Quantum Leap: Season 3, Episode 5

The Boogieman - October 31, 1964 (26 Oct. 1990)

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Everything goes wrong when Sam leaps into a Gothic horror novelist on Halloween.

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Mary Greely
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Sam leaps into the body of a second-rate horror writer, Joshua Ray just before Halloween 1964. Ziggy confirms that Sam is there because of Ray's fiancée Mary Neely. A series of bizarre events lead to the death of a handyman and then an elderly neighbor and Al is convinced that she is responsible somehow. The local Sheriff suspects Ray and Sam is sure that the Sheriff is the guilty party. Sam constantly sees a goat at the site of the deaths and soon realizes that he is combating and evil force, perhaps the Devil himself. Written by garykmcd

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During scenes in Joshua's office, one of the show's Emmy statues can be seen in the background. See more »

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None of the 19 convicted of witchcraft in Salem, MA in 1692 were burned at the stake. They were all hanged. The 20th victim, Giles Cory, was never convicted as he was not tried. He was pressed to death while they tried to get him to make a plea. See more »

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Tully MaltinAdmiral Al Calavicci: [respectively] Them that dance with the Devil are bound to get scorched.
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Horror Comes to Quantum Leap
25 December 2008 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

An excellent episode with Sam leaping into a house of horrors. A handyman is killed after he falls from his ladder after Sam sees a goat pull on a rag that was tied to it. Problem is, nobody else has seen the goat or where the goat could have come from in the first place. Then an old lady friend is killed by a snake. Is his wife the killer or maybe the town sheriff? Sam has to figure this one out while more and more strange things happen. Then there's this boy named Stevie who wants to write a book. While driving a red and white 1958 Plymouth Fury Sam crashes and then tells Stevie that "its almost like the car drove itself."


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