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The Quantum Leap Podcast is a Barren Space Production with the purpose of exploring the Quantum Leap Universe episode by episode. This podcast will cover all five seasons of one of the best television shows of all time ranked #15 and #19 on TV Guide’s “Top Cult Shows Ever” in In 2004 and 2007[1], by delving into all 96 episodes one by one and not spoiling upcoming plot points so first-timers can follow along. We will be doing approximately two shows per month taking about three years. We will dissect each and every show looking for the meanings morals and lessons we can learn while keeping track of the overall arc of the show.



Quantum Leap is a multiple award-winning television show including two Golden Globe Awards, five Emmy Awards, a Director’s Guild of America Award, and Two Edger Awards.[1]
143 Episodes
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Hell hath no fury like the Revenge of the Evil Leaper! Join hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis for the final chapter in Sam’s battle against Lothos and the mysterious Evil Leaper Project. Strap in for geeky speculation, flagrant retconning and TV hypnotism at its finest. If you’re yelling for a three-letter savior, we suggest you make it start with a Q — and end with an L – P! Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Beware the Return of the Evil Leaper! Join hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis to discuss Sam’s second clash with his time-traveling arch-nemesis, Alia. Then listen to an encore presentation of our interview with Carolyn Seymour, who plays the evil hologram Zoe. Carolyn speaks with Albie about her time on Quantum Leap and her wide-ranging acting career. And be sure to stick around as Chris relates his encounter with Alia herself, Renee Coleman. In a word, delicious! Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
QLP 088 Blood Moon

QLP 088 Blood Moon

2021-04-3001:43:20

Stock up on garlic, because it’s time for Blood Moon! Join hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis as they sink their teeth into Sam’s Leap as a vampire in what is widely considered to be the worst QL episode ever. But does Blood Moon get a bad rap? We’re also proud to present you with an encore presentation of our interview with Shae D’Lyn, who plays the Lady Corrington in this episode. Shae talks with Albie about her time on the set and what she’s been doing since starring in this infamous episode. It’s a deep dive into the bizarre juxtaposition of vampire lore and Leaping logistics that you don’t want to miss! Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
QLP 087 Dr. Ruth

QLP 087 Dr. Ruth

2021-04-0301:29:49

Get ready for some frank talk about sex, because it’s time for Dr. Ruth! Join hosts Allison Pregler, Christopher DeFilippis and Matt Dale as they discuss Sam’s Leap into the world-renowned sex therapist — a story that could only be told in Season 5. Strap in for a cavalcade of bad impersonations, low-hanging love muscles and truly awful stunt doubles. Did we mention it’s Allison’s least favorite episode? Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
QLP 086 Liberation

QLP 086 Liberation

2021-03-0101:09:22

It’s LIBERATION now! Join hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis as they discuss Sam’s Leap into a suburban housewife fighting for equal rights, while deftly avoiding guy-on-guy smooches. The bras they are a-burnin’! Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Insert your Dickens pun here; It’s time for A Tale of Two Sweeties! Settle in for some classic screwball comedy — Quantum Leap style — as hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis discuss Sam’s Leap into a bigamist trying to juggle two families. The farce is strong with this one. It is a far, far better podcast we do, than we have ever done; it is a far, far better jesting place we go to, than we have ever known. Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
QLP 084 Promised Land

QLP 084 Promised Land

2021-02-0156:54

Primp your bandannas, because we’re heading for the Promised Land! Join hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis to chat about Quantum Leap’s other Christmas episode, in which Sam finds himself in the middle of a bank heist back in his home town of Elk Ridge, Indiana. It’s a heartwarming holiday tale of multiple felonies, farm swindling, questionable sheriffing, and SCOTT IN THAT MAKEUP! Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Prepare for adventures in fourth-dimensional parenting, because it’s time for Trilogy 3: The Last Door! Join QLP hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis for one last romp in the life of Abagail Fuller in which we see Sam save Abagail (again), hear about that damn locket (again) and discover what is arguably the biggest addition to Quantum Leap lore ever — Sam’s daughter, Sammy Jo (who we never see again). There’s also the beigest, sweatiest Southern courtroom drama this side of season two. Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Cue the harmonicas and twangy guitars, it’s time for Trilogy Part 2! Join hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis as they learn that even heroes are human in Sam’s increasingly problematic adventures in the life of Abigail Fuller. Is it an epic star-crossed romance, or just plain wrong? Warning: This episode of the podcast contains frank discussion of rape, consent and sexual situations; listener discretion is advised. Also, no Velton Ray Bunches were harmed in the making of this episode. Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
God help Sam if he ever leaps to 2020. Wait a minute… Is it possible that everything that happened this year is from… An evil leaper?! Thanks to a throwaway line in “Deliver Us From Evil”, there is a distinct possibility. Hayden is joined by friends of the QLP and hosts of the Starbright Project, Aaron, and Michelle Moss to discuss the “Jimmy” arc in Quantum Leap and to make sure we get out of this dumpster fire of a year, alive. JUMANJI! Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
A Little Miracle V

