Sam leaps into the body of Ray Harper, a promising African-American medical student who has the opportunity at an internship at a Boston hospital. Ray currently lives in Watts and it's the eve of the 1965 race riots. He's engaged to Susan, a white girl, and faces not only her father's wrath but that of his brother Lonnie and his friends. Al tells him that his purpose is to keep Ray and Susan together but there is a chance that Susan might die in the riots. As the violence and race hatred grows, both Ray and Susan must face the challenge of each communities prejudice. Written by
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When Al orders Sam to keep Susan safe at Ray's home, he tells him it is apartment 218. However, when police later break into the same apartment in order to save Susan from Lonnie, the number of the door is clearly 217. See more
[Sam and Susan are working non-stop to help riot victims
Dr. Sam Beckett
No sleep, no food - I feel like a doctor. It's great!
Ooo Baby Baby
Written by Smokey Robinson
and Warren Moore
Performed by The Miracles
(1965) See more