FOX (ended 2000)




Episode Guide

    • Pilot (1)
      Season 1 - Episode 1

      Physics genius Quinn Mallory has been tooling around in his basement for months, trying to create an anti-gravity device. However, he has stumbled on to something much greater - something that appears to be a gateway! Curious as to what's on the other side, he invites his old friend Wade Wells and his physics teacher, Professor Maximillian Arturo, to venture into the gateway with him. While creating the gateway, however, Quinn uses too much power and the vortex snags a fourth passenger: Rembrandt Brown, a former pop star who just happened to be in the neighborhood. The vortex drops them in a world where a new Ice Age has begun, a world where they must somehow survive until Quinn's timer reaches zero.

    • Post Traumatic Slide Syndrome
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      Arturo, Wade, Quinn and Rembrandt arrive home. Or at least it seems remarkably similar! While Rembrandt, Wade and Arturo begin new lives using sliding as major publicity, Quinn tries to determine if they've truly returned home.
    • Pilot (2)
      Pilot (2)
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      After barely escaping the last world, the sliders think they are home. But to their horror, Quinn and Arturo learn they are not and have instead arrived on a world where the Soviet Union rules America. Rembrandt has been arrested for trying to use American money and the only way to save him is for the others to help a group of revolutionaries rescue their imprisoned leader.moreless
    • Gillian Of The Spirits
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      When a lightning bolt strikes the vortex during a slide, the timer becomes damaged and Quinn is trapped on the Astral Plane. Meanwhile, the rest of the sliders arrive on a world where technology is feared.
    • Luck of the Draw
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      The sliders arrive on a world where there's no pollution, crime, poverty or overpopulation, and get a rare chance to kick back and relax. Their luck seems to be running solid, because Wade wins the lottery shortly after their arrival. However, Quinn soon discovers the sinister purpose behind this lottery.
    • Last Days
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      The sliders are confronted by their mortality when they arrive on a world that will be destroyed by an asteroid several hours before they are due to slide. The group parts company, but rather than giving up hope, Arturo decides to work on a radical solution with Conrad Bennish.
    • As Time Goes By
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      The sliders find themselves running into the same people on each new world, one of them being Quinn's former love, Daelin. After encounters on worlds where the Spanish rule America and Daelin is an abused wife, the sliders arrive on a world where time moves backwards and they are accused of Daelin's murder. Quinn wants to save her, but it could have disastrous results.moreless
    • Fever
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      The sliders arrive on a world where disease is running rampant, and it appears that Quinn's counterpart is the source of the nastiest of these epidemics, a plague called the "Q". Quinn is quickly tracked down and captured by the health agency, but the sliders' problems escalate when Wade develops signs of being infected. Now Arturo is in a race against time to develop a cure.moreless
    • The Guardian
      Season 3 - Episode 4

      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.

