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.
Last Episode05x22 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, …
Quantum Leap: Season 1, Episode #2 - Genesis, Part 2: September 13, 1956
Part 2 of 2. Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula), a brilliant scientist, takes part in the Quantum Leap experiment which…
Quantum Leap: Season 1, Episode #1 - Genesis, Part 1: September 13, 1956
Part 1 of 2. Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula), a brilliant scientist, takes part in the Quantum Leap experiment which…
Series Fun Facts
- Sam leaped into the year 1958 eight different times, which made it the most leaped into year during Quantum Leap's entire run.
- Scott Bakula ad libbed the line "Oh boy!" at the end of an episode. The producer liked it so much that it became the signature final line of each episode, as Sam finds himself in a new body.
- The character 'Sam Beckett' was ranked #12 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends" (1 August 2004 issue).