Type
Scripted
Premiered
Mar. 26, 1989
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network

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Quantum Leap

Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished... He woke 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.

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05x22 Mirror Image - August 8, 1953 Aired: May. 05, 1993

August 8, 1953: Sam Beckett leaps into the not so ordinary town of Cokeburg, Pennsylvania. Sam has to save the lives two miners, Tonchi and Pete, …

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The show had 5 seasons and 97 episodes air between 1989 and 1993.

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  • SPOILER: Donald P. Bellisario and Scott Bakula have both expressed their ire with the NBC network over the series finale. Originally Bellisario was asked to write an episode that could…
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    SPOILER: Donald P. Bellisario and Scott Bakula have both expressed their ire with the NBC network over the series finale. Originally Bellisario was asked to write an episode that could function either as a season finale cliffhanger, or as an end to the show. When Bellisario complied, the cast and crew were assured of the series renewal. In the eleventh hour NBC decided to cancel the show after all, and re-edited the ending with title cards revealing the fate of Sam and Al. This was one of at least four endings, at least two of which were filmed. If the show was to end, Bellisario originally planned to have Al and Beth as an old married couple discussing how they would locate Sam who had leaped again. Had the show continued, Bellisario planned to have Sam leap into a space station in the distant future, and Al becoming a leaper himself to rescue Sam.
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  • Almost immediately after the series was canceled, producers announced plans to continue with a series of TV (or perhaps theatrical) movies. Scott Bakula expressed optimism in the projects and…
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    Almost immediately after the series was canceled, producers announced plans to continue with a series of TV (or perhaps theatrical) movies. Scott Bakula expressed optimism in the projects and stated that he and Dean Stockwell wanted to continue in their roles. Nothing came of the plans, the closest being an announced movie for the Sci FI Channel in the early 2000's which was never produced.
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  • Goof (continuity error): Ziggy's opening narration says that "only Sam can see and hear" Al, but the series gradually shows that animals, very young children, the mentally disabled, and…
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    Goof (continuity error): Ziggy's opening narration says that "only Sam can see and hear" Al, but the series gradually shows that animals, very young children, the mentally disabled, and people near death can also see and hear him (as well as seeing Sam's true form).
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