Why did the producers of Quantum Leap decide to end the series with Dr Sam Beckett never returning home after fans spent the whole series hoping to see that he finally would?

Answer Websites say a spin-off set in the future had been planned- but it did not happen and "Mirror Images" ended up being the last episode for the entire series.

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Did Sam Beckett make it home in Quantum Leap?

No, he ended up going through time as himself and saved Al's first marriage in the last episode.

In what Quantum Leap episode does Sam Beckett leap into a paraplegic?

yes there is. He became super saiyan 2 when he became majin vegeta by Babidi and since then he was able to transform at will.

Has it ever been determined what actually happened to Dr Sam Beckett after the final episode of Quantum Leap when the screen went black and showed the message saying he never returned home?

Nope- but fans have made up their own ideas of that in stories they have written themselves.

Was the Quantum Leap Movie made before or after the series with Scott Bakula?

The movie was just a rumor made up on the IMDb. Scott Bakula himself confirmed in interviews that nothing official had ever been said about it.