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"Life on Mars" (2006) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1 | 2
Year: 2006 | 2007

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 1: Episode #1.1

9 January 2006
A DCI from 2006 wakes from a car crash in 1973 and must figure out how he got there in order to get back and save his girlfriend.

John Simm ... Sam Tyler

Philip Glenister ... Gene Hunt

Liz White ... Annie Cartwright

Dean Andrews ... Ray Carling

Marshall Lancaster ... Chris Skelton
Tony Marshall ... Nelson

Archie Panjabi ... Maya Roy

Sam Hazeldine ... Colin Raimes
Henry Cox ... Young Lad
Caroline Harding ... Raimes' Lawyer
Parvez Qadir ... Raimes' Psychiatrist
Orla Cottingham ... Raimes' Social Worker
Tom Charnock ... Police Officer

Christopher Harper ... Neil
Richard Sinnott ... TV Presenter
Jane Riley ... Dora Keens
Andrew Abrahams ... Sid (as Andy Abrahams)
Mags Gannon ... Mrs. Raimes
Rae Kelly Hill ... June (as Rae Kelly)
Noreen Kershaw ... Phyllis Dobbs (scenes deleted)
Allan Gentleman ... Policeman (uncredited)
Timothy Platt ... Leonard (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Episode #1.2

16 January 2006
Sam and Gene are at loggerheads when tragedy results from Sam's ethics.

Season 1, Episode 3: Episode #1.3

23 January 2006
A murder at a factory brings some nostalgia to Sam -- it's where is flat is in the future, and he and Hunt each have a tenner on which is best: Hunt's instincts or Tyler's forensics.

Season 1, Episode 4: Episode #1.4

30 January 2006
After discovering most of the police force is on the take, Sam must decide how to handle it and figure a way to get DCI Hunt on board. The fact the mob boss is responsible for terrorizing his mother only firms his resolve.

Season 1, Episode 5: Episode #1.5

6 February 2006
The death of a Manchester United fan may send the city into a riot when a City fan is suspected, so Sam, Gene and Annie go undercover at a pub to get clues as to the murderer.

Season 1, Episode 6: Episode #1.6

13 February 2006
A hostage situation becomes increasingly more nerve-wracking for Sam when he discovers the hostage taker's deadline coincides with the time that his life support machine is due to be turned off in 2006. Meanwhile Annie gets sent into the room with the hostage taker, dressed as a nurse, in an attempt to gain information about the situation.

Season 1, Episode 7: Episode #1.7

20 February 2006
Sam believes exposing a dirty cop will make his tests in 2006 show a response, but will the sacrifice of the unit be worth it?

Season 1, Episode 8: Episode #1.8

27 February 2006
Sam's encounter with his father brings back memories and challenges his belief of his purpose for being in 1973.

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 1: Episode #2.1

13 February 2007
Sam is experiencing visions and pains that suggest that his life is in danger in 2006. At the same time, he runs into the younger version Tony Crane, a twenty-first century killer who Sam helped to convict. Sam comes to believe that Crane has escaped justice in 2006 and has come to wreak revenge on his comatose nemesis by torturing death.

Season 2, Episode 2: Episode #2.2

13 February 2007
Sam receives messages from 2006 saying that his mentor, Glen Fletcher (Ray Emmet Brown) has died. He's shocked to meet a younger version of Fletcher in 1973, especially when he finds that his mentor has not yet grown into the man who he looked up to. Meanwhile, a prisoner's escape triggers Sam's suspicions about crooked dealings within the CID.

Season 2, Episode 3: Episode #2.3

20 February 2007
Manchester is beset with bomb threats that Gene readily pins on the IRA, but Sam's knowledge of history makes him doubt Gene's assertion. However, messages from 2006 and a grave mistake in 1973 are giving Sam reason to question his own judgment.

Season 2, Episode 4: Episode #2.4

13 March 2007
Sam and Annie investigate a world of suburban swingers' parties to investigate a murder.

Season 2, Episode 5: Episode #2.5

20 March 2007
A very ill Sam Tyler has reason to believe that he's been given an overdose of medication in 2006. While struggling with this, he's called into CID to assist with a troubling kidnapping case. With Sam not quite himself, it's up to the rest of the team to solve the case and save the lives of a mother and daughter.

Season 2, Episode 6: Episode #2.6

27 March 2007
Sam hears the voice of his girlfriend Maya (Archie Panjabi) from 2006, asking him to let her go. At the same time, an investigation of the burgeoning Manchester heroin trade leads him to meet an unexpected acquaintance from his twenty first century life.

Season 2, Episode 7: Episode #2.7

3 April 2007
DCI Gene Hunt finds himself on trial for murder and soon all of CID are after him. But DI Sam Tyler believes otherwise. He goes to find his innocence. Even if that means making Gene dress as a road safety squirrel.

Season 2, Episode 8: Episode #2.8

10 April 2007
The CID investigates the murder of a miner, and determine that a cop killer is behind it.

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