Sam leaps into Sam Biederman, an institutionalized patient in 1954, immediately before he receives unnecessarily high electro-shock therapy from an angry orderly. This results in Sam becoming disconnected from his own personality, randomly adopting the personas of the hosts from his previous leaps. Al must find a way to help Sam complete his normal mission, and to help him leap out of the situation before the project loses touch with Sam forever.Continue reading Quantum Leap – Shock Theater [3.22]
Sam leaps into Jimmy LaMotta, a mentally handicapped man who is attempting to enter mainstream society with the help of his loving older brother Frank. Sam faces prejudice and rejection from all sides as he attempts to help Jimmy succeed both at work and at home.
Written by Paul M. Belous & Robert Wolterstorff. Directed by James Whitmore jr