A Little Miracle V

2020-12-2607:38:24

A LITTLE MIRACLE… FIIIIIIIIIVE GOOOOOOLDEN PODCAAAAAASTS… It’s that time of year again, we’ve pulled out our favorite Christmas episode of Quantum Leap, “A Little Miracle”, so of course, we have to talk about it. Friends of the QLP, Aaron and Michelle Moss, have joined our very own Jolly fat man, Hayden, for a special crossover with their own podcast “The Starbright Project”. It’s Michelle’s first time watching the series through, so enjoy hearing a new fan talking about her new favorite show with fresh eyes, while Aaron and Hayden wind her up. And since it’s Christmas, there’s a brand new, practically gift-wrapped Quantum Deep segment, which settles scientifically the mind vs body debate. Have a Holly Jolly Christmas Leapers! Check out episode four here You will be visited by three Christmas apparitions, as hosts Albie, Heather, Zoë, Hayden, Christopher and Suzanne crash this Dickensesque Scroogefest Inception-style, with a podcast in a podcast in a podcast. Then stick around for an interview with Jarrett Lennon the actor who played Tiny Boy. Jarrett talks with Christopher about his acting career, and what it was like to work on Quantum Leap at such a young age. And be sure to check out Jarrett’s L.A.-based comedy improv group The Feel Good Not Bad Death Laser. Visit their website here for upcoming shows. There’s also a Quantum Deep segment from Hayden McQueenie, an all-new Quantum Leap Radio Sightings by Christopher DeFilippis, episode trivia and more! We also bring you an interview with actor Tom McTigue. Tom played Blake’s sycophantic yes-man Calloway in the Christmas episode A Little Miracle. He spoke to Chris about his acting and stand-up comedy career and recounted his time guest starring on Quantum Leap.  Let us know what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707)847-6682. Send in your thoughts, theories, and feedback, voice memos, MP3s & email to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Also, join us on Facebook.com/QuantumLeapPodcast and Twitter.com/QuantumLeapPod and as a patron receive bonus and exclusive content by signing up here… www.patreon.com/QuantumLeapPodcast. Let’s hope we all don’t end up in limbo…
Welcome to a very Christmas edition of Fangent – our (normally) Patreon exclusive show about the stuff we’re talking about when we’re not talking about Quantum Leap. Celebrate the season with us, as Matt takes down dumb holiday specials, Allison goes Puppy Star Christmas crazy, and Chris lays down some forbidden Christmas lore! It’s a stocking-full of silly holiday laughs. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all! Here are links to stuff we talk about: Doctor Who Holiday Toast Puppy Star Christmas DeFlip Side Christmas Segments Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tell us all the ways you love us, because it’s time for Trilogy Part 1! Join hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis for Sam’s Leap into a small-town sheriff embroiled in a murder mystery — where his 10-year-old daughter is the prime suspect. It’s a cavalcade of sweaty Scott, creepy sexual undercurrents and Meg Foster’s haunting eyes. Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Let those TV dinners burn, because it’s time to Deliver Us From Evil! The Evil Leaper has arrived! Join hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis for this season five event, introducing Sam to his greatest nemesis. And then stay tuned for a LaMotta family reunion as we bring you interviews with John D’Aquino, Laura Harrington and Brad Silverman, who reprised their roles as Frank, Connie and Jimmy for this episode. Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Watch the skies for elliptical orbs, because it’s time for Star Light, Star Bright! Join Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis for a close encounter with special guest host Richard C. Okie, who wrote this episode. Rick recounts the genesis of Sam’s brush with extra-terrestrials in the now-infamous “UFO episode” and chats about his time as a writer/producer on Quantum Leap during its fifth season. His credits include such memorable S5 outings as Leaping of the Shrew, Goodbye, Norma Jean, and The Leap Between the States. Rick also reveals the unlikely origins of the Evil Leapers! We also welcome a new producer to the podcast, and take a geeky deep dive into some heavy international video artwork. Here’s are the video covers we discuss! Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
We interrupt our regularly scheduled podcast for these words from… you! Join QLP hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis for a deep dive into what you’ve been saying in this listener feedback extravaganza! Buy Matt’s book, “Beyond the Mirror Image: The Observer’s Guide to Quantum Leap” Read Chris’s short story “Somewhere Between Limbo and Lightning”  Here’s that neat Captain Archer postcard we talk about: Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
QLP 078 Killin’ Time

