The Good Wife Recap: Red, Red Wine... Stay Close to Me

October 13, 2014 7:10 AM

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Alicia wades into the forehead-deep mire of political opposition research on this week’s installment of The Good Wife, but instead of drowning in possible scandal — photos of herself and late lover Will at a hotel reception desk, son Zach’s girlfriend’s secret abortion, mother Veronica’s spanking of Damien from The Omen in full view of a department store surveillance camera (which, frankly, had to be worth a two-point bump, no?) — she strides over the surface with newfound fire and (thank goodness) her weary sense of humor in tact. (Copious pours of robust red vino don’t hurt, either, but more on that in a moment…)

“Alicia,” our protagonist sighs after her would-be campaign manager once again calls her Mrs. Florrick. “Anyone who’s pawed through my underwear drawer should really call me by my first name.”

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