More Inside Details of What to Expect from the New Quantum Leap Pilot

“Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.”
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We’re back this week to discuss more of what we know about the new Quantum Leap pilot, including the recent announcement that Helen Shaver will serve as both the pilot director and Executive Producer. We also have some more inside details thanks to our source – who we are lovingly calling ‘The Observer’ – at NBC:

  • Details on Ziggy and the Handlink
  • How they’re going to address Al’s absence in light of Dean Stockwell’s passing
  • More hints on how the producers hope to incorporate Sam Beckett and other original characters into the new mythology

Then, of course, Sam & Dennis make with some serious “fan-wank” with some speculation with the tidbits we do have. Along the way, we talk about the Handlink as the original smart phone, the 80s/90s TV trope of sassy AI computers, and a lamentation of how it only took four years after its cancellation for Knight Rider to get a reboot attempt. 

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Some Other Resources and Articles We Discuss:

Beyond the Mirror Image, by Matt Dale

Quantum Leap Info, by Matt Dale (a collection of everything confirmed so far about the new pilot)

The Quantum Leap Podcast

What We Know About the Quantum Leap Reboot

2 thoughts on “More Inside Details of What to Expect from the New Quantum Leap Pilot

  1. Thank you, in your work in regards to providing any news on the “Quantum Leap” sequel.

    Despite my reservations, I am looking forward to how the show will continue to mention Al, despite the Character’s and Mr Stockwell’s death.

    Nice to see Sam Beckett will be mentioned a lot in the series, and Scott Bakula’s appearance hopefully will be more than just the pilot, if the Show did get picked up for a series.

    Keep up the good work,

    A fellow leaper


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