The Good Wife Recap: A Gleeful Parody

We’re back after a much-needed breather. Some of the intensity from the 100th episode has died down, but given the Bad News Anvil that dropped just before the credits last night, we’re not out of the woods yet. This episode paid-off the season’s premise so well by pitting Alicia against Will in a battle of wits and low blows. So crank up the Katy Perry (anything to get “Thicky Trick” out of your head), here’s what we learned from last night’s episode of The Good Wife.


Petergate: The Set-Up
The episode picked up almost exactly where we left off before the break: practically mid-spit take. The lovely and pregnant Marilyn drops all sorts of infuriating hints about the father of her baby and her placid provocations would irritate me as well were it not so fun to watch Eli squirm. Later on in the episode, he enlists Kalinda’s help to track down Marilyn’s mysterious baby daddy. First of all, that was a neat bit of logistical gymnastics Eli pulled off trying to make Kalinda believe she would be helping Alicia and not Peter in this particular case. Secondly, I think we can all agree that you can’t make Kalinda believe anything she doesn’t want to and it was likely the $500/hr rate (damn) that got her on board.  Read More...


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