Quantum Leap

Quantum Leap
Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished. He awoke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only guide on this journey is Al, an observer from his own time, who appears in the form of a hologram that only Sam can see and hear. And so Dr. Beckett finds himself leaping from life to life, striving to put right what once went wrong and hoping each time that his next leap will be the leap home. Starring: Scott Bakula as Dr. Sam Beckett and Dean Stockwell as Al `The Observer' Calavicci.

Genre: Science-Fiction

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    • Episode 22

      Mirror Image: August 8, 1953

      aired: Tue, May 4, 1993

      In the series finale, Sam leaps into a bar with a bartender that's more than he appears and when Sam looks into a mirror, he sees his own reflection. In the future, they realize that Sam has leaped into himself!

    • Episode 21

      Memphis Melody: July 3, 1954

      aired: Mon, Apr 19, 1993

      Sam can't believe his luck when he leaps into Elvis Presley in 1954, just days before the singer gets his big break. Sam keeps Elvis on the path to fame, but the future looks uncertain when he gets involved with a troubled singer.

    • Episode 20

      Leap Between the States: September 20, 1962

      aired: Mon, Mar 29, 1993

      Sam leaps into his great-grandfather, whose actions have made him the target of Confederate soldiers. Sam fights to keep his family tree intact and finds himself helping the relatives of an important historical figure.

    • Episode 19

      The Beast Within: November 6, 1972

      aired: Mon, Mar 15, 1993

      Sam leaps into the body of Vietnam vet Henry Adams, who lives in the Pacific Northwest forest with his epileptic war buddy. The ailing vet needs medication to survive, but when Sam tries to help him, he's thwarted by the town's secretive sheriff.

    • Episode 18

      Goodbye, Norma Jean: April 4, 1960

      aired: Mon, Mar 1, 1993

      Sam leaps into the body of Marilyn Monroe's driver in April 1960, as the distraught movie star struggles with fame and heartache. It's up to chauffeur Sam to help Marilyn stay on top as her career and life spiral out of control.

    • Episode 17

      Revenge of the Evil Leaper: September 16, 1987

      aired: Mon, Feb 22, 1993

      After leaping as a twosome, Sam and Alia end up in the body of a female prisoner accused of killing an inmate. Now, Alia is in double trouble: In addition to landing on death row, she's become the prime prey of her former Observer, Zoey.

    • Episode 16

      Return of the Evil Leaper: October 8, 1956

      aired: Mon, Feb 22, 1993

      Sam leaps into the body of troubled college nerd Arnold, who wages a bizarre fight against a cruel hazing ritual. Al is in charge of counseling the real Arnold, and when Alia shows up, Sam decides to make her his time-traveling partner.

    • Episode 15

      Blood Moon: Mar 10, 1975

      aired: Mon, Feb 8, 1993

      After leaping into the body of an artist with an occult lifestyle, Sam finds himself in a race against time to stop a bloodthirsty vampire from performing a ritual killing. Meanwhile, Al is convinced that Sam's host body isn't human.

    • Episode 14

      Dr. Ruth: Apr 25, 1985

      aired: Mon, Jan 18, 1993

      Sam jumps into the body of popular sex psychologist Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Sam takes over Dr. Ruth's call-in radio show, while the real Dr. Ruth gives Al private counseling sessions to help him work out his complicated relationship issues.

    • Episode 13

      Liberation: October 16, 1968

      aired: Mon, Jan 11, 1993

      Sam leaps into the opposite sex's shoes in this episode that has the time traveler inhabiting the body of a 1960s-era feminist. As a housewife and mom of two, Sam faces a life-and-death situation when one daughter prepares for a dangerous protest.

    • Episode 12

      A Tale of Two Sweeties: Feb 25, 1958

      aired: Mon, Jan 4, 1993

      Sam is caught in a terrible dilemma when he lands in the body of a traveling salesman with a big secret: The man has two families. Ziggy tells Sam he must choose between the families, and Sam discovers the man's troubles don't stop at bigamy.

    • Episode 11

      Promised Land: December 22, 1971

      aired: Mon, Dec 14, 1992

      Sam finds himself in the midst of a bank robbery in his home town of Elk Ridge, Ind. A banker is stocking his personal safe by forcing locals to foreclose, and Sam gets involved in a battle between the crooked financier and the Walters brothers.

    • Episode 10

      Trilogy, Part 3: July 28, 1978

      aired: Mon, Nov 23, 1992

      In the final part of the trilogy, Sam leaps into the body of a lawyer whose client is thirty-something Abigail Fuller. Sam has his work cut out for him, as Abigail is accused of murdering her longtime nemesis, Leta Aider.

    • Episode 9

      Trilogy, Part 2: Jun 14, 1966

      aired: Mon, Nov 23, 1992

      In Part Two of the trilogy, Sam jumps into the body of Abigail Fuller's fiancé. When nemesis Leta Aider accuses Abigail of being involved in the disappearance of a child, Sam must try to deter the locals from vigilante justice.

    • Episode 8

      Trilogy, Part 1: August 8, 1955

      aired: Mon, Nov 16, 1992

      Sam leaps into a small Louisiana town in 1955, beginning a trilogy that spans over 30 years of Abigail Fuller's life. In part one, Sam tries to protect Abigail from Leta Aider, a powerful local woman who believes Abigail is a cursed killer.

    • Episode 7

      Deliver Us from Evil: Mar 19, 1966

      aired: Mon, Nov 9, 1992

      Sam leaps back into the body of Jimmy LaMotta to find the mentally challenged young man in a precarious situation: Jimmy's brother is on the verge of a divorce. When Sam searches for the cause, he bumps into a fellow time traveler.

    • Episode 6

      Star Light, Star Bright: May 21, 1966

      aired: Mon, Oct 26, 1992

      Sam lands in the body of an elderly man who's in jeopardy of being put away for sighting UFOs. The old man's son is against him, and Sam must stop authorities from locking up his host while also dealing with a family drug problem.

    • Episode 5

      Killin' Time: Jun 18, 1958

      aired: Mon, Oct 19, 1992

      Transported to 1958, Sam leaps into escaped convict Leon Sykes, who's holding a mother and daughter hostage. But the real killer bolts from the project waiting room and Al must track him down, leaving Gushie as Sam's advisor.

    • Episode 4

      Nowhere to Run: August 10, 1968

      aired: Mon, Oct 5, 1992

      When Sam leaps into the body of a legless Vietnam veteran, he must prevent the suicide of a fellow hospital patient.

    • Episode 3

      Leaping of the Shrew: September 27, 1956

      aired: Mon, Sep 28, 1992

      Sam leaps into a Greek sailor and is stranded on an island with a beautiful woman. But the dream turns into a nightmare when he realizes the young woman is a spoiled brat bent on making Sam's life miserable.

    • Episode 2

      Lee Harvey Oswald, Part 2: October 5, 1957

      aired: Mon, Sep 21, 1992

      As the date for Dallas draws nearer, Oswald's personality is getting harder to control. Al is finding it harder to connect with Sam and Sam doesn't know whether he is supposed to save the President or unearth the conpiracy.

    • Episode 1

      Lee Harvey Oswald, Part 1: October 5, 1957

      aired: Mon, Sep 21, 1992

      Sam finds himself leaping back and forth in assassin Lee Harvey Oswald's life while retaining part of his personality.

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    • Episode 22

      A Leap for Lisa: June 5, 1957

      aired: Tue, May 19, 1992

      Sam leaps into one Al "Bingo" Calavicci to prevent the death of his married lover. Sam accidentally alters history and discovers her untimely demise after it's too late. This could mean the gas chamber for Al, and a whole new situation at the Project.

    • Episode 21

      Stand up: Apr 30, 1959

      aired: Tue, May 12, 1992

      Sam is the singing half of a comedy duo. He soon finds that trying to convince two people that they're in love is not funny, especially when one of them is the object of a sleazy casino-owner's desire.

    • Episode 20

      The Curse of Ptah-Hotep: March 2, 1957

      aired: Tue, Apr 21, 1992

      San is Egyptologist Dale Conway, he gets to read hieroglyphics, search lost tombs, all in beautiful Egypt. With computer glitches back at the Project, the suspicious deaths of his guides, and a curse, Sam has very little time to relax in the sun.

    • Episode 19

      Moments to Live: May 4, 1985

      aired: Tue, Apr 7, 1992

      Sam is a heart surgeon on a soap opera and the obsession of a stalker. He must escape from the woman and her husband who kidnap him to father their child.

    • Episode 18

      It's a Wonderful Leap: May 10, 1958

      aired: Tue, Mar 31, 1992

      Sam leaps into the body of a New York cabbie, Max Greenman. Striving to win his own tag, a license to drive his own cab. A woman who claims to be a guardian angel, gives him some much-needed aid.

    • Episode 17

      Roberto!: Jan 27, 1982

      aired: Tue, Mar 10, 1992

      Sam, as "Roberto!" is the host of a sleazy talk show, with an asthmatic rival and co-worker. He tries to uncover a mystery at a local chemical plant, which may prove to be the demise of his co-worker.

    • Episode 16

      Ghost Ship: August 13, 1956

      aired: Tue, Mar 3, 1992

      Sam is a co-pilot who must prevent his flight from returning to Virginia to get a seriously ill passenger to a doctor before she dies. Al's hologram fades out and Sam must get them through alive.

    • Episode 15

      A Song for the Soul: April 7, 1963

      aired: Tue, Feb 25, 1992

      As a backup singer in an amateur girl group Sam finds himself between the fifteen year-old lead singer and her father as he attempts to rescue the girl from the clutches of sleazy night club-owner.

    • Episode 14

      The Last Gunfighter: November 28, 1957

      aired: Tue, Feb 4, 1992

      Sam leaps into Tyler Meanes, an old-west con artist who faces death at the hands of an old friend in a shootout at high noon.

    • Episode 13

      Temptation Eyes: February 1, 1985

      aired: Tue, Jan 21, 1992

      San Francisco lives in fear of a serial killer. Sam is Dillion Powell, a TV reporter, protecting a psychic who's working on the case from becoming the next victim. The young lady is very clairvoyant, as Sam and Al discover.

    • Episode 12

      Running for Honor: Jun 11, 1964

      aired: Tue, Jan 14, 1992

      As a track star in a Navy college, Sam must prevent the death of his former roommate, who was expelled for being gay and who has been sentenced to death by a group of bigoted cadets.

    • Episode 11

      The Play's the Thing: September 9, 1969

      aired: Tue, Jan 7, 1992

      Sam leaps into a young actor who is in love with an older woman who happens to be an aspiring singer. If he can't boost her confidence and get her career back on track, she faces a "fate worse than death," returning with her son to Cleveland.

    • Episode 10

      Unchained: November 2, 1956

      aired: Tue, Nov 26, 1991

      Sam and a fellow convict, Boone, mount a daring escape to rescue his companion from a fifteen-year chain-gang sentence.

    • Episode 9

      A Single Drop of Rain: September 7, 1953

      aired: Tue, Nov 19, 1991

      A drought will ruin the prospects of a small town unless Sam, as Billy Beaumont, "purveyor of precipitation and maker of rain," can find a way to make it rain, and keep his family together during the natural disaster.

    • Episode 8

      Dreams: February 28, 1979

      aired: Tue, Nov 12, 1991

      Sam leaps into a detective investigating a murder. He may be the next victim if he doesn't find out who murdered the victim and his only hope is the victim's catatonic son and her husband's psychiatrist. He is plagued by terrifying hallucinations.

    • Episode 7

      The Wrong Stuff: January 24, 1961

      aired: Tue, Nov 5, 1991

      Sam leaps into Bobo, an space-chimp who must avoid succumbing to the experiments of an Air Force scientist.

    • Episode 6

      Raped: June 20, 1980

      aired: Tue, Oct 29, 1991

      It's up to Sam to try to bring a rapist to justice when he leaps into a rape victim, a young woman who may have been unwilling to bring charges against the young man, the son of the pillar of a community.

    • Episode 5

      Permanent Wave: June 2, 1983

      aired: Tue, Oct 15, 1991

      Sam leaps into Frank Bianca, a hairstylist, to prevent the death of a his mother and a murder witness

    • Episode 4

      Justice: May 11, 1965

      aired: Tue, Oct 8, 1991

      Sam must don the robe and hood of a Ku Klux Klansman in order to save the life of ayoung civil rights leader trying to register black voters.

    • Episode 3

      Hurricane: August 17, 1969

      aired: Tue, Oct 1, 1991

      Sam meets Camille, and a killer, when he leaps into a deputy sheriff of a small Mississippi town. Tensions fly as a deadly hurricane approaches.

