The Good Wife (2009–2016)
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What's in the Box? 

On Election Day Eve, both gubernatorial campaigns fight in court over absentee vote tampering. Meanwhile, Cary runs into staff and client issues before starting up his new firm.

Director:

Robert King

Writers:

Robert King (created by), Michelle King (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Julianna Margulies ... Alicia Florrick
Matt Czuchry ... Cary Agos
Archie Panjabi ... Kalinda Sharma
Graham Phillips ... Zach Florrick
Makenzie Vega ... Grace Florrick
Alan Cumming ... Eli Gold
Josh Charles ... Will Gardner
Christine Baranski ... Diane Lockhart
Chris Noth ... Peter Florrick
Martha Plimpton ... Patti Nyholm
Dylan Baker ... Colin Sweeney
Denis O'Hare ... Judge Charles Abernathy
Yul Vazquez ... Cristián Romano
Jess Weixler ... Robyn Burdine
Skipp Sudduth ... Jim Moody
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Storyline

It's the day before the election and Zach is out at an early voting station when becomes suspicious of an unsealed ballot box. Alicia goes before Judge Abernathy on the issue and come up against Patti Niholm representing Peter's opponent, Mike Kresteva. Diane and Will and several others are soon on the case but when they count the ballots, the total is very much in Peter's favor. It all comes to an abrupt halt when a third party candidate challenges the entire election in Federal Court. Once that is out the way all the lawyers are scrambling to get a favorable decision from Judge Abernathy. Meanwhile, Cary and the other fourth year associates have found some ideal office space but to meet the price, he may have to withdraw his offer to Kalinda. It turns out the building is owned by Colin Sweeney and he has an interesting offer for them that includes his $22 million per year in legal services. Written by garykmcd

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 2013 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Chris Noth (Peter Florrick) & Skipp Sudduth (Jim Moody) also worked together on episode 5.17, Law & Order: Act of God (1995), of Law & Order (1990) and episode 7.20 Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Neighborhood Watch (2008) of Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001). See more »

Goofs

The vote totals - shown at 39:32 - don't correspond to the percentages. Assuming the vote totals are correct - and they represent 97% of the votes with the 3rd-party candidate taking the rest - then Florrick has 56% of the vote and Kresteva 41% (not 51% and 46% as shown). See more »

Connections

References Perry Mason (1957) See more »

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The Good Wife Theme
(uncredited)
Written by David Buckley
Performed by David Buckley
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