History Series / LifeOnMars2006

9th Feb '18 7:37:57 PM WhirlRX
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* HotScoop: Jackie Queen, the journalist Gene Hunt has a history (and a ''boatload'' of UST) with. She turns up in ''Series/AshesToAshes'' as well.
29th Jan '18 4:02:25 AM jormis29
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* MediumBlending: The claymation of ''CamberwickGreen''.

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* MediumBlending: The claymation of ''CamberwickGreen''.''WesternAnimation/CamberwickGreen''.



* MushroomSamba: 2007!Sam accidentally gets a drug overdose, leading 1973!Sam to hallucinate a memorable version of the childrens' show ''CamberwickGreen''.

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* MushroomSamba: 2007!Sam accidentally gets a drug overdose, leading 1973!Sam to hallucinate a memorable version of the childrens' show ''CamberwickGreen''.''WesternAnimation/CamberwickGreen''.



** Episode 2.05 has the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHP3Jih_rfA Camberwick Green scene]] animated by Creator/CosgroveHall, which really must be seen to be fully appreciated.

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** Episode 2.05 has the ''WesternAnimation/CamberwickGreen'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHP3Jih_rfA Camberwick Green scene]] animated by Creator/CosgroveHall, which really must be seen to be fully appreciated.
24th Dec '17 9:41:36 AM nombretomado
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* MeaningfulName: Gene calls Sam "Dorothy" on more than one occasion, one episode ends with EltonJohn's ''Goodbye Yellowbrick Road'', and a cover of ''Somewhere Over The Rainbow'' is played in the series finale. It's surely no co-incidence that Sam meets a man named [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0604656/ Frank Morgan]].

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* MeaningfulName: Gene calls Sam "Dorothy" on more than one occasion, one episode ends with EltonJohn's ''Goodbye Music/EltonJohn's "Goodbye Yellowbrick Road'', Road", and a cover of ''Somewhere Over The Rainbow'' is played in the series finale. It's surely no co-incidence that Sam meets a man named [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0604656/ Frank Morgan]].
8th Oct '17 4:43:36 AM SimpsonsLover24
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** Episode 2.05 has the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHP3Jih_rfA Camberwick Green scene]], which really must be seen to be fully appreciated.

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** Episode 2.05 has the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHP3Jih_rfA Camberwick Green scene]], scene]] animated by Creator/CosgroveHall, which really must be seen to be fully appreciated.
12th Aug '17 10:37:23 AM Flame
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Remade into a American show, also called ''[[Series/LifeOnMars2008 Life on Mars]]'' and a Spanish show called ''Series/LaChicaDeAyer''. A Russian remake called ''The Dark Side of the Moon'' came out in 2012, sending their protagonist back before the [[TheGreatPoliticsMessUp fall of communism]] in 1979, with a second season in the works, set in an alternate 2011 where USSR still exists.

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Remade into a American show, also called ''[[Series/LifeOnMars2008 Life on Mars]]'' and a Spanish show called ''Series/LaChicaDeAyer''. La Chica De Ayer. A Russian remake called ''The Dark Side of the Moon'' came out in 2012, sending their protagonist back before the [[TheGreatPoliticsMessUp fall of communism]] in 1979, with a second season in the works, set in an alternate 2011 where USSR still exists.
exists. Inspired Czech sort-of remake ''Svět pod hlavou'' [[note]]''World Under the Head''[[/note]] with a set up similar to the Russian one.
8th Aug '17 5:18:41 PM kraas
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* KickTheDog: Gene publically shames and humiliates Ray for the Billy Kemble incident, demoting him to Detective Constable and [[CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon threatening to cut his heart out with a spoon]] if he even thinks of stepping out of line again. If that wasn't bad enough for poor Ray, Sam angrily batters Gene for being too light on him and pushes for him to be sacked!
** Ray gets a PetTheDog moment two episodes later when Gene bumps him back up to Detective Sergeant.

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* KickTheDog: KickTheDog:
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Gene publically shames and humiliates Ray for the Billy Kemble incident, demoting him to Detective Constable and [[CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon threatening to cut his heart out with a spoon]] if he even thinks of stepping out of line again. If that wasn't bad enough for poor Ray, Sam angrily batters Gene for being too light on him and pushes for him to be sacked!
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sacked! Ray himself gets a PetTheDog moment two episodes later when Gene bumps him back up to Detective Sergeant.Sergeant.
** Gene has another when he repeatedly bashes Dickie Fingers' hand with a telephone receiver after Dickie accuses [[TheMentor Police Superintendent Harry Wolf]] of corruption. [[spoiler: What really makes it a KickTheDog moment is that Dickie was telling the truth.]]
21st Jun '17 4:51:06 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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Remade into a American show, also called ''[[Series/LifeOnMars2008 Life on Mars]]'' and a Spanish show called ''Series/LaChicaDeAyer''. A Russian remake called ''The Dark Side of the Moon'' came out in 2012, sending their protagonist back before the fall of communism in 1979, with a second season in the works, set in an alternate 2011 where USSR still exists.

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Remade into a American show, also called ''[[Series/LifeOnMars2008 Life on Mars]]'' and a Spanish show called ''Series/LaChicaDeAyer''. A Russian remake called ''The Dark Side of the Moon'' came out in 2012, sending their protagonist back before the [[TheGreatPoliticsMessUp fall of communism communism]] in 1979, with a second season in the works, set in an alternate 2011 where USSR still exists.
16th Jun '17 3:46:17 PM TrustBen
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* InternalAffairs: Frank Morgan appears to fill in for Gene as DCI while Hunt is under suspicion in the death of Terry Haslam, but he's actually leading a Greater Manchester police investigation intended to bring down Hunt and his whole squad. [[spoiler: According to Morgan, Sam is actually Sam Williams, a deep cover agent working for Morgan who forgot his real identity after the accident.]]
16th Mar '17 5:04:41 AM Belphegor
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* NotSoAboveItAll: Sam puts on his StraightMan face when Ray and Chris make fun of BestialityIsDepraved Dickie Fingers, but when they've gone he laughs, too.
14th Mar '17 1:23:26 PM morenohijazo
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* ShoutOut: Sam cites [[Franchise/{{Robocop}} Robocop's]] three prime directives as his view of the Police's duties. Gene seems to prefer [[Franchise/JudgeDredd Judge Dredd's]] catchphrase: "I AM The Law"

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* ShoutOut: Sam cites [[Franchise/{{Robocop}} Robocop's]] three prime directives as his view of the Police's duties. Gene seems to prefer [[Franchise/JudgeDredd [[ComicBook/JudgeDredd Judge Dredd's]] catchphrase: "I AM The Law"
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