Quantum Leap: Season 3, Episode 9

Rebel Without a Clue - September 1, 1958 (30 Nov. 1990)

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As a member of a motorcycle gang Sam has to keep a young woman from going on the road.



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Episode cast overview:
Dillon (as Dietrich Bader)
Teddy Wilson ...
Ernie Tyler
Mad Dog
Joshua Cadman ...
Kristopher Logan ...
Shane 'Funny Bone' Thomas


Sam leaps into the body of Shane 'Funny Bone' Thomas, a biker and member of a gang, The Cobras, circa 1958. Al tells him that he's there to prevent the murder of Becky, a young idealist who shows great potential as a writer. Sometime in the next 24 hours she will be stabbed, but Al doesn't know by who. Despite Sam's several attempts to convince her to leave she refuses to do so. She's inspired by Jack Kerouac's On The Road and wants to experience life. Sam decides there's only one person who can convince her otherwise - Jack Kerouac himself. Written by garykmcd

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30 November 1990 (USA)  »

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The title is based upon the movie Rebel Without a Cause (1955). See more »


Becky: I told you, I'm not going.
Ernie Tyler: Well, if you ain't goin', I guess you're stayin'. I got this spare room above my garage, it's yours for the night. And maybe if you get some sleep, you'll wake up with some sense. But I doubt it.
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References Gunsmoke (1955) See more »

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