While alicia took her final bow in an era when the ice zombies on. As announced during the super bowl, the good wife is officially in its last season and only has a few episodes left before the big finale on may 8. Creators robert and michelle king recently explained their decisions behind the final episode in a new. Alicia and lucca work together on a complicated court case involving a designer drug dealer. By the final episode, i was very happy to see the series end. Feb 21, 2016 watch the good wife season 7, episode 15 targets. Keep up with all the latest from last nights television by subscribing to our. End was a thoroughly and deeply unsatisfying way for the good wife to take its final bow, a bit. The good wife season 7 episode 22 finale regina spektor. Alicia and the rest of the firm work overtime amending a last minute appeal for a death row inmate after alicia receives a cryptic call from an appeals court clerk. It was satisfying that alicia, in a scene that echoed a key moment from the shows very first episode, did not take peters hand at the end. It was the end of an era, as alicia turned on an old friend to try and save peter from yet another prison term on the good wife season 7 episode 22 below, tv fanatics carissa pavlica. Tonight on cbs the good wife starring julianna margulies continues with an all new sunday may 8 season 7 finale called, end and we have your weekly recap below.
May 09, 2016 im still speechless after the good wife season 7 episode 22. The good wife series finale reaches a frustrating verdict. If anything, its propensity for fun while still delving into darkness is really what set it apart. Cbs officially announced during the super bowl broadcast, no less that this is the last season of the good wife. Cocreators robert and michelle king, who penned the episode, take weird but bold liberties with the series finale, which is. Season 7, episode 17 march 20, 2016 diane, cary and lucca defend the grieving father of a shooting victim in a defamation suit over a billboard he put up describing a gun store owner as a murderer. On the good wife season 7 episode 22, alicia must decide what shell do next as a verdict is reached in peters trial on the series finale. All good things must come to an end and so it is for the good wife. Season 7 starts out strong with a string of engaging episodes, but about halfway through it begins a terminal descent into melodrama. The drama stars julianna margulies as alicia florrick, a disgraced wife who returns to work as a lawyer after her husband, peter florrick.
Watch the good wife season 2 episode 7 nov 16 on youtube. The series, which aired its finale in the us on 8 may, had a knack of cutting episodes. Last weeks the good wife found peter asking alicia for one last favor. They got to bring will back for the shows final episode on sunday night as an imaginary friend advising alicia florrick julianna. Good wife creators explain series finale ending, slap. The good wife ends its seventh and final season tonight with the appropriately titled end, as alicia and her group make one final. Watch the good wife season 2 episode 7 nov 16 on youtube from the entertainment general video. While the good wife in no way hits the finale lows of lost or the xfiles, there is a tonal shift in the last half of the seventh season that puts the rest of the series trajectory in doubt.
Why the good wife creators think that finale was a tragedy. The good wife is a femaledriven drama about a politicians wife who pursues her own career as a defense attorney after her husband is sent to jail on charges of political corruption. This fifth season finale speaks volumes for the enduring quality of the good wife. Charless surprise departure from the show two seasons ago. On may 11, 2015, cbs renewed the series for a seventh season. Well, for my wife and me, at least, if not for all. The seventh and final season of the legal drama opens with alicia julianna margulies trying to revive her career after rejecting a proposal from canning michael j.
A recap of the good wife s april 26 episode kalindas last. Alicia joins a secret panel of attorneys advising the u. Gumming up the works last nights episode of the good wife was a reminder that when the show is good, its among the best in the business. The good wife ended its run on a high note, ratingswise, bringing in 10. The good wife season 7 episode 22 end series finale guide. Alicia attempts to revive her struggling law career by once again starting her own law firm, this time with the assistance of jason crouse new cast member jeffrey dean morgan, a calm, experienced investigator whom she hires. After seven years and more than 150 episodes, its no surprise that the finale of the good wife would revisit the themes that haunted alicia from the start. The cbs drama aired its series finale on sunday, may 8. The good wife season 2 episode 7 nov 16 is found on youtube entertainment among other media files that we know of. But so far up to, and including, episode 18, in our case this final season has been a major disappointment. Within the first 15 minutes of the last episode, will gardner snuck his way back in and we couldnt help but love it. May 09, 2016 what finale of the good wife taught us about women, power, and technology.
Julianna margulies as alicia florrick in the good wife. If you only watch one episode, watch end season 7, episode 22 the series finale of the good wife was best known for a ghost long story and a slap, dished out by diane lockhart to alicia. And while the episode felt true to the programs roots, ultimately, the good wife s finish and indeed, the entire final season didnt match its highs along the way. Oct 04, 2015 the seventh and final season of the good wife began airing on october 4, 2015 on cbs, and concluded on may 8, 2016. Main julianna margulies as alicia florrick, matt czuchry as cary agos, alan cumming as eli gold, cush jumbo as lucca quinn, makenzie vega as grace florrick, zach grenier as david lee, graham phillips as zach florrick, jeffrey dean morgan as jason. The good wife has been immensely fun, distinguishing it from most of the serious dramas that dominate the television landscape right now. Courtesy of cbs peters fate, among other things, was finally revealed when the critically acclaimed cbs legal drama wrapped sunday after seven seasons. The good wife could be really smart, really pleasurable, and really thrilling all at once. There has never been a show quite like the good wife, and there likely.
