THE MURDER OF A RETURNING VIETNAM VETERAN FORCES THE 125TH PRECINCT
TO DEAL WITH CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES, WHILE SAM EXPLORES HIS PAST TO
DISCOVER WHY HE LANDED IN 1973, ON ABC'S "LIFE ON MARS"
"My Maharishi is Bigger Than Your Maharishi" � The murder of a returning Vietnam veteran has Lieutenant Hunt outraged, as he demands a quick resolution to what quickly becomes a complicated and controversial case. As Sam and the squad's team of detectives explore the circumstances surrounding the homicide, Tyler is sent down a mysterious path that may provide clues about his own family's past and why he is back in 1973, on "Life on Mars," THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Life on Mars" stars Jason O'Mara as Detective Sam Tyler, Harvey Keitel as Lieutenant Gene Hunt, Michael Imperioli as Detective Ray Carling, Gretchen Mol as Annie Norris and Jonathan Murphy as Detective Chris Skelton.
Guest starring are Tanya Fischer as Windy, John Cenatiempo as Sizable Ted, John D'Leo as Robbie Reeves, Susan Misner as Carol Ann Reeves, Timothy Adams as John Philip Fisher, Arnie Burton as Lawrence Jones, Robin Lord Taylor as Jimmy, Jaron Farnham as Crew Cut, Chad Hessler as Crew Cut's friend, Matthew Backer as hippie guy, Brian Avers as Sticker, Nimo Gandhi as the Maharishi, Marc Scrivo as hippie no. 1, Tom Hatton as hippie no. 2, Andre De Shields as bartender and Dean Winters as Vic Tyler.
"My Maharishi is Bigger Than Your Maharishi" was written by Tracy McMillan and directed by Michael Pressman.
"Life on Mars" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate.
This episode of "Life on Mars" will be available on ABC.com the day after airing on the network for users to watch online.