Old 02-27-2006, 11:20 AM   #1
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how old where you when u first saw quantum leap? i think i was about 13-14 i saw it on bbc2 and since the first time i saw it i have loved them all
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Old 02-27-2006, 12:27 PM   #2
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I was 12 years old... only 3 weeks shy of my 13th birthday.
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Old 02-27-2006, 01:46 PM   #3
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I think I was about 20 when it first aired.
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Old 02-27-2006, 01:57 PM   #4
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Umm... about 10 I loved it then and I do now
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Old 02-27-2006, 02:09 PM   #5
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Well when it first aired over here in the U.K., i've worked out that i was 3 years old. Yes only 3. So i don't remember the first season.

But my mum always watched it, and i did remember the private dancer ep from season 3 vaguely. I wonder why?

But since itv3 started showing it from the very begining, i have watched every one! and remembered why i used to love it.

I think everyone should watch Quantum leap, cause if you don't you just don't what you're missing!

Well take care everyone. xxxx
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I was 9 when I first watched it, back when it first aired, and I absolutely adored it. I have no idea how I got exposed to it; my parents never let me stay up to watch it, since it was on right at my bed time. I'm pretty sure that my grandmother is responsible somehow, though. I vaguely remember "Good Night, Dear Heart," bits and pieces of various other episodes, and the first episode I actually saw all the way through was "The Curse of Ptah-Hotep." And I saw at least two of the Evil Leaper episodes. I watched the show when I was 9, but I couldn't really get into it until it started airing again, when I was about 16.
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I was 11 when I first saw Quantum Leap on BBC 2 Northern Ireland. Been a loyal fan ever since
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Old 02-27-2006, 07:30 PM   #8
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Let's see, I remember SEEING QL when I was in high school. My dad liked it first. Then of course, NBC moved the schedule all over creation.

I got HOOKED on it when I was 20 going on 21 and in college.
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I remember seeing my dad watching "Pool Hall Blues" on its original airing, and him telling me a little bit about the show. At the time I was about 8 years old. I didn't become a regular viewer until some point during Season 3's original run, and I was also able to catch up because the show got picked up for syndication not long after. So I was about 10 when I became a die-hard fan.
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Old 02-27-2006, 08:35 PM   #10
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I was 12 and I was flipping through the channels.Heart of a Champion was on. At the time, I was a fan of wrestling, and it caugh6t my attention. I no longer watch wrestling, but I love Quantum Leap
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Old 02-27-2006, 09:22 PM   #11
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how old where you when u first saw quantum leap? i think i was about 13-14 i saw it on bbc2 and since the first time i saw it i have loved them all
18, it was only last year sadly
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Old 02-28-2006, 12:27 AM   #12
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I was 7 years old. I don't remember what my first episode was, but I remember getting hooked during that summer. There was NOTHING on tv, as usual, and i was flipping channels and it caught me attention and i started watching....and I was hooked. I was 2-going-on-3 when the show premiered, so i grew up on the reruns, lol.

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Old 02-28-2006, 10:08 AM   #13
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I think I first caught on to it in 1989, so I guess I was about 24.
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Old 02-28-2006, 11:22 AM   #14
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I think I was 17 or 18 when I first saw it, I don't remember exacly.
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Old 02-28-2006, 11:59 AM   #15
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I was 39 when I saw my first episode of Quantum Leap during the second season (1990).

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Old 02-28-2006, 02:02 PM   #16
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Hmm, Well...

I can't remember exactly when I first watched it, I seem to have a very vague rememberabce of seeing the show sometime in my life, maybe in the original run, maybe season 4 or 5, and maybe it was even in french, I really can't remember.

However, I remember that I got hooked on it when I was about 16-17 during the re-runs on the Space channel. I seem to remember browsing through the show, watching a few minutes of it here and there, but I didn't start watching until a few months later when there was nothing good on tv and I decided to watch the whole episode... Needless to say I was hooked from then on.

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I first saw it somewhere midway through Season 4, (Unchained I think) so I would have been somewhere around 35. I was hooked right off, naturally.

It took a while before I caught all the earlier episodes on re-runs.
In the meantime, I satisfied my craving for QL by recording it from continental channels via satellite. So I first saw "Single Drop of Rain" in German with Dutch subtitles!! And no, I don't speak either language! or what?
It is a testiment to the quality of the acting, that the scene where Sam prays in the field still moved me to tears. Of course, when I finally saw it in English - WOW.
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I'm hoping mine is better than the potato with legs I got last month. :
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I was 18... was spending the night over at Bonnie and Rose's house when it came on... what episode it was... I can't remember right off hand... but I fell in love with it from that moment on.

It's amazing, actually, how one show can change someone... huh?

Lord.... that was 17 years ago. I'll be 35 in March...

Wow.
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Old 02-28-2006, 09:25 PM   #20
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how old where you when u first saw quantum leap? i think i was about 13-14 i saw it on bbc2 and since the first time i saw it i have loved them all
Exactly the same for me (yeah, even the channel, though I'm not a Brit).

I did come into the show quite late (though then I had no idea of this, as you didn't have digital tv-guides back in those days). I would guess somewhere around the middle of Season 4 (as I definitely remember the Egypt episode). Strangely enough the show had already become my favourite show ever (dropping Twin Peaks into second place) even though I had seen only 1/3 of all the episodes (which I didn't know at the time)!

I did see repeats of earlier seasons a few years later. In my own country the show was pulled after one season (it was on some graveyard slot very early in the evening on a satellite channel). Which did give me the chance to see the first few episodes.

And then there was the German commercial channel RTL plus which had repeats (at least I guess they were, as I discovered those quite some time after the last airing on the BBC and assumed they probably showed the original airing during the same timeperiod) with German dubbing! Still, not the same as the original thing ( I clearly remember seeing the Josie Bissett and Jane Sibbett, spooky similarity in last names by the way, episodes in the German language).
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Old 02-28-2006, 09:29 PM   #21
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I saw it when I was 15 on BBC2. My first episode was Glitter Rock.
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Old 02-28-2006, 11:03 PM   #22
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I saw my first episode when I was about 10. It was in 1996 (I think) and it was on our Pay TV. My mum HAD to see and tape Quantum Leap, and I'm glad she did. I remember my first episode was The Colour Of Truth - a great episode to start on IMHO.
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Old 03-01-2006, 01:04 AM   #23
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I was 28 years old
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Old 03-03-2006, 12:19 AM   #24
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Let's see that was '89 so I was 14. Gosh that was soooo long ago...I feel old.
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Old 03-06-2006, 03:42 AM   #25
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I watched right from the beginning. That would have been 1989. I was 32 and in college.
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