Quantum Leap (1989–1993)
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A Hunting Will We Go - June 18, 1976 

Sam leaps into a bounty hunter who is handcuffed to a female fugitive who will do anything to escape from him.



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Episode credited cast:
Diane Frost
Rodney Owens
Sheriff Michaels
Michael McCarty ...
Dale Swann ...
Jeffrey King ...
Warren Barrington ...
Clive (as Warren Harringtion)
Maxine Elliott Hicks ...
Edwine (as Maxine Elliott)
Dorothy Blass ...
Ken Kells ...
Gordon O'Reilly
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Himself (archive footage)
Herself (archive footage)
Jaime Sommers (archive footage)


Sam leaps into the body of Gordon O'Reilly, a bounty hunter trying to return his prisoner to the Sheriff in Decatur. He's arrested Diane Frost who was charged with forging her boss' signature on a million dollars' worth of checks and then skipped bail before going to court. According to Al however, Sam and Diane will be killed that very night. According to the information he has, Diane will shoot Gordon and will then herself be shot trying to run away. She proves to be quite a handful and tries to escape at every opportunity. The truth is that Sam is becoming quite attracted to her and when she reveals why she stole the money, he realizes that he may have put her in danger by turning her over to the local Sheriff. Written by garykmcd

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17 April 1991 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The title is based upon the child's nursery rhyme A Hunting We Will Go. See more »


When the sheriff comes to Arkansas and picks up Diane at the motel, the lightbar on the police car is a type not manufactured until the late 80's or early 90's. See more »


Al: There are five stages of love. The first is denial, then the second is sex, then there's acceptance, then there's divorce... and then there's more sex, if you're lucky.
Sam: Who wrote this textbook, you or Zsa Zsa?
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Enough with all the kissing!
20 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

I like Quantum Leap and I've seen every episode from Season 1 to Season 3. But there is one constant that is starting to get annoying with each episode. Why is it that Sam falls in love with every girl he meets when he leaps. That's morbidly fickle of him. I know he's stuck for all eternity jumping through time from one situation to another. But does he have to fall in love with every girl he happens on. And the constant kissing on each episode. I like some adult action but not on a Sci-Fi TV series. Sam makes fun of Al's perversions and his numerous wives, but how is he any different? The only people Sam doesn't kiss are African American women and his Japanese wife in a Season 2 episode. Otherwise, he's basically a man-whore. This particular episode was the worse because the girl is incredibly unattractive and extremely unlikeable. And yet, once again, he takes her to a motel and starts making out. Can't Sam just do his duty in time and leap on?

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