THE GOOD WIFE “Get A Room” Review

THE GOOD WIFE "Get A Room" Season 3 Episode 3 – To a large extent the show I fell in love withreturned in a form in the third episode of what has been a ridiculously disappointing third season. It still has that arrogant air about it which makes it hard to like, but this was an all round solid episode, gueststarring Lisa Edelstein (who, as the episode’s closing suggests, might be joining the firm) as the opposition in a case of spinal tap (though not really. It had something to do with spines and discs and was won with a dastardly patent but I just really wanted to use the phrase ‘spinal tap’). Alicia’s brother Owen, otherwise known as Exposition Man, returns to, you guessed it, provide plenty of exposition. And Eli handles cheese.

We’ll get Eli’s thing out of the way first because it was the least interesting and, despite giving us a substantial case of cheese, did not have the courtesy to be cheesy. Eli’s subplots usually contain a fair few killer scenes, but these scenes were jumbled and seemed more intent on having him react with outrage to a variety of flubs in a way I can only imagine was meant to be the height of all hilarity. Read More...


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