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                          SLIDERS FAQ: EPISODE GUIDE
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This Episode Guide is Part 2 of the three part SLIDERS Frequently Asked
Questions posting. All three parts can be found on the Usenet newsgroups 
alt.tv.sliders, alt.tv.sliders.creative, rec.arts.sf.tv, alt.answers, 
rec.answers, and news.answers.

The latest version of this FAQ is available via FTP from:
ftp://rtfm.mit.edu//pub/usenet-by-group/alt.tv.sliders/

A version of this document also exists on the World Wide Web at
the URL: http://www.brillig.com/sliders/

Please send additions, questions, comments, and corrections to this FAQ to
Ed Hall at edhall@brillig.com. Thanks!

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  FIRST SEASON EPISODES
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  Episode  Production                     First
   Number    Number    Episode Name       Aired
  =======  ==========  ==============    =======
     1.      SL-101    Pilot, part 1     3/22/95
     2.      SL-102    Pilot, part 2     3/22/95
     3.      SL-105    Fever             3/29/95
     4.      SL-106    Last Days         4/ 5/95
     5.      SL-104    Prince of Wails   4/12/95
     6.      SL-103    Summer Of Love    4/19/95
     7.      SL-108    Eggheads          4/26/95
     8.      SL-107    The Weaker Sex    5/ 3/95
     9.      SL-109    The King Is Back  5/10/95
    10.      SL-110    Luck Of The Draw  5/17/95

  A number of episodes during SLIDERS' first season were shown out of order as
  can be seen by the ordering of the episode's production numbers above.

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1.  Pilot, part 1 (episode SL-101; first aired 3/22/95)

  The Sliders travel to an Earth where a natural disaster has turned San
  Francisco into an ice world. (Part 1 of 2) -Fox

  A physics accident sends student Quinn Mallory and his trio of companions on
  an interdimensional roller-coaster ride to an apocalyptic San Francisco.
  Part 1 of two. -TV Guide

  Teleplay by: Tracy Torme
  Story by:    Tracy Torme and Robert K. Weiss
  Directed by: Andy Tennant
  Music by:    Dennis McCarthy

  Guest Starring:
    Linda Henning     as Mrs. Mallory
    Joseph A. Wapner  as Commissar Wapner
    Doug Llewelyn     as Comrade Llewelyn
    Garwin Sanford    as Doc

  Featuring:
    Roger R. Cross    Wilkins
    Yee Jee Tso       Wing
    Frank C. Turner   Crazy Kenny
    Gary Jones        Michael Hurley
    John Novak        Ross J. Kelley/Interrogator
    Don MacKay        Artie Field
    Alex Bruhanski    Pavel Kurlienko
    Jay Brazeau       KGB Colonel
    Andrew Kavadas    Vendor
    Sook Yin Lee      Pal
    Wayne Cox         Sentry*
    Raoul Ganee       Sentry
    Tom Butler        Michael Mallory

  "Cry Like a Man" by Tracy Torme and Paul Kelly
  Arranged by Hummie Mann

  * Wayne Cox is listed as "PBS Spokesman" in the credits for part two of the
  Pilot. I suspect that "Sentry" is incorrect. -Ed

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2.  Pilot, part 2 (episode SL-102; first aired 3/22/95)

  The adventurers land on an Earth where communism rules and Wade's counterpart
  is a rebel leader fighting for democracy. -Fox

  Conclusion. After a narrow escape from an icy death, the Sliders find
  themselves in a Soviet-ruled U.S., where their only hope of escape is to free
  an imprisoned revolutionary. -TV Guide

  Teleplay by: Tracy Torme
  Story by:    Tracy Torme and Robert K. Weiss
  Directed by: Andy Tennant
  Music by:    Dennis McCarthy

  Guest Starring:
    Linda Henning     as Mrs. Mallory
    Joseph A. Wapner  as Commissar Wapner
    Doug Llewelyn     as Comrade Llewelyn
    Garwin Sanford    as Doc

  Featuring:
    Roger R. Cross    Wilkins
    Yee Jee Tso       Wing
    Frank C. Turner   Crazy Kenny
    Gary Jones        Michael Hurley
    John Novak        Ross J. Kelley/Interrogator
    Don MacKay        Artie Field
    Alex Bruhanski    Pavel Kurlienko
    Jay Brazeau       KGB Colonel
    Andrew Kavadas    Vendor
    Sook Yin Lee      Pal
    Wayne Cox         PBS Spokesman
    Raoul Ganee       Sentry
    Tom Butler        Michael Mallory