    • Eggheads
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      The sliders arrive on a world where brains are admired over brawn, and Quinn and Arturo are treated as celebrities. Quinn discovers that his counterpart is a popular college athlete and must take part in a championship game, while Arturo's counterpart is married to Arturo's late wife. Arturo's joy at learning this is marred when he discovers that his counterpart is about to undergo divorce proceedings.moreless
    • Love Gods
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      The sliders arrive on a world where biological warfare has wiped out most of the male population. Quinn, Rembrandt and Arturo are mistaken for escaped breeders.
    • The Weaker Sex
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      When the sliders arrive on a world where women are the dominating class, Arturo becomes a mayoral candidate in San Francisco in order to initiate a "men's rights" movement.
    • The King Is Back
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      The sliders arrive on Rembrandt's idea of paradise: a world where his double has achieved all the fame he's ever wanted. They discover that his double has been dead for eight years, but Rembrandt gets swept up in a major comeback concert. Unfortunately for him, an old enemy plots to get rid of him once and for all.moreless
    • Double Cross
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      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.moreless
    • Into The Mystic
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      The sliders arrive on a strange world ruled by superstition and mysticism. When Quinn gets into debt with a local witch doctor, his only hope of escape seems to lie with a mysterious Sorcerer.
    • The Exodus (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      The sliders arrive on a doomed world. When a pulsar collapses, it sends destructive radiation towards Earth. Now the Sliders have to work with the US military in a race against time to escape this world. Meanwhile, a savage killer lurks in the base, and if the sliders aren't careful, he may follow them to the next world!moreless
    • In Dino Veritas
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      The sliders arrive on a world where San Francisco has been turned into a wildlife preserve for dinosaurs. While trying to escape from a vicious Allosaurus, Arturo is injured and loses the timer.
    • Summer of Love
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      When the sliders are forced to depart from a world early, the timer is damaged and the group becomes separated. They arrive on a world where the "Free Love" movement of the 1960s is still alive, and the Hippies are protesting the American troops in Australia. While Wade and Rembrandt fall into the company of a commune who mistake them for extraterrestrial prophets, Quinn and Arturo try to repair the broken timer.moreless
    • Roads Taken
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      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.moreless
    • Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      The sliders track down Quinn's long lost brother, Colin, to an Amish-type Earth. Quinn convinces Colin they are brothers and to slide to find their true home. But on the next world, a double of Colin's former love takes advantage of him and involves him in a scam to steal cryogenically frozen bodies.moreless
    • The Prince Of Wails
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      The sliders arrive on a world where the British have taken over America. Arturo's counterpart is a powerful figurehead in this government, but the sliders quickly discover that he is also behind a plan to take the BSA's throne.
    • Rules of the Game
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      The sliders crash land in the middle of a deadly game of survival. Their hopes of making it to the finish line alive get a little worse when Arturo is blinded by a stray laser bolt.
    • The Young And The Relentless
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      The sliders arrive on a world where the young are in charge and Wade and Quinn's doubles were married corporate executives. Quinn winds up posing as his dead double and finds questions in his death. Meanwhile, Arturo and Rembrandt find themselves in trouble with the law and face jail time.
    • Slidecage
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      When Quinn and Colin finally access the coordinates to their home, the sliders expect it to be their last slide. Instead, they arrive inside a security compound on a barren world, where humans and Kromaggs are fighting for survival.
    • Obsession
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Wade experiences a haunting dream of a lost love in a past life. When the sliders arrive on a world where ten percent of the population possess psychic abilities, the man from her dream is awaiting their arrival.
    • World Killer
