The Good Wife Review: The Death and Desire Zone

Based on events from "The Death Zone," is it a coincidence that an anagram for The Good Wife is "Weighed Foot."

Okay, probably. But the presence of both Eddie Izzard as opposing British council and an anagram-loving barrister - sorry, solicitor - on the team of Lockhart/Gardner made this an especially enjoyable Case of the Week. It didn't hurt that The Wire's John Doman was at his pompous, shady best, either.

The libel suit also gave us another glimpse at a newly confident Alicia, who made Will both proud and aroused when she took initiative during the deposition. There are clear problems with these two dating, but the chemistry between the characters is undeniable.

It's like Alicia said to Will on the season one finale: it's not a question of feelings, it's a question of practicality. As the hot scene inside Will's apartment last week proved, and as their role playing jokes and near-bathroom dalliance made clear here, Alicia and Will couldn't be more comfortable with each other. This relationship has been a very long time coming and both are very much into it. There's just the pesky little problem of Alicia's employment. Read More...


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