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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In Elvis World, vinyl won the format war against CDs. See more »

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When Quinn goes to the college to tell Prof. Arturo about the wormhole he created, the chalkboard in the background has equations written on it, but after Prof. Arturo dismisses the class and walks out....there is nothing on the chalkboards. 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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Performed by Cleavant Derricks,
Written by Tracy Tormé and Paul Kelly
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this was one of my favorite shows ever on t.v. They need to make a movie with the original cast and have a new create ending. I was so engulfed in this show that i would have dreams about sliding. peace-


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