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      Season 2 – Prime Suspect

      1992 Crime Drama Mystery & Thriller List
      Reviews 50% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score After a colleague suffers a near-fatal heart attack, Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison takes over an investigation into the murder of Delia Mornay, a young prostitute. The case is challenging enough in its own right, since Jane quickly determines that there is very little tangible evidence against the main suspect, an ex-convict. Worse, however, she suspects there is a cover-up going on in her department, where her male team of investigators isn't making a secret of their displeasure to be working for a woman. After a second body is discovered, what started as a single murder inquiry turns into an investigation stretching back over 10 years, forcing Jane to devote every waking hour to the case and taking a toll on her home life with her recently divorced live-in lover, Peter Rawlins. Read More Read Less

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Dec 15, 1992 Operation Nadine After a corpse is discovered in an Afro-Caribbean neighbourhood, DCI Tennison heads a sensitive enquiry. Details Episode 2 Aired Dec 16, 1992 Operation Nadine Tennison's case becomes complicated by the police department's concern about its relationship with the community. Details Next
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      Previous Ken Tucker Entertainment Weekly Despite the fact that Prime Suspect II isn't as strong as the original, it's still comparable with the best cop shows on American TV. B+ Apr 12, 2019 Full Review Tony Scott Variety Director John Strickland builds personalities and situations into stark, sure-handed drama. Feb 2, 2018 Full Review David Hiltbrand People Magazine The crime at the heart of the matter isn't quite as intriguing as the one Mirren faced first time around. But the actress is again superb as a woman tenaciously pursuing a demanding job. B+ Apr 12, 2019 Full Review Next
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      Previous Audience Member The best of the procedural detective shows. This series sets the bar very high, Helen Mirren lives the role. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      John Strickland
      Screenwriter
      Allan Cubitt
      Network
      ITV
      Rating
      TV-G
      Genre
      Crime, Drama, Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date
      Dec 15, 1992
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