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 (127 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Cary Agos (127 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Kalinda Sharma (127 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Diane Lockhart (127 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Will Gardner (106 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Eli Gold (92 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Grace Florrick (83 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Peter Florrick (83 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Zach Florrick (74 episodes, 2009-2015)
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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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On July 11, 2012, during the filming of a "Good Wife" episode in which she was guest-starring, actress Kristin Chenoweth was struck by a falling piece of lighting equipment. She was knocked unconscious by the blow and was taken to the hospital in an ambulance. After several months of recovery, in which it was unsure if she would be able to return to her role, Chenoweth reported in September 2012 that her medical issues included not being able to "form a sentence after it happened"; a skull fracture; and continuing pain in her ribs and hip. See more »

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A great drama
14 June 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I have not been watching any of the law-firm based dramas such as Law & Order. Therefore I decided to give this show a try. I had already seen Julianna Margulies' excellent role in "City Island",which also featured the underrated Andy Garcia.

I was expected Margulies' portrayal of Alicia Florrick to bear a more victimized expression. What I saw instead was a strong female character

  • a character not stereotyped as a woman out to give a free vasectomy


to every man who comes in her way. She holds her own, and does so without trying to bulldoze anyone who disagrees with her even remotely. Even the minor characters such as her children and mother are developed in satisfying detail.

I have only watched 9 episodes so far, but I definitely like what I see. Each episode has a definite conclusion, usually a happy one. It is possible to see the episodes out of sequence without feeling like you missed something. I give this show 10/10.


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