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* It is particularly ''disturbing'' seeing how fixated Leta Aider was in seeing Abigail Fuller get punished for supposedly killing her daughter and husband all throughout "Trilogy": from attempting to kill her with a house fire in Part 1, to trying to form a lynch mob in Part 2, to even going so far as to ''paint her own suicide as a murder'' in Part 3. It's also worth mentioning that these events span a period of ''23 years'', from 1955 to 1978.

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* It is particularly ''disturbing'' seeing how fixated Leta Aider was in seeing Abigail Fuller get punished for supposedly killing her daughter and husband all throughout "Trilogy": from attempting to kill her with a house fire in Part 1, to trying to form a lynch mob in Part 2, to even going so far as to ''paint her own suicide as a murder'' in Part 3. It's also worth mentioning that these events span a period of ''23 years'', from 1955 to 1978. And what's worse, when this whole ordeal started, Abigail was only ''[[WouldHarmAChild ten]]''.

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* It is particularly ''disturbing'' seeing how fixated Leta Aider was in seeing Abigail Fuller get punished for supposedly killing her daughter and husband all throughout "Trilogy": from attempting to kill her with a house fire in Part 1, to trying to form a lynch mob in Part 2, to even going so far as to ''paint her own suicide as a murder'' in Part 3. It's also worth mentioning that these events span a period of ''23 years'', from 1955 to 1978.
** On the topic of Part 1's house fire, it's worth mentioning that Sam was literally ''seconds'' away from being killed by the ceiling collapsing before he leaped; Part 2 confirms that Sheriff Fuller, the leapee (and ''Abigail's father'') died right after.


* In a similar vein, you have the episode "Shock Theater", where you have Sam leaping into a mental asylum... mere ''moments'' before one of the orderlies purposefully gives him an unauthorized electroshock treatment of ''200 volts''. Now, while Sam somehow manages to not ''die'' as a result, this shock ''does'' result in him [[LossOfIdentity forgetting who he is,]] and instead acts like [[IdentityAmnesia the various people he had leapt into prior. Of note is his abrupt transition into [[Recap/QuantumLeapS3E02TheLeapHomePart2Vietnam Herbert Williams]] in the middle of a psychiatric evaluation, whereupon he begins ''freaking out'' due to the assumption he got caught by the [=VC=], all the while his doctor tries in vain to figure out where Sam thinks he is now.

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* In a similar vein, you have the episode "Shock Theater", where you have Sam leaping into a mental asylum... mere ''moments'' before one of the orderlies purposefully gives him an unauthorized electroshock treatment of ''200 volts''. Now, while Sam somehow manages to not ''die'' as a result, this shock ''does'' result in him [[LossOfIdentity forgetting who he is,]] and instead acts like [[IdentityAmnesia the various people he had leapt into prior.prior]]. Of note is his abrupt transition into [[Recap/QuantumLeapS3E02TheLeapHomePart2Vietnam Herbert Williams]] in the middle of a psychiatric evaluation, whereupon he begins ''freaking out'' due to the assumption he got caught by the [=VC=], all the while his doctor tries in vain to figure out where Sam thinks he is now.


* There's also the episode where Sam leaps into a death row inmate with only days left before his execution. He's able to complete his mission just in time to leap out ''while being electrocuted in the electric chair''.

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* There's also the episode "Last Dance Before an Execution", where [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Sam leaps into a death row inmate with only days left before his execution. execution.]] He's able to complete his mission just in time to leap out ''while being electrocuted in the electric chair''.chair''.
* In a similar vein, you have the episode "Shock Theater", where you have Sam leaping into a mental asylum... mere ''moments'' before one of the orderlies purposefully gives him an unauthorized electroshock treatment of ''200 volts''. Now, while Sam somehow manages to not ''die'' as a result, this shock ''does'' result in him [[LossOfIdentity forgetting who he is,]] and instead acts like [[IdentityAmnesia the various people he had leapt into prior. Of note is his abrupt transition into [[Recap/QuantumLeapS3E02TheLeapHomePart2Vietnam Herbert Williams]] in the middle of a psychiatric evaluation, whereupon he begins ''freaking out'' due to the assumption he got caught by the [=VC=], all the while his doctor tries in vain to figure out where Sam thinks he is now.
-->'''Sam''': (panicking; backs up into a corner of the room) ''VC! VC!'' (begins flailing back and forth as he remembers a VC ambush) ''It was an ambush, sir! We were set up by the hochoy! Oh, man!''



