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Life on Mars (2008 - 2009)

Life on Mars (2008 - 2009)





Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Series Info

A New York City detective is hit by a car in 2008 and wakes up in 1973. There he must adjust to his new life and work for a politically incorrect boss, all the while trying to figure out how to get home to 2008. Loosely based on the British series of the same name.
Creator: David E. Kelley

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Critics Consensus: While its script might not live up to the quality of its British predecessor, the American version of Life on Mars does feature some fine acting, subtle satire, and real chemistry between Sam and Lt. Hunt.

2008, ABC, 17 episodes


Jason O'Mara
as Sam Tyler
Harvey Keitel
as Gene Hunt
Lisa Bonet
as Maya Daniels
Michael Imperioli
as Ray Carling
Gretchen Mol
as Annie Norris
Jonathan Murphy
as Chris Skelton
Christopher Backus
as Rodney Slavin
John Cenatiempo
as Sizable Ted
Maggie Siff
as Maria Belanger
Jennifer Ferrin
as Rose Tyler
Caleb Wallace
as Young Sammy
Laura Benanti
as Denise Carling
Fred Dalton Thompson
as Chief Harry Woolf
Janel Moloney
as Pat Olsen
Dean Winters
as Vic Tyler
Kevin Kilner
as Dr Richard Olsen
Bill Irwin
as Dr. Schwahn
Mark Linn-Baker
as Lincoln James
Wallace Shawn
as The Sorcerer
Christian Wallace
as Young Sammy
Alexandra Dadario
as Rocket Girl
Robert Creighton
as Little Patrick
Cheyenne Jackson
as Sebastian Grace
Clarke Peters
as Captain Bellow
Emerald Young
as Lullaby Girl
Kerry Bishé
as Eve Flannery
Eric Balfour
as Eddie Carling
Don Puglisi
as Jim Croce
Robert L. Putterman
as Desk Sergeant
Kay Walbye
as Adrienne's Mom
Carleigh Chirico
as Laura Olsen
Whoopi Goldberg
as Brother Lovebutter
Pablo Schreiber
as Kim Trent
Kevin Conway
as Donovan Stamp
Chris Bowers
as Tony Crane
Robert Klein
as Elliot Casso
Joseph McKenna
as Disfigured Man
Brendan Sexton III
as Danny Krasner
Sylvia Miles
as Mrs. Salvaggio
Edi Gathegi
as Fletcher Bellow
Peter Appel
as Demetri Pantos
Mary Testa
as Phyllis
John D'Leo
as Robbie Reeves
Corey Stoll
as Russell/Detective Ventura
Anne Marie Nest
as Reporter number one
Mark Deklin
as Ronald Harris
Peter Greene
as Jimmy McManus
Tom Hammond
as Reporter number two
Peter Gerety
as Agent Frank Morgan
Lee Tergesen
as Lee Crocker
Michael Aronov
as Yuri Demidov
Armand Schultz
as Councilman Prince
Michael Bertolini
as Colin Raimes
Susan Misner
as Carol Ann Reeves
Lenny Venito
as Nick Profaci
Jesse Perez
as Angel Ramirez
Anselm Richardson
as Sergeant Hoyte
Timothy Adams
as John Philip Fisher
Manoel Felciano
as Bradley Thomas
Scott Adsit
as Dr. Clifford Corsett
Joel Marsh Garland
as Seven Fifty
Quisha Saunders
as Misty/Elena
John Wernke
as Orderly
Bruce Kirkpatrick
as Freddy Gerald
Olek Krupa
as Vasilli Lukin
Austin Pendleton
as Dr. Goldman
Arnie Burton
as Lawrence Jones
Mike Starr
as Nelson
Patrick Noonan
as Dax Benson
Grant Aleksander
as Soap Opera Doctor
Bridget Berger
as Biker Chick
Duke Valenti
as Grizzly
Annie Meisels
as The Bride
Rob Falcone
as Policeman
Antonia Rey
as Latina Woman
Ken Marks
as Scientist
Geoffrey Cantor
as Ed Redlich
Chris Bauer
as Father Tim
Elizabeth Hubbard
as Sam's Soap Opera Mother
Daniel Yelsky
as Lexi Voronin
René Ifrah
as The Groom
Michael Cullen
as Fire Chief Gibney
Mike Russo
as Police Officer #1
Eric Chan
as Chinese Delivery Man
Christopher Backus
as Rodney Slaven
Alicia Minshew
as Soap Opera Nurse
Jessalyn Wanlim
as Sweet Jane
Jaron Farnham
as Crew Cut
Guy Paul
as Willis Ashton
Michael J. Burg
as Truman Capote
Libby George
as Old Lady
Yelana Shmulenson
as Lexi's Mother
Austin Basis
as Willy Kramer
Jessica Maksimov
as Yuri's Daughter
Robert Clohessy
as Frank Wyatt
Chad Hessler
as Crew Cut's friend
Marla Sucharetza
as Mrs. Collins
Billy Devlin
as Bomb Squad Guy
Jeff Wiens
as Ruben Penzler
John O'Creagh
as Drunk Petey
Phyllis Somerville
as Mrs. Raimes
Matthew Backer
as Hippie guy
Del Pentecost
as Carl Stefanski
Brian McCormack
as Unit Commander
Laura Esterman
as Sue Moyer
Joe Toronto
as Officer Priore
Carrie Getman
as Dora Keene
Kevin Henderson
as Uniformed New Jersey Cop
Ramsey Faragallah
as Raimes' Lawyer
Shirley Rumierk
as Marta Ramirez
Nimo Gandhi
as The Maharishi
Malachy McCourt
as The Wizard
Patrick Salerno
as 10-year-old Sammy
Michael H. Bush
as Paramedic
Marc Scrivo
as Hippie #1
Harry Raab Alderson
as 16-year-old Sammy
Greg Butler
as Pipe Bomber/Perp #1
Tom Hatton
as Hippie #2
Aru Banks
as Boy 2
Richard Kain
as Officer Kane
Royce Johnson
as Man in uniform #1
Robert Salerno
as Young Lawrence
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Series Details

TV Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Oct 9, 2008
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, David E. Kelley, Jane Featherstone, Stephen Garrett, Josh Applebaum
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