Episode Guide: 'The Good Wife' - Season Three

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3-01 A New Day--09/25/2011
While the staff at Lockhart/Gardner adjusts to new realities and relationships, Alicia must put aside distractions in her personal life to defend a Muslim student accused of murdering a Jewish classmate.
Written by:
Directed by:
Guest stars:
Kelli Giddish as Sophia Russo; Fred Melamed as Judge Karpman; Omar Metwally as Wasim Al-Said; Larry Bryggman as Professor Noah Fineman; Peter Jacobson as Michael Kahane; Nate Miller as Steve "Scoot" Sartori; Anne Marsen as Jennifer; Tom Reed as Amir Al-Zeid; Naifeh Satya Bhabha as Jimal Mifsud; Ammar Ramzi as Tariq; Seth Fisher as Jon-Erik Shapiro; Shauna Miles as Sheriff and Vanessa Wasche as Will's Assistant.

3-02 The Death Zone--10/02/2011
When Alicia wins a verdict in a libel case involving a British businessman, she must quickly learn to navigate English Law when the case is retried in British court via satellite.
Teleplay:
Robert and Michelle King
Story by:
Leonard Dick
Directed by:
Jim McKay
Guest stars:
Eddie Izzard as James Thrush; Simon Delaney as Timothy Ash Brannon; Michael Kelly as Mickey Gunn; Brian Murray as Judge Mowbray; John Doman as Oliver Cardiff; Emily Swallow as Mandy Cox; Alex Draper as Joel Branch; Gretchen Egolf as Mia Lambros; Brad Oscar as Eric Atkins; Michael Aronov as Danny Lambros and Gregory Wooddell.

3-03 Get A Room--11/09/2011
Alicia and Will go toe-to-toe with his ex-girlfriend during a court-ordered mediation, while Eli and Diane clash over the best way to handle a dairy company’s PR disaster.
Teleplay:
Robert and Michelle King
Story by:
Julia Wolfe
Directed by:
David Platt
Guest stars:
Isiah Whitlock Jr. as Ira Protopapas; Kristen Connolly as Maggie Reeves; Nina Arianda as Gretchen Battista; James Eckhouse as Walter Kermani; Sarah Litzsinger as Olivia Sumner; Michael Arden as Finn; John Bolton as Jason Doyle; Rick Vincent Holmes as Dr. Howard Farland; Nathaniel McIntyre as Heather Farm Worker and Leon Addison Brown as Teamster.

3-04 Feeding the Rat--11/16/2011
Alicia takes on a pro bono case where the witness quickly becomes the prime suspect, but it’s Lockhart & Gardner that may be in the most jeopardy, as Will and Diane consider their futures and the firm’s direction.
Written by:
Keith Eisner
Directed by:
E.O. Toye
Guest stars:
Tim Peper as Travis Dolan; Wayne Duvall as Detective Harcourt; Sterling Brown as Andrew Boylan; Joyce Van Patten as Agnes Silvestre; John Lutz as Eddie Kolakowski; Annika Boras as Nina Dolan; Harvey Firestein as Judge Francis Flamm; James McMenamin and John Cunningham as Gene Osterman.

3-05 Marthas And Caitlins--11/23/2011
When Alicia’s key witness commits suicide, she must turn to the only person whose testimony can salvage her case: Colin Sweeney.  Meanwhile, Eli makes big moves on Peter’s behalf.
Written by:
Ted Humphrey
Directed by:
Felix Alcala
Guest stars:
Renee Elise Goldsberry as Geneva Pine; Mike Pniewski as Frank Landau; Donna Brazile as Herself; Eric Anderson as Donald Pike; Grace Rex as Martha Reed; Aaron Staton as Todd Roda; David Conrad as Judge Clark Willard; Anna Camp as Caitlin D’arcy; Ted Koch as Kenneth Ritter; Jeremy Kushnier as Kyle Lidtke and Berto Colon as Guard.

3-06 Affairs Of State--11/30/2011

While Alicia wades through diplomatic loopholes to defend a Taiwanese national, Eli is approached by his ex-wife to vet her for a possible political campaign.
Written by: Corinne Brinkerhoff
Directed by: Dean Parisot
Guest stars: Joe Morton as Daniel Golden; Wayne Duvall as Detective Harcourt; Peter Riegert as Judge Harvey Winter; Parkey Posey as Vanessa Gold; Monica Raymund as Dana Lodge; Meghann Fahy as Shelby Hale; Jake Silbermann as Jared Buck; Derek Mio as Chen Jin-Pyn; Giles Matthey as Dick Anders; Steve Rosen as Kim Carver; Jefferson Mays as Diplomat Van Buskirk; Greg Hildreth as Gary and Richard Busser as Officer Vickers. 

3-07 Executive Order 13224--11/06/2011

3-08 Death Row Tip--11/13/2011
 
3-09 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot--11/20/2011

3-10 Parenting Made Easy--12/04/2011

3-11 What Went Wrong--12/11/2011

3-12 Alienation of Affection--01/08/2012

3-13 Bitcoin for Dummies--01/15/2012

3-14 Another Ham Sandwich--01/29/2012

3-15 Live From Damascus--02/19/2012

3-16 After The Fall--03/04/2012

3-17 Long Way Home--03/11/2012

3-18 Gloves Come Off--03/18/2012

3-19 Blue Ribbon Panel--03/25/2012

3-20 Pants On Fire--04/15/2012

3-21 The Penalty Box--04/22/2012

3-22 The Dream Team--04/29/2012