Alicia and Frank Prady square off in a crucial debate in the race for State’s Attorney as Peter and the city of Chicago prepare for a potential riot. Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, appears as himself as the debate moderator.
David Hyde Pierce returns as Frank Prady. Rachael Harris guest stars as Franny Zissis, an aide to the Mayor of Chicago.
Watch a sneak peek of the episode below:
The Good Wife stars Julianna Margulies (Alicia Florrick), Christine Baranski (Diane Lockhart), Archie Panjabi (Kalinda Sharma), Matt Czuchry (Cary Agos), Makenzie Vega (Grace Florrick), Alan Cumming (Eli Gold), Zach Grenier (David Lee) and Matthew Goode (Finn Polmar).
The recurring cast appearing in the episode: Chris Noth (Peter Florrick), Steven Pasquale (Jonathan Elfman), Connie Nielsen (Ramona Lytton), Gbenga Akinnagbe (Pastor Isaiah Easton), Frankie Faison (Pastor Jeremiah Easton), Sarah Steele (Marissa Gold), John Benjamin Hickey (Neil Gross), Megan Ketch (Deena Lampard) and David Krumholtz (Josh Mariner).
Guest stars in the episode: Remy Auberjonois (Martin Parillo), Nicole Roderick (Nora), Angela Reed (Dakota Leesh), Chris Matthews (Himself), Rachael Harris (Franny Zissis), Jessica Frances Dukes (Deidre Willis), Patrick Boll (Evan Young), Michael Berresse (Patrick Mancini), Sean Nelson (Busboy Tim), Will Cobbs (Busboy Errol), Arturo Castro (Dishwasher Juan), Romell Witherspoon (Angry Youth), Elizabeth Rich (Lady Cop), Flint Beverage (Male Cop), Hubert Point-Du Jour (Protestor Jake), Stephen O'Reilly (George Hedden) and Robert Manning Jr. (Cole Willis).
The episode, titled "The Debate," was written by executive producers Robert King and Michelle King, and directed by executive producer Brooke Kennedy.