'The Good Wife' recap: Caitlins and Marthas and Alicias and Celestes

Just when I thought I was all Lockhart-Gardner-ed out, they pull me back in.

After one too many lackluster episodes that dealt more with cases than characters (spinal chord stimulator lady, we hardly knew ye!), The Good Wife's writers are finally trading their flyswatters for a bazooka, as Alicia might say. This week's episode gets my vote for the best of the season so far, complete with all the elements that once made the show so compulsively watchable. The actor Dylan Baker gives another can't-tear-your-eyes-away performance as the newly-tattooed Colin Sweeney. The always amusing and much missed David Lee returns with some good old-fashioned bluntness. And there's cutthroat competition in nearly every subplot: Alicia vs. Celeste, Cary vs. Imani, and of course, Eli vs. the world. Plus, with Eli promising to get the Florricks back together, the sparring between Alicia and Eli—which was always entertaining last season—is bound to start up again. Read More...



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