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First Air Date: September 22nd, 2009
Last Air Date: May 8th, 2016
Created By: Michelle King, Robert King
Star Casts: Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Christine Baranski, Alan Cumming, Makenzie Vega Norfolk, Graham Phillips, Cush Jumbo, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zach Grenier, Johan Archiles
Aired On: CBS
Episode Runtime: 43 minutes
Total Seasons: 7 Seasons
Total Episodes: 156 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Ended
Homepage: CBS - The Good Wife

Last Updated: Sat, 09 Jun 2018 21:56:46 +0000

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The Good Wife


The Good Wife is a legal drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who 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.

Seasons and Episodes

Specials (1 Episode)

1: A New Beginning - Aired: 2011-09-01

Recapping key characters and storylines from the show's first two seasons; includes interviews with stars Julianna Margulies, Christine Baranski, Josh Charles, Archi Panjabi, Matt Czuchry, Alan Cumming and Chris Noth.

Season 1 (23 Episodes)

1: Pilot - Aired: 2009-09-22

Alicia returns to work as a defense attorney after her husband's corruption scandal and incarceration. She is assigned her first case - a retrial of a woman accused of murdering her ex-husband. Her firm successfully deadlocked the first jury, and they hope that sticking to that strategy will work again, but Alicia realizes that this trial will be more of a fight than anyone expected.

2: Stripped - Aired: 2009-09-29

After the State's Attorney refuses to pursue criminal charges, Alicia becomes second chair on a civil suit involving the rape of a prostitute at a bachelor party who may have been hired and abused by her own husband.

3: Home - Aired: 2009-10-06

The son of Alicia's former friends is charged with felony murder, and Alicia decides to defend him, despite the fact that they ostracized her ever since the scandal.

4: Fixed - Aired: 2009-10-13

Alicia uncovers evidence that possibly proves that the jury is tampering with her firm's class action law suit that she has against a pharmaceutical company, while the legal team of her husband continues to mount the case for his appeal.

5: Crash - Aired: 2009-10-20

Alicia and Will have only 72 hours to find the smoking gun that proves the train company, and not the three engineers, is responsible for the crash, thus securing the widows their pensions the company is holding back. Meanwhile, Jackie and Alicia clash over taking the children to visit their father in prison.

6: Conjugal - Aired: 2009-11-03

As Alicia works with Will on the appeal of a death row inmate, she agrees to a conjugal visit with Peter in order to get information from him since her client was convicted under Peter's regime as state's attorney.

7: Unorthodox - Aired: 2009-11-10

Alicia, representing a daughter of one of the partner in the firm, finds herself very attracted to her co-counsel, mostly because of his unorthodox approach of defending their client.

8: Unprepared - Aired: 2009-11-17

While Alicia is preparing in a case defending a scientist accused of arson, she is suddenly asked to testify on Peter's behalf. Damages Peter Riegert guest stars as the judge in Peter's case and CBS' The Early Show star Russ Mitchell guests as himself and interviews Peter.

9: Threesome - Aired: 2009-11-24

Alicia is asked to represent a partner in the firm on a DUI charge. Her attention is split when she is suddenly forced to face the Other Woman.

10: Lifeguard - Aired: 2009-12-15

When a judge overturns a simple plea deal that Alicia arranged, she looks into his motivation, and Diane is made an offer she can not refuse.

11: Infamy - Aired: 2010-01-05

Alicia learns more about Peter's fall from office when she represents Glenn Child's wife, Carla Browning, in her divorce appeal. Meanwhile, Will and Emily, an opposing counsel, get cozy during a death suit against Duke Roscoe, a caustic TV commentator.

12: Painkiller - Aired: 2010-01-12

Alicia and the kids have to deal with some really bad news and then she has to give Peter some information that will make him furious. Meanwhile, Alicia has to represent the doctor who prescribed the medication to a high school quarterback that appear to die from the painkiller overdose.

