Production info

The Curse of Ptah-Hotep
USA, 1992  TV  

TV-series The Quantum Leap

Scott Bakula, Lisa Darr
Directed by Joe Napolitano


Time-trapped scientist Sam Beckett arrives in the year 1957 as professor Dale Conway, an archaeology professor exploring the tomb of Egyptian pharaoh Ptah-hotep. The pharaoh's curse, however, kills the guides and triggers a sandstorm that threatens to bury the site of Sam's camp and the tomb forever.

Episode 72 (season 4 ) of the sci-fi television series "The Quantum Leap", which ran from from 1989 until 1993 for a total of 97 episodes. The series centers around the person of Dr. Sam Beckett, who stepped into the so-called Quantum Leap Accelerator, next found himself trapped in the past, leaping into the body of a different person in a different time period each week, driven by an unknown force to change history fo the better.

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