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 a woman for the first time, becoming the very attractive Samantha Stormer, who works as a secretary for the lecherous Buddy Wright. Her roommate, Gloria Collins, is having an affair with the married Buddy, foolishly believing that he intends to leave his wife for her. She is destined, however, to be disappointed, and as a result to kill herself. Sam must prevent this while helping her to realize that her life has purpose beyond finding a man.
Written by Deborah Pratt. Directed by Alan J. Levi