It’s sad, but true: This Sunday is the final episode of CBS’ long-running legal drama “The Good Wife.” However, the series, created by Robert and Michelle King, was always so much more than a legal drama. At its core from day one, the series was a character drama with a legal backdrop. Sure, there were […]
Perhaps the biggest news last week was that Archie Panjabi announced she’d be leaving “The Good Wife” at the end of this season. Panjabi won an Emmy in 2010 for her portrayal of fan favorite Kalinda Sharma, and audiences may also remember her from her work on “Bend It Like Beckham” and “A Mighty Heart.”
In the season premiere of “The Good Wife,” the episode description for “The Line” reads as follows: Alicia is adamant in her refusal to run for State’s Attorney despite Eli’s attempts to persuade her to launch a campaign. Meanwhile, as Diane considers joining Florrick/Agos as partner, an internal crisis threatens to destroy the firm. Beyond that, […]
Deep into Season Five, the CBS drama is stronger than ever with more to come.
Returning after a month’s respite—the better to take a break from the fever pitch hostilities between the warring firms of Lockhart-Gardner and Florrick-Agos—“The Good Wife” continues as network TV’s best series, with new episodes available on CBS and seasons 1-4 on Streampix.
Happy 100th episode, “The Good Wife.” This week’s installment, “The Decision Tree,” featured a huge party, Will and Alicia flashbacks, Kalinda sex, a car chase and John Noble. What more could a fan want? How about Jackie calling a Dreidel “a Hannukah” and fart sound effects? It could have used more Diane, but “The Next […]
Who is the biggest gangster on “The Good Wife?” Is it Will (Josh Charles), who is determined to turn Lockhart-Gardner into a nationwide legal empire? Is it the message board poster in this week’s case who proclaims himself “gangsta”? Alicia (Julianna Margulies) and Cary stole numerous Lockhart-Gardner clients, which gives them some street cred. In this […]
This week’s episode of “The Good Wife,” “The Next Month,” picked up, as the title suggested, several weeks after the last one. The show has set the bar so high for itself that what would be a great episode for most other series just seems average. Once again, Florrick-Agos had a client who used to […]
With all the turmoil of two weeks ago on ‘Hitting the Fan’ and then the morning after hangover of ‘The Next Day,’ Sunday night’s “The Good Wife” episode, ‘The Next Week,’ found the show getting back into its normal routine
How many ways will “The Good Wife” find to bring the attorneys of Lockhart-Gardner and Florrick/Agos together? Sunday’s episode found the two firms mingling because of a lawsuit. Read our recap and watch the episode …