On may 11, 2015, cbs renewed the series for a seventh season. It was goodbye for the good wife last night as cbs aired the legal dramas series finale. A recap of the good wife s april 26 episode kalindas last. This story includes details about the series finale of the good wife. It premiered on october 4, 2015, on cbs and consisted of 22 episodes. Charles as the deceased will gardner in sundays finale titled end.
Season 1 season 2 season 3 season 4 season 5 season 6 season 7. The good wife finale ended with a divisive scene that shocked viewers, but the. The finale of the good wife was discussed on the most recent episode of the talking tv podcast, which is here, on itunes and below. In other words, someone else was in the room when the victim was shot. The good wife wrapped up its sevenseason run sunday night, with a disappointing farewell that underscored a familiar tv truism finales are hard. If there have been moments this season when the good wife started to feel repetitive, this episode redeemed them. Meanwhile, diane delivers the somber news to the partners at lockhartgardner who must decide how to move forward. The good wife series finale reaches a frustrating verdict. The good wife bosses explain the shocking ending e. That point was made all the clearer by the surprise return of josh charles as. Why the good wife creators think that finale was a tragedy. The show takes place a year after the good wife ended, which has given us lots of time. The good wife tv series 20092016 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
The good wife series finale airs sunday at 98c on cbs. The good wife has always excelled at cheekily dramatizing alicias mind at work, and the final episode centered on an inner dialogue. The series, which aired its finale in the us on 8 may, had a knack of cutting episodes. Before tuning in to the series finale, heres everything you need to know. A promotional advertisement for the series that aired during super bowl 50 announced that the seventh season would be its last. I think ill just pretend that party was the actual series finale. But this time, alicia julianna margulies was getting the rude awakening. The good wife knows how to bring its agame to a finale. Creators robert and michelle king recently explained their decisions behind the final episode in a new. Its been clear for several episodes know that the good wife was.
Within the first 15 minutes of the last episode, will gardner snuck his way back in and we couldnt help but love it. The finale, like the pilot, was all about loyalty, betrayal and uncertainty, and. As i noted in my story on the good wife finale, the cbs drama recreated the opening scene from the pilot for. Robert and michelle king on the good wife series finale. What the good wifes finale taught us about women, power. Good wife spinoff and why she was shaken by that finale slap. The 11 best episodes of the good wife with that, the judge says he will hear legal arguments the following morning, which.
The good wife creators took to twitter and to explain that series finale on sunday night and say goodbye. The good wife wrapped its sevenseason run in may, but diane. Instead, the episode concluded with diane christine baranski smacking alicia upside the. The good wife ended its sevenseason, 156 episode run in the same way it started.
The following story contains spoilers about sundays season 6 finale of the good wife. They were kind of good for the last episode of the show. Gumming up the works last nights episode of the good wife was a reminder that when the show is good, its among the best in the business. What was your initial reaction when you got to the end of the finale script. Courtesy of cbs peters fate, among other things, was finally revealed when the critically acclaimed cbs. The good wife season 7 episode 22 finale regina spektor. Spoilers ahead for the last ever episode of the good wife. While the good wife in no way hits the finale lows of lost or the xfiles, there is a tonal shift in the last half of the seventh season that puts the rest of the series trajectory in doubt. The good wife spoilers spoilers and episodes guide. With julianna margulies, matt czuchry, archie panjabi, makenzie vega.
Its been clear for several episodes know that the good wife was aiming to come full circle with its season finale. In the series finale of the good wife, alicia stood by peter one final. Alicia searches for answers as she tries to make sense of wills death in the aftermath of the courthouse shooting. The good wife tv series finale, end on cbs, been nominated for an outstanding writing for a drama series emmy award. The good wife s creators explain the final episode video the good wife season 7 episode 22 end promo series finale. Peter florrick chis noth says that to his wife, alicia julianna margulies, in the middle of sunday nights exceptionally strong episode of the good wife, the first of the final four episodes. The final episode of the good wife was well aware of, and full of references to, the shows complicated history. After seven years and more than 150 episodes, its no surprise that the finale of the good wife would revisit the themes that haunted alicia from the. It was announced in a commercial that aired during super bowl 50 that the seventh season would be the final season of the good wife. Courtesy of cbs peters fate, among other things, was finally revealed when the critically acclaimed cbs legal drama wrapped sunday after seven seasons. The good wife reaches its dramatic conclusion on the series finale. Thank you for an extraordinary seven seasons of support, encouragement, and.
A total of 156 episodes of the good wife aired over seven seasons. The good wife series finale recap hollywood reporter. Good wife creators explain series finale ending, slap. I get that its hard to end anything, especially after seven seasons of variable themes, tones and characterizations. The seventh season of the good wife was ordered on may 11, 2015, by cbs. And at the end of the press conference, she reveals her vulnerability and rage. The 11 best episodes of the good wife with that, the judge says he will hear legal arguments the following morning, which gives diane and company the night to come up with something. The good wife finale ended with a divisive scene that shocked viewers, but the creators say it was always part of their plan for the last episode. The good wife ended its run on a high note, ratingswise, bringing in 10. The final episode of the good wife airs may 8, and its truly the end of era. End was a thoroughly and deeply unsatisfying way for the good wife to take its final bow, a bit. And while the episode felt true to the programs roots, ultimately, the good wife s finish and indeed, the entire final season didnt match. The good wifes powerful finale was exactly the ending.1034 1141 742 60 49 153 1262 675 217 205 1058 1305 825 1252 1409 895 242 194 114 1547 959 142 446 1073 831 1354 1069 1077 1389 1551 907 1063 800 545 752 1227 445 1269 1466 662 1081 738 113 1141 957