"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.­

Cast Edit


Special Guest Starring

Guest Starring



Opening credits

  1. Robert King &
  2. Michelle King - Creators
  3. David Buckley - Music
  4. Scott Vickrey - Editor
  5. Stephen Hendrickson - Production Designer
  6. Fred Murphy - Director of Photography
  7. Kristin Bernstein - Co-Producer
  8. Ron Binkowski - Producer
  9. Corinne Brinkerhoff - Producer
  10. Courtney Kemp Agboh - Producer
  11. Leonard Dick - Co-Executive Producer
  12. Keith Eisner - Co-Executive Producer
  13. Ted Humphrey - Co-Executive Producer
  14. David W. Zucker - Executive Producer
  15. Brooke Kennedy - Executive Producer
  16. Robert King &
  17. Michelle King - Executive Producers
  18. Ted Humphrey - Writer
  19. Dean Parisot - Director

Closing credits

  1. Ridley Scott and
  2. Tony Scott - Executive Producers
  3. Meredith Averill - Story Editor
  4. Kristin Bernstein - Unit Production Manager
  5. Denis Doyle - First Assistant Director
  6. Genevieve Palmieri - Second Assistant Director

Background InformationEdit



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

Deleted ScenesEdit


Goofs, Bloopers & Continuity ErrorsEdit