There’s something captivating about a good legal drama. Not only does the spectator get a glimpse into the inner workings of the law, but we also get to know people who are fighting for justice, often against all odds. Netflix’s newest smash, The Lincoln Lawyer, was a huge success earlier this year. The show started streaming in May, and since then, there hasn’t been another good legal show on Netlifx. But all that changes with Partner Track.
Partner Track is a new legal drama-comedy on Netflix that will not only satisfy The Lincoln Lawyer fans but might even beat its predecessor. Here are 5 main reasons Partner Track is even better than The Lincoln Lawyer.
5 reasons that make Partner Track better than The Lincoln Lawyer
The plot is a perfect blend of comedy and drama
The Lincoln Lawyer is about a lawyer striving for justice against every hurdle placed in his path. The show celebrates Los Angeles and revolves around a murder mystery. Though there is no mystery in the new Netflix series Partner Track, there is plenty of drama.
There’s also a lot of comedy, so this is more of a dram-com. The drama takes place in New York City, amid a skyscraper-filled backdrop, in the prestigious yet old-school legal firm, Parsons Valentine. The plot sees our lead, Ingrid Yun (Arden Cho), trying to make partner at an elite law while handling her personal life. It perfectly combines personal and professional relationships, making the show easy to watch.
The show is layered with major themes such as representation
In Partner Track, Ingrid has a lot riding on her career success. She is a first-generation Korean American and the family’s first lawyer, and she feels pressure from her parents. She also works in an infamous boys’ club of a legal firm.
Ingrid and her buddies encourage one another while facing several work challenges. Will they break past the glass ceiling and become partners in the firm, or will they reconsider what success entails?
The fashion in the show is as illustrious as the drama
Amid the professional turmoil, everybody tackles the numerous hurdles of falling in love and integrating a romance into their hectic and well-scheduled life. There’s also the wonderful fashion in this series, making it entertaining to watch.
Ingrid is surrounded by a vibrant array of individuals, including work colleague and love interest Jeff Murphy (Dominic Sherwood) and Nick Laren (Rob Heaps), who also falls in love with her, complicating her life even further.
Well-written and interesting characters
Great compelling characters are something that Partner Track shares with The Lincoln Lawyer. However, where characters in the latter were much more serious, they make up for a fun and light-hearted watch in Partner Track. The roster of characters includes tough-as-nails employer Marty Adler (Matthew Rauch) and coworkers Dan Fallon (Nolan Gerard Funk) and Justin Coleman are also there (Roby Attal).
But at the heart of her professional world are her two best friends, Rachel Friedman (Alexandra Turshen) and Tyler Robinson (Bradley Gibson), both of whom are aspiring partners. Each realizes that finding out what you’re destined to accomplish in life isn’t always easy, even if you believe you’ve got it all figured out.
Partner Track has an incredible team behind the scenes
The sitcom was created by Georgia Lee, who also works as a co-showrunner and executive producer alongside Sarah Goldfinger. Executive producers include Kim Shumway, Kristen Campo, Tony Hernandez (for JAX Media), and Julie Anne Robinson. Two episodes each are directed by Robinson, Kevin Berlanti, Tanya Wexler, Lily Mariye, and Adam Brooks.
The show will be premiering on August 26th only on Netflix. Let us know if you guys will watch the show or not.