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Life on Mars: Things to Do in New York When You Think You're Dead

A racial fight is triggered between the African American and Puerto Ricans when a young African American girl is found dead. Sam is assigned to the case and thinks about his mentor in 2008 in order to get an edge on the case.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x5
Production Number: 1ANY05
Airdate: Thursday November 06th, 2008
Special Airtime: 10:01 pm

Alternate Airdates:

UK (FOX) Nov 06, 2009

  • Currently 6.8/10
6.8/10 (22 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Whoopi Goldberg
As Brother Lovebutter

Guest Stars
Clarke Peters
As Captain Bellow (2008)
John Cenatiempo
As Sizable Ted
Lisa Bonet
As Maya Daniels (2008)
Chad Coleman
As Suede
Chris Bauer
As Father Tim
Edi Gathegi
As Fletcher Bellow
Jesse J. Perez
As Angel Ramirez
Renée Goldsberry
As Denise Watkins

Co-Guest Stars
Don Puglisi
As Jim Croce
Kay Walbye
As Adrienne's mom
Steven Marcus
As wino
Gregg Butler
As pipe bomber/ perp #1
Shirley Rumierk
As Marta Ramirez
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
BoscoeHe Keeps You 
Garland JeffreysWild in the Streets 
Kool BluesI'm Gonna Keep On Loving You 
Marion BlackCome On and Get It 
The Mighty Indiana TravelersAnywhere in Glory 
Sly & The Family StoneEverybody Is a Star 
Three Dog NightBlack and White 

Warning: Life on Mars season 1 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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