Sliders: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot (22 Mar. 1995)

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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 »

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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

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Quinn's alter ego's message to him, dubbed in auditorially, was, word for word, "Never try to slide before your preset time runs out..." See more »

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In the first visited alternate universe, people yell from their cars "Green means stop! Red means go!" yet car tail lights are still red and streets still have red stop signs. See more »

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[Quinn is doodling vorticies instead of paying attention in class]
Prof. Maximilian Arturo: Mr. Mallory, I have devoted years of my life honing my considerable intelligence so that I may impart a subject this complex with some lucidity. You may at least do me the courtesy, sir, to *pretend* that you are listening.
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Cry Like a Man
Performed by Cleavant Derricks,
Written by Tracy Tormé and Paul Kelly
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25 December 2001 | by (Vancouver, BC - Canada) – See all my reviews

WOW, I think that this was so great. I've seen it about 30-40 times effects were really good for 1995 A great start to a great series.


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