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Series 1

Life on Mars Series 1

Jan 09, 2006 1h 0m GB
168 votes
  • Crime
  • Drama
  • Mystery
  • Sci-Fi & Fantasy

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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.

Title Life on Mars
First Air Date Jan 09, 2006
Last Air Date Apr 10, 2007
Episodes 16
Seasons 2
Companies BBC
Keywords northern england, police, 1970s, time travel, police detective, manchester
John Simm

John Simm

Sam Tyler
Liz White

Liz White

Annie Cartwright
Dean Andrews

Dean Andrews

Ray Carling
Noreen Kershaw

Noreen Kershaw

Phyllis Dobbs