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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The only time money other than an actual world currency was provided for the show alone to appear believable. All other monetary forms were made on printed paper. See more »

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The whole time that Quinn, Arturo, Wade, and Rembrandt are on the world where San Francisco is frozen you never see their breaths. 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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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Cry Like a Man
Performed by Cleavant Derricks,
Written by Tracy Tormé and Paul Kelly
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Sliders is the BEST
7 February 2002 | by (Vancouver BC) – See all my reviews

I loved sliders. How much? Put it this way, give me the first 2 or 3 seasons, and 3 words can answer that. 88 - HOUR - MARATHON. I have been hooked right from the start, and it really ticked me when they canceled it after the first year, and then moved it out of Vancouver.


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