'Good Wife' rips 'Glee' story from the headlines, makes fantastic music video

The "Law & Order" franchise -- and "SVU," its lone remaining incarnation -- is known for its topical ripped-from-the-headlines storylines. But CBS' legal drama "The Good Wife" is quickly becoming the go-to show for topical plots. Case in point: Sunday's (Jan. 5) episode of "TGW," which tackled a case incredibly similar to a "Glee" controversy from early 2013. When "Glee" covered Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Baby Got Back," fans of singer/songwriter Jonathan Coulton recognized the folksy arrangement used on the show as the very same one Coulton had released years before. But after complaining to the show, Coulton received a less-than-stellar response. "They also got in touch with my peeps to basically say that they're within their legal rights to do this, and that I should be happy for the exposure (even though they do not credit me, and have not even publicly acknowledged that it's my version -- so you know, it's kind of SECRET...


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