Snapshot pictore of leapee Butchie Rickett, played by Frank Borin.
Contstantly gets picked on by his older sister
|Related to:||Hank Rickett (father) |
Emma Rickett (mother)
Alexandra Rickett (sister)
|Appeared on:||Quantum Leap (TV series)|
|Episodes appeared in:||"Runaway"|
|Character played by:||Frank Borin as leapee|
Butchie, who is on an across-country trip from their home state Florida to the Wyoming mountains, with his controlling father Hank (Sherman Howard), desperate mother Emma (Sandy Faison), and bullying older sister Alexandra (Ami Foster). He is told that the mother is going to disappear and he and Al assumes that she will run off with a one Billy McCann (Joseph Hacker), a man that she and Hank both knew in high school that she winds up reuniting with on the trip. This will ultimately destroy the family and cause Butchie to not graduate high school and his sister to get pregnant at sixteen.
It's Sam's mission, as he leaps into the 13-year old, who constatly gets picked on by his 15 year old sister Alexandra (Ami Foster), to keep mom Emma, who's been developing her own ideas of what she should be doing with her life, as she's been dissatisfied with just being a housewife and mother, to keep her from leaving dad Hank and the family, as, in the original events before Sam's leap into the boy, Emma had ran off into the forest after another arguement with Hank about she and Billy getting a little too chummy, and her desire to go back to school, never to be heard from again.
When Sam discovers that she did not run out on the family when Al comes across records of her body being found at the bottom of the cliff in 1993, They set out to rescue her, along with Hank, and Billy, Alexandra, Beth McCann (amber Susa), Billy's teenaged daughter, as they are able to so, as it proves to keep the family together, as Sam then leaps into his next mission, not before he takes revenge on big sister Alexandra, as he dangles her from her feet, and gets her to say "uncle", with her promising not to torture him ever again!