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The Good Wife 

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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 156 episodes, 2009-2016
...  Cary Agos 156 episodes, 2009-2016
...  Diane Lockhart 156 episodes, 2009-2016
...  Kalinda Sharma 134 episodes, 2009-2015
...  Eli Gold 121 episodes, 2010-2016
...  Will Gardner 108 episodes, 2009-2016
...  Grace Florrick 103 episodes, 2009-2016
...  Peter Florrick 101 episodes, 2009-2016
...  Zach Florrick 78 episodes, 2009-2016
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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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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Elisabeth Shue was considered for the role of Alicia Florrick, but turned down the role to spend more time with her family. See more »

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A great drama
14 June 2010 | by 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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