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When good TV goes bad: how Quantum Leap made one leap too far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool to show that compassion trumps prejudice. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, scowling, morally compromised antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett – Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan – was dependably the opposite, a sort of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have looked rugged but he …

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Saturday Night Live: how the show has been exported around the world

The long-running comedy series will receive a regionally specific version in Italy and it joins a long line of international takes on the classic format How do you say “more cowbell” in Italian? Last week, NBCUniversal signed a transatlantic deal with European media titan Sky to produce a regionally specific version of Saturday Night Live in Italy, expanding an already …

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When good TV croaks bad: how Quantum Leap became one bounce very far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool to show that pity trumps prejudice. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, grimacing, morally accommodation antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett– Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan- was dependably the opposite, a sort of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have searched rocky but he was …

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When good Tv proceeds bad: how Quantum Leap constituted one change more far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool to show that compassion trumps racism. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, grimacing, morally settlement antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett– Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan- was dependably the opposite, a kind of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have searched rugged but he was …

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When good TV runs bad: how Quantum Leap represented one change more far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool to show that tendernes trumps prejudice. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, grimacing, morally accommodation antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett– Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan- was dependably the opposite, a sort of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have looked rocky but he was …

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When good Tv exits bad: how Quantum Leap moved one leap very far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool have demonstrated that compassion trumps racism. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, grimacing, morally endangered antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett– Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan- was dependably the opposite, a kind of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have looked rocky but he was …

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When good Tv exits bad: how Quantum Leap attained one leap very far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body implement has demonstrated that empathy trumps prejudice. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, scowling, morally settlement antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett– Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan- was dependably the opposite, a sort of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have seemed rugged but he was …

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When good TV travels bad: how Quantum Leap established one leaping very far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool to show that pity trumps prejudice. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, scowling, morally endangered antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett– Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan- was dependably the opposite, a kind of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have gazed rugged but he was …

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When good TV exits bad: how Quantum Leap represented one leaping extremely far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool has demonstrated that empathy trumps prejudice. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, grimacing, morally compromised antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett– Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan- was dependably the opposite, a kind of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have looked rocky but he was …

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