Leapdates: October 5, 1957 - November 22, 1963 (Alternate Titles: Leaping On A String, Leap To Judgement) Episode Number: 075 Air Date: September 22, 1992 Writer: Donald P. Bellisario Director: James Whitmore, Jr. Guest Cast: Reni Stanton, Willie Garson, Natasha Pavlova, Elya Baskin, Donna Magnani, Dennis WolfbergAs a result of leaping again before he had a chance to complete his original mission, Sam finds himself leaping back and forth through the life of Lee Harvey Oswald. Following the sole assassin theory, Sam and Al attempt to prevent Oswald's attack on John F. Kennedy. But, with each leap giving Oswald more control over Sam's body, history seems doomed to repeat itself.
Leapdate: September 27, 1956 (Alternate Title: Washed Away, When Venus Smiles) Episode Number: 076 Air Date: September 29, 1992 Writer: Richard Okie & Robin Jill Bernheim Director: Alan J. Levi Guest Cast: Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) Awards: Motion Picture Sound Editors: Automatic Dialogue Replacement editingIt's Robinson Crusoe with a twist when Sam leaps into a Greek sailor stranded on a deserted island with a beautiful young rich woman who appears to be less than fond of both him and their stranded situation.
Leapdate: August 10, 1968 Episode Number: 077 Air Date: October 6, 1992 Writer: Tommy Thompson Director: Alan J. Levi Guest Cast: Michael Boatman, Jennifer Aniston (Friends), Norman Snow, Gene Lythgow, Judith HoagAs a Marine captain whose legs were amputated after a mishap in Vietnam, Sam finds himself in a veteran's hospital, where he must prevent the suicide of a fellow patient who would rather be dead than face life paralyzed from the neck down. Making matters worse, his wife seems incapable of accepting the fact that she and Sam's host can still lead a normal life, in spite of his condition.
Leapdate: June 18, 1958 Episode Number: 078 Air Date: October 20, 1992 Writer: Tommy Thompson Director: Michael Watkins Guest Cast: Connie Ray, Cameron Dye, Jim Haynie, Joseph Malone, Dennis Wolfberg Awards: American Society of Cinematographers award nomination: Michael Watkins, ASCSam leaps into a tricky situation as an escaped killer holed up in a house with a mother and daughter as hostages. Escape isn't going to be easy for either Sam or his hostages, when the real killer breaks out of the waiting room, stranding Sam in the past, destined to die at the hands of a vengeful sheriff.
Leapdate: May 21, 1966 Episode Number: 079 Air Date: October 27, 1992 Writer: Richard C. Okie Director: Christopher Hibler Guest Cast: Morgan Weisser, H. Richard Greene, Michael L. Maquire, Anne Lockhart, Guy BoydSam leaps into a 79-year-old man whose son wants to have him committed when he claims to have seen UFO's. Sam is kept busy as he tries to keep the family together, prevent the future drug overdose of "his" grandson, and avoid the sinister plans of the military, all before the next anticipated UFO sighting.
Leapdate: March 19, 1966 Episode Number: 080 Air Date: November 10, 1992 Writer: Robin Jill Bernheim, Tommy Thompson, & Deborah Pratt Director: Bob Hulme Guest Cast: Carolyn Seymour (Star Trek: The Next Generation), John DiAquino (3rd Rock from the Sun), Renee Coleman (A League of Their Own), Laura Harrington, Kristen Cloke, Ryan McWhorterThings are already on their way downhill when Sam leaps back into Jimmy LaMotta. Despite Sam's inaction, history continues to change for the worst. The cause is unknown until Sam discovers another time traveler on the scene, one who's determined to destroy Jimmy's family, as well as Sam.
Air Date: November 17, 1992 (Part I) & November 24, 1992 (Parts II & III) Writer: Deborah Pratt Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Leapdate: August 8, 1955 (Alternate Title: One Little Heart) Episode Number: 081 Guest Cast: Mary Gordon Murry (as Leta Aider) Max Wright (as Doc Kinman) (Alf) Kimberly Cullum (Abigail Fuller, as a girl) Stephen Lee (as Deputy Sheriff Bo Loman) Fran Bennett (as Marie Billings) Travis Fine (as Will Kinman) Special Guest: Meg Foster (as Laura Fuller) With: W.K. Stratton (as Lawrence "Larry" Stanton III) (JAG) James Whitmore, Jr. (as Clayton Fuller/mirror)A pair of unsolved murders marks just the tip of the iceberg when Sam leaps into a sheriff in a small Louisana town. Rumors of a history of family insanity, the suspicions surrounding his daughter Abigail's involvement in the murders, and ghostly visions of his institutionalized wife just make matters worse.
