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The Best Episodes Of 'Suits'

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There are so many good episodes of Suits, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Inside Track" the best, or is "Identity Crisis" your favorite episode of Suits? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Suits are, let's rank every Suits episode from best to worst.

Set in New York City, but filmed in Toronto, Suits is a legal drama airing on USA Network starring Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Rick Hoffman, Meghan Markle, Sarah Rafferty, and Gina Torres. The series follows a fictional law firm, led by Harvey Specter and Mike Ross (who doesn't have his law degree). Gina Torres's character Jessica Pearson departed Suits at the end of season 7 for the spinoff Pearson. Meghan Markle has also left Suits following her engagement to Prince Harry.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Suits, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Suits episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

  • 1

    Suits - Pilot

    June 23, 2011

    Season 1 Episode 1

    When Harvey's promotion requires him to recruit and hire a graduate of Harvard Law, he chooses Mike Ross. The only problem is; Ross doesn't actually have a law degree. Bound by their secret, the two are forced to rely on Ross's book smarts and hustling skills to keep up the charade.

  • 2

    25th Hour

    March 2, 2016

    Season 5 Episode 16

    As Mike's day of reckoning draws near, it threatens to shatter the lives of those closest to him. Faced with the uncertain outcome of his court battle, Mike makes the one play he has left.

  • 3


    August 26, 2015

    Season 5 Episode 10

    Jessica and Louis make an effort to rally the support of the partners, as Daniel Hardman and Jack Soloff attempt a takeover.

  • 4

    She Knows

    June 14, 2012

    Season 2 Episode 1

    Oblivious of the fact that Trevor approached Jessica, Mike's on top of the world after Harvey entrusts him with closing a major lawsuit for the firm. Guest Star: David Costabile.

  • 5

    High Noon

    August 23, 2012

    Season 2 Episode 10

    Harvey needs Mike's help as the battle for control of Pearson Hardman reaches its climax. But Mike drops off the grid following a dramatic turn in his personal life.

  • 6


    September 14, 2016

    Season 6 Episode 10

    Jessica and Rachel fight to save Leonard Bailey's life. Meanwhile, Harvey and Louis must keep P.S.L.'s clients from abandoning ship by convincing their oldest and most loyal client to stay.

  • 7


    September 13, 2017

    Season 7, Episode 10

    After their power move gets countered, Mike and Harvey end up with their backs are against the wall. Rachel worries about her father's clouded judgment. Louis helps Alex.

  • 8

    Season 6 Episode 16

    Mike needs Harvey and Rachel’s help to overcome an impossible obstacle, or his dream of becoming a real lawyer is over.

  • 9

    The Other Time

    August 20, 2013

    Season 3 Episode 6

    Cameron's continuing use of shady tactics on Ava's case brings up memories of why Harvey left the DA's office to work for Jessica. Mike looks back on what cost him his one chance at a degree.

  • 10

    Play the Man

    August 4, 2011

    Season 1 Episode 7

     It's mock trial time at Pearson Hardman as Mike faces off against Louis' protege Devon. But the tension between Mike and Rachel threatens to torpedo his case. Abigail Spencer guest stars.

  • 11

    No Way Out

    April 10, 2014

    Season 3 Episode 16

    Harvey and Mike find themselves at odds with a tenacious U.S. Attorney.

  • 12

    Tick Tock

    February 24, 2016

    Season 5 Episode 15

    Louis mulls over Anita Gibbs' offer to turn on his compatriots in exchange for immunity. Meanwhile, Harvey and Mike look to a new, last-ditch strategy to win the case.

  • 13

    Sucker Punch

    August 2, 2012

    Season 2 Episode 7

    As the fallout continues to reverberate from the pending lawsuit against Pearson Hardman, Harvey turns to a former colleague, with whom he has a thorny past, for help in proving the firm's case.

  • 14


    February 21, 2013

    Season 2 Episode 16

    Harvey's vision for the firm's future clashes with Jessica's when a British firm offers a tempting proposition.

  • 15

    Season 4 Episode 16

    When SEC investigator Sean Cahill fails to link Eric Woodall and Charles Forstman, Harvey must revisit his own uncomfortable past in order to find a way to put them away for good.

  • 16

    This Is Rome

    August 20, 2014

    Season 4 Episode 10

    Harvey and Jessica take measures to protect the firm from an outsider trying to poach their clients, and Louis struggles to get his personal and professional affairs in order.

  • 17

    Dog fight

    September 8, 2011

    Season 1 Episode 12

    Harvey's efforts to free an innocent man hit a wall when he goes against the new district attorney, who seems more focused on the integrity of the system than justice.

  • 18

    Self Defense

    February 17, 2016

    Season 5 Episode 14

    As time runs out before the trial, Mike wants to represent himself while Harvey wants to lead the charge. To decide the issue, Harvey challenges Mike to a winner takes all showdown.

  • 19

    The Hand That Feeds You

    September 7, 2016

    Season 6 Episode 9

    To protect Mike, Harvey considers putting Gallo back on the streets. Jessica and Rachel get Bailey's case re-opened, but winning it is no slam dunk. And Louis deals with his anxiety over Tara.

  • 20

    God's Green Earth

    February 10, 2016

    Season 5 Episode 13

    With time running out before Mike's case goes to trial, Harvey and Mike are at odds over their strategy, and just what lengths they'll go to in order to defeat Gibbs.

  • 21


    August 30, 2017

    Season 7 Episode 8

    Harvey and Mike seek outside help to overcome an impossible situation. An unexpected encounter derails Louis’s search for a new associate. Donna receives a surprising proposition.

  • 22


    January 27, 2016

    Season 5 Episode 11

    Jessica and Harvey must figure out how to build a defense for Mike, knowing full well that he's guilty of the crime for which he stands accused.

  • 23

    Zane Vs. Zane

    January 31, 2013

    Season 2 Episode 13

    Harvey goes head to head against Robert Zane, Rachel's father, on a gender discrimination case that forces Rachel to confront her complicated relationship with her Dad.

  • 24


    July 12, 2012

    Season 2 Episode 4

    Louis and Mike finally see eye to eye, but Louis' paranoia may damage his budding friendship with Mike as well as his standing at the firm. Also, Travis Tanner rolls back into town, gunning for Harvey. Guest Stars: Eric Close, David Costabile, John Finn.

  • 25

    Season 1 Episode 2

    An open and close case becomes anything but when Harvey's accused of an inappropriate dalliance with a married woman. Louis forces Mike to make a difficult decision, one that could net the firm a wealthy client, but cost him Harvey's respect.