Episode 1

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Duration: 1 hour

Drama series about Sam Tyler, a Manchester detective who suffers a near-fatal car crash and wakes up in what seems to be 1973.

Sam encounters the young incarnation of Tony Crane, a nasty villain he put away in 2006. He realises he is faced with the chance every copper dreams about - stopping the killer before he kills. Sam fears that since his car accident in 2006, Crane has been released and has found his way to his hospital bedside where he is exacting his revenge on Sam's vulnerable body.

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Sam Tyler
John Simm
Gene Hunt
Philip Glenister
Annie Cartwright
Liz White
Ray Carling
Dean Andrews
Chris Skelton
Marshall Lancaster
Phyllis Dobbs
Noreen Kershaw


  • Tue 13 Feb 2007 21:00 BBC One except Channel Islands, London, Northern Ireland, Oxfordshire, South West, West Midlands, Yorkshire

  • Tue 31 Jul 2007 22:00 BBC Four

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