Otherworld (1985)

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Thrown into another dimension, a family must keep ahead of a tyrannical state's hunters while searching for a way home.

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Complete series cast summary:
Sam Groom ...
 Hal Sterling (8 episodes, 1985)
Gretchen Corbett ...
 June Sterling (8 episodes, 1985)
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 Trace Sterling (8 episodes, 1985)
Jonna Lee ...
 Gina Sterling (8 episodes, 1985)
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 Kommander Nuveen Kroll (8 episodes, 1985)
Chris Hebert ...
 Smith Sterling (6 episodes, 1985)
Wayne Alexander ...
 Lieutenant (4 episodes, 1985)
Peter Bromilow ...
 Praetor (3 episodes, 1985)
Janet Graham ...
 Woman / ... (2 episodes, 1985)
Rodger LaRue ...
 Corporal (2 episodes, 1985)
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 Officer (2 episodes, 1985)
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The Sterling family goes on vacation to Egypt and visits one of the pyramids. However, they get lost while wandering around in the labyrithine interior of the pyramid. When they finally make it out of the pyramid, they discover that they're no longer on Earth. Instead, they've somehow been transported to another planet. And the natives (run by an autocratic dictator) aren't very friendly... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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During the opening titles, can be seen briefly some images of Imar, Thel's capital. In true, the images are negatived pictures of New York City (the Twin Towers can be appreciated in the distance as well as Brooklyn's Bridge). See more »

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Man: I couldn't lie even if I wanted to.
Kommander Nuveen Kroll: Well, have you ever tried?
Man: No.
Kommander Nuveen Kroll: That, in itself, is a lie.
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If you liked Sliders, you'd probably have liked Otherworld
12 January 2003 | by (Cleveland, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Although the characters and the plot was different, the premise is very similar: a group of people (a family this time) are on a parallel world trying to get back to their own. Instead of sliding from one universe to the next, they travel extensively on the world they originally entered. Each "province" they travel to is as different as the worlds that the Sliders visited.


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