  "Cry Like a Man" by Tracy Torme and Paul Kelly
  Arranged by Hummie Mann

  As noted above, the pilot was originally aired as a single, two hour episode.
  This is how TV Guide described the original airing of the pilot:

    While researching anti-gravity, brilliant grad student Quinn Mallory
    accidentally opens an inter-dimensional portal, which sends him and three
    companions on a cosmic roller-coaster ride to alternate Earths. In the
    opener, they find themselves in a Soviet-ruled U.S., where their only hope
    of escape is to free an imprisoned revolutionary. -TV Guide

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3.  Fever (episode SL-105; first aired 3/29/95)

  The Sliders visit an Earth where antibiotics haven't yet been discovered and
  a deadly epidemic is decimating the population. -Fox

  When Wade is infected with a deadly virus on an Earth wracked by an epidemic,
  Rembrandt and Arturo race to find a cure and free Quinn from a Gestapo-like
  health agency. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Ann Powell and Rose Schacht
  Directed by: Mario Azzopardi
  Music by:    Mark Mothersbaugh

  Guest Starring:
    Ken Pogue          as Dr. Morton
    Allison Hossack    as Dr. Eileen Stanley

  With:
    Yee Jee Tso        as Wing
    Alex Bruhanski     as Pavel Kurlienko
    Marie Stillin      as Waitress
    William Sasso      as Gomez Calhoun
    Dean Haglund       as Stock Boy
    David L. Gordon    as Tactical Moonsuit
    William MacDonald  as Medical Moonsuit
    James Bell         as Trucker
    James Timmins      as Pharmacist
    Gavin Cross        as The Sick Man

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4.  Last Days (episode SL-106; first aired 4/5/95)

  The Sliders travel to a chaotic Earth on the verge of being destroyed by a
  meteor. -Fox

  The salvation of a world facing destruction by an asteroid rests in the hands
  of Arturo and an overzealous young scientist. Meanwhile, Quinn and Wade begin
  to face their feelings for each other. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Dan Lane
  Directed by: Michael Keusch
  Music by:    Mark Mothersbaugh

  Guest Starring:
    Jason Gaffney         as Conrad Bennish Jr.
    Jennifer Hetrick      as Caroline Fontaine
    George Touliatos      as Dr. Lee Antonovich

  With:
    Gerry Nairn           as Mace Moon
    Malcolm Stewart       as Alan Fontaine
    Carlton Watson        as Reverend
    Robin Palmer          as Nurse Pamela
    Patrick Stevenson     as Jimmy
    Hidalgo Rubin         as Driver
    Jacqueline Dandenaeu  as Metermaid
    Norma Wick            as News Anchor
    Brian Arnold          as Science Correspondent
    Mike Dobson           as Policeman

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5.  Prince of Wails (episode SL-104; first aired 4/12/95)

  Landing in the pre-Revolution United States, the Sliders encounter Arturo's
  double, a sheriff planning a royal execution. -Fox

  In the British States of America--a place where England won the Revolutionary
  War--the Sliders are embroiled in an assassination plot involving the heir to
  the throne and an evil Sheriff of San Francisco. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Lee Goldberg and William Rabkin
  Directed by: Felix Alcala
  Music by:    Mark Mothersbaugh

  Guest Starring:
    Ben Bode          as Prince Harold
    Sherman Howard    as Hendrick
    Liz Sheridan      as Miss Miller
    Kathleen Duborg   as Rebecca
    Gary Jones        as Michael Hurley

  Co-Starring:
    Gerard Plunkett   as Driver
    Chris Humpheys    as Raider #1

  With:
    Tracey Olson      as Dixon Vallely
    Bernie Coulson    as Raider #2
    David Kaye        as Reporter #1
    Jaylene Hamilton  as Reporter #2

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6.  Summer Of Love (episode SL-103; first aired 4/19/95)

  Landing in 1960s Earth, Rembrandt and Wade are mistaken for gods; Arturo and
  Quinn, for opponents of President Oliver North. -Fox

  The Sliders find themselves in a present-day San Francisco where the "Summer
  of Love" never ended--and Wade and Rembrandt are mistaken for
  extraterrestrial prophets. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Tracy Torme
  Directed by: Mario Azzopardi
  Music by:    Mark Mothersbaugh

  Guest Starring:
    Deborah Lacey      as Sharon Brown
    Arther Reggie III  as ???
    Jason Gaffney      as Conrad Bennish Jr.

