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The Real Adventures of the Unreal Sam Tyler 

As Sam continues to figure out why he is stuck in 1973, he continues to clash with colleagues and superiors over police procedure as they pursue a robbery suspect.

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Sam is in 1973. Period. 2008 only exists as flashes of Sam's memory, assisted by a mysterious robot. A suspect in a series of deadly armed robberies of check cashing stores, Trent, is picked up but let loose for lack of evidence. Trent then attempts another robbery, gets killed by Hunt, but not before Trent shoots June the precinct secretary, at the scene. When a witness states that Trent was escorted by uniformed police going into the store being robbed, it becomes a corruption issue. It turns out June was connected to Trent, and this is how the case gets solved. Written by Dave Goldhirsch

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Crime | Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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16 October 2008 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?

Goofs

"Grease" tickets held by Annie in 1973 are of the 21st century computerized kind, not the preprinted kind used in 1973. However, any anachronisms could simply be due to the fact that Sam may be merely imagining 1973 while comatose. See more »

Quotes

Detective Sam Tyler: That's an unusual ashtray.
Mrs. Salvaggio: My granddaughter Sofia made it for me. She loves to come over and see all the butts in there. She says, "Nana uses it."
Detective Sam Tyler: Beautiful story. Should write a letter to the Surgeon General.
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All the Way to Memphis
(uncredited)
Written by Ian Hunter
Performed by Mott the Hoople
Courtesy of Sony
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