TITLE

Oh, shoot, that's not what she said

PUB. DATE
February 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/22/93, Vol. 114 Issue 7, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the London detective portrayed this month on the Public Broadcasting Service's (PBS) `Prime Suspect 2' is a tamer Jane Tennison than the salty cop British viewers saw in the same miniseries in December. The program's British producer was forced to exclude from its US version coarse words related to sex, race and bodily functions. The American version; Violence is far less common on British television; More.
ACCESSION #
9302170852

 

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