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 highest-rated premiere of 1995. See more »

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In "The Guardian" the Sliders pass by a funeral in a San Francisco graveyard. But San Francisco has no operating cemeteries; the dead are interred in the city of Colma, further to the south. See more »

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Wade Welles: You mean that we can just like... slide through this and boom, we're on another planet?
Quinn Mallory: No. Same planet, different dimension.
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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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fantastic show, wish it was back on
3 April 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This intruiging sci-fi TV show, "Sliders" is something to look out for. The characters are interesting and well-written and the plot is engaging. I have seen most of the episodes and I must say it remains to be one of my favourite TV shows. Pity the TV networks keep taking it off and putting it back on. 10/10


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