13: Bad - Aired: 2010-02-02

Tensions are high as Peter's appeal begins while Alicia has to defend a wealthy client who doesn't seem that innocent, even after he's found not guilty of murdering his wife. Meanwhile, Diane takes precautions when a prisoner she put in jail is to be released from prison.

14: Hi - Aired: 2010-02-09

Alicia defends a man accused of killing his child's babysitter. Meanwhile, Peter's appeal seems to be going well, and Alicia prepares for the idea of him returning to her life.

15: Bang - Aired: 2010-03-02

While Peter gets acclimated to life at home and works on a comeback strategy with his political team, including Eli Gold, Alicia and Diane wrestle with spousal privilege laws in a murder case that hinges on their ability to get a wife to testify against her husband.

16: Fleas - Aired: 2010-03-09

As Peter strategizes on how to handle his retrial and the next steps in his public rehabilitation, Alicia and Will defend an attorney arrested for murder.

17: Heart - Aired: 2010-03-16

In an emergency courtroom set up in a hospital, Alicia and Will battle Patti Nyholm and an insurance company that refuses to pay for life-saving in-utero surgery. Meanwhile, Alicia gives Peter a proper welcome home.

18: Doubt - Aired: 2010-04-06

Alicia and Will defend a college student accused of killing her sorority sister while under the influence of a sleep aid. At the same time, they also deal with their growing sexual tension and Diane and Kurt McVeigh continue their flirtation.

19: Boom - Aired: 2010-04-27

When Alicia goes head-to-head in the courtroom with former boss Jonas Stern, she debates whether or not use personal information to her advantage. Meanwhile, Peter uses religion to work on his appeal.

20: Mock - Aired: 2010-05-04

The police are quickly at the door when Peter's electronic monitor sounds after he chases Alicia out of the apartment. As a result, Grace and Zach scramble to figure out a way to keep him from being arrested.

21: Unplugged - Aired: 2010-05-11

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.

22: Hybristophilia - Aired: 2010-05-18

Eli Gold works on getting Peter's charges dropped, and Alicia defends Colin Sweeney, a client and accused wife killer, who claims self defense after she finds him handcuffed to a dead woman.

23: Running - Aired: 2010-05-25

At Eli Gold's urging, Alicia must decide if she'll stand by her man during Peter's new political campaign, or if she'll pursue a relationship with Will instead.

Season 2 (23 Episodes)

1: Taking Control - Aired: 2010-09-28

Alicia makes her decision about whether to stay with Peter or pursue a relationship with Will.

2: Double Jeopardy - Aired: 2010-10-05

An Army reservist is accused of murdering his wife; Childs turns to dirty tricks in hopes of marring Peter's campaign.

3: Breaking Fast - Aired: 2010-10-12

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 - Aired: 2010-10-19

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 - Aired: 2010-10-26

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 - Aired: 2010-11-09

Alicia, Will and Diane are caught off-guard when a brilliant disabled attorney (Michael J. Fox) uses his condition to sway a jury; Kalinda turns to a former friend for help.

7: Bad Girls - Aired: 2010-11-16

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 - Aired: 2010-11-23

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 - Aired: 2010-12-14

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 - Aired: 2011-01-11

Alicia's law firm tries to turn a client's son against his girlfriend when both are accused of murder; Alicia faces a tough decision.

11: Two Courts - Aired: 2011-01-18

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 - Aired: 2011-02-01

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 - Aired: 2011-02-08

While Alicia races against Louis Canning to round up the most clients for an Erin Brockovich-style class action lawsuit, a mole is detected in LGB law firm, who seems to be working for Canning.

14: Net Worth - Aired: 2011-02-15

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 - Aired: 2011-02-22

Diane represents ballistics expert Kurt McVeigh in a lawsuit; Eli takes an interest in Wendy Scott-Carr's illegal nanny.

