Acceptable murder mystery with quite a few red herrings, a bit of romance and a few grisly killings. Michelle Collins is an added bonus and Phil Glenister sows the seeds for Gene Hunt in a more restrained, less sweary way.
"What was I thinking of, hitting him? Nothing. No, I know. I hate him! I hate his guts, I hate everything he stands for with his PACE and his plus and his statements of purpose and his smiling at the punters and his have a nice day! I mean when was the last time he ever nicked anybody, eh? A real villain! When was the last time he ever put himself on the line?"