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Prime Suspect 

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About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.
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Series cast summary:
Maria Bello ...  Detective Jane Timoney 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Brían F. O'Byrne ...  Detective Reg Duffy 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Kirk Acevedo ...  Detective Luisito Calderon 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Peter Gerety ...  Desmond Timoney 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Tim Griffin ...  Detective Augie Blando 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Damon Gupton ...  Detective Evrard Velerio 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Kenny Johnson ...  Matt Webb 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Aidan Quinn ...  Lieutenant Kevin Sweeney 13 episodes, 2011-2012
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About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.

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Cop. An attitude.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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TV-14
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USA

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English

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22 September 2011 (USA) See more »

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Glówny podejrzany See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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The show was originally set in San Francisco, but the setting was changed to New York City, because the producers thought New York was grittier. See more »

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Remake of Prime Suspect (1991) See more »

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Not fair to compare to the original series
22 October 2011 | by pvbklynSee all my reviews

I think the new Prime Suspect is watchable and has some believable aspects. Maria Bello is very good in the role -- except for the hat. (I hate the hat. Way too trendy and cliché.) But comparing this series or disliking it because it wasn't like the Helen Mirren gem does a bit of disservice to the new show and to Maria Bello. Let the new one develop it's own way. As police dramas go this one is not bad.. . I've watched many detective & police dramas: Brit, Canadian, American. Outside of Homicide: Life on the Street (and I won't even mention "The Wire") very few American police dramas have any credibility other than just pure entertainment and distraction or just for looking at pretty people with guns. I've seen four episodes of Prime Suspect so far and though I think Jane's detective counterparts are a bit over the top sexist wise since it is 2011 and I think more respect is given to women these days, that's an area that needs to be developed better. It makes the male cops look really stupid. And homicide cops are anything but. There must be more subtle ways of demonstrating sexism. Use irony instead of sarcasm & meatball comments.


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