Does every conversation need to be so intense and emotional over every problem? Does anyone else find there's way too much arguing, repetitive plot lines, and melodrama with nothing good ever happening, making it really draining to watch? Can't they move onto a story that doesn't involve endless infighting between Jessica, Harvey, Mike, Lewis, Donna, and Rachel? The structure goes something like this: Heated arguments in Harvey's office then Jessica's then Lewis' then the filing room, then arguments at Mike's house then Harvey's house, then Donna and Rachel console each other in the washroom, then walk n' talk arguments to and from the office, then a brief moment outside on the sidewalk, and a brief moment in court, then a catchy song, and then they roll the credits. They also argue quite loudly about confidential and private information where they confess to serious crimes that can be heard from a long distance. Why haven't they been caught by someone yet? Why has production settled to shoot this show in 5 basic sets and never on location? Is there no other story than someone trying to continuously divide and conquer the law practice of Pearson Spector Litt, season after season? Does every problem need to be handled by leveraging someone and character assassination? Where's the show about the practice of corporate law? Do you remember when this show was fun and playful and shot on location without excessive infighting and the ratings were 4.5? Remember when it wasn't a melodrama and the ratings weren't 1.71 like the season 5 finale?
I ask these same questions over and over again at every episode, and I only vent my frustration because the ratings are so low and Suits could be a contender for best drama if they listened to my advice and reverted back to the things of season one that worked, as in, dial down the emotional outbursts over nothing, stop the soap opera infighting, move the camera back and film more coverage on location to improve the look and quality of production, reduce the number of episodes to force the writers to fight for the most important ideas which should increase the number of events per minute, spend more time building cases and practicing corporate law, and flesh out an original story that isn't based on someone bringing down the firm because that's been done to death!
In season 6 I'd fast forward several years, and kill off Rachel as nobody cares about that relationship anyway and turn Mike into an alcoholic law professor who's trying to solve the case of her murder and in the meantime takes cases on the side with Harvey's small law firm, while training young students on how to excel in a world of suits. The show was good when it was about young lawyers overcoming Lewis. It would also be filled with trial law cases (as they're more interesting than the boring strategic maneuvering involved in corporate law cases) and they'd be current and unique, and they'd take time to establish and develop, all the while revealing more and more information about what happened in the missing years through backstory. I'd even put Mike back in his old apartment in Brooklyn! I guarantee that's a far more interesting idea, than whatever melodrama they're about to do in season 6.
Suits should look to Better Call Saul for inspiration, as that's how a law show should be done.
I love to watch Suits. But why does Harvey, Donna and others have to take Gods name in vain. They say Jesus Christ like it means nothing It is so discouraging to have a great show like Suits lower themselves using Jesus Christ as a swear word. Come on writers, you guys are better than that.
This is a review for any episode you like from the last 3 or so seasons:
Character #1 starts explaining something to character #2 in such a way that character #2 misunderstands and interrupts half way through, over reacting and going straight into a very harsh rebuke. Character #1, instead of explaining what character #2 has misunderstood, then retaliates with further harsh words until both characters are not speaking to one another. Then both characters do something without telling the other, which is found out later on by the further misunderstanding of intention and more harsh reactions.
Rince and repeat.
I used to love Suits, I've given up now. If the writers come up with a different plot line, someone give me a poke.
I used to really love this show but since the start of season 6 I find it almost unwatchable (final few episodes of season 5 were starting to get silly as well). The scenes with Mike in prison are so unbelievably fake. Marble floors in a prison? The entire setting from the prisoners, prison guards and conversations are such bullshit.
The character interactions and dialogue are total garbage. I'd love to have a great Secretary too but if I had a smartass know-it-all like Donna I'd throw her out the window.
Suits used to be inspiring (if somewhat overly dramatic), but now it's just idiotic and best "suited" (pun indented) for simpletons who really believe this is how people at the top of their game actually behave and talk.
Never seen a great show jump the shark so badly. With so much other great tv on right now I can't justify wasting any more time watching it.
Remember when it was in NY with Austin Martin's and Teslas. Now it's in Toronto in a GMC Suburban. They are not even trying anymore. I mean you can't escape seeing a Petro-Canada gas station on their way past the King's highway exits or Their office being in front of a Scotia bank. It's all too distracting.
It went from Suits to Cheap Suits.
After watching season 1 I thought this was a but with layers who outsmart everyone in the end. But then as you progress in seasons it becomes more soapy than clever.
This season especially, most of the characters use "God-damned" as an adjective or adverb in half of their sentences. It's getting tired and old.
Feedback to your writers: If you've received a jurisprudence degree, you're among the most educated in society. It seems not accurate and somewhat lazy for the script writers of educated characters to use so many expletives rather than more creative adverbs and adjectives. Please clean up their mouths a little more so we can better enjoy the wonderful, creative writing that Suits has always been!
Was one of best then season 6 came out and it is like a totally different show. Novice, amateur script writing that even good actors can't pull off convincingly- so bad. How does one go from hit to miss so quickly? Fire these writers - cheesy, predictive and unreal. Just end already so my cringing can stop.
Writing has gotten lazier and lazier as phrases such as "shit the bed" have become the norm on this used-to-be-great show. So disappointing to have the plot completely played out and now it's boiled down to predictable and silly foreshadowing and how many swear words can we squeeze in this week. Time for the actors to move on and put Suits to bed.
