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** Andrea Barber played Cathy Marano in "If She Dies".

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** Andrea Barber Creator/AndreaBarber played Cathy Marano in "If She Dies".


** Arliss Howard played the stranger in "Kentucky Rye".

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** Arliss Howard Creator/ArlissHoward played the stranger in "Kentucky Rye".


** "Room 2426" ends with [[Creator/DeanStockwell Martin Decker]] vanishing in a flash of light, and winding up in a completely different location as a result of, as the Narrator puts it, "[stepping] out of the confines of logic and [taking] [[Series/QuantumLeap a leap of faith]]".[[note]]Thus making this ''[[Recap/TheTwilightZoneS3E80AQualityOfMercy the second time]]'' an episode of ''The Twilight Zone'' predicted Dean Stock's involvement in ''Series/QuantumLeap''.[[/note]]

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** "Room 2426" ends with [[Creator/DeanStockwell Martin Decker]] vanishing in a flash of light, and winding up in a completely different location as a result of, as the Narrator puts it, "[stepping] out of the confines of logic and [taking] [[Series/QuantumLeap a leap of faith]]".[[note]]Thus making this ''[[Recap/TheTwilightZoneS3E80AQualityOfMercy the second time]]'' an episode of ''The Twilight Zone'' predicted Dean Stock's Stockwell's involvement in ''Series/QuantumLeap''.[[/note]]


*** Furthermore, this episode aired in February of 1989, '''one month''' prior to the series premiere of ''Series/Quantum Leap''.

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*** Furthermore, this episode aired in February of 1989, '''one month''' prior to the series premiere of ''Series/Quantum Leap''.''Series/QuantumLeap''.

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** "Room 2426" ends with [[Creator/DeanStockwell Martin Decker]] vanishing in a flash of light, and winding up in a completely different location as a result of, as the Narrator puts it, "[stepping] out of the confines of logic and [taking] [[Series/QuantumLeap a leap of faith]]".[[note]]Thus making this ''[[Recap/TheTwilightZoneS3E80AQualityOfMercy the second time]]'' an episode of ''The Twilight Zone'' predicted Dean Stock's involvement in ''Series/QuantumLeap''.[[/note]]
*** Furthermore, this episode aired in February of 1989, '''one month''' prior to the series premiere of ''Series/Quantum Leap''.


** Jenny Lewis played Sarah in "If She Dies".

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** Jenny Lewis Musician Music/JennyLewis played Sarah in "If She Dies".

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*** Likewise, two particular characters in the episode? The dispatcher (Creator/JohnDeLancie) dictating who is put in the truck, and a Vietnam draft dodger (Creator/BrentSpiner). In other words, [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Q almost sent Data to Hell]].

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** Creator/JMichaelStraczynski wrote "Special Service", which features a TrumanShowPlot nine years before ''Film/TheTrumanShow'' was released. ''The Truman Show'' won the 1999 [[UsefulNotes/HugoAward Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation]], beating the ''Series/BabylonFive'' SeriesFinale "[[Recap/BabylonFiveS05E22SleepingInLight Sleeping in Light]]", also written by Straczynski.


** Ron Glass playing a demon is particularly funny in hindsight considering [[{{Series/Firefly}} Shepherd Book]] had a colorful backstory.

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** Ron Glass playing a demon in "I of Newton" is particularly funny in hindsight considering [[{{Series/Firefly}} Shepherd Book]] had a colorful backstory.


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** Creator/GeorgeBuza played Gus in "Crazy as a Soup Sandwich".

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** R.H. Thomson played Dr. Burrell in "Our Selena is Dying".


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** Lally Cadeau played Becky Robb in "Something in the Walls".

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* StrawmanHasAPoint: In "Extra Innings", Cindy Hamner tells her husband Ed that he has to move on with his life instead of spending all of his time looking back on the [[CareerEndingInjury knee injury that ended his baseball career]]. She also says that he is being unfair to her as his reluctance to try and get a job means that there is a great deal of financial pressure on her.


** Creator/GinaGershon played Laura in "Time and Teresa Golowitz".

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** Creator/GinaGershon played Laura Schuppe in "Time and Teresa Golowitz".


* AcceptableTargets: Newark, which is compared to {{Hell}} in "I of Newton".

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** In "Time and Teresa Golowitz", the Prince of Darkness tells Bluestone that some people think that Hell's outer celestials are "rather like Queens."


** Creator/RobertKnepper played Alonzo in "Joy Ride".

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** Creator/RobertKnepper (credited as Rob Knepper) played Alonzo in "Joy Ride".


* ValuesDissonance: "The Toys of Caliban" casually uses the word "retarded", nowadays they couldn't get away with that word even if he fit the medical definition of the word.

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* ValuesDissonance: "The Toys of Caliban" casually uses the word "retarded", nowadays they couldn't get away with that word even if he Toby Ross fit the medical definition of the word.

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