Quantum Leap: Season 1, Episode 9

Play It Again, Seymour - April 14, 1953 (17 May 1989)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Adventure | Drama
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 165 users  
Reviews: write review | 3 critic

Sam leaps into a private detective who looks a lot like Humphrey Bogart.

Director:

Writers:

(created by), (teleplay), 4 more credits »
Watch Episode
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb + 1 more

Editors' Spotlight

Emmy Awards 2014

We have the winners, photos and more in our 2014 Emmys section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 835 titles
created 29 Mar 2012
 
a list of 176 titles
created 19 Apr 2012
 
a list of 9 titles
created 21 Mar 2013
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Play It Again, Seymour - April 14, 1953 (17 May 1989)

Play It Again, Seymour - April 14, 1953 (17 May 1989) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Quantum Leap.
« Previous Episode | 9 of 97 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
...
...
Allison Grimski
...
Seymour
...
Lionel
Tony Heller ...
Real Nick Allen
Steve Nevil ...
Chuck
...
Crooner
...
Lt. Lannon
...
Old Lady
Don Maxwell ...
Policeman
Kevin Mockrin ...
Barbara London ...
Mama
Ron Ulstad ...
Bandleader
Hap Lawrence ...
Bartender
Edit

Storyline

It's the early 1950s an Sam has leaped into the body of a New York City private detective, Nick Allen. Apart from the fact that Allen bears a striking resemblance to Humphrey Bogart, Sam feels that he has leaped into a cheap pulp novel, something that proves to be all too accurate when he realizes he knows the story and is constantly having a sense of déjà vu. With his partner murdered, Sam has to not only find the murderer but launch the career of a prospective writer. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Language:

Release Date:

17 May 1989 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is based upon the "Play it again, Sam" quote that is attributed to Casablanca (1942) but is often misquoted from Rick's quote "Play it, Sam!" See more »

Goofs

Obvious use of stunt double in the elevator shaft. See more »

Quotes

[Al has returned with the book about the case Sam is living]
Dr. Sam Beckett: Who killed Phil?
Admiral Al Calavicci: I don't know.
Dr. Sam Beckett: What do you mean you don't know? You've got the book, I saw you.
Admiral Al Calavicci: Yeah, but, you know, it's an unfinished mystery. It's one of those contest books that had in the '50s. You figure out who did the murder and if the cops can prove it, then you win ten grand.
[hold up the book]
Dr. Sam Beckett: Al, it says "Who Killed Grimsley *and* Allen?"
Admiral Al Calavicci: Yeah, I thought you'd notice that last part.
Dr. Sam Beckett: How did I die?
Admiral Al Calavicci: Back-stomped an ounce of ...
[...]
See more »

Connections

References The Maltese Falcon (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Moon
(uncredited)
Music by Richard Rodgers
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Need honest opinion on getting the series on DVD KDTfiles6
What Are Your Favorite 10 Episodes of Quantum Leap? Here are Mine WeMinoredInFilm
8 Sad Truths You Realize When Re-Watching Quantum Leap WeMinoredInFilm
Most frustrating episode, IMHO susanemccool
I always wondered... RobL52683
Could Sam Himself be 'God, Fate or Whatever'? rfbecker

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?