THE GOOD WIFE Teasers and Sneak Peeks: A New Investigator

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Alicia is back in business for herself on THE GOOD WIFE and in episode 2 of the new season, she’ll be juggling her bond court work with her regular new cases.

Vandalism Turns Into Something More. Lucca asks Alicia to take on what they think is a simple vandalism case in bond court and Alicia learns that the young man, Eric, attacked a photograph hanging in a museum that depicts himself naked as a young boy. It turns out that his mother had taken the photographs of him and his sister and have been displaying them as art all of these years. He’s furious that they’re being used for a new exhibition and Alicia and Lucca team up to try and stop the museum from displaying them. This pits them against Nancy Cozier in court.

A New Investigator. Alicia seeks the services of an investigator to help with her museum case and she interviews three freelancers. One of them, Jason (guest star Jeffrey Dean Morgan — see photos), is Grace’s favorite. But to save a few dollars an hour Alicia decides to go with the lone female PI. Unfortunately, she screws up completely, leading Alicia right back to Jason. But at that point he’s also fielding a generous offer from Diane.

In-fighting. The associates approach Cary to complain about Howard’s billing practices after they do all of the work on his files and Cary tells Diane that they have to deal with this situation. But Diane wonders if Cary has a personal or professional issue with Howard. When Cary tries to come up with a solution to get Howard to voluntary change his status at the firm, Howard fights back and a war erupts between the two men.

Political Scheming. Eli goes to apologize to Peter for his behavior in the season premiere and Peter accepts the apology, but tells Eli there’s no place for him in the campaign. And so Eli sets his sights on Alicia and becoming her chief of staff.  With Eli now on board (much to Ruth’s anger), he sets out to rehabilitate Alicia’s image, which involves her apologizing to someone she really doesn’t want to apologize to.

Don’t miss an all new episode of THE GOOD WIFE on October 11 at 9:30 p.m. ET/9:00 p.m. PT on CBS.

THE GOOD WIFE Season 7 Premiere Teasers: Answering to No One

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Alicia is finally in charge of her own life again when THE GOOD WIFE returns for its seventh season. She may have lost her law practice and the election for State’s Attorney, but she’s not letting her recent setbacks keep her down.

Canning’s Offer. Given the fact that we know Alicia is off in bond court when the season begins, it shouldn’t come as a shock to learn that she’s not accepting Louise Canning’s offer that they work together (which came in the final seconds of the season 6 finale). Why? Well, for one thing, she thinks he’s “the devil” because she doesn’t like his cases or his defendants. And while he stresses there’s no honor in starting over, she is happy that she doesn’t have to answer to anyone else for the first time in her life. Of course, her decision could change.

Bond Court. Alicia is completely out of her depth in bond court, which is a fast way to earn $135 per client (see sneak peeks). The three other bar attorneys in attendance ignore her and the judge thinks she’s too wealthy to be taken seriously. When one of the female attorneys asks the judge to let Alicia handle a few of her dockets, she finds it a struggle to get straightforward answers out of the defendants and to handle the speed in which these cases are handled. But since she admits that she hasn’t been able to get a job since the election scandal, she’s determined to stick to it.

Her Own Cases. Outside of bond court, Alicia gets her first big break from a client who saw her website. With Grace acting as her assistant/paralegal, Alicia takes on an inheritance case involving an $8 million painting. It becomes a bit of a farce when she sees David Lee and Diane are representing her client’s sibling on the other side of the courtroom and they introduce an “adhesive expert” to give testimony. Both sides start bringing in more expert witnesses to testify about a fallen post-it note that will determine the outcome of the case and the judge thinks the entire situation is ridiculous.

Campaign Strategy. Alicia calls up Eli to tell him that Peter should run for the Vice Presidency because she doesn’t want to make Peter’s decisions for him. Eli is thrilled and immediately sets out to secure campaign strategist Ruth Eastman in to help. But it turns out that Peter went behind Eli’s back to hire Ruth on his own and wants her to take point in the campaign. Harsh words are exchanged between the two men and one has to wonder whether the rift can be mended.

Cary and Diane’s Firm. While Diane and David argue over how to handle Alicia in court, Cary becomes increasingly disillusioned about the firm he helped start. Now surrounded by the middle-aged partners, he realizes that he misses the company of the young associates and reaches out to them. When he learns that they view the firm as “old” and adverse to progressive ideas, he tries to figure out how to change that.

Don’t miss the season premiere of THE GOOD WIFE on October 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

THE GOOD WIFE Season 7 Premiere Sneak Peeks: Back to Basics

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Many years ago, Alicia Florrick was forced to go back to practicing law at the bottom. Throughout the years on THE GOOD WIFE we’ve seen her rise through the ranks, working her way up the law firm ladder and finally making a play for State’s Attorney. That election ended with her resignation and now she’s unsure what to do after having left the firm she founded with Cary.

In the season 7 premiere, Alicia gets back to basics and starts representing arrestees seeking release on bail in bond court (an experience that goes by too quickly and leaves her flustered). There she meets attorney Lucca Quinn (Cush Jumbo), who competes for her clients.

Meanwhile, Peter will be bringing in a national strategist named Ruth Eastman (Margo Martindale) to help with his presidential campaign, and this will create an interesting dynamic with Eli in the process.

The Good Wife returns for an all new season on October 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

THE GOOD WIFE Photos: Jeffrey Dean Morgan Joins the Cast

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan will be joining THE GOOD WIFE this season as an investigator who works with Alicia.

He’ll first appear in the October 11 episode as Jason Crouse. Alicia will be taking on a complex museum vandalism case that involves photographs that a mother took of her son and she looks into the possibility of enlisting the help of Crouse. We’re guessing that she decides to take him on to help her new firm since Morgan has joined the cast as a regular for season 7.

Elsewhere in the episode, Cary must deal with partner Howard Lyman’s inappropriate conduct towards the younger associates at the offices of Lockhart, Agos & Lee. Mamie Gummer will also be returning as Nancy Crozier.

Don’t miss this all new episode of The Good Wife on October 11 at 9:30 p.m. ET/9:00 p.m. PT on CBS.

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