Quantum Leap 2022 E9: Release Date, Recap, and Speculation

The midseason finale episode shows Sierra Youth Academy in 1996, where Ben finds himself on the run from the camp’s officials, with three other runaway teens.

Ben solves their problem of abuse and violence in the name of reform and also flashes back to the scenario where he first chose to jump back in time. But now, viewers have to wait for two more months before diving deep into the events that will unfold.

[Hint: It involves Addison and a life-changing timeline.]

1. Episode 9 Theories

The episode after the hiatus will reveal the details about which danger threatens Addison and Ben’s future. The upcoming episode will also revisit how Janis defected to Ben’s side and why she felt it was her only choice.

Episode 9 will also explain how Ben came to know about the tragedy that will befall Addison in the future. The show may have already revealed Martinez as Leaper X, but as we know, the team found 2022’s Martinez to have never made any jumps. Still, part 2 of season 1 will elaborate on how Martinez came to be the mystery leaper.

Ben’s reveal that his mission is all about saving Addison opens up a whole new emotional can of worms for the series to explore in the upcoming episodes. We can also expect Ben to finally leap into the future for the first time since the beginning of the reboot.

Janis’ connection to the team and Martinez’s future is also something the upcoming episodes will explore, explaining how they came to be in the first place. 

Quantum Leap 2022 E9: Release Date, Recap, and Speculation
Ben’s Plan

2. Episode 9 Release Date

Chapter 9 of the Quantum Leap series has been released on Monday, Jan 02, 2023 at 7:00 pm PDT. The chapter title has not been leaked yet.

3. Season 1 Schedule

Quantum Leap S1 Episode No.Quantum Leap S1 Episode TitleDirectionTeleplayRelease Date
1July 13th 1985Thor FreudenthalSteven Lilien & Bryan WynbrandtSeptember 19 2022
2AtlantisDavid McWhirterRobert HullSeptember 26 2022
3Somebody up There Likes BenMarcus StokesDrew LindoOctober 3 2022
4A Decent ProposalRachel TalalayMoira KirlandOctober 10 2022
5Salvation or BustSilas HowardBenjamin Raab & Deric A. HughesOctober 17 2022
6What a Disaster!Helen Shaver Chris GrismerSteven Lilien & Bryan WynbrantOctober 24 2022
7O Ye of Little FaithChris GrismerMargarita MatthewOctober 31 2022
8Stand By BenTBATBANovember 7 2022

4. Where to Watch Quantum Leap

Quantum Leap is available for streaming on NBC, Fubo TV, DirecTV, and Peacock Premium.

Watch Quantum Leap on:

5. Episode 8 Recap

Quantum Leap 2022 E9: Release Date, Recap, and Speculation
Magic and Jen

Amid Janis’ unknown warning, Ben lands in 1996 at Sierra Youth Academy in the body of a teenager…Ben? Well, this is a different Ben. Our Ben is not stuck in his childhood, but he does starts having flashbacks of his memories.

Teen Ben and his other campmates plan an escape from the academy that abuses them in the name of “reform”, but they meet an accident. They decide to make the rest of their journey on foot, but Addison quickly fills Ben in that they were never heard of again in history.

Meanwhile, in the present, Magic and Jen try to revive the system from the lockdown it was placed in by Janis, in order to make her escape without risking someone tailing her.

Magic takes this opportunity to advise Jen about reconciling with her father, who’s always had a problem, with staying, due to his gambling problem. Back to the past, Ben decides to resolve the problem at its roots – By exposing the academy for its torture and shut them down forever.

And that’s precisely what they do with the help of Leah’s newscaster uncle. The future changes and they make it out alive and well with flourishing lives and friendship.

Ben learns the truth behind his decision to time leap through the past, but before he can reflect on it, he jumps again.

6. About Quantum Leap

Based on the 80s science fiction series of the same name, Quantum Leap is a revival series created by Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt.

The series follows the events thirty years after Dr. Sam Beckett disappeared into the Quantum Leap accelerator. The project has been revived and a new team has been tasked with solving the mystery of the machine.

The show premiered on September 19, 2022 on NBC.

Epic Dope Staff

Epic Dope Staff

Our talented team of Freelance writers - Always on the lookout - pour their energies into a wide range of topics bringing to our audience what they crave - fun up-to-date news, reviews, fan theories and much much more.


Leave a Reply