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The Good Wife

The First Season

(DVD - 2010)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Good Wife
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Follows a politician's wife who pursues her own career as a defense attorney after her husband is sent to jail on charges of political corruption. Alicia Florrick not only deals with her career but also with keeping her family together as she provides a stable home for her two children.
Publisher: [United States] : CBS Paramount Network Television, [2010]
ISBN: 1415753067
Branch Call Number: DVD TV G
Characteristics: 6 videodiscs (996 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Nov 13, 2014
  • 7duffy rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Decent acting and the stories are good, both the episodes and on-going ones. However, series suffers from being on Network TV. Happy endings are conveniently found in the last 10 minutes. OK if you have 45 minutes to kill, but not something to live your life around.

Mar 08, 2014
  • nancylee7169 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

An excellent series! Beautiful writing, sets, costuming, character development, casting and acting. I love it and anxiously anticipate subsequent episodes. Comparable in quality to the Madmen TV series.

Feb 18, 2014
  • kieranlim rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I had seen some episodes from later seasons on TV, enough to be interested, though I did not fully understand the show. Watching it from the beginning was great. The characters are very interesting, and some are quite quirky. Lots of drama, but some humour as well.

Don't let the show title deceive you. This show is a great legal drama!

i am so tired of tv servies and movies portraying extremely affluent characters living in luxury and agonizing over problems which minimal intelligence and foresight could easily have prevented. I don't understand why viewers are attracted to watching these melodramas which are so far removed from reality. Not my idea of entertainment.

Aug 30, 2012
  • MsMicawber rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Very entertaining. It's well acted, well made, and kind of addictive.

Jan 21, 2012
  • RamonaMThomas rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Totally engrossing. Smart drama. I couldn't stop watching. I can't wait to see season 2.

Aug 15, 2011
  • shapjul rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

The acting is good, the guest judges are great, but for anyone who knows the least little bit about law this is a totally infuriating series. The sorts of glaring errors (a witness who has to testify on appeal?) that will make you nuts. It's hard for me to say what folks who don't care about accuracy in legal process will say, because obviously I am one who does care. So for those like me, I say (with some sorrow because there are other strengths) skip it.

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