1) Amazing cast : Juliana Margulies (Carol Hattaway from ER), Matt Czuchry (Logan Huntzberger from Gilmore Girls), Chris Noth (Mr. Big from Sex and the City), Arhue Panjabi (Gemma, the hilarious assistant in the film A Good Year), Mary Beth Peil (Jen's grandmother in Dawson's Creek), Christine Baransky (Mrs Caldwell in Cruel Intentions).
2) Nice plot : "The Good Wife" is a female-driven drama about a politician's wife who pursues her own career as a defence attorney after her husband is sent to jail on charges of political corruption. Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) will not only have to deal with her career but also with keeping her family together by providing a stable home for her two children.[source : tv.com] … More
3) Chicago : one of the cities I am desperate to visit, and such an allusion to ER!
I'm 6 episodes in and I can't stop watching it.