- 5 Seasons
Quantum Leap is a television show that involves a scientist that travels through time for the greater good of mankind. The scientist's name is Sam Beckett. He started on his time travel journey unintentionally when an experiment with time travel went wrong. Now he is stuck traveling throughout time and doesn't know if he will ever make it home again. When Sam leaps he is transported into another person's body and while you, the viewer can see him as Sam, to the people on the show he has took on the likeness of the person of whom he is transported into. While in another person's life it is his job to correct things that went wrong for a better future. He has a friend that travels with him that only he can see. His friend is named Al and he is an official on the time travel program. It is his job to be Sam's guide and help him through each situation. Al has a computer named Ziggy that helps them to get their information about each individual situation they find themselves in. In each leap, Sam has a job to do before he can leap again. Many episodes are touching as you watch Sam attempt to right wrongs and fight for the right thing. Many times Sam wants to do more than he is allowed to do. Quantum Leap is a show that has plot and great character. Fans of science fiction or of the time travel genre will love it.