Life on Mars

Life on Mars (2006)

Is he mad, in a coma… or has Detective Sam Tyler really travelled back in time?

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Creator: Ashley Pharoah, Matthew Graham, Tony Jordan
  • First Air Date: 2006-01-09
  • Last Air Date: 2007-04-10
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 16
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 60 min.
  • Production Company: BBC
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: BBC One
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From 251 Ratings


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.

  • Keywords: 1970s, time travel, northern england, police, police detective, manchester
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    Life on Mars Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date:
    16 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2006-01-09
    8 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 2007-02-13
    8 Episodes

    Life on Mars Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Episode 160 min
    Season 1Episode 2Episode 260 min
    Season 1Episode 3Episode 360 min
    Season 1Episode 4Episode 460 min
    Season 1Episode 5Episode 560 min
    Season 1Episode 6Episode 660 min
    Season 1Episode 7Episode 760 min
    Season 1Episode 8Episode 860 min
    Season 2Episode 1Episode 160 min
    Season 2Episode 2Episode 260 min
    Season 2Episode 3Episode 360 min
    Season 2Episode 4Episode 460 min
    Season 2Episode 5Episode 560 min
    Season 2Episode 6Episode 660 min
    Season 2Episode 7Episode 760 min
    Season 2Episode 8Episode 860 min
    • John Simm

      as Sam Tyler
    • Philip Glenister

      as Gene Hunt
    • Liz White

      as Annie Cartwright
    • Dean Andrews

      as Ray Carling
    • Marshall Lancaster

      as Chris Skelton
    • Noreen Kershaw

      as Phyllis Dobbs
    Production Marcus Wilson Producer
    Production Matthew Graham Executive Producer
    Production Cameron Roach Producer
    Production Jane Featherstone Executive Producer
    Production Claire Parker Executive Producer