The Sliders are lost in the desert but come upon an archaeological dig. They soon find however, that the dig is unearthing a buried Los Angeles and that the locals consider Rembrandt a deity.moreless
The timer continues to malfunction, giving the sliders rougher slides than usual. To fix it, the sliders need to get a hold of a special gem, even if it means stealing.
The discovery of a micro-wormhole leading to the Alpha Quadrant allows the crew to communicate with a skeptical and paranoid Romulan. The crew is elated when they believe they might be able to transport to the Romulan ship. However, all is not as it seems.