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"Double Jeopardy" is the second episode of the second season of The Good Wife and the twenty-fifth episode overall. It was written by Ted Humphrey and directed by Dean Parisot.


Dissatisfied that Alicia wins a not guilty verdict for a young Army Reservist accused of murdering his wife, Cary has the case re-tried in military court. In military court, the rules are different and the law is presented differently stacking the decks against Alicia. But Alicia has a plan and calls Cary to the stand as a witness as a way of producing evidence which gives a break in the case and saves her client. Meanwhile as the campaign kicks into full gear, Childs resorts to dirty tricks in an effort to mar Peter’s reputation.­


Main Cast[]

Special Guest Starring[]

Guest Starring[]


  • Lou Dobbs as Himself
  • Joe Trippi as Himself
  • Amelia Pedlow as Daria Joyce
  • Walter Belenky as Corporal Barnard
  • Brandon Victor Dixon as a Clerk
  • Michaela Waters as an Aide
  • Lizan Mitchell as Judith's Mother
  • Ken Cheeseman as the Jury Foreman
  • Eric Engleman as a Bailiff
  • Robert Kya-Hill as Thomas Simmons


Opening credits[]

Closing credits[]

  • Ridley Scott and
  • Tony Scott - Executive Producers
  • Meredith Averill - Story Editor
  • Kristin Bernstein - Unit Production Manager
  • Denis Doyle - First Assistant Director
  • Genevieve Palmieri - Second Assistant Director

Background Information[]



  • This episode first aired in on October 5, 2010.
  • On its first airing this episode attracted 12.76 million viewers.

Deleted Scenes[]


Goofs, Bloopers & Continuity Errors[]