One of television’s sharpest crime dramas boogies to a classic ‘70s beat when “Life on Mars: The Complete Series” comes to DVD on Sept. 29, 2009 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. An edgy and intriguing mystery with a paranormal twist and a stellar cast, this show from the studio behind “Lost” inspired a devoted following, “Life on Mars: The Complete Series” comes in a multi-disc DVD set that includes all the episodes of the fan and critic favorite, right up to its shocking final moments. Exclusive bonus features include peeks behind the scenes that offer a fun and revealing look at this one-of-a-kind series.
After a hit-and-run accident in modern-day New York City mysteriously transports police detective Sam Tyler (Jason O’Mara) back to 1973, Sam finds himself in the cultural hotbed of New York City in the tumultuous times of the Vietnam War, Watergate, women’s lib and the civil and gay rights movements – without a cell phone, computer, PDA or MP3 player –suddenly hurtled back in time when he’s ripped from 2008 after being hit by a car while chasing down a criminal.
Stuck in 1973 and working out of the rough and tumble 125th Precinct in Manhattan, Sam has to contend with the urban wilderness of New York, complete with a hard-living bully of a boss (Harvey Keitel) and colleagues who never met a rule they wouldn’t break to catch a bad guy. The good cop-bad cop culture of the ‘70s put this 21st century hero on high alert, but before he can change the world, he has to learn to survive in it.
• To Mars and Back – Viewers journey to “Mars” with Sam Tyler the cast and producers to see where the “Mars” concept originated and if viewers can figure out where it’s headed.
• Sunrise to Sunset with Jason O’Mara – An exhilarating and exhausting day experiencing Jason O’Mara’s Life on Mars.
• Flashback: Lee Majors Goes to Mars — Lee Majors steps back in the past on the “Life on Mars” set with cast and crew.
• Spaced Out: Bloopers from the Set
• Deleted Scenes