"Taking Control" is the first episode of the second season of The Good Wife and the twenty-fourth episode overall. It was written by Robert and Michelle King and directed by Félix Alcalá.


Picking up from the season one finale, Alicia is about to join Peter on the dais as Will calls. Eli grabs the phone and gets Alicia to take Peter's hand. Will leaves two messages: the first saying he understands they should just drop it, then the second saying that he loves her, and he's not dropping this. Eli deletes the second message. Before they have a chance to settle things, Will gets caught up in the law firm merger and has to deal with the new partner, Derrick Bond. In court, Alicia is appointed as a counselor to an accused murderer who insists on defending himself.


Cast Edit


Special Guest Starring

Guest Starring



Opening credits

  1. Robert King &
  2. Michelle King - Creators
  3. David Buckley - Music
  4. David C. Cook - 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. Robert King &
  19. Michelle King - Writers
  20. Felix Alcala - Director

Closing credits

  1. Ridley Scott and
  2. Tony Scott - Executive Producers
  3. Meredith Averill - Story Editor
  4. Kristin Bernstein - Unit Production Manager
  5. Colin MacLellan - First Assistant Director
  6. Sarah Rae Garrett - Second Assistant Director

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Deleted ScenesEdit


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