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USA Network continues Season 8 of the popular lawyer drama, Suits, starring Gabriel Macht and Katherine Heigl, with Episode 4: Revenue Per Square Foot. Now that Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams) has left the firm, is lawyer Harvey Specter (Macht) ready to get back and take on new court cases?
Just when his day is looking up, Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman) is terrified for his life when he is mugged. He missed his important meeting and returns to the office all bruised up. He begs and orders Gretchen (Aloma Wright) to keep his mugging a secret.
Robert Zane (Wendell Pierce) is furious with Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman) and orders Samantha Wheeler. (Heigl) to clean up his mess. Louis at this point is unable to tell anyone what happened to him. Gretchen convinces Louis to work together with Samantha on the case.
Alex (Dule Hill) has an argument with Harvey about Samantha’s role. There is no way he can win Robert’s favor if he already has his eye on Samantha. To apologize, Harvey (Macht) then asks Alex to join him on his case.
Unfortunately, Alex finds himself pitted against Harvey and Robert. Donna (Sarah Rafferty)reminds him that this is his Kobayashi Maru. This is his no-win situation that he needs to pull off.
Alex does something that wins in his favor, but doesn’t exactly follow the orders of Harvey and Robert. Harvey is impressed but it makes Robert even angry. It shows that Harvey and Robert need to get their act together or they will lose employees.
Just when Louis thinks he’s winning, his mind has a meltdown in court. He suddenly loses the case after hallucinating about the prosecutor having a gun. Louis unleashes his anger and snaps at Samantha after she starts questioning him about what happened.
After meeting with Samantha, Harvey asks Louis if he wants to hangout, At that moment, Louis breaks down and reveals he was mugged. Harvey tells Louis that he is strong enough to move past this traumatic event.
Knowing the truth, Robert reveals to Louis that when he was young, he beat an innocent man and mugged him. Louis is stronger because there is something dark gnawing at his mugger. There is a family at the office.
Standing in front of his house, Samantha tells Louis that she was once mugged. She shares a laugh with Louis as she teaches him how to fight. A friendship may have been born…
Suits continues Wednesdays at 9pm on USA Network.