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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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Series cast summary:
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 Alicia Florrick (135 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Cary Agos (135 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Diane Lockhart (135 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Kalinda Sharma (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Will Gardner (107 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Eli Gold (100 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Grace Florrick (90 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Peter Florrick (89 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Zach Florrick (76 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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During a Emmy roundtable for "Hollywood Reporter" in 2014, Julianna Margulies revealed that she was only the third choice for the lead part on the show. Ashley Judd and Helen Hunt both turned down the part of Alicia. 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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