    • Episode 2

      Play Ball: August 6, 1961

      aired: Tue, Sep 24, 1991

      A pitcher for a minor league baseball team, Sam must decide if he's there to help a teammate, get his host back into the major leagues, or baby-sit the porcine team mascot, all while resisting the amorous advances of the women in his life.

    • Episode 1

      The Leap Back: June 15, 1999

      aired: Tue, Sep 17, 1991

      Sam and Al are struck by lightning and switch roles. As Sam returns to the future, and to a long-lost love, Al leaps back to 1945 to prevent the death of a WWII hero and his former girl friend.

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    • Episode 22

      Shock Theater: October 3, 1954

      aired: Tue, May 21, 1991

      Unexpectedly, Sam finds himself in the psychiatric ward. Sam Bederman is a mental patient who is suffering from acute depression.

    • Episode 21

      Nuclear Family: October 26, 1962

      aired: Tue, May 14, 1991

      On the night of John F. Kennedy's speech to the nation concerning the Cuban Missile Crisis, Sam finds himself to be the brother of a fallout shelter salesman.

    • Episode 20

      Heart of a Champion: July 23, 1955

      aired: Tue, May 7, 1991

      Ronnie is a professional wrestler who will die if he competes in the title match, due to a heart condition. Sam, leaping in as his brother Terry, must convince him of his hidden health problem.

    • Episode 19

      Last Dance Before an Execution: May 12, 1971

      aired: Tue, Apr 30, 1991

      Jesus Ortega is being strapped into an electric chair. Sam hears the advice, "Just think of someplace far away," as he leaps into Ortega's doomed body.

    • Episode 18

      A Hunting Will We Go: June 18, 1976

      aired: Wed, Apr 17, 1991

      Sam wakes up in the body of a bounty hunter handcuffed to an feisty criminal who will not cease attempting escape tactics. Sam has to cope with his captive, and his attraction to her, despite her countless attacks on him.

    • Episode 17

      Glitter Rock: April 12, 1974

      aired: Tue, Apr 9, 1991

      Sam enters the world of glam rock. He must sort through rounds of suspects and find a dangerous killer to avoid being stabbed backstage after a concert.

    • Episode 16

      Southern Comforts: August 4, 1961

      aired: Tue, Apr 2, 1991

      As the proprietor for the Gilbert Labonte Sewin' & Quiltin' Academy in New Orleans, Sam must prevent the mysterious death of a displaced resident.

    • Episode 15

      Piano Man: November 10, 1985

      aired: Tue, Mar 26, 1991

      Sam leaps into the dimly lit existence of Joey Dinardo, a lounge lizard on the run from a killer who seems to know his every move.

    • Episode 14

      Private Dancer: October 6, 1979

      aired: Tue, Mar 19, 1991

      Sam, gifted with the muscles of "Rod the Bod," must convince a young dancer to audition for a spot in a professional dance group. The choreographer doesn't believe that the dancer will succeed, because she is deaf.

    • Episode 13

      Future Boy: October 6, 1957

      aired: Tue, Mar 12, 1991

      Sam finds himself performing the stunts of "Future Boy," sidekick to Moe Stein, who hosts a kid's show called, "Time Patrol." When off camera, Moe tirelessly attempts to build a working time machine in his basement.

    • Episode 12

      8 1/2 Months: November 15, 1955

      aired: Tue, Mar 5, 1991

      This time Sam is leaping for two. Billie Jean Crockett is a pregnant teenager who is contemplating giving her baby up for adoption.

    • Episode 11

      Runaway: July 4, 1964

      aired: Thu, Jan 3, 1991

      Finding himself in the backseat of a hot car, Sam is 13-year-old Butchie, on a road trip with his mother and older sister. Butchie must contend with these women in crisis as they run away from their problems, dragging him along with them.

    • Episode 10

      A Little Miracle: December 24, 1962

      aired: Thu, Dec 20, 1990

      Sam looks through the watchful eyes of Reginald Pierson, a driver for a wealthy contractor. On Christmas Eve, the contractor attempts to demolish a Salvation Army mission, so he can build a "Blake's Plaza."

    • Episode 9

      Rebel Without a Clue: September 1, 1958

      aired: Thu, Nov 29, 1990

      Sam finds himself as "Bones," an unruly member of a motorcycle gang. Sam, who doesn't know how to ride a motorcycle, must prevent a dare-devilish woman from meeting her death.

