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The Good Wife: Season 4 (2012-2013)

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Critic Consensus: This season of The Good Wife continues its winning streak as one of television's top shows, with unique legal cases and intelligent political drama.

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Air date: Sep 30, 2012
Air date: Oct 7, 2012
Air date: Oct 14, 2012
Air date: Oct 21, 2012
Air date: Oct 28, 2012
Air date: Nov 4, 2012
Air date: Nov 11, 2012
Air date: Nov 18, 2012
Air date: Nov 25, 2012
Air date: Dec 2, 2012
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The fourth season of the legal drama begins with Lockhart/Gardner entering bankruptcy and having a humorless, court-appointed trustee (Nathan Lane) brought in to clean up the financial mess. But his merciless cost-cutting and severe staff reductions don't sit well with Diane (Christine Baranski) and Will (Josh Charles). Meanwhile, Kalinda (Archie Panjabi) greets her estranged husband, Nick (Marc Warren), with a gun when he shows up at her door and tries to force his way back into her life. As … More

Genre: Drama
Network: CBS
Premiere Date: Sep 30, 2012
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Cast

Julianna Margulies
as Alicia Florrick
Chris Noth
as Peter Florrick
Christine Baranski
as Diane Lockhart
Josh Charles
as Will Gardner
Matt Czuchry
as Cary Agos
Archie Panjabi
as Kalinda Sharma
Graham Phillips
as Zach Florrick
Makenzie Vega
as Grace Florrick
Mary Beth Peil
as Jackie Florrick
Alan Cumming
as Eli Gold
Jason Biggs
as Dylan Stack
Mike Colter
as Lemond Bishop
Ed Herrmann
as Lionel Deerfield
Amanda Peet
as Capt. Hellinger
Carrie Preston
as Elsbeth Tascioni
Rita Wilson
as Viola Walsh
Michael J. Fox
as Louis Canning
Dylan Baker
as Colin Sweeney
Zach Grenier
as David Lee
Edward Herrmann
as Lionel Deerfield
Mamie Gummer
as Nancy Crozier
Stockard Channing
as Bucky Stabler, Veron...
Grace Rex
as Martha Reed
Matthew Del Negro
as Officer Robb
Kurt Fuller
as Judge Dunaway
Martha Plimpton
as Patti Nyholm
Matthew Perry
as Mike Kresteva
Bill Maher
as Himself
Gary Cole
as Kurt McVeigh
Annabella Sciorra
as Leslie Rand
Wallace Shawn
as Charles, Lemond's La...
Brian Dennehy
as Bucky Stabler
Christina Ricci
as Therese Dodd
Bruce McGill
as Jeremy Breslow
Maura Tierney
as Maddie Hayward
Jane Alexander
as Judge Morris
Anika Noni Rose
as Wendy Scott-Carr
Will Chase
as Douglas
John Shea
as Nestor Agos
Opal Alladin
as Reporter
Morena Baccarin
as Isobel Swift
James Urbaniak
as Judge Temple
Chris Butler
as Matan Brody
John Noble
as Matthew
Denis O'Hare
as Judge Abernathy
Ronald Guttman
as Judge Villapique
Jill Flint
as Lana Delaney
John Glover
as Jared Andrews
Bebe Neuwirth
as Judge Friend
Mike Pniewski
as Frank Landau
Miriam Shor
as Mandy Post
Skipp Sudduth
as Jim Moody
Susan Misner
as Simone Canning
Vincent Curatola
as Judge Politi
Lily Rabe
as Petra Moritz
Brian d'Arcy James
as Detective Nolan
Frank Wood
as Joseph
F. Murray Abraham
as Burl Preston
Judd Hirsch
as Judge Creary
John Cullum
as Cardinal James
Jeremy Strong
as Matt Becker
Ana Gasteyer
as Judge Lessner
Dominic Chianese
as Judge Marx
Hamish Linklater
as David LaGuardia
Michel Gill
as Frederick
Rene Auberjonois
as Claypool, Coroner Cl...
Mike Doyle
as Officer Mallen
Brooks Ashmanskas
as Judge Brochard
P.J. Benjamin
as Old Captain
Jason Hite
as Todd Bratcher
Virginia Kull
as Elizabeth
Ro Boddie
as Wayne
Jeffrey DeMunn
as Chief Justice Ryvlan
Tamara Tunie
as Serafina
Tim Hopper
as Michael
Fran Kranz
as Eugene
Linda Emond
as Judge Kuhn
Alfredo Narciso
as Officer Rivera
Danielle Sepulveres
as Beautiful Girl
Stephen Plunkett
as Dr. Brinks
Cara Buono
as Charlene
Ato Essandoh
as Elliott
Liz Holtan
as Indira
Christopher Innvar
as Coach Shank
Grant Shaud
as Judge Etts
John Lutz
as Eddie Kowalski
Adam LeFevre
as Judge Kakissis
Harry Bouvy
as Corporate Realtor
Jesse Martin
as Dylan Perlman
Kenneth Tigar
as Judge Chase
Joanna P. Adler
as Miss Ledger
Nick Blaemire
as Sgt. Compton
Angela Lewis
as Chenise
Carol Woods
as Margaret
Thom Sesma
as Commissioner Martine...
Kyle Sutton
as Jax Kresteva
Andrew Hovelson
as Stableman
Yul Vázquez
as Cristian
Charlie Rose
as Himself
Helen Anker
as Hostess
John Horton
as Judge Fendler
Jeff Blumenkrantz
as Dr. Borgnine
Kevyn Morrow
as Mr. Martin
Vanessa Wasche
as Receptionist
Vincenzo Amato
as Judge Ciccone
Nathan Stark
as Process Server
John Hans Tester
as Judge Henrich
Andrew Stewart Jones
as Commissioner Tom Gil...
Phil McGlaston
as Chicago Jury Foreman
Christian Finnegan
as Talk Show Host
Megan Byrne
as Commissioner Bix
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Critic Reviews for The Good Wife: Season 4

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (8)

The mark of a great season finale is one that makes you look as fondly as possible on the season that just ended even as it's exciting you about what's coming next. "What's in the Box?" did both those things.

Full Review… | August 21, 2013

The dramatic spotlight was directed towards more interesting places, including machinations at Alicia's firm and her combustible chemistry with Peter.

Full Review… | August 20, 2013
Television Without Pity

CBS' The Good Wife isn't merely good - it's great. Consistently great.

Full Review… | August 2, 2013
Toronto Star
Top Critic

The Good Wife is so...good.

Full Review… | June 20, 2013
Guardian

Throw in a few family subplots and a few dangling sleazy business acquaintances, and you have plenty of material for a two-hour finale.

Full Review… | April 29, 2013
New York Daily News
Top Critic

There are still reasons to love The Good Wife, which doesn't get the buzz of those shows with CGI dragons or uncomfortable-looking '60s outfits:

Full Review… | April 26, 2013
Philadelphia Daily News

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