Quantum Leap: Season 1, Episode 9

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

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

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Allison Grimski
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Real Nick Allen
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Chuck
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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

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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 »

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

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Admiral Al Calavicci: Sam, I think...
Dr. Sam Beckett: Don't say it, Al.
Admiral Al Calavicci: ...this is the start of a wonderful friendship.
Dr. Sam Beckett: You couldn't resist, could you?
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References The Maltese Falcon (1941) See more »

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Music by Richard Rodgers (1935)
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