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The Good Fight

  1. overnights
    The Good Fight Season-Finale Recap: Marble ShowersDespite all the silliness, in the end, Wackner’s court spoke to the current feelings of disenfranchisement in the legal system.
  2. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Marble ShowersWhy does Reddick-Lockhart spend so much of its energy representing bad people?
  3. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Uncanceled CultureTwo cases concerning cancel culture make for a thrillingly combustible episode.
  4. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Anonymous PlatypusDiane’s self-preservation reaches a new level as Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspires her to make questionable decisions regarding the firm and her marriage.
  5. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Hospital CornersJay’s experience as a Covid long-hauler might be more affecting were it not so useful for the writers to get themselves out of corners.
  6. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Take the Money and RunA lively episode reflects on a legal business that perverts justice for the many in order to cater to justice for the few.
  7. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Disorder in the CourtWith the freedom to be its audaciously weird self again, the show delivers a corker of an episode.
  8. overnights
    The Good Fight Season-Premiere Recap: Turn the PageThe series returns from a pandemic-forced hiatus with a bunch of messes to clean up, and goes about it in typically meta fashion.
  9. trailer mix
    The Good Fight Season 5 Trailer Will Fight for Your Right to Be an AssMeanwhile, Mandy Patinkin enters the scene.
  10. role call
    Denis O’Hare Answers Every Question We Have About Being a Judge on The Good WifeIncluding how the honorable Judge Abernathy is like a messenger in a Greek Tragedy.
  11. casting call
    With Broadway Shuttered, Mandy Patinkin Joins The Good FightBecause what else is a stage icon to do these days?
  12. lawsuits
    Alan Dershowitz Demands Apology From The Good Fight Over Jeffrey Epstein Episode“As one might explain to a small child, the Series, its characters, and the things they say are all make-believe,” replies ViacomCBS.
  13. emmy insider
    13 Emmy-Worthy Performances That Shouldn’t Be OverlookedAkili McDowell in David Makes Man, Shira Haas in Unorthodox, Hunter Schafer in Euphoria, and more of the year’s best TV acting.
  14. exits
    Cush Jumbo Is Leaving The Good Fight, But What About Lucca’s Birkin?She hopes to finish Lucca’s storyline next season.
  15. chat room
    Christine Baranski Doesn’t Know How This Good Fight Season Was Supposed to End“It’s my favorite season, and I’m sorry we didn’t get to finish it.”
  16. overnights
    The Good Fight Season Finale Recap: To Be ContinuedSeason four ends three episodes early, with an hour that feels like both a question mark and an exclamation point.
  17. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: The Hidden HandHow can the Memo 618 people ever be exposed when they’ve gamed the system that’s supposed to hold them to account?
  18. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Win/LossThe staging of a modern-day A Few Good Men is the central point of an hour that coheres elegantly around the possibility of justice.
  19. it’s so… metaphorical
    Jeremy O. Harris Tweeted About the Slave Play Good Fight Episode, ObviouslyJoin him on this meta-theatrical journey #SlavePlayGoodFight.
  20. satire?
    Of Course The Good Fight Did a Slave Play EpisodeC**ksucker in Chains, the most talked-about play of the season.
  21. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Foul PlayC**ksucker in Chains may be grating and unfunny, but it’s sophisticated in the ways it irritates, inspires, and freaks out the targets of its satire.
  22. roll clip!
    The Good Fight Is Delayed, So the Cast and Crew Sang a Song to Cheer You UpSing out, Audra!
  23. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Gone to the DogsFor the first time in a while, The Good Fight behaves like a normal-ish courtroom drama. Emphasis on the “ish.”
  24. close reads
    The Good Fight’s Most Scathing Episode Yet“The Gang Deals With Alternate Reality” is a study in not just the failures of corporate feminism but the white imagination itself.
  25. tv review
    I Worried The Good Fight’s New Season Would Feel Out of Touch. I Was Wrong.How does a show so uncannily attuned to our current moment function with a massive chasm between it and our new reality? As it turns out, very well.
  26. overnights
    The Good Fight Season Premiere Recap: The Butterfly EffectSeason four opens with a startling flex, a fever dream of a misdirect that’s audacious even by Good Fight standards.
