'The Good Wife' Recap: Maddie's Bombshell Game Changer

Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Season 4, Episode 6 of CBS' "The Good Wife," titled "The Art of War."

Ladies and gentleman, the gasps have returned. This episode of "The Good Wife" -- "The Art Of War" -- is a game changer. In fact, it's the game changer many stories needed.

Where to begin? Amanda Peet's fine performance? Maura Tierney's character's bombshell? The drinks between Alicia and Kalinda? So much to discuss.

Judge Kuhn (Linda Edmond), one of my favorite recurring characters, returned to ask Alica for her help in Captain Laura Hellinger's (Amanda Peet) case. I really enjoy the way Judge Kuhn interacts with the characters, how her mere presence makes them act -- even Nick (Marc Warren). That very first scene with Judge Kuhn, Nick, Maddie (Maura Tierney) and Mandy (Miriam Shor) all sitting around amused me. Alicia decides to help Judge Kuhn and an unsure Captain Hellinger. However, Captain Hellinger changes her tune once she sees Alicia in court. It's been a few episodes since we had a really strong court case and episode, I think that's what was lacking from the last couple of installments. Plus, when Alicia is good, she's great. Read More...



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