By Tom Gliatto Melody Chiu
May 26, 2014 12:00 PM

>No Will—But There’s a Way

As The Good Wife approaches its season 5 finale, allow me to float a question: Maybe it’s not the worst thing in the world that Will Gardner died? Maybe his emotional hold on Alicia (and Kalinda? Diane?) was somehow limiting them? In the weeks since Josh Charles left—forever !—the legal drama has been brisk, confident, cleverer than ever. The April 20 episode, involving a gambit against the NSA, was one of the trickiest hours I’ve seen. Here’s to season 6!