  Co-Starring:
    Gerry Nairn        as Mace Moon
    Michele Goodger    as Copeland

  With:
    Robert Lee         as Harold Yenn
    Barry Pepper       as Skid
    Ajay Karah         as Seeker
    Richard Leacock    as Tremelo
    Gabrielle Miller   as Fling
    Joy Coghill        as Mrs. Tweak
    Mike Dobson        as First Policeman
    Joanna Piros       as Newscaster

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7.  Eggheads (episode SL-108; first aired 4/26/95)

  The Sliders land where intellectuals are as famous as athletes; a gangster
  mistakes Quinn for his double. -Fox

  While Quinn struggles with fame in a world where intellectuals are more
  popular than pro athletes, Arturo tries for a reconciliation with a long-lost
  love. -TV Guide

  Teleplay by: Scott Smith Miller
  Story by:    Scott Smith Miller & Jacob Epstein
  Directed by: Timothy Bond
  Music by:    Mark Mothersbaugh

  Guest Starring:
    Charles Cyphers    as Coach Almquist
    Peter Spellos      as Jimmy Fountain
    Gabrielle Rose     as Kristina Fox Arturo

  Special Guest Appearances by:
    Rick Garcia        as Referee
    Tom Jackson        as Color Commentator
    Ron Pitts          as Play-by-Play Announcer

  Co-Starring:
    Andrew Guy         as Wilson
    Karen Austin       as Lydia
    William B. Davis   as Professor Myman

  Featuring:
    Roman Danylo       as Boyer
    Johnny Mah         as Victor
    Rachel Hayward     as Karen
    Anthony Harrison   as Agent Cannon
    Marc Baur          as Agent O'Malley
    Sheelah Megill     as Mrs. Dana Bingham
    Colin Warner       as Harvard Captain
    Bentley Mitchum    as M.I.T. Player
    Mark Poyser        as Rapper Leader
    Carl Hibbert       as Rapper #1
    Michael McMillian  as Rapper #2
    Amanda O'Leary     as Librarian

  This episode was originally titled "Genius" but the name was changed to
  "Eggheads" prior to being aired.

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8.  The Weaker Sex (episode SL-107; first aired 5/3/95)

  The Sliders travel to an Earth where men are considered second class. -Fox

  Arturo finds himself in a potentially deadly mayoral race in a world where
  men are treated as "The Weaker Sex" and women hold the positions of power and
  respect. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin
  Directed by: Vern Gillum
  Music by:    Mark Mothersbaugh

  Guest Starring:
    Sara Botsford        as Mayor Anita Ross
    Robert Curtis-Brown  as Danny Eizenbach
    Jill Teed            as Serena Braxton

  Co-Starring:
    Alf Humpheys         as Pete
    Andrew Wheeler       as Ken
    Liza Huget           as Lois
    Peter Kelamis        as Glenn
    Douglas Sills        as Ed
    Joe Maffei           as Bernie
    Teresa Barnwell      as Hillary Clinton
    Tamara Stanners      as Jeanie Moses
    Leigh Morrow         as Anchor Woman
    Peg Christopherson   as Female Shopper

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9.  The King Is Back (episode SL-109; first aired 5/10/95)

  Rembrandt plans to assume the life of his double, the king of rock and roll,
  on an Earth where the Sliders are treated like royalty. -Fox

  It looks like "The King Is Back" when Rembrandt is mistaken for a long-
  deceased rock legend, but an old enemy would like to see the Crying Man
  disappear again--permanently. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Tracy Torme
  Directed by: Vern Gillum
  Music by:    Mark Mothersbaugh

  Guest Starring:
    Chuck McCann              as Captain Jack Brim
    Clinton Derricks-Carroll  as Alternate Rembrandt
    Tom Pickett               as Maurice Fish

  Special Guest Appearance by:
    Eadie Del Rubio
    Elena Del Rubio
    Milly Del Rubio           as The Del Rubio Sisters

