The Good Wife - Sneak Peek: How to Begin
The Good Wife Sneak Peek
THE GOOD WIFE is a 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. Pushing aside the betrayal and crushing public humiliation caused by her husband, Peter, Alicia Florrick starts over by pursuing her original career as a defense attorney. As a junior associate at a prestigious Chicago law firm, she joins her longtime friend, former law school classmate and firm partner Will Gardner, who is interested in rekindling their former relationship. The firm's top litigator and other partner, Diane Lockhart, likes Alicia's work and her connections so she and Will award her with a full-time associate position following a trial period. Alicia beat out Cary Agos, a clever young attorney who takes a job in the state's attorney's office, now bitter and vengeful. Alicia finds an ally and a friend in Kalinda, the firm's tough and mysterious in-house investigator. Gaining confidence every day, Alicia transforms herself from embarrassed politician's scorned wife to resilient career woman, especially for the sake of providing a stable home for her children, 14-year-old Zach and 13-year-old Grace. Now that Peter is back home and planning to run for office again with help from Eli Gold, his cunning image consultant, Alicia continues to redefine herself and her role in her family's life.
As Kalinda continues to pursue her investigation of Damian, she is arrested by a female officer who is in debt to him.
Alicia discusses the her role in the manipulation of Mr. Ashbaugh's will.
As Will prepares to face Alicia in court, he is plagued with memories of their relationship during the events in question.
After Lockhart/Gardner attempts to negotiate an exit contract with Alicia, she receives some surprising news regarding a former client.
When an old client who fancied Alicia leaves her a large sum of money, Will argues that it was her "undue influence" that persuaded Mr. Ashbaugh to unreasonably write her into his will.
Despite being advised against it, Peter attends the Florrick/Agos holiday party, where Eli hears something shocking.
Alicia faces Will and his new hire in court, only to find out who is behind her new firm's furniture disappearance.