Life on Mars (2006–2007)
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Episode #1.1 

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.

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Tony Marshall ...
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Henry Cox ...
Young Lad
Caroline Harding ...
Raimes' Lawyer
Parvez Qadir ...
Raimes' Psychiatrist
Orla Cottingham ...
Raimes' Social Worker
Tom Charnock ...
Police Officer
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Neil
Richard Sinnott ...
TV Presenter
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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.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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24 July 2006 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Philip Glenister said that he based the character of Gene Hunt on the soccer manager Brian Clough.. See more »

Goofs

When Sam's iPod is playing "Life on Mars" the time shown on the display is inconsistent with the section of the track that can be heard. See more »

Quotes

Gene: They reckon you've got concussion - but personally, I couldn't give a tart's furry cup if half your brains are falling out. Don't *ever* waltz into my kingdom playing king of the jungle.
Sam Tyler: Who the hell are you?
Gene: I'm Gene Hunt. Your DCI. And it's 1973. Nearly dinner time. I'm 'aving hoops.
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Connections

References The Clangers (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

White Room
(uncredited)
Written by Jack Bruce and Pete Brown
Performed by Cream
Produced by Felix Pappalardi
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