Good Wife, The
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi, Josh Charles, Christine Baranski, Alan Cumming, Makenzie Vega, Chris Noth, Graham Phillips
Alicia Florrick is the wife of a former state 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.
- Season 1: 1. Pilot (2009). Alicia Florrick returns to her job as a lawyer after her husband, a prominent state's attorney, is imprisoned. Her first case involves a mother who is facing trial for killing her ex-husband.
- Season 1: 2. Stripped (2009). Alicia takes on the second chair of a rape case: a civil suit involving the abuse of a prostitute who may have been hired by her husband.
- Season 1: 3. Home (2009). Alicia defends the son of former friends, who have ostracized her since the scandal, on a charge of felony murder.
- Season 1: 4. Fixed (2009). Alicia is asked to find evidence that could help her husband get a new trial. Meanwhile, during a class action trial, she suspects that she has found evidence that the defense is paying off a juror.
- Season 1: 5. Crash (2009). Alicia and Will represent three widows who are suing the freight train company their husbands worked for after a fatal accident, while Diane asks Kalinda to gather information on a lawyer who may be considered as a new partner.
- Season 1: 6. Conjugal (2009). The firm gets a retrial in a case involving a convicted death row inmate, and Alicia is forced to turn to her husband to get information that will help them win the case.
- Season 1: 7. Unorthodox (2009). While representing the daughter of one of the partner's at the law firm, Alicia finds herself attracted to her co-counsel and his unorthodox approach to defending their client.
- Season 1: 8. Unprepared (2009). As Alicia prepares to defend a scientist accused of starting a fire in a university lab, she is asked to testify in her husband's appeal, which could send him home sooner than expected.
- Season 1: 9. Threesome (2009). Peter's prostitute goes public with accusations that are very embarrassing to Alicia and her family. Meanwhile, name partner Jonah Stern asks Alicia to help defend him after he is accused of DUI and assaulting a police officer.
- Season 1: 10. Lifeguard (2009). When a judge overturns a simple plea deal that Alicia arranged, she looks into his motivation, and Diane is made an offer she can't refuse...to Will's delight.
- Season 1: 11. Infamy (2010). Alicia is taken off a high-profile First Amendment case involving an obnoxious talk show host who may be responsible for a woman's suicide when the wife of one of her husband's rivals requests her as her divorce lawyer.
- Season 1: 12. Painkiller (2010). Alicia defends a doctor accused of prescribing oxycodone to a star high school quarterback who overdosed, provides information to Peter about his rival, Glenn Childs, and deals with Peter's mother, who has suffered a stroke.
- Season 1: 13. Bad (2010). As Peter's trial begins, Alicia is busy with a civil trial defending a contemptible husband who was found not guilty of killing his wife. Meanwhile, Diane considers buying a gun for protection against an ex-con.
- Season 1: 14. Hi (2010). As Alicia defends a husband accused of murdering the babysitter, she and her family prepare for the outcome of Peter's appeal and his possible homecoming.
- Season 1: 15. Bang (2010). Peter returns home and discovers the secret photos that his children have been keeping from Alicia. At Alicia's firm, Will removes her from a case involving a bodyguard accused of killing his boss, a dishonest financial planner.
- Season 1: 16. Fleas (2010). The firm is having financial problems, so Will takes on a questionable case and considers taking on an unsavory client. Meanwhile, Alicia tries to find out who's been Tweeting gossip about her relationship with her husband.
- Season 1: 17. Heart (2010). Will makes a move on Alicia as the firm takes on an insurance company denying coverage for a risky, expensive surgery to an expectant mother. Meanwhile, Peter seeks public reconciliation with the African American community.
- Season 1: 18. Doubt (2010). While a jury deliberates a case involving a co-ed accused of murder, ballistics expert Kurt McVeigh reenters Diane's life, while the awkwardness between Will and Alicia intensifies.
- Season 1: 19. Boom (2010). Stern launches his plan to take down Lockhart and Gardner and steal all their best lawyers, while a potential surprise witness emerges with dirt against Peter.
- Season 1: 20. Mock (2010). Alicia tries to help an Indian family in her building after the mom faces deportation unless the son helps the feds bring down a group of smugglers, while Will presides as the judge in a law school mock trial.
