Sliders (1995–2000)
19 user 1 critic
In a San Francisco basement, physics post-graduate student Quinn Mallory has found a way to create portals to parallel universes. Inviting his physics professor Maximillian Arturo and his ... See full summary »



(screenplay), (story) | 1 more credit »

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video


IMDb at Comic-Con 2016

Visit our Comic-Con section to see what's trending, watch celebrity interviews, follow event coverage, browse cosplay photos, take our Fan IQ quizzes, and more.

Browse IMDb's Guide to Comic-Con




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Cleavant Derricks ...
Joseph Wapner ...
Commissar Joseph A. Wapner (as Joseph A. Wapner)
Doug Llewelyn ...
Comrade Llewelyn
Wilkins (as Roger R. Cross)
Crazy Kenny / Senator Candidate
Ross J. Kelly / Interrogator
Don MacKay ...


In a San Francisco basement, physics post-graduate student Quinn Mallory has found a way to create portals to parallel universes. Inviting his physics professor Maximillian Arturo and his computer store colleague Wade Wells for a trip, a series of mishaps ropes in passing singer Rembrandt Brown and takes the Sliders off their planned route. Upon discovering a frozen world and one where Russia rules America, the quartet begins to doubt that they will be able to return to their own world anytime soon... Written by kevin galea

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis






Release Date:

22 March 1995 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


In the dinner scene at the end the characters propose several ideas that would become episodes throughout the series. Arturo says that Einstein regretted giving the world the atom bomb, they would enter a world where he did in fact not give the world the bomb in Sliders: Last Days (1995). Rembrandt says he might still be singing out there and would visit a world where he became so famous he faked his death and became an Elvis like figure in Sliders: The King Is Back (1995). See more »


When Quinn, Wade and Arturo are looking off their porch at Rembrandt in the street, the San Francisco Bay Bridge and Yerba Buena Island and the San Francisco skyline are visible in the distance. But they're supposed to be in San Francisco at that moment. Such a view as shown is only visible in Oakland. See more »


Prof. Maximilian Arturo: Jesus, Mary and Joseph. I think I've just seen God and I could've sworn he was driving a Cadillac.
See more »


References Jeopardy! (1984) See more »


Amazing Grace
Written by John Newton
Performed by Cleavant Derricks
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Wish it would come back
14 January 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

About the only thing I can say about this TV show was that I loved it. I love Sci-Fi,,, and time travel most of all. This show seemed to have it all. However, I did like it better in the beginning... but as they started involving aliens I began to dislike it a bit; but not enough to stop watching it. I do wish they would bring it back, with the original players and with the original story lines. I would like them to stay away from anything too gory. If the show can not come back then perhaps they could make a movie that could end their journey back home. A TV movie that was shown on regular TV and not cable. I would also like to see reruns of the show. I'm sure they have them on the Sci-Fi channel but I don't get that channel and would like to see Fox pick it up or anyone else on regular TV. If a TV movie has already been made that shows them returning home than I missed it and would love to see it come back. Thanks Terri

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is Kari Wuhrer a porn star or something? Assumption_of_Rationality
Communism in the pilot leonardo-kelava2
why not rwboot on SyFy channel? FresnoBob_21
wade? jademills
Jerry O'Connell now HelgaCo
Sliders: Complete Series DVD Set: 12/2/14 Jim_Hall
Discuss Pilot (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: