: Sunday October 07th, 2012
Special Airtime: 09:30 pm

Alternate Airdates:

AU (ten) Oct 17, 2012
UK (MORE4) Jan 31, 2013

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Guest Stars
Chris Noth
As Peter Florrick
Edward Herrmann
As Lionel Deerfield
Marc Warren (2)
As Nick
Maura Tierney
As Maddie Hayward
Nathan Lane
As Clarke
Frank Wood
As Joseph
Harry Bouvy
As Corporate Realtor
James Urbaniak
As Judge Temple
Maite Alina
As Brianna
Mike Doyle
As Officer Mallen
Main Cast
Julianna Margulies
As Alicia Florrick
Matt Czuchry
As Cary Agos
Josh Charles
As Will Gardner
Archie Panjabi
As Kalinda Sharma
Christine Baranski
As Diane Lockhart


The episode begins with the employees of the firm being interviewed for the “downsizing”. One of them states that some of them have issues with Alicia. And the issue is the office Alicia is in; it is the largest for any fourth year and the only one on the 28th floor. On the other hand, Alicia doesn’t say anything bad about her colleagues. Next, Will is working on his first case. In the court, Will plays a video of the anti-NATO protest where we see that one of the cops, tases a protester, Tyler Beecham, thrice with a stun gun, sending 1400 volts each time into his body. Tyler dies before the EMT arrives. And now Tyler’s mother is suing the Chicago state for wrongful death. ..

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