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The Good Wife Casts Stockard Channing

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18:  Actress  Stockard Channing attends the 78th annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon at the Marriott Marquis Times Square on May 18, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

The Good Wife has a knack for casting perfect guest-stars — Martha Plimpton, Michael J. Fox, Matthew Perry, Anika Noni Rose, Carrie Preston. Now we can add Stockard Channing to the list. She's been cast as Alicia's mother, EW reports, and she'll appear in at least one episode this season. Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be lawyers who tolerate infidelity and don't stand up for themselves enough even though they always have perfect skirt suits.

Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images