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She's baaack!

Martha Plimpton, who has recurred as cunning rival lawyer Patti Nyholm since Season 1 of The Good Wife, is set to reprise her role for the Season 4 finale, has learned.

The Raising Hope star will be joined by another fan-favorite recurring player on the legal drama — Denis O'Hare, who will take the bench again as the honorable Judge Abernathy. O'Hare, who has also recurred since the first season, tweeted a picture with Plimpton from the set on Friday.

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Plimpton's return marks her first time back on The Good Wife since she won the Emmy for Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series in September. She took home the award for her performance in the Season 3 finale, in which her character, Patti, and Michael J. Fox's Louis Canning teamed up to try to take over Lockhart/Gardner.

No word yet on what kind of case Patti will be fighting the firm on, but it will no doubt be a doozy.

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The Good Wife airs Sundays at 9/8c on CBS. The show's season finale is set for Sunday, April 28. Are you excited that Patti and Judge Abernathy are returning?