The Good Wife: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 29
2013

Everything Is Ending

Alicia works to prevent the execution of a convicted murderer as she plans her exit from the firm with Cary. Eli helps Peter put together his staff.

2 Oct 06
2013

The Bit Bucket

Unaware that Lockhart &Gardner’s communications are being monitored, Cary and Alicia sue the NSA on Chumhum’s behalf. Alicia receives…

3 Oct 13
2013

A Precious Commodity

Alicia receives a stunning offer that causes her to reconsider leaving the firm. The partners must take action when Diane is put at odds with her colleagues.

4 Oct 20
2013

Outside the Bubble

Alicia tries to obtain Lockhart & Gardner files as she prepares to exit the firm. Faced with a sexual harassment lawsuit, the firm hires Elsbeth Tascioni.

5 Oct 27
2013

Hitting the Fan

A desperate battle to retain clients begins when Cary and Alicia’s plan to leave the firm is exposed.

6 Nov 03
2013

The Next Day

Alicia and Cary represent a client who changed firms and Will and Diane delay turning over the case files. Marilyn tries to give advice to Alicia.

7 Nov 10
2013

The Next Week

Zach makes a discovery that leads Alicia and Cary to believe that the firm is spying on them. Will helps one of Alicia’s former clients. Clarke Hayden offers financial ad…

8 Nov 17
2013

The Next Month

Alicia must block the deportation of an undocumented immigrant who has been threatened by a cartel in Mexico. Eli’s reconnection with Natalie Flores concerns Marilyn. Rob…

9 Nov 24
2013

Whack-a-Mole

Alicia tries to hold a website accountable when its users accuse her client, a college professor, of being linked to domestic terrorism. Meanwhile, Will goes against Diane’s w…

10 Dec 01
2013

The Decision Tree

Alicia is shocked to learn that a former client bequeathed her millions, but Lockhart/Gardner quickly contests the will on behalf of the deceased’s wife. Meanwhile, Dian…

11 Jan 05
2014

Goliath and David

Alicia represents a band suing a TV show for copyright infringement, but the simple case becomes psychological warfare when Will joins the opposing council and uses his knowled…

12 Jan 12
2014

We, the Juries

Alicia and Will each represent one half of a couple accused of smuggling drugs, but the courtroom becomes mired in confusion and legal technicalities when they insist on separa…

13 Mar 09
2014

Parallel Construction, Bitches

Florrick/Agos and Lockhart/Gardner fight to keep Lemond Bishop as a client when he is arrested on a drug-related charge, which possibly resulted from a leak inside Alicia’…

14 Mar 16
2014

A Few Words

When Alicia is asked to be the keynote speaker at the American Bar Association conference in New York City, she looks to her past for inspiration. Meanwhile, the competition wi…

15 Mar 23
2014

Dramatics, Your Honor

Alicia enlists Cary as her lawyer when Nelson Dubeck approaches her to participate in a deposition regarding his investigation into election rigging. Meanwhile, Will continues…

16 Mar 30
2014

The Last Call

Alicia searches for answers as she tries to make sense of Will’s death in the aftermath of the courthouse shooting. Meanwhile, Diane delivers the somber news to the partners at…

17 Apr 13
2014

A Material World

Alicia and Diane consider merging their firms in the wake of Will’s death, even as they find themselves on opposite sides of a contentious divorce suit. Meanwhile, Alicia…

18 Apr 20
2014

All Tapped Out

Florrick/Agos takes on the case of an NSA whistleblower, only to learn that the agency has been monitoring the firm as well as Alicia’s personal life.…

19 Apr 27
2014

Tying the Knot

When Alicia pays a visit to longtime client Colin Sweeney, she finds herself in the unwanted role of witness when a body is discovered in his home. Meanwhile, Eli steps in when…

20 May 04
2014

The Deep Web

When Alicia has a chance encounter with a charming entrepreneur during jury duty, she begins to consider options outside her marriage and seeks the advice of her mother. Meanwh…

21 May 11
2014

The One Percent

Alicia manages the fallout when her client’s insensitive statements to the press threaten the fate of a multi-billion dollar merger. Meanwhile, Diane faces a potential co…

22 May 18
2014

A Weird Year

An open feed from a camera mistakenly left on after a teleconferenced deposition between the lawyers of Florrick/Agos and Lockhart/Gardner reveals a threat to the firm that Ali…

About The Good Wife

The Good Wife is a drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who must assume full responsibility for her family and re-enter the workforce after her husband’s very public sex and political corruption scandal lands him in jail.

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