Sliders TV series 1 - 5 episode guide & synopsis (1995 - 2000)

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Sliders TV series 1 - 5 episode guide & synopsis (1995 - 2000)

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Sliders episode lists & Synopsis :

Season 1:

S1 ep 1: Pilot. 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..




S1 Ep 2: Fever. The sliders race to find the cure for a deadly plague that is consuming the inhabitants of that dimension. Guest stars: YeeJee Tso, James Bell. With Jerry O'Connell and John Rhys-Davies



S1 ep 3: The Last Days. The Sliders arrive in a alternative world where an asteroid is about to collide with the world and end all life! Unfortunately they are "stuck" in this world for 72hrs. The Professor may be the only one who can save them and the world.




S1 ep 4: The Prince of Wails. The Sliders land in a world where the American colonists lost the Revolutionary War and where the British States of America now stands. The Sheriff of San Francisco plots to assume power through the murder of the heir, Prince Harold III. Professor Arturo assumes the sheriff's identity to save Quinn from execution, thwart the dastardly deed and bring new ideas on democracy to the people.





S1 ep 5: Summer of Love. Wade and Rembrandt (Sabrina Lloyd, Cleavant Derricks) are treated as gods when the sliders land on an Earth where free love and thinking still exists. Guest star: Jason Gaffney.





S1 ep 6: Eggheads. In a world where intelligence takes precedence over athletics, Quinn replaces his double who is in hiding and competes as the captain of team in a sport named "Mindgame" which implements rugby-style activity with answering high caliber questions. Quinn discovers that his double was targeted by thugs who want him to throw the game to satisfy his gambling debts.




S1 ep 7: The Weaker Sex. In a world where women dominate authority and traditional gender roles are reversed, Professor Arturo becomes the first male candidate for mayor. Although initially welcoming of the advances of a powerful woman, Rembrandt laments the manner in which he is tricked and used.





S1 ep 7: The King is Back. In a world where Rembrandt was the King of Rock N Roll and where impersonators show homage through his fashion sense, the Sliders must team up with his double to save him from a crazy and jealous former band member.




S1 ep 8: Luck of the Draw. In a seemingly Utopian world where population control is a priority, citizens play the lottery at local ATM machines. The more they withdraw from the public account, the more chances they have to "win" the jackpot. Wade winds up a winner and now has to keep her end of the deal which makes the next slide all the more urgent. Rembrandt is arrested for trying to help a lottery winner reverse her fo


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Season 2:


S2 ep1: Into the Music. In a dark world of mysticism and witchcraft imagery, Quinn finds he has a bounty on his head or to be specific, his brain which a witchdoctor selects as payment after running out on a medical bill. The Sliders seek the "Sorcerer" who promises to return them home if they help him.




S2 ep2: Love Gods. In a world where the vast majority of men have succumbed to a deadly virus, the male Sliders find themselves arrested and put into service as breeders at a re-population centre.





S2 ep3: Gillian and the Spirits. In a world where technology has been banned after the event at Hiroshima, the Sliders must find a way to fix the timer that was damaged by lightning. Quinn doesn't fully materialize and must accompany his friends in a ghost-like state in the astral plane as they run into the Bureau of Anti Technology whose real motive is to build up their technological cache.





S2 ep 4: The Good, Bad and the wealthy. In a world where San Francisco is part of the Republic of Texas and a combination of Western culture and technology exists along with saloons and office buildings, the Sliders find themselves in the middle of a hostile takeover attempt by corporate guns-lingers who give the term "negotiate" a new meaning. Rembrandt finds himself at the exchange table where poker is played for corporate stock.





S2 ep5: El Sid. In a world where San Francisco serves as a prison, two new sliders join the regulars. One is a woman, Michelle, whom Quinn saved from a beating. The other is her savage boyfriend, Sid, who followed them. The Sliders are fitted with buddy bracelets which are used in a buddy system of justice. If one "buddy" commits a crime then the other is punished. Of course Quinn is responsible for Sid's predictable actions. The timer becomes a hot commodity for both prisoners and guards who want to escape an earthquake doomed city.




S2 ep6: Time again and the World. The Sliders land in a world where J. Edgar Hoover founded the nation and martial law has been in effect for 30 years. Chased by government officials, they must make a choice of whether to protect the last surviving copy of the Constitution which could sprout the idea of democracy or gain the release of a former judge who has some potential to be a new founding father.





S2 ep 7: In Dino Veritas. In a world where San Francisco is a national park for the endangered dinosaurs, Professor Arturo stumbles and loses the timer. The Sliders are at the mercy of a poacher's whim if they want to survive but find assistance in a holographic park ranger.




S2 ep8: Post Traumatic Slide Syndrome. In a world that greatly resembles the Sliders' place of origin, everyone must decide whether to stay or leave the doubles of their loved ones in order to find their way home. Professor Arturo's double steals the timer and claims the invention of Sliding as his own. A physical struggle ensues among the two professors.





S2 ep 9: Obsession. In a world where 10% of the population has psychic abilities, Rembrandt and Professor Arturo are arrested before a crime is committed. Wade falls for a man whom put himself in her dreams.





S2 ep 10: Greatfellas. In a world where Bugsy Siegel succeeded in establishing a gambling empire in Northern California controlled by organized crime, Rembrandt and the others inadvertently disrupt the marriage of two families. Mistaken for the FBI Deputy Director and the Incorruptibles, Rembrandt leads a severely underfunded crime unit in a sting in order to save himself and his friends.





S2 ep 11: The Young and the Relentless.  In a world with Howard Stern as president, adults over the age of thirty are treated as second class citizens who must then retire. Quinn fills in for his recently murdered double in an attempt to promote the EduLearn computer technology designed to replace human educators. However, he has seconds thoughts when he learns of this culture's desperate race to succeed before the mandatory retirement age. Arturo and Rembrandt handle curfew violations in a court of what is surely not their peers.





S2 ep 12: Invasion.  After accidentally shooting down a spacecraft, the Sliders are pursued between worlds by the eye-eating Kromaggs, in their first appearance, as this new enemy hunts and then interrogates them for their home coordinates while in prison on Earth 113.





S2 ep 13: As Time Goes By. In a world where San Francisco is part of the Republic of Nueva Espana, the Sliders are arrested by immigration police and sentenced to deportation to Canada. Quinn meets up with an old high school flame, Daelin, who helps in the escape despite a great loss to her. In the next world, Quinn sets her up with his double in Seattle after an abusive relationship. In the third world, they slide into a jail cell where they await trial for the murder of Daelin, an undercover policewoman. In this realm, clocks and blocks of time move backwards for them alone. Quinn learns that...


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Season 3:


S3 ep 1: Rules of the Game. In a world where all sports are banned except for televised war games, the Sliders must confront android dogs and soldiers in order to get to the only sanctuary at the finish line.





S3 ep 2: Double Cross. The sliders arrive on a world that has dwindling natural resources. While there, Rembrandt gets sidetracked by his number one fan. Meanwhile, Quinn and the others meet a group of scientists trying to perfect a sliding device of their own. While they may have the technology to get the sliders home, all is not what it seems.





S3 ep 3: Electric Twister Acid Test. The Sliders end up in a desert wasteland battered by an endless series of tornadoes. They find one agrarian village run by a dictatorial elder. Wade finds herself imprisoned while the rest are banished without the timer.





S3 ep 4: The Guardian. On a world where time moves at a slower rate, Quinn encounters his young double and tries to change a traumatic event in his life. Meanwhile, Arturo decides that it's time to grab life by the horns and takes the others on increasingly wild excursions.





S3 ep 5: Dream masters. The sliders encounter trouble on a world where social outcasts have harnessed the power of dreams. When Wade becomes the focus of this group, the sliders must rally together to protect her from her worst fears.





S3 ep 6: Desert Storm. On a desert world, the sliders get involved in a struggle for control over Devin, a young woman who can locate underground stores of water.





S3 ep 7: Dragonslide. The Sliders interrupt the abduction of a young woman, Melinda. Quinn is recognized by one of the attackers as a Mallory, prompting the attacker to turn into a bird and fly away. The Sliders pass the woman to the authorities and discover she is apprentice of a disgraced Druid, Gareth, who's been thrown out the movement for practising black magic. Quinn is enamoured by the girl and launches a rescue attempt. Gareth senses Mallory's desire for Melinda and uses her as bait. Having succeeded in capturing Mallory, Gareth transfers his own essence into Quinn's body. Meanwhile...





S3 ep 8: Fire Within. During a jump the sliders encounter a world consumed by fire. As they wait for the next jump, a matter of seconds, Quinn sees some diffused object coming towards them. They jump through the portal as the 'thing' follows them. They arrive in an oil town that has disturbing under currents of union and company actions. The flame creature reveals itself and begins burning everything, multiplying as it goes. As Quinn considers events at the world, he wonders what was really going on. The Sliders go to work at the oil refinery to get money and quickly become embroiled in ...





S3 ep 9: The Prince of Slides. The Sliders arrive in a USA that is a constitutional monarchy. Arturo is injured during the slide, and Rembrandt is mistaken as the Prince of the USA. Complications set in when Lady Danielle has issues during her pregnancy, and the baby needs to be transferred in Rembrandt's body. Some years earlier a virus swept the world forcing all pregnancies to term during the second trimester. Rembrandt can carry the baby to term, but will miss the slide to do so. Meanwhile intrigue develops as Lady Mary appears to be behind a series of assassinations of the King and his ...





S3 ep 10: Dead Man Sliding. The Sliders arrive in a world virtually crime free. What criminals there are perform on a game show where they play for their lives. Mallory is captured due to previous convictions by his double on the world. The rest of the Sliders go to the studio where the show is made. The correct Mallory sees the show and is dumbfounded by the turn of events. As the trial continues, Wade and Rembrandt decide to uncover any information about the real crime they can. Despite Arturo's best efforts Mallory is found guilty and sentenced to death live on TV.





S3 ep 11: State of the A.R.T. In a world ruled by automatons who've made humans obsolete, Quinn and Rembrandt become the guinea pigs in a ghastly experiment.






S3 ep 12: Season's Greetings. The Sliders visit a world where Christmas is purely commercial and malls house people. With John Rhys-Davies, Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd and Cleavant Derricks.






S3 ep 13: Murder Most Foul. The Sliders visit a world where overworked and stressed-out people are sent to fantasy camps to improve their work output. Starring Jerry O'Connell, John Rhys-Davies, Sabrina Lloyd and Cleavant Derricks.






S3 ep 14: Slide Like An Egyptian.  Arturo, Wade, Rembrandt and Quinn (John Rhys-Davies, Sabrina Lloyd, Cleavant Derricks, Jerry O'Connell) disturb a pyramid burial site, releasing a giant monster scarab and accidentally breaking the timer.





S3 ep 15: Paradise Lost.  The Sliders land on a world where no one is over the age of 35, but soon realize the town's dirty secret. With Jerry O'Connell, John Rhys-Davies, Sabrina Lloyd and Cleavant Derricks.





S3 ep 16: Exodus. The Sliders arrive in a world about to be destroyed by a star emitting intense radiation and can save only some of the people by sliding them. With John Rhys-Davies and Cleavant Derricks. Guest star: Roger Daltrey.




S3 ep 17: Exodus PT2. One of the Sliders is lost during the mission to save a doomed world, while Arturo and Wade battle an egomaniacal military commander over who will be rescued. With John Rhys-Davies and Cleavant Derricks. Guest star: Roger Daltrey.




S3 ep 18: Sole Survivors. A deadly virus turns a world's population into man-eating zombies, and when Quinn (Jerry O'Connell) is bitten, the other Sliders (Sabrina Lloyd, Cleavant Derricks, Kari Wuhrer) frantically search for an antidote.




S3 ep 19: The Breeder. While in a strange world, the Sliders discover a creature living inside Maggie (Kari Wuhrer) and attempting to reproduce.




S3 ep 20: Last of Eden. After landing on a world ravaged by earthquakes, Wade (Sabrina Lloyd) falls into a crevice and discovers a deserted city below the surface.





S3 ep 21: The Other Slide of Darkness. The Sliders (Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd, Cleavant Derricks, Kari Wuhrer) encounter an old friend while sheltered on a world covered with a suffocating fog.





S3 ep 22: Slither. Quinn and Rembrandt (Jerry O'Connell, Cleavant Derricks) get snared in a rare South American snake deal and wind up getting Maggie and Wade (Kari Wuhrer, Sabrina Lloyd) trapped during a rescue attempt.



S3 ep 23: DinoSlide. The sliders (Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd, Cleavant Derricks, Kari Wuhrer) return to the world where they lost Arturo, only to find the land terrorized by dinosaurs; Col. Rickman feeds off the settlers' DNA.