  Co-starring:
    Janet Kent                as Lawyer
    Michelle T. Carter        as Penny Jensen
    Sheri-D Wilson            as secretary

  Featuring:
    William Sasso             as Gomez Calhoun
    Judith Maxie              as Charmange
    Nicholas Harrison         as Nick
    Peter Hanlon              as Expert Analyzer
    Richard Ihara             as Judge
    Tyler Van Blankenstein    as First Kid

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10.  Luck Of The Draw (Season Finale) (episode SL-110; first aired 5/17/95)

  On a seemingly perfect Earth, Wade wins the lottery; then Quinn learns the
  real purpose of the contest. -Fox

  Wade finds that she has money to burn when she wins the lottery in a
  seemingly utopian world, but she soon discovers that her silver cloud has a
  very dark lining. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Jon Povill
  Directed by: Les Landau
  Music by:    Dennis McCarthy
  Theme by:    Mark Mothersbaugh

  Guest Starring:
    Nicholas Lea            as Ryan
    Cynthia "Alex" Datcher  as Julianne Murphy
    Kevin Cooney            as Ken Neisser

  Special Guest Appearance by:
    Geoff Edwards           as Himself

  Co-starring:
    Tim Henry               as Agent Jones

  With:
    Mike Kopsa              as Agent Wilson
    Nathan Venering         as Father Fergus
    Walter March            as Fatherly Man
    Kristina Matisic        as News Anchor
    Ted Cole                as Friendly Man
    David Glyn-Jones        as Elderly Man


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  SECOND SEASON EPISODES
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  Episode  Production                                       First
   Number    Number    Episode Name                         Aired
  =======  ==========  ==============                      =======
    11.      SL-203    Into the Mystic                     3/ 1/96
    12.      SL-204    Love Gods                           3/ 8/96
    13.      SL-207    Gillian of the Spirits              3/15/96
    14.      SL-205    The Good, the Bad, and the Wealthy  3/22/96
    15.      SL-202    El Sid                              3/29/96
    16.      SL-201    Time Again And World                4/ 5/96
    17.      SL-211    In Dino Veritas                     4/26/96
    18.      SL-210    Post Traumatic Slide Syndrome       5/ 3/96
    19.      SL-208    Obsession                           5/24/96
    20.      SL-212    Greatfellas                         5/31/96
    21.                The Young & The Relentless          6/ 7/96
    22.                As Times Go By                      
    23.                Invasion (season finale)             
  
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11.  Into the Mystic (episode SL-203; first aired 3/1/96)

  With Quinn seriously injured from a gunshot wound, the Sliders search for a
  doctor on what appears to be the strangest Earth they've yet seen. The only
  one they can find is a witch doctor, who tells them about the all powerful
  sorcerer who is said to have the knowledge about sliding. The sliders set out
  upon a journey a la "The Wizard of Oz" to his castle beyond the Golden
  Gargoyle Gate bridge to find the sorcerer in the hopes of finding their way
  home on the SLIDERS season premiere -Fox

  Return: The adventures of brilliant grad student Quinn Mallory and his three
  reluctant companions on an interdimensional rollar-coaster ride. First up:
  the intrepid quartet lands in a world mired in mysticism and superstition and
  ruled by a mysterious entity known as The Sorcerer. -TV Guide

  Written by:   Tracy Torme
  Directed by:  Richard Compton
  Music by:     Anthony Marinelli
  New Theme by: Anthony Marinelli and Stephen Graziano

  Guest Stars:
    Christopher Neame  as Dr. Xang
    Phil Fondacaro     as Bounty Hunter
    Hrothgar Mathews   as Mr. Gale
    Nicholas Lea       as Ryan

  With:
    Mikal Dughi        as Nurse
    John Novak         as Ross J. Kelley
    Alex Bruhanski     as Pavel Kurlienko
    Karin Konoval      as Fortune Teller
    Rod Wilson         as Sorcerer
    Deanne Henry       as Mrs. Mallory

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12.  Love Gods (episode SL-204; first aired 3/8/96)

  Arriving on a world where the male population has been rendered impotent by
  a virus, the male sliders find themselves elevated to the status of "love
  gods" by a society of women eager to repopulate the planet. -Fox
  
  In a world where germ warfare has exterminated most of the male population,
  Quinn, Rembrandt and Arturo discover that they've been pegged as runaway
  "breeders," and every nation of the world wants to capture them. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Tony Blake and Paul Jackson
  Directed by: John McPherson
  Music by:    Stephen Graziano