16: Great Firewall - Aired: 2011-03-01

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 - Aired: 2011-03-22

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 - Aired: 2011-03-29

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 - Aired: 2011-04-05

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 - Aired: 2011-04-12

Lockhart/Gardner represents a small drilling contractor in a dispute against a major oil conglomerate which is going well until a South American dictator takes over the case. Meanwhile, the election results are in.

21: In Sickness - Aired: 2011-05-03

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 - Aired: 2011-05-10

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, on.

23: Closing Arguments - Aired: 2011-05-17

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.

Season 3 (22 Episodes)

1: A New Day - Aired: 2011-09-25

While the staff at Lockhart/Gardner adjust to new realities and relationships, Alicia must put aside distractions in her personal life to defend a Muslim student accused of murdering a Jewish classmate.

2: The Death Zone - Aired: 2011-10-02

Alicia discovers she must become an expert on English law when a libel case she wins involving a businessman from Britain becomes an international matter after it is retried and transferred to a court in England via satellite.

3: Get a Room - Aired: 2011-10-09

Alicia and Will go toe-to-toe with his ex during a court-ordered mediation, while Eli and Diane clash over the best way to handle a dairy company’s PR disaster.

4: Feeding the Rat - Aired: 2011-10-16

Alicia takes a pro bono case in which a witness quickly becomes the prime suspect. Meanwhile, Will and Diane plot the firm’s direction and their futures.

5: Marthas and Caitlins - Aired: 2011-10-23

When Alicia's key witness commits suicide, she must turn to the only person whose testimony can salvage her case: Colin Sweeney. Meanwhile, Eli makes big moves on Peter's behalf.

6: Affairs of State - Aired: 2011-10-30

While Alicia wades through diplomatic loopholes to defend a Taiwanese national, Eli is approached by his ex-wife to vet her for a possible political campaign.

7: Executive Order 13224 - Aired: 2011-11-06

Alicia worries that she will break confidentiality when the Treasury Department forces her to report on her latest client, while Peter reluctantly digs into Will's past transgressions.

8: Death Row Tip - Aired: 2011-11-13

In order to keep a client from being convicted of murder, Alicia must obtain a stay of execution for a guilty man; Eli tries to stay ahead of a client's possible scandal.

9: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot - Aired: 2011-11-20

Tensions are high at Lockhart & Gardner as Alicia and Will argue in front of a mercurial military judge, Eli’s confidence is shaken and Diane issues an ultimatum to protect the firm.

10: Parenting Made Easy - Aired: 2011-12-04

A routine arbitration turns into a battle of wills between Alicia and Louis Canning, but the pair makes an unexpected connection when a personal crisis interrupts the proceedings.

11: What Went Wrong - Aired: 2011-12-11

As Alicia looks for a way to have a judgment thrown out following a shocking guilty verdict, she also begins to feel the consequences of decisions in her personal life.

12: Alienation of Affection - Aired: 2012-01-08

Lockhart-Gardner faces trouble when a recently divorced couple claims they influenced their separation for their own personal gain.

13: Bitcoin for Dummies - Aired: 2012-01-15

Alicia defends a client charged with protecting the identity of the creator of an illegal currency.

14: Another Ham Sandwich - Aired: 2012-01-29

With her investigation complete, Special Prosecutor Wendy Scott-Carr presents her evidence against Will to the grand jury in hopes of sending him to prison for bribery. Meanwhile, Eli and Stacie Hall square off once again.

15: Live From Damascus - Aired: 2012-02-19

Lockhart & Gardner leads a class action suit against a software company that allowed the Syrian government to “disappear” American citizens. Also, Will faces a hard decision in the wake of the Grand Jury proceedings.

16: After The Fall - Aired: 2012-03-04

While power grabs are being made at the firm, Alicia and Caitlin square off against old foe Nancy Crozier. Meanwhile, Peter discovers the price of taking the moral high road.

