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While Alicia defends a teen wrongly imprisoned for a summer camp murder, her actions get Peter an unlikely opponent for the governor's race, and she is forced to confront her mother-in-law, who has bought her old home.

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Roxann Dawson

Writers:

Robert King (created by), Michelle King (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Julianna Margulies ... Alicia Florrick
Matt Czuchry ... Cary Agos
Archie Panjabi ... Kalinda Sharma
Alan Cumming ... Eli Gold
Josh Charles ... Will Gardner
Christine Baranski ... Diane Lockhart
Chris Noth ... Peter Florrick
Matthew Perry ... Mike Kresteva
Parker Posey ... Vanessa Gold
Dennis Boutsikaris ... Tommy Segara
Mike Pniewski ... Frank Landau
Liesel Allen Yeager Liesel Allen Yeager ... Lindsey
Joanna Gleason ... Judge Carmella Romano
Jason Kravits ... Nestor
Will Swenson ... Justin Varney
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Alicia defends a young client, Lindsey, whose conviction was vacated due to DNA evidence. She and two other girls had been convicted of luring another girl into the woods at a summer camp and killing her. Rather than have to deal with a new trial, Peter Florrick tells Carey Agos to make them an plea offer but Lindsey and her two co-accused must all accept the offer or it's off the table. They also have to waive their right to sue the State crime lab for their errors. Alicia asks Kalinda to look into the evidence. Alicia's successful stint on the blue-ribbon panel backfires when the report blames Peter for the cover-up in the case. The panel's chair, Mike Kresteva also announces his bid for the Governor's Office. As a result Peter is thinking of not running. Alicia learns that her mother-in-law is the one who bought her old house from under her. Peter sets his mother straight on the issue. Eli has been assisting his ex-wife, Vanessa, plan her run for State Senate. He's put in a ... Written by garykmcd

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 2012 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Julianna Margulies (Alicia Florrick) & Dennis Boutsikaris (Tommy Segara) previously worked together on four episodes of ER (1994) as Carol Hathaway & Dr. David Kotlowitz respectively. See more »

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The Good Wife Theme
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Written by David Buckley
Performed by David Buckley
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