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"Quantum Leap" The Boogieman - October 31, 1964 (TV Episode 1990) Poster

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During scenes in Joshua's office, one of the show's Emmy statues can be seen in the background.
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This is the first episode to take place over the course of a single day.
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The book Sam looks through at around 32:37 seems to be the Aunt Morgana's "recipe book" from Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988). The last page Sam sees is entitled "Adraka Kozorol"; this is the recipe Elvira makes for a picnic. She even wonders where Aunt Morgana kept the edrazeba.
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Sam gives Stephen King ideas for his future books.
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1964 was the first year that Sam leaped into three times. He previously did so in Quantum Leap: Blind Faith - February 6, 1964 (1989) and Quantum Leap: Jimmy - October 14, 1964 (1989).
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The kind of vehicle Joshua Rey drives is a 1958 Plymouth Fury, just like in Stephen King's novel Christine, which Joshua Rey mentions while talking to Stevie, the young Stephen King in the episode.
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In addition to the religious overtone of Sam's opponent in this leap, there is a religious undertone on Sam's side as well. The name of the man Sam leaps into is Joshua Rey. Joshua is the Hebrew form of Jesus and Rey means King in Spanish, so his name means "Jesus the king."
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This episode takes place in Coventry, Maine on October 31, 1964.
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The Devil posing as Al in Sam's nightmare tells him that Joshua Rey's pet Black Mamba is one of the deadliest snakes in the world; in fact it's the deadliest of all land snakes.
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In the original history, Tully Maltin fell from a ladder and was killed when he broke his neck on October 31, 1964.
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