17: Long Way Home - Aired: 2012-03-11

Alicia must once again aid Colin Sweeney when a sexual misconduct claim derails his attempt to win back control of his company. Also, Cary is faced with a moral dilemma when Peter tasks him with enforcing office policies.

18: Gloves Come Off - Aired: 2012-03-18

Alicia once again faces Louis Canning in court, but recent financial concerns lead her to reconsider his standing job offer. Meanwhile, Diane reconnects with the enigmatic Jack Copeland.

19: Blue Ribbon Panel - Aired: 2012-03-25

Alicia is assigned to be on a blue-ribbon panel that is investigating a police shooting. But she soon begins to question the actions of the panel chairman.

20: Pants on Fire - Aired: 2012-04-15

As Alicia counsels a client whether to accept a strict plea deal, she's distracted by Peter's newest political rival, whose actions force her back into the public spotlight.

21: The Penalty Box - Aired: 2012-04-22

Alicia defends a judge against misconduct charges stemming from his days as a prosecutor. Meanwhile, Cary makes a career decision and Kalinda deals with the repercussions of Agent Delaney's investigation.

22: The Dream Team - Aired: 2012-04-29

Will and Diane scramble when Louis Canning and Patti Nyholm team up to bankrupt the firm. Also, Alicia faces conflicted feelings regarding her relationship with Peter, and Kalinda's past catches up to her.

Season 4 (22 Episodes)

1: I Fought The Law - Aired: 2012-09-30

A state trooper targets Zach, putting Alicia on the offensive; Kalinda decides to face her problems; Diane and Will explore the firm's financial issues.

2: And The Law Won - Aired: 2012-10-07

As the firm undergoes budget and staff cuts, Will hopes his first post-suspension case will result in a big paydat; Alicia unexpectedly helps Peter's campaign.

3: Two Girls, One Code - Aired: 2012-10-14

Will and Alicia represent an Internet startup in a lawsuit against a search engine that may be manipulating results; Eli tries to avoid a possible scandal for Peter's campaign.

4: Don't Haze Me, Bro - Aired: 2012-10-21

An opposing lawyer keeps Alicia and Diane on their toes by constantly changing tactics; Eli is successful in protecting Peter's image.

5: Waiting for the Knock - Aired: 2012-10-28

When Lemond Bishop's accountant is arrested, Diane and Alicia must determine if the feds are going after his drug money or legal business; Nick causes more trouble for Kalinda.

6: The Art of War - Aired: 2012-11-04

When a female military officer accuses a civilian contractor of attempting to rape her in Afghanistan, Alicia tries to prove that he is not protected by a law prohibiting servicemen from suing the military. Meanwhile, a surprising new obstacle appears in Peter's quest for the governorship.

7: Anatomy of a Joke - Aired: 2012-11-11

During a trip to Washington, D.C., Cary has an uncomfortable reunion with his father (John Shea); a former client asks Alicia for help; Will and Diane question Clarke's most recent strategy.

8: Here Comes the Judge - Aired: 2012-11-18

Will thinks a judge is biased against his client; Grace is affected by a classmate's death and falls for a questionable guy; Zach tries to help Peter's campaign; Kalinda is suspicious of Nick.

9: A Defense of Marriage - Aired: 2012-11-25

A famous, liberal lawyer hijacks Diane and Alicia's latest case; when Alicia's mother (Stockard Channing) visits fro Thanksgiving, she seeks legal support.

10: Battle of the Proxies - Aired: 2012-12-02

While Will defends a man accused of murder, Alicia tries to help by assisting a prosecutor in another county who is trying a different man for the same crime; the Justice Department puts heat on Eli; Nick takes action that forces Kalinda's hand.

11: Boom De Yah Da - Aired: 2013-01-06

Louis Canning's attempts to delay a deposition could complicate Will's latest and potentially lucrative case; Diane and Will have a face-off with Clarke.

12: Je Ne Sais What? - Aired: 2013-01-13

Will, Diane and Alicia help Elsbeth Tascioni (Carrie Preston) when she is arrested; Eli and Jordan give Peter conflicting pieces of advice.

