A captivating seven series law drama, The Good Wife hit the ground running with the opening pilot scene. Set a year on from when we last said goodbye to law heroines Alicia Florrick and Diane Lockhart, The Good Fight picks up from the closing scene.
Set in the jumped-up post Trump era in American Law, Diane is about to retire and settle for a life in France, when an enormous financial scam destroys her plans and the career and reputation of her goddaughter, Maia Rindell. With her savings gone and her firm refusing to lift her resignation, Diane is thrown back into the chase landing a new partnership with Lucca Quinn at one of Chicago’s pre-eminent legal companies.
With just as many stiff drinks, awkward silences and cold turning of backs promised – that the mother show was renownded for – creators, Robert and Michelle King, have rather large boots to fill if they’re to impress The Good Wife fans in this new 10-part series spin-off.
The Good Fight, Thursday, 9pm – More4
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