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 cat is named Schrödinger, after Erwin Schrödinger, the Nobel prize-winning physicist who was famous for, among other things, having a pet cat he used as part of a thought experiment. See more »

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In addition to sucking up Quinn, Wade, and Arturo, the moving tunnel also picks up Rembrandt and his car... but nothing else despite passing through many loose objects. See more »

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Prof. Maximillian P. Arturo: Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. I think I've just seen God and I could've sworn he was driving a Cadillac.
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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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This is AWESOME
25 August 2001 | by (Vancouver, BC) – See all my reviews

This is the greatest TV series ever! I hope it hits the shelves! A movie would be da bomb! The special f/x are so cool! Too bad the series died. Hope for a renewal! !


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