13: The Seven Day Rule - Aired: 2013-01-27

Alicia is presented with a career-changing offer that includes a substantial financial risk; Diane and Will confront their creditors; Eli and Jordan don't agree on a possible attack on Maddie's campaign.

14: Red Team, Blue Team - Aired: 2013-02-17

Office politics heat up when Will and Diane ask Cary and Alicia to face them in a mock trial; Eli tries to maintain his position on Peter's campaign.

15: Going for the Gold - Aired: 2013-03-03

When the Justice Department refuses to reveal who will be testifying against Eli, Elsbeth takes Assistant U.S. Attorney Josh Perrotti to civil court for defamation in order to force him to answer her questions under oath. Meanwhile, Jordan helps Peter prepare for a debate and Alicia’s relationship with her co-workers evolves.

16: Runnin' with the Devil - Aired: 2013-03-10

The Justice Department refuses to say who will testify against Eli; Elsbeth takes Assistant U.S. Attorney Josh Perrotti to civil court in an attempt to get answers; Jordan helps Peter with debate prep; Alicia's relationships evolve.

17: Invitation to an Inquest - Aired: 2013-03-17

Alicia and Will’s latest case brings them to an inquest at the coroner’s office, where they are hindered by a strict rule that limits their questioning to three per witness. Also, Cary’s father returns to bring new business to the firm and Eli schemes against Jordan.

18: Death of a Client - Aired: 2013-03-24

When an erratic and litigious client is murdered, Alicia is convinced to waive attorney/client privilege to help the police when she learns that the killer may also be targeting someone close to her. Also, Peter and Mike Kresteva vie for an influential endorsement and Diane receives a stunning offer.

19: The Wheels of Justice - Aired: 2013-03-31

Alicia and Will go to trial unprepared when they learn that an impending Supreme Court ruling could result in Colin Sweeney being jailed for life. Also, Diane reunites with Kurt McVeigh but is forced to reevaluate the relationship.

20: Rape: A Modern Perspective - Aired: 2013-04-14

A hacker group brings the trial of an accused rapist to the Internet; Diane is vetted for a Supreme Court seat; Robyn draws Kalinda's suspicion.

21: A More Perfect Union - Aired: 2013-04-21

As a favor to her mother, Alicia represents software coders in a contract dispute; Peter asks Alicia to renew their wedding vows.

22: What's in the Box? - Aired: 2013-04-28

When Zach thinks he has witnessed vote tampering, Will, Alicia and Diane race to a series of emergency court proceedings on the night of the gubernatorial election; an unexpected source offers to help Cary start his own firm.

Season 5 (22 Episodes)

1: Everything is Ending - Aired: 2013-09-29

Alicia must focus on the firm’s efforts to prevent the execution of a convicted murderer while she secretly plans her exit from the firm with Cary. Meanwhile, Eli helps Peter assemble his staff in the governor’s office.

2: The Bit Bucket - Aired: 2013-10-06

Alicia and Cary sue the NSA on behalf of search engine Chumhum, unaware that Lockhart/Gardner’s connection to a former client has resulted in the spy agency monitoring the firm’s communications. Meanwhile, Alicia’s mom takes steps to support her daughter, and Eli works to secure Diane’s Supreme Court nomination.

3: A Precious Commodity - Aired: 2013-10-13

Will makes Alicia a stunning offer which causes her to reconsider her plans to leave the firm. Also, the partners take action when Diane’s Supreme Court candidacy puts her at odds with her colleagues.

4: Outside the Bubble - Aired: 2013-10-20

Alicia tries to obtain Lockhart/Gardner files as she prepares to exit the firm; faced with a sexual harassment lawsuit, the firm hires Elsbeth Tascioni.

5: Hitting the Fan - Aired: 2013-10-27

A desperate battle to retain clients begins when Cary and Alicia's plan to leave the firm is exposed.

