Quantum Leap: Season 2, Episode 14

All Americans - November 6, 1962 (17 Jan. 1990)

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Sam must prevent a fellow high school football player from throwing the championship game and losing his scholarship.



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Episode cast overview:
Chuey Martinez
Ruth Britt ...
Celia Martinez
Manuel Vega
Fausto Bara ...
Ruben de Guerra
Robert Benedetti ...
Ralph Monaco ...
Otto Coelho ...
Marie Caldare ...
Christy Alvarez ...
Maria (as Christi Alvarez)
Corey Smith ...
Eddie Vega


Sam finds himself back in high school when he leaps into the body of Eddie Vega. Eddie and his best friend Chuey Martinez both star on the school's football team and Sam is there to keep Chuey from throwing the upcoming championship game. It turns out that Chuey's mother is several months behind in her rent to her landlord who also happens to be a heavy gambler. In return for Chuey throwing the game - he's the team's star receiver - he'll forgive what his mother owes. Written by garykmcd

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The teaser again shows Sam leaping into Jesse Tyler from S1Ep7. See more »


The episode "All-Americans" is set in California, in 1962. The license plates on Rueben's car are blue. In California, blue license plates were issued in the 1970s; in the 1960s, they were black. See more »


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