Life on Mars (UK)

Season 1 Episode 8

Episode 8

Aired Monday 9:00 PM Feb 27, 2006 on BBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Vic Tyler: I've got a young lad named Sam.
      Hunt: I've got a pain in the arse called Sam!

    • Hunt [ reading the title of a pornographic film] : "Once Upon A Time In Her Vest"? You dare to pollute the glorious genre of the American Western?

    • Carling: What you wanna do now then, guv?
      Hunt: Pub!
      Carling: Pub!
      Skelton: Pub!
      Sam: Pub!

    • Hunt: When a big old shark at the top of the criminal ladder goes, the other smaller fish get excited. They want to climb that ladder.
      Sam: This is a very mixed metaphor.

    • Hunt: The Morton brothers are funding and distributing hardcore porno.
      Sam: Hardcore? I've seen worse on Channel 4.
      Hunt: Yeah, well I find the idea of watching a bird brushing her teeth on some bloke's John Thomas less than exotic.

    • Annie: Do you see now? Nothing can make you wake up, 'cause you're already awake.

  • Notes

    • Music used in this episode:

    • Friday 13th by Atomic Rooster
    • The Rock by Atomic Rooster
    • Tokolshe Man by John Kongos
    • In the Snow by Atomic Rooster
    • Devil's Answer by Atomic Rooster
    • See My Baby Jive by Wizzard
    • Life on Mars by David Bowie
    • Meet Me on the Corner by Lindisfarne
    • Little Bit of Love by Free

  • Allusions

    • Carling: We're the Force
      Sam: May the Force Be With You.
      The famous quote from the Star Wars movies. The first of the six Star Wars movies was released in 1977, four years after Life on Mars is set.

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