THE GOOD WIFE “Marthas and Caitlines” Review

THE GOOD WIFE "Marthas and Caitlins" Season 3 Episode 5 – No one likes to see their protagonist get their ass handed to them on a platter, but when David Lee does it you can’t help but enjoy it. The reason he gave Alicia a smackdown was because she indirectly disobeyed his indirect instructions to hire her dippy niece over a more qualified, sensible (ugh) candidate. The endgame of this plot was Alicia finding out from Will that she was the "Caitlin", hired over a much more qualified candidate. I sort of thought Alicia was well aware that she, as a newly separated mother of two with ten years out of practice would not be the most ideal candidate for a law firm, but whatever.

The case this week was easily among the best cases the show has done, getting all of the lawyers involved in the action and delivering twist after twist, in no small part thanks to Dylan Baker’sperformance as Colin, the benign, insane murderer behind bars for manslaughter (though you know he’s a murdering maniac). Baker overdoes the performance completely, but he’s so charming and smug that I don’t really care. Read More...


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