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Quantum Leap: All Americans - November 6, 1962

November 6, 1962: Sam is a high school American football player who must stop his best friend from throwing an important game and ruining his life. In the original history, Chuey throws the game because of a betting scheme that his mother's landlord pressures him into.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x14
Production Number: 65418
Airdate: Wednesday January 17th, 1990

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Guest Stars
Fausto Bara
As Ruben de Guerra
Pepe Serna
As Manuel Vega
Richard Coca
As Chuey Martinez
Ruth Britt
As Celia Martinez

Co-Guest Stars
Corey Smith
As Eddie Vega / Mirror
Main Cast
Scott Bakula
As Dr. Samuel "Sam" Beckett
Dean Stockwell
As Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavicci
Episode Notes
This is the first episode in which Sam leaps with someone under the age of eighteen: Eddie Vega, a sixteen-year-old high school student. It is also the first time that he leaps into a Hispanic person.

This is the one of the only episodes in which Al first appears to Sam before the opening credits.

The director of this episode, John Cullum, previously played John O'Malley in "Catch A Falling Star".

Episode Quotes
Sam: I thought I told you to stay away from Chuey.
Ruben: Does he tell you when to wipe your butt too?

Chuey: You bet on us?
Ruben: Hey, would I bet against my old high school?
Chuey: You would if the odds were right.
Ruben: I think I like this kid of yours, Celia.

Al: That's the story with our country. Mothers and fathers go through all kinds of hardships just to see that their kids get a better break than they had.

Al: Sam, that pass was like a ten dollar hooker. It wasn't pretty but it got the job done.

Sam: Where have you been?
Al: I've been watching SuperBowl XXX...and the Steelers are down by three...

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDonald P. Bellisario
Executive ProducerDonald P. Bellisario
Main Title ThemeMike Post
Warning: Quantum Leap season 2 episode 14 guide may contain spoilers
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