Critical reviews of specific episodes and entire seasons of the CBS law procedural "The Good Wife" can be found on review websites such as Rotten Tomatoes, TV.com and the AV Club. Viewer reviews for the series and episodes can be found on the show's IMDB profile page.
"The Good Wife" first aired on CBS on Sept. 22, 2009, and was created by husband and wife team Robert and Michelle King. It stars Julianna Margulies as the titular character, Alicia Florick; along with Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart; Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma; and Mat Czuchry as Cary Agos. The series begins with the fallout of Alicia's marriage to then State's Attorney Peter Florrick after it was discovered that he had slept with a prostitute during his tenure. The title of the show comes from the fact that Alicia chose to stay with her husband during the scandal instead of seek a divorce. Over the course of the program viewers see the struggles and triumphs Alicia return to the working world as a lawyer after nearly 15 years as a housewife and stay-at-home mom.
The series has received numerous critical and fan praise for its intelligent writing, the way it accurately incorporates technology and excellence in character development and storytelling.