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Quantum Leap: Permanent Wave - June 2, 1983

June 2, 1983: Sam leaps in, just as his girlfriend's son witnesses a murder at a drugstore next door. The boy's mother will not allow him to tell the police and the killer is getting closer to make sure he never will.

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x5
Production Number: 67302
Airdate: Wednesday October 16th, 1991

Director: Scott Bakula
Writer: Beverly Bridges

  • Currently 9.3/10
9.3/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Lela Ivey
As Chloe
Doran Clark
As Laura
Harry Groener
As Detective Ward

Co-Guest Stars
Randi Brough
As Lisel
Robert Jacobs (2)
As Frank Bianca
Main Cast
Scott Bakula
As Dr. Samuel "Sam" Beckett
Dean Stockwell
As Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavicci
Episode Notes
This is the first of three episodes directed by Scott Bakula (Sam). The other two are "Roberto! - January 27, 1982" and "Promised Land - December 22, 1971".

Al's fourth father-in-law was an undertaker.

Episode Quotes
Al: Hey, is there part of me still left in you or what?
Sam: Maybe.

Sam: This is a story about Future Boy’s best friend, Al.
Al: (touched) Best friend…thanks.

Sam: See he doesn’t even know who you are.
Detective Ward: But you do.

Lady: How’s the girlfriend?
Sam: Great.
Lady: Pity.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDonald P. Bellisario
Executive ProducerDonald P. Bellisario
Main Title ThemeMike Post
Warning: Quantum Leap season 4 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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