The BEST Episodes of The Good Fight

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 9, 2019

Network: CBS All Access

Picking up one year after the events of the final broadcast episode of The Good Wife, an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell, while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane Lockhart’s savings. Forced out of Lockhart & Lee, they join Lucca Quinn at one of Chicago’s preeminent law firms.


#1 - Chaos

Season 1 - Episode 10

Diane takes on a new client who is accused of cyber-terrorism, resulting in unforeseen repercussions for the firm, especially Lucca. An accident brings Diane and Kurt together. Henry reveals new truths about the scandal to Maia.

star 7.99
1,836 votes
Directors: Robert King
Writers: Robert King; Michelle King
Not So Grand Jury

#2 - Not So Grand Jury

Season 1 - Episode 7

Mike Kresteva takes his case against Reddick, Boseman & Kolstad to a grand jury, but the firm devises a grand jury strategy of their own to hamper Kresteva's efforts. Colin finds himself in an awkward position in court.

star 7.97
1,952 votes
Directors: So Yong Kim
Writers: William Finkelstein
Stoppable: Requiem for an Airdate

#3 - Stoppable: Requiem for an Airdate

Season 1 - Episode 5

Lucca defends a TV writer-producer in a copyright infringement case with ties to the President of the United States. Mike Kresteva takes aim at Reddick, Boseman, and Kolstad.

star 7.94
1,987 votes
Directors: Ron Underwood
Writers: Marcus Dalzine
Day 492

#4 - Day 492

Season 2 - Episode 13

The FBI question Diane as part of a job background check on Kurt, leading to unexpected and serious consequences. The mayor of Chicago invites Adrian and Julius to join a 'think tank' tasked with figuring out how to spend funds that will address the "Kill All Lawyers" problem. Chaos ensues in the delivery room after Lucca goes into labor early.

star 7.94
872 votes
Directors: Robert King
Writers: Robert King, Michelle King
Day 443

#5 - Day 443

Season 2 - Episode 6

Adrian becomes an overnight celebrity after his candid appearance on a cable news show goes viral. Lucca, who has yet to formally announce her pregnancy, worries about her future at the firm. Adrian’s newfound cable news fame grabs the attention of Chicago’s top law firm and the jury of his latest case.

star 7.93
1,002 votes
Directors: Brooke Kennedy
Writers: Jacquelyn Reingold
Day 471

#6 - Day 471

Season 2 - Episode 10

Reddick, Boseman and Lockhart is left in disarray after a partner at the firm becomes the latest “Kill All Lawyers” victim by an unknown assailant. The Chicago police chief causes a stir when he goes after the firm’s high profile clients Lemond Bishop and Colin Sweeney as potential suspects. Amidst the chaos, Colin is reminded of his true feelings for Lucca.

star 7.91
942 votes
Day 485

#7 - Day 485

Season 2 - Episode 12

Jay is arrested on a fraudulent charge while driving Maia and a witness in a case involving Colin Sweeney's fiancée, Naftali Amado, to court.

star 7.91
900 votes
Directors: Ron Underwood
Writers: Jacquelyn Reingold, Marcus Dalzine

#8 - Inauguration

Season 1 - Episode 1

After a financial scam destroys the reputation of lawyer Maia Rindell, while wiping out her mentor and godmother, Diane Lockhart's, savings; Maia and Diane join one of Chicago's preeminent law firms.

star 7.86
2,171 votes
Directors: Brooke Kennedy
Writers: Phil Alden Robinson, Robert King, Michelle King
Day 457

#9 - Day 457

Season 2 - Episode 8

Reddick, Boseman and Lockhart represent an African-American undercover cop, Rashid Clarkson, who was left crippled after being shot by another Chicago police officer in the line of duty. The case’s opposing counsel is legend Solomon Waltzer, whose tactics have the firm questioning the legitimacy of his evidence. Diane finds herself at a crossroads with both Kurt and Tully.

star 7.86
962 votes
Directors: Clark Johnson
Writers: Aurin Squire
First Week

#10 - First Week

Season 1 - Episode 2

Diane raises eyebrows while settling in as a new partner at Reddick, Boseman & Kolstad. Maia continues to deal with the repercussions of her family's Ponzi scheme. Lucca and Maia unexpectedly pick up a new case.

star 7.85
2,194 votes
Directors: Allan Arkush
Writers: Ryan Pedersen, Joey Scavuzzo
The One with Lucca Becoming a Meme

#11 - The One with Lucca Becoming a Meme

Season 3 - Episode 4

Lucca's involvement in a viral "mothering while black" video sparks conversations at Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart that unearth racial biases and pay disparity at the firm. Liz joins Diane at a resistance group meeting but their next act -- to help swing votes in key states -- hits close to home when the group decides they need a celebrity influencer. Maia faces serious consequences at the firm thanks to Blum.

star 7.85
626 votes
Writers: Jacquelyn Reingold
Day 415

#12 - Day 415

Season 2 - Episode 2

Tensions remain high when the firm learns another Chicago lawyer has been murdered by a client. Liz positions herself as a potential ally for Diane. Maia's trial takes an unwelcome turn.

