《伟大的盖茨比》描写了被20多岁青年人视为人生全部的爱情、对未来的迷茫、对好友背叛友谊的绝望等青春期成长痛，给观众展示了最时尚、最具感觉的画面（网易网 评） 。《伟大的盖茨比》改编自同名漫画，以原著的内容为基础，增加了很多人物间的故事，用影像来表现了原著里的富有哲理性的言论。 因此如果读过原著的观众们会从漫画书和电视剧中能挖掘出它们的共同点和差异，增添不少的观看乐趣 。《伟大的盖茨比》是有线电视台的作品，因此在选材和尺度上少了一层束缚，制作方试图跳脱原著带给观众与众不同的真挚、感动和笑声，发生在三男两女之间的爱情故事也令人感动。由该剧男主角MC梦演唱的主题曲也受到观众的欢迎（新浪网 评） 。
It was taken from The Great Gatsby and was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. “I”is Nick. The novel is written in the first person by Nick.Here is the main plot of this novel:The novel is written in the first person by Nick, a young Midwesterner who comes east to New York to enter the bond business. On Long Island he becomes involved in the lives of his neighbors, Jay Gatsby, his cousin Daisy and her husband Tom. Five years ago, Gatsby fell helplessly in love with Daisy whom he had met when he was a young officer in World War I. However, Daisy married with Tom for his wealth. Since then, Gatsby decides to win his wealth and his love in whatever ways—including bootlegging and other criminal activities. While making up his fame with his wealth, he gets Daisy’s heart back.. In a car accident, Daisy kills Tom’s mistress. In order to protect Daisy, Gatsby is murdered by the victim’s husband. It is Tom who betrays Gatsby, for he is jealous about Gatsby’s love toward his wife Daisy. After Gatsby’s death, he is forgotten by his so-called friends. On Gatsby’s funeral, only three people attended the narrator Nick realizes the real life of the east, and returns to the Midwest where there are many familiar friends and relatives.