Alynda Wheat
September 14, 2007 AT 04:00 AM EDT

We have fawned over Prime Suspect, including The Final Act, Helen Mirren’s last go as top cop Jane Tennison. How nice that the making-of feature in this two-disc set has nearly as much meat as the show, reminding us of the series’ roster of talent (guest stars Ralph Fiennes and Zoé Wanamaker show up in scenes from earlier Suspect editions) and introducing the real Tennison, Jackie Malton. A FITTING FINALE? Depends. The good detective’s masochistic denouement is either a natural progression or a sad end for a gutsy broad. A

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