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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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A show about politics
1 January 2011 | by See all my reviews

This is not a family/drama series.

This is an intelligent and well written series about politics and the law.

The system, if I may.

The character developments are great, indeed, but the focus of the series is not on the main character as a wife or parent - but as a lawyer, and the cases her firm handles. Her struggles with her husband becomes another way of portraying examples from politics, rather than being the center of the series. With that being said, the drama scenes here and there are extremely well written.

This is a show that grows on you, like great series does, building up slowly - Until you find yourself hooked. It gives me the same feeling as another great TV-series, The Wire. It is also visually stunning.

Take your time with it, watch the whole first season. It won't disappoint you.


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