The Good Wife Recap: Not With a Bang


Besieged on All Sides
Let’s start this week by looking at all the ways in which Diane Lockhart is attacked this episode. She continues to be pushed out by her own firm, is pursued by a former classmate and nemesis (Rita Wilson), sued by an employee, lovingly pressured by her friends to drop her engagement, threatened by a pack of twentysomething ballistic experts, and, worst of all, completely betrayed by her protégée, Alicia. A lesser woman might have crumbled or even shown some weakness, but Diane Lockhart emerged this episode more powerful than she’s been all season. It’s almost as if the attacks give her strength. She trounces said nemesis and employee, ignores her friends and her insecurities and marries the man who makes her happy. Logic and outside pressure be damned. But the episode doesn’t end with a wedding. That wouldn’t be the right finish to Diane Lockhart’s story. The episode ends with her marshaling her forces against the worst betrayal. I wouldn’t want to be in Alicia’s stylish yet unaffordable pumps.  Read More...


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