Sam is awakened during the middle of the night by Hunt, who appears to have killed someone.
DCI Gene Hunt and the team are called to the scene of a shooting of a young Ugandan Asian man.
When a man's wife and daughter are kidnapped and held hostage, Sam is determined to shake the demons from his head and focus on the investigation.
The discovery of a young woman's body in an empty lot takes the team to suburbia where a local car dealer is throwing wife-swapping parties.
A bomb warning is reported and A-Division go on red alert.
Sam has visions of someone disrupting his life-support system in the present, and encounters who he thinks is the same assailant in 1973.
Sam is finally accepting of his new world, until he comes face-to-face with his 29-year-old father, Vic.
The death of drug dealer Billy Kemble while in custody pits Sam against CID as he tries to uncover the truth, yet evidence forces Sam to make a huge decision.
A hostage situation becomes personal for Sam when the hostage-taker's deadline coincides with the deadline for switching off his life-support machine in 2006.
Sam's modern-day crime solving ways are tested when a football fan is found murdered and the motive is in question.
Sam's principles call into question the ethos of his whole department as he takes on a local gangster in an attempt to stamp out police corruption.
Doctors in the present worry Sam is losing the will to live; Sam responds to a stabbing of a union organizer and discovers that it is in the converted mill where he lives in 2006.
Sam decides to embrace his new surroundings and disagrees with a fellow detective's crime solving tactics.
Sam Tyler is a Manchester detective who suffers a near-fatal car crash and wakes up in what seems to be 1973.