'Quantum Leap': When will Episode 1 of the sci-fi series air on NBC?
The 80s 'Quantum Leap'show featured Scott Bakula as Dr Sam Beckett, who was a physicist and the creator of the time machine Lee will now explore in
All 'Quantum Leap' fans will be happy to know that the series is coming back to our screens in a reboot. It may not have the OG stellar cast members, but it definitely has a star-studded cast this time as well! According to fans, this is the reboot no one expect after 30 years but still got it. Maybe 'good things take time' is not just what you say to console people, but is in fact true!
The 80s 'Quantum Leap'show featured Scott Bakula as Dr Sam Beckett, who was a physicist and the creator of the time machine that allowed all the users to travel through time within their own lifetime. The series also featured Dean Stockwell as Al Calavicci, the US Navy rear admiral and assistant to Dr Beckett, as well as Deborah Pratt voicing Ziggy, the self-aware computer system running Project 'Quantum Leap'. 'Quantum Leap' creator Don Bellisario is on board for the reboot as the show's executive producer alongside Deborah Pratt and Martim Gero. The showrunners of the series are Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt.
When will the 'Quantum Leap' pilot episode come out on NBC?
The new 'Quantum Leap' has Raymond Lee as the main protagonist. The show stars Raymond Lee in the lead role of Dr Ben Seong. Lee looks quite impressive in the trailer, portraying the angst, confusion, and anger his character goes through as he struggles to remember anything about his life. However, The first episode will focus on Dr Ben Song, who travels back in time to 1985, following which his team tries to look for ways to get him back to the present. Along with the trailer, NBC also shared a brief description of the show, which established the premise against which the plot unravels.
The description read, 'It's been nearly 30 years since Dr Sam Beckett stepped into the 'Quantum Leap' accelerator and vanished. Now, a new team, led by physicist Ben Song, has been assembled to restart the project. Everything changes, however, when Ben makes an unauthorized leap into the past, leaving the team behind to solve the mystery of why he did it.'
But that still doesn't your question, we know! The series will debut on NBC on Monday, September 19, 2022, and will be available to stream on Peacock the next day. In January 2022, NBC greenlit a pilot episode of a 'Quantum Leap' sixth season revival. Bellisario is involved, while the showrunners include Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, with Deborah Pratt and Martin Gero as executive producers.
Joining Lee on the cast of the 'Quantum Leap' reboot are Caitlin Bassett, Ernie Hudson, Mason Alexander Park and Nanrisa Lee. The reboot has been making a lot of headlines lately due to its amazing teasers which show Raymond Lee leaping into time in different situations. Can the viewers expect it to beat the previous series which got enlisted as one of the "Top Cult TV shows"? Perhaps time will tell.
Nevertheless, 'Quantum Leap' premieres Monday, September 19, 2022, at 10/9c on NBC and streaming the next day on Peacock.