Season 1 Episode 12


Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Sep 08, 2011 on USA
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Episode Summary


In the season finale, Harvey tries to free an innocent man but hits a wall when he goes to the district attorney, who seems more focused on preserving the system than seeking justice. Elsewhere, Trevor causes problems for Mike when he shows up on his doorstep.

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  • Decent end to the season

    Brilliant cliff hanger, excellent episode. Just when it looked like things were tying up nicely for the end of the season, Trevor drops the bomb!!!

    Enjoyed the cynical look at the frustrations of the legal system, that in spite of evidence that could free a man, the legal system could prevent it from doing so. Good episode.
  • I like the Subtle Hints.

    When will Louis learn that everyone knows loyal he is to the firm and that is why when he threatens to leave or try to do a "Harvey" they call his bluff. If you are going to negotiate learn how to back it up and quit always over analyzing stuff and thinking the worse in people. Not everyone does what you do Louis. I loved the episode and trying to free a wrongly convicted man, but glad they did not make it easy. The DA did not want to win, but he also was trying to preserve the integrity of the DAs office and he, the judge, and the detective kept dropping subtle hints of where to look and who to see.

    Mike really needs to let Trevor go like Harvey said in the beginning that guy really is an Anchor and brings nothing but trouble. He states he changed etc, but as ever only looking out for himself. (I thought Cell Phone voice mail had a passcode?) If Jenny could not get up to the offices how could Trevor even with his suit he would need something like a pass or something.moreless
Chi McBride

Chi McBride

Distict Attorney

Guest Star

Ari Cohen

Ari Cohen

Detective Packel

Guest Star

Chad Connell

Chad Connell

Jason Black

Guest Star

Vanessa Ray

Vanessa Ray

Jenny Griffith

Recurring Role

Tom Lipinski

Tom Lipinski


Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (0)

  • QUOTES (5)

    • The Detective: Sometimes the good guys got to do bad things to make the bad guys pay.

    • Jessica: (to Louis, after he demands to be a senior partner in exchange to helping Harvey's case) I do not respond to threats, I make them.

    • Jessica : (to Louis)This firm? You mean my firm. And when you're running the firm of Litt, Nothing and Nobody, than you can make whatever call you'd like. Until then, you can just get back to work.

    • Mike: 'Casablanca'?
      Rachel: Oh. I've never seen this movie.
      Mike: You...?
      Rachel: No. Its old.
      Mike: Old? Oh my god......
      (they continue to talk some more)
      ... 'Gone With The Wind'?
      Rachel: No.
      Mike: 'Citizen Kane'?
      Rachel: No.
      Mike: 'Dirty Dancing'?
      Rachel: Nobody puts baby in the corner.
      Mike: I can't believe you!

    • Harvey: It's time to start painting outside the lines.
      Mike: How?
      Harvey: If Mohammad won't come to the mountain, we need to bring the mountain to Mohammad.
      Mike: Really? The mountain to Mohammad?
      Harvey: It's a thing.
      Mike: Yeah, I know. It just has no meaning to me in this situation
      Harvey: You said you can think like me. Figure it out.
      Mike: OK. Yeah. I got it.
      Harvey: What is it?
      Mike: You tell me. I'll confirm.
      Harvey: Nice try.
      Mike: Damn it!

  • NOTES (1)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: October 31, 2011 on Bravo
      United Kingdom: April 3, 2012 on Dave/Dave HD
      Czech Republic: November 16, 2012 on Prima COOL


    • Rachel: Nobody puts baby in a corner.

      Referencing the 1987 movie Dirty Dancing staring Jennifer Grey as Frances 'baby' Houseman and Patrick Swayze as Johnny Castle.
      The story of a nice Jewish girl on vacation falling in love with the bad boy dance instructor.
      During the movie's final scene, Johnny says "no one puts baby in the corner" and sweeps her to perform the final dance to the song 'I've had the time of my life'.

    • The detective:
      What is that Denzel movie?
      'Tell it to me like i'm a five-year-old'

      Referencing the 1993 movie Philadelphia, in which Denzel Washington plays the role of a lawyer hired to represent a man with AIDS (played by Tom Hanks) on a wrongful dismissal suit.
      In the scene in which Hanks meets with Denzel to have him take his case, Denzel says: "Explain it to me like i'm a two-year-old"