- Season 1: 21. Unplugged (2010). While the firm takes on a case involving a divorce settlement for the wife of a musician who is in a coma, Alicia reluctantly considers a bold move to make sure that Lockhart and Gardner choose her over Cary.
- Season 1: 22. Hybristophilia (2010). Will sends Alicia to disgraced CEO Colin Sweeney's home to handle merger details, but finds him with a dead body instead. Meanwhile, Glen Childs tries to save his case against Peter, and Cary searches for a way to get back at Alicia.
- Season 1: 23. Running (2010). The firm goes head-to-head with Cary and other familiar faces in a police corruption case. Meanwhile, Eli Gold seeks to put pressure on Peter to run for reelection, but will Alicia go along for the ride?
- Season 2: 1. Taking Control (2010). While Alicia rejects Will's advance and stays with Peter, a judge appoints her as counsel for a man accused of killing his business partner. Meanwhile, Lockhart and Gardner find a new, young and ambitious name partner.
- Season 2: 2. Double Jeopardy (2010). While a viral video damages Peter's campaign, Cary exploits a legal loophole and force, Alicia and Will to defend a murder suspect in military court, and Will and Diane weigh the pros and cons of taking on Lou Dobbs as a client.
- Season 2: 3. Breaking Fast (2010). The firm takes on a case involving a son whose father died as a result of a sniper trial in which he was acquitted. Meanwhile, Alicia's gay brother comes to town and makes trouble for Peter's campaign.
- Season 2: 4. Cleaning House (2010). While Alicia defends a security company being sued after a fatal rave stampede, she is accused of leaking her deposition of Glenn Childs to help Peter's campaign. But could it really be the work of an unnamed third candidate?
- Season 2: 5. VIP Treatment (2010). The firm does some makeshift, last-minute investigating in order to decide whether to defend a masseuse accusing a beloved Nobel Prize winner of sexual assault, but the accused tries to use Peter to sway the firm's decision.
- Season 2: 6. Poisoned Pill (2010). The firm takes on a test case which could lead to a class-action suit against a pharmaceutical company, a dirty trick against Wendy Scott-Carr backfires for Florrick and Childs' campaigns, and Blake and Kalinda step up their rivalry.
- Season 2: 7. Bad Girls (2010). Alicia defends a former teen star against charges of attempted murder. Wendy Scott-Carr launches an all-out assault against Peter's vulnerable campaign, while Peter considers a sweetheart deal to drop out of the race.
- Season 2: 8. On Tap (2010). Alicia discovers new information about Eli Gold and Will's feelings while listening to wiretap recordings for a case about a corrupt alderman, and Zach hurts his dad's campaign by producing a viral video.
- Season 2: 9. Nine Hours (2010). While Peter prepares for his debate, Alicia and the rest of the firm work overtime amending a last-minute appeal for a death row inmate after Alicia receives a cryptic call from an appeals court clerk.
- Season 2: 10. Breaking Up (2011). The firm tries to get a client's son to turn on his girlfriend when they both face murder charges, Alicia's brother comes for a surprise visit, and Will finds out that Diane is planning to break away from the firm.
- Season 2: 11. Two Courts (2011). A basketball grudge between Will and a judge could cost Will's client a shot at a fair trial, a new consultant threatens Eli Gold's control over Peter's campaign, and the power plays within the firm become complex and nasty.
- Season 2: 12. Silly Season (2011). As Cary and Alicia go head to head again in a prison murder case, Cary uncovers an unlikely connection between the accused and one of Bond's clients. Meanwhile, a dirty campaign trick could backfire on Peter's campaign.
- Season 2: 13. Real Deal (2011). While battling an old rival to gain control of a class-action lawsuit, Alicia, Will and Diane discover that a traitor is in their midst. Meanwhile, the Florrick campaign tries to find a way to win the youth vote.
- Season 2: 14. Net Worth (2011). Will and Diane take on a movie studio and screenwriter accused of defamation against a famous computer programmer. Meanwhile, Diane contemplates her relationship with Will on a cross-country trip, and Blake and Kalinda come to blows.
