The Good Wife (2009-2012) 4 Seasons
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Netflix added this terrific series to its service in Canada on December 15, 2013. Three seasons of The Good Wife are also available on Netflix UK & Ireland. Julianna Margulies stars as attorney Alicia Florrick, who finds herself forced to return to work after a corruption scandal lands her politician husband in prison. Though Alicia stood by him, she has a host of reasons to question their marriage.
Reviews of The Good Wife
A smartly conceived and well executed legal drama with a strong star (Julianna Margulies) at its core and, even better, a terrifically timely hook. — TV Guide, Matt Roush
Margulies puts a powerful combination of cold fury, bewilderment and tenacity into Alicia Florrick, the wife of a disgraced Chicago politician in a new series that readily admits it ripped itself from the headlines. — New York Daily News, David Hinckley
The Good Wife Season 1 — 23 episodes
Art imitates life in this drama about a politician’s wife who’s forced to return to the workforce after a scandal lands her husband in jail. Resuming her career as a defense attorney after more than a decade, she slowly recaptures her identity.
The Good Wife Season 2 — 23 episodes
This season, Alicia is appointed as defense attorney for a man charged with slaying his business colleague; her gay brother lands in town and stirs up problems for Peter’s campaign; and the rivalry between Blake and Kalinda heats up.
The Good Wife Season 3 — 22 episodes
After the stunning revelation of Peter’s additional infidelity, Alicia copes with their separation, new cases and her increasingly intense romance with Will, while Peter returns to the state attorney’s office and Eli contemplates the next campaign.
The Good Wife Season 4 — 22 episodes
In the fourth season of this critically acclaimed drama, Alicia Florrick continues rebuilding her life as a defense attorney after suffering her own injustice when her husband’s sex and political corruption scandal blew her life apart.