The Good Wife
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Season 5: Episode 3 - A Precious Commodity
Posted on Oct 14, 2013 12:00am

Alicia must defend a surrogate mother against the biological parents when the fetus' health is called into question. With a malpractice suit looming and the child facing birth defects, the intended parents have made a painful decision that they want the surrogate to abort, per the surrogacy contract. Alicia's client refuses to comply, leading to an emotionally-charged, time-sensitive battle over the life of an unborn child. Meanwhile back at Lockhart/Gardner, Will offers Alicia the position of managing partner. Having to work in the office with a beautiful Ethics Commissioner, Peter becomes acutely aware of his marriage and suggests he and Alicia expedite the renewing of their vows.