Quantum Leap
Season 3

s03e01 / The Leap Home

29th Sep '90 - 12:00am
The Leap Home

November 25, 1969: As himself at the age of 16, Sam has the opportunity to both win the high school basketball championship and save his family from their sad fates.

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s03e02 / The Leap Home Part II - Vietnam

6th Oct '90 - 12:00am
The Leap Home Part II - Vietnam

April 7, 1970: As a Navy SEAL in his own brother's squad, Sam must determine whether he is there to save Tom's life or ensure the success of the mission on which his brother was killed. Also Al from 1970 was a P.O.W.

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s03e03 / Leap of Faith

13th Oct '90 - 12:00am
Leap of Faith

August 19, 1963: Sam finds himself in one holy mess as a priest in Philadelphia, trying to help an alcoholic priest deal with a hugger and the death of a young parishioner.

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s03e04 / One Strobe Over the Line

20th Oct '90 - 12:00am
One Strobe Over the Line

June 15, 1965: Sam is a photographer who must protect a fashion model from a growing dependency on amphetamines and a predatory manager's ambitions.

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s03e05 / The Boogieman

27th Oct '90 - 12:00am
The Boogieman

October 31, 1964: Things do more than go bump in the night when Sam leaps into Joshua Raye, a horror novelist on Halloween. Although Ziggy claims he's there to prevent the death of a church deacon, things get even stranger when two more people die without warning.

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s03e06 / Miss Deep South

3rd Nov '90 - 1:00am
Miss Deep South

June 7, 1958: As Darlene Monte, a contestant in the 'Miss Deep South' beauty pageant, Sam must come to the aid of an innocent contender who faces disgrace when she poses for naughty pictures taken by a sleazy pageant photographer. As if things weren't bad enough, Sam must ensure that Darlene finishes third, so that she'll go on to become a doctor.

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s03e07 / Black on White on Fire

10th Nov '90 - 1:00am
Black on White on Fire

August 11, 1965: Sam leaps into a black med. student engaged to a white woman in order to ensure that he and his fiancandeacute;e survive the Watts Riot together.

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s03e08 / The Great Spontini

17th Nov '90 - 1:00am
The Great Spontini

May 9, 1974: Leaping into magician Harry Spontini, Sam has to prevent his estranged wife from taking their daughter away from him as she files for divorce, so she can marry her sleazy divorce attorney.

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s03e09 / Rebel Without a Clue

1st Dec '90 - 1:00am
Rebel Without a Clue

September 1, 1958: As 'Bones', a member of a motorcycle gang, Sam is an uneasy rider who has to prevent a Jack Kerouac-inspired young woman from meeting her death on the road.

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s03e10 / A Little Miracle

22nd Dec '90 - 1:00am
A Little Miracle

December 24, 1962: On Christmas Eve, Sam leap into Reginald Pierson, valet to a wealthy contractor, who is in danger of losing his soul in an attempt to demolish a Salvation Army mission, so he can build his 'Blake's Plaza'. Seeing a similarity to the Dickens's character, Sam and Al decide to 'Scrooge' the greed out of the man.

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s03e11 / Runaway

5th Jan '91 - 1:00am

July 4, 1964: On a cross-country car trip, Sam, as 13-year-old Butchie, must contend with a sadistic older sister and a mother on the verge of running away from an unfulfilling marriage, in search of the feminine mystique.

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s03e12 / 8 1/2 Months

7th Mar '91 - 1:00am
8 1/2 Months

November 15, 1955: Billie Jean Crockett is a pregnant teenager who will make the second biggest mistake of her life - giving her baby up for adoption - unless Sam, as Billie Jean, can convince someone to help her raise her child... before he goes into labor himself

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s03e13 / Future Boy

14th Mar '91 - 1:00am
Future Boy

October 6, 1957: Sam leaps Kenny Sharp, better known as 'Future Boy', sidekick to Moe Stein, host of the kid's show, 'Time Patrol', who also happens to be building a time machine in his basement. Unless Sam can prevent Moe's daughter from attempting to have her father committed, Moe is destined to be killed as he tries to hop a freight train.

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s03e14 / Private Dancer

21st Mar '91 - 1:00am
Private Dancer

October 6, 1979: An aspiring dancer working as a waitress in a strip club is in danger of being led into a life of prostitution unless Sam, as 'Rod the Bod', can convince her to audition for a spot in a professional dance group. But, since she's deaf, the choreographer doesn't believe she has the time to give the young lady the attention she'll need.

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s03e15 / Piano Man

28th Mar '91 - 1:00am
Piano Man

November 10, 1985: Joey Dinardo is a lounge lizard on the run from mob hitmen. When Sam leaps in, his ex-girlfriend, and former musical partner have found him, and now both are on a run for their lives from a hugger who seems to know their every move.

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s03e16 / Southern Comforts

4th Apr '91 - 1:00am
Southern Comforts

August 4, 1961: It's the best little cathouse in New Orleans. No, it's the Gilbert Labonte Sewin' and Quiltin' Academy. As the proprietor of this worthy establishment, Sam must prevent the mysterious death of a resident who doesn't belong there.

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s03e17 / Glitter Rock

11th Apr '91 - 12:00am
Glitter Rock

April 12, 1974: Sam is a glitter rock star in danger of being embraced to death after a performance, unless Sam can determine who, from a growing list of people, the real hugger is.

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s03e18 / A Hunting We Will Go

19th Apr '91 - 12:00am
A Hunting We Will Go

June 18, 1976: It's the leap from hell as Sam, a bounty hunter handcuffed to a wily embezzler who will stop at nothing to get away from him, has to deal with his captive, as well as his attraction towards her, despite her countless attacks on him.

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s03e19 / Last Dance Before an Execution

2nd May '91 - 12:00am
Last Dance Before an Execution

May 12, 1971: 'Just think of someplace far away' is the advice Sam hears as he leaps into Jesus Ortega, a Cuban-American being strapped into an electric chair. A last second stay of execution gives Sam just forty-eight hours to either prove himself innocent or fulfill his mission so that he can leap before the Big Switch is pulled

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s03e20 / Heart of a Champion

9th May '91 - 12:00am
Heart of a Champion

July 23, 1955: The heart of a champion belongs to Ronnie, a professional wrestler, who will die if he competes in the title match. Sam, as his brother and new partner Terry, must convince him of his hidden health problem, while avoiding his own health problem - the jealous wrestler-husband of a woman who has taken an amorous interest in Sam.

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s03e21 / Nuclear Family

16th May '91 - 12:00am
Nuclear Family

October 26, 1962: Sam finds himself the brother of a fallout shelter salesman during the Cuban Missile Crisis, where he must defuse a potentially explosive situation as panic sets in on the night of John F. Kennedy's speech to the nation.

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s03e22 / Shock Theater

23rd May '91 - 12:00am
Shock Theater

October 3, 1954: Leaping into Sam Bederman, a mental patient who is suffering from acute depression, Sam receives an overloaded electroshock treatment, which causes his Swiss-cheesed memory to be replaced by personas from previous leaps. Al, finding himself visible to the mentally absent, must try to complete Sam's mission, and convince him to take another shock treatment, in order to leap Sam out before contact is lost forever.

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