New to Fate’s Wide Wheel – Video Podcast

As a new chapter of Quantum Leap looks to be upon us, we've decided to add a video component to our podcast. One thing's for sure - we certainly got faces made for podcasting. Watch for the deep dive, but here are some things that our source has confirmed: 1. The casting notice that started … Continue reading New to Fate’s Wide Wheel – Video Podcast

Fire Up the Accelerator

We're back! And so is Quantum Leap! An official announcement dropped on January 13th, 2022. NBC brings back our beloved series with a continuation set 20+ years after Dr. Beckett's final televised leap. We might be a little excited. On top of that, we've been hard at work mining all our resources and reaching out to a … Continue reading Fire Up the Accelerator

Stand Up – April 30th, 1959

You are about to witness the strength of Bob Saget. Leapers! We’re back this week to talk about Season 4, episode 21, Stand Up - April 30th, 1959. Sam leaps into Davey Parker - one half of the comedy duo Parker and MacKay (Saget). Despite a rough start with Sam leaping in mid-routine, the duo … Continue reading Stand Up – April 30th, 1959

The Curse of Ptah-Hotep – March 2, 1957

On April 22, 1992, the most consequential episode of Quantum Leap, nay, the most consequential episode of TV ever, aired on NBC: “The Curse of Ptah Hotep”. Sam leaps into Dale Conway, an archeologist who, along with his partner, Dr. Ginny Wills, has just discovered the tomb of King Ptah-Hotep. The hieroglyphics on the wall … Continue reading The Curse of Ptah-Hotep – March 2, 1957

It’s a Wonderful Leap – May 10, 1958

Hop in, Leapers. We’re going to the Big Apple, 1958, in a Yellow Cab driven by none other than Dr. Sam Beckett. Al’s by his side, of course, plus a guardian angel (Whose guardian angel is she anyway?) named Angelita who can dish out the barbs as good as she gets. Sam’s there to help … Continue reading It’s a Wonderful Leap – May 10, 1958

Running For Honor – June 11, 1964

https://fateswidewheel.podiant.co/e/37696e0888c1cc/ Leapers! We are FINALLY back with a new episode. Coincidentally, just in time for the start of Pride Month, we're discussing Quantum Leap's infamous "very special gay issues" episode, "Running For Honor - June 11, 1964". Sam leaps into Tommy York, a naval academy track star. As Tommy, Sam must help his friend Phillip, … Continue reading Running For Honor – June 11, 1964

Unchained – November 2, 1956

Or is this episode called "Unchained Melody"? Sam leaps into Chance Cole, a prisoner on a Southern chain gang in 1956. Cole is shackled to fellow inmate, Jasper Boone, who has been wrongfully imprisoned for series of store robberies. Somehow, Sam and Al must prove Jasper's innocence from inside the prison. We discuss the episode … Continue reading Unchained – November 2, 1956

A Single Drop of Rain – September 7, 1953

Sam leaps into Billy Beaumont, a traveling huckster who promises to literally make it rain. Sam arrives as Billy and his assistant, Clinton, are pulling into Billy's drought-ridden hometown of Clover Bend, Texas. In the original history, the drought continued for several more months, and Billy left town with his brother's wife, Annie. Can Sam … Continue reading A Single Drop of Rain – September 7, 1953