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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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  • Sam Beckett and series creator Donald P. Bellisario both share the same birthday of August 8.
  • Over the course of the series, Al is seen by people other than Sam in nine episodes: by Teresa Bruckner in "Quantum Leap" (1989) {Another Mother - September 30, 1981 (#2.13)}, by Maggie…
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    Over the course of the series, Al is seen by people other than Sam in nine episodes: by Teresa Bruckner in "Quantum Leap" (1989) {Another Mother - September 30, 1981 (#2.13)}, by Maggie Dawson in "Quantum Leap" (1989) {The Leap Home: Part 2 (Vietnam) - April 7, 1970 (#3.2)}, by Michael Blake in "Quantum Leap" (1989) {A Little Miracle - December 24, 1962 (#3.10)}, by Maria in "Quantum Leap" (1989) {Last Dance Before an Execution - May 12, 1971 (#3.19)}, by Tibby Johnson and two other mental patients in "Quantum Leap" (1989) {Shock Theater - October 3, 1954 (#3.22)}, by several young children in "Quantum Leap" (1989) {Justice - May 11, 1965 (#4.4)}, by Angelita Carmen Guadalupe Cecelia Jimenez in "Quantum Leap" (1989) {It's a Wonderful Leap - May 10, 1958 (#4.18)}, by Laura Fuller in "Quantum Leap" (1989) {Trilogy: Part 1 - August 8, 1955 (#5.8)} and by Jessica Elroy in "Quantum Leap" (1989) {A Tale of Two Sweeties - February 25, 1958 (#5.12)}.
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  • Goof (revealing mistake): For the famous "mirror reflections" in which Sam sees who he leaps into, the series used the old trick of a dual set with a clear glass in the "mirror". Scott Bakula…
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    Goof (revealing mistake): For the famous "mirror reflections" in which Sam sees who he leaps into, the series used the old trick of a dual set with a clear glass in the "mirror". Scott Bakula would stand on one side and the actor playing the person he leaped into on the other. If you look really close at the glass, you can see sometimes Scott Bakula's reflection. (Especially if the mirror is near a source of light like sunshine).
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