Really fun return to religion, and Alicia Florrick’s discomfort with same, on last night’s The Good Wife. (Track the number of times Julianna Margulies rolls her eyes, hard, during her first day at “binding Christian arbitration.”)
The show took one of its excellent field trips to a wacky courtroom, this time in a megachurch, forcing the atheist Alicia to consult her daughter on how to quote Scripture for her law firm’s purposes. And also forcing her to confront some of the skeletons she’ll have to grapple with, very publicly, now that an angelic vision (…sigh) of Gloria Steinem has convinced her to run for state’s attorney.
Eli warns her that her atheism obviously won’t play well in politics; incumbent SA and all around “bad man” Castro, trying to scare off his competition, cuts right to the point: “Very few saints survive oppo research,” he tells “Saint Alicia.” My full recap of “Dear God,” now up at Inc.: