Sliders (1995–2000)

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A boy genius and his comrades travel to different parallel universes, trying to find their way back home.

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Cleavant Derricks ...
 Rembrandt 'Crying Man' Brown (87 episodes, 1995-2000)
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 Quinn Mallory / ... (70 episodes, 1995-2000)
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 Capt. Maggie Beckett (49 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Wade Welles (48 episodes, 1995-1999)
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 Prof. Maximilian Arturo / ... (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
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Quinn Mallory, while working on an anti-gravity machine, accidentally creates a portal to a parallel universe. Eventually, his friends and an unwilling participant accidentally get stuck traveling among parallel worlds, trying to survive, and learning that sliding can lead to fatal results. Meanwhile, among many changes in their group, they try to rescue the multiverse from the Kromagg Dynasty. Written by Lee Jamilkowski

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Four people just found a gateway to another dimension, but they forgot one problem... how to get back! See more »


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It was intended that the series would return for a sixth season, which is why the show ended on a cliffhanger. The final season includes two notable actors from Babylon 5 (1994), which ended its run about a year before 'Sliders (1995)'. The recurring character of Dr. Oberon Geiger is portrayed by Peter Jurasik, who was, under heavy makeup, Londo Mollari in B5. Then in 'Strangers and Comrades', Jerry Doyle portrays Sgt. Vernon Larson. Doyle, of course, was Security Chief Michael Garibaldi through most of the run of B5. See more »

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When the vortex is created (to enter) it is often shown sucking things into it (usually for plot purposes) yet it is also often shown blowing their hair, debris, etc. away before they jump/slide. See more »

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Prof. Maximillian P. Arturo: [after coffee is spilt all over him] Drink it, don't carry it, you idiot!
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The pilot episode end credits run over a TV screen showing The Spinning Tops singing 'Cry Like A Man'. See more »

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One of the best sci-fi shows of all time
18 January 2003 | by (Canberra, Australia) – See all my reviews

For the first three years of Sliders, this show was an intelligent, original and fascinating example of perfect scifi TV. The acting was mostly above average, but the character dynamics of this odd group (a whiz kid, his wannabe girlfriend, his college professor and a washed-up singer who got into sliding by accident) and the writing were what really made the show. Unfortunately, the show began to go downhill when the original cast was shaken up with the departure of the formidable John Rhys-Davies as the Professor, and jumped the shark completely when it lost Sabrina Lloyd as Wade. I'm sure many salivating teen males would disagree with me on the pointlessness of Kari Wuhrer, but it's clear to me that she added nothing but cleavage to the show.

A show with great potential that should have continued for years.


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