"Breaking Fast" is the third episode of the second season of The Good Wife and the twenty-sixth episode overall. It was written by Corinne Brinkerhoff and directed by James Whitmore, Jr.


For the first time, SLG goes squarely on the offensive with prosecutors, filing a multimillion-dollar malicious prosecution suit against the S.A's office for ruining an innocent defandent's life. Childs is desperate to defend his department's decisions while covering himself. Diane and Will debate how to utilize Alicia in a case against her husband's political opponent, and Kalinda and Cary go head-to-head trying to determine the true culprit identity.  All of the manuevering builds to one explosive conflict between Alicia and Glenn Childs the could make or break the case and ultimately, the campaign.

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