So Margulies embraced her inner Alicia Florrick and called Charles to negotiate. She gave the actor what she called "terrible Jew guilt": "I said, 'Josh, how about this?' Fifteen episodes, money in the bank. Do you know how expensive it is to have a baby in New York? I went right to the kid thing. It was disgusting, honestly.... We were looking into kindergarten for our son at the time, and I was like, 'Do you know how much private school is?' And I went into this whole thing about kids and family. And he was like, 15, let me think about that. And I said, 'Two directing slots.' Then I hung up."