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Questions tagged [sliders]

Sliders is a TV show from 1995-2000 that follows a group of people who use wormholes to slide to different parallel universes

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Why do the wormholes in Sliders always open in the same place

In Sliders, Quinn Malory creates an absurdly benign wormhole. On travelling through it the characters wind up at approximately the same location in the other universe. They always seem to land where ...
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What does the GEnSEr sequence mean?

The original Timer in Sliders, built by Quinn out of a Motorola MicroTAC cell phone, displays a certain sequence on its LCD when activated or opened (approximation, characters do not translate exactly ...
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Does a Sliders episode bring them to The Lost World: Jurassic Park?

In Sliders season 4 episode 14, "Mother and Child", they run into a building that looks exactly (as far as I can tell) like the visitor's center in The Lost World: Jurassic Park. Does anybody know ...
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Which One did we get? [duplicate]

Sliders 2x08 Post Traumatic Slide Syndrome at the end we see 2 Prof. Maximilian Arturo's fighting it out for who was going to slide, When one of them is able to jump leaving the other behind. The one ...
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How did they get away from the tsunami if there were 45 minutes before the next slide?

In Sliders season 1, episode 6 "Summer of Love", at the end of the episode they slide onto a world and Q-Ball (Quinn Mallory) says the next slide is in 45 minutes. Then they hear a rumbling and they ...
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Why did FOX mess up the running order of Sliders?

I've been reading a few questions about Sliders on this site, and on more than one occasion, the answer has involved the episode broadcast sequence being changed by FOX. An example is an important ...
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How did Mel Tormé survive the explosion in “Greatfellas?”

During the episode "Greatfellas," Mel Tormé, who plays an FBI informant, is walked to his car by Quinn. Seconds after entering the vehicle, it explodes, yet at the end of the episode, Tormé appears in ...
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Sliders episode identification (Season 4?)

I have very little on the episode itself, but I believe it may be from Season 4. All I remember is that Quinn and Rembrandt are discussing their sliding adventures with a woman from that world, and ...
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Why do the Sliders insist on constantly “getting involved?”

It seems that whenever the Sliders "get involved" on an earth they visit, trouble befalls them. Sometimes, they have no choice: in "The Exodus," for example, it would have been silly for them to sit ...
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Sliders (Famous, Dead, or Wanted) Constant familiarity Question

In one form or another. At any given time. On any given parallel world. At least one of the sliders is either, famous, dead, or wanted. I'm just past season 2 and was wondering why every world they ...
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When the sliders left the Earth in ‘Post Traumatic Slide Syndrome’, which Professor Arturo went with them – the original or the local double?

At the end of ‘Post Traumatic Slide Syndrome’, there’s a tussle between the two Professor Arturos – the original one from Earth Prime and the local double. One of them slides and the other doesn’t. ...
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Where does the girl from episode 15 end up in the next episode?

At the end of episode 15 (in Season 2, as defined here) titled El Sid, Sid's girlfriend slides again together with all the others, but then in the next episode she is no longer there. Am I right or ...
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In S01E06, why do they slide in different locations?

I'm watching Sliders and it seems to me that one of the rules of sliding is that they always end up in the same place. But in S01E06, they are forced to close the window after two of them have gone ...
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Do the Sliders ever visit the same world twice?

We see the Sliders briefly return to their home world in Exodus I/II. Is this the only example of the Sliders visiting the same world twice?
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Sliders 29 years rule [duplicate]

I've been re-watching the entire series and so far and I either missed it or haven't yet (currently mid season 4) seen a direct explanation to why they keep saying that if the sliders miss their ...
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Why didn't Quinn send Rembrant and Wade to their version of Earth in Exodus?

This question contains spoilers, but hey, the series ended in 1999. In Exodus Part 2, they have the coordinates of our earth stored in the other timer. Remmy asks Quinn to send them immediately, but ...
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Why would Quinn wait to Slide to a new reality?

In Sliders, the first trip they make they slide away from earth before their timer counts down. This means they can't get back to Earth-1 directly. Later in the series they're faced with many, many ...
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Were the parallel dimensions in Sliders parallel in time?

What I mean is, did time flow at the same rate in each dimension? Some dimensions were many years advanced beyond “our” dimension while others were seemingly far behind. Was it ever mentioned if ...