The Best Episodes of The Good Fight
Last Updated: May 20, 2019
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.
#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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#17 - 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.
#19 - 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. Meanwhile, Diane helps Kurt with a work project.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#23 - The One Where Diane Joins the Resistance
Season 3 - Episode 3
Diane is encouraged to "do something" after meeting the leader of a female resistance group whose aim is to sink POTUS approval rating. Maia and Blum's plan for a plea deal goes awry when Assistant State's Attorney Spencer Zschau takes over the case. Lucca receives a surprising new divorce referral while Marissa helps Julius find a campaign manager to support his run for federal judgeship.
#24 - 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.
#25 - The One About the Recent Troubles
Season 3 - Episode 1
A storm is brewing at Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart when revelations of past indiscretions involving a partner come to light. Right when she thought the world couldn't get any crazier, an incident at home pushes Diane to her breaking point. Meanwhile, Lucca is brought a new opportunity while Marissa teaches Maia to toughen up.