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Suits: Pilot

Successful lawyer Harvey Specter hires brilliant college dropout Mike Ross as a new associate at a top law firm despite the fact that Mike doesn't have a degree. In order to work together, both parties have to keep up the ruse to convince their coworkers that Mike is a real lawyer.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Thursday June 23rd, 2011
Special Runtime: 73 Minutes

Director: Kevin Bray
Writer: Aaron Korsh

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Dave) Jan 17, 2012
IE (RTÉ TWO) Jun 25, 2013

Guest Stars
Julie Ann EmeryJulie Ann Emery
As Vanessa
Rebecca SchullRebecca Schull
As Edith Ross (Mike's Grandmother)
Tom LipinskiTom Lipinski
As Trevor
Vanessa RayVanessa Ray
As Jenny Griffith (Trevor's Girlfriend)
David WohlDavid Wohl
As Judge
John Bedford LloydJohn Bedford Lloyd
As Gerald Tate
John DossettJohn Dossett
As Mr. Dockery
Kristen BushKristen Bush
As Joanna Webster
Matt ServittoMatt Servitto
As Mr. Hunt's Lawyer

Co-Guest Stars
Ivan MartinIvan Martin
As Dealer #1
Aaron SchwartzAaron Schwartz
As Interviewee #1
Andrew PastidesAndrew Pastides
As Clifford Watkins
Elizabeth WoodElizabeth Wood
As Front Desk Receptionist
Herman ChavesHerman Chaves
As Bellman
Hunt BlockHunt Block
As Rival Attorney
Jennifer IkedaJennifer Ikeda
As Young Woman
Jeremy DashJeremy Dash
As Dealer #2
Marcella LoweryMarcella Lowery
As Dr. Shrager
Patrick MurneyPatrick Murney
As Young Man
Pressly CokerPressly Coker
As Interviewee #2
Rob YangRob Yang
As Technician
Suzan PerrySuzan Perry
As Old Woman
Teddy ColucaTeddy Coluca
As Worker
William Goulet KeanWilliam Goulet Kean
As Interviewee #3
Main Cast
Gabriel MachtGabriel Macht
As Harvey Reginald Specter
Patrick J. AdamsPatrick J. Adams
As Michael James "Mike" Ross
Rick HoffmanRick Hoffman
As Louis Marlowe Litt
Meghan MarkleMeghan Markle
As Rachel Elizabeth Zane
Sarah RaffertySarah Rafferty
As Donna Evelyn Paulsen
Gina TorresGina Torres
As Jessica Lourdes Pearson
Episode Notes
Ratings: 4.64 Million Viewers

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The Airborne Toxic EventChangingMike arrives for his first day at the firm.
The Black KeysHowlin' For You (iTunes Session)Mike is hired at the firm by Harvey.
Charles Bradley & Menahan Street BandThe World (Is Going Up In Flames)Plays after Mike questions the witness.
GenerationalsWhen They Fight, They FightHarvey stands on his balcony.
Sea WolfYou're a WolfMike returns the suitcase to Trevor's apartment.
She Wants RevengeNot Just a GirlMike and Trevor in the apartment, Jenny arrives.
Vampire WeekendOxford CommaMike arrives at the suit shop.
The VeilsGrey Lynn ParkMike rides his bike and trades in his suitcase.

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CreatorAaron Korsh
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