A present-day car accident mysteriously sends a detective back to the 1970s. An American remake of the BBC series.
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 Detective Sam Tyler (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Detective Ray Carling (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Annie Norris (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Detective Chris Skelton (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Lieutenant Gene Hunt (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Sizable Ted (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Detective (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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Sam Tyler is a police detective in 2008 when he gets struck by a car and is knocked unconscious. When he comes to and finds himself in 1973 he goes to his precinct and is mistaken for a transfer from another precinct. He finds himself trying to do things a little differently from what he is used to. And he tries to figure out why he is in 1973. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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The original BBC series took its name from the David Bowie song, "Life on Mars". See more »

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Green and white street signs can frequently be seen. These colors were not introduced in NYC until the mid-1980s. See more »

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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.5 (2008) See more »

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Love This Show!!! It's 1973 All Over Again!!!
25 October 2008 | by (Portland, Oregon) – See all my reviews

I never saw the original, but personally I love this show. Jason O'Mara does a wonderful job and is really believable. Watching the first show was such a blast from the past, it absolutely took me back to 1973 when I was in high school.

While I respect everyone else's opinions, I don't see why this is receiving such negativity. I have the first 3 recorded and watched, and am now enjoying watching the first one again. I hope this show sticks around.

And Harvey Kaitel? Wow, he's a fabulous actor, so believable as the tough guy boss. It's also so great to see Michael Imperioli in a series again, I loved him on Sopranos. Gotta say, I love the look he's got. He's hotter than ever!


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