6: The Next Day - Aired: 2013-11-03

Alicia and Cary represent a client who changed firms and Will and Diane delay turning over the case files; Marilyn tries to give advice to Alicia.

7: The Next Week - Aired: 2013-11-10

Zach makes a discovery that leads Alicia and Cary to believe that the Lockhart/Gardner firm is spying on them; Will helps one of Alicia's former clients; Clarke Hayden (Nathan Lane) offers financial advice to Florrick/Agos.

8: The Next Month - Aired: 2013-11-17

As Florrick/Agos move into their new offices, Alicia attempts to block the deportation of an undocumented immigrant before he is sent to Mexico, where a cartel has threatened his life. Also, Marilyn is concerned about the ethical ramifications when Eli reconnects with Natalie Flores, and Robyn tries to be more like Kalinda.

9: Whack-a-Mole - Aired: 2013-11-24

Alicia tries to hold a website accountable when its users accuse her client, a college professor, of being linked to domestic terrorism. Meanwhile, Will goes against Diane’s wishes when he hires Damian Boyle, an unpredictable attorney with ties to organized crime, who immediately interjects himself into Alicia’s website case. Also, Eli and Jackie clash over a Florrick family secret.

10: The Decision Tree - Aired: 2013-12-01

Alicia is shocked to learn that a former client bequeathed her millions, but Lockhart/Gardner quickly contests the will on behalf of the deceased’s wife. Meanwhile, Diane asks Kalinda to look into Damian’s background. Also, Eli and Marilyn are concerned about Peter being seen with Alicia’s more disreputable clients at the Florrick/Agos holiday party.

11: Goliath and David - Aired: 2014-01-05

Alicia represents a band suing a TV show for copyright infringement, but the simple case becomes psychological warfare when Will joins the opposing council and uses his knowledge of Alicia’s strengths and weaknesses against her.

12: We, the Juries - Aired: 2014-01-12

Alicia and Will insist on separate juries for their clients when they each represent one half of a couple accused of drug smuggling.

13: Parallel Construction, Bitches - Aired: 2014-03-09

Lemond Bishop is arrested on a drug-related charge, possibly due to a leak within Alicia's firm; an agent from the office of public integrity contacts Marilyn.

14: A Few Words - Aired: 2014-03-16

When Alicia is asked to be the keynote speaker at the American Bar Association conference in New York City, she looks to her past for inspiration. Meanwhile, the competition with Diane and Will continues as Alicia and Cary battle to align with a powerful New York lawyer. Also, Will turns to an old acquaintance when it becomes clear that Nelson Dubeck's investigation into possible voter fraud isn't going away.

15: Dramatics, Your Honor - Aired: 2014-03-23

Alicia asks Cary to be her lawyer when Nelson Dubeck (Eric Bogosian) asks her to participate in a deposition; Will faces off with a new prosecutor while defending Jeffrey Grant (Hunter Parrish).

16: The Last Call - Aired: 2014-03-30

Alicia searches for answers as she tries to make sense of Will’s death in the aftermath of the courthouse shooting. Meanwhile, Diane delivers the somber news to the partners at Lockhart/Gardner who must decide how to move forward.

17: A Material World - Aired: 2014-04-13

Alicia and Diane consider merging their firms in the wake of Will's death, even as they find themselves on opposite sides of a contentious divorce suit. Meanwhile, Alicia offers assistance to Finn when it becomes clear that the State's Attorney is looking for a scapegoat in the Jeffrey Grant case.

18: All Tapped Out - Aired: 2014-04-20

Florrick/Agos takes on the case of an NSA whistleblower, only to learn that the agency has been monitoring the firm as well as Alicia’s personal life. Meanwhile, Diane faces the difficult task of working alongside Louis Canning when he joins Lockhart/Gardner. Also, Alicia goes after the State’s Attorney when he attempts to make Finn a scapegoat in the Jeffrey Grant case.

