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Duration:
60 min (87 episodes)
Genres:
Sci-Fi | Adventure | Fantasy
IMDB rate:
7.4
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 3 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1995-03-22
Filming Locations: Denver Street, Backlot, Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Sabrina Lloyd
Sabrina Lloyd
Sliders
Will Sasso
Will Sasso
Sliders
Cleavant Derricks
Rembrandt 'Crying Man' Brown
Jerry O'Connell
Quinn Mallory
Kari Wuhrer
Capt. Maggie Beckett
John Rhys-Davies
Prof. Maximilian Arturo
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Trivia
Even though the production of the show went on continuously between season 3 and season 4, it had a year hiatus from airing when it was dropped by Fox and picked up by Sci-Fi, making the airing years (1995-1997, 1998-2000). The special effects in the fourth season take a very noticeable dive in quality, as the series had just been canceled by Fox before being resurrected by the Sci-Fi Channel, which left the show with an overall lower production budget.
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Jerry O'Connell (Quinn) wrote an episode treatment entitled "Narcotica", which took place on an Earth where drugs had been legalized. The story was rejected by the network for being "too dark", but later found life as a 'Sliders' comic book.
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It was intended that the series would return for a sixth season, which is why the show ended on a cliffhanger.
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Goofs
In season one "The King is back" Rembrandt is on stage when the other Rembrandt joins him there, telling the audience that "our" Rembrandt is only an impersonator. Therefore Rembrandt leaves the stage and is welcomed by his friends backstage. The next shot is showing the stage from the front again and there you can still see "our" Rembrandt in the background, still on stage.
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When the vortex is created (to enter) it is often shown sucking things into it (usually for plot purposes) yet it is also often shown blowing their hair, debris, etc. away before they jump/slide.
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Quotes
Quinn Mallory: [season one monologue/opening] What if you could find brand new worlds right here on Earth? Where anything is possible. Same planet, different dimension. I've found the gateway.
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Rembrandt 'Crying Man' Brown: [season five opening monologue] What if you found a portal to a parallel universe? What if you could Slide into a thousand different worlds? Where it's the same year, and you're the same person, buy everything else is different. And what if you can't find your way home?
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Quinn Mallory: [season two opening monologue] What if you could travel to parallel worlds? The same year, the same Earth, only different dimensions. A world where the Russians rule America... or where your dreams of being superstar came true... or where San Francisco was a maximum-security prison. My friends and I found the gateway. Now the problem is... finding a way back home.
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Faq
Q
What was the episode, and name of the game, where Quinn is a Pro Mathlete and a known slider?
A
Found it!http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0702728/Eggheads
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Photos from cast
Meg Foster Sabrina Lloyd Michelle Burke Brigitta Dau Rachel Hayward Jennifer Hetrick Colton James David Kallaway
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