"I had your painting on my wall for the longest time and I just realized... how much I missed it."
Harvey Specter to his mother Lily

The Painting is the twelfth episode of the sixth season of Suits, and the 88th overall. It first aired on February 1, 2017.


Harvey tries to repair a broken relationship - leaving Louis, Donna and Rachel to manage PSL in his absence. Meanwhile, Mike gets a helping hand from an unexpected place.


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Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

  • Peter Cambor as Nathan
  • Brynn Thayer as Lily Specter
  • Athena Karkanis as Marissa
  • Jordan Johnson-Hinds as Oliver Grady
  • Rod WIlson as Bobby
  • Marla McLean as Sofia Price
  • Paula Boudreau as Linda Johnson
  • Larry Mannell as Judge

Major/Highlighted Events

  • Flashbacks show Harvey 7 years before around the time of his father's funeral. Harvey approached his mother back then but turned down her advances due to seeing Bobby, the man who ruined his family, with her.
  • Mike receives a job from Nathan. He is given the job title of being the senior person in charge of them all. Mike tries to help one of the attorneys and she isn't too thrilled with Mike. Mike learns that his new co-workers think he couldn't hack it at Pearson Specter Litt and that was why he was there.
  • Harvey visits his brother Marcus and his family along with his mother. The visit which started out well, turns when Lily tells him that she forgave him for his acts as well. He ends up storming out of dinner with his mother before it even began. Bobby ends up revealing to Harvey that he and Lily were now married.
  • Mike reveals to the clinic his story by giving them the articles on what happened.
  • Harvey approaches his mother again to apologize for what happened between them. He gets a copy of the painting he originally had in his office before returning to New York.

Cultural References

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