* Another episode, "Moments to Live", has Sam leaping into a TV actor who plays a doctor. He gets kidnapped by an insane dysfunctional couple whom the wife (who had won a soap detergent contest to have lunch with him, and had entered the contest ''numerous'' times) is a rabid fan that can't tell the difference between TV and real life. Sam was held prisoner against his will in an isolated house in a setting no different than ''Literature/{{Misery}}'', and as it quickly turns out, he was kidnapped so that ''he can impregnate her''.
** The kidnapping itself is very unsettling: at first, it just appears to be a lunch with a LoonyFan (Norma Jean Pilcher), with Sam just frustrated that he's in this leap at all (since he's facing the prospect of having to act for an episode on Monday). As they get ready to leave, Norma realizes she forget her purse, and heads back inside the resturant. Meanwhile, Al shows up to inform Sam that he won't have to worry about acting on Monday... as, in the original history, the guy he lept into [[NothingIsScarier never showed up to work]]. And then, as Norma returns:

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* Another episode, "Moments to Live", has Sam leaping into a TV actor who plays a doctor. He gets kidnapped by an insane dysfunctional couple whom with the wife (who had won a soap detergent contest to have lunch with him, and had entered the contest ''numerous'' times) is turning out to be a rabid fan that can't tell the difference between TV and real life. Sam was held prisoner against his will in an isolated house in a setting no different than ''Literature/{{Misery}}'', and as it quickly turns out, he was kidnapped so that ''he can impregnate her''.
** The kidnapping itself is very unsettling: at first, it just appears to be a lunch with a LoonyFan (Norma Jean Pilcher), with Sam just frustrated that he's in this leap at all (since he's facing the prospect of having to act for an episode on Monday). As they get ready to leave, Norma realizes she forget her purse, and heads back inside the resturant.restaurant. Meanwhile, Al shows up to inform Sam that he won't have to worry about acting on Monday... as, in the original history, the guy he lept leapt into [[NothingIsScarier never showed up to work]]. And then, as Norma returns:



--->'''Norma''': [[ShockingSwerve (whips out a pistol from her purse) Nah, that won't be necessary.]]

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--->'''Norma''': [[ShockingSwerve (whips out a pistol from her purse) Nah, that won't be necessary.necessary...]]


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** In a minor bit of horror, there's an elderly woman residing at Norma's house, who states is her mom. In reality, she was a fellow inmate of the asylum Norma had escaped from.


** When Norma attempts to hand Sam (who is currently handcuffed to a bear) a tray of tea, Sam mutters to himself that this whole situation is crazy. [[MoodWhiplash Norma proceeds to throw the tray against a wall, screaming at Sam to never say that word again, before calmly leaving to "get everything all ready for tonight".]] Al's response when he pops in?

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** When Norma attempts to hand Sam (who is currently handcuffed to a bear) bed) a tray of tea, Sam mutters to himself that this whole situation is crazy. [[MoodWhiplash Norma proceeds to throw the tray against a wall, screaming at Sam to never say that word again, before calmly leaving to "get everything all ready for tonight".]] Al's response when he pops in?


** The kidnapping itself is very unsettling: at first, it just appears to be a lunch with a LoonyFan (Norma Jean Pilcher), with Sam just frustrated that he's in this leap at all (since he's facing the prospect of having to act for an episode on Monday). As they get ready to leave, Norma realizes she forget her purse, and heads back inside the resturant. Meanwhile, Al shows up to inform Sam that he won't have to worry about acting on Monday... as in the original history, the guy he lept into [[NothingIsScarier never showed up to work]]. And then, as Norma returns:

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** The kidnapping itself is very unsettling: at first, it just appears to be a lunch with a LoonyFan (Norma Jean Pilcher), with Sam just frustrated that he's in this leap at all (since he's facing the prospect of having to act for an episode on Monday). As they get ready to leave, Norma realizes she forget her purse, and heads back inside the resturant. Meanwhile, Al shows up to inform Sam that he won't have to worry about acting on Monday... as as, in the original history, the guy he lept into [[NothingIsScarier never showed up to work]]. And then, as Norma returns:

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** When Norma attempts to hand Sam (who is currently handcuffed to a bear) a tray of tea, Sam mutters to himself that this whole situation is crazy. [[MoodWhiplash Norma proceeds to throw the tray against a wall, screaming at Sam to never say that word again, before calmly leaving to "get everything all ready for tonight".]] Al's response when he pops in?
--->'''Al''': [[FridgeHorror You know, she reminds me of my second wife. Only, her specialty was small appliances.]]
** Towards the end of the episode, Sam gets her husband, Hank, to help break Norma out of her delusions by staging a scene where it appears Hank had collapsed from a ruptured ventricle. While Sam, pretending to be the doctor character, insists he can operate on Hank, Norma abruptly screams that he ''can't'', finally admitting he isn't a real doctor. Problem solved, right? [[FromBadToWorse Well, no sooner does she have this revelation that she proceeds to run out of the house,]] [[DrivenToSuicide and towards a nearby bridge.]]


* Another episode, "Moments to Live", has Sam leaping into a TV actor who plays a doctor. He gets kidnapped by an insane dysfunctional couple whom the wife (who had won a soap detergent contest to have lunch with him, and had entered the contest ''numerous'' times) is a rabid fan that can't tell the difference between TV and real life. Sam was held prisoner against his will in an isolated house in a setting no different than ''Literature/{{Misery}}''.
** The kidnapping itself is very unsettling: at first, it just appears to be a lunch with a LoopyFan (Norma Jean Pilcher), with Sam just frustrated that he's in this leap at all (since he's facing the prospect of having to act for an episode on Monday). As they get ready to leave, Norma realizes she forget her purse, and heads back inside the resturant. Meanwhile, Al shows up to inform Sam that he won't have to worry about acting on Monday... as in the original history, the guy he lept into [[NothingIsScarier never showed up to work]]. And then, as Norma returns:

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* Another episode, "Moments to Live", has Sam leaping into a TV actor who plays a doctor. He gets kidnapped by an insane dysfunctional couple whom the wife (who had won a soap detergent contest to have lunch with him, and had entered the contest ''numerous'' times) is a rabid fan that can't tell the difference between TV and real life. Sam was held prisoner against his will in an isolated house in a setting no different than ''Literature/{{Misery}}''.
''Literature/{{Misery}}'', and as it quickly turns out, he was kidnapped so that ''he can impregnate her''.
** The kidnapping itself is very unsettling: at first, it just appears to be a lunch with a LoopyFan LoonyFan (Norma Jean Pilcher), with Sam just frustrated that he's in this leap at all (since he's facing the prospect of having to act for an episode on Monday). As they get ready to leave, Norma realizes she forget her purse, and heads back inside the resturant. Meanwhile, Al shows up to inform Sam that he won't have to worry about acting on Monday... as in the original history, the guy he lept into [[NothingIsScarier never showed up to work]]. And then, as Norma returns:


* Another episode has Sam leaping into a TV actor who plays a doctor. He gets kidnapped by an insane dysfunctional couple whom the wife is a rabid fan that can't tell the difference between TV and real life. Sam was held prisoner against his will in an isolated house in a setting no different than ''Literature/{{Misery}}''.

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* Another episode episode, "Moments to Live", has Sam leaping into a TV actor who plays a doctor. He gets kidnapped by an insane dysfunctional couple whom the wife (who had won a soap detergent contest to have lunch with him, and had entered the contest ''numerous'' times) is a rabid fan that can't tell the difference between TV and real life. Sam was held prisoner against his will in an isolated house in a setting no different than ''Literature/{{Misery}}''.''Literature/{{Misery}}''.
** The kidnapping itself is very unsettling: at first, it just appears to be a lunch with a LoopyFan (Norma Jean Pilcher), with Sam just frustrated that he's in this leap at all (since he's facing the prospect of having to act for an episode on Monday). As they get ready to leave, Norma realizes she forget her purse, and heads back inside the resturant. Meanwhile, Al shows up to inform Sam that he won't have to worry about acting on Monday... as in the original history, the guy he lept into [[NothingIsScarier never showed up to work]]. And then, as Norma returns:
--->'''Norma''': (runs up to Sam and Al) Sorry to keep ya waitin'!
--->'''Sam''': Oh. Yeah-
--->'''Norma''': Ready to go?
--->'''Sam''': Yeah, I just gotta have them bring the car around-
--->'''Norma''': [[ShockingSwerve (whips out a pistol from her purse) Nah, that won't be necessary.]]
*** Meanwhile, Al is completely unable to do anything but watch as Sam is forced into a van, furiously pounding away at the handlink as he screams Gooshie to let him out of the Imaging Chamber in order to get more info from Ziggy.


* A particularly chilling example occurs in "A Leap for Lisa": Sam has lept into Al during his time in the Navy, and after Al's old girlfriend, Lisa, has died in a car accident. Due to circumstances during the leap, Al's commanding officer, Ryker, accuses him of raping and murdering his wife; as Al finds out via the handlink, this results in him being declared guilty and dying in the gas chamber. The horror aspect kicks in when Al's handlink suddenly begins rapidly increasing the probability of Al's death, with him nervously reading out Ziggy's estimates as it reaches 100%... [[ForWantOfANail only for a man by the name of Edward St. John V to appear in Al's place, commenting how Alpha is 100% of Al's impending death]]. Sam ''knows'' there's something wrong with this situation, wondering who the stranger holding the handlink is, [[DelayedRippleEffect only to then begin rapidly forgetting the prior timeline.]] It's only when Sam manages to discover a cigar in Al's car that the timeline reasserts itself, [[NothingIsScarier with Al unaware that something had gone wrong.]]

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* A particularly chilling example occurs in "A Leap for Lisa": Sam has lept into Al during his time in the Navy, and after Al's old girlfriend, Lisa, has died in a car accident. Due to circumstances during the leap, Al's commanding officer, Ryker, accuses him of raping and murdering his wife; as Al finds out via the handlink, this results in him being declared guilty and dying in the gas chamber. The horror aspect kicks in when Al's handlink suddenly begins rapidly increasing the probability of Al's death, with him nervously reading out Ziggy's estimates as it reaches 100%... [[ForWantOfANail only for a man by the name of Edward St. John V to appear in Al's place, commenting how Alpha is 100% certain of Al's impending death]]. Sam ''knows'' there's something wrong with this situation, wondering who the stranger holding the handlink is, [[DelayedRippleEffect only to then begin rapidly forgetting the prior timeline.]] It's only when Sam manages to discover a cigar in Al's car that the timeline reasserts itself, [[NothingIsScarier with Al unaware that something had gone wrong.]]


* A particularly chilling example occurs in "A Leap for Lisa": Sam has lept into Al during his time in the Navy, and after Al's old girlfriend, Lisa, has died in a car accident. Due to circumstances during the leap, Al's commanding officer, Ryker, accuses him of raping and murdering his wife; as Al finds out via the handlink, this results in him being declared guilty and dying in the gas chamber. The horror aspect kicks in when Al's handlink suddenly begins rapidly increasing the probability of Al's death, with him nervously reading out Ziggy's estimates as it reaches 100%... [[ForWantOfANail only for a man by the name of Edward St. John V to appear in Al's place, commenting how Alpha is 100% of Al's impending death]]. Sam ''knows'' there's something wrong with this situation, wondering who the stranger holding the handlink is, [[DelayedRippleEffect only to then begin rapidly forgetting the prior timeline.]] It's only when Sam manages to discover a cigar in Al's car that the timeline reasserts itself, [[NothingIsScarier with neither Al or Sam fully aware that something had gone wrong.]]

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* A particularly chilling example occurs in "A Leap for Lisa": Sam has lept into Al during his time in the Navy, and after Al's old girlfriend, Lisa, has died in a car accident. Due to circumstances during the leap, Al's commanding officer, Ryker, accuses him of raping and murdering his wife; as Al finds out via the handlink, this results in him being declared guilty and dying in the gas chamber. The horror aspect kicks in when Al's handlink suddenly begins rapidly increasing the probability of Al's death, with him nervously reading out Ziggy's estimates as it reaches 100%... [[ForWantOfANail only for a man by the name of Edward St. John V to appear in Al's place, commenting how Alpha is 100% of Al's impending death]]. Sam ''knows'' there's something wrong with this situation, wondering who the stranger holding the handlink is, [[DelayedRippleEffect only to then begin rapidly forgetting the prior timeline.]] It's only when Sam manages to discover a cigar in Al's car that the timeline reasserts itself, [[NothingIsScarier with neither Al or Sam fully aware unaware that something had gone wrong.]]


* A particularly chilling example occurs in "A Leap for Lisa": Sam has lept into Al during his time in the Navy, and after Al's old girlfriend, Lisa, has died in a car accident. Due to circumstances during the leap, Al's commanding officer, Ryker, accuses him of raping and murdering Lisa; as Al finds out via the handlink, this results in him being declared guilty and dying in the gas chamber. The horror aspect kicks in when Al's handlink suddenly begins rapidly increasing the probability of Al's death, with him nervously reading out Ziggy's estimates as it reaches 100%... [[ForWantOfANail only for a man by the name of Edward St. John V to appear in Al's place, commenting how Alpha is 100% of Al's impending death]]. Sam ''knows'' there's something wrong with this situation, wondering who the stranger holding the handlink is, [[DelayedRippleEffect only to then begin rapidly forgetting the prior timeline.]] It's only when Sam manages to discover a cigar in Al's car that the timeline reasserts itself, [[NothingIsScarier with neither Al or Sam fully aware that something had gone wrong.]]

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* A particularly chilling example occurs in "A Leap for Lisa": Sam has lept into Al during his time in the Navy, and after Al's old girlfriend, Lisa, has died in a car accident. Due to circumstances during the leap, Al's commanding officer, Ryker, accuses him of raping and murdering Lisa; his wife; as Al finds out via the handlink, this results in him being declared guilty and dying in the gas chamber. The horror aspect kicks in when Al's handlink suddenly begins rapidly increasing the probability of Al's death, with him nervously reading out Ziggy's estimates as it reaches 100%... [[ForWantOfANail only for a man by the name of Edward St. John V to appear in Al's place, commenting how Alpha is 100% of Al's impending death]]. Sam ''knows'' there's something wrong with this situation, wondering who the stranger holding the handlink is, [[DelayedRippleEffect only to then begin rapidly forgetting the prior timeline.]] It's only when Sam manages to discover a cigar in Al's car that the timeline reasserts itself, [[NothingIsScarier with neither Al or Sam fully aware that something had gone wrong.]]

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* A particularly chilling example occurs in "A Leap for Lisa": Sam has lept into Al during his time in the Navy, and after Al's old girlfriend, Lisa, has died in a car accident. Due to circumstances during the leap, Al's commanding officer, Ryker, accuses him of raping and murdering Lisa; as Al finds out via the handlink, this results in him being declared guilty and dying in the gas chamber. The horror aspect kicks in when Al's handlink suddenly begins rapidly increasing the probability of Al's death, with him nervously reading out Ziggy's estimates as it reaches 100%... [[ForWantOfANail only for a man by the name of Edward St. John V to appear in Al's place, commenting how Alpha is 100% of Al's impending death]]. Sam ''knows'' there's something wrong with this situation, wondering who the stranger holding the handlink is, [[DelayedRippleEffect only to then begin rapidly forgetting the prior timeline.]] It's only when Sam manages to discover a cigar in Al's car that the timeline reasserts itself, [[NothingIsScarier with neither Al or Sam fully aware that something had gone wrong.]]

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* In "Another Mother", one of the kidnappers starts advancing toward the teenage boy with an incredibly creepy look on his face. It's not hard to imagine what he has in mind.


* One particular episode, "The Curse of Ptah-Hotep", revolves around a villain faking a mummy's curse to steal its treasures, revealing how he did it all in the end. Then said {{mummy}} ''stands up and strangles him'' while the survivors flee in terror. Sam leaps out before we find out how it ends. Al confirms everyone survived, but mysteriously could never find the ruin again after a sandstorm buried it.
** It's even scarier because a wall separates them from the villain and the mummy. [[NothingIsScarier You don't see it happen; you only hear the screams]]. Al is able to pass through the wall to check it out, but immediately comes running back out, saying, "He's killing him."

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* One particular episode, "The Curse of Ptah-Hotep", revolves around a villain faking a mummy's curse to steal its treasures, revealing how he did it all in the end. Then said {{mummy}} ''stands up and strangles him'' while the survivors flee in terror. Sam leaps out before we find out how it ends. Al confirms everyone everyone[[note]]barring Razul[[/note]] survived, but mysteriously could never find the ruin again after a sandstorm buried it.
** It's even scarier because a wall separates them from the villain Razul and the mummy. [[NothingIsScarier You don't see it happen; you only hear the screams]]. Al is able to pass through the wall to check it out, but immediately comes running back out, saying, "He's killing him."

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