In a life-and-death hostage situation that parallels his own strange circumstances, Sam Tyler is ordered with the rest of the 125 to defuse a potentially deadly face-off at a hospital where a crazed gunman is trying to force a doctor to reverse a dangerous operation on the brother of the gunman.
Episode Viewers and Ratings
Season 1 Episode 6 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 hugger which may have something to do with his girlfriend's kidnapping in the present.
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