Life On Mars
Smart, savvy, sharp-suited detective Sam Tyler (John Simm) has his world turned upside down when the hunt for a cold-blooded murderer becomes a desperate rescue mission for his own girlfriend and fellow cop Maya. After a near-fatal car accident, Sam is mysteriously transported back to 1973 - only four years after he was born. Confused by his new and outdated surroundings, Sam impatiently tries to return to the present. But the police force of long ago needs his help, not least in solving a parallel crime. Can Sam overcome their rough and ready ways and maddening lack of forensic technology? Will he be able to get back to the present day and find Maya? Has Sam gone crazy? Is he in a coma? Or has he really travelled back in time?
Life On Mars Previous Broadcasts
KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
Sam feels strange - stranger than usual. Whilst trying to work out the cause of his vivid imaginings, he has to deal with an urgent investigation when a man tries to hang himself in A-division. Sam must shake the demons from his head to help a desperate family.
- KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
The body of a young woman is found in wasteland. The investigation takes the team to suburbia, where a local car dealer is throwing private parties, employing the make-up girls to "help out" when the wife-swapping begins...
- KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
When a bomb warning is reported, A-Division go on red alert. The IRA have begun their mainland bombing campaign - now the terror has arrived. Or has it?
- KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
With his mentor presiding over an armed robbery investigation, DCI Gene Hunt is keen to show off his team. And with his own (future) mentor working with the team as a lowly DC, Sam too tries to be at his best.
- KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
Despite eerie visions of 2006, DCI Sam Tyler remains in the 70s - where he encounters the young incarnation of a nasty villain Sam put away in 2006. He sees the chance every copper dreams about: stopping the killer before he kills.
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