Louis Canning helps one of his clients stonewall Alicia in a multi-million dollar case, Clarke Hayden makes a move to oust Lockhart and Gardner, and Wendy Scott-Carr helps the Feds go after Eli Gold.


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The firm is pursuing a $15 million lawsuit against a company whose chairman, Wilkes, is proving to be particularly difficult to depose. Alicia travels to a remote rural location to depose him and despite a judge's order that he make himself available for 3 hours, she barely seen him for 3 minutes. Wilkes' lawyer is none other that Alicia's nemesis, Louis Canning and her patience is growing thin. Will and Diane square off against Clarke Hayden who seeks to have them removed as head of the firm after foiling his attempt at a merger. Eli Gold is in trouble with Federal authorities over previous campaign activities and his pursuer is none other than Wendy Scott-Carr. Written by garykmcd

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6 January 2013 (USA)  »

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Lockhart/Gardner this week are dealing with forecloses. At the same time Diane and Will are being called to mediation for bankruptcy. Will returns to the case and we learn the girl is suing because of a disease she got from a pool. Alicia is gone off to meet with someone involved in the case. The opposing lawyer is once again Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox). She is given three hours to speak to the president of the bank Wilkes (James Rebhorn). Alicia starts her questioning but Wilkes makes a speech about how banks are made to be the bad guys. Alicia shows him some photos of the young girl suing. Wilkes then leaves which will not make the judge happy. Back in Chicago Eli is visited by Peter supporter Frank Landau who may have some worrying news. Eli is being looked into and Frank tells Eli he should have backup so Peter's campaign does not go downhill. Alicia goes to meet Wilkes once again but he does not show up. Before she leaves Louis hands her some new information about the pond being near the swimming pool. Diane try's to talk to Clarke who she finds out has made the notice to make Diane and Will no longer partners because he believes they are messing up the law firm. Alicia goes to meet with Wilkes again but once again he does not show up. Alicia is told one of Louis's friends died and he wants to give a eulogies and leave. Wendy Scott-Carr turns up and is on Eli's case so he believes she has a bias. The women Alicia meet in the cabin store was Simone Canning (Susan Misner) Loui's wife and finds out Louis did not have a dead friend. Alicia goes to meet with the president who does not show up again so Alicia gives Louis another report. Back in Chicago trespassing is brought up and the case might be dropped. Eli meets Jordan Karahalios (T.R. Knight) who might be his new replacement calling him the old guy. Alicia now brings two witnesses in front of Louis getting the judge to force Wilkes to come. Diane meets with Wendy's campaign adviser to get some information of Wendy so he calls her which is what Diane wanted to happen. Alicia in the cabin gets a knock from Kalinda with some new supplies for her. In Chicago Cary has to testify and after questions from both sides it does not look good for Clake. Kalinda rings the private number Louis called and finds out Wilkes has unknown public cancer. Wendy comes with reinforcements to get files related to Eli at the law firm because of the case. After making the writer leave Alicia brings up cancer which allows her to get to money to keep the secret quiet. Diane and Will are not removed with this case win and someone buying bad debts. Alicia is leaving but finds out Louis was the one to buy the debt. This was a weird episode and Fox was not as strong as past appearances. Anika was great again and cannot wait for more of her arc. The guest starts such as Nathan Lane and T.R. Knight are doing much better work then the main actors on the show.

EPISODE GRADE: C+ (MVP: Nathan Lane)

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