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The Good Wife

Season 3 2011 - 2012

  • 2011-09-26T02:00:00+01:00 on CBS
  • 45 mins
  • 15 hours, 43 mins (22 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Crime

The third season of The Good Wife began broadcasting on September 25, 2011. The show moved from Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. to Sundays at 9:00 p.m.

22 episodes

3x01 A New Day

  • Season Premiere

    2011-09-26T02:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

The staff at Lockhart & Gardner adjust to new realities and relationships. Alicia must put aside distractions in her personal life to defend a Muslim student accused of murdering a Jewish classmate.

3x02 The Death Zone

  • 2011-10-03T02:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Alicia discovers she must become an expert on English law when a libel case she wins involving a businessman from Britain becomes an international matter after it is retried and transferred to a court in England via satellite.

3x03 Get a Room

  • 2011-10-10T02:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Alicia and Will go toe-to-toe with his ex during a court-ordered mediation. Eli and Diane clash over the best way to handle a dairy company’s PR disaster.

3x04 Feeding the Rat

  • 2011-10-17T02:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Alicia takes a pro bono case in which a witness quickly becomes the prime suspect. Will and Diane plot the firm’s direction and their futures.

3x05 Marthas and Caitlins

  • 2011-10-24T02:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

When Alicia's key witness commits suicide, she must turn to the only person whose testimony can salvage her case. Eli makes big moves on Peter's behalf.

3x06 Affairs of State

  • 2011-10-31T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

Alicia wades through diplomatic loopholes to defend a Taiwanese national. Eli is approached by his ex-wife to vet her for a possible political campaign.

3x07 Executive Order 13224

  • 2011-11-07T02:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Alicia worries that she will break confidentiality when the Treasury Department forces her to report on her latest client. Peter reluctantly digs into Will's past transgressions.

3x08 Death Row Tip

  • 2011-11-14T02:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

In order to keep a client from being convicted of murder, Alicia must obtain a stay of execution for a guilty man. Eli tries to stay ahead of a client's possible scandal.

3x09 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

  • 2011-11-21T02:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

Tensions are high at Lockhart & Gardner as Alicia and Will argue in front of a mercurial military judge, Eli’s confidence is shaken and Diane issues an ultimatum to protect the firm.

3x10 Parenting Made Easy

  • 2011-12-05T02:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

A routine arbitration turns into a battle of wills between Alicia and Louis, but the pair makes an unexpected connection when a personal crisis interrupts the proceedings.

3x11 What Went Wrong

  • 2011-12-12T02:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

As Alicia looks for a way to have a judgment thrown out following a shocking guilty verdict, she also begins to feel the consequences of decisions in her personal life.

3x12 Alienation of Affection

  • 2012-01-09T02:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Lockhart & Gardner faces trouble when a recently divorced couple claims they influenced their separation for their own personal gain.

3x13 Bitcoin for Dummies

  • 2012-01-16T02:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Alicia defends a client charged with protecting the identity of the creator of an illegal currency.

3x14 Another Ham Sandwich

  • 2012-01-30T02:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

With her investigation complete, Wendy presents her evidence against Will to the grand jury in hopes of sending him to prison for bribery. Eli and Stacie Hall square off once again.

3x15 Live from Damascus

  • 2012-02-20T02:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Lockhart & Gardner leads a class action suit against a software company that allowed the Syrian government to 'disappear' American citizens. Will faces a hard decision in the wake of the Grand Jury proceedings.

3x16 After the Fall

  • 2012-03-05T02:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

While power grabs are being made at the firm, Alicia and Caitlin square off against an old foe. Peter discovers the price of taking the moral high ground.

3x17 Long Way Home

  • 2012-03-12T01:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Alicia must once again aid Colin when a sexual misconduct claim derails his attempt to win back control of his company. Cary is faced with a moral dilemma when Peter tasks him with enforcing office policies.

3x18 Gloves Come Off

  • 2012-03-19T01:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Alicia once again faces Louis in court, but recent financial concerns lead her to reconsider his standing job offer. Diane reconnects with the enigmatic Jack Copeland.

3x19 Blue Ribbon Panel

  • 2012-03-26T02:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Alicia is assigned to be on a blue-ribbon panel that is investigating a police shooting, but she soon begins to question the actions of the panel chairman.

3x20 Pants on Fire

  • 2012-04-16T02:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

As Alicia counsels a client whether to accept a strict plea deal, she's distracted by Peter's newest political rival, whose actions force her back into the public spotlight.

3x21 The Penalty Box

  • 2012-04-23T02:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Alicia defends a judge against misconduct charges stemming from his days as a prosecutor. Cary makes a career decision and Kalinda deals with the repercussions of Agent Delaney's investigation.

3x22 The Dream Team

  • 2012-04-30T02:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Will and Diane scramble when Louis and Patti team up to bankrupt the firm. Alicia faces conflicted feelings regarding her relationship with Peter. Kalinda's past catches up to her.