The Good Wife recap: 'Dear God'

October 6, 2014 3:22 AM

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The Good Wife recap: 'Dear God'

Well, Cary's out of jail, but he's certainly not out of hot water. Unfortunately, his future is in the hands of his pretrial service officer, Joy Grubick (played by guest star Linda Lavin), and she doesn't inspire much confidence. It's her job to make sure Cary follows all the conditions of his bond release. Joy conducts interviews with Cary, Alicia, and Diane to gather information for her report. And all three stick to the same strategy. They each stretch the truth to make Cary's return to the free world look more seamless than it actually was. We see this through a series of flashbacks—all things that happened between the end of last week's episode and this one. And we gleaned one piece of pretty important information from each interview. For example: Cary's revelation was that he slept with Kalinda again. After he was released, Cary said he had a celebration at his apartment with a few people. In reality, there was just one person. So in this situation, "celebration" is a synonym for "having sex."

More good news for Cary: The state's attorney's office loses Trey, their confidential informant. And since Trey's testimony is the cornerstone of their case, it looks like Cary will get the break he needed. But you should know by now that nothing is ever that simple in The Good Wife universe. In the...

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