Leapdate: June 14, 1966
(Alternate Title: For Your Love)
Episode Number: 082
Guest Cast: Melora Hardin (as Abigail Fuller)
Mary Gordon Murry (as Leta Aider)
Wendy Robie (as Mrs. Takin)
Christopher Curry (as Mr. Takin)
Stephen Lee (as Shirff Bo Loman)
Fran Bennett (as Marie Billings)
Special Guest: Meg Foster (as Laura Fuller)
With: Travis Fine (as Will Kinman/mirror)
W.K. Stratton (as Lawrence "Larry" Stanton III) (JAG)
Beth Peters (as a townswoman)
R. Leo Schreiber (as a townswoman)
Finding himself back in the same small Louisiana town, in the arms of
Abigail, now twenty-one, Sam must prevent an angry crowd of townspeople
from lynching his fiancee, following the disappearance of a young boy
whom she had been babysitting.
Leapdate: July 28, 1978
(Alternate Title: The Last Door)
Episode Number: 083
Guest Cast: Melora Hardin (as Abigail Fuller)
James Greene (as Denton Waters)
Parley Baer (as Judge Shiner)
Stephen Lee (as Sheriff Bo Loman)
Fran Bennett (as Marie Billings)
Diana Bellamy (as Mrs. Sherilyn Stanton)
Special Guest: Meg Foster (as Laura Fuller)
With: W.K. Stratton (as Lawrence "Larry" Stanton III/mirror)
Kimberly Cullum (as Sammy Jo Fuller)
Lanier Edwards (as bailiff)
Heather Lauren Olson (as Violet Aider)
Sam is an aging lawyer, recruited by Abigail, now thirty-three, to defend
her when she is put on trial for the murder of Lita Aider, the woman
whose daughter Abigail was accused of killing almost twenty-five years
Leapdate: December 22, 1971
Episode Number: 084
Air Date: December 15, 1992
Writer: Gillian Horvath & Tommy Thompson
Director: Scott Bakula
Guest Cast: Dwier Brown, Arlen Dean Snyder, Chris Stacy, Jonathan
Hogan, Elizabeth Dennehy, Kellie Overbey, Lorinne
Dills-Vozoff, Elizabeth Rainey, Scott Bakula
Sam leaps back to Elk Ridge, Indiana to help save the lives of the
Walters boys as they try to save their farm from a banker with designs on
getting rich from foreclosure.
A Tale Of Two Sweeties
Leapdate: February 25, 1958 Episode Number: 085 Air Date: January 5, 1993 Writer: Robin Jill Bernheim Director: Christopher Hibler Guest Cast: Mary Lou Childs, Jill Tracy, Ashley Peldon, J. D. Daniels, Shay Astar, Michael Bellisario, Larry ManettiAs a horse-playing, traveling brush salesman, Sam finds himself with two wives and two families. Although Ziggy predicts that Sam's mission is to choose between the two lives, the choice is made more difficult by the fact that there's only a 50/50 chance that he'll choose the right one. As if things weren't bad enough, Sam finds that his penniless host owes a pair of bookies some big bucks.
Leapdate: October 19, 1968 Episode Number: 086 Air Date: January 12, 1993 Writer: Chris Abbott & Deborah Pratt Director: Bob Hulme Guest Cast: Max Gail (Barney Miller), Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Stephen Mills, Bill Calvert, Megyn PriceLeaping into a housewife and mother of two on the verge of women's lib, Sam must prevent the death of his daughter during a sit in, while con- vincing the girl's father that his marriage can survive a liberated wife and daughter.
Leapdate: April 25, 1985 Episode Number: 087 Air Date: January 19, 1993 Writer: Robin Jill Bernheim Director: Stuart Margolin Guest Cast: Peter Spears, Anita Barone, James McDonnell, Robyn Lively, Dr. Ruth WestheimerWhile Sam is in 1985, running her radio talk show, playing matchmaker to her producers, and trying to help a young secretary who's being sexually harassed by her boss, Dr. Ruth Westheimer spends her time in the Waiting Room, counseling Al on his feelings towards his five wives, as well as his relationship with Tina.
Leapdate: March 10, 1975 Episode Number: 088 Air Date: February 9, 1993 Writer: Tommy Thompson Director: Alan J. Levi Guest Cast: Ian Buchanan, Deborah Maria Moore, Shae D'Lyn, Rod LoomisAs an eccentric, possibly vampiric, artist just outside of London, Sam must bear with Al's superstitions, while trying to prevent the death of his host's young wife, at the hands of a couple who are taking a sacrificial ceremony in honor of the "blood moon."
