Life on Mars

(2006)

Overview

A detective chief inspector from 2006 is investigating a serial killer when he is knocked over by a speeding car. Waking up, he finds himself mysteriously transported back in time to 1973. Initially struggling to come to terms with his situation, he has to come to terms with the old-fashioned technology and attitude of the day, while figuring out how he came to be trapped in the past.

  1. Ashley Pharoah

    Creator

  2. Matthew Graham

    Creator

  3. Tony Jordan

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. John Simm

    John Simm

    Sam Tyler

    16 Episodes

  2. Philip Glenister

    Philip Glenister

    16 Episodes

  3. Liz White

    Liz White

    16 Episodes

  4. Dean Andrews

    Dean Andrews

    16 Episodes

  5. Marshall Lancaster

    Marshall Lancaster

    16 Episodes

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Last Season

Life on Mars

Season 2

2007 | 8 Episodes

Sam learns that an operation is to be conducted on him in 2006 to try and revive him from his coma. However, he believes that to return to the twenty-first century, he has to betray his colleagues in 1973 — but can he regard them as imaginary, or are they real - at least for him?

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Status Ended

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Certification

  • 15

    Meaning

    No-one under 15 is allowed to see a 15 film at the cinema or buy/rent a 15 rated video. 15 rated works are not suitable for children under 15 years of age.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m

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