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Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-20-2019, 09:09 PM
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Even though Blood Moon is very deserving of the...

Even though Blood Moon is very deserving of the title of the worst episode of Quantum Leap, even it has redeeming features. Some of the acting from the woman who played Lady Covington is amazing, and...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-20-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
And as I have always said, there aren't any bad...

And as I have always said, there aren't any bad episodes of Quantum Leap. They all have some redeeming feature, so I'm sure we'd still take what we have warts and all ��
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-17-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
How would you improve your least favorite episodes?

The "Worst Episodes of Quantum Leap" thread, being so negative in nature, unsurprisingly brought out the worst in some of us (myself included), so in an effort to bring back some positivity, I would...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-15-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,079
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 15,528
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 19,774
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: 24,481
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: 7,838
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...
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