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Quantum Leap: The Right Hand of God - October 24, 1974

October 24, 1974: Sam leaps into a boxer named Kid Cody and with the help of Al has to win an important boxing match and help finance a church. In doing so, he must also restore a nun's faith.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x4
Production Number: 65002
Airdate: Friday April 07th, 1989


Alternate Airdates:

Ireland Mar 04, 1998
France Mar 04, 1998
United Kingdom Mar 04, 1998

  • Currently 9.3/10
9.3/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Jon Gries
As Roscoe
Recurring
Guy Stockwell
As Jake Edwards
James Cavan
As Chalky
Lewis Arquette
As Father Muldooney
Michelle Joyner
As Sister Angela
Nancy Kulp
As Sister Sarah
Roger Hewlett
As Tiger Joe
Teri Copley
As Dixie

Co-Guest Stars
Alex Colon
As Gomez
Danny Valdivia
As Ring Announcer
George King (1)
As Black Boxer
George O'Mara
As Referee
Michael Strasser
As Clarence "Kid Cody" Cody / Mirror
Rocky Giordani
As Bartender
Main Cast
Scott Bakula
As Dr. Samuel "Sam" Beckett
Dean Stockwell
As Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavicci
Episode Notes
Guy Stockwell (Jake Edwards) is the older brother of Dean Stockwell (Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavacci). However, they do not share a scene.

Al says that Ziggy had calculated that Sam should have leaped into Texas in the 1950s. Sam quips that the current leap might be a little pitstop before that one. Prophetically, the next episode, "How the Tess Was Won", takes place in Texas in 1956.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Hank WilliamsCold, Cold Heart 


Episode Quotes
Sam: Give me a break, sister, just five minutes.
Sister Angela: How did you ever get to be a prize fighter?
Sam: I just kinda fell into it.

Sam: (narrating) Great. I'm on the take, wear polyester clothes, and live above a bar in an apartment decorated like a gym. If I have a room mate, he probably has cauliflower ears.

Sam: (looking up at the sky) Hope you know what you're doing.

Al: You gotta get in shape, Sam!



Other Episode Crew

CreatorDonald P. Bellisario
Executive ProducerDonald P. Bellisario
EditorGeorge R. Rohrs  |  Lawrence S. Breslow
Unit Production ManagerPaul Cajero
First Assistant DirectorBruce Humphrey
Second Assistant DirectorRobert Villar
Art DirectorCameron Birnie
Main Title ThemeMike Post
 
Warning: Quantum Leap season 1 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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