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Quantum Leap: Play It Again, Seymour - April 14, 1953

April 14, 1953: Sam leaps into a man with looks that could double for Humphrey Bogart. He is Nick Allen, a private investigator looking for the murderer of his partner and, if he does not find the perpetrator in time, himself.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x9
Production Number: 65009
Airdate: Wednesday May 17th, 1989


Alternate Airdates:

Ireland Mar 09, 1998
France Mar 09, 1998
United Kingdom Mar 09, 1998

  • Currently 9/10
9/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Paul LinkePaul Linke
As Lionel
Recurring
Richard RiehleRichard Riehle
As Lt. Lannon
Recurring
Willie GarsonWillie Garson
As Seymour
Recurring
Don Keith OpperDon Keith Opper
As Crooner
Don MaxwellDon Maxwell
As Policeman
Steve NevilSteve Nevil
As Chuck

Co-Guest Stars
Hap LawrenceHap Lawrence
As Bartender
Jeanette MillerJeanette Miller
As Old Lady
Jeff OlsonJeff Olson
As Taxi Driver
Kevin MockrinKevin Mockrin
As Little Woody Allen
Ron UlstadRon Ulstad
As Bandleader
Tony HellerTony Heller
As Nick Allen / Mirror
Main Cast
Scott Bakula
As Dr. Samuel "Sam" Beckett
Dean Stockwell
As Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavicci
Episode Notes
Paul Linke (Lionel) would later play Sheriff Ben Masters in "The Boogieman - October 31, 1964".


Chronologically, this is the earliest leap within Sam's lifetime. He was born on August 8, 1953, four months after the events of this episode.

Season 1 ended with this episode.
But Sam's leap out of this episode is into a female secretary; that episode was broadcast as the 4th of season 2 ("What Price, Gloria?"), instead of a continuation of season 1.



Episode Quotes
Al: Sam...you know, Allison could be the killer.
Sam: No.
Al: No? Why are you saying no? (reading) Because her body could part the red army?
Sam: No. Because we've got Clapper.
Al: Careful, Sam. There was no cure for that in 1953.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorDonald P. Bellisario
Executive ProducerDonald P. Bellisario
Main Title ThemeMike Post
 
Warning: Quantum Leap season 1 episode 9 guide may contain spoilers
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