If you haven’t been watching Suits on USA Network and you like legal dramas, you are missing out. I don’t like legal dramas and I don’t have cable so you have no excuse.
I’ve had it on my Amazon Prime tv cue for a while but hesitated because like I said I don’t really like legal dramas. A couple of months ago (before the news of my beloved Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement) I decided to give it a try. I hadn’t really heard about it until Meghan Markle and the Prince made their dating public so I was curious.
I had planned on watching ONE episode and ended up binge-watching the entire season. From the pilot, I was entertained by the mostly unknown (at least by me) cast.
Suits is a show that does not take themselves seriously with their witty banter, excessive use of “Goddamn” and the constant reference to pop culture and classic movies.
Everybody on that show is always dressed to the nines. They must spend a small fortune on wardrobe. Gabriel Macht can rock a Tom Ford suit better than any male runway model I’ve ever seen.
The ladies give office-wear a whole new meaning. Their outfits are what the rest of us would wear at a formal evening out.
The Drinking Game
You could start a drinking game with the amount of time they use the phrase “Shit the bed”. Never in one show have I heard that phrase being used so many times.
The relationship we want to root for is Patrick J Adams (Mike) and Meghan Markle (Rachel), we want them to ride off into the sunset and live happily ever after. But watch out, Harvey and Donna really do it for me. The two have such amazing chemistry and Harvey is a lost puppy without his secretary, Donna.
Yes, the show is about Macht and Adam’s characters but Gina Torres (Jessica), Sarah Rafferty (Donna) and Markle’s Rachel are really pulling the strings. Jessica is the owner of the law firm. Torres plays her with poise, grace, and class. Sure, she doesn’t always operate above board but who really does when millions of dollars are at stake? Right? Continue reading