In 1989, a groundbreaking TV show called Quantum Leap won the hearts of people all over the world with its new ways of telling stories and interesting characters. During its original four-year run, the show won a lot of awards and praise. Scott Bakula played Dr. Sam Beckett, a scientist who could jump through time. But after a somewhat disappointing ending, fans demanded a new start. On September 19, 2022, NBC showed the first episode of the new Quantum Leap. Now, just one year later, Season 2 of Quantum Leap is just around the corner.
Quantum Leap Season 2 Cast & Characters Explained:
Quantum Leap Season 2 boasts a stellar cast that includes familiar faces and exciting new additions. Raymond Lee, renowned for his role in ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ reprises his role as Dr. Ben Song. Joining him are Ernie Hudson as Magic, Mason Alexander Park as Ian, Georgina Reilly as Janis Calavicci, Caitlin Bassett as Addison, and Nanrisa Lee as head of security Jenn.
In a departure from the smaller cast of the original series, Quantum Leap Season 2 introduces a vast array of talented performers. Jennifer Cooper and Kamala A. Thomas, the casting duo, have added Eliza Taylor and Peter Gadiot to the mix. Eliza Taylor, known for her gripping portrayal of Griffin in ‘The 100,’ takes on the role of Hannah Carson, a complex character who promises intriguing developments in episode 3.
Peter Gadiot, celebrated for his roles in ‘Yellowjackets’ and the Netflix live-action ‘One Piece,’ embodies Army Intelligence soldier Tom Westfall. Tom is described as a thoughtful spiritual warrior who commands admiration without arrogance. His role is pivotal in overseeing the project, adding depth and complexity to the series.
Plot: Unraveling Mysteries and Exploring New Frontiers
After Season 1, which left fans with a lot of questions, Season 2 looks like it will answer those questions. Even though there isn’t yet an official summary, NBC Insider gives a hint of what’s to come: “When Season 2 starts, Ben is still jumping around the time stream, and we can expect him to show up in a lot of strange places and meet a lot of cool guest stars along the way.” Ben’s power to jump forward in time gives him a lot more options than in the original show. Expect Season 2 to go into more detail about the government’s secret plans and show how Ben and Addison’s relationship changes as they travel through time and space searching for the elusive way back home.
Quantum Leap Season 2 Release Date & Time:
Quantum Leap Season 2 is set to return to our screens on October 4, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET. Fans of the series can mark their calendars for this eagerly awaited date.
Where to Watch ‘Quantum Leap’ Season 2?
Much like Season 1, Quantum Leap Season 2 will be available for live viewing on NBC. Additionally, for those who prefer streaming, new episodes will be accessible for streaming the day after they air, starting at 6 a.m. ET. NBC’s streaming service, Peacock, offers a subscription option for Quantum Leap fans.
- S2.E1 ∙ This Took Too Long!
- S2.E2 ∙ Ben & Teller
- S2.E3 ∙ Episode #2.3
- S2.E4 ∙ Episode #2.4
- S2.E5 ∙ One Night in Koreatown
- S2.E6 ∙ Episode #2.6
- S2.E7 ∙ Episode #2.7
- S2.E8 ∙ Nomad
Watch the trailer here: