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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Last night’s aptly titled “Hitting the Fan” episode of “The Good Wife” was the culmination of this season’s domino-like set-up, as all hell broke loose at the beleaguered law firm of Lockhart & Gardner.
Sunday’s episode of “The Good Wife,” “Hitting the Fan,” delivered a sharp rebuke to the current accepted wisdom that broadcast television is no longer worthy of Emmys. This episode is on par with the best cable dramas, and it packs its punch without nudity, cursing or violence, other than of the psychological variety. Yes, the […]
Lots of television episodes are described as game-changing. This Sunday’s episode of “The Good Wife” — ominously titled “Hitting the Fan” — actually lives up to the billing. When Lockhart-Gardner splits into two firms, every single relationship on the show is forever altered. Friends become enemies. Allegiances shift. The love triangle that drove the show’s […]
It took four seasons and four episodes, but the firm of Lockhart & Gardner is about to implode in a major way after last Sunday’s installment of “The Good Wife.”
Diane set off a civil war in the “Good Wife” law firm Sunday night. Read our recap, and watch the episode …
Although it’s been showered with Emmy nominations and critical praise, “The Good Wife” has gotten a little lost on Sunday night in the midst of cable’s big guns—HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and “Boardwalk Empire,” Showtime’s final season of “Dexter,” “Ray Donovan” and the new “Masters of Sex,” AMC’s “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad” and “The Walking […]