Life on Mars is a BAFTA and International Emmy award-winning British television drama series, which was first shown on BBC One between January 2006 and April 2007.
The format of the series mixes science fiction, specifically time travel, with police drama. The central character is DCI Sam Tyler of Greater Manchester Police (played by John Simm), who, after being hit by a car in 2006, finds himself in the year 1973. There, he works for Manchester and Salford Police CID as a DI under DCI Gene Hunt (played by Philip Glenister). Over the course of the series, Tyler faces various culture clashes, most frequently regarding the differences between his modern approach to policing and that of his colleagues. The series also centres around the ambiguity concerning Tyler's predicament: it is unclear whether he is insane, in a coma, or if he really has travelled back in time.
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Disk 3 contains episodes 5 & 6 with Dolby 5.1 audio and subtitles as well as the DVD extra "Behind the Scenes of the CID set"
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