Scott Bakula: Sci-Fi Icon, Playgirl Model, NCIS Superstar

Scott Bakula: Sci-Fi Icon, Playgirl Model, NCIS Superstar
It does not take a Quantum Leap in logic to see why Stephen would swoon over this guy.

Last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbertstar of NCIS: New Orleans Scott Bakula sat at Stephen’s desk to chat sci-fi, career mistakes, nudity and horses. Bakula currently stars in the second spin-off of NCIS as Detective Dwayne Pride. The series is going into its third season, premiering tonight on Global at 10:00 et/pt, with new episodes Tuesdays on Global at 10:00 et/pt.

Stephen started off by fanboying out over Bakula’s starring role as Sam Beckett in the much underloved and underwatched 1990s sci-fi series Quantum Leap. 

The NCIS: New Orleans star later went on to confess his short lived and wholly deceptive career in modelling – yes, that time he was in an issue of Playgirl (for the curious, Bakula did not pose nude in the March 1995 issue of Playgirl – just shirtless to accompany an interview).

As if that little revelation wasn’t enough to close out his interview, Bakula got up with Jon Batiste and Stay Human – house band for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – to sing in classic New Orleans style (since the start of filming NCIS: New Orleans, Bakula has become intimately enraptured and familiar with its music scene).

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert airs weeknights on Global at 11:35 et/pt, and catch the new season of NCIS: New Orleans Tuesdays on Global at 10:00 et/pt.

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