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Invitation to an Inquest 

Will and Alicia clash with an insurance company lawyer at a coroner's inquest after a judge's death, Zack's new Muslim girlfriend could cause problems with Peter's campaign, and Cary brings in a big client with his father's help.



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Alicia and Will represents her friend Janie Ludwig when her husband, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Roger Ludwig, is killed in a car accident. The insurance company is refusing to pay out on his $2 million insurance policy arguing negligence as he was talking on his cellphone at the time of the accident. When the lawyers start scoring points, the insurance company representative suggests that the judge may have committed suicide. Kalinda and Robyn get evidence he may have been forced off the road - meaning he was murdered. Cary meanwhile is pleased when a major pharmaceutical firm hires Lockhart Gardner giving him all of the credit. He's happy to get the credit but somewhat taken aback when he learns his father had something to do with it. Peter Florrick win the Democratic primary for Governor but Eli and Jordan become aware of a problem - with the parents of Zack's girlfriend Nisa. Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Mystery


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17 March 2013 (USA)  »

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The Good Wife Invitatiion to an Inquest
18 March 2013 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

The firm must try to go to court at a funeral home when Roger Ludwig shows up dead due to a car crash. It was funny to see Alicia and Will go up against another lawyer who was not a nice guy and it was satisfying for the pair to win out in the end. Cary's father returns to town wanting to be involved with the firm for his pharmaceutical company. The firm won the company but Cary remained as a fourth year even though his father tried to make him partner. The campaign wins over Maddie but they have their own problems where Eli to get rid of Jordan throws him under the bus for getting Zach to break up with his girlfriend which was beneficial for Zach but got Jordan out of his job which I am happy about because I never really liked the character to begin with. Robyn I thought would be a problem for the show but her being so different to Kalinda is great as the two work together and while she is a quirky girl she has her smarts which became helpful to the firm. Overall a good episode with nothing completely special happening but the end of the episode leaves us going to the banquet where Matthew Perry is expected to make his return to the show after he got his NBC show to be successful for that show making him unavailable to guest on the show like he could have.

EPISODE GRADE: B (MVP: Alan Cumming)

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