Why the good wife creators think that finale was a tragedy. On the good wife season 5 episode 22 florrickagos will discover a threat to the firm they never saw coming. As fans took to twitter to express their disappointment. So the final image of the trial, last nights episode of the good wife, which ended the shows fall fun cary pleading guilty to conspiracy was a cliffhanger instead of a resolution. Cary stands in court in the fall finales final shot, gulps. 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. The good wife ended its sevenseason, 156episode run in the same way it started. There has never been a show quite like the good wife, and there likely never will be again. The final episode of the good wife airs may 8, and its truly the end of era.
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. What the good wifes finale taught us about women, power. Alicia florrick in 156 episodes the good wife youtube. In its closing arguments, the good wife makes a point to. Courtesy of cbs peters fate, among other things, was finally revealed when the critically acclaimed cbs legal drama. Matt czuchry has challenging time on the good wife. Jon snow wasnt the only dead character to return to tv this week. As it progressed, the series became more and more difficult to define. But so far up to, and including, episode 18, in our case this final season has been a major disappointment. Visit tunefind for music from your favorite tv shows and movies. Masters of sex unexpectedly went from good to great, with a. All good things must come to an end and so it is for the good wife. 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. In some ways, i cant believe its been only five seasons, because so much has happened since the beginning.
In its sixthseason finale, the good wife hit the reset. But it doesnt go light on the legal proceedings or politics. As uneven and headscratching as the good wife can be sometimes and these last two years have had lots of rough patches when its good, its great. The trial we all know carys not going to do four years in prison two with time off for good behavior. Watch the good wife finale josh charles returns for. Good wife creators explain series finale ending, slap. If you havent seen sundays episode of the good wife, you may want to avert your eyes. The good wife knows how to bring its agame to a finale. Watch the good wife episodes, get episode information, recaps and more. The carol burnett show official recommended for you.
Its that rare network procedural that always has time for a case of the week alongside thoughtful, seasonlong arcs about. On the good wife season 5 episode 14 alicia is invited to give the keynote speech at the american bar. Matt czuchry has challenging time on the good wife the. So to reflect i made a video with alicia scenes from every single episode. Julianna margulies wins an emmy for the good wife 2014 duration. Why josh charles in the good wife series finale would be the best and worst idea. Theres a great scene in the final episode of the good wife, which at its best was one of the sharpest, most complicated fictional meditations on power and how women exercise it. Julianna margulies wins an emmy for the good wife 2014. Hospital visit from the carol burnett show full sketch duration. The good wife soundtrack complete song list tunefind. Find all 255 songs featured in the good wife soundtrack, listed by episode with scene descriptions. Courtesy of cbs peters fate, among other things, was finally revealed when the critically acclaimed cbs legal drama wrapped sunday after seven seasons.
I think ill just pretend that party was the actual series finale. Cbs drama the good wife concluded on sunday, but the jury is still out on. Cbs finale dates 2014 ncis the big bang theory good. Alicia searches for answers as she tries to make sense of wills death in the aftermath of the courthouse shooting. One of the strengths of the early seasons was that the characters were realistic. The show tells the story of alicia florrick julianna margulies, whose husband peter has been jailed following a very public sex and corruption scandal. Some characters will return for the final episodes. The series finale will air sunday, may 8, the network confirmed in a. The episode stripped her down and left her alone in her apartment in the final moments, without even saint grace for company. The good wife ended its run on a high note, ratingswise, bringing in 10. The good wife has been praised over the years for its use of alist actors in recurring guest roles.
Cbs sets season finale dates for ncis, big bang theory, the good wife, survivor and others by matt webb mitovich march 20 2014, 10. Why josh charles in the good wife series finale would be. Cbs used tvs biggest platform the super bowl to confirm that the current season of the good wife will be its last. Series creators explain the last episode by jessica pena, may 9, 2016 it was goodbye for the good wife last night as cbs aired the legal dramas series finale. Outstanding lead actress in a drama series voor julianna margulies 2014. The good wife has always been a show that excelled at the long game. Do not read any further unless youve watched sunday, may 8s good wife finale. The good wife y su final inevitable y sorprendente. Luckily, the producers of cbss muchloved legal drama the good wife didnt have to worry about that, a little bonus of mr. The weekly cases didnt just serve the purpose of character development or plot advancement. But that doesnt mean recapping the good wifes current sixth season. The cbs drama aired its series finale on sunday, may 8 after seven critically acclaimed seasons. On may 11, 2015, cbs renewed the series for a seventh season. Its the slap that jarred the good wife fans into a collective gasp, ending the final moments of cbss crown jewel drama series with a full.
The good wife is a legal drama television series created by robert king and michelle king, which premiered on cbs on september 22, 2009. With julianna margulies, matt czuchry, archie panjabi, makenzie vega. 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. The good wife creators robert and michelle king weigh in on the ending that even star julianna margulies said would be very divisive. Good wife last topped the 10million viewer mark in january 2015. The series was created by robert and michelle king. It focuses on alicia florrick, the wife of the cook county states attorney who returns to her career in law after the events of a public sex and political corruption scandal involving her husband. The good wife creators robert and michelle king are shedding light on josh charles shocking scenes from the cbs dramas sunday, may 8. Alicia searches for answers as she tries to make sense of wills. Meanwhile, diane delivers the somber news to the partners at lockhartgardner who must decide how to move forward. Margulies won the following year and again in 2014. Within the first 15 minutes of the last episode, will gardner snuck his way back in and we couldnt help but love it. All 54 songs featured in the good wife season 5 soundtrack, listed by episode with scene descriptions.
The end of an affair final episode after paying adrians hospital bill, monica spots nicoles car in the parking lot, she wonders if shes here right now and then she notices something inside the car. The good wife is an american legal and political drama television series that aired on cbs from september 22, 2009, to may 8, 2016. I cannot think of an episode that does not include a loving shot of red liquid pouring into a wine glass. Robert and michelle king on the good wife series finale.
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. 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. The legal wife episode 98 finale week reactionrecap episode 98. The good wife series finale recap hollywood reporter. As fans took to twitter to express their disappointment with the ending to the hugely popular series the good wife, creators michelle and robert king released a video to explain their choices.
Before tuning in to the series finale, heres everything you need to know. This fifthseason finale speaks volumes for the enduring quality of the good wife. Spoilers ahead for the last ever episode of the good wife. Good wife final season confirmed hollywood reporter. Sundays episode is the final one before the good wife goes on a. Watch season 5 episode 14 online carissa pavlica at march 17, 2014 8. The kings would point to the 22episode grind of network tv.
The good wife reaches its dramatic conclusion on the series finale. The drama stars julianna margulies as alicia florrick, a disgraced wife who returns to work as a lawyer after her husband, peter florrick, is imprisoned following. 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. The good wife is a holdover from an earlier age of network. Her eyes lit up when the doorbell rang she thought it would be finn, but it was an angry canning, bitter at lockhart, agos and looking for a way to stick it to them. Their 2014 emmy campaign included a handy chart highlighting the good wifes far larger episode output than that of its emmyfavored. The legal wife episode 98 finale week reactionrecap. End was a thoroughly and deeply unsatisfying way for the good wife to take its final bow, a bit. She returns to her old job as a defense attorney under will gardner and diane lockhart. A total of 156 episodes of the good wife aired over seven seasons.63 1226 104 1603 410 662 1226 885 943 1254 928 216 1396 8 1084 605 1395 90 1109 1538 10 146 623 1308 981 372 592 368 596 1215 1151 1121 443 1356 1240 1446 1331 1044 865 949 570 1215 973 99 1169 55