Life on Mars (UK) (2006 - 2007)

Life on Mars (UK)


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A modern police detective wakes from a coma to find himself working as a cop in 1973, and must readjust to life even as he seeks a way back to his future.

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Critics Consensus: Life on Mars' cleverly written second season maintains the show's perfect balance of wit and grit, as Sam faces new and even more perplexing obstacles back in time.

2007, BBC One, 8 episodes

Critics Consensus: With its 1970s setting, intriguing police premise, and requisite British wit, the first season of Life on Mars manages to feel realistically retro without seeming outdated.

2006, BBC One, 8 episodes


John Simm
as Sam Tyler
Philip Glenister
as Gene Hunt
Liz White
as Annie Cartwright
Marshall Lancaster
as Chris Skelton
Dean Andrews
as Ray Carling
Noreen Kershaw
as Phyllis Newton
Emmet Brown
as Glenn Fletcher
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Series Details

TV Network: BBC One
Premiere Date: Jul 24, 2006
Genre: Drama
Executive Producer: Jane Featherstone
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