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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

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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 5 Summary

Season five of the US drama finds Alicia trying to balance her rapidly evolving legal career, her new position as First Lady of Illinois and her roles as a wife and mother.

  • The Good Wife: Alicia

    Episode 1 - Everything Is Ending

    Alicia must focus on Lockhart & Gardner's race against the clock to prevent the execution of a convicted murderer

  • The Good Wife: Judge George Kluger

    Episode 2 - The Bit Bucket

    Alicia and Cary represent search engine Chumhum against the NSA, but they are completely unaware that the intelligence agency is already monitoring Lockhart & Gardner's communications

  • The Good Wife: Alicia

    Episode 3 - A Precious Commodity

    Alicia represents a surrogate mother against the biological parents of the unborn child she's carrying when the baby's health is called into question

  • The Good Wife: Diane, Kalinda, Peter, Alicia, Eli, Will and Cary

    Episode 4 - Outside the Bubble

    Lockhart & Gardner hires Elsbeth Tascioni to represent it in a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against the firm by an employee. Diane and Kurt face problems when they meet each other's friends.

  • The Good Wife: Alicia and security guards

    Episode 5 - Hitting the Fan

    When their plans to depart the company are suddenly exposed, Alicia and Cary are unceremoniously forced out of Lockhart & Gardner

  • The Good Wife: Cary, Alicia, Lionel, Will and Diane

    Episode 6 - The Next Day

    Alicia and Cary take on a tough case when they represent a young woman in a product liability suit against a gun manufacturer

  • The Good Wife: Clarke Hayden

    Episode 7 - The Next Week

    Will represents a student whose family used to be Alicia's clients when the young man is accused of a murder on his college campus. Alicia and Cary suspect that Lockhart & Gardner are spying on them.

  • The Good Wife: Eli and Marilyn

    Episode 8 - The Next Month

    Alicia represents an undocumented immigrant who must testify against a member of a drugs cartel or face deportation to Mexico, where there is a contract out on his life

  • The Good Wife: Alicia and Robyn

    Episode 9 - Whack-a-Mole

    Alicia tries to hold a website accountable when its users accuse a professor of being linked to terrorism. Will goes against Diane's wishes when he hires an attorney with ties to organized crime.

  • The Good Wife: Alicia and Clarke

    Episode 10 - The Decision Tree

    Alicia is shocked to learn that an eccentric former client has bequeathed her millions of dollars, but Lockhart & Gardner contests the will on behalf of the deceased man's wife

  • The Good Wife: Eli and Marilyn

    Episode 11 - Goliath and David

    Alicia represents a band that is suing a TV network for copyright infringement over one of their songs. But, when Will joins the opposing council he uses his inside knowledge of Alicia against her.

  • The Good Wife: Marilyn and Will

    Episode 12 - We, the Juries

    Alicia and Will must decide whether to cooperate with each other when they each represent one half of a couple accused of smuggling drugs

  • The Good Wife: Charles Lester

    Episode 13 - Parallel Construction, Bitches

    When Lemond Bishop is arrested on a drug-related charge that possibly resulted from a leak inside Alicia's firm, he calls in Charles Lester to find out what happened

  • The Good Wife: Will and Elsbeth

    Episode 14 - A Few Words

    Alicia is asked to be keynote speaker at the American Bar Association conference in New York City, so she looks to her past for inspiration

  • The Good Wife: Finn and Will

    Episode 15 - Dramatics, Your Honor

    Alicia enlists Cary as her lawyer when Nelson Dubeck asks her to participate in a deposition connected with his investigation into election rigging

  • The Good Wife: Alicia and Eli

    Episode 16 - The Last Call

    A stunned Alicia searches for answers as she tries to make sense of Will's death in the aftermath of the courthouse shooting. Diane delivers the sombre news to the shocked partners.

  • The Good Wife: Diane and Alicia

    Episode 17 - A Material World

    Alicia and Diane consider merging their two companies in the wake of Will's death, even as they find themselves on opposite sides of a contentious divorce suit

  • The Good Wife: Alicia and Finn

    Episode 18 - All Tapped Out

    Florrick & Agos takes on the case of an NSA whistle-blower, only to learn that the agency has been monitoring the firm and Alicia's personal life

  • The Good Wife: Colin Sweeney

    Episode 19 - Tying the Knot

    Alicia pays a visit to long-time client Colin Sweeney, but she finds herself in the unwanted role of witness when a body is discovered in his home

  • The Good Wife: Alicia and Veronica

    Episode 20 - The Deep Web

    When Alicia has a chance encounter with a charming entrepreneur while waiting to be selected for jury service, she ponders the direction her life is taking and seeks her mother's advice

  • The Good Wife: Louis, Cary and Alicia

    Episode 21 - The One Percent

    Alicia manages the fallout when her client's insensitive statements to the press threaten the fate of a multi-billion-dollar merger

  • The Good Wife: Jackie

    Episode 22 - A Weird Year

    An open feed from a camera mistakenly left on after a teleconferenced deposition reveals a threat to the firm that Alicia and Cary didn't expect

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 down

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