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2009, TV Show

The Good Wife Season 2 episodes

Closing Arguments Season 2, Episode 23

The second season concludes with the firm defending a man accused of murdering a judge. Alicia and Kalinda temporarily put aside their strained relationship to work on the case. Meanwhile, Eli decides to bring his consulting business to Lockhart/Gardner, but Alicia is against the idea. read more

Getting Off Season 2, Episode 22

The firm defends an adultery-Web-site owner, the prime suspect in the murder of one of the site's users. Meanwhile, Alicia confronts Kalinda about her one-night stand with Peter, prompting Kalinda to consider leaving the firm. read more

In Sickness Season 2, Episode 21

The firm represents a patient in a liver-transplant case against rival attorney Patti Nyholm (Martha Plimpton), but when Patti is fired from her law firm she asks Lockhart/Gardner to defend her. Meanwhile, Alicia deals with Peter's one-night stand with Kalinda. read more

Foreign Affairs Season 2, Episode 20

The firm tangles with a South American dictator when it represents a small drilling contractor in a dispute against a major oil company. Meanwhile, Alicia is pressured into giving a TV interview and the state's attorney election results come in. read more

Wrongful Termination Season 2, Episode 19

Alicia goes up against Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox) in court when she represents families of workers who committed suicide because of poor working conditions. Meanwhile, a reporter threatens to run a story accusing Peter of sleeping with a coworker and Eli tries to stop the article from going forward. read more

Killer Song Season 2, Episode 18

A convicted murderer (Sam Robards) is sued when he profits from the crime by writing a song that allegedly describes the killing. Meanwhile, Eli anonymously uses the firm to help a woman (America Ferrera) whose father is facing deportation after being arrested for a crime he didn't commit. read more

Ham Sandwich Season 2, Episode 17

The firm represents a drug lord in divorce proceedings, even though he claims he wants to reconcile with his wife. Meanwhile, Kalinda is subpoenaed for a grand-jury investigation. read more

Great Firewall Season 2, Episode 16

The firm sues a social-networking site on behalf of a Chinese dissident for failing to protect his anonymity. The man posted an anonymous blog about democracy in China and was jailed when the site revealed his name. Meanwhile, Will and Diane try to wrestle control of the firm away from Derrick. read more

Silver Bullet Season 2, Episode 15

Diane defends ballistics expert Kurt McVeigh (Gary Cole), her sometimes lover, when he is sued for testimony he gave in a murder trial involving a cop killer who was recently exonerated. Meanwhile, Eli learns that Wendy, Peter's campaign rival, has an illegal nanny (America Ferrera). read more

Net Worth Season 2, Episode 14

Diane represents a young Internet billionaire who sues a film studio for allegedly defaming him in a movie. Meanwhile, Alicia confronts Will about the message he left on her voice mail months earlier. Rita Wilson and F. Murray Abraham guest star. read more

Real Deal Season 2, Episode 13

A mole is detected in the firm when Alicia takes on a class-action lawsuit and tries to round up more signatures for the case than shrewd lawyer Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox), who uses a physical disability to his advantage to sway potential clients. Meanwhile, Derrick brings in a super PAC as a client. read more

Silly Season Season 2, Episode 12

Alicia defends a prisoner who, under duress, confesses to murdering a fellow inmate. Meanwhile, Wendy Scott-Carr tries to force Peter out of the state's attorney race by threatening to expose a sensitive Florrick family issue. read more

Two Courts Season 2, Episode 11

Will and Alicia defend a man accused of murdering his father, but they fear their client isn't getting a fair trial because of the judge's biased attitude. Meanwhile, Kalinda discovers Blake is doing background checks on everyone at the firm and that he is now her supervisor, and Jackie becomes overly involved with Peter's campaign, much to Eli's dismay. read more

Breaking Up Season 2, Episode 10

A client's son is accused of murdering a pharmacist and Alicia is asked to turn the young man against his girlfriend, who is also accused of the crime. Meanwhile, Alicia's brother makes an unexpected visit after breaking up with his boyfriend, and Diane asks Alicia to join her at a new law firm. read more

Nine Hours Season 2, Episode 9

Alicia tries to get a stay of execution for a death-row inmate after she receives a vague tip from a courthouse clerk who suggests an error was made in the case. Meanwhile, Peter prepares for his first debate in the state's attorney race. read more

On Tap Season 2, Episode 8

Alicia defends an alderman accused of taking a bribe from a Muslim extremist group. To prepare, Alicia reviews wiretap evidence and is shocked to discover that some of the tapes pertain to her. read more

Bad Girls Season 2, Episode 7

Alicia defends a teen pop star (Miranda Cosgrove) charged with attempted murder after she allegedly ran her car into a rival's vehicle to purposely injure her. Meanwhile, Peter is shocked when the Democratic Committee asks him to drop out of the race for state's attorney. read more

Poisoned Pill Season 2, Episode 6

Alicia combats a disabled attorney (Michael J. Fox) who tries to use his disability to sway a jury during a class-action suit against a pharmaceutical company. Meanwhile, Kalinda confronts a former friend whom she suspects is giving Blake inside information on her. read more

VIP Treatment Season 2, Episode 5

A massage therapist accuses a Nobel Peace Prize winner of sexual assault, but Alicia and the firm's partners aren't sure if they want to take the case. Meanwhile, Peter and Eli become concerned over a third candidate in the race for state attorney. read more

The Good Wife Episode Recap: “Cleaning House” Season 2, Episode 4

On this week's episode of The Good Wife, Alicia faces disbarment after her deposition with Glenn Childs is leaked. Plus, the race for the state attorney's office takes an interesting turn when a surprise third candidate is revealed.

When It All Falls Apart

My absolute favorite part of the evening was the big confrontation between Kalinda and Blake. It's been a few episodes coming, but it was well worth the wait. After Alicia... read more

The Good Wife Episode Recap: "Breaking Fast" Season 2, Episode 3

"You're like that person on the Titanic who won't leave their room because they're afraid of being rude." — Alicia's brother, Owen, on her marriage

On this week's episode of The Good Wife, Alicia's brother puts Peter in hot water with an incriminating Internet video. In court, a malicious prosecution suit pits Alicia against Glenn Childs in the middle of his re-election campaign against Peter.

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The Good Wife Episode Recap: "Double Jeopardy" Season 2, Episode 2

"I just thought I was done visiting men in prison" — Alicia

On this week's episode of The Good Wife, Alicia and Will are defending a client in military court against the same murder charge that a civilian court acquitted him of.

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The Good Wife Episode Recap: "Taking Control" Season 2, Episode 1

In the Season 2 premiere of The Good Wife, Alicia finally makes a decision between Peter and Will. Will she choose to support her husband during his bid to return to the state's attorney office? Will she risk it all to take a chance with Will (and he will be able to show her the plan)?

Meanwhile, Diane and Will welcome a third partner after Lockhart & Gardner merges with another firm... read more

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Premiered: September 22, 2009, on CBS
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