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      After landing in a San Francisco completely devoid of people, the sliders go to Quinn's house and discover Quinn's double accidentally slid everyone to a parallel world a few years ago. Both Quinns, Maggie and Rembrandt travel to the world where everyone was sent and rush to set things right.
    • 3/22/96
      The sliders arrive on a world where Texas has acquired all the land west of the Mississippi and the lawyers abide by the gunslinger's code of the Old West. Quinn gets mixed up in a gun fight, and earns a reputation for the fastest draw in San Francisco.
    • El Sid
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Quinn rescues a woman from her criminal boyfriend, who follows the sliders through the vortex and onto a world where San Francisco has been turned into a maximum security prison.
    • Mother and Child
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      The sliders discover a woman escaping from a Kromagg breeder camp and take her to her Earth, where an anti-Kromagg virus proves deadly for her half-Kromagg son.
    • Season's Greedings
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      The sliders arrive on a world consumed by consumerism, and where most of the population have moved into giant malls in the sky. They are forced to dive into this twisted world when a mother abandons her child in Arturo's arms to return to a life of slavery at the mall. Meanwhile, Wade encounters her father and sister and must deal with painful memories when she realizes she doesn't exist on this world.moreless
    • The Alternateville Horror
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      Acid rain forces the sliders to stay in the Chandler Hotel. Colin claims to have seen a ghost and the timer is mysteriously stolen.
    • Time Again And World
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      Wade becomes an eyewitness to a murder just before the group slides. The next world they arrive on is surprisingly similar to the one they just left, and when Wade tries to stop the murder from taking place again, the sliders wind up entangled with government officials in a United States that is under martial law.moreless
    • State of the Art
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      The sliders land on a world where robots have replaced the human race. When Quinn and Rembrandt are captured by the robot's creator and taken to their factory, Arturo and Wade must find a way to get through security and rescue them.
    • Way Out West
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      Colin is wounded on a Wild West Earth and separated from the others. While he is nursed back to health by a widow and her daughter, the others search for him and find an old foe.
    • Just Say Yes
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      On a world where drug use is mandatory, Maggie and Colin are dosed with mind-altering chemicals. Rembrandt and Quinn have to find a way to save them and outrun the Drug Empowerment Administration.
    • Revelations
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      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 science fiction 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.moreless
    • Invasion
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      The sliders land in the middle of a strange invasion and Quinn uses the timer to bring down one of the ships. Before barely escaping, the group learn these new villains are also sliders, and can move through the gateways at will.
    • Lipschitz Live!
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      The vortex splits the sliders up and they only have two hours before the slide. Quinn tries to contact the others by appearing on the world's most popular show, Lipschitz Live. Meanwhile, Colin is mistaken for his double and betrothed to a woman as part of a business deal.
    • Asylum
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      On a world raided by Kromaggs for natural resources, Rembrandt falls in love with a doctor who can save a critically injured Quinn. Problem is, Maggie learns this doctor collaborated with the Kromaggs during the Kromagg war, and is on the run from the British Secret Service.
    • Murder Most Foul
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      The sliders arrive on a world where profit is encouraged and the population is overworked and uptight. While there, Arturo is declared a "fracture" - having a mental breakdown. He is brought into an elaborate theme park and brainwashed into believing he is a famous detective on the trail of Jack the Ripper.moreless
    • Slide by Wire
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      The sliders accidentally slide out with Maggie's double, leaving Maggie stranded on an American military base where deadly experiments are performed on pilots. Meanwhile, the sliders arrive on a world that has outlawed technology.
    • My Brother's Keeper
      Season 4 - Episode 19