This writing is the worst of any TV show on the air. In the latest episode I counted 67 incidents of profanity in the dialogue. Such lazy writing! You have RUINED this show. Every scene is an argument. BORING.
I used to love Suits... Now it's just a bunch of foreshadowing and lame punchlines. There's no real interest in the characters anymore.. We used to watch so we could see how witty Mike would be in his very interesting maneuvers in his legal cases. Same reoccurring storyline that keeps going on forever. The fake lawyer still being a lawyer in jail.. It's almost as if there are new writers for the show because it's super corny. Anyway TaTa..... Suits.
I really enjoy your show when I can see it and I loved last week's episode. That young guy who I haven't see before was so adorable, i'm talking about the "stuttering ass clown". Oh that scene was the best, so funny and he was so sweet and innocent. Are you going to have him a recurring part. I could see some real good character development with his stuttering and innocence. And what a cutie for the younger girls. Loved this and look forward to next week and hoping to see him again.
I really do enjoy Suits, perhaps i should have said "did", why oh why are the writers on a loop of everyone trying to get Harvey removed from the firm, every time he manages to fight them off it lasts a couple of weeks & then someone else tries it. Why has no-one suggested that Mike actually trains legally to be a lawyer, more & more people are finding out the secret & yet no-one has blabbed? ridiculous, & bringing Daniel Hardman back again is just a boring groan, i think they need to add a few more lawyers in to the filming so they can broaden the story lines, all that seems to happen is that they jump from firm to firm to beg them not to leave them & take their business else where, please writers, get off the merry-go-round ts getting to repetitive & at times boring x freshen it up with new ideas for these fabulous characters
A common thread I find in series I'm drawn to is character interaction and development. This is a great cast, playing characters I care about. While Mike's early betrayal in prison was telegraphed enough as to have been intentional, the dynamics within the remnants of the firm promises a nice twisty ride. The writers could go insane and plunge Jessica and Company through a time tunnel into some dude ranch, and I'd still probably tag along.
I actually found this episode perfect. Full of twists and turns, and not at all what I was expecting... I honestly never expected Lois to take Mike's side in the end (I was so sure he was going to go through with stabbing everyone in the back!) I was kept on the edge of my seat during his trial, and still felt he was going to get away with it in the end! I love the way they portrayed Mike - the decision of the plea, the calling of the wedding because it wasn't right, and not turning in his friends. Loved this episode :)
*Side point.... seriously? People are complaining about too many "g*d d@mn"s dropped?????? LOL! You are watching a show about corruption, and crossing paths with corrupt people and criminals?? I thought the language was pretty mild all things considered!! It's evening Saturday morning cartoons?? (smh) End of rant!
First, I don't take them literally and I'm certain that many people using these words are not either.
It's more a bad habit used by people getting angry than an intentional insult to whomever.
Still I find it too bad if from a 45 minutes of a good show, some people were only able to concentrate on the g-ds/min ratio.
Well... it's a free country and I'd be the last one to tell you what to do.
Furthermore, I would rather have these people (you know who you are) to have the decency not to watch the show anymore instead of to give bad reviews that could have the show cancelled. In advance, thank you.
The season finale left me with a smile on my face: nothing on this show is ending they way you want to end. I am sure that Gibs was following some orders and they Mike & Company fenced as much as they could with the system. I can't wait to see the next season.
I am not a religious person but I am tired of the g-ds dropped in the show. These are supposed to be brilliant people and the language they are using makes them sound stupid. They do not portray intelligence with the way they are speaking. I don't have the cleanest mouth myself, but the show is losing its punch and the cursing is distracting. Hey writers smarten up
I have decided to stop watching Suits. Last night was the last straw. No less than 3-5 G-Ds in less than 3-5 minutes. I stopped watching in the middle of the show, deleted the program, and deleted the series from my recording schedule. Never again.
The frequency and quantity of G-D-s has gotten so bad, it is not only extremely offensive and detracting, but I am questioning whether The Baptist Coalition or any other religious bodies has actually put Suits on the "Do Not Watch" list? It is such a shame that a show with such great content is being so desecrated by such disrespect and blasphemy. I understand the need to effectively display anger and frustration in dialog, but this excessive use has really crossed the line!!!
Great TVshow. But starting with the end of 4th season it's impossible to watch it! Love it... if I'm watching without Sound. Before there were beautiful songs at a RIGHT moment, now there are just playing stupid music every min of the show. And it is not just my opinion, my friends stopped watching it for the same reason. The rate from 10 to 5, too sad.
I find that good writers can make their points and compel an audience without profanity. I have enjoyed the storyline and characters, but the increasing amount of profanity has taken away from any pleasure in the program. I certainly hope the writers will aspire to better choices ,and find the purity in writing to reveal the characters without demeaning them and robbing them of class. Yes, I can and will choose about further watching of what was a great program.
I've watched Suits from the first episode. With every series they ramped up the language. They started using s**t every other word, then it was goddam as well, now this series they have gone too far - using the name of Jesus Christ in an unnecessary and really offensive way. the script used to be about lawyers winning cases, now it's a soap opera about relationships, and not a moment's peace from all the bickering, back-stabbing and hatred. What will happen next? When will the F word start appearing, or how can we be sure the characters won't start calling eachother C***? Because anything is possible now the floodgates have opened. Not sure I will watch this any more.
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