In the first Prime Suspect episode, Helen Mirren’s Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison challenges the male-dominated world of a London homicide squad as she investigates a murder case, highlighting the contrast between her methodical approach and the traditional camaraderie of her male colleagues.

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The first Prime Suspect introduces Helen Mirren’s detective chief inspector Jane Tennison, the only female DCI on an old boy’s club London homicide squad. She is like a phantom lurking around the edges of the action while the men rush through their latest murder case, joshing and winking with the kind of male camaraderie the cop genre has celebrated for decades. ( 1 DVD )