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S02E16 - Freedom

Sam leaps into 1970, where he and his ailing grandfather Joseph have to escape the police. As Shoshone people, they want to get Joseph back to their reservation where he can die in peace. Leete and Kristen may or may not get trapped in a musical theatre loop again, somehow. Don’t worry about it.

CW: Discussion of scenes involving racism.

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S02E15 - Her Charm

We watched “Her Charm”, where Sam leaps into an FBI agent protecting a woman from a vengeful drug lord. Of course he fallsies in lovesies (againsies). Leete and Kristen are especially silly. Please like us.

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S02E14 - All-Americans

We’re talking S02E14, where Sam leaps into a promising young football player who has to help his best friend’s family overcome financial and emotional hardship by him getting a football scholarship. Also, there are some very confused/confusing cheerleaders in this episode. Hmm.

CW: Discussion of a brief scene involving sexual assault/harassment.

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S02E12 - Animal Frat

Kristen and Leete watched Season 2, Episode 12 - Animal Frat. Sam leaps into a college kid who has to stop a disaster at school. And boy, are his frat brothers ridiculous. Is this what college is? Were we ever so young?

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S02E11 - A Portrait For Troian

Sam leaps into a parapsychologist, and he’s got to solve a mystery involving a seemingly restless ghost. We talk all things supernatural. Leete gets skeptical. Kristen gets defensive. We rank the sexiness of different Frankenstein’s monsters. It’s a spooky party over here.

CW: Discussion of Gaslighting, Murder and Suicide.

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S02E10 - Catch a Falling Star

Heads up - this episode features two theatre people talking about the theatre episode of Quantum Leap. Sam leaps into an understudy for the lead role in a production of Man of La Mancha. There is a lot of singing in this episode. Of Quantum Leap, and the podcast. Look out.

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S02E09 - So Help Me God

Sam leaps into a lawyer in the 50s, fighting against racism and injustice. Kristen and Leete are diving back into Quantum Leap. (And Kristen has an eye twitch. Can you hear it?)

CW: Discussion of Racism, Sexual Assault, and Violent Murder.

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S02E07 - Thou Shalt Not

Sam’s got himself into another tricky situation, when he leaps into a rabbi in 1974 whose brother is having trouble coming to terms with the death of his son. Can Sam repair the damage that’s been done to this family?

CW: Grief, infidelity.

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S02E06 - Good Morning, Peoria

Sam leaps into a radio DJ in 1959, and there is a war raging against Rock and/or Roll! Only Sam can save the day! And make a lady fall in love with him, as always! Also, we have a serious contender for the Golden Shoehorn award in this one.

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S02E05 - Blind Faith

Sam leaps into a blind concert pianist who has to perform at Carnegie Hall…and solve a MURDER?! And patch up a mother and daughter’s relationship. And hoodwink a dog.

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S02E03 - The Americanization of Machiko

Sam leaps into 1953, and trades place with a sailor named Charlie, who comes home from Japan with his new wife, Machiko. They face prejudice within the town and his own family. This was another tough one to watch. But, among all the terrible drama, why was there still time for a barnyard sex romp? What is going on??

Content Warning: Discussion of racism and racist acts/behaviour.

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S02E02 - Disco Inferno

Sam leaps into a stuntman who has a tortured, musical brother. The tortured, musical brother has an angry, bitter father. They all work on a movie set where no one has any idea how to shoot a movie. And Kristen and Leete have little patience for it.

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S02E01 - Honeymoon Express

It’s a new season, and Sam has got himself in trouble again! He’s on a train with his new bride…or rather, Tom McBride’s bride. Ethics come in to play, and Al is no help at all. The validity of the Quantum Leap project is being questioned. Kristen and Leete have no answers, but they’re having fun?

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S01E08 - Play it Again, Seymour

This episode features Sam leaping into a detective in 1953, who for some reason looks like Humphrey Bogart. He also falls desperately in love with a lady from the past, and has a nerdy sidekick. But, most importantly: who is the Dropper named Clapper?!

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S01E07 - Camikazi Kid

Sam leaps into 1961, and into the body of a young man who has to stop his sister from marrying a really terrible guy. This episode includes drag racing, Jason Priestley, and an ending that leaves Kristen and Leete pretty darn speechless. (And yet, they keep talking about it. Huh.)

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S01E06 - The Color of Truth

In this episode, Sam leaps into the South in 1955, where he experiences racism through the eyes of an older black gentleman. We’re going to be honest, this was a really tough one to watch. But we also talk about tasty, tasty egg salad sandwiches. Can we make some eggs? I’m going to go make some eggs. Brb.

CW: Discussion of racism; descriptions of racist events/actions that occur on this episode of Quantum Leap.

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S01E05 - Double Identity

In this episode, Kristen and Leete tune in as Sam leaps into 1965 (and a whole lot of mafia drama). He also gets to show off his excellent singing skills.

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S01E04 - How the Tess Was Won

A bizarre competition on a farm. A very tense game of poker. A delightful pig named Piggy. Kristen and Leete go on a journey with Sam and Al to Texas in the 50’s.

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S01E03 - The Right Hand of God

Well, Sam leaps into the body of a boxer in this episode…but really it’s all about his adorable girlfriend, Dixie. Why didn’t Dixie win the Oscar? Why didn’t Dixie win the Emmy? Why isn’t Dixie Kristen and Leete’s best friend? All questions that won’t be addressed in this episode. Enjoy!

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