Last episode watched a list of 25 titles created 4 months ago the good wife seizoen 7 a list of 21 titles. The finale of the good wife was discussed on the most recent episode of the talking tv podcast, which is here, on itunes and below. In some ways, i cant believe its been only five seasons, because so much has happened since the beginning. Ridley scott takes you a bit out of your comfort zone to show you, the viewer, what has become of the land of the free. In its closing arguments, the good wife makes a point to. Julianna margulies titular character spends the episode wrestling with the intellectual instincts that get in the way of what her heart wants. Were julianna margulies and archie panjabi actually sitting at the same bar during alicia florrick and kalinda sharmas goodbye scene in the season 6 finale of the good wife on sunday night.
The seventh season of the good wife was ordered on may 11, 2015, by cbs. Seven seasons is a good run for a drama series, and i. The good wife was preempted sunday due to the super bowl, but there was still major drama for fans. With betrayal and uncertainty tv critic david bianculli discusses the final episode of the cbs drama and the legacy of the show as a whole. It premiered on october 4, 2015, on cbs and consisted of 22 episodes. Will we see more of her in the season s final two episodes or was this her last call. We weigh in on why diane slapping alicia was a moment that did not feel truly earned.
In its closing arguments, the good wife makes a point to disappoint. Thank you for an extraordinary seven seasons of support, encouragement, and. The good wife season 7 a list of 22 titles created 12 oct 2015 see all related lists. May 11, 2016 the good wife says goodbye in perfect fashion, with happiness as that elusive, impossibletocatch fish. Word will come out soon enough, but my guess is that they werent. Alicia attempts to revive her struggling law career by once again starting her own law firm, this time with the assistance of jason crouse new cast member jeffrey dean morgan, a calm. The good wife has been named one of afis top television shows, won the television critics award for outstanding achievement in drama and garnered five emmy nominations and three golden globe nominations. And as the last moment in a seven season series, its one final bold statement from a network drama that will carry the. May 09, 2016 and while the episode felt true to the programs roots, ultimately, the good wife s finish and indeed, the entire final season didnt match its highs along the way.
The good wife series finale recap hollywood reporter. The good wife ended its seven season, 156 episode run in the same way it started. And in the series finale, diane slapped alicia across the face in the moment she realized alicia was always going to put her family, and herself, first. And as the last moment in a sevenseason series, its one final bold statement from a network drama that will carry the. Well, i actually had quite a bit to say during the closing credits, but none of it is fit to write here.
The good wife s creators explain the final episode video the good wife season 7 episode 22 end promo series finale the good wife spoilers. Seven seasons ago, alicia florrick slapped her husband across the face in the moment she realized that her life was not what she thought it was. Watch the good wife episodes online season 7 2016 tv guide. A commercial announced that season 7 would be the final stretch for the cbs procedural. The good wife surprised fans as alicia florricks emotional rollercoaster ride of the past seven seasons came to a surprising end. It was spent, and the writers were falling back onto tired cliches. The promo ran toward the end of the second quarter and touted the dramas final nine episodes. After a long few months, the good wife has wrapped up season 6 and crammed in enough omg moments into the finale episode to take over twitter. The good wife series finale recap peter resigns diane. May 06, 2016 alicia just needs to do one thing on the good wife series finale. A promotional advertisement for the series that aired during super bowl 50 announced that the seventh season would be its last. Cbs broke the news sunday via a commercial during its telecast of super bowl 50. The good wife s sixth season finale is on the horizon and theres a lot of loose ends to tie upcoughaliciakalindacoughbut new beginnings are taking shape for the heroine. I think ill just pretend that party was the actual series finale.
The good wife reaches its dramatic conclusion on the series finale. In a time when ambition and being clever are a virtue, the good wife, especially the final season, ranks as the best show of the last 8 years. On tonights episode, the series reaches its dramatic conclusion. Read our recap, then grade the episode in our poll. It was announced in a commercial that aired during super bowl 50 that the seventh season would be the final season of the good wife. May 19, 2016 the good wife has always excelled at cheekily dramatizing alicias mind at work, and the final episode centered on an inner dialogue she staged, with herself, through a series of imagined. Seven seasons ago, alicia florrick slapped her husband across the face in the moment she realized that her life. The good wife knows how to bring its agame to a finale. On the last episode, peters trial began and alicia worked desperately to keep him from returning to prison. May 09, 2016 good wife has finished, and if youve been left with any questions then watch this video from the series creators.
Season 7, episode 18 finds alicia asking peter for a divorce, peter begging for one last favor, and cary quitting the firm. Take our poll and tell us if she should grant his wish in season 7 s last episodes. They got to bring will back for the shows final episode on sunday night as an. The good wife finale ended with a divisive scene that shocked viewers, but the creators say it was always part of their plan for the last episode. A total of 156 episodes of the good wife aired over seven seasons. One of the strengths of the early seasons was that the characters were realistic. In the final hour of the good wife, a ghost came to visit, one relationship blew up and another had an ambiguous ending. Also, eli encourages alicia and veronica stockard channing to participate in a motherdaughter cooking show to help peters campaign, with disastrous results. The good wife season 7, the final season, airs sundays at 9 p. The good wife creators robert and michelle king recently explained the final scene of the cbs series and revealed an alternate ending, tvline reports. It was goodbye for the good wife last night as cbs aired the legal dramas series finale. The good wife creators took to twitter and to explain that series finale on sunday night and say goodbye. On the good wife season 7 episode 20, everything goes wrong at a party to celebrate howard and jackies upcoming wedding while eli asks jason to investigate peter.1425 722 191 947 290 365 616 384 755 698 1284 431 1375 54 138 574 209 261 197 44 280 759 910 1216 725 984 1250 194 1332 234 1173 758 1304 580 1313 532 200 1310 453 1441 1471 749