Quantum Leap (1989–1993)
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Liberation - October 16, 1968 

Leaping into the middle of the woman's liberation movement Sam must prevent the death of a young lady at a sit-in and convince her father to live with a liberated daughter.

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Sam leaps into Margaret Sanders, a mother and homemaker who is arrested with her daughter Suzie at a women's lib rally in 1968. Al tells him he's there to help out Diana St. Cloud who is leading the local women's movement. Margaret's activism is having an effect on her marriage as her husband George struggles to understand what is going on. As far as Diana goes, Al tells him that he next rally will get out of hand and she will be shot unless Sam can get her to cancel the event. His solution leads to other complications however. When the protesters invade the local businessmen's club, it's daughter Suzie that is put in danger. Written by garykmcd

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12 January 1993 (USA)  »

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Trivia

At the end of the episode, Sam leaps into Dr. Ruth Westheimer in the teaser for Quantum Leap: Dr. Ruth - April 25, 1985 (1993). This was the only time that he leaped into two women in a row. See more »

Goofs

A closeup of Al's handlink reveals an alkaline battery beneath its transparent pieces. On the DVD, this is about 10 minutes 47 seconds into the episode. See more »

Quotes

[Sam is Margaret Sanders, a mother who becomes embroiled in the equal rights movement of the sixties]
Dr. Sam Beckett: [after an argument with George, Margaret's husband] Nobody should be treated like that, Al. Nobody. Patronized, insulted like that. It's...
Admiral Al Calavicci: George and all the other Georges in the world, they have no idea that they're denigrating women. It's just they were never taught to behave any other way.
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References Bonnie and Clyde (1967) See more »

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