Wife: What's on now?
Me: A new show – Life On Mars
The program starts with a man driving and a woman in the passenger seat. He tells her he loves her and says he can't believe he's going to meet her family – or something like that. We soon realize that they are cops, and they are en route somewhere along with other police, all with lights flashing and sirens blaring.
When they arrive, someone says they are in search of a serial killer and they all proceed upstairs in some apartment building where they bust in a door. The guy they are apparently chasing jumps out the window.
The opening takes about two minutes and then…
Wife: How could this be life on Mars?