  Guest Stars:
    Gwynyth Walsh     as Detective L. Specateli
    Jennifer Nash     as Diana
    Georgia Emelin    as Billie Jean
    Jon Pennell       as David

  With:
    Deb Podowski      as O'Grady
    Kathryn Anderson  as Jane
    Andrew Guy        as Trevor Grant
    Kendall Cross     as Cara
    D. Neil Mork      as Stationary Biker
    Dawn Roberts      as TV Newscaster
    Jane Knox         as Woman #1
    Jan Bailey        as Woman #2
    Ona Grauer        as Debra
    Kathleen Barr     as Aussie Guard
    Kamilyn Kaneko    as Clerk

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13.  Gillian of the Spirits (episode SL-207; first aired 3/15/96)

  When Quinn is strangely separated from the other sliders, trapped alone on an
  eerie astral plane, his only hope lies with Gillian, a young girl with
  psychic powers--and the only one who can see and hear him. -Fox

  When a bizarre accident separates Quinn from the rest of the Sliders, the
  only hope for the remaining trio is to put their faith in a troubled young
  girl with a history of hearing voices--and an ability to communicate with
  spirits. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Tony Blake and Paul Jackson
  Directed by: Paris Barclay
  Music by:    Anthony Marinelli

  Guest Stars:
    Deanna Milligan  as Gillian
    Tom Butler       as Michael Mallory
    Gillian Barber   as Nicole

  With:
    Gerard Plunkett  as Father Jerry
    Greg Rogers      as Major Phillips
    William Sasso    as Gomez Calhoun
    Mitch Kosterman  as Muscle Guy No. 1
    Peter Fleming    as Traffic Policeman
    Sheelan Megil    as Mrs. Henry
    Nicole Parker    as Monica
    Alex Ferguson    as Cab Driver
    Sylvio Pollio    as Guard No. 1

  An early draft of this episode was called "A World Beyond."

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14.  The Good, the Bad, and the Wealthy (episode SL-205; first aired 3/22/96)

  In a modern world which embraces the code of the Wild West and corporate
  takeovers are handled by the fast draw, Quinn is mistaken for the fastest gun
  around. Now everyone in town is gunning for him. -Fox
  
  Quinn finds himself at the center of some highly unorthodox corporate raiding
  when a gunfight earns him a reputation for being quick on the draw. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Scott Miller
  Directed by: Oscar L. Costo
  Music by:    Anthony Marinelli

  Guest Stars:
    Karen Witter        as Pricilla
    Jamie Denton        as Jack Bullock
    Kent Faulcon        as Billy Rae
    Keegan MacIntosh    as Jamie

  With:
    Peter Lacroix       as Sheriff
    Lochlyn Munro       as Billy The Kid*
    Stephen Fanning     as Cliff Sutter
    Greg Thirloway      as Hank Arnette
    Barry Levy          as Jed Dalton
    Adrian Hughes       as Deputy Joe Bob
    Bark Anderson       as Lonnie Skayler
    Roger Barnes        as Exchange Official
    Jackson Cole        as Poker Player
    April Telek         as Honey Sue
    Dean Allan Hinckey  as Crooner

  * Both the script and a Fox press release refer to this character as Billy 
    "The Kid" Gates, no doubt an alternate version of our William Gates, the
    CEO of Microsoft. However, the name "Gates" is not used in the episode nor
    does it appear in the closing credits. Too bad.

  Early drafts of this episode were called "Business as Usual" and "A Fist Full
  of Stock Options."

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15.  El Sid (episode SL-202; first aired 3/29/96)

  Landing on a chaotic world of violence and mayhem, Quinn rescues a beautiful
  young woman in distress, permanently alienating El Sid, her vicious,
  pathological boyfriend. El Sid follows the Sliders to the next world and
  plots revenge on our heros--only everyone's a prisoner on this Earth as San
  Francisco is not what it seems. -Fox

  When Quinn rescues a beautiful young woman in distress on a world ruled by
  violence, her homicidal boyfriend swearing vengeance for an imagined slight,
  follows the sliders through the vortex. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Jon Povill
  Directed by: Paris Barclay
  Music by:    Stephen Graziano

  Guest Stