Since mainstreaming the mentally retarded is not yet a popular concept, Sam must help Jimmy LaMotta, the "slow" young man he's leaped into, get a job and gain his coworkers' acceptance, to prevent his brother from returning Jimmy to the institution.
original airdate--November 22,1989 rating--10.4 million
Leap Date-October 14,1964
Place-Oakland,California Leapee-Jimmy LaMotta
Songs: "Quantum Leap Theme Song" by Mike Post
Goofs: Near the beginning when we see Jimmy's reflection in the mirror, part of Sam's arm and sleeve can be seen for an instant.
Trivia: Al had a mentally retarded sister named Trudy who was in a mental hospital. She died in 1953, and the institution claimed it was from pneumonia.
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