Life on Mars (2008 - 2009)


Life on Mars

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Series Info

A New York City detective is hit by a car in 2008 and wakes up in 1973. There he must adjust to his new life and work for a politically incorrect boss, all the while trying to figure out how to get home to 2008. Loosely based on the British series of the same name.

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Seasons

72%
Critics Consensus: While its script might not live up to the quality of its British predecessor, the American version of Life on Mars does feature some fine acting, subtle satire, and real chemistry between Sam and Lt. Hunt.

2008, ABC, 17 episodes

Cast

Jason O'Mara
as Sam Tyler
Harvey Keitel
as Gene Hunt
Lisa Bonet
as Maya Daniels
Michael Imperioli
as Ray Carling
Gretchen Mol
as Annie Norris
Jonathan Murphy
as Chris Skelton
Christopher Backus
as Rodney Slavin
John Cenatiempo
as Sizable Ted
Maggie Siff
as Maria Belanger
Caleb Wallace
as Young Sammy
Laura Benanti
as Denise Carling
Fred Dalton Thompson
as Chief Harry Woolf
Dean Winters
as Vic Tyler
Kevin Kilner
as Dr Richard Olsen
Mark Linn-Baker
as Lincoln James
Bill Irwin
as Dr. Schwahn
Wallace Shawn
as The Sorcerer
Christian Wallace
as Young Sammy
Alexandra Dadario
as Rocket Girl
Robert Creighton
as Little Patrick
Cheyenne Jackson
as Sebastian Grace
Clarke Peters
as Captain Bellow
Emerald Young
as Lullaby Girl
Kerry Bishé
as Eve Flannery
Eric Balfour
as Eddie Carling
Don Puglisi
as Jim Croce
Robert L. Putterman
as Desk Sergeant
Kay Walbye
as Adrienne's Mom
Carleigh Chirico
as Laura Olsen
Kevin Conway
as Donovan Stamp
Chris Bowers
as Tony Crane
Whoopi Goldberg
as Brother Lovebutter
Brendan Sexton III
as Danny Krasner
Robert Klein
as Elliot Casso
Joseph McKenna
as Disfigured Man
Peter Appel
as Demetri Pantos
Sylvia Miles
as Mrs. Salvaggio
Edi Gathegi
as Fletcher Bellow
Mark Deklin
as Ronald Harris
Peter Greene
as Jimmy McManus
John D'Leo
as Robbie Reeves
Anne Marie Nest
as Reporter number one
Corey Stoll
as Russell/Detective Ventura
Peter Gerety
as Agent Frank Morgan
Michael Aronov
as Yuri Demidov
Michael Bertolini
as Colin Raimes
Jesse Perez
as Angel Ramirez
Lenny Venito
as Nick Profaci
Armand Schultz
as Councilman Prince
Susan Misner
as Carol Ann Reeves
Anselm Richardson
as Sergeant Hoyte
Lee Tergesen
as Lee Crocker
Tom Hammond
as Reporter number two
Bruce Kirkpatrick
as Freddy Gerald
Manoel Felciano
as Bradley Thomas
Olek Krupa
as Vasilli Lukin
Quisha Saunders
as Misty/Elena
Joel Marsh Garland
as Seven Fifty
John Wernke
as Orderly
Scott Adsit
as Dr. Clifford Corsett
Timothy Adams
as John Philip Fisher
Arnie Burton
as Lawrence Jones
Annie Meisels
as The Bride
Patrick Noonan
as Dax Benson
Duke Valenti
as Grizzly
Bridget Berger
as Biker Chick
Grant Aleksander
as Soap Opera Doctor
René Ifrah
as The Groom
Geoffrey Cantor
as Ed Redlich
Chris Bauer
as Father Tim
Antonia Rey
as Latina Woman
Ken Marks
as Scientist
Michael Cullen
as Fire Chief Gibney
Daniel Yelsky
as Lexi Voronin
Rob Falcone
as Policeman
Elizabeth Hubbard
as Sam's Soap Opera Mother
Christopher Backus
as Rodney Slaven
Yelana Shmulenson
as Lexi's Mother
Eric Chan
as Chinese Delivery Man
Jaron Farnham
as Crew Cut
Mike Russo
as Police Officer #1
Michael J. Burg
as Truman Capote
Alicia Minshew
as Soap Opera Nurse
Libby George
as Old Lady
Guy Paul
as Willis Ashton
Austin Basis
as Willy Kramer
Robert Clohessy
as Frank Wyatt
Chad Hessler
as Crew Cut's friend
Jessica Maksimov
as Yuri's Daughter
Marla Sucharetza
as Mrs. Collins
Billy Devlin
as Bomb Squad Guy
John O'Creagh
as Drunk Petey
Del Pentecost
as Carl Stefanski
Matthew Backer
as Hippie guy
Jeff Wiens
as Ruben Penzler
Kevin Henderson
as Uniformed New Jersey Cop
Carrie Getman
as Dora Keene
Laura Esterman
as Sue Moyer
Brian McCormack
as Unit Commander
Joe Toronto
as Officer Priore
Nimo Gandhi
as The Maharishi
Michael H. Bush
as Paramedic
Patrick Salerno
as 10-year-old Sammy
Shirley Rumierk
as Marta Ramirez
Malachy McCourt
as The Wizard
Ramsey Faragallah
as Raimes' Lawyer
Marc Scrivo
as Hippie #1
Greg Butler
as Pipe Bomber/Perp #1
Harry Raab Alderson
as 16-year-old Sammy
Richard Kain
as Officer Kane
Royce Johnson
as Man in uniform #1
Tom Hatton
as Hippie #2
Aru Banks
as Boy 2
Robert Salerno
as Young Lawrence
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Series Details

TV Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Oct 9, 2008
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, David E. Kelley, Jane Featherstone, Stephen Garrett, Josh Applebaum
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