Quantum Leap: Season 4, Episode 9

A Single Drop of Rain - September 7, 1953 (20 Nov. 1991)

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Sam leaps into a rainmaker who returns to his drought-stricken hometown and has to keep his family together.



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Episode cast overview:
Phyllis Lyons ...
Ralph Beaumont
Clinton Leveret
Britt Leach ...
Vernon Coutis
Anne Haney ...
Grace Beaumont
Lesly Kahn ...
Velma Waters
Ted Baader ...
Billy Beaumont


Sam leaps into the body of Billy Beaumont, who returns to his home town after several years' absence. Billy is a con man who poses as a rainmaker and his home town is in the midst of a severe drought. Sam is reluctant to take advantage of them but in the end decides to use science in his favor and try to make it rain. With Al searching for a scientific way to make that happen, he also learns the real reason Sam is there: to make sure that Billy's brother Ralph and his wife Annie stay together. That may be more difficult than it may appear at first since she still has feelings for Billy. Written by garykmcd

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Dr. Sam Beckett: [in some kind of prayer] I don't know who's running this show. I don't know why I was chosen. I bounce around from place to place. I do everything I'm supposed to do. At least the best way I can. But I don't know how to do this one. I mean, you gotta help me. I figure you owe me. For a couple of times anyway. You make it rain. You hear me? You make it rain!
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Sam's Prayer
Written by Velton Ray Bunch
Performed by Velton Ray Bunch
Courtesy of Music Corp. of America (BMI)
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