Suits Season 2 Report Card: A

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With the Suits Season 2 finale airing last week, it's time to assess the past 16 episodes of this USA Network smash.

What worked? What failed? What do we hope to see next year? Read on for our latest TV Fanatic Report Card and then grade the season for yourself...

Suits in Suits

Best Episode: I still maintain that "Break Point" and "Sucker Punch" were best episodes front the front half of the season, but "He's Back" was a pretty definitive episode in the back half. Both Donna and Louis got to take a shot at Hardman in retaliation and the vengeance was sweet.

Best Rivalry: Katrina and Louis in "Zane vs. Zane." I have to give Katrina credit, she really had Louis running for the hills. But leave it to him to exact a decisive comeback in the form of his face photoshopped on to famous Presidents. Well played, sir, well played.

Relationship in Need of Most Immediate Repair: The one between Jessica and Harvey. They took a real hit throughout this entire season. From the minute Hardman reappeared, they were fighting a battle that challenged the strength of their relationship and the firm. Unfortunately, that relationship is still frayed. I believe in order for the firm to get back on track, Jessica and Harvey need back on the same page first.

Season 3 Predictions: Rachel will continue to pursue attending law school because she wants to become a lawyer so badly. Now that she has to give up on Harvard, it only makes sense she starts looking somewhere local.

The relationship between Mike and Rachel will include some road bumps despite, and maybe because of, the angry sex they engaged in during the finale. Jessica burned many bridges in pursuit of that merger, which she will also have to rectify. Similar complications and reconciliation await Harvey and Mike as well

Overall Grade: A

Your turn, TV Fanatics: What grade would YOU five Suits Season 2?

 

C. Charles is a TV Fanatic Staff Writer. Follow her on Twitter.

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Thoughts for S3... More time in the private lifes. Build the characters more like S1 with Mike. We're in S3 n we now next to nothing about Harvey. Cases to span a few espisodes. Sort out the realtionships. The show has badly suffered in this department. Mike and Rachel have zero chemistry and not many people seem to have interest in this. The Mike/family friend affair was just completely random and contrived. The one couple I did like was Mike/Jenny and I thought they were going to span that out a while but it just came to an abrupt end all just to hook Mike n Rachel up. As stated by before. Why build mike/jenny up in the pilot as the apparent show 'relationship' then end it within a few weeks (days even) of them getting together. Harvey n Donna im still not sold on and it looks like thats where their heading with that storyline. I sound like im having a go at the show but I just think it could be evwn better if a few wee changes were made. But hey. What do I know!! Im just a cop.

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Great show. Great season. Poor finale. As highlighted earlier. The show is in danger of becoming a vicitm of its own success. Its only 2 seasons in and the cases are becoming a bit predictable and similar. Change it up a bit, maybe even 5 mins of Harvey in his private life would be nice. Thats why I liked the Mike/Jenny/Trevor angle. It was a break away from the firm and added something different to the show. It also had a bit more mileage left in that story. I was also somewhat lost on the finale with regards to who was screwing who thus its hard to trust anyone. Maybe thats the point but in a tv show, you need a bit of continuity otherwise everyone will lose interest in the characters which are probably (subconsciously) rhe main attraction of a show. Thoughts for S3... More time in the private lifes. Build the characters more like S1 with Mike. We're in S3 n we now next to nothing about Harvey. Cases to span a few espisodes. Sort out the realtionships. The show has badly suffered in this department. Mike and Rachel have zero chemistry and not many people seem to have interest in this. The Mike/family friend affair was just completely random and contrived. The one couple I did like was Mike/Jenny and I thought they were going to span that out a while but it just came to an abrupt end all just to hook Mike n Rachel up. As stated by before. Why build mike/jenny up in the pilot as the apparent show 'relationship' then end it within a few weeks (days even) of them getting together. Harvey n Donna im still not sold on and it looks like thats where their heading with that storyline. I sound like im having a go at the show but I just think it could be evwn better if a few wee changes were made. But hey. What do I know!! Im just a cop.

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Ditto to that 'scottishdave' . Finale was a huge let down. I thought we would have a huge court room debate etc. Nothing other than what felt like a cheap get-out. I also don't care for Mike and Rachel. Never have done. He seemed better with Jenny but that whole relationship was handled poorly by the writers in my non-important opinon. But they set the tone, build it up then boom Mike gets his girl then eh dumps her a few episodes (days) later.....strange! And the kicker, bring Jenny back in S2 for an episode only to highlight (unintentionally) that they are far better together. Also. Lewis/Louis!! For a character I hated straight away, he is now firmly inside my top 5 fictional characters ever. Legend. "You're gonna get lit up" brilliant.

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Really liked the whole season until the finale. Bit of an anticlimax tbh. Having Jessica screw with both Mike n Harvey made her character even more unlikable. Also not a fan of Mike/Rachel. Something about her I just find irritating. They have no chemistry and he was far better off with the girl Jenny whom he had far more chemistry with and also offered him time out from the job and potentially other story lines when the cases dry up and become somewhat predictable and boring (which they will given the concept of the show) Really didn't understand the Mike/Jenny/Trevor triangle from the first season. Why set that tone in the pilot only for Mike to dump Jenny when he finally got her then a few episodes into S2 have a flashback Ep and show the history of them and how they were meant to be thus providing even more fule to thier realtionship. They would have been better just letting be.

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Good show...but Harvey has done his dirt to Jessica. She kept him out of jail in season 1...didn't fire him after he betrayed her (more than once) in season 2. He's cute but not the head of the firm. He brought that smack down in the bathroom on himself----even Mike knew Harvey was wrong. Harvey said of himself that he & Hardman were cut from the same cloth. Harvey acts as if he smokes the coffee cart guys product to often.

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I loved the season, but was really disappointed with the finale!
Jessica has never been my favourite character, but in the finale she really crossed the line! The way he treats Harvey and then blackmails Mike, unforgivable. She gave a speech to Harvey how Harvey is not a good leader, but she is not herself. All Lois ever wanted was to be appreciated and she never did that. Harvey has loyal followers, Jessica seems to have none now, since she alienated Harvey. I get that it might be too soon for Harvey to have his name on the door and it would be too smooth sailing for him, but there are ways to let him know that nicely. I thought they are friends, but clearly not.

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The only thing I hate about Suits is why is there only 16 episodes its such a great show, more episodes please for season three

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Probably would have given a B maybe an A had you asked me a couple of weeks ago but I thought the last 2 episodes were such a big let down. I thought the conclusion of Hardman was a disappointment and anticlimactic. The introduction of the English law firm was terrible. I have never been a fan of relationships on TV shows (I don't know about you lot but on the office floor I work on with 12 people everyone is married or in a long term relationship and not with a coworker).

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I think the season as a whole was amazing, the finale I hated. Jessica acted like a ....She really does treat Harvey like her dog, I too would like for him to quit. Mike / Rachel I could care less, also their angry sex scene I thought it was so bad. It wasn't sexy, it wasn't hot and I felt no chemistry between them. Also we practicly had the same cliffhanger from so 1 where someone else learns Mike's secret. End of so 3 will probably have Louis find out. That's getting old writers!

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I would also give it an A. Good show.