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"Life on Mars"

(LJ is so good for keeping me on the cutting edge of geek cool.)

Check out the BBC show "Life on Mars" It might be a Sci-Fi Timetravel show about a cop in 2006 who goes back to 1973, or a drama show about a comatose cop in 2006 hallucinating that he is in 1973, or an insane cop in 1973 who thinks he is from 2006.

Life on Mars (TV series) From Wikipedia

Apparently the title comes from a David Bowie song 'Life On Mars' see also Life on Mars? (song) From Wikipedia.

Life On Mars (lyrics by David Bowie)

It's a god-awful small affair
To the girl with the mousy hair
But her mummy is yelling "No"
And her daddy has told her to go
But her friend is nowhere to be seen
Now she walks through her sunken dream
To the seat with the clearest view
And she's hooked to the silver screen
But the film is a saddening bore
For she's lived it ten times or more
She could spit in the eyes of fools
As they ask her to focus on

Sailors fighting in the dance hall
Oh man! Look at those cavemen go
It's the freakiest show
Take a look at the Lawman
Beating up the wrong guy
Oh man! Wonder if he'll ever know
He's in the best selling show
Is there life on Mars?

It's on America's tortured brow
That Mickey Mouse has grown up a cow
Now the workers have struck for fame
'Cause Lennon's on sale again
See the mice in their million hordes
From Ibeza to the Norfolk Broads
Rule Britannia is out of bounds
To my mother, my dog, and clowns
But the film is a saddening bore
'Cause I wrote it ten times or more
It's about to be writ again
As I ask you to focus on

Sailors fighting in the dance hall
Oh man! Look at those cavemen go
It's the freakiest show
Take a look at the Lawman
Beating up the wrong guy
Oh man! Wonder if he'll ever know
He's in the best selling show
Is there life on Mars?

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