'The Good Wife' recap: Whine and Cheese

This season of The Good Wife has felt like preparing a fondue: You have to take the time to slice the pieces you’re going to dip into the simmering pot and trust that when you’re ready to whip out the skewers and dine, it will be delicious and worth the wait. It’s fitting then that the episode that (fingers crossed) finally put all the players in place for this season to catch fire was one involving cheese.

Before we get into Eli’s dairy problem, let’s dig into how Will’s getting burned. Kalinda told him Peter was backing off the investigation because of his conflict of interest, and with the more reasonable Cary in charge of it, Will had dodged a bullet. Dana called Kalinda and told her she needed a meeting with Diane -- even though the investigation was winding down -- and promised she’d tell her when things started heating up again. That was now. Peter hadn’t recused himself to back off, he’d done it so he could bring on a special prosecutor, Wendy Scott-Carr, whose slow, deliberate, self-righteous way of speaking will annoy the crap out of Will (and Diane) if nothing else. Read More...



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