19: Tying the Knot - Aired: 2014-04-27

When Alicia pays a visit to longtime client Colin Sweeney, she finds herself in the unwanted role of witness when a body is discovered in his home. Meanwhile, Eli steps in when an unfortunate picture of Zach threatens to become a public relations nightmare for Peter.

20: The Deep Web - Aired: 2014-05-04

When Alicia has a chance encounter with a charming entrepreneur during jury duty, she begins to consider options outside her marriage and seeks the advice of her mother. Meanwhile, Diane's friends come to her for legal advice when their son is accused of selling drugs on the Internet.

21: The One Percent - Aired: 2014-05-11

Alicia manages the fallout when her client's insensitive statements to the press threaten the fate of a multi-billion dollar merger. Meanwhile, Diane faces a potential conflict of interest when she and Louis Canning are on opposite sides of a class action suit involving a pharmaceutical company. Also, Eli learns the truth about Alicia and Peter's relationship.

22: A Weird Year - Aired: 2014-05-18

The futures of Florrick/Agos and Lockhart/Gardner are at stake when the firms consider merging, driving a wedge between Alicia and Cary. Meanwhile, Diane makes a big decision when Louis Canning challenges her role at her firm.

Season 6 (22 Episodes)

1: The Line - Aired: 2014-09-21

Despite pressure from Eli, Alicia is determined not to run for State's Attorney; Diane considers joining Florrick/Agos; a crisis threatens to tear the firm apart.

2: Trust Issues - Aired: 2014-09-28

As the firm deals with an internal legal crisis, Alicia tries to hold onto their biggest client; Diane plots her move.

3: Dear God - Aired: 2014-10-05

Joy Grubick, a pretrial service officer, interviews Cary's colleagues to determine if he should remain behind bars; a client's case ends up in Christian arbitration.

4: Oppo Research - Aired: 2014-10-12

Eli asks a respected campaign manager to help Alicia explore the option of running for state's attorney.

5: Shiny Objects - Aired: 2014-10-19

When Dean and Alicia represent a former chief executive officer who is suing the company that fired her, they face off with Elsbeth Tascioni and Rayna Hecht; a hacker threatens Florrick/Agos/Lockhart by taking control of their files.

6: Old Spice - Aired: 2014-10-26

Elsbeth and Alicia put their fight on hold when they both have clients facing economic espionage charges; Diane battles her former partners over office space

7: Message Discipline - Aired: 2014-11-02

While preparing his case against Cary, Finn discovers a potentially devastating piece of evidence which could have ramifications for Alicia and Peter. Meanwhile, Eli becomes wary when a new prospective candidate emerges in the race for State’s Attorney.

8: Red Zone - Aired: 2014-11-09

Alicia takes on a college rape case which pits her against Louis Canning when it moves from a university hearing to civil court. Meanwhile, Eli and Elfman conduct a political focus group as Alicia dives into her campaign for State’s Attorney.

9: Sticky Content - Aired: 2014-11-16

The feds want Cary to work with them as they build a case against Lemond Bishop.

10: The Trial - Aired: 2014-11-23

When Cary's case goes to trial, a plea deal offer has him seriously considering jail time. Also, a joke between mother and daughter lands Alicia in trouble as her campaign for State's Attorney is in full stride.

11: Hail Mary - Aired: 2015-01-04

Cary hires a prison consultant to prepare him for incarceration while the team at Florrick/Agos/Lockhart does everything in its power to help him. Meanwhile, Alicia practices for the State’s Attorney candidates’ debate.

12: The Debate - Aired: 2015-01-11

Alicia and Frank Prady square off in a crucial debate in the race for State’s Attorney as Peter and the city of Chicago prepare for a potential riot.

13: Dark Money - Aired: 2015-03-01

When Colin Sweeney accuses a television producer of basing an unflattering character and show on his life, Diane and Cary must prove that they are capable of handling his case as Alicia focuses on the race for State’s Attorney. Also, Alicia competes against Frank Prady for a major campaign donation.

