The Good Wife

The Good Wife

The Good Wife is a drama starring Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption scandal lands him in jail. Alicia Florrick starts over by pursuing her original career as a defense attorney. As a junior associate at a prestigious Chicago law firm, she joins her longtime friend, former law school classmate and firm partner Will Gardner, who is interested in rekindling their former relationship. Alicia finds an ally and a friend in Kalinda, the firm's tough and mysterious in-house investigator. Alicia transforms herself from embarrassed politician's scorned wife to resilient career woman. Now that Peter is back home and planning to run for office again with help from Eli Gold, his cunning image consultant, Alicia continues to redefine herself and her role in her family's life.
The Good Wife is a drama starring Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption scandal lands him in jail. Alicia Florrick starts over by pursuing her original career as a defense attorney. As a junior associate at a prestigious Chicago law firm, she joins her longtime friend, former law school classmate and firm partner Will Gardner, who is interested in rekindling their former relationship. Alicia finds an ally and a friend in Kalinda, the firm's tough and mysterious in-house investigator. Alicia transforms herself from embarrassed politician's scorned wife to resilient career woman. Now that Peter is back home and planning to run for office again with help from Eli Gold, his cunning image consultant, Alicia continues to redefine herself and her role in her family's life.

Season 2 (23 episodes)

  • 1. Taking Control

    Original air date: 09/28/2010 Runtime: 43:23 min.

    Original air date: 09/28/2010 Runtime: 43:23 min. Torn between her passion for Will and her marriage to Peter, Alicia is forced to make her choice.

  • 2. Double Jeopardy

    Original air date: 10/05/2010 Runtime: 43:12 min.

    Original air date: 10/05/2010 Runtime: 43:12 min. Cary tries to stack the deck against Alicia during the trial of an Army reservist accused of murdering his wife. Meanwhile, Childs resorts to dirty tricks in an effort to mar Peter's campaign.

  • 3. Breaking Fast

    Original air date: 10/12/2010 Runtime: 43:39 min.

    Original air date: 10/12/2010 Runtime: 43:39 min. A multi-million dollar malicious prosecution suit leads to an explosive confrontation between Alicia and Glenn Childs. Meanwhile, Alicia's brother, Owen, visits after his questionable remarks about Peter goes viral online and makes Eli apoplectic.

  • 4. Cleaning House

    Original air date: 10/19/2010 Runtime: 43:27 min.

    Original air date: 10/19/2010 Runtime: 43:27 min. Alicia risks disbarment when Childs' office suspects her of an ethics violation, which could also ruin Peter's political campaign. Meanwhile, a third candidate is revealed in the campaign for state's attorney.

  • 5. VIP Treatment

    Original air date: 10/26/2010 Runtime: 43:37 min.

    Original air date: 10/26/2010 Runtime: 43:37 min. Alicia and the partners must decide whether to take on the case of a VIP massage therapist who accuses a Nobel Peace Prize winner of sexual assault. Meanwhile, Peter and Eli try to figure out what Wendy's candidacy means for their campaign.

  • 6. Poisoned Pill

    Original air date: 11/09/2010 Runtime: 43:30 min.

    Original air date: 11/09/2010 Runtime: 43:30 min. Alicia, Diane and Will must regroup when they're caught off-guard by a brilliant disabled attorney, Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox), who uses his condition to sway a jury during a test case for a huge class action suit against a pharmaceutical company. Meanwhile, Peter's campaign is at a loss as to what to do with rising star Wendy Scott-Carr, and Kalinda reaches out to a former friend, Donna Seabrook, to tell her to stop spilling her secrets to Blake.

  • 7. Bad Girls

    Original air date: 11/16/2010 Runtime: 43:38 min.

    Original air date: 11/16/2010 Runtime: 43:38 min. Alicia is on the road to successfully arguing that her teenaged pop star client, Sloan, is innocent of a DUI, until Cary drops a bombshell that could ruin the starlet's career and life. Meanwhile, Peter's campaign hits a snag when the Democratic Committee tells him to drop out of the race.

  • 8. On Tap

    Original air date: 11/23/2010 Runtime: 43:42 min.

    Original air date: 11/23/2010 Runtime: 43:42 min. When the government accuses an alderman of taking a campaign bribe from a Muslim extremist group, the team reviews hours of wiretap evidence to mount his defense, and Alicia is startled to discover that some of the tapes pertain to her.

  • 9. Nine Hours

    Original air date: 12/14/2010 Runtime: 43:40 min.

    Original air date: 12/14/2010 Runtime: 43:40 min. When Alicia gets a vague tip from a courthouse clerk in the appeal case of a death row inmate, the law firm races to secure a stay of execution. Meanwhile, Peter Florrick prepares for his first debate with Glenn Childs and Wendy Scott-Carr.

  • 10. Breaking Up

    Original air date: 01/11/2011 Runtime: 43:42 min.

    Original air date: 01/11/2011 Runtime: 43:42 min. Alicia and her colleagues face a moral dilemma when they must try to turn a client's son against his girlfriend, after both are accused of murder. Meanwhile, Diane asks Alicia to make a tough decision regarding the company's split.

