Hitting the FanThis week at Dear Television, we’re covering my favorite series, The Good Wife. I wrote about sex, speed, and the show’s place in the hierarchy of cable and network television:

“In ‘Hitting the Fan,’ the courtroom disputes are so fast as to be almost surreal, decisions handed down, fates decided. The jokes fly quickly and by inference. Traumas and set-backs quickly compound like multi-car pile-ups. From Alicia and Peter’s ambitions to the broad arc of Lockhart Gardner, The Good Wife is a show about the tension between impulse and plan, spontaneous event and long history, chaos and order, the Dynamo and the Virgin.”

“The Fastest Show on TV: On The Good Wife