Life on Mars: Season 1, Episode 4

Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows? (30 Oct. 2008)

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Sam discovers that his mother in 1973 owes money to a gangster who has a very cozy relationship with the precinct. But Sam is the only person who isn't willing to take the payoffs and look the other way.

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Sam busts a guy for accosting his mother, only to find out he's a loan shark and she's into him for a thousand dollars. When his mother doesn't want to prosecute, she, unknowingly, leads Sam down a road that puts him on the outs with Annie. Written by Moviedude1

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The song Sam dances to with Annie in the bar, right after meeting singer Jim Croce, is T-Rex's "Bang a Gong (Get it On)". In the original UK show's equivalent of this episode, the singer Sam runs into is T-Rex lead singer Marc Bolan, whom he advises to drive safely especially around Minis. See more »

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As Sam and Gene are talking near the East River a Verizon logo sign is seen behind them. The corporation did not start it's roots until 1983. See more »

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References Mary Tyler Moore (1970) See more »

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