There’s a broad consensus among critics that the final series of The Good Wife was weak, but not everyone agrees about why (or whether that slap was justified). Brian Moylan for The Guardian: Though [Alicia and Diane’s] final confrontation was dramatic, it boiled their relationship down to two women fighting over their husbands. Both women (and, byContinue reading “The Good Wife: What the critics said (and why they’e wrong)”
We might have started out on Alicia’s side, but as the show went on her ruthlessness and sense of entitlement became more and more pronounced.
What an ending! The writers tested my faith right up until the final seconds – and there was plenty of nonsense to endure first – but they absolutely delivered in the end.
A no-holds-barred trial prep session pits Alicia against Peter to satisfying dramatic effect, but the rest of the episode is a bit of a mish-mash.
Howard and Jackie’s engagement party is a very obvious device to bring loads of characters together and tie up some loose ends. Alicia and Jason’s relationship reaches new level of eye-roll.
A welcome return for our Snowden-like friend Dellinger ties up the NSA drama neatly, and Alicia stands by her man (for reasons I can’t really fathom) when he’s finally arrested.
Peter finds out about Jalicia and blows a gasket, so Alicia demands a divorce. Cary bids a scunnered farewell after all the tedious shenanigans at the firm come to a head.
Alicia’s behaviour was so obnoxious and entitled this week that I almost wished she would balls up Grace’s academic future. It’s almost as if the writers are deliberately trying to provoke me.
Alicia and Jason’s romance is frankly just gross, but thankfully Veronica and Owen gatecrash their Sunday sesh. Meanwhile, boring things rumble on.
After a few lacklustre episode there was lots to enjoy in this one – not least the return of Elsbeth Tascioni – but I’m still very, very confused.