Quantum Leap – M.I.A. [2.22]

Sam leaps into Jake Rawlins, a police officer who regularly works undercover.  Al tells him that he is there to prevent a woman named Beth from falling in love with someone else while her husband is a prisoner in Vietnam (and presumed dead).  Sam becomes suspicious when Beth’s new romance seems fated.  All becomes clear when Sam realizes that Beth’s husband is Al himself.  Sam eventually figures out that his real mission is to save the life of his partner, whose life endangered by a criminal who has a grudge against him.  Al bids Beth a tearful farewell before Sam leaps away.

Written by Donald P. Bellisario. Directed by Michael Zinberg.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation – Silicon Avatar [5.4]

The Crystalline Entity (from Datalore) reappears and destroys a colony world that the Enterprise is assisting.  An expert on the Entity, Dr. Kila Marr, joins the crew to pursue the creature.  Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Silicon Avatar [5.4]