As the sidekick on the 1950s children's science fiction series "Time Patrol", Sam must prevent the death of the star of the show.
Did You Know?
Richard Herd, who starred in this episode (#3.13) as Moe Stein, also appeared on Seinfeld (#6.18) as George's boss Mr. Wilhelm. In one of the episodes (#4.3) of Seinfeld, there was a Quantum Leap poster in the background of the NBC waiting room where Jerry and George were sitting before pitching the idea for Jerry's sitcom. Additionally, several Seinfeld side characters also appeared on Quantum Leap including Patrick Warburton, Louis Mustillo, and Valerie Mahaffey to name a few. Richard also appeared as Admiral Paris in Star Trek: Voyager
(1995) which make him and Scott Bakula two actors who appear here to later appear in the Star Trek franchise. See more
On October 7, 1957, Sam says that the Soviet Union launched Sputnik two days earlier. In actuality, it was launched on October 4, 1957. See more
Admiral Al Calavicci
[on Sam's 'Future Boy' costume
Don't tell me, let me guess: you've been invited to a costume party, and you're going as a baked potato.