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The Good Wife

Season 2 2010 - 2011

  • 2010-09-29T01:00:00Z on CBS
  • 45 mins
  • 16 hours, 29 mins (23 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Crime

The second season of The Good Wife began broadcasting on September 28, 2010, and concluded on May 17, 2011.

23 episodes

2x01 Taking Control

  • Season Premiere

    2010-09-29T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

Alicia makes her decision about whether to stay with Peter or pursue a relationship with Will.

2x02 Double Jeopardy

  • 2010-10-06T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

An Army reservist is accused of murdering his wife. Childs turns to dirty tricks in hopes of marring Peter's campaign.

2x03 Breaking Fast

  • 2010-10-13T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

A multi-million dollar malicious prosecution suit leads to an explosive confrontation between Alicia and Glenn Childs. Alicia's brother visits after his questionable remarks about Peter goes viral online and makes Eli apoplectic.

2x04 Cleaning House

  • 2010-10-20T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

Alicia risks disbarment when Glenn's office suspects her of an ethics violation, which could also ruin Peter's political campaign. A third candidate is revealed in the campaign for state's attorney.

2x05 VIP Treatment

  • 2010-10-27T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

Alicia and the partners must decide whether to take on the case of a VIP massage therapist who accuses a Nobel Peace Prize winner of sexual assault. Peter and Eli try to figure out what Wendy's candidacy means for their campaign.

2x06 Poisoned Pill

  • 2010-11-10T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Alicia, Will and Diane are caught off-guard when a brilliant disabled attorney uses his condition to sway a jury. Kalinda turns to a former friend for help.

2x07 Bad Girls

  • 2010-11-17T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Alicia is on the road to successfully arguing that her teenaged pop star client is innocent of a DUI, until Cary drops a bombshell that could ruin the starlet's career and life. Peter's campaign hits a snag when the Democratic Committee tells him to drop out of the race.

2x08 On Tap

  • 2010-11-24T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

When the government accuses an alderman of taking a campaign bribe from a Muslim extremist group, the team reviews hours of wiretap evidence to mount its defense. Alicia is startled to discover that some of the tapes pertain to her.

2x09 Nine Hours

  • 2010-12-15T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

When Alicia gets a vague tip from a courthouse clerk in the appeal case of a death row inmate, the law firm races to secure a stay of execution. Peter Florrick prepares for his first debate with Glenn Childs and Wendy Scott-Carr.

2x10 Breaking Up

  • 2011-01-12T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Alicia's law firm tries to turn a client's son against his girlfriend when both are accused of murder. Alicia faces a tough decision.

2x11 Two Courts

  • 2011-01-19T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

When Will fears his client is not getting a fair trial because the judge is biased toward him, the law firm hires a jury consultant, who claims to predict a case's outcome by reading people's expressions. Will uncovers information about Bond's intent for the firm.

2x12 Silly Season

  • 2011-02-02T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

When Alicia's client confesses under duress to murdering a fellow prison inmate, Cary's team seeks to challenge by uncovering an unlikely connection between the two inmates. Wendy threatens to expose a Florrick family issue in hopes of forcing Peter to drop out of the race.

2x13 Real Deal

  • 2011-02-09T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

While Alicia races against Louis Canning to round up the most clients for an Erin Brockovich-style class action lawsuit, a mole is detected in LGB law firm, who seems to be working for Louis.

2x14 Net Worth

  • 2011-02-16T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Will and Diane take on a defamation case from a young Internet billionaire, who is suing the film studio for depicting him in a negative light. Alicia confronts Will about the message he left on her voice mail.

2x15 Silver Bullet

  • 2011-02-23T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Diane represents ballistics expert Kurt McVeigh in a lawsuit. Eli takes an interest in Wendy's illegal nanny.

2x16 Great Firewall

  • 2011-03-02T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

The law firm of Lockhart, Gardner and Bond sues a social networking site on behalf of a Chinese dissident. Eli gets a tip that he hopes will drive Childs out of the race. Will and Diane hope to wrestle the firm away from Derrick Bond once and for all.

2x17 Ham Sandwich

  • 2011-03-23T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

Lockhart, Gardner and Bond represents a drug kingpin in divorce proceedings, even though the client wants reconciliation. Kalinda is subpoenaed for a grand jury investigation.

2x18 Killer Song

  • 2011-03-30T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

On behalf of the victim's daughter, the firm sues a convicted murderer who is profiting from a song he wrote describing his crime. Eli anonymously uses the firm to help Natalie Flores and her family with their legal troubles.

2x19 Wrongful Termination

  • 2011-04-06T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

Louis returns to face off against Alicia once again when the firm represents families of workers who committed suicide due to miserable working conditions. Cary finds out shocking information about Kalinda.

2x20 Foreign Affairs

  • 2011-04-13T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

The firm represents a small drilling contractor in a dispute against a major oil conglomerate which is going well until a South American dictator takes over the case. The election results are in.

2x21 In Sickness

  • 2011-05-04T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

Lockhart/Gardner defends a patient in a liver transplant case against rival attorney Patti Nyholm. However, the case takes a turn when Patti is fired and asks Lockhart/Gardner to represent her. Alicia deals with emotional fallout from Peter's one-night stand with Kalinda.

2x22 Getting Off (1)

  • 2011-05-11T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

Lockhart/Gardner defends Stephanie Engler, the owner of an adultery Web site, after one of her users is murdered, but the civil case turns criminal when the murder is pinned on Stephanie. Alicia goes ballistic on Kalinda about her one-night stand with Peter, causing Kalinda to contemplate leaving the firm.

2x23 Closing Arguments (2)

  • 2011-05-18T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

Despite their tense relationship, Alicia and Kalinda rush to prove their client's innocence in a murder trial. The timing may finally be right for Alicia and Will to pursue their relationship.