The Good Wife Recap: Baby Lotion and "Old Spice"

October 28, 2014 4:10 PM

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The Good Wife Recap: Baby Lotion and "Old Spice"

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 6, Episode 6 of CBS's The Good Wife, titled "Old Spice." A lot of people really liked this episode, especially after last week's installment. But I don't know about this. I mentioned last week that the return of Carrie Preston is welcome, but the absurdity is a little too much. I like when "The Good Wife" is subtly hysterical. Having Preston and Kyle MacLachlan (whom will always be Trey to me, by the way) be so in lust with each other was a tad much. Although bonus points for the costuming: Preston's balloon armed button down was a nice touch. She reminded me of the cover of a romance novel. Buttons, "Call Me Maybe," and the morning after scene on her desk was cute. But I need a break. I know we need to make up for the lost drama and attraction of Will, so I'll allow it, for now.

Another pawn in filling Will's void is Eli's daughter, whom I adore. She's young, snarky, and smart and the contrast between her cynical self and Alicia's own daughter Grace is something I hope they can play with. Alicia's "bodywoman" is the perfect role for her.

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