The Good Fight

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  • TV-MA
  • 2017
  • 6 Seasons
  • 8.3  (32,748)

The Good Fight is a legal drama television series that premiered on CBS All Access in February 2017. It is a spinoff of the highly acclaimed series, The Good Wife, which aired from 2009 to 2016. The show follows Diane Lockhart, played by Christine Baranski, a prominent Chicago lawyer who is forced to start anew after losing all her savings in a Ponzi scheme. She joins a predominantly African-American law firm with a new name, Reddick, Boseman, and Kolstad. Along with Lucca Quinn, played by Cush Jumbo, and Maia Rindell, played by Rose Leslie, Diane navigates the cutthroat world of law in the midst of political and social upheaval.

The Good Fight boasts an ensemble cast, with Nyambi Nyambi playing Jay DiPersia, the head investigator at the law firm. Sarah Steele plays Marissa Gold, Diane's inquisitive assistant. The show explores the intricacies and challenges of contemporary society, with a focus on the legal system and its intersection with politics, race, and morality.

One of the main themes of the show is the resistance movement against the Trump administration. The characters grapple with the ethical implications of taking a stand and fighting back, while also dealing with the political consequences. The show features real-life news events, such as the #MeToo movement and the rise of white nationalism, and weaves them into its narrative.

The Good Fight is known for its intelligent writing, intricate plots, and sharp commentary on social and political issues. It has been praised for its diverse cast and progressive storytelling, which tackles difficult topics with nuance and sensitivity. The show is bold and unapologetic in its depiction of contemporary America, and its characters serve as mirrors of the society we live in.

Throughout its five seasons, The Good Fight has tackled a wide variety of cases, from police reform to election interference to the First Amendment. It showcases the complexity and ambiguity of the legal system, while also highlighting the determination and resilience of those caught in its crosshairs.

The show also features a number of high-profile guest stars, including Audra McDonald, Bernadette Peters, and Michael Sheen, who play recurring roles throughout the series. Their performances are consistently praised by critics and audiences alike, adding depth and complexity to the already stellar cast.

Overall, The Good Fight is a must-watch for fans of legal dramas and political thrillers. Its timely and thought-provoking storylines, engaging characters, and gripping storytelling make it one of the best shows on television today.

The Good Fight is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (60 episodes). The series first aired on February 19, 2017.

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The End of Everything
10. The End of Everything
November 10, 2022
The office must survive after being trapped by white supremacists.
The End of Democracy
9. The End of Democracy
November 3, 2022
Diane, Liz and Ri’Chard strategize with Neil Gross to help him buy out the Democratic Party. Jay brings Carmen into the Collective to help extract information from a white supremacist. Diane and Kurt battle relationship issues.
The End of Playing Games
8. The End of Playing Games
October 27, 2022
While STR Laurie is investigated by the FBI, Liz and Ri'Chard attempt to take their clients. As they fight to extricate themselves from STR Laurie, Ri'chard and Liz must decide who is head of the firm. Meanwhile, Diane is forced to expose her PT-108 treatment.
The End of STR Laurie
7. The End of STR Laurie
October 20, 2022
The firm learns major funds are being held by the government due to Russian sanctions, which ultimately leads to a discovery of the FBI's interest in the firm. Parents sue a college for tuition refunds, raising the question "Who is responsible for the ongoing racial discord in this country?"
The End of a Saturday
6. The End of a Saturday
October 13, 2022
Ri'Chard's nephew loses his bone marrow donor and it's all hands on deck at Reddick & Associates to save his life. In the midst of the search, Liz discovers Ri’Chard has a hidden agenda.
The End of Ginni
5. The End of Ginni
October 6, 2022
Ri'Chard, Diane and Elsbeth Tascioni are hired to negotiate a "push-nup" for a husband and wife trying to determine fair compensation for childbirth.
The End of Eli Gold
4. The End of Eli Gold
September 29, 2022
Eli Gold's trial is underway, with Marissa Gold as part of his legal team.
The End of Football
3. The End of Football
September 22, 2022
Ri'Chard and Liz team up to work on a case about racial discrimination between a Black coach and an NFL team owner.
The End of the Yips
2. The End of the Yips
September 15, 2022
As Diane encounters her first "therapy" session, she begins to see everything in a positive light. After agreeing to participate in a student project about Black female attorneys, Liz must find a way to prevent an unfair takedown of her reputation. Eli Gold returns to help Marissa in court.
The Beginning of the End
1. The Beginning of the End
September 8, 2022
After being promoted to top partner at the firm, Liz is forced to accept Ri'Chard Lane as a new name partner brought on to help manage her staff and client load.
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Where to Watch The Good Fight
The Good Fight is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Good Fight on demand at Apple TV Channels, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    February 19, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (32,748)