Life on Mars (TV series)
British television series
Life on Mars is an award winning British science fiction and police drama television series. It was first broadcast on BBC One between January 2006 and April 2007.
|Life on Mars|
|Created by||Matthew Graham|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of episodes||16 (list of episodes)|
|Producer(s)||Kudos Film & Television|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Original network||BBC One|
|Picture format||PAL (576i)|
|Original release||9 January 2006 –|
10 April 2007
|Followed by||Ashes to Ashes|
The programme tells the story of DCI Sam Tyler of the Manchester Police (played by John Simm), after being hit by a car in 2006, he is in the year 1973. There, he works for Manchester Police CID as a DI under DCI Gene Hunt (played by Philip Glenister). Over the course of the series, Tyler faces various problems, most frequently regarding the differences between his modern approach to policing and the more old-fashioned way of his colleagues. It is unclear whether he is insane, in a coma, or if he really has travelled back in time.
- Life on Mars on IMDb