"When he did the last episode, [my character] was supposed to be raising the question, “Is this God?” That’s the question people were asking. And this character did what his father did: He had a bar in a coal-mining town. I reminded [Bellisario] so much of his father that he wanted me in that part. I loved that last episode, and I think that last moment, with Sam and I on the front porch, is just really poignant. I have to tell you, there wasn’t a dry eye on the set, and that’s a hundred crew people. Of course, they might’ve been crying about the fact that their job was over. [Laughs.] But it was just really touching, and I really enjoyed that experience."Then the crushing final caption. It's peerless.
TV The AV Club's random roles visits Bruce McGill who talks about appearing in the final episode of Quantum Leap, one of the greatest television episodes ever:
Posted on Tuesday, June 05, 2012