star 7.84
1,066 votes
Directors: Jim McKay
Writers: William M. Finkelstein
Day 429

#13 - Day 429

Season 2 - Episode 4

Liz decides to represent her son’s favorite teacher after she senses the school fired him for illegitimate reasons. Lucca enlists the help of Elsbeth Tascioni when an unanticipated lawsuit hits close to home. Despite the recent chemical scare, the firm throws a party to celebrate their new offices.

star 7.82
1,023 votes
Directors: Ron Underwood
Writers: Jonathan Tolins
Social Media and Its Discontents

#14 - Social Media and Its Discontents

Season 1 - Episode 6

After landing tech mogul Neil Gross as a new client, the firm is tasked with figuring out a way to combat hate speech on his social media platform. Maia’s suspicions about her father grow after Uncle Jax pays an unwelcome visit. Lucca and Colin’s romance heats up.

star 7.81
1,949 votes
Directors: Jim McKay
Writers: Robert King, Michelle King
The One About the End of the World

#15 - The One About the End of the World

Season 3 - Episode 10

Blum is out for revenge when he represents a group of Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart's ex-clients who claim the firm overcharged them. When Lucca finds out she's a candidate for an open partner position, she begins to question her reputation within the firm. Diane helps Kurt with a work project.

star 7.80
553 votes
Directors: Brooke Kennedy
Writers: Jonathan Tolins, William Finkelstein
The Schtup List

#16 - The Schtup List

Season 1 - Episode 3

Adrian and Barbara face a cruel realization about a high profile client. While second chair to Diane on a case, Lucca is in for more than she bargained for thanks to the US attorney's office's golden boy, Colin Morello. Maia visits her father in prison.

star 7.79
2,136 votes
Writers: Tegan Shohet
Day 422

#17 - Day 422

Season 2 - Episode 3

Reddick, Boseman and Lockhart represent a young woman who was assaulted while a contestant on a reality dating show. Diane fears she might be the killer's next target.

star 7.78
1,022 votes
Writers: Joey Hartstone
Day 464

#18 - Day 464

Season 2 - Episode 9

Reddick, Boseman and Lockhart represent a Russian woman who claims she being deported because she may or may not have participated in a Trump sex tape.

star 7.76
910 votes
Directors: Michael Zinberg
Writers: Robert King; Michelle King
Day 478

#19 - Day 478

Season 2 - Episode 11

Heated debates occur at the firm when Liz and Maia represent a well-known photographer, Ron Williams, suing a woman who provided an account of their relationship to a website. Jay continues to investigate possible suspects in Adrian’s shooting while Diane receives surprising news from her accountant.

star 7.76
935 votes
Directors: Brooke Kennedy
Writers: Jonathan Tollins
Day 408

#20 - Day 408

Season 2 - Episode 1

An unfortunate event brings the firm together, along with the prospect of a new name partner, Liz Reddick-Lawrence. Diane struggles to grapple with the insanity of the world and Maia is confronted with another hurdle in her parents’ scandal.

star 7.74
1,139 votes
Directors: Brooke Kennedy
Writers: Robert King, Michelle King
Day 436

#21 - Day 436

Season 2 - Episode 5

Adrian and Diane serve as outside counsel for a broadcast network planning to air a controversial segment that would delrail the career of a beloved male movie star. Maia and Lucca have vastly different experiences while on separate ride-alongs with the Chicago Police Department.

star 7.73
998 votes
Directors: Jim McKay
Writers: Marcus Dalzine
Day 450

#22 - Day 450

Season 2 - Episode 7

A Democratic National Committee consultant approaches Reddick, Boseman, and Lockhart to develop a confidential impeachment strategy for the DNC against President Trump, leaving the firm's partners at odds. After an impromptu visit from Colin's mom, Lucca is left feeling suspicious of her motives. Maia is intrigued by Ruth's assistant, Carine.

star 7.73
972 votes
Writers: Tegan Shohet
The One Where the Sun Comes Out

#23 - The One Where the Sun Comes Out

Season 3 - Episode 9

Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart is asked by ChumHum to bring on a specialist, lawyer Brenda DeCarlo, to investigate any remaining misconduct or cultural issues within the firm. Diane begins to question the resistance group's tactics while Blum approaches Maia with an intriguing job offer.

star 7.70
554 votes
Directors: Brooke Kennedy
Writers: Eric Holmes
Henceforth Known as Property

#24 - Henceforth Known as Property

Season 1 - Episode 4

Diane and Lucca represent an ovarian cancer survivor looking to obtain custody of her previously donated embryos. Maia is the victim of a fake social media account. Mike Kresteva pays a visit to Reddick, Boseman & Kolstad.

star 7.69
2,049 votes
Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
Writers: Joey Hartstone
The One Where Kurt Saves Diane

#25 - The One Where Kurt Saves Diane

Season 3 - Episode 8

Felix Staples rattles the firm when he returns with a case against ChumHum, bringing along a familiar face as his representation, Solomon Waltzer. Diane receives a mysterious note at home, leading Kurt to question what she's been up to. Actor Gary Carr shadows Lucca for his upcoming role as a lawyer.

star 7.68
566 votes
Writers: Laura Marks