The Good Wife

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The Good Wife

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Sundays ,9:00 PM EST on CBS
Tracked 47,017 Times
7 Seasons, 157 Episodes
60 Minutes
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The Good Wife stars Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, a woman whose husband, a Chicago district attorney, is sent to prison, forcing her to go to work as a junior associate in a law firm to support her two children. As her career starts to progress, her husband is exonerated, and Alicia must wrestle with her allegiance to her husband, and new romance and career opportunities.

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by RachelL

Oct 21, 2014 4:46 PM EDT

I was late to the game on this show - mostly skeptical because I assumed that like many other CBS dramas, the series was serviceable but not essential TV. How wrong was I? The Good Wife - minus a few questionable plotlines (Kalinda's ex-husband) and characters that any series over 3 seasons old likely experiences - is without a doubt one of TV's finest dramas. It is consistently well-written, gripping and relevant; the cases on this show are often ripped from the headlines, Law & Order style, but in a much more subtle way, often offering way more insightful commentary - particularly when the cases pertain to technology. Alicia is also without a doubt one of the - if not THE strongest female character on TV right now.

by scotwot

Feb 18, 2016 6:39 PM EST

Update: Feb 2016 - only a few eps left and I am really going to miss this show, Alan Cumming especially, the always great Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Julianna Margulies who's poised, self-contained yet conflicted character has been so intriguing to watch. :/ Everyone involved has been exceptional, let's not forget Michael J. Fox as Louis Canning, sooooo good! If only all tv was this entertaining.

I've not missed one episode. I love this show, deserving of Margulies' depth as an actor. The one with Will, you know the one I mean, was truly out of left field. Love Michael J. Fox and now Jeffery Dean Morgan is joining the cast - any advance screenings for sidereel members????? :D

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