Quantum Leap: Season 3, Episode 12

8 1/2 Months - November 15, 1955 (6 Mar. 1991)

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Sam leaps into a very pregnant teenager and must convince her father to help her keep the baby.



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Episode cast overview:
Lana Schwab ...
Dorothy 'Dotty' Louise Billings
James Whitmore Jr. ...
Bob Crockett
Hunter von Leer ...
Keeter Slade
Anne Haney ...
Cassy Thailer
Dr. Rogers
Ann Walker ...
Philip Linton ...
Nurse Denton
Molly McClure ...
Mrs. Suffy
Priscilla Weems ...
Billie Jean Crockett


It's 1955 and Sam leaps into the body of 16 year old Billie Jean Crockett who is also 8 and a half months pregnant. Her mother is dead and her father wants nothing much to do with her. Her boyfriend, who got her pregnant, is off to college soon and wanted her to have a termination. Al tells Sam that she will have her baby within a day and give it up for adoption leading to a lifetime of regret and searching for the child. The solution is that Sam may have to give birth to the baby before he can leap again. Written by garykmcd

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When Sam (in the body of Billie Jean) is wheeled under the big mirror suspended above the operating table, his face as Sam, not Billie Jean, can be seen reflected in it. See more »


[Sam and Al still haven't found out who the father of Billy Jean's baby is]
Dr. Sam Beckett: There's gotta be somebody who can help me, Al!
Admiral Al Calavicci: Well, you tried your father, you tried... Dotty. There's... who? There's nobody else.
Dr. Sam Beckett: Nobody except the father of this baby. Only God knows where he is.
Effy: [walking in] Willis is probably walking home from work about now.
Admiral Al Calavicci: Out of the mouths of babes.
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