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Life on Mars (UK)

After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler wakes up to find himself in 1973, a world ruled by local gangsters and football yobs. A world where there's still black and white television sets, and where sexism against women is still socially acceptable. Sam quickly realises that something is wrong, and is determined to get home, but things are never that easy.

Life on Mars (UK) - 02x08 Untitled Screenshot
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02x08 Untitled Aired: Apr. 10, 2007

- Sam questions the ethics used by the rest of the team. He talks to Morgan and what he learns turns his whole life upside down. It …

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Life on Mars is Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 16 episodes air between 2006 and 2007.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Jan. 09, 2006
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
60 min.
Aired:
2006 - 2007
To-Date:
2 Seasons
16 Episodes
Network
BBC One TV Network
Genre

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • In an interview on BBC's Breakfast News (25 June 2006) John Simm stated that he played Sam Tyler like a fish out of water, because he thought the concept of the show 'was such a ridiculous…
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    In an interview on BBC's Breakfast News (25 June 2006) John Simm stated that he played Sam Tyler like a fish out of water, because he thought the concept of the show 'was such a ridiculous idea'.
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  • Matthew Graham and Ashley Pharoah, the writers of Life on Mars, took the original script to the BBC who initially rejected it. Then it nearly got made by Channel Four. By the time the BBC…
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    Matthew Graham and Ashley Pharoah, the writers of Life on Mars, took the original script to the BBC who initially rejected it. Then it nearly got made by Channel Four. By the time the BBC made it, the show had taken 8 years to reach the screen.
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  • Following the conclusion of filming the second and final series, the Ford Cortina was auctioned on eBay to raise money for Comic Relief.
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