  27. trailer mix
    The Good Fight Season 4 Trailer: Christine Baranski Takes on the SuperrichPremiering April 9.
  28. fashion du jour
    Who Is TV’s Best Dressed Rich Guy?The 13 most ostentatious and noteworthy wardrobes of TV’s fabulously wealthy men.
  29. network tv
    How The Good Fight Trimmed Down Its Sex Scenes and Explicit Cursing for CBSThe best show you’re not watching is coming to network TV, in a (slightly) more sanitized form.
  30. streaming wars
    The Good Fight Is Coming to Real CBS So You Can’t Deny It Actually ExistsThe critically worshipped CBS All Access drama is headed to the CBS broadcast network — at least for the summer.
  31. the pay fight
    Julianna Margulies: CBS Tried to Blame Me After The Good Fight’s Cameo Dispute“They were twisting it that I didn’t want to be on the show.”
  32. close reads
    In Praise of Christine Baranski’s Performance on The Good FightAs her character tries to manage her anger this season, her body language changes from her signature self-assured grace to a sharply pointed threat.
  33. overnights
    The Good Fight Season Finale Recap: No GuardrailsThe season ends by asking once more when this dreadfully uncertain moment in history is going to end, and finding no answers.
  34. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Hail, HailA bizarre mid-May storm underscores a grand reckoning that shakes the foundations of Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart.
  35. censorship
    In Case You Thought That Censored Good Fight Scene Was a Meta-Joke, Think AgainAfter CBS All Access objected to the animated short, the series’ showrunners opted to replace it with a censorship message.
  36. chat room
    The Good Fight’s Audra McDonald on Singing Prince Songs With Christine Baranski“She’s a singer and I’m a singer. Sometimes, she’ll start singing a song and a moment later I’m singing along with her.”
  37. politics
    The Good Fight’s Melania Trump Episode Is Its Boldest Riff on Reality“The One With the Celebrity Divorce” is an uproarious hour that blends Hitchcockian suspense, legal thrills, and satire.
  38. for your consideration
    Meanwhile, The Good Fight Put Twerking Roy Cohn in Its Schoolhouse Rock CartoonsFrom Russian trolls to Nazi frogs, The Good Fight is tackling politics with goofy musical interludes.
  39. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: The Overton WindowHaving Michael Sheen around as court jester gives an episode swarming with neo-Nazis the comic balance it needs.
  40. pay disputes
    Julianna Margulies Says ‘CBS Refused to Pay’ Her Fee for a Good Fight CameoThe show offered her a lower rate for guest stars.
  41. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: No ToleranceThe combination of Maia’s drug arrest and Lucca getting harassed by a white woman forces the partners to address the firm’s racial disparities.
  42. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: The Troll TollA complex and delectably feisty episode finds Diane and Maia learning the benefits and hidden costs of fighting fire with fire.
  43. chat room
    Michael Sheen Didn’t Actually Name His Penis After Christine BaranskiThe Welsh actor on The Good Fight, playing a Roy Cohn–esque lawyer, and what he told “poor Christine” about that Twitter joke.
  44. overnights
    The Good Fight Recap: Disorder in the CourtHow much you enjoy this episode rests almost entirely on how much you’re into whatever the hell Michael Sheen is doing as Roland Blum.
  45. overnights
    The Good Fight Season-Premiere Recap: Damage ControlA fiendishly clever premiere ekes as much fun out of a serious subject as possible without veering into tastelessness.
  46. tv review
    Hold on Tight, The Good Fight Season 3 Is a Wild RideThe series’s gloriously heady mishmash of the silly and the serious feels true to the experience of being alive today, for better or worse.
  47. winter tca 2019
    The Good Fight Is Prepared for Reshoots, Rewrites in Response to Breaking News“We have a few backup plans if the world runs ahead of us.”
  48. chat room
    Claws Star Carrie Preston on the Double Trouble of Playing Twins“I thought, if they had been ice skaters, wouldn’t it be so cool to have this dance between them?”
  49. close reads
    The Good Fight Is the Most Incendiary Portrait of Female Anger on TVIn season two, Christine Baranski’s performance brought complexity to conversations about #MeToo and politics.
  50. How The Good Fight Brought the Trump Era to TV, From the Pee Tape to #MeTooThe show’s second season spun real-life news into fleet-footed TV.
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