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The Good Wife: Here Comes the Judge

When Will is convinced that a judge is biased against his client, he and Alicia risk the judge's wrath by demanding a hearing to determine if another judge should take over the case. Meanwhile, Grace is affected by the death of a classmate and starts falling for a "bad boy," Zach looks for a way to help Peter's campaign, and Kalinda becomes suspicious of Nick.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x8
Airdate: Sunday November 18th, 2012
Special Airtime: 09:30 pm

Alternate Airdates:

UK (MORE4) Mar 14, 2013
NZ (TV3) Jun 03, 2014

  • Currently 9/10
9/10 (3 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Amanda Peet
As Laura Hellinger
Jenna Gavigan
As Deborah
Karen Olivo
As Giada
Kurt Fuller
As Judge Dunaway
Marc Warren (2)
As Nick
P.J. Brown
As Bill
Judd Hirsch
As Judge Creary
Lorenzo Pisoni
As Garrett
Lucy Walters
As Sandy
Seth Numrich
As Randy
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 episode begins with texts asking Grace if she is fine. She replies that she is. We then see a video chat between friends who are discussing Grace’s attempt to commit suicide by swallowing a handful of pills and her ex-boyfriend, Connor already ready to date after his recent break up with Grace. Next, in the courtroom, Laura is cross-examining a man named Yates, asking him why he shot the victim four times in the head. He tells her that the victim’s wife, Gwyneth wanted him to kill her husband as she said that she loved him and if he killed her husband then they could be together. He is her Pilates instructor. We see that Will is defending Gwyneth and Laura is a little nervous as this is her first case. ..

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