When Sam Tyler receives a phone call that presents him with three tasks he must perform so he can return to his life in the future, he must weigh his alternatives and decide whether to stay in 1973 or go home.
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Season 1 Episode 17 of Life on Mars (US) resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Sam Tyler is a detective from the 21st century that travels back in time to the 1970's after a car accident. Tyler clashes with new boss Gene Hunt who doesn't take his coming from the future seriously. He finds a friend in one of the few female detectives Annie Cartwright. Tyler ends up working on a case involving a serial killer which may have something to do with his girlfriend's kidnapping in the present.
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