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Quantum Leap: Blind Faith - February 6, 1964

February 6, 1964: As the Beatles arrive in New York to make their legendary appearance on Toast of the Town, Sam finds himself as Andrew Ross, a blind concert pianist. He must rescue his girlfriend from becoming the latest victim of a serial killer while also free her from her controlling mother's "smothering love".

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x5
Production Number: 65402
Airdate: Wednesday November 01st, 1989



 
Guest Stars
Cynthia BainCynthia Bain
As Michelle Stevens
Cynthia BainCynthia Bain
As Michelle Stevens
Jennifer RhodesJennifer Rhodes
As Agnes Stevens
Kevin SkousenKevin Skousen
As Peter O'Shannon

Co-Guest Stars
Sloan FischerSloan Fischer
As Stage Manager
Recurring
Sloan FischerSloan Fischer
As Stage Manager
Recurring
Bill Burdin (2)Bill Burdin (2)
As Andrew Ross / Mirror
Hilla MollHilla Moll
As French Woman
Hilla MollHilla Moll
As French Woman
Judy KainJudy Kain
As Waitress
Judy KainJudy Kain
As Waitress
Main Cast
Dean StockwellDean Stockwell
As Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavicci
Dean StockwellDean Stockwell
As Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavicci

Recap

Sam finds himself just finishing a piano performance in a huge music hall. As the audience bursts into applause, Sam has no choice but to stand up and take a bow. He notices a dog at his side, barking at him, realizes he's wearing dark glasses, and concludes that he's supposed to be blind. A woman off-stage, his assistant Michelle Stevens, calls over the dog, Chopin. It drags Sam along with him and she congratulates Sam, referring to him as Andrew. The crowd calls for an encore while Chopin growls at Sam, sensing who he really is, and Michelle is surprised that Sam isn't going out for the encore. Realizing he has no choice, Sam goes back to the piano, hesitates, and then starts playing <em>Chopsticks</em>. The audience thinks he's trying to be humorous and applaud his effort. As Sam leaves the stage, Michelle says she's looking forward to seeing what he'll play tomorrow night...

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Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Edvard GriegConcerto in A MinorConcert performance


Episode Quotes
Michelle Stevens: Do you mind if I ask you a question?
Sam: As long as it's not about anything personal or professional.

Agnes Stevens: And remember, a fool's dreams may be dreams...
Agnes and Michelle: ... but they also belong to a fool.

Al: That reminds me of a girl I used to know. She had an act in Tijuana. Her name was Evita Evilitita. She used to lie on her back on the bench and play oldies with her toesies. Then she would kneel on the bench and bend over and play modern music with her...
Sam: Al, Al, I get the picture and thank you.

Al: (to Chopin the dog) Your mother is afraid of cats.

Al: Gee, this dog eats better than I do.
Sam: This dog works harder than you do.

Sam: My God, I'm playing the piano at Carnegie Hall.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorDonald P. Bellisario
Executive ProducerDonald P. Bellisario  |  Steve Coogan
Supervising ProducerDeborah Pratt  |  Robert Wolterstoff
ProducerHarker Wade
Co-ProducerPaul Brown (2)  |  Jeff Gourson  |  Chris Ruppenthal
Production DesignerCameron Birnie
Unit Production ManagerRonald R. Grow
First Assistant DirectorRyan Gordon
Music EditorTom Gleason (2)
Costume DesignerJean-Pierre Dorleac
Set DecoratorRobert L. Zilliox
Supervising Sound EditorPaul B. Clay
Director of PhotographyMichael W. Watkins
Sound MixerMark Hopkins McNabb
Costume SupervisorDavid Rawley
 
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