    • Episode 8

      The Great Spontini: May 9, 1974

      aired: Thu, Nov 15, 1990

      Dropped into the magic hat of Harry Spontini, Sam must navigate through a divorce and keep this daughter from being taken away from him, while his ex-wife makes moves to marry her miscreant attorney.

    • Episode 7

      Black On White On Fire: August 11, 1965

      aired: Thu, Nov 8, 1990

      Sam finds himself an African American medical student engaged to a white woman. He must protect himself and his fiancée during the Watts Riot.

    • Episode 6

      Miss Deep South: June 7, 1958

      aired: Thu, Nov 1, 1990

      Leaping into the world of Darlene Monte, a competitor in the "Miss Deep South" beauty pageant, Sam must rescue a pageant contestant from a shameful reveal when she poses for naughty pictures.

    • Episode 5

      The Boogieman: October 31, 1964

      aired: Thu, Oct 25, 1990

      Oh Halloween night, Sam occupies the body of Joshua Raye, a horror novelist. Ziggy convinces Sam that he's there to prevent the death of a church deacon, but the plot thickens when two other people mysteriously die.

    • Episode 4

      One Strobe Over the Line: June 15, 1965

      aired: Thu, Oct 18, 1990

      Sam poses as a fashion photographer who must protect one of his models from a growing drug addiction and her manager's sleazy advances.

    • Episode 3

      Leap of Faith: August 19, 1963

      aired: Thu, Oct 11, 1990

      Under the guise of a priest in Philadelphia, Sam must advise a fellow priest with an alcohol problem as he uncovers a murderous crime within the church.

    • Episode 2

      The Leap Home, Part II (Vietnam) - April 7, 1970

      aired: Thu, Oct 4, 1990

      Sam takes on his rank as a Navy SEAL in the same squad as his brother. He's not sure if he's there to save his brother's life or to ensure the success of the mission. Will he have to watch his brother die to fulfill his duty?

    • Episode 1

      The Leap Home : Nov 25, 1969

      aired: Thu, Sep 27, 1990

      Sam experiences a rare opportunity when he leaps into himself at age 16. Sam has a second chance to win the high school basketball championship and save his family from their sad fates.

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    • Episode 11

      A Portrait For Troian - February 7, 1971

      aired: Wed, Mar 18, 2009

      Sam becomes Dr. Timothy Mintz, a parapsychologist from a California university who is helping expose the ghost of Troian Claridge's dead husband Julian. Sam meets first the stern housekeeper, Miss Stoltz and Jimmy, Troian's brother, who does not like Dr. Mintz' involvement with his sister. Albert informs Sam that historically, all the Claridges died violent and unnatural deaths -- for instance, in 1840, Nathaniel Claridge found his wife and butler together and drowned them in the lake behind the mansion.

    • Episode 10

      What Price Gloria? - October 16, 1961

      aired: Wed, Mar 18, 2009

      In a flash of light, Sam becomes a gorgeous woman named Samantha who is languishing in a bubble bath. Samantha's roommate Gloria reminds her that it is her first day on the job as the youngest executive secretary in their company. Sam/Samantha and Gloria arrive at National Motor Company, and they find out that Samantha's new boss is Buddy Wright, who has just been promoted to Vice President. Sam prays for help when Wright calls her into the office and chases her around the desk. Samantha does not date married men, but Wright points out that he is responsible for her promotion. Sam tells Wright this is a case of sexual harassment, but of course, this is a moot issue in 1961.

    • Episode 9

      Play it Again, Seymour: April 14, 1953

      aired: Wed, May 17, 1989

      Sam quantum leaps to find himself gun in hand looking at a dead man's body. He is now Nick Allen, private investigator, and the dead man was his partner Phil Grimsley. Nick bears a striking resemblance to Humphrey Bogart. Sam fights the feeling of deja vu because he knows beforehand that he is going to meet...Seymour, who works at the magazine stand and reveres Nick. Seymour tells Nick the word is that Phil was killed by a man called the "Klapper." Sam enters Nick's office and is met by a drop-dead, gorgeous redhead named Allison, who also happens to be Phil's widow and Nick's platonic love interest. In the office desk, Nick finds a manuscript. He realizes he is not experiencing deja vu...he read the book!