Leapdate: October 8, 1956 (Alternate Titles: And Forgive Us Our Sins, The Evil Men Do) Episode Number: 089 Air Date: February 23, 1993 Writer: Richard C. Okie Director: Harvey Laidman Guest Cast: Renee Coleman, Carolyn Seymour, Tristan Tait, Paul Scherrer, Bojesse Christopher, Michael Manasseri, Neil Patrick HarrisAs Arnold Watkins, better known as The Midnight Marauder, Sam has to persuade a fraternity to stop using chicken races as a part of their hazing ceremonies, while Al tries to convince Arnold to stop trying to get himself killed in retaliation for his parents' deaths twelve years earlier. When Alia, the evil leaper, appears on the scene, Sam becomes determined to take her with him when he leaps.
Leapdate: September 16, 1987 Episode Number: 090 Air Date: February 23, 1993 Writer: Deborah Pratt Director: Debbie Allen Guest Cast: Renee Coleman (A League of Their Own), Carolyn Seymour (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Hinton Battle, Rosana DeSoto, Katherine Cortez, Maggie Roswell, Sam Scarber, Barbara MontgomeryHaving simo-leaped, both Sam and Alia find themselves trapped in a women's prison, accused of murdering a fellow inmate. Their efforts to unmask the real killer are not their top priority as the two attempt to keep Alia's location hidden from her observer, Zoey, who leaps into the same place and time, determined to make Alia pay for her betrayal.
Leapdate: April 4, 1960 Episode Number: 091 Air Date: March 2, 1993 Writer: Richard C. Okie Director: Christopher Hibler Guest Cast: Susan Griffiths, Liz Vassey, Joris Stuyck, Stephen Root (Newsradio)As chauffer to Marilyn Monroe, Sam must try to prevent Marilyn's tragic death. But when a well-meaning plan backfires, it could mean the end of Marilyn's career, even if her life is saved.
Leapdate: November 6, 1972 Episode Number: 092 Air Date: March 16, 1993 Writer: John D'Aquino Director: Gus Trikonis Guest Cast: Pat Skipper, Eileen Seeley, Sean Gregory Sullivan, David TomSam leaps into Henry Adams, one of a trio of friends who fought in Vietnam and came home each with their own personal scars and the memory of a lost buddy. He has to save the life of a friend, Roy, as well as of a young boy, Daniel, who ventures into the woods of Washington looking for proof of Bigfoot.
Leapdate: September 20, 1862 Episode Number: 093 Air Date: March 30, 1993 Writer: Richard C. Okie Director: David Hemmings Guest Cast: Kate McNeil, Geoffrey Lower, Michael D. Roberts, Neil GiuntoliIn a bizarre twist of a genetic coil, Sam leaps into his great-grandfather, Captain John Beckett, during the Civil War. He must not interfere with his ancestor's romance with a riled southern belle named Olivia. He must also avoid being hanged as a Yankee dog by some homeguard Confederate soldiers.
Leapdate: July 3, 1954 Episode Number: 094 Air Date: April 20, 1993 Writer: Robin Jill Bernheim Director: James Whitmore, Jr. Guest Cast: Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, John Scott Clough, Lisa Jane Persky, Garn Stephans, Gregory Itzin, John Boyd West, Eric Bruskotter, Frazer Smith, Melissa Bernheim, Stephanie ScottSam swivels his hips into Elvis Presley, mere days before he is discovered. Along with making sure that Elvis does become the King, Sam must help Sue Anne, a local songbird, from being trapped in a not-so-gilded cage of marriage.
Leapdate: August 8, 1953 Episode Number: 095 Air Date: May 5, 1993 Writer: Donald P. Bellisario Director: James Whitmore, Jr. Guest Cast: Bruce McGill (MacGuyver), John DiAquino (3rd Rock from the Sun), Richard Herd (ER, V), W. Morgan Sheppard, Stephan McHatrie (The X-Files, Highlander: The Series), Mike Genovese (ER), Susan Diol, Dan Butler, Dennis Wolfberg, Kevin McDermott, Ferdinand Carangelo, Brad Silverman, J. D. Daniels, Michael BellisarioSam lands in a not-so-ordinary bar in a coal mining town, where strange things are happening and familiar people don't know him. With the help of another Al, he still has something to set right ... or is there more than one thing he needs to change? Last show of the series.