S3 ep 24: Stoker. The lead singer of a rock band encourages Wade (Sabrina Lloyd) to join until Quinn (Jerry O'Connell) discovers the band members are vampires seeking to snatch the Sliders' timer. With Cleavant Derricks and Kari Wuhrer. Guest stars: Tommy Chong and Duff McKagan.





S3 ep 25: The Slide of Paradise. Rickman becomes leader of a clan of half breeds of humans and animals who help take the Sliders prisoner on the island. The creatures' creator, Dr. Vargas, inadvertently distracts the guards while Rembrandt frees his friends. The Sliders split up when they travel through two different vortexes.


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Season 4:


S4 ep 1: Genesis.  Quinn and Maggie track Remmy and Wade to Home World three months after being separated, but find the world has been conquered by the Kromaggs.





S4 ep 2: Prophets and Loss. The Sliders get involved with a religious cult that plans to send them to another dimension.






S4 ep 3: Common Ground. The Sliders enter a world on which they must remain for 27 hours, but find themselves running for cover in a bomb-targeted alley.





S4 ep 4: Virtual Slide.  The Sliders enter a world where the entire population is governed by virtual reality, mind-controlling devices; Maggie is held captive.





S4 ep 5: World Killer. The Sliders land in a deserted San Francisco and discover that the entire population disappeared when Quinn began sliding; Quinn meets his double.





S4 ep 6: Oh Brother, Where for art Thou? Quinn's brother Colin appears in a non-technological world where Quinn has actually died in infancy and his brother is born a year later.





S4 ep 7: Just Say Yes. The Sliders must wrestle themselves away from addiction after they land on a world that encourages the use of drugs and narcotics.




S4 ep 8: Alternativille Horror. After the Sliders check into a haunted hotel, they become ghosts trapped in a howling vortex between two parallel worlds.





S4 ep 9: Slidecage. The Sliders land on an alternate Earth that has no life, a toxic atmosphere, two moons and a labyrinth filled with Kromaggs





S4 ep 10: Asylum. An injured Rembrandt (Cleavant Derricks) falls in love with his doctor (guest star Valarie Pettiford), who is eager to follow him because of her secret past as a Kromagg collaborator.





S4 ep 11: California Reich. The Sliders arrive on a world where World War II never took place and fascists rule California and are making headway into the rest of the United States. Rembrandt is abducted.




S4 ep 12: The Dying Fields. In a world where tattooed humans are hunted for sport by the new Kromaggs/Human half-breeds, the Sliders attempt to save a captive Colin. Rembrandt is poisoned and needs the help of his enemy to survive.





S4 ep 13: Lipschitzi Live. An outrageous talk show host rules the airwaves of the world the Sliders enter, and Quinn goes on his show to contact the others.





S4 ep 14: Mother and Child. After saving a human woman and her child from the child's Kromagg father, the Sliders discover the child cannot survive on Earth.





S4 ep 15: Net Worth. The Sliders land in a world divided into Onliners, people who subsist on the Internet, and Offliners, people who repudiate the technology.





S4 ep16: Slide by Wire. Maggie's (Kari Wuhrer) double leaves her stranded on a militarized world, where she is united with her dead husband's double (guest star John DeMita).





S4 ep 17: Data World. After a computer genius (guest star Roy Dotrice) turns the sliders into computer-generated images, he deletes Maggie (Kari Wuhrer), who must be retrieved from a junk file directory.





S4 ep 18: Way out West. Colin (Charlie O'Connell) is wounded and left for dead in a Wild West Earth, and the others must face an old foe.





S4 ep 19: My Brother's Keeper. The Sliders arrive on a world where clones are harvested for spare body parts. Quinn's double is blinded in a lab accident and when Quinn tries to help, he is mistaken for a clone. Meanwhile, the others inadvertently rescue the clone, which Colin tries to teach the importance of family and sacrifice.





S4 ep 20: The chasm. The Sliders arrive in what is literally the happiest place on Earth. But in this small community, a little girl witnessed her grandfather leap into a mysterious chasm and begins to feel an overwhelming sorrow. Worse yet, it soon spreads to Rembrandt and Maggie.





S4 ep 21: Roads Taken. A rough slide separates Quinn and Maggie from Rembrandt and Colin for a brief time. Soon after they reunite, Quinn and Maggie become seriously ill and appear to be dying of old age. Unable to help them themselves, Rembrandt and Colin will have to rely on someone claiming to be Quinn and Maggie's son.





