It was the stuff dreams are made of, literally. If you are an avid follower of USA Network's legal drama Suits, you would have been pleasantly surprised on seeing Donna in Harvey Spectre's bed with Travis Tanner in the latest episode. But of course, it was only Harvey dreaming it all.
Episode five Toe to Toe, of season five centers around Harvey (Gabriel Macht) and his therapist (Christina Cole) analyzing the events that led up to the scene.
Sarah Rafferty, who plays Donna, talked to Yahoo TV about the sequence beginning how they broke the news to her. "Our producing director, Anton (Cropper), came over and said, 'Has Bray called you?' Bray being Kevin Bray, who was directing (Toe to Toe) and who we’re all very close to because he directed our pilot and was our producing director for the first couple of seasons. I was like, 'No. Why?' Anton was trying to stay very, very professional. 'So in the next episode, you’re going to be naked in Harvey’s bed.' I was like, 'Wait, what?' The first thing that came out of my mouth was, 'Can I have a spray tan?'," she said.
On being asked about the filming part, she said "I was just wearing a pair of boxers underneath that sheet, I couldn’t keep getting up and chatting and stuff like that. So I was a little bit like the Queen of Siam, just shouting at people like, 'Gabriel, can you come over here and talk to me?' There was a funny moment when he kept standing at the exact worse position for me. I was like, 'If you keep standing over there, I’m gonna have to roll over and someone’s gonna see a heck of a lot of side b**b. So can you please come over and stand over here?'"
"People frequently ask me, 'Does Donna want to be with Harvey?' And I say, 'Donna tells herself that she doesn’t want to be with Harvey, but I think her subconscious may be operating on a different wavelength than her conscious.' So this is an interesting little peek into Harvey’s subconscious, and we’ll see him deal with this dream throughout the episode and kind of reconcile with what it was actually about," she said on being asked about what the scene actually meant.