- Season 2: 15. Silver Bullet (2011). Diane defends her erstwhile love interest, Kurt McVeigh, when he faces a law suit from a convicted criminal who has now been released when his lawyer shows the police and the crime lab manufactured evidence. They go after McVeigh in the belief that he too was part of the conspiracy. To get the case thrown out, Diane will have to show that he made an honest mistake. Meanwhile, Eli Gold thinks he's found the silver bullet in Peter's campaign against Wendy Scott-Carr: it appears that the she hired an illegal alien, Natalie Flores, as a nanny. She's been living in the U.S...
- Season 2: 16. Great Firewall (2011). As the vote to determine the fate of the firm arrives, Lockhart, Gardner, and Bond make final maneuvers. Meanwhile, the firm takes a case involving the Internet and human rights, and Peter's campaign tries to take out Glenn Childs.
- Season 2: 17. Ham Sandwich (2011). Alicia helps Bishop with his divorce and custody settlement, and helps Kalinda after she is subpoenaed to appear in front of a grand jury. Meanwhile, Eli changes Peter's campaign strategy to appeal to white, middle-class voters.
- Season 2: 18. Killer Song (2011). The firm takes a case involving a killer who allegedly wrote a song about his crime, Eli tries to help the family of Wendy Scott-Carr's illegal nanny, and Peter takes steps to keep his and Kalinda's secret from going public.
- Season 2: 19. Wrongful Termination (2011). To Lockhart/Gardner's disbelief, Louis Canning returns to face off against Alicia once again when the firm represents families of workers who committed suicide due to miserable working conditions. Meanwhile, Cary finds out shocking information about Kalinda.
- Season 2: 20. Foreign Affairs (2011). On the eve of the election, Eli tries to persuade Alicia to conduct an interview on behalf of her husband. Meanwhile, Lockhart Gardner is forced to work with Fred Thompson and the Venezuelan government on an oil case.
- Season 2: 21. In Sickness (2011). After Peter wins the election, Alicia kicks Peter out of the house because of his affair with Kalinda. Meanwhile, opposing counsel in an organ transplant case suddenly asks Will to represent her when her firm fires her.
- Season 2: 22. Getting Off (2011). Alicia is assigned to defend a woman who is being sued by a widow whose husband was murdered by someone he met on the defendant's website. Once again, Alicia and Will are up against the somewhat ditsy Nancy Crozier. When her case turns to accusing the defendant of murder - and Carey Agos takes an all too obvious interest in the civil proceedings - Alicia and Will realize they have to change their strategy. At the office, Alicia lays it on the line with Kalinda, who decides to get a job elsewhere.
- Season 2: 23. Closing Arguments (2011). Lockhart Gardner is in a race against time after new evidence in a murder trial is discovered during jury deliberations, Eli Gold offers his consulting services to the firm, and Alicia and Will reevaluate their working relationship.
- Season 3: 1. New Day, A (2011). Alica goes head-to-head with her separated husband's office in a case involving a Palestinian college student accused of killing a Jew, while also pursuing a new relationship with Will.
- Season 3: 2. Death Zone, The (2011). Alicia and Will are forced to try a libel case in an English court and Eli hires Kalinda to investigate a potential political scandal. Meanwhile, a request from Peter leads Diane to question Alicia's personal life.
- Season 3: 3. Get A Room (2011). Alicia and Will are forced into court-ordered mediation, and one of Will's ex girlfriends is opposing counsel. Meanwhile, the Wisconsin Dairy Guild hires Eli for damage control, and Owen becomes curious about Alicia's personal life.
- Season 3: 4. Feeding The Rat (2011). Alicia takes on what may be the firm's final pro-bono case. Meanwhile, Diane and Will's attempts to foil Eli's power play take an unexpected turn when Will gets a job offer he may not be able to refuse.
- Season 3: 5. Marthas And Caitlins (2011). The firm has to almost literally make a deal with the Devil to win a case, Will appoints Alicia to make the next first-year associate hire, and Eli tries to secure the keynote address at the Democratic Convention for Peter.
- Season 3: 6. Affairs Of State (2011). Lockhart Gardner tries to secure diplomatic immunity for a Taiwanese man accused of rape and murder, while Eli asks Kalinda to investigate his ex-wife, who is contemplating a run for state senate.
- Season 3: 7. Executive Order 13224 (2011). Alicia gets put in a delicate situation after the firm defends an American citizen accused of being a terrorist, while the DA's office begins a RICO investigation against Will Gardner.
