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The Good Wife(TV show/series, 2009-2016)

TV-14
| 43min per episode | Genre: Drama

Scripted Reality in 7 seasons with 156 episodes

The Good WifeRating: 3.8/5 (with 259 votes) 413
The Good Wife is an American legal and political drama television series that aired on CBS from September 22, 2009, to May 8, 2016. It focuses on Alicia Florrick, the wife of the Cook County State's Attorney, who returns to her career in law after the events of a public sex and political corruption scandal involving her husband. The series was created by Robert and Michelle King and stars Julianna Margulies, Josh Charles, Christine Baranski, Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi, Zach Grenier, Matthew Goode, Cush Jumbo, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and ()
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Awards & Nominations for The Good Wife

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series British Academy Television Award for Best International Programme

About The Good Wife

Alicia Florrick boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption scandal lands him in jail.

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The Good Wife Seasons and Episodes

10/04/2015Season 7 - 22 episodes
The seventh and final season of The Good Wife was ordered on May 11, 2015, by CBS. It premiered on October 4, 2015, on CBS and consisted of 22 episodes. A promotional advertisement for the series that aired during Super Bowl 50 announced that the seventh season would be its last. ()
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#1 | 10/04/2015Bond
3.7/5 (with 9 votes)
As Alicia tries to revive her struggling law career, attorney Lucca Quinn becomes her competition; Peter engages a new strategist for his campaign, changing the dynamic with Eli in the process.
#2 | 10/11/2015Innocents
3.6/5 (with 8 votes)
Alicia argues a complex museum vandalism case that involves photographs taken by a mother of her son, and considers enlisting the help of investigator Jason Crouse (Jeffrey Dean Morgan). Meanwhile, Cary deals with inappropriate conduct towards some younger associates at the firm by partner Harold Lyman (Jerry Adler).
#3 | 10/18/2015Cooked
3.7/5 (with 9 votes)
Alicia and Lucca work together on a complicated case involving a designer drug dealer. Meanwhile, Eli persuades Alicia and Veronica (Stockard Channing) to participate in a mother-daughter cooking show to help Peter's campaign, but things don't go as planned.
#4 | 10/25/2015Taxed
3.7/5 (with 9 votes)
When Alicia agrees to support a client's plea of innocence in a shoplifting case, she clashes with the bond court judge; Diane is coerced into arguing against her own beliefs in a case about assisted suicide.
#5 | 11/01/2015Payback
3.5/5 (with 9 votes)
Jason uses aggressive investigative tactics while working on a student loan case with Alicia and Lucca. Howard points to Cary as the primary offender when he alleges ageism at Lockhart, Agos & Lee. Eli creates drama among the Florricks.
#6 | 11/08/2015Lies
3.7/5 (with 9 votes)
Alicia and Lucca defend a former technology firm employee who was fired after failing a polygraph test. Eli wants to leak information that would damage Peter's campaign---but could also impact Alicia.
#7 | 11/15/2015Driven
3.6/5 (with 9 votes)
Peter moves in with Alicia to present a family image while Alicia and Lucca go up against Lockhart, Agos & Lee.
#8 | 11/22/2015Restraint
3.4/5 (with 9 votes)
Diane is personally conflicted when she is forced to argue a heated case between pro-choice and pro-life advocates in order to retain an important client, represented by attorney Ethan Carver (Peter Gallagher). Also, Alicia and Lucca are desperate for new business and attempt to poach business from Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox).
#9 | 11/29/2015Discovery
3.4/5 (with 9 votes)
Alicia and Lucca join forces with Louis Canning to defend a website accused of racial profiling. Meanwhile, Eli and Ruth worry about the nature of Alicia's relationship with Jason and how it could impact Peter's presidential campaign.
#10 | 12/13/2015KSR
3.3/5 (with 9 votes)
