The cult science fiction TV series Quantum Leap is back, with Dr. Ben Song taking over Sam Beckett’s mission.
Warning: This article contains spoilers breakthrough Episode 1.essence of time travel breakthrough Although never fully explained, the reboot has hinted at certain new details. To be fair, there are good reasons for this. These are stories, not scientific papers, and time dynamics really exist to help the plot. This means it’s not uncommon for franchises to change the rules as the plot dictates.
breakthrough is a good example. original series of breakthrough Dr. Sam Beckett, who starred, said, “Leap“From one person’s body to another. His experiment with the Quantum Jump Accelerator went terribly wrong, but he lost time – only his best friend’s holographic projection as a guide.” It was. NBC restarted breakthrough Following exactly the same format, Dr. Ben Song literally follows in Sam Beckett’s footsteps. breakthrough In Episode 1, Ben was similarly stuck in time, leaping from body to body and working to right life’s crises.
any model breakthroughThe time dynamics of must begin with the recognition that there are patterns in time travel.Original Cliffhanger End breakthrough Dr. Beckett encountered a mysterious being who orchestrated his journey, strongly suggested to be a god. breakthrough The reboot hinted that the leap was initiated by the algorithm that was running when Beckett’s adventure began, and Ben ran a similar (but flawed) algorithm. This explanation seems rather unlikely given that it didn’t make it in time for the Quantum Leap project and continued its bad luck after the Quantum Leap project was shut down, causing the algorithm to stop running.
How Quantum Leap Time Travel Works
breakthrough Although a cult sci-fi TV show, the show never really articulated how time travel works. breakthrough Their consciousness is projected through time rather than in physical form. In the book, Sam Beckett’s “hostThe body flew into himself, and his team interviewed them for clues as to when and where Sam was this time.
First episode on NBC breakthrough The reboot looks to change things up a bit, with the Quantum Leap project’s B-plot suggesting a different approach to time travel for the series. There is no evidence that Ben’s body is still back in the Quantum Leap project, and certainly the team was unable to interview the host.Perhaps the explanation is thought to lie in some variation of quantum entanglement, but hopefully breakthrough We’ll explain more as the show continues.
Episode of breakthrough It will be released on NBC at 10 p.m. Monday.