- Season 3: 8. Death Row Tip (2011). Alicia needs the cooperation of a reluctant death row inmate to help one of the firm's clients accused of murder, Kalinda warms up to Cary's new partner, and Eli helps a young politician after some potentially damaging photos emerge.
- Season 3: 9. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2011). The firm defends a soldier accused of murder for firing a drone that killed Afghan civilians, Eli meets his match while lobbying for the dairy industry, and Peter hires a surprise special prosecutor to investigate Will.
- Season 3: 10. Parenting Made Easy (2011). Alicia goes head-to-head with Louis Canning in an arbitration case, but a personal crisis at home interferes with the case. Meanwhile, Diane confronts Will on his relationship with Alicia as the DA's office continues its investigation.
- Season 3: 11. What Went Wrong (2011). While the firm tries to get a mistrial after a fishy verdict in a client's murder trial, Peter uses his influence to get Grace into a prestigious prep school.
- Season 3: 12. Alienation Of Affection (2012). A lawsuit against Lockhart Gardner sparks a power play by Eli Gold against David Lee. Meanwhile, Will finds a defense attorney to prepare against the DA's office, and Diane takes an interest in a process server.
- Season 3: 13. Bitcoin For Dummies (2012). Alicia defends a man who claims to represent the person who created a new online currency against the Treasury Department, while Dana tries to play Kalinda against Will to help the DA's case against him.
- Season 3: 14. Another Ham Sandwich (2012). The DA's office begins its grand jury hearing against Will, and Alicia unfairly finds herself in the crosshairs. Meanwhile, Eli and Stacie Hall's rivalry intensifies as the gay and lesbian alliance looks for a strategist.
- Season 3: 15. Live From Damascus (2012). While Will prosecutes a class action lawsuit against a software manufacturer accused of helping the Syrian government spy on protesters, he considers a settlement that will keep him from being disbarred.
- Season 3: 16. After The Fall (2012). While Alicia takes a case involving a suicide captured on video, three Lockhart Gardner employees try to capitalize on Will's absence. Meanwhile, Peter may have to compromise his ethics to get an important keynote address.
- Season 3: 17. Long Way Home (2012). The firm's efforts to get Colin Sweeney back as CEO of his old company are sidetracked by a paternity claim, Cary faces an ethical dilemma during an internal investigation, and Alicia considers repurchasing her old home.
- Season 3: 18. Gloves Come Off (2012). Alicia gets a new job offer from Louis Canning as they go head-to-head again in a lawsuit against a professional hockey league, while Diane falls back into the arms of an old flame after being stood up on a date with another man.
- Season 3: 19. Blue Ribbon Panel (2012). Alicia clashes with her fellow members of a blue ribbon panel investigating a police shooting, while also trying to put the winning offer on her old house. Meanwhile, Eli, David, and Julius continue to make a play for Will's seat.
- Season 3: 20. Pants On Fire (2012). 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.
- Season 3: 21. Penalty Box, The (2012). Diane defends a judge accused of prosecutorial wrongdoing, the firm considers bringing back Cary Agos, and one of Kalinda's old acquaintances may have put her in life-threatening situation.
- Season 3: 22. Dream Team, The (2012). Louis Canning and Patti Nyholm launch a plan to bankrupt Lockhart Gardner, Alicia's discovery of an uncashed check puts Kalinda in more danger, and Eli urges Jackie to apologize to Alicia over the old house.
- Season 4: 1. I Fought The Law (2012). Zach gets in trouble with the law during a drug search, a trustee prepares to make budget cuts for the firm, and the firm's new client turns out to be part of Kalinda's past.
- Season 4: 2. And The Law Won (2012). Will faces troubles in his first case back from suspension, Alicia seeks relief for the firm from their new landlord, and Kalinda's husband continues to create problems for her.
- Season 4: 3. Two Girls, One Code (2012). The firm tries to get a search engine its clients are suing to reveal its proprietary algorithms, a journalist may have evidence that Peter had another affair, and Kalinda's husband discovers that she has a girlfriend.
- Season 4: 4. Don't Haze Me, Bro (2012). While Diane prosecutes a case involving the parents of a hazing death victim suing a university, Eli has to put out a couple of fires before Peter's straw poll. Meanwhile, the firm's trustee tries to find an office for Cary.
