As a Vietnam veteran, Sam is mistaken for Bigfoot in rural Washington state.
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Sam restrains his friend while having a seizure and puts a spoon in his mouth to prevent him from "swallowing his tongue." Not only is the swallowing of a tongue an outdated and incorrect myth regarding epileptic seizures it's something a medical doctor like Sam would know about and wouldn't do to a seizing person. See more
Dr. Sam Beckett
Over the years I've leaped into a lot of hairy situations. But this one was more than I expected. And even though I didn't know who I was, I did know who I wasn't. I wasn't Bigfoot. Although, from the look of things, I wasn't far off.
References The Beast Within