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Suits cast say emotional farewells after filming final ever season

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Shooting finally wraps up for law student favourite 😢

The cast of Suits have taken to social media to express their emotional goodbyes after the popular US legal drama wrapped production of its ninth and final season.

The law student favourite, which first aired in 2011, follows the exploits of college dropout Mike Ross (played by Patrick J Adams), who lands a job with Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) at a fictional law firm in New York. There’s just one catch — *spoiler alert* — Ross never went to law school.

In a poignant Instagram post, Macht thanked the “wonderful crew, my talented ensemble, and the fantastic fans that keep coming back for more”. He also paid a special tribute to his wife, Jacinda Barrett, “because without her there is no way any of this would have happened”.

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9 years ago I started the @suits_usa journey. It all began with the most important person in my life by my side. This life that has offered us so much…some easy, many challenging, countless miles apart and hours, days, and months separating us and our loved ones not to mention years of sacrifice on so many levels. I count my blessings you sticking with me through to the bitter sweet end of this era. As I have thanked my wonderful crew, my talented ensemble, and the fantastic fans that keep coming back for more…I am most grateful for @jacindabarrett because without her there is no way any of this would have happened. #wedidit #SandL #proofisinthepudding #love #nextchapterstartsrightnow

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Elsewhere, Sarah Rafferty, who plays chief operating officer Donna Paulsen, posted a photograph of herself alongside Rick Hoffman aka Louis Litt. “And that’s a series wrap on my brother @rickehoffman,” she wrote. “No words for this one.”

But Suits fans fear not. Gina Torres, who played high-powered lawyer Jessica Pearson for the first seven seasons of the show, now stars in her own Suits spin-off, Pearson. Torres also paid her own tribute to the show, posting a photograph with herself alongside her former castmates including the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, who played sassy paralegal turned lawyer Rachel Zane until 2018.

It was rumoured earlier this year that US TV chiefs were looking to revive Markle’s role as part of a two-minute cameo during the final season. In return, the Duchess would reportedly receive a multi-million-pound donation to a charity of her choice. Alas, it wasn’t meant to be.

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25 Comments

Anonymous

Damn. Haven’t watched it coz the series went bad after S05. Wish them all the best. Thanks for the inspiration!

Londoner

About time. It all went downhill around season 5 anyways. Unrealistic and a bit silly show, but the first few seasons were really enjoyable.

Anonymous

Yup it’s genuinely comical how bad it’s become. First three seasons were fantastic.

Anonymous

5th with Mike’s trial was pretty awesome, too… so just the latter half.

Meghan

I enjoyed my time on there.

Megz

I wrote this from my private jet 🙂

Meg

And I’m here with 3 Kirkland partners btw

Anonymous

I always thought Suits was just a rip-off of Alan Blacker’s life, tbh.

Anonymous

Whose trial is on 21st October

Anonyman

Daft show watched by daft people.

Even dafter

You must have watched it to comment daft!

Anonymous

Mainstream Media: Yesterday, the Court of Session heard submissions on whether the PM’s proposed prorogation of Parliament is lawful. Today, Lord Doherty will deliver his ruling.

*Tommy gesticulates to people nearby to hold his beer and gather round because he has an even more important announcement*… *tension builds*… *Tommy clears his throat and says*…

“Actors who play roles in a law-related TV show have said something on social media.”

This is just embarrassing. Bring back Katie King (and Salmon Fishing Act, Not Amused, Chancery Pupil, Bumblebee Just Anonymous etc.)

Just Anonymous

Oh I’m still here. I’ve simply upgraded my practice from ‘atrocious’ to merely ‘abysmal’, meaning that my Legal Cheek fun time has become ever so slightly more limited…

DLA trainee

My life feels like suits – I love being in a us law firm, love the city – this is life.

BCLP associate

I know right, top US bigfirm, megalife, awesome

Womble Bond Dickinson Trainee

F yeah. US firms are the way to go.

Yeah right!

Y

Anonymous

I am sitting my a pool getting my tan on. Get that.

Anonymous

Does this mean that trainees will stop answering the “lawyers you admire” application section with “Harvey Spector”

Anonymous

Suits – responsible for large numbers of law student applications by showing a representation of law firms so far removed from reality.

Anonymous

It’s an exaggeration that doesn’t show the majority of the grunt work. But I think it’s the most authentic portrayal I’ve seen.

Anonymous

Is it? The case is either something weirdly relevant to the main characters problems that helps them see the light in their personal lives, or a situation where there is no possible way out (until, of course, one of them realises something that none of the other apparently absurdly clever lawyers thought to think of in the first place). Oh, and this solution is almost always a silver bullet that magically solves all the problems.

Still enjoyable I guess.. well, 1-3 were..

Anonymous

Suits was shit.

Anonymous

Enjoyed the series

Carmen

Loved the series, Jessica’s choice of wardrobe, Harvey’s character and the politics behind every move the lawyers had to make. A show mostly for girls, but catchy.

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