A well respected surgeon is accused of plotting to commit a crime; Ruth suggests that Courtney Paige (Vanessa Williams) hire Jason for business in another state, hoping to remove him from Alicia's life.
#11 | 01/10/2016Iowa
3.2/5 (with 11 votes)
Tensions run high as the entire Florrick family is crammed into Peter's campaign bus with Eli and Ruth on their way to the Iowa Caucuses. Once there, Peter attempts a high-risk political stunt to gain votes for his presidential bid.
#12 | 01/17/2016Tracks
3.5/5 (with 10 votes)
Alicia and Cary join forces to defend a former client facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit over ownership rights to his new music. Also, Alicia’s neighbors are unhappy that her law firm is operating out of her apartment and threaten to evict her.
#13 | 01/31/2016Judged
3.7/5 (with 10 votes)
Alicia argues against Judge Schakowsky when she learns that a former bond court client was wrongfully imprisoned. Also, Diane assists the student editor of a college newspaper when the school threatens to fire her for writing a politically charged article.
#14 | 02/14/2016Monday
3.6/5 (with 9 votes)
Alicia has trouble adjusting when she returns to work at Lockhart, Agos & Lee with Lucca. Their first case, involving a secret new computer tablet, causes a rift within the firm,
#15 | 02/21/2016Targets
3.7/5 (with 10 votes)
Alicia joins a secret panel of attorneys advising the federal government on a controversial case. Also, Eli hires Elsbeth Tascioni (Carrie Preston) to uncover why the FBI is targeting Peter.
#16 | 03/06/2016Hearing
3.7/5 (with 10 votes)
As the grand jury against Peter Florrick is assembled, with U.S. Attorney Connor Fox (Matthew Morrison) leading the proceedings, Alicia, Eli and Peter's lawyer, Mike Tascioni (Will Patton), attempt to discover what charges are being leveled against him. Also, Alicia and Jason attempt to spend a quiet weekend together but are interrupted by her meddling family.
#17 | 03/20/2016Shoot
3.7/5 (with 10 votes)
Diane, Cary and Lucca defend the grieving father of a shooting victim (Blair Underwood) in a defamation suit over a billboard he put up describing a gun store owner as a murderer. Also, a romantic rendezvous between Alicia and Jason is interrupted when Alicia learns that Grace is being accused of plagiarizing her college entrance essay,
#18 | 03/27/2016Unmanned
3.4/5 (with 9 votes)
Alicia and Diane defend the privacy rights of a therapist whose neighbor, represented by attorney Caitlyn D'Arcy (Anna Camp), flies a drone over his home office. Also, Assistant US Attorney Connor Fox attempts to use Eli's daughter Marissa, as leverage in the case against Peter while the power struggle at Lockhart, Agos & Lee reaches a boiling point.
#19 | 04/17/2016Landing
3.6/5 (with 10 votes)
Alicia and Lucca travel to Toronto to represent NSA agent Jeff Delinger (Zach Woods) who was detained by customs officers while attempting to re-enter the United States. Also, Diane grows concerned when her husband, Kurt McVeigh (Gary Cole), decides to retire and sell his business to Holly Westfall (Megan Hilty), a rival business owner. Peter contemplates an uncertain future when faced with a possible arrest.
#20 | 04/24/2016Party
3.6/5 (with 10 votes)
Alicia’s night goes from bad to worse when she throws a party to celebrate Howard and Jackie’s upcoming wedding. Also, Eli asks Jason to investigate Peter in preparation for his trial,
#21 | 05/01/2016Verdict
3.8/5 (with 10 votes)
As Peter's trial begins, Alicia works desperately to keep her husband from returning to jail. Also, Diane and Lucca move aggressively to expand the law firm, but face serious opposition from David Lee.
#22 | 05/08/2016End
3.3/5 (with 10 votes)
Peter has little time left to make a plea deal before the jury comes back with a verdict. Meanwhile, Alicia must decide whether her future is with Peter or with Jason, and she channels the ghost of Will Gardner to help make a decision.
09/21/2014Season 6 - 22 episodes
09/29/2013Season 5 - 22 episodes
09/30/2012Season 4 - 22 episodes
09/25/2011Season 3 - 22 episodes
09/28/2010Season 2 - 23 episodes
09/22/2009Season 1 - 23 episodes
09/01/2011Specials - 1 episode

