Quantum Leap: Season 5, Episode 12

A Tale of Two Sweeties - February 25, 1958 (5 Jan. 1993)

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Sam must decide between families when he leaps into a salesman with two wives.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Mary Lou Childs ...
Ellen Elroy
Jill Tracy ...
Rachel Elroy
Jessica Elroy
Josh Elroy
Mary Elroy
Michael Bellisario ...
Martin Jr.
Jack Yates ...
Kristie Transeau ...


Sam leaps into Marty Elroy a traveling salesman who is also a bigamist who has two families. One of them lives in Brooklyn while the other live in Pompano Beach. He's managed to keep them apart up to now but faces a major challenge when his Brooklyn family decides to drive to Florida to surprise him. Al tells Sam that he's there to pick between the two families but has little guidance for him on which family he should choose. He suggests that Sam just spend time with each of them and then choose. That isn't Marty's only problem however. He's something of a gambler and is in debt. His bookie gives him 24 hours to come up with $2000 or else. As for choosing between the two families, he decides that honesty is the best policy. Written by garykmcd

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The title is based upon the Charles Dickens' novel 'A Tale of Two Cities'. See more »


Receptionist: Is there a Rachel Elroy here?
Rachel Elroy: That's me.
Receptionist: You have a phone call.
Ellen Elroy: My last name is Elroy, too!
Rachel Elroy: [jokingly] Really? Maybe we're related.
Admiral Al Calavicci: Closer than you think, honey.
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