The Good Wife (2009– )

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Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.

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 Alicia Florrick (121 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Cary Agos (121 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Kalinda Sharma (121 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Diane Lockhart (121 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Will Gardner (106 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Eli Gold (89 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Grace Florrick (80 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Peter Florrick (79 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Zach Florrick (73 episodes, 2009-2014)
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Alicia Florrick is the wife of a former state's attorney for Cook County. He has been imprisoned after a sex and corruption scandal. Alicia must deal with the public humiliation. She must also fend for her two children. After years of being a housewife and mother, she returns to work as a litigator at the law firm Stern, Lockhart & Gardner. She must now prove herself in the courtroom. Written by Anonymous

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Guest stars who have played themselves interacting with the show's fictional characters include: Clinton Administration advisers Vernon Jordan and Donna Brazile; presidential MSNBC anchor and political commentator Chris Matthews; financial TV hosts Lou Dobbs and Jim Cramer; and OJ Simpson lawyer and co-founder of The Innocence Project Barry Scheck. Actor/lawyer/politician Fred Dalton Thompson plays Frank Michael Thomas, a thinly veiled version of himself (Thomas is also a former actor, lawyer, and politician). New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg appeared in the Season Four finale. See more »

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Compelling, Intelligent, Good Character Development
18 December 2009 | by (Seattle, WA. United States) – See all my reviews

I keep under-estimating this drama; perhaps because there are no big names associated with the production of it - my mistake! This drama continues to capture me hook, line and sinker every week. I am loving it to the point that it has become one of my 'must see' TV shows.

The writing is strong, the acting is as good as one finds on any other hit drama show (CSI franchises, Law & Order franchises, Criminal Law, etc.) and the direction is excellent. The budget is clearly huge. Given all that, this show may not win a bountiful of Emmy's although it may win for the lead actress or the support actress.

However, with all that is on the air these days, this is in the top 10% of all television and the top 2-3% of Drama.


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