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Derivative works/Adaptions: "The Good Wife" (TV show/series, 2016-), "The Good Wife" (find it on Amazon), "The Trial" (TV show/series, 2023-), "Striking Out" (TV show/series, 2017-)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 31 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Bosnian (BS), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Latin (LA), Letzeburgesch (LB), Lithuanian (LT), Malay (MS), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 09/22/2009
Last episode released on: 05/08/2016
Cast: Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi, Graham Phillips, Makenzie Vega, Josh Charles, Christine Baranski, Alan Cumming, Zach Grenier, Matthew Goode, Chris Noth, Joseph Sikora, Mary Beth Peil, Titus Welliver, Scott Porter, Anika Noni Rose, Michael Ealy, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Anna Camp, Tim Guinee, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Elizabeth Reaser, Jill Flint, Dreama Walker, Michael J. Fox, Dallas Roberts, Peter Gallagher, Carrie Preston, Gary Cole, Gbenga Akinnagbe, David Paymer, Corey Stoll, Mamie Gummer, Joanna Gleason, Denis O'Hare, Peter Hermann, Tony Goldwyn, Kevin Conway, Natalie Gold, Jessie Collins, Miranda Cosgrove, Joe Morton, Ken Leung, Lily Rabe, Aaron Staton, Kat Foster, Amy Sedaris, James Eckhouse, Aaron Tveit, Dylan Baker, Jonathan Groff, Marina Squerciati, Maura Tierney, Chelsea Handler, James McDaniel, Lisa Edelstein, Joyce Van Patten, Fred Melamed, Paula Garcés, Wendy Makkena, Bryan Brown, Ella Rae Peck, Matthew Perry, Michael Arden, Peter Scanavino, Stephen Root, Kelli Giddish, Gillian Jacobs, Katharine Isabelle, Fulvio Cecere, Melissa Benoist, Morena Baccarin, Bill Irwin, Bob Balaban, Linda Emond, Emily Kinney, Brian J. Smith, Seth Numrich, Matt Servitto, Amy Acker, Sophina Brown, Wallace Shawn, René Auberjonois, Michael Boatman, Cristin Milioti, Haviland Morris, Kate Burton, Robin Lord Taylor, Amanda Peet, Amy Warren, Sharif Atkins, Jason O'Mara, Melissa George, Santino Fontana, Hunter Parrish, Chris Chalk, Emily Swallow, Norbert Leo Butz, Rachel Brosnahan, Ana Gasteyer, Pedro Pascal, Felix Solis, Annika Boras, Betty Gilpin, Bernard White, Giles Matthey, Peter Riegert, Kelli Barrett, John Benjamin Hickey, Olivia Birkelund, Matthew Rauch, Mike Doyle, Kevin McNulty, Ashley Williams, Wayne Duvall, Tracie Thoms, Taye Diggs, Reiko Aylesworth, Jennifer Ferrin, Charles Malik Whitfield, Brian d'Arcy James, John Dossett, Brennan Brown, Jason Biggs, Rita Wilson, Jeffrey Tambor, John Shea, Kurt Fuller, Judd Hirsch, Stockard Channing, Kenneth Tigar, Kim Shaw, Jessica Hecht, Martha Plimpton, Paige Turco, Edward Herrmann, Kyle MacLachlan, Ron Rifkin, Sarah Steele, Oliver Platt, David Hyde Pierce, Derek Mio, Margo Martindale, Joanna Merlin, Audra McDonald, Susan Kelechi Watson, Nick Gehlfuss, Christian Finnegan, Michael Berresse, James Monroe Iglehart, Chip Zien, Erin Dilly, Michael Irby, David Margulies, Maryann Plunkett, Madison Arnold, Omid Abtahi, Cush Jumbo, Emily Tremaine, Eric Bogosian, Mary Stuart Masterson, Nadia Dajani, Ian Kahn, Frank Wood, Julie White, Merritt Wever, Matt Walton, Leslie Uggams, Jason Butler Harner, Patrick Heusinger, Chris Bauer, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Nestor Serrano, Emily Bergl, Robert King, Dick Latessa, Michelle Hurd, Dash Mihok, Craig Bierko, Halley Feiffer, Patricia Kalember, Russell Hornsby, Zoe Lister-Jones, Peter Gerety, Sonja Sohn, Geraldine Hughes, Mike Colter, Frankie Faison, David Hess, Tovah Feldshuh, Sarita Choudhury, Jacob Pitts, Tammy Blanchard, Chris Sarandon, Patrick Breen, Christine Evangelista, Griffin Dunne, Corbin Bleu, Jason Fuchs, Fred Weller, Kelly Bishop, Skipp Sudduth, Lili Taylor, Leslie Lyles, Mykelti Williamson, J. D. Williams, Roger Rees, Jodie Markell, Vincent Laresca, Leelee Sobieski, Matt Letscher, David Oyelowo, Jane Alexander, Jeremy Strong, Method Man, F. Murray