How to Get Away with Murder's Michaela Pratt (Aja Naomi King) has the poise and stamina of a true winner. It is clear that she wants to be successful (and impress Professor Annalise Keating ) more than anyone. We love watching her do whatever it takes to get what she wants! Check out some of her top moments from Season 1.
5) “I Love Me.”
Aiden’s mother (who is also Michaela’s ex-future mother-in-law) practically begs Michaela to get back together with Aiden. But Michaela is done hiding her true self just so she can join what looks like a picture perfect family. She is proud of the kind of person she’s become, and for now, that is enough!
Michaela Loves Herself|Michaela has a surprising dinner with Aiden's mom.|Michaela, who is no longer engaged to Aiden, has a surprising dinner with his mother. She assumes her would-be mother-in-law wants the ring back, but it turns out she wants Michaela back in Aiden’s life. That’s not going to happen. Aiden doesn’t love Michaela, but that's okay, because Michaela loves Michaela. Watch this scene from the Season 1 Finale of How to Get Away with Murder, Episode 15: It's All My Fault.
4) Michaela Impresses Annalise
Michaela has had her heart set on winning ever since week one. Trying her best to grab the highly sought after attention of Annalise, Michaela uses her smarts to find interesting evidence on the case that saves the day.
3) The Wedding Planner
When Michaela hears rumors about Aiden’s “experimental” past, she’s concerned. Just like she works hard for anything, Michaela has put her heart and soul into making this wedding perfect. She will not be lied to.
Flash Forward: Michaela's Missing Ring|Plus, she confronts her fiance about Connor.|Michaela confronts her fiance after she discovers he and Connor were involved in the past. Meanwhile, in a flash forward, Michaela realizes that she lost her engagement ring while they were working to dispose of the body. Watch this scene from How to Get Away with Murder Season 1 Episode 3: Smile, Or Go to Jail.
2) Michaela Steals the Trophy
While Asher is preoccupied with getting pumped up for the bonfire and planning to spend time with friends, Michaela is focused on one thing: the Keating Trophy. In this scene, she takes complete advantage of Asher’s party invitation to steal the trophy and grab that number one spot.
Asher Dances in the Mirror|This guy's got some moves!|Asher shows off a few dance moves in the apartment before his pre-bonfire party. Then Michaela shows up. But is she really here to hang with Asher? Watch this scene from How to Get Away with Murder Season 1, Episode 8: He Has A Wife.
1) The Slap
When Aiden’s mother tries to get Michaela to sign a pre-nup, Michaela is not amused. She’s even angrier when Aiden’s mother says some mean things about her upbringing. Michaela goes in for the slap that Aiden’s mother deserves.
Michaela vs. Her Future Mother-in-Law|Michaela and Aiden's mom face off.|Michaela joins her future mother-in-law for an impromptu dinner. The subject of the prenuptial agreement is the main topic of conversation. It doesn't go well -- at all. Watch this scene from How to Get Away with Murder Season 1 Episode 8: He Has A Wife.
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The Winter Finale Shocker!|Watch this jaw-dropping moment from the night Sam was killed.|A clearly upset Annalise tells the Keating Five that her husband is missing and to prepare for questions from the police. He was having an affair with Lila. She wants them to be completely honest. Wes assures her they will. Cut to the night before. We see Wes go back for the trophy... but he's not alone. Annalise is there! She knows Sam is dead. Watch this shocking moment from How to Get Away with Murder Season 1 Episode 9: Kill Me, Kill Me, Kill Me. #WhoKilledSam