Quantum Leap

A time-travel experiment that went wrong sends physicist Sam Beckett back in time, where he assumes other people's identities and helps to resolve the crises of his new hosts. He's assisted in his adventures by Al Calavicci, also known as `The Observer,' who has the ability to appear in holographic form. The imaginative, Emmy-nominated series spawned a (more…)

Season 1, Episode 1 Genesis

First Aired: March 26, 1989

In Part 1 of the series opener, a botched time-travel experiment bounces Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula) back to 1956 and into the body of a test pilot with a pregnant wife (Jennifer Runyon). Al: Dean Stockwell. Capt. Birdell: John Allen Nelson. Dr. Burger: W.K. Stratton. Weird Ernie: Bruce McGill.

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  • Premiered: March 26, 1989
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A time-travel experiment that went wrong sends physicist Sam Beckett back in time, where he assumes other people's identities and helps to resolve the crises of his new hosts. He's assisted in his adventures by Al Calavicci, also known as `The Observer,' w… (more)

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