Abraham, America Ferrera, Jerry Stiller, Mark Harelik, Gaby Hoffmann, Sam Robards, Wendy Hoopes, Caroline Goodall, Dagmara Dominczyk, Casey Biggs, Jon Prescott, Fred Thompson, Marin Ireland, Christopher Shyer, Matt Malloy, Aubrey Dollar, John, John Pankow, Erica Leerhsen, Sarah Silverman, Seth Gilliam, Omar Metwally, Peter Jacobson, Michael Kelly, Brian Doyle-Murray, Gretchen Egolf, John Doman, Eddie Izzard, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Kristen Connolly, Nicole Beharie, Sterling K. Brown, Romany Malco, Jay O. Sanders, Waleed Zuaiter, Paul Fitzgerald, Christian Coulson, Mark Margolis, Anthony Ruivivar, John Michael Higgins, Jennifer Carpenter, Michael Lerner, Manish Dayal, Josh Hamilton, Christian Camargo, David Costabile, Charles S. Dutton, Charlie Hofheimer, Jason Kravits, Julianne Nicholson, Jim True-Frost, Mark Linn-Baker, Kristin Chenoweth, Marc Warren, Jeremy Davidson, Tawny Cypress, Adam LeFevre, Dakin Matthews, Dominic Chianese, Miriam Shor, Adam Godley, Devin Ratray, Annabella Sciorra, Brian Dennehy, Yul Vazquez, Bill Maher, Malcolm Gets, Bruce McGill, Hamish Linklater, Reed Birney, Becky Ann Baker, Jeff Wincott, T. R. Knight, Tamara Tunie, James Rebhorn, Vincent Curatola, Ronald Guttman, Vincenzo Amato, Margaret Colin, Larry Pine, Raphael Sbarge, Colm Feore, Alexander Chaplin, Melissa Errico, S. Epatha Merkerson, Jess Weixler, Jessalyn Gilsig, Will Chase, John Cullum, John Noble, Jeffrey DeMunn, Fran Kranz, Christopher Denham, Estelle Parsons, Molly Price, Janel Moloney, Talia Balsam, Robert Klein, Dan Lauria, Richard Kind, Maria Dizzia, Jeremy Shamos, Haaz Sleiman, Matthew Lillard, Eric Sheffer Stevens, Peter Bogdanovich, Josh Pais, Tom Skerritt, Victor Garber, Jack Davenport, Kim Director, Jill Hennessy, Polly Draper, John Bedford Lloyd, Michael Cerveris, Reg Rogers, Sarah Wynter, Donna Murphy, Michael Urie, Laura Benanti, Jane Alexander, Nestor Carbonell, Samantha Mathis, John Ventimiglia, Michael Gaston, Richard Thomas, Robert Joy, Linda Lavin, Connie Nielsen, Tanya Wright, Madeleine Martin, Alexander Flores, Fajer Al-Kaisi, David Krumholtz, Matthew Porretta, Zak Orth, Domenick Lombardozzi, Jonathan Crombie, Chris Elliott, Rachael Harris, Sean Nelson, Ed Asner, Billy Magnussen, Michael Stahl-David, Richard Masur, Michael Zegen, Frankie J. Alvarez, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Dan Fogler, Dorian Missick, Sharon Leal, Kevin Bigley, Christopher McDonald, Bridget Regan, Jane Curtin, Johnny Simmons, Trieste Kelly Dunn, Amy Irving, John Magaro, Luke Kirby, Saul Rubinek, Adam Green, Ashlie Atkinson, Anna Wood, Damian Young, Christine Lahti, Vanessa Estelle Williams, Joey Slotnick, Peter Woodward, J. Smith-Cameron, Richard Portnow, Isaach de Bankolé, Michael Chernus, Kevin Kilner, Marceline Hugot, Marsha Mason, Douglas Hodge, Ali Wentworth, Ethan Phillips, Debra Monk, Joe Grifasi, John Billingsley, Judy Reyes, Jeremy Bobb, Andrew Rothenberg, Will Patton, Matthew Morrison, Blair Underwood, Howard McGillin, Zuzanna Szadkowski, Thomas Kopache, Scott Cohen, Tara Summers, Leslie Odom Jr., Jayne Atkinson, Megan Hilty, Sutton Foster, Chris Butler, Monica Raymund, Paulina Gerzon, Rachel Hilson, Anne Marsen, Jack Carpenter, Megan Ketch, David Fonteno, Bebe Neuwirth, John Procaccino, Sonequa Martin-Green, Jerry Adler, Nathan Lane, Robbie Sublett, Ben Rappaport, Bhavesh Patel, Jason Babinsky, Nikki M. James, Grace Rex, Christian Borle, Rob Bartlett, James Carpinello, Jordana Spiro, Zach Woods, Tobias Segal, Michael Kostroff, Francie Swift, Mike Pniewski, Nicole Roderick, Parker Posey, Steven Pasquale, Karen Olivo, Terry Kinney, Ismaël Cruz Córdova, Cady Huffman, Eric Ruffin, Susan Misner, Nathan Stark, Charlie Pollock, Vanessa Williams
Director of Photography: Fred Murphy
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"律政巾帼"
"Good Wife"
"La esposa ejemplar"
"Geroji žmona"
Camera Setup: Single-camera setup

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