  • 11. Two Courts

    Original air date: 01/18/2011 Runtime: 43:21 min.

    Original air date: 01/18/2011 Runtime: 43:21 min. When Will fears his client is not getting a fair trial because the judge is biased toward him, the law firm hires a jury consultant, who claims to predict a case's outcome by reading people's expressions. Meanwhile, Will uncovers information about Bond's intent for the firm.

  • 12. Silly Season

    Original air date: 02/01/2011 Runtime: 43:18 min.

    Original air date: 02/01/2011 Runtime: 43:18 min. When Alicia's client confesses under duress to murdering a fellow prison inmate, Cary's team seeks to challenge by uncovering an unlikely connection between the two inmates. Meanwhile, Wendy Scott-Carr threatens to expose a Florrick family issue in hopes of forcing Peter to drop out of the race.

  • 13. Real Deal

    Original air date: 02/08/2011 Runtime: 43:40 min.

    Original air date: 02/08/2011 Runtime: 43:40 min. As Alicia races against Louis Canning to round up the most clients for an Erin Brockovich-style class action lawsuit, a mole is detected in the law firm who seems to be working for Canning. Meanwhile, Diane and Will must put their coup on hold as Derrick brings in a Super PAC as a client.

  • 14. Net Worth

    Original air date: 02/15/2011 Runtime: 43:29 min.

    Original air date: 02/15/2011 Runtime: 43:29 min. Will and Diane take on a defamation case from a young Internet billionaire, who is suing the film studio for depicting him in a negative light. Meanwhile, Alicia confronts Will about the message he left on her voice mail.

  • 15. Silver Bullet

    Original air date: 02/22/2011 Runtime: 43:20 min.

    Original air date: 02/22/2011 Runtime: 43:20 min. Diane represents her on-again, off-again love interest, ballistics expert Kurt McVeigh, when he is sued for testimony he gave in the murder trial of an accused cop killer who was recently exonerated. Meanwhile, Eli has a personal interest in Natalie Flores, Wendy Scott-Carr's illegal nanny.

  • 16. Great Firewall

    Original air date: 03/01/2011 Runtime: 43:40 min.

    Original air date: 03/01/2011 Runtime: 43:40 min. The law firm of Lockhart, Gardner and Bond sues a social networking site on behalf of a Chinese dissident, who posted an anonymous blog about democracy in China, and was jailed and tortured by the Chinese government when the site failed to protect his anonymity and turned over his IP address. Meanwhile, Eli gets a tip that he hopes will drive Childs out of the race, and Will and Diane hope to wrestle the firm away from Derrick Bond once and for all.

  • 17. Ham Sandwich

    Original air date: 03/22/2011 Runtime: 43:05 min.

    Original air date: 03/22/2011 Runtime: 43:05 min. Lockhart Gardner law firm represents client and drug kingpin Lemond Bishop in divorce proceedings, even though Bishop wants reconciliation. Meanwhile, Kalinda is subpoenaed for a grand jury investigation.

  • 18. Killer Song

    Original air date: 03/29/2011 Runtime: 43:21 min.

    Original air date: 03/29/2011 Runtime: 43:21 min. On behalf of the victim's daughter, the law firm sues a convicted murderer who is profiting from a song he wrote describing his crime. Meanwhile, Eli anonymously uses the firm to help Natalie Flores and her family with their legal troubles.

  • 19. Wrongful Termination

    Original air date: 04/05/2011 Runtime: 43:42 min.

    Original air date: 04/05/2011 Runtime: 43:42 min. 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.

  • 20. Foreign Affairs

    Original air date: 04/12/2011 Runtime: 43:42 min.

    Original air date: 04/12/2011 Runtime: 43:42 min. Lockhart/Gardner represents a small drilling contractor against a major oil conglomerate in a dispute that is going well until a South American dictator complicates the situation. Meanwhile, the election results are in.

  • 21. In Sickness

    Original air date: 05/03/2011 Runtime: 43:38 min.

    Original air date: 05/03/2011 Runtime: 43:38 min. Lockhart/Gardner defends a patient in a liver transplant case against rival attorney Patti Nyholm; however, the case takes a turn when Patti is fired from her law firm and asks Lockhart/Gardner to represent her. Meanwhile, Alicia deals with emotional fallout from Peter's one-night stand with Kalinda.

  • 22. Getting Off

    Original air date: 05/10/2011 Runtime: 43:42 min.

    Original air date: 05/10/2011 Runtime: 43:42 min. Lockhart/Gardner defends Stephanie Engler, the owner of an adultery Web site, after one of her users is murdered; however, the civil case turns criminal when the murder is pinned on Stephanie. Alicia goes ballistic on Kalinda about her one-night stand with Peter, causing Kalinda to contemplate leaving the firm.

  • 23. Closing Arguments

    Original air date: 05/17/2011 Runtime: 43:41 min.

    Original air date: 05/17/2011 Runtime: 43:41 min. Despite their tense relationship, Alicia and Kalinda rush to prove their client's innocence in a murder trial, while the timing might finally be right for Alicia and Will to pursue their relationship.