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 book Quinn has on his chest while asleep in one of the first scenes is "Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps and the Tenth Dimension" by Michio Kaku. See more »

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When the whole group slides escaping from a tornado, they see a Lenin statue. Professor says it's Lenin, Nicolay Ilyich Ulyanov, but Lenin's true name is Vladimir. See more »

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Wilkins: Got any rest, gentlemen?
Prof. Maximilian Arturo: Oh, yes! I always sleep well with my arms tied above my head, you blithering idiot!
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References Jeopardy! (1984) 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
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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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