Life on Mars: Season 2, Episode 6

Episode #2.6 (27 Mar. 2007)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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. Written by Azure_Girl

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Sam questions a woman who identifies herself as Layla Dylan. She later admits that her name is Leslie Roy, saying she named herself after "the music." Her fake first name references the song "Layla" by Derek and the Dominos, and her fake last name references Bob Dylan. See more »

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The series is set in 1973, In the record shop scene a record called "Music Explosion" is on display but this record wasn't released until 1974. See more »

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Over-complicated Plot
12 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The episode has a lot going for it. This is the first time that the inspectors have encountered heroine; this is the first Indian-centered investigation (although everyone loves eating a good "curry"); and the lovely Alex Reid plays a significant role. The plot moves along at a nice clip and there's significant tie-back to Sam's future life.

There is, however, a problem. Why was Sam clubbed and Annie kidnapped? It seems to me that Toolbox and Big Bird's scheme was working perfectly well: the drugs they planted in Maya's storage containers has the cops believing that Maya and his brother Deepak were guilty. There was no need for them to abduct / kill Sam and Annie. And then -- after they do this -- why provide their current location to headquarters? This would only bring more cops to the scene (as it did).

I think it would have played out better if Toolbox and Big Bird had found Maya first and shot him while Sam and Annie watched, and *then* they tied Sam and Annie up. But hey, I don't write these things for a living.


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