The Good Wife: Season 3, Episode 4

Feeding the Rat (16 Oct. 2011)

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Alicia takes on what may be the firm's final pro-bono case. Meanwhile, Diane and Will's attempts to foil Eli's power play take an unexpected turn when Will gets a job offer he may not be able to refuse.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Travis Dolan
Judge Francis Flamm
Imani Stonehouse
Detective Harcourt
Andrew Boylan
Justin Coyne
Nina Dolan


Alicia takes on a pro bono case where the witness quickly becomes the prime suspect, but it's Lockhart & Gardner that may be in the most jeopardy, as Will and Diane consider their futures and the firm's direction. Written by CBS Publicity

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Crime | Drama | Mystery





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Of the Innocent; WillPonders Life ***
17 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The case, where an eye witness to a crime, becomes the object of accusation was settled rather quickly. We had a black female hot-shot attorney there making sure that there were no problems involving race regarding accepting of deals. What egg she must have had on her face when the real killer was discovered. Wasn't this a perfect example of stereotyping?

Will ponders his life and his goals when his want-to-be steamy ex-girlfriend proposes that by sticking with him, she can lead him to the role of baseball commissioner in time to come. Right. I'm your future superintendent of schools.

Harvey Fierstein guest-starred as a judge in the above case. He was ill-suited for the part and looked more like he wanted to break out in song and jest.

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