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Welcome to the Life on Mars Wiki, a collaborative website dedicated to the time-traveling drama Life on Mars. There are two versions of this series: the original BBC version, starring John Simm and Philip Glenister, and the ABC remake starring Jason O'Mara, Harvey Keitel and Gretchen Mol. A Spanish remake also exists known as La chica de ayer.
The original BBC version also has a sequel series titled Ashes to Ashes, starring Keeley Hawes and Philip Glenister.

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Life on Mars:
Series: Series 1   Series 2
Creators: Matthew Graham   Ashley Pharoah
Broadcasts: BBC One  
Ashes to Ashes:
Series: Series 1   Series 2   Series 3
Creators: Matthew Graham   Ashley Pharoah
Broadcasts: BBC One   BBC HD  
Life on Mars (US):
Series: Hit and Run (Pilot Episode)   Season 1
Broadcasts: ABC  
La chica de ayer:
Series: Series 1
Broadcasts: Antena 3  

Cast/Character Guide

Life on Mars (BBC):

LOM characters
DI Sam Tyler: John Simm
DCI Gene Hunt: Philip Glenister
Annie Cartwright: Liz White
DS Ray Carling: Dean Andrews
DC Chris Skelton: Marshall Lancaster

Ashes to Ashes:

Ashes cast
DI Alex Drake: Keeley Hawes
DCI Gene Hunt: Philip Glenister
DS Ray Carling: Dean Andrews
DC Chris Skelton: Marshall Lancaster
WPC Sharon Granger: Montserrat Lombard

Life on Mars (ABC):

LOM US cast
Det. Sam Tyler: Jason O'Mara
Lt. Gene Hunt: Harvey Keitel
Det. Ray Carling: Michael Imperioli
Det. Chris Skelton: Jonathan Murphy
Annie Norris: Gretchen Mol

La chica de ayer (Antena3):

La chica de ayer cast
Ernesto Alterio: Samuel Santos
Antonio Garrido: Joaquín "Quin" Gallardo
Manuela Velasco: Ana Valverde:
Mariano Llorente: Raimundo "Raymond" García
Javier Rey: Jose Cristóbal "Cris" Matteo

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About Life on Mars
My name is Sam Tyler. I had an accident, and I woke up in 1973. Am I mad, in a coma, or back in time? Whatever's happened, it's like I've landed on a different planet. Now, maybe if I can work out the reason, I can get home...

Sam Tyler was on the trail of a serial killer who had just kidnapped his girlfriend when he got into an auto accident... and awoke in 1973.

Featured Character - Alex Drake

Detective Inspector Alex Drake (née Price) (1973-2008) was a detective and police psychologist of an unknown division of the Metropolitan Police Service in 2008. While living in London with her only daughter Molly, DI Drake was studying and analysing the psychological evaluation and death of former Greater Manchester Police DCI Sam Tyler. After being shot by criminal Arthur Layton, Alex woke up in 1981 and had seemed to continue Sam's 'fantasies'...

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