Synopsis: December 20th, 1963; New York City, New York; Sam leaps into a man named Nick in New York City. Ziggy can't find any info or background for Nick, but he works as a department store Santa Claus with a man named Mark, who is the ultimate nice-guy and works 80 hours a week to help support the company. He has two small children, the oldest of which is a girl who wishes her father would spend more time with her instead of working and helping neighbors. She has given up on believing in Christmas and has been damaged by the death of her mother. While trying to uncover the real identity of Nick, Sam and Al must work together to bring the family together before a conspiring employee at work frames Mark for theft.
Synopsis: April 2nd, 1968;
Sam inadvertently changes the course of history when he upsets Ellen, an M.I.T. student who will eventually write the thesis which convinces Sam that time-travel is possible! If Sam can't get the leap back on track, Quantum Leap will never become a reality and could create a universe-threatening paradox!