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The Good Wife

IMDB Logo8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo96%
Crime Drama Rated: 14+ (TV-14)2009 - 20167 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services Netflix Prime Video Tags: Political 

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.The Good Wife featuring Julianna Margulies and Matt Czuchry has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Hulu, and 10 others. It's a crime and drama show with 156 episodes over 7 seasons. The Good Wife is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (60,560 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Pilot

S01 E01

Sep 23, 2009
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Pilot Sep 23, 2009 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.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Stripped

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Sep 30, 2009
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Stripped Sep 30, 2009 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.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Home

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Oct 7, 2009
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Home Oct 7, 2009 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.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Fixed

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Oct 14, 2009
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Fixed Oct 14, 2009 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.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Crash

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Oct 21, 2009
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Crash Oct 21, 2009 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.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Conjugal

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Nov 4, 2009
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Conjugal Nov 4, 2009 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.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Unorthodox

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Nov 11, 2009
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Unorthodox Nov 11, 2009 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.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Taking Control

S02 E01

Sep 29, 2010
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Taking Control Sep 29, 2010 Alicia makes her decision about whether to stay with Peter or pursue a relationship with Will.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Double Jeopardy

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Oct 6, 2010
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Double Jeopardy Oct 6, 2010 An Army reservist is accused of murdering his wife; Childs turns to dirty tricks in hopes of marring Peter's campaign.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Breaking Fast

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Oct 13, 2010
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Breaking Fast Oct 13, 2010 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.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Cleaning House

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Oct 20, 2010
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Cleaning House Oct 20, 2010 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.

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Season 02, Episode 05 VIP Treatment

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Oct 27, 2010
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VIP Treatment Oct 27, 2010 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.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Poisoned Pill

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Nov 10, 2010
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Poisoned Pill Nov 10, 2010 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.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Bad Girls

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Nov 17, 2010
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Bad Girls Nov 17, 2010 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.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 A New Day

S03 E01

Sep 26, 2011
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A New Day Sep 26, 2011 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.

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Season 03, Episode 02 The Death Zone

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Oct 3, 2011
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The Death Zone Oct 3, 2011 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.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Get a Room

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Oct 10, 2011
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Get a Room Oct 10, 2011 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.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Feeding the Rat

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Oct 17, 2011
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Feeding the Rat Oct 17, 2011 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.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Marthas and Caitlins

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Oct 24, 2011
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Marthas and Caitlins Oct 24, 2011 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.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Affairs of State

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Oct 31, 2011
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Affairs of State Oct 31, 2011 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.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Executive Order 13224

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Nov 7, 2011
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Executive Order 13224 Nov 7, 2011 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.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 I Fought The Law

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Oct 1, 2012
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I Fought The Law Oct 1, 2012 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.

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Season 04, Episode 02 And The Law Won

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Oct 8, 2012
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And The Law Won Oct 8, 2012 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.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Two Girls, One Code

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Oct 15, 2012
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Two Girls, One Code Oct 15, 2012 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.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Don't Haze Me, Bro

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Oct 22, 2012
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Don't Haze Me, Bro Oct 22, 2012 An opposing lawyer keeps Alicia and Diane on their toes by constantly changing tactics; Eli is successful in protecting Peter's image.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Waiting for the Knock

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Oct 29, 2012
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Waiting for the Knock Oct 29, 2012 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.

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Season 04, Episode 06 The Art of War

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Nov 5, 2012
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The Art of War Nov 5, 2012 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.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Anatomy of a Joke

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Nov 12, 2012
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Anatomy of a Joke Nov 12, 2012 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.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 Everything is Ending

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Sep 30, 2013
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Everything is Ending Sep 30, 2013 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.

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Season 05, Episode 02 The Bit Bucket

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Oct 7, 2013
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The Bit Bucket Oct 7, 2013 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.

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Season 05, Episode 03 A Precious Commodity

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Oct 14, 2013
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A Precious Commodity Oct 14, 2013 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.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Outside the Bubble

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Oct 21, 2013
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Outside the Bubble Oct 21, 2013 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.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Hitting the Fan

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Oct 28, 2013
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Hitting the Fan Oct 28, 2013 A desperate battle to retain clients begins when Cary and Alicia's plan to leave the firm is exposed.

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Season 05, Episode 06 The Next Day

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Nov 4, 2013
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The Next Day Nov 4, 2013 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.

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Season 05, Episode 07 The Next Week

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Nov 11, 2013
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The Next Week Nov 11, 2013 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.

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Season 6

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Season 06, Episode 01 The Line

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Sep 22, 2014
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The Line Sep 22, 2014 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.

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Season 06, Episode 02 Trust Issues

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Sep 29, 2014
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Trust Issues Sep 29, 2014 As the firm deals with an internal legal crisis, Alicia tries to hold onto their biggest client; Diane plots her move.

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Season 06, Episode 03 Dear God

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Oct 6, 2014
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Dear God Oct 6, 2014 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.

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Season 06, Episode 04 Oppo Research

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Oct 13, 2014
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Oppo Research Oct 13, 2014 Eli asks a respected campaign manager to help Alicia explore the option of running for state's attorney.

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Season 06, Episode 05 Shiny Objects

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Oct 20, 2014
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Shiny Objects Oct 20, 2014 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.

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Season 06, Episode 06 Old Spice

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Oct 27, 2014
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Old Spice Oct 27, 2014 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

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Season 06, Episode 07 Message Discipline

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Nov 3, 2014
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Message Discipline Nov 3, 2014 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.

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Season 7

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Season 07, Episode 01 Bond

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Oct 5, 2015
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Bond Oct 5, 2015 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.

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Season 07, Episode 02 Innocents

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Oct 12, 2015
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Innocents Oct 12, 2015 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).

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Season 07, Episode 03 Cooked

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Oct 19, 2015
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Cooked Oct 19, 2015 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.

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Season 07, Episode 04 Taxed

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Oct 26, 2015
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Taxed Oct 26, 2015 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.

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Season 07, Episode 05 Payback

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Nov 2, 2015
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Payback Nov 2, 2015 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.

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Season 07, Episode 06 Lies

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Nov 9, 2015
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Lies Nov 9, 2015 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.

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Season 07, Episode 07 Driven

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Nov 16, 2015
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Driven Nov 16, 2015 Peter moves in with Alicia to present a family image while Alicia and Lucca go up against Lockhart, Agos & Lee.

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