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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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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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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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.