Suits: Season 1 (2011)


Season 1

Critics Consensus

Suits can feel bland and bloated, but flashes of sharp dialogue help bring the show to life.



Critic Ratings: 19


Audience Score

User Ratings: 533
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Air date: Jun 23, 2011
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"Suits" will launch its freshman season with stars Gabriel Macht ("Love and Other Drugs"), as one of Manhattan's top corporate lawyers sets out to recruit a new hotshot associate and hires the only guy that impresses him - Patrick J. Adams ("Lost") as Mike Ross, a brilliant but unmotivated college dropout. Though he isn't actually a lawyer, this legal prodigy has the book smarts of a Harvard law grad and the street smarts of a hustler. However, in order to serve justice and save their jobs, both these unconventional thinkers must continue the charade. The series also stars Meghan Markle ("CSI Miami"), Gina Torres ("Gossip Girl") and Rick Hoffman ("Samantha Who").

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Critic Reviews for Suits Season 1

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (10)

Inessential stuff, of course, but entertaining. Watching it, I could feel myself becoming a little bit of a Suits nerd. Just a very little bit...

Aug 22, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It's too bland to elicit very strong feelings either for or against.

Jun 14, 2012 | Full Review…

There's no shortage of character fodder here, and the dialogue is snappy with a pop-culture flavor.

Jun 14, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Once again, it looks as though we have a winner on a network that knows what it's all about.

Jun 14, 2012 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

These stylish suits aren't empty, by any means.

Jun 14, 2012 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

Yes, Suits is a soap opera with hot actors and a decent locations budget. That's why it works.

Feb 15, 2019 | Full Review…

Suits fits USA like a glove.

May 9, 2017 | Full Review…

Suits needed just 90 minutes to become one of this reviewer's summer favorites.

Mar 7, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

What I liked about this show, despite the already amazing chemistry between the two leads, was the fact that neither of them were set up as infallible.

Mar 7, 2017 | Full Review…

The fun comes in watching the uncynical Adams learn to undercut everyone else's cunning.

Sep 28, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Suits: Season 1

  • Sep 05, 2019
    First few seasons are great; jumped the shark and turned into more of a soap opera the past couple seasons.
  • Aug 24, 2019
    I started watching Suits 2 weeks ago and today I finished s4. When I look at s1 after watching 3 other seasons I feel like it was the least good season. It was just a season to Prepare the viewer to the upcoming seasons. every episode there was a case and somehow they fix everything and come on to the next episode. In s2 the series is really starting.
  • Feb 22, 2019
    Well written and engaging. I think good character development. not bad for a lawyer show.
  • Oct 20, 2018
    Season One launches a compelling story with lovable characters you always root and care for. The show does a good job at connecting the mentality of the biggest players in the 'Suits' universe to the city of New York, despite the show being filmed in Toronto.
  • Oct 11, 2018
    Somehow, this brilliant cast of characters manages to simultaneously turn this show into a laugh-out-loud comedy and top-notch drama. Be warned, though: these people are willing to get down and dirty in order to get what they want, and that is not something you want them to pass on to you.
  • Sep 12, 2018
    Great show , Megan Markle is a great actress,
  • Jan 28, 2018
    I love this series. It has an original plot line and characters you care about. Series well sculpted from beginning to end (near).
  • Sep 17, 2017
    I started watching because a friend suggested it. I LOVE THIS show! Each season gets better and better!! The acting is superb! The writing is awesome!
  • Aug 16, 2017
    Great show, up there with the best.
  • Apr 25, 2017
    One word: Impressive.

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