      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.

    • The Exodus (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      At long last, Quinn has the coordinates to Earth Prime, but its atmosphere is deadly to Maggie and her people. While Quinn and Maggie continue to search for a hospitable world, Wade works to perfect the Slide list to Rickman's specifications and Arturo tries to modify the timer to save more people.moreless
    • The Dying Fields
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      The sliders arrive on a Kromagg training camp, where half-human Kromaggs hunt humans. Quinn tries to convince one of them to help free a captured Colin.
    • Dead Man Sliding
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      The sliders arrive on a world where the legal system has been reformed as live game shows, with the viewing public able to decide who is guilty and innocent. Quinn is mistaken for his criminal double and brought to trial on The Judgement Game.
    • Virtual Slide
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      The sliders arrive on a world where virtual reality is a normal part of life. After Maggie is injured in an explosion, she awakens in a hospital to find they have missed the slide. The only way to go is to build a new timer.
    • Prophets And Loss
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      Quinn, Rembrandt and Maggie land on a world where the United States is run by the Oracle, a blend of fundamental beliefs and right-wing conservatism. Followers trade their wealth and possessions in return for passage to a nirvana world, but the sliders discover the Oracle's portal is a deadly sham.
    • Common Ground
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      The sliders slide into a Kromagg weapons-testing area and Maggie saves the life of the Kromagg commander, Kromanus. While Maggie tries to get the timer back from him, Quinn and Rembrandt discover a Kromagg weapon designed to eradicate humans.
    • California Reich
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      The sliders land on a world where California has been taken over by racists. Rembrandt is captured and placed in a prison camp used to turn the racially "impure" into faceless slaves.
    • Greatfellas
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      The sliders arrive on a world where Prohibition was never repealed and organized crime has taken over the streets.
    • Genesis
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      After three months and ten worlds of searching for Wade and Rembrandt, Quinn and Maggie finally reach Earth Prime, only to find it under Kromagg control. Quinn and Maggie manage to rescue Rembrandt from a Kromagg prison, but Quinn is captured and learns the shocking truth about his family.
    • Data World
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      When the sliders step into the Chandler Hotel, they are surprised to learn they have been turned into computer data. There they meet the owner of the hotel, Archibald Chandler, who will not allow them to leave.
    • Net Worth
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      A sliding mishap separates the sliders into two groups on a world divided by the computer-savvy and ruthless scavengers. To reunite, they'll have to battle the scavengers and unite a young couple who fell in love on the internet.
    • The Prince of Slides
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      The sliders arrive on a world where America is still under the control of a monarchy, and Rembrandt's double is about to become the father of royalty. Unfortunately, Rembrandt's double is missing, and when Rembrandt is mistaken for him, the sliders learn that on this world, it is the men who give birth to their children.moreless
    • The Other Slide of Darkness
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      The sliders finally track Rickman down in a town bordered by a sulfurous fog. When Quinn and Maggie are captured, Quinn is forced to confront a familiar face.
    • Slide Like An Egyptian
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      The sliders arrive on a world ruled by Egyptian culture. When Wade and Quinn interfere with a sacred scarab, they are taken prisoner. Quinn is used in a life-after-death experiment, and Wade is sent to a pyramid along with the scarab.
    • The Chasm
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      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.
    • The Seer
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      The sliders arrive in the middle of a rally, surprisingly being held in their honor. They learn they are the subjects of a religion called Slidology, founded by a man with psychic abilities. He has been following their adventures and warns that on their next slide, they will all die.
    • The Making of Sliders
      The Making of Sliders
      Season 3 - Episode 26
      Jerry O'Connell hosts a half hour behind-the-scenes look at the production of season four. Featured are thoughts from the cast and crew, what lies ahead and clips from upcoming episodes.
    • Dinoslide
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      The sliders arrive back at the New World they helped Rickman colonise, shortly after the Colonel arrives himself. While the sliders try to figure out how to stop Rickman, they discover this parallel world's unusual inhabitants: dinosaurs, including a particularly aggressive Tyrannosaurus Rex.
    • Desert Storm
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      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.
    • The Fire Within
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      The sliders narrowly escape a world engulfed by flames, only to arrive on a world where the world's oil deposits are centered in Los Angeles. They soon realize that they've carried along a interdimensional hitchhiker - an intelligent ball of flame that's intent on burning the refineries to the ground.
    • Sole Survivors
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      The sliders arrive on a world where civilization has fallen to a bacteria that creates flesh-eating zombies. Shortly after arriving, Quinn is bitten, and starts turning into a zombie too.
    • Electric Twister Acid Test
      Season 3 - Episode 3

      The sliders arrive on a world where electrically charged tornadoes have devastated the population. They soon discover a valley protected by lodestone, but the inhabitants of this valley are less than friendly to outsiders.

    • Requiem
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      Rembrandt experiences a strange dream in which Wade is trying to contact him and bring him to her. The others have their doubts until a spatial fold opens before them. On the other side, they find Wade is somehow being used in a plan to attack Kromagg Prime.
    • Eye of the Storm
      Season 5 - Episode 17

      The sliders confront Dr. Geiger again, this time in a collapsing dimension full of innocent victims.

    • To Catch a Slider
      Season 5 - Episode 15

      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.

    • Dust
      Season 5 - Episode 16

      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.

