The Good Wife Recap: It’s All in the Footnotes

"Where does an accountant put his mistakes?" It sounds like the setup for a drier than dry joke when Hayden says it about sixteen minutes into this episode, but once again, our sage trustee has outlined one of our major themes with just one line of throwaway dialogue. The answer is in the footnotes, those tiny bits of extra information that don’t always fit into the regular narrative, but if you’re diligent, you may just find they contain multitudes — and drama.

In the same vein, it was all the stuff that wasn’t said/shown in "Waiting for the Knock" that was where all the action was hiding, but you had to look hard (such small print!) Namely:


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