S4 ep 22: Revelations. With nearly a month until their next slide, the Sliders find themselves extremely bored on a dull world. While the others get jobs, Rembrandt dives into a sci-fi book that bears more than a resemblance to their lives. When the Sliders track down the author, they learn he came from Quinn and Colin's home world.


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Season 5:


S5 ep 1: The unstuck Man. The Mallory brothers become separated from the rest of the sliders when another person appears in the vortex with them. Quinn appears to have jumped into the body of himself in the world they arrived in, but the fate of his brother remains unknown.





S5 ep 2: Applied Physics. The Sliders land on an Earth with a similar technology level to the one they just left. Dr Davis sets about trying to figure a way to separate the two Mallorys. She also has the unsettling experience of meeting herself in this new world. Beckett continues to struggle with the emotions of possibly losing her 'Mallory'.





S5 ep 3: Strangers and Comrades. The Sliders land on a non Earth world. They appear to be caught in another dimension. The situation becomes more desperate when their timer fails and they appear to be in the middle of Kromagg - Human war.





S5 ep 4: The Great Work. The Sliders land on an island inhabited by Monks - With Maggi suffering from an fever or infection the team seeks help from the islanders. There seems to be more going on than the Monks are admitting too, and the sliders run the risk of missing their jump.





S5 ep 5: New Gods for Old. During a slide Mallory injures his back and is unable to walk. He hears of a group of faith healers who may be able to help him walk again. But to do so may come at an unacceptable cost.





S5 ep 6: Please Press One: The Sliders arrive in a cashless world controlled by Data Universal. Maggie is kidnapped and begins to be processed by an automatic system so she can become part of the Data Universal world.





S5 ep 7: A Current Affair. The Sliders jump into a world dominated by media outlets. A chance encounter between Maggi and the current US President leads to wide spread news reporting she is having an affair with the president.





S5 ep 8: The Java Jive. The Sliders arrive in a new world just as that world's Mallory is shot dead by Rembrandt and witnessed by Davis. The local police seem uninterested in the case, the reason for which become apparent very quickly.





S5 ep 9: The Return of Maggie Bennett. The Sliders arrive in a world in which Maggie is an internationally famous astronaut who died on a mission to Mars. Maggie initially enjoys the world until she is recognized and becomes the prize in an unusual tug of war.





S5 ep 10: Easy Slider. The Sliders arrive in a world where internal combustion engines have been banned. Some on this world - The "Smokers" oppose the law and wage a war against one of the few surviving oil refineries.





S5 ep 11: Requiem. Through a series of slide, Rembrandt begins to have hallucinations about a former team mate, Wade. When all the team begin to see random vortex opening around them Rembrandt becomes convinced Wade is still alive and the vortex can lead him too her.





S5 ep 12: Map of the Mind. The Sliders land in a mental institution that is in the middle of riot in a world where creativity is banned. In the confusion they become separated and need to find each other before the vortex opens up again.





S5 ep 13: Thousands of deaths. The Sliders find themselves in a world seemingly devoted to gaming. They decide to take the opportunity to indulge themselves and have a holiday. They quickly discover the games are far more complex and dangerous than any of them realized.





S5 ep 14: Heavy Metal. After sliding into the ocean, the team find they need to make themselves useful to a group of modern day pirates in order to survive till their next slide.





S5 ep 15: To Catch a Slider. The team discover their timer for slides has begun to malfunction and is in need of repair. They have 48 hours to figure out how it works and effect repairs or risk being stranded in their current world.





S5 ep 16: Dust. The Sliders arrive in the middle of an archaeological dig. They discover they are in their old home town, however everything seems to have happened hundreds of years before. Then they find a fossilized timer.





S5 ep 17: Eye of the Storm. The team find themselves sliding into a small area surrounded by a strange barrier. They encounter Professor Geiger who explains he's created the barrier and guided the sliders to this current world.





S5 ep 18: The Seer. The sliders arrive in a world where their exploits are well known through the efforts of a man called the 'Seer'. As they prepare for their final jump home the Seer warns them instant death awaits. Eventually they discover something is blocking their jumps but an alternate way is discovered, but only one of them can go. Rembrandt decides he will jump back to his home world to continue the fight against the Kromagg.
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