Go Back   Al's Place Quantum Leap Online Community > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Lightning McQueenie
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-15-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
I honestly can't think of an episode from the...

I honestly can't think of an episode from the show that I would like to list as my 10th least favourite, so I will go with the extended universe.

"The Infinite Corridor" from Comic #3

It's a cute...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-15-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
How the Tess Was Won: In the interests of...

How the Tess Was Won: In the interests of fairness, I have tried not to judge Season 1 too harshly against my personal criteria for how good an episode is, as they were still finding their feet. But...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-15-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
A Single Drop of Rain: This is another stupid...

A Single Drop of Rain: This is another stupid concept episode. Sam leaps into a charlatan to do the job that the charlatan claims to be able to do, and manages to do so with the power of prayer....
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-15-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
The Play's The Thing: It had some sweet moments,...

The Play's The Thing: It had some sweet moments, but the entire concept just seemed stupid. Jane is a grown woman who can make her own decisions about where she lives, who she has a relationship...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-14-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
While on the subject of Thou Shalt Not, something...

While on the subject of Thou Shalt Not, something else that irked me was the fact that the family's problems were all caused by the son Danny's death. Why didn't Sam just leap to save Danny? I have...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-14-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
I think that since it was so early in the season,...

I think that since it was so early in the season, they were trying to find their feet and were far less likely to reject a flawed script, especially as this was the first full 20+ episode season and...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-13-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
Seeing as I have never stated what my culture is,...

Seeing as I have never stated what my culture is, it seems that the only one of a narrow and short sighted view is you. But Quantum Leap is as television show, and I am definitely of the culture of...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-13-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
It is also worth sharing this: "The writers...

It is also worth sharing this:

"The writers guide for the series warns against having Sam leap into a situation just for the shock value without really considering how an entire episode can follow...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-13-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
It is not that much to ask for if something is...

It is not that much to ask for if something is going to be included in an episode, that it has some effect on the actual story and that the main character would actually learn and grow from its...
Forum: Quantum Leap: Season Three 01-12-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Sticky: Poll: 308 The Great Spontini
Views: 17,382
Kevin the cockroach was something Tommy Thompson...

Kevin the cockroach was something Tommy Thompson pitched during his initial meeting with Don Bellisario and the writers, he said that Don would always mention Kevin and they'd always share a laugh...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-12-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
Getting the thread back on topic, my next episode...

Getting the thread back on topic, my next episode in the Bottom 10 would be "Hurricane", there are too many problems with the timeline, the "safe house" is not by any stretch of the imagination, and...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-12-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
We're going to have to agree to disagree, I find...

We're going to have to agree to disagree, I find it very lazy writing to put your token minority front and centre unless it has some purpose.

You mentioned the unveiling and laying of the headstone...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-09-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
The difference is that the Jewish community is a...

The difference is that the Jewish community is a minority, and thus needs to be treated with sensitivity. Parading a minority's culture for no reason is culturally insensitive.
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-08-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
Then you should explain them, because as far as I...

Then you should explain them, because as far as I can tell, you could remove the entire Jewish factor in the episode and not have it change the story at all. The only thing I can think of that had...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-06-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
I'm not sure if you're agreeing with my statement...

I'm not sure if you're agreeing with my statement that Quantum Leap's take on it was a really bad take, or that you disagree with what I said.
Forum: Quantum Leap: Season Four 12-23-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 31
Sticky: Poll: 412 Running for Honor
Views: 13,478
You may actually be thinking of the foreword in...

You may actually be thinking of the foreword in Comic #9 "Up Against A Stonewall".
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 12-22-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
Thou Shalt Not: if you are going to have a...

Thou Shalt Not: if you are going to have a culture or religion featured in an episode, then it MUST have some effect on the story. But the Jewish factor was only added to fill out the episode a bit....
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 12-22-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
Piano Man: this episode was Quantum Leap's...

Piano Man: this episode was Quantum Leap's equivant of a Road Runner cartoon - fail after fail without fail. You would also need a hole in your head to not realise it's the ditzy woman who is...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 12-22-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
Runaway: it is too difficult to suspend my...

Runaway: it is too difficult to suspend my disbelief that Al and Ziggy never did a check to find out what happened to the mother. But I do like Sam constantly being picked on by his sister and the...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 12-22-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,533
Having read your Bottom 10, I actually disagree...

Having read your Bottom 10, I actually disagree with a lot of the list. For me, first and foremost, the episode has to be entertaining, and I was entertained by a lot of those episodes.

What I will...
Forum: Quantum Leap: Season Two 12-20-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 51
Sticky: Poll: 213 Another Mother
Views: 22,160
Deborah Pratt has explained to us that the...

Deborah Pratt has explained to us that the generic saga cell was introduced to make it easier to air the episodes out of order for reruns. This was the first episode with the generic saga cell and it...
Forum: Quantum Leap: Season Two 12-20-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Sticky: Poll: 215 Her Charm
Views: 7,268
That may be because this episode had to be...

That may be because this episode had to be rewritten several times and have input from four different writers to become filmable. Too many cooks spoil the broth after all...
Forum: Quantum Leap: Season Five 12-13-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 24,841
It's amazing that I'm STILL finding something new...

It's amazing that I'm STILL finding something new every time I watch this episode.

This might have been obvious to others, but I guess I'm a bit slow on the uptake. Al says that after Fiddler gets...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 10-07-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 106,217
Something that could have been an interesting...

Something that could have been an interesting wrinkle would have been if the results of Sam's intervention into Donna's life had stayed ambiguous, it could have been that his host in Star Crossed...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 09-26-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
The Right Hand of God -> How the Tess was Won:...

The Right Hand of God -> How the Tess was Won: Gambling and cheating are major themes km The Right Hand of God, and in How the Tess was Won, they gamble during a poker game and someone also cheats...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:39 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2000 - 2016 Al's Place Quantum Leap Fan Site | 4.8.15.16.23.42