The Good Wife
About the Show
Drama starring Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, a politician's wife who transforms herself into a career woman when a scandal surrounding her husband turns her life upside down
Series 2 Summary
The talented Alicia Florrick's hard-hitting career continues at the prestigious Chicago law firm. Alicia's husband Peter out of jail, and he's back on the political campaign trail and in need of a loyal wife by his side. Can Alicia put all the humiliation of his scandals behind her, or will she pursue her own happiness?
Episode 1 - Taking Control
In the first episode, Alicia is forced to make a choice between her passion for Will and her marriage to Peter.
Episode 2 - Double Jeopardy
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 ruin Peter's campaign.
Episode 3 - Breaking Fast
A prosecution suit leads to an explosive confrontation between Alicia and Glenn.
Meanwhile, Alicia's brother, Owen, visits after his questionable remarks about Peter spread across the internet.
Episode 4 - Cleaning House
When Alicia meets Nancy Crozier in court again, she rediscovers that her sweet facade hides a steely interior.
Later, Childs' office suspects Alicia of an ethical violation that could ruin Peter's political campaign and her career.
Episode 5 - VIP Treatment
Alicia and the partners must decide whether to take the case of a massage therapist who accuses a Nobel Peace Prize winner of sexual assault.
Peter and Eli try explore the implications of Wendy's candidacy for their campaign.
Episode 6 - Poisoned Pill
Alicia, Diane and Will are caught off-guard by a brilliant attorney, Louis Canning (played by Michael J. Fox), who uses all his powers to sway a jury during a test case for a huge suit against a pharmaceutical company.
Meanwhile, Peter worries about his campaign and Kalinda reaches out to a former friend, Donna Seabrook to prevent her from spilling her secrets to Blake.
Episode 7 - Bad Girls
Alicia is close to successfully arguing that her teenaged pop star client, Sloan, is innocent when Cary drops a bombshell that could ruin the starlet's career.
Episode 8 - On Tap
When the government accuses a member of the council of taking a campaign bribe, the team reviews hours of evidence to mount his defence.
Episode 9 - Nine Hours
Alicia and the team race against the clock in the appeal case of a client on death row.
Meanwhile, Peter prepares for his first debate with Glenn.
Episode 10 - Breaking Up
Alicia faces a moral dilemma at work when her team 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.
Episode 11 - Two Courts
Will fears his client is not getting a fair trial so the firm hires a jury consultant, who claims to predict a case's outcome by reading people's expressions.
Meanwhile, Will unearths some interesting information.
Episode 12 - Silly Season
Alicia's client confesses to murdering a fellow prisoner, leading the rest of the team to unfurl the relationship between the two inmates.
Wendy Scott-Carr threatens to expose a Florrick family issue in the hope of forcing Peter to drop out of the race.
Episode 13 - Real Deal
Alicia races Louis Canning to round up the highest number of clients for an Erin Brockovich-style class action lawsuit, and a mole is detected in the law firm who appears to be working for Canning.
Episode 14 - Net Worth
Will handles a defamation case from a billionaire who's suing a film studio for showing him in a bad light.
Later on, Alicia questions Will about a message he left for her.
Episode 15 - Last Shot
Diane represents her on-off love interest Kurt McVeigh when he is sued for testimony he gave in a murder trial.
Eli, meanwhile, has a personal interest in Wendy Scott-Carr's illegal nanny Natalie Flores, played by Ugly Betty actress America Ferrera.
Episode 16 - Great Firewall
The firm sue a social networking site on behalf of a Chinese dissident, whose anonymous blog about democracy in China landed him in trouble with the government when his identity was uncovered.
Meanwhile, Will and Diane hope to get rid of Derrick Bond for once and all.
Episode 17 - Ham Sandwich
The firm represents client and drug kingpin LeMond Bishop in divorce proceedings, even though Bishop wants reconciliation.
Episode 18 - Killer Song
The firm sues a convicted murderer who is profiting from a song he had written years ago while in prison, describing his crime.
Meanwhile, Eli anonymously uses the firm to help Natalie Flores (America Ferrera) and her family with their legal trouble.
Episode 19 - Wrongful Termination
Louis Canning returns to fight against Alicia once again when the firm represents families of employees who committed suicide due to miserable working conditions.
Meanwhile, Cary finds out some shocking information about Kalinda.
Episode 20 - Foreign Affairs
The firm represent a small drilling contractor locked in a dispute against a major oil conglomerate.
All seems to be going well, until a South American dictator complicates the situation. Meanwhile, the results of the election are revealed.
Episode 21 - In Sickness
The firm defends a patient in a liver transplant case against rival lawyer Patti Nyholm.
However, the case takes an unexpected turn when Patti is fired from her firm and asks Lockhart/Gardner to represent her.
Alicia comes to terms with Peter's one-night stand.
Episode 22 - Getting Off
The firm defends the owner of an adultery website, Stephanie Engler (played by Sarah Silverman), when one of her users is murdered.
However, the civil case turns criminal when the murder is pinned on Stephanie.
Kalinda contemplates leaving the company when she and Alicia come to blows about her one night stand with Peter.
Episode 23 - Closing Arguments
Alicia and Kalinda push aside their differences to prove their client's innocence in a murder trial.
Will Alicia get together with Will?
The Good Wife synopsis
Drama starring Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, a politician's wife who transforms herself into a career woman when a scandal surrounding her husband turns her life upside downEpisode Guide >