hoping each leap would be his leap home

My productivity of the morning dissipated after lunch. It was probably all the yummy indian food that has made me tired and restless. Well, tomorrow is another day.

Of course this afternoon has not been a total loss, I’ve spent it discussing tv shows with my co-workers and boss.

We discussed buffy, superman, the dawson’s creek premiere tonight, the great space coaster, elctrawoman and dynagirl, land of the lost and dr. shrinker. . . of course nothing generated as much discussion as “Quantum Leap.” We all loved that show. Poor sam beckett leaping from life to life.

Sandy, my boss, said the best part of the show of the show was the heart-breaking opening, “Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished …. He woke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only guide on this journey is Al, an observer from his own time, who appears in the form of a hologram that only Sam can see and hear. And so Dr. Beckett finds himself leaping from life to life, striving to put right what once went wrong and hoping each time that his next leap will be the leap home.”

Drew was absolutely horrified that we could repeat the entire last line from memory.

Yeah, I get paid to do this stuff.

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20 Comments

  1. Karen 10.Oct.01 at 7:12 pm

    I loved Quantum Leap. I was pretty young when it was originally broadcast, and some nights it would be on late, after I went to bed. But for some strange reason I was able to pick up the audio feed from one of the local TV stations at the very bottom of my radio dial, so I would lie in bed and listen to Quantum Leap.

    When the TV show Sliders was popular a couple years ago, I could never under why everyone was making such a big deal about it. It was just a cheap rip off of Quantum Leap! 🙂

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  2. jodi 10.Oct.01 at 9:55 pm

    testes, 1, 2, 3 testes.

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  3. Monkey Jim 10.Oct.01 at 9:55 pm

    i DARED!!

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  4. Dan 10.Oct.01 at 9:58 pm

    What?! No Big Blue Marble?

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  5. Monkey Jim 10.Oct.01 at 10:01 pm

    one more try…

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  6. Monkey Jim 10.Oct.01 at 10:02 pm

    ooga booga

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  7. jodi 10.Oct.01 at 10:02 pm

    damnit!

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  8. jodi 10.Oct.01 at 10:27 pm

    this isn’t working!

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  9. Monkey Jim 10.Oct.01 at 10:28 pm

    will it work?!?!

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  10. Monkey Jim 10.Oct.01 at 10:30 pm

    oogha!

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  11. jodi 10.Oct.01 at 10:30 pm

    testes

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  12. you should knwo who i am dammit 10.Oct.01 at 10:36 pm

    blech!

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  13. Monkey Jim 10.Oct.01 at 10:40 pm

    monkies!

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  14. mickmars 11.Oct.01 at 8:45 am

    you people are weird. i watched Ed last night. i like that show. they ditched that foo fighters song as the theme though. and someone was reading AHWOSG. dawson was on at the same time. i chose Ed.

    then felicity. looks like felicity has gotten herself into a whole assload of trouble over the summer. i love felicity.

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  15. jodi 11.Oct.01 at 9:07 am

    felicity drives me nuts. if it weren’t for the delectable noel, i’d never watch the dumb show.

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  16. mickmars 11.Oct.01 at 9:23 am

    well then i guess i won’t invite you to the wedding.

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  17. jodi 11.Oct.01 at 9:43 am

    you bet your sweet ass you’ll be inviting me to the wedding. how else will i be able to smooch on up to noel?

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  18. mickmars 11.Oct.01 at 10:10 am

    yeah, i talked to noel. he don’t like you.

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  19. jodi 11.Oct.01 at 10:14 am

    is he brain damaged? how can he not like me? what’s not to like?

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  20. Skattie 11.Oct.01 at 4:22 pm

    I can’t believe ANYBODY else remembers “Dr. Shrinker”… Gawwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwd, that song huanted me for years…

    Reply

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