Matthew Morrison

The (not so) 'Good Wife' finale

The (not so) 'Good Wife' finale

Here’s a thought for future show runners: If you believe you will need to explain the finale of your highly successful and much beloved show immediately after it airs, you might want to rethink that finale.  

“The Good Wife” came to an end Sunday night with all manner of finale craziness. Some of it was standard (look! It’s ending just where it began!), some of it sticky (look! Will [Josh Charles] has returned from the dead to offer counsel and advice!) and some of it quite troubling (look! We’re going to end a show about a strong female character by having her literally smacked down for pursuing her career with vigor!).

Yet nothing was as...