14: Mind's Eye - Aired: 2015-03-08

Alicia prepares for a key interview which could impact the outcome of the race for State’s Attorney. Also, Louis Canning pressures Florrick/Agos/Lockhart to agree on a settlement in his wrongful eviction case against the firm.

15: Open Source - Aired: 2015-03-15

When Frank Prady decides to go after Governor Florrick as a campaign tactic, Alicia is faced with the decision of whether or not to attack Peter’s record as well. Also, when Florrick/Agos/Lockhart take on the case of a man paralyzed by a malfunctioning gun created on a 3D printer, they call on Kurt McVeigh to testify as an expert witness, which leads to a rift between Diane and her husband.

16: Red Meat - Aired: 2015-03-22

Alicia’s political future is on the line when Peter gives an interview that could influence voter turnout on Election Day. Meanwhile, a weekend getaway with Kurt and his affluent hunting buddies could lead Diane to a prosperous new client for the firm.

17: Undisclosed Recipients - Aired: 2015-03-29

The partners of Florrick/Agos/Lockhart find themselves at odds when they voice different opinions regarding the company’s future. Also, the firm falls victim to a cyber-hack after it takes on the case of a movie producer whose work is pirated on a peer-to-peer sharing site.

18: Loser Edit - Aired: 2015-04-05

Still reeling from the cyber-hack at her law firm, Alicia is ambushed with questions about her leaked emails during a television interview. Meanwhile, Diane takes on a case that pits her sympathies towards gay marriage against the rights of religious freedom. Also, an investigator starts looking into the evidence Diane used to get Cary out of prison...

19: Winning Ugly - Aired: 2015-04-12

When potential voter fraud is discovered in the State’s Attorney election, Eli and Alicia take steps to stop a recount by enlisting the help of a well-respected civil rights lawyer, Spencer Randolph. Also, Diane learns she unwittingly submitted false evidence in Cary’s case,

20: The Deconstruction - Aired: 2015-04-26

Alicia faces an uncertain future when she is forced to resign as State’s Attorney in the wake of a voter fraud scandal. Also, R.D. hires Diane and Cary to argue against two ultra-conservative lawyers for a test case involving mandatory minimum sentencing.

21: Don't Fail - Aired: 2015-05-03

When a former client calls Alicia after being charged with murder tied to a case from 2009, Alicia reviews the old case, prompting memories of her early days as a lawyer.

22: Wanna Partner? - Aired: 2015-05-10

Alicia’s professional future hangs in the balance as she decides what’s next for her career. Meanwhile, when Alicia gets a suspicious call from a client, she discovers that he’s being held in a secret police facility where people are detained without being officially booked.

Season 7 (22 Episodes)

1: Bond - Aired: 2015-10-04

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: Innocents - Aired: 2015-10-11

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: Cooked - Aired: 2015-10-18

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: Taxed - Aired: 2015-10-25

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: Payback - Aired: 2015-11-01

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: Lies - Aired: 2015-11-08

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: Driven - Aired: 2015-11-15

Peter moves in with Alicia to present a family image while Alicia and Lucca go up against Lockhart, Agos & Lee.

8: Restraint - Aired: 2015-11-22

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: Discovery - Aired: 2015-11-29

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: KSR - Aired: 2015-12-13

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: Iowa - Aired: 2016-01-10

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: Tracks - Aired: 2016-01-17

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: Judged - Aired: 2016-01-31

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: Monday - Aired: 2016-02-14

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: Targets - Aired: 2016-02-21

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: Hearing - Aired: 2016-03-06

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: Shoot - Aired: 2016-03-20

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: Unmanned - Aired: 2016-03-27

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: Landing - Aired: 2016-04-17

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: Party - Aired: 2016-04-24

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: Verdict - Aired: 2016-05-01

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: End - Aired: 2016-05-08

The series reaches its dramatic conclusion.