    • Episode 7

      The Color of Truth: August 8, 1955

      aired: Wed, May 3, 1989

      Sam becomes Cameron Wilson, an awkward 17-year-old high school student, with a penchant for junk food and the acne to prove it. Cam's car, the 'Nomad' is the subject of ridicule by the cool car club members, and he himself is the object of first love by Jill, a tomboy. Cheryl, Cam's sister, excitedly announces that she and her fiancé, Bob Thompson, have been accepted to the Peace Corps. Albert, the Observer, informs Sam that according to Ziggy, Bob ended up selling used cars for his father and was arrested for drunk driving; Cheryl, who never joined the Peace Corps, was a battered wife. Sam must stop the wedding.

    • Episode 6

      Double Identity: November 8, 1965

      aired: Fri, Apr 21, 1989

      Following a quantum leap, Sam is in a dusty attic and Teresa is telling Frankie he is a terrific lover. He tidies up his tuxedo and rejoins the wedding reception for Primo, Frankie's brother and Angela, the Godfather's daughter. Sam is treated like royalty despite the fact he does not understand or speak Italian. While his wife is busy with the reception, Don Geno wants his men to find out who is 'messing' with his girlfriend Teresa. Sam is even coaxed into singing 'Volare' and is relieved when the Observer/Albert prompts him with the lyrics. The Observer has little information on Frankie, except for the fact that he is a hit man and the son of Tony, a small-time Mafia hood who took a bullet meant for Geno.

    • Episode 5

      How the Tess Was Won: September 28, 1956

      aired: Fri, Apr 14, 1989

      Sam finds himself tending to a sick piglet, knee-deep in muck on the formidable 50,000 acre ranch known as Riata. He overhears Tess tell her father Chance McGill she will not marry any man who cannot keep up with her. Tess bets her father if any man she picks can keep up with her for one week -- she will marry him; if not, Chance will drop the word marriage altogether. She scans the ranch hands' faces, settling on handsome Wayne...but to everyone's surprise, chooses Doc/Sam whose name is actually Patrick Young.

    • Episode 4

      The Right Hand of God: October 24, 1974

      aired: Fri, Apr 7, 1989

      Sam Beckett looks into the mirror and sees the face of "Kid Cody," a boxer who has won the majority of his 37 fights but bears scar tissue on his face and his soul. He learns from Sister Sarah and Sister Angela that his previous owner willed his contract to Saint Mary's Church. The good Sisters and Father Muldooney transform their bingo parlor into a workout room to prepare for Cody's upcoming championship fight. Sister Angela hopes that with the $20,000 winnings from Cody's match they will build a new chapel to help the poor.

    • Episode 3

      Star-Crossed: June 15, 1972

      aired: Fri, Mar 31, 1989

      Poised with chalk in hand, Sam is Dr. Gerald Bryant, an English Literature professor, who faces a classroom filled with 'adoring' mini-skirted college co-eds. The Observer informs Sam that he has become Bryant to steer Jamie Lee, who is hopelessly in love with him, back to her boyfriend Oscar, a football player from Ohio State University. Apparently, Dr. Bryant and Jamie Lee were married in a shotgun wedding that ruined their lives. However, Sam is solely interested in rekindling a relationship with Donna – the girl who left him at the altar.

    • Episode 2

      Genesis, Part 2 - September 13, 1956

      aired: Sat, Mar 25, 1989

      Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula), a brilliant scientist, takes part in the Quantum Leap experiment which lands him in 1956 as a test pilot. With the help of his holographic "Observer" (Dean Stockwell), Sam remembers the experiment and learns that his fate is to "quantum leap" back and forth in time with the hope of returning to his own present in the conclusion of the premiere episode of "Quantum Leap." The episode was written by series executive producer Donald P. Bellisario and directed by David Hemmings.

    • Episode 1

      Genesis, Part 1 and 2: September 13, 1956

      aired: Sun, Mar 26, 1989

      On the premiere episode of "Quantum Leap," Sam Beckett wakes up in 1956, disoriented, suffering from amnesia, but he has the awful realization that he does not belong there. He is Captain Hank Stratton, Air Force Pilot. He has a pregnant wife named Peg and a son named Mikey. When Sam goes up in the B-50 aircraft with Hank's best friend Capt. "Bird Dog" Birdell and Capt. Tony LaMott, they think he is joking when he insists he does not know how to fly. Part 1 of 2.

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