    • The Return of Maggie Beckett
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      The sliders arrive on a world where Maggie's double was a heroic astronaut and loved by the public. When she is mistaken for her double, the public gets excited. After being kidnapped by the mysterious Leader, Maggie is taken by the government where she must confront her father.
    • Paradise Lost
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      The sliders arrive in a small community that is distrustful of outsiders. When they hook up with a geologist looking for her missing assistant, they stumble upon the town's sinister secret.
    • The Dream Masters
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      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.
    • The Last of Eden
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      Wade and Rembrandt recall a particularly harrowing adventure on a world at the mercy of catastrophic earthquakes. When Wade falls beneath the earth, Quinn embarks on a risky rescue mission while Rembrandt and Arturo fall into the company of the less-than-friendly natives.
    • Applied Physics
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      Diana tries using a university lab to find a way to separate Quinn and Mallory, which leads to her first encounter with her double, a struggling single mother. Meanwhile, Mallory experiences violent flashbacks from Quinn's life.
    • Please Press One
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      After trying to buy a candy bar, Maggie is kidnapped by a corporate conglomerate that uses data codes to control commerce.
    • Dragonslide
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      The sliders arrive on a world where the ruling class is made up of magic-wielding druids. Quinn gets mistaken for a powerful wizard while Wade dabbles in a little magic of her own, creating a spell for Rembrandt that makes him fall in love with her.
    • A Current Affair
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      On a world where tabloid journalism is in place of real news, a photo suggests Maggie is having an affair with the President. But the President's advisers decide to exploit it in order to distract attention from a war with Switzerland.
    • This Slide of Paradise
      Season 3 - Episode 25
      The sliders track Rickman to a world where a mad scientist has been experimenting with genetic testing and has created a race of human hybrids.
    • Strangers and Comrades
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      The sliders arrive in a barren wasteland, where the timer is inoperable. Worse yet, they find themselves forced to take part in a never ending battle between Kromaggs and soldiers from Quinn's home world, who are guarding a mysterious bunker.
    • Map of the Mind
      Season 5 - Episode 12

      The Sliders arrive at a mental institution in the middle of an unusual riot. Rembrandt and Maggie escape capture but Diana and Mallory get left behind. While Mallory has managed to pose as a doctor, Diana is mistaken for a patient and undergoes the process of her brain being remapped.

    • The Breeder
      Season 3 - Episode 19

      The sliders narrowly escape from a world filled with parasitic creatures, but not before Maggie becomes infected. On the next world, the parasite searches for a host in order to reproduce.

    • New Gods For Old
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      Just before sliding out and escaping a small army, Mallory is shot with a laser beam and paralyzed. His only chance of walking again lies in a group of spiritual healers, but their cure could be much worse than being paralyzed.
    • Stoker
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      Wade becomes infatuated with Stoker, a rock band whose members are secretly vampires. Meanwhile, the other sliders try to find clues to Rickman's whereabouts before he escapes them again.
    • A Thousand Deaths
      Season 5 - Episode 13

      The Sliders arrive on a world where millions play in highly realistic arcade simulations. Rembrandt and Mallory take part in separate simulations, until they discover Maggie and Diana have been forced to play characters in these simulations, where each "death" experienced is real.

    • The Great Work
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      The sliders arrive on a small island, with a very sick Maggie in tow. While looking for help, Rembrandt, Mallory and Diana meet the monks of a secluded monastery. Reluctantly, the monks allow them to stay and give Maggie medical attention. But the sliders soon learn the monks have a secret and won't allow them to leave.moreless
    • Heavy Metal
      Season 5 - Episode 14

      A malfunctioning timer deposits the Sliders underwater in the Pacific Ocean. A merchant ship picks them up but is taking them out of their sliding radius and decreasing the likelihood of a safe slide. Their only chance is to join up with a pirate crew to get back to California.

    • Slither
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      Quinn and Rembrandt head down to Mexico to blow off a little steam. Getting back into the United States turns out to be a bit of a problem when they get mixed up in an illegal snake trade and find themselves stuck in the middle of a jungle, surrounded by deadly snakes and the tobacco cartel. Meanwhile, Wade and Maggie run into problems of their own while they search for their friends.moreless
    • The Java Jive
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      The sliders arrive on a world where prohibition still exists, only it was caffeine that was outlawed. They meet a nightclub owner whose lover was murdered by a gang dealing in bootleg coffee.
    • The Unstuck Man
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      After experiencing a rough slide, Rembrandt and Maggie see Colin is nowhere to be found. More disturbing, they meet a stranger claiming he is Quinn Mallory. Rembrandt and Maggie learn too late that this is all apart of an evil genius' desperate plan to save his life.
    • Easy Slider
      Season 5 - Episode 10

      The Sliders arrive on a world where combustion engines were outlawed by the government due to pollution. However a biker gang is fighting to keep their engines and Mallory falls for the gang's sexy leader.