- Season 4: 5. Waiting For The Knock (2012). Alicia tries to help Lemond Bishop get out of trouble with the Feds, Eli has to do damage control when a blog article hurts Peter during the straw poll, and Kalinda's husband finds interesting information about her girlfriend.
- Season 4: 6. Art Of War, The (2012). While Alicia helps a military rape case involving a private contractor, a surprise candidate enters the governor's race. Meanwhile, Alicia and Cary find a loophole that could guarantee Nick Saverese the city contract.
- Season 4: 7. Anatomy Of A Joke (2012). While Alicia and Cary take a client to Washington to speak to the FCC, a potential buyer for Lockhart Gardner emerges. Meanwhile, Peter faces new allegations and Alicia helps a former JAG lawyer find a job.
- Season 4: 8. Here Comes The Judge (2012). Will and Alicia fight to get a biased judge removed from a case, Alicia discovers that Peter's opponents are tracking Grace, and Eli gets a new surprise volunteer on the campaign.
- Season 4: 9. Defense Of Marriage, A (2012). An opportunistic lawyer hopes to turn Alicia's case into a test case to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act, and Alicia's mom comes to town needing help to challenge her late husband's pre-nup.
- Season 4: 10. Battle Of The Proxies (2012). Will and Alicia deal with simultaneous murder trials involving the same victim, Peter's campaign comes under federal scrutiny, Kalinda's husband Nick threatens Alicia, and a web search on her home computer draws Alicia's attention.
- Season 4: 11. Boom De Yah Da (2013). 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.
- Season 4: 12. Je Ne Sais What? (2013). The firm steps in for a colleague in an athletic doping case after she is arrested, and an attack by Maddie Hayward creates a rift within Perer's campaign team.
- Season 4: 13. Seven Day Rule, The (2013). Diane and Will offer Alicia a chance to become an equity partner, but do they have ulterior motives? Meanwhile, the firm battles an old enemy as they negotiate a valuable pre-nup, and religion becomes an issue in the gubernatorial campaign.
- Season 4: 14. Red Team, Blue Team (2013). Alicia and Cary get bad news about their partnerships just as they are set to take on Diane and Will in a mock trial. Meanwhile, Elsbeth discovers that the Feds are playing dirty in their Eli Gold investigation.
- Season 4: 15. Going For The Gold (2013). Elsbeth takes the fight to A-USA Josh Perotti as she defends Eli Gold, Peter needs advice as he debates Maddie Hayward, and Alicia faces hard choices in her first role as equity partner.
- Season 4: 16. Runnin' With The Devil (2013). Alicia suspects that another lawyer brought in by Lemond Bishop to help his case may be intimidating witnesses, Lockhart and Gardner argue over the firm's future, and the firm hires a new investigator--much to Kalinda's chagrin.
- Season 4: 17. Invitation To An Inquest (2013). 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.
- Season 4: 18. Death Of A Client (2013). Peter has an important black-tie dinner, but Alicia is called away when a client is murdered, and the investigation suggests that her family may also be in danger. Meanwhile, Diane gets a job offer from Peter if he wins the election.
- Season 4: 19. Wheels Of Justice, The (2013). Alicia and Will try to get an extra "speedy" trial for Colin Sweeney to beat a Supreme Court ruling on third strikes. Meanwhile, Diane appears ready to take her on-again/off-again romance with Kurt McVeigh to a new level.
- Season 4: 20. Rape: A Modern Perspective (2013). Alicia begins receiving help in a rape case from "anonymous" sources, Diane considers Peter's Supreme Court offer, and Cary tells Alicia that he's going out on his own with the fourth-year associates.
- Season 4: 21. More Perfect Union, A (2013). Alicia's case involving at-will employees trying to unionize sparks a possible mutiny at Lockhart Gardner. Meanwhile, Peter gives Alicia an opportunity to renew their wedding vows, but he also needs her help on the campaign.
- Season 4: 22. What's In The Box? (2013). On Election Day Eve, both gubernatorial campaigns fight in court over absentee vote tampering. Meanwhile, Cary runs into staff and client issues before starting up his new firm.
- Season 5: 1. How To Begin... (2013).
- Season 5: 2. Episode #5.2 (2013).
- Season 5: 3. Episode #5.3 (2013).