'The Firm' premiere: Are you back on board with Mitch McDeere?


NBC debuted its new Thursday night drama Sunday night (Jan. 8) in the continuation of John Grisham's 1991 book and successful 1993 movie, "The Firm." This one stars Josh Lucas as Mitch McDeere and picks up 10 years after the movie left off, with Mitch and his wife Abby coming out of witness protection and trying to go back to normal lives.Except Mitch once again gets sucked into a firm that is not what it seems on the surface. So what did you think of the premiere? Frankly, we found it leaving us with a lot of plot questions, such as - Why would they leave witness protection? Why would they use their real names? How are we supposed to believe McDeere immediately gets sucked back into danger again? With another law firm, to boot.We suppose the suspension of disbelief on that last one is just supposed something we inherently accept when tuning in, much...



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