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Posts Tagged life-on-mars

Life On Mars – Did you see it?

Unofficial figures suggest that over 7 million people watched the final episode of the series last night. 6.6 million for the first half hour growing to 7.7 after Manchester United’s 7-1 romp over Roma on ITV1. The climax was still open to interpretation, as to whether Sam is mad, still in a coma or back in time? But that debate can rage on for as long as it takes – it’s all over, at least for Sam Tyler it is! The show won an Emmy for it’s first series, reports suggest a US version will be made. The second series currently has three nominations for BAFTA’s (including best drama). A sequel is now planned (let’s just hope it doesn’t turn… Continue reading »

by Keiron on April 11th, 2007 | TV | No Comments » |

Life on Mars is back…. It started on BBC1 tonight!

Life on Mars is Fantastic series – little odd in places, but I enjoyed the last one and will be watching this series! The format of the series mixes time travel with police drama, with the central character being modern-day policeman Sam Tyler (played by John Simm), who after being hit by a car in 2006 finds himself back in 1973. There, he is working for Manchester and Salford Police CID under DCI Gene Hunt (played by Philip Glenister). Over the course of the series, Tyler faces various culture clashes, most frequently regarding differences in his seemingly naïve approach to policing compared to that of his colleagues. The series also features a strong ambiguity concerning Tyler’s predicament: it is unclear… Continue reading »

by Keiron on February 13th, 2007 | TV | No Comments » |