Quantum Leap
Season 2

s02e01 / Honeymoon Express

21st Sep '89 - 12:00am
Honeymoon Express

April 27, 1960: As Tom McBride, a New York City cop on his honeymoon, Sam must save himself from a jealous, and sociopath, ex-husband. To make matters worse, the Project's funding will be cut off, stranding Sam alone in the past, unless he can prevent the U2 flight from being shot down over Russia.

256 have watched this episode

s02e02 / Disco Inferno

28th Sep '89 - 12:00am
Disco Inferno

April 1, 1976: As a stuntman, Sam is to save the life of his younger brother, while trying to convince the pair's obsessive father to let the younger son go his own way, even if it means going into country-western music, rather than following the family tradition of stunt work.

256 have watched this episode

s02e03 / The Americanization of Machiko

12th Oct '89 - 12:00am
The Americanization of Machiko

August 4, 1953: As a sailor returning from Japan, Sam brings a foreign wife to a small town. He then has to fight against the prejudice of both a scheming ex-girlfriend, as well as his mother, in order to gain acceptance of his new bride

254 have watched this episode

s02e04 / What Price Gloria?

26th Oct '89 - 12:00am
What Price Gloria?

October 16, 1961: Sam is shocked when he learns he's leaped into a woman, Samantha Stormer. As a gorgeous secretary for an automobile company, Sam has to cope with sexual harassment by the boss, a suicide attempt by a roommate, and the effect his looks have on Al's lecherous tendencies.

254 have watched this episode

s02e05 / Blind Faith

2nd Nov '89 - 1:00am
Blind Faith

February 6, 1964: Although the concert pianist he leaps into is blind, a fact, which bothers his girlfriend's disapproving mother, Sam can still see. At least until an exploding flashbulb blinds him at the crucial moment: when he must rescue his girlfriend from a serial hugger.

253 have watched this episode

s02e06 / Good Morning, Peoria

9th Nov '89 - 1:00am
Good Morning, Peoria

September 9, 1959: Rock 'n' roll is about to become big, but not in Peoria. That is, unless Sam, as DJ Howlin' Chick Howell, can manage to keep the radio station where he's employed from being shut down by overly conservative town elders.

253 have watched this episode

s02e07 / Thou Shalt Not...

16th Nov '89 - 1:00am
Thou Shalt Not...

February 2, 1974: Sam's task as a rabbi is to keep his sister-in-law from falling for a sleazy author and ruining her life. In the process he also helps the family recover from the year-old death of their son.

253 have watched this episode

s02e08 / Jimmy

23rd Nov '89 - 1:00am
Jimmy

October 14, 1964: Since mainstreaming the mentally retarded is not yet a popular concept, Sam must help Jimmy LaMotta, the 'slow' young man he's leaped into, get a job and gain his coworkers' acceptance, to prevent his brother from returning Jimmy to the institution.

253 have watched this episode

s02e09 / So Help Me God

30th Nov '89 - 1:00am
So Help Me God

July 29, 1957: Though he can't remember much more than habeas corpus, Sam finds himself the defense attorney for a young black woman accused of murdering the son of the most powerful man in a small Louisiana town.

253 have watched this episode

s02e10 / Catch a Falling Star

7th Dec '89 - 1:00am
Catch a Falling Star

May 21, 1979: Sam leaps into Ray Hutton, the understudy for the role of Cervantes just seconds before curtain time. His mission: prevent the drunken star from falling and seriously injuring himself during a benefit performance of 'Man of La Mancha'. Sam isn't helped by the presence of his former piano teacher, on whom he once had a crush, and who now appears to have caught the star's eye as well.

253 have watched this episode

s02e11 / A Portrait for Troian

14th Dec '89 - 1:00am
A Portrait for Troian

February 7, 1971: Sam leaps into a renowned parapsychologist where he must prevent a young widow from joining her husband at the bottom of a lake, while proving that she's not crazy, despite her claims of hearing her dead husband calling to her.

253 have watched this episode

s02e12 / Animal Frat

4th Jan '90 - 1:00am
Animal Frat

October 19, 1967: Trapped in the body of Knut Wileton, better known as 'Wild Thing', the typical frat jock, Sam must win the confidence of an attractive campus radical before she bombs the college's chemistry building as a protest against the war in Vietnam.

253 have watched this episode

s02e13 / Another Mother

11th Jan '90 - 1:00am
Another Mother

September 30, 1981: As a divorced mother of three, Sam's job of preventing his teenage son from running away, never to be seen again, is made more interesting by the fact that his youngest daughter can see both him and Al.

253 have watched this episode

s02e14 / All-Americans

18th Jan '90 - 1:00am
All-Americans

November 6, 1962: Keeping his best friend from throwing the high school championship football game, costing both of them their scholarship offers, Sam must also get their families to consolidate.

253 have watched this episode

s02e15 / Her Charm

8th Feb '90 - 1:00am
Her Charm

September 26, 1973: Protecting a female member of the witness protection program from a mafia hitman proves difficult for Sam, since the FBI appears to have an informant confounding his attempts to hide her.

252 have watched this episode

s02e16 / Freedom

15th Feb '90 - 1:00am
Freedom

November 22, 1970: Rather than saving his grandfather's life, Sam has to escape from jail and elude the police long enough to get them both to the reservation, where the old man can die in peace, at home.

252 have watched this episode

s02e17 / Good Night, Dear Heart

8th Mar '90 - 1:00am
Good Night, Dear Heart

November 9, 1957: Rather than saving the damsel of the episode, who supposedly committed suicide, Sam is the coroner trying to prove that she was cuddled, and find out by whom.

252 have watched this episode

s02e18 / Pool Hall Blues

15th Mar '90 - 1:00am
Pool Hall Blues

September 4, 1954: In order to help his granddaughter save a small bar from the slimy loan shark holding a note on the place, Sam has to play pool like a pro...with a little help from Al and Ziggy.

252 have watched this episode

s02e19 / Leaping in Without a Net

29th Mar '90 - 1:00am
Leaping in Without a Net

November 18, 1958: Sam remembers he's afraid of heights when he leaps into a trapeze artist, whose sister wants him to catch her as she does a triple without a net. Dad is less than pleased, since his wife died a few years earlier while attempting the same stunt.

252 have watched this episode

s02e20 / Maybe Baby

5th Apr '90 - 12:00am
Maybe Baby

March 11, 1963: Babysitting a kidnapped tot and a flaky, compulsively lying stripper keeps Sam busy as they cross Texas, on the run from the legal father and a squad of cops.

250 have watched this episode

s02e21 / Sea Bride

3rd May '90 - 12:00am
Sea Bride

June 3, 1954: Aboard an ocean liner, Sam must stop the marriage of a young man's ex-wife to a mobster. In the process, he finds himself in one heck of a mess in the ship's garbage compartment.

250 have watched this episode

s02e22 / M.I.A.

10th May '90 - 12:00am
M.I.A.

April 1, 1969: When Sam leaps into the life of an undercover cop, Al explains that his mission is to convince a navy nurse that her MIA husband is still alive, and to prevent her from marrying a lawyer she meets on the day Sam leaps in. But a series of coincidences causes Sam to wonder about the true nature of his mission.

250 have watched this episode
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