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07.27.2021

THE GOOD FIGHT: SEASON 5 LOGLINES

 

Episode 501: "Previously on..." (Available to stream Thursday, June 24th)

Season five premiere. A flashback to 2020 reveals how the team at Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart experienced the year's major events.

Written By: Robert King & Michelle King

Directed By: Brooke Kennedy

 

Episode 502: “Once there was a court…” (Available to stream Thursday, July 1st)

Diane and Marissa find themselves arguing at the Circuit 9 3⁄4 Court, led by the quirky "Judge" Hal Wackner (Mandy Patinkin). Meanwhile, Carmen Moyo (Charmaine Bingwa) proves herself to be an effective, yet underestimated, new associate.

Written By: Jonathan Tolins

Directed By: Michael Trim

 

Episode 503: “And the court had a clerk…” (Available to stream Thursday, July 8th)

Diane is aghast when Kurt reveals he recognized the face of a man featured in a U.S. Capitol insurrection “Most Wanted” poster. Intrigued by Wackner, Marissa sneaks over to his copy shop "courtroom" and is thrilled by what she encounters. Back in legitimate court, Liz uses a current case to tackle Section 230.

Written By: William Finkelstein

Directed By: Tyne Rafaeli

 

Episode 504: “And the clerk had a firm…” (Available to stream Thursday, July 15th)

When a comedy streaming network executive, Del Cooper (Wayne Brady), asks Liz to conduct a sensitivity read on one of his comedians, the entire firm ends up fighting over how comedy and 'cancel culture' collide. Meanwhile, FBI agent Madeline Starkey (Jane Lynch) goes after Kurt for his alleged involvement in the U.S. Capitol insurrection.

Written By: Jacquelyn Reingold

Directed By: James Whitmore Jr.

 

Episode 505: “And the firm had two partners…” (Available to stream Thursday, July 22nd)

Liz and Carmen represent Oscar Rivi, who is suing Harbor Hospital over the wrongful death of his daughter. Jay’s investigation of the case triggers some PTSD that forces him to dig deeper into his own experience with Covid. With Madeline Starkey still hell-bent on getting Kurt to come clean, Diane decides to take matters into her own hands.

Written By: Davita Scarlett

Directed By: Nikki M. James

 

Episode 506: “And the two partners had a fight…”(Available to stream Thursday, July 29th)

When Reddick/Lockhart associates start posting anonymous hate messages about Julius and Diane on a new interoffice app, Diane’s name partner position at the firm is once again questioned. At home, Diane grapples with her marriage after learning Kurt is considering a job offer from the NRA. Meanwhile, Wackner goes to real court to have his approach and sanity questioned.

Written By: Aurin Squire

Directed By: Brooke Kennedy