Diane Lockhart’s open palm against Alicia Florrick’s cheek may have been the most stinging image of The Good Wife‘s series finale on Sunday, but it was a handful of moments we didn’t see that have us sore a few days later.
Oh, sure, we understand not every storyline in the show’s history could (or even should) have been resolved — especially since showrunners Robert and Michelle King never shied away from the messy or the morally ambiguous.
Still, some serious whoppers — Peter’s role in the voting-machine scandal! Howard’s hidden account! That baffling, final-episode guest star! — got dropped with all the care of a toddler hurling a spoonful of broccoli into the hotzone beneath the high chair.
To that end, we’ve compiled a list of 11 mismanaged arcs and burning questions that will haunt us
forever until the inevitable Netflix reboot in 2026.
Check out the gallery below — or click here for direct access — to see why we’re still scratching our heads, then hit the comments and share what dropped Good Wife you wish had been resolved.