QLP 078 Killin’ Time

2020-09-2101:59:19

Bone up on your hand anatomy, because it’s Killin’ Time! Join hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis to discuss Sam’s Leap into a brutal killer in a deadly siege with police — while Al hunts for the real killer, who has escaped from the Waiting Room in 1999. It’s a whirlwind of Sci-Fi action, confusing guns and revealing truths about Fermi Suits. Did we mention Sex World? Also, Matt tells his car-park story, and there’s a dark(winged) post-credits bonus! Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
QLP 077 Nowhere to Run

QLP 077 Nowhere to Run

2020-09-0601:32:27

It’s time for Nowhere to Run. Hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis are thrilled to welcome Quantum Leap writer and producer Tommy Thompson back to the podcast as a guest co-host to discuss Sam’s Leap into a double amputee returning home from Vietnam. Tommy shares the life experiences that shaped his writing of this episode, and provides some insight into what it was like behind the scenes during season five. He also gives us a definitive answer on the whole mind/body debate! Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
All hail Princess Pain in the Buffalo. It’s time for Leaping of the Shrew! Get swept away with hosts Allison Pregler, Matt Dale and Christopher DeFilippis as Sam Leaps into a goofy desert island romance with special guest star Brooke Shields.  We’re also thrilled to bring you a new interview with Quantum Leap Costume Designer Jean-Pierre Dorléac! Jean-Pierre brings a special pedigree to this episode, having dressed Brooke Shields as a castaway once before for the 1980 mega-hit film The Blue Lagoon. He talks to Allison and Chris about his reunion with Brooke during the filming of Shrew, and all the behind-the-scenes goings-on. Click here to check out Jean-Pierre’s website, where you can find costumes for sale and his biography, The Naked Truth. And if that isn’t enough, QLP Co-Executive Producer Hayden McQueenie theorizes on the many histories of Al in a new Quantum Deep segment entitled “Bingo, Bango, Bongo,” which features special guest Albie Burdge! The Quantum Leap Podcast — more fun than singing wild peasant songs and dancing naked with your bouzouki. (Well, maybe not…) Leaping of the Shrew production photos courtesy of Jean-Pierre Dorléac Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
QLP 075 Lee Harvey Oswald

QLP 075 Lee Harvey Oswald

2020-07-2003:29:26

Get ready to crack the conspiracy; it’s time for Lee Harvey Oswald! Join Allison Pregler, Matt Dale, Christopher DeFilippis and special guest host Hayden McQueenie as they usher in Season 5 with this jam-packed QLP episode examining Sam’s Leap into the 20th Century’s most infamous assassin. We’re also proud to bring you an interview with actress Natasha Pavlovich, who played Marina Oswald in the episode. Natasha speaks with Chris about her time on the set, discusses her pioneering achievements as a female pilot, and tells us about her new book “AMONG STARS: TEN HABITS TO SKYROCKET TO SUCCESS.” Find out more on her website.  And we revisit an interview with actor Elya Baskin, who played Major Yuri Kosenko in the episode. The interview first appeared on a Lee Harvey Oswald crossover special between The Quantum Leap Podcast and 11.22.63: An Event Podcast, and is conducted by 11.22.63 host Skipper Martin. Listen to the full interview here. Tell us what you think! Leave us a voicemail by calling (707) 847-6682. Send feedback and MP3s to quantumleappodcast@gmail.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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Comments (16)

Karhu the Player

you know right that you have done a episode about this topick already. episode titled: George lucas reveals yoda's first name.

May 26th
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Karhu the Player

He was trained by Obi Wan and jedi.

May 20th
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G Covin

So, I was listening to your George Lucas Sequel podcast, and I was thinking. What do you think about retconning the sequels?

Apr 26th
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Richard Hicks

Hang on wasn’t Dooku Qui-Gon Jin’s Master

Mar 5th
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Chris D

What. The. Hell. Turned it off.. "What was his name again?" Brutal.... 😂

Dec 31st
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Adrian Gabura

this is amazing!

May 11th
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Drew Hall

are these podcast cannon?

Feb 3rd
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Gwendolyn S

Interesting theories, especially after watching the 9th movie.

Jan 20th
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Dan Bishop

this is a repeat of the previous episode, not a new one

Sep 28th
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Alex A

how cool would would it be if Ahsoka Tano shows up and purifies Vader's red kyber crystal. Truly killing the last peice of Vader. Plus white light saber on the big screen. Or maybe Rey finds a way too?

Jul 16th
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Chris Smith

I've only discovered Star Wars Theory recently but it has very quickly become my go to for all my extra Star Wars content. Thank you so much and I hope you keep growing. Oh and may the force be with you...always :)

Jul 9th
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