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Quantum Leap: A Leap For Lisa - June 25, 1957

June 25, 1957: Sam leaps into Al, who faces charges of raping and murdering a Commander's wife. The odds rise that Al will be convicted and sent to the gas chamber, Sam, Al, and the new observer Edward have to prove his innocence.

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x22
Production Number: 67329
Airdate: Wednesday May 20th, 1992

  • Currently 10/10
10/10 (3 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Roddy McDowall
As Edward St. John V

Guest Stars
Charles Rocket
As Commander Dirk Riker
Rich Whiteside
As Marine Guard
Anthony Peck
As Judge
Debbie James
As Marci Riker
Ivan Gueron
As Plumber
Jack Stauffer
As Flight Surgeon
Jamie Walters
As Albert "Bingo" Calavicci / Mirror
Jeff Corbett
As "Chip" Ferguson
Jeff Nowinski
As "Stacker" Carpenter
Larry Brandenburg
As Commander Hugh Dobbs
Steve Carlisle
As Pollack
Terry Farrell
As Navy Nurse Lt. Lisa Sherman
Main Cast
Scott Bakula
As Dr. Samuel "Sam" Beckett
Dean Stockwell
As Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavicci
Episode Notes
When Sam (Scott Bakula) briefly changes history, numerous changes result: Al (Dean Stockwell) is replaced as his observor by Edward St. John V (Roddy McDowall) who calls him "Samuel"; Ziggy is now Alpha; Gooshie and Tina are married.

Roddy McDowall (Edward St. John V) was a close friend of Dean Stockwell (Al) for many years.

Charles Rocket (Commander Dirk Riker) previously played Michael Blake in "A Little Miracle - December 24, 1962".

Roddy McDowall (Edward St. John V) receives the "and" credit.

Jamie Walters's voice is dubbed over by Dean Stockwell.

Al (Dean Stockwell) did not start smoking cigars until he began serving in Vietnam.

Sam (Scott Bakula) had a great-aunt named Tilly. She was the last person before Edward St. John V (Roddy McDowall) to refer to him as "Samuel."

Episode Quotes
(Al is attempting to explain the concept of leaping to his younger self)
Bingo: (referring to Sam) So I’m him and he’s me?
Al: Right!
Bingo: Then who are you?

Sam: But you’re married!
Lisa: Yes and so is my husband but it hasn’t stopped him from landing in every blonde from here to Norway!

Sam: He’s gone!
Al: Who’s gone?
Sam: My shadow, he’s gone!
Al: Maybe he went to the head.
Sam: He would sooner wet his pants than leave his post.

Sam: (immediately after leaping in) This guy’s got more women than you do.
Al: That’s funny. That is funny. That’s hysterical. Have you looked in the mirror…you haven’t looked in the mirror yet have you?!

Sam: Commander, if I could have a few minutes to myself before we reconvene?
Commander Riker: You won’t be alone.
Sam: Yeah, well, I’ve come to think of him as my shadow.
"Shadow": Sir, Sir.
Sam: Hmm, come on, Shadow.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDonald P. Bellisario
Executive ProducerDonald P. Bellisario
Main Title ThemeMike Post
Warning: Quantum Leap season 4 episode 22 guide may contain spoilers
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