The first episode of NBC’s Quantum Leap relaunch will air on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 10 p.m. ET. Quantum Leap is a reinvention of the legendary 1989 series of the same name, 30 years after Dr. Sam Beckett disappeared in the Quantum Leap accelerator, and includes a new team led by physicist Ben Seong. Raymond Lee plays Ben in the series, while Ernie Hudson and Caitlin Bassett play major supporting roles. Read on without further ado to learn more about the story and other aspects of the Quantum Leap revival.
NBC’s Quantum Leap Reboot: Trailer, What to Expect and More
The first episode of the Quantum Leap relaunch will air on NBC on September 19, 2022 and will be available for streaming on Peacock the following day. In the first episode, Dr. Ben Song takes center stage, who goes back in time to 1985, after which his team tries to bring him back to the present. On September 9, NBC released the show’s official trailer, which gives a glimpse into the puzzling and fascinating backdrop against which the action unfolds. It starts with Ben who can’t remember anything. It is eventually revealed that he is a time-traveling scientist working on a “top secret project.”
Overall, the clip has a compelling tone that will appeal to science fiction enthusiasts and fans of original series. Viewers can expect a visually spectacular, character-driven sci-fi drama that pays tribute to the original program while delving into a variety of profound issues.
Along with the trailer, NBC released a brief recap of the program, establishing the premise against which the story unfolds:
“It’s been over 30 years since Dr. Sam Beckett entered the Quantum Leap accelerator and disappeared.” A new team has been formed to resume the research, led by physicist Ben Song. However, everything changes when Ben takes an illegal trip to the past and leaves the team behind to find out why he did it.”
The summary continues:
During his jumps, Ben is joined by Addison, a famous army veteran who appears as a hologram that only Ben can see and hear. Herbert “Magic” Williams runs the top secret organization, which includes Ian Wright and Jenn Chou at headquarters.”
A close look at the Quantum Leap reboot cast
The show’s main character, Dr. Ben Seong, played by Raymond Lee. Looking extremely amazing in the clip, Lee shows his character’s frustration, bewilderment and anger as he struggles to remember anything about his past. Lee previously starred in a number of films and television episodes, including Mozart in the Jungle, Here and Now and Top Gun: Maverick. Ernie Hudson plays Herbert Williams, while Caitlin plays Bassett Addison in the series.
Hudson is best known for his roles in the films Oz and Ghostbusters. Bassett, on the other hand, is making her show debut. In addition to the aforementioned performers, the film also features Mason Alexander Park, Anastasia Antonia, and Nanrisa Lee in pivotal supporting parts.