S3 E20
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Season 3  "Pants on Fire"  3x20

Aired 10 years ago - Apr 15, 2012

As Alicia counsels a client whether to accept a strict plea deal, she's distracted by Peter's newest political rival, whose actions force her back into the public spotlight.

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Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 1
The cornerstone of your case was the DNA.
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Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 3
I've gotta get this off our ledger.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 4
Um... You're right. I'm sorry. We should've talked.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 5
I never try to make enemies.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 6
- And what would that say? - Whatever you want.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 7
And thank you, Diane, for putting Alicia on the panel.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 8
- but only if you win the female vote. - Meaning?
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 9
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 10
You will be a convicted felon for the rest of your life.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 11
No, we are just laying out the options.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 12
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 13
has found a cover-up by local officials, including the state's attorney.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 14
I was never the best father, or husband, or, heh, person, really.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 15
- You're joking, right? That was a joke? - Come here.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 16
So we only get the Alford plea if we all agree.
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- You're married to him, right? Tell us. - I can't speak to that.
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Hey, bum. - Callie.
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- Sorry. - No. One more thing I know I can't do.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 20
Nope. No, no, no, into the lab. No. That way.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 21
So they thought the killers stripped her down to make it look like a rape.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 22
but he came here to ask me if I wanted to write a minority report.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 23
- Crazy. That... - It's a 24-hour news story.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 24
Something was pressed against her ankles when she was murdered.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 25
What are Pamela and Megan gonna do?
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 26
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 27
And he or she moved her body back onto the grounds,
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 28
First of all, do you want some water
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 29
in my press conference.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 30
while the truth is putting its shoes on, but still...
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 31
looking into the slumber camp murder.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 32
There's not a lot of reverence anymore. There she is.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 33
And he said he wasn't lying, but you misremembered, right?
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 34
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 35
And I've always thought you were better in office than the alternative.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 36
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I put a down payment on it. I'll lose that.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 39
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 40
But no one ever knew because the body was found back near her cabin.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 41
You come out for Peter, he'll run.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 42
You want us to help Peter, you drop out of your ex-wife's campaign.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 43
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Yeah, but there's something else.
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 45
You?
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 46
Peter, sorry, my one play here is...
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Well, I'm so sorry for your pain.
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Well, let's just say it's getting murkier by the day.
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It's been decided.

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I've gotta get this off our ledger.
#3
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 4
Um... You're right. I'm sorry. We should've talked.
#4
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 5
I never try to make enemies.
#5
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 6
- And what would that say? - Whatever you want.
#6
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 7
And thank you, Diane, for putting Alicia on the panel.
#7
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- but only if you win the female vote. - Meaning?
#8
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You will be a convicted felon for the rest of your life.
#10
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No, we are just laying out the options.
#11
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has found a cover-up by local officials, including the state's attorney.
#13
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I was never the best father, or husband, or, heh, person, really.
#14
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- You're joking, right? That was a joke? - Come here.
#15
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So we only get the Alford plea if we all agree.
#16
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- You're married to him, right? Tell us. - I can't speak to that.
#17
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Hey, bum. - Callie.
#18
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- Sorry. - No. One more thing I know I can't do.
#19
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Nope. No, no, no, into the lab. No. That way.
#20
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So they thought the killers stripped her down to make it look like a rape.
#21
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but he came here to ask me if I wanted to write a minority report.
#22
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- Crazy. That... - It's a 24-hour news story.
#23
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Something was pressed against her ankles when she was murdered.
#24
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What are Pamela and Megan gonna do?
#25
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And he or she moved her body back onto the grounds,
#27
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First of all, do you want some water
#28
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in my press conference.
#29
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 30
while the truth is putting its shoes on, but still...
#30
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 31
looking into the slumber camp murder.
#31
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 32
There's not a lot of reverence anymore. There she is.
#32
Recap of The Good Wife Season 3 Episode 20 (S03E20) - 33
And he said he wasn't lying, but you misremembered, right?
#33
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And I've always thought you were better in office than the alternative.
#35
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I put a down payment on it. I'll lose that.
#38
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But no one ever knew because the body was found back near her cabin.
#40
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You come out for Peter, he'll run.
#41
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You want us to help Peter, you drop out of your ex-wife's campaign.
#42
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Yeah, but there's something else.
#44
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You?
#45
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Peter, sorry, my one play here is...
#46
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Well, I'm so sorry for your pain.
#49
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Well, let's just say it's getting murkier by the day.
#50
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It's been decided.
#51