Monday, April 30, 2012

The Good Wife


I very much enjoyed the second season when I discovered it last year, and so happily indulged in a few episodes from season one yesterday (my regular Sunday TV-show, 'Boardwalk Empire' having been scandalously cancelled for an election debate I never even considered watching).

As per usual, the first season appears to have been yet better than the second.
The courtroom drama / detective plots were here allowed more space than the characters' private lives. A common enough phenomenon; with time, scriptwriters and audience alike tend to become increasingly attached to the characters as they evolve, and they take precedence on the stories.

This is good TV!
  

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