June 7, 1958
Episode adopted by: RoseAnn Erks
As a beauty contest finalist competing for
the title of "Miss Deep South", Sam must uncover the reason that his pageant
roommate - a beautiful, sweet girl with a lot of promise - disappears off the face
of the earth before the pageant ends.
from this episode
Name of the Person Leaped Into
Al's Outfits Worn in the Episode
Kiss with History
Guest Cast Notes
Guests who appeared in other Quantum Leap episodes
Cast members who have passed away
Say what? (things in the episode that make no sense)
Deep South pageant
Name of the Person Leaped Into: Darlene
June 7, 1958
Date: November 2, 1990
"Great Balls of Fire" performed by: Scott Backula, "Cuanta La Gusta"
performed by: Scott Backula and Dean Stockwell. "Im Walkin"
Sam says he hasnt seem a black and white television like this since he was a little
boy. Sam doesnt know who Carmen Miranda is. Sam plays "Great Balls of
Fire" on the piano. Sam remembers who his little sister Katie is.
Al knows the lyrics to "Cuanta La Gusta" and helps Sam with the words and dance.
It is the 35th annual Miss Deep South pageant. Sam is Miss Sugar Belle. Sam has
Leave it to Beaver on in his hotel room. Darlene becomes one of the first female
cardiologist in the country. Al appears in the episode 9 times. The imaging chamber door
Als Outfits Worn in the Episode:
Als first outfit is a silver jacket, blue shirt, grey pants, and a black tie. The
second outfit is black pants, a black vest with silver dots, green, brown, orange, white
colored shirt, and a shiny bronze tie.
Regular Cast: Scott Bakula,
Heather McAdam (Connie Duncan), Nancy Stafford (Peg Myers), David A. Brooks (Clint
Beaumont), Julie Ann Lowery (Vicky Jenkins), Hugh Gillin (Contest Judge), Linda Hoy
(Arlene), Marte Boyle Slout (Woman Judge), Martin Clark (Master of Ceremonies), Karina
Moore (Cheryl Lynn), Janeen Rae Heller (Beauty Contestant Sawyer), Theresa Ring (Darlene
Hugh Gillin played Howard on The Facts of Life.. Nancy Stafford played Joan on St.
"Whered you learn to
Um, the 4-H club."
The best scene is where Sam beats up Clint in Clints hotel room. He does this to
protect Connie by getting the film back. He gets Clint to tell him where the film is by
holding him out of the window.
"If you would have forgotten this, you would have looked pretty foolish."
"Dont tell me, let me guess.
Scarlet OHara on steroids."
"Can you see the future?"
"I dont see where the size of a
persons body has anything to do with who they are."
"That was the most humiliating
experience of my life."
"We were finished before we even
"You cant run away from your
mistakes. Trust me, I know."
"I guess some people are easier to
control than others."
"You got to go out there and set the
place on fire."
"I just wish Katie could be here to see
This episode is very good. It is very humorous. It gives you an insight on how much stuff
a woman goes through when they are getting ready for a beauty pageant. It shows how much
work it takes to do things and makes an important statement about who you are.