THE GOOD WIFE “Feeding The Rat” Review

THE GOOD WIFE "Feeding The Rat" Season 3 Episode 4 – This was easily the best episode the show has done so far this season, finally shedding much of the arrogance which I felt had marred the first fewepisodes, along with the political stances which were at best annoying and delving back into tackling social conventions and expectations with a sly sort of smirk. It didn’t pretend to be overly sexy, and in not pretending to be overly sexy it pulled off a hell of a lot more than previous episodes had.

Well, with the exception of the threesome conversation between Lisa Edelstein’s character, Will and Peter which felt so uncomfortable and awkwardly shoehorned in that if it were not for the charm of the three actors involved, the whole conversation would have splattered on the screen. Her character’s ploy to bring Will over to her offices was probably the weakest written part of the episode – it worked for me because I like Edelstein and after two seasons Josh Charles has finally won me over through pure persistance on his side. But the show has already explored the firm breaking up and the whole thing was resolved so quickly it felt like a redundant plot. Read More...


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