Quantum Leap

Season 2 Overview

Time is elastic in this gripping sci-fi series about Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula), a physicist who travels from one era to the next to correct past mistakes by taking over different identities. His only help is wisecracking sidekick Al (Dean Stockwell). This season, he visits 1960 to help newlyweds get on the right path, 1979 to inspire an actor playing Don Quixote, 1957 to defend an African American woman wrongly accused of a crime and much more.

Cast Bios

  1. Scott Bakula

    Dr. Sam Beckett is a physicist who becomes trapped in time from  a mishap with his own project, Quantum Leap. He travels through time, inhabiting the bodies of a wide variety of people, trying to right the wrongs of that moment and even changing the course of history. 

    Bakula, who won a Golden Globe for Quantum Leap, also starred in the TV series' Star Trek: Enterprise, Men of a Certain Age, and NCIS: New Orleans. He has been in the films American Beauty and The Informant!. Before going into television, Bakula started his career in musical theater, performing on and off Broadway.

  2. Dean Stockwell

    Al Calavicci takes hologram form and travels along with Beckett on his journey, offering guidance, advice, and friendship. 

    Stockwell appeared in the classic films, Compulsion, Anchors Aweigh, Married to the Mob and Dune. His television credits include The Twilight Zone, The Tony Danza Show, JAG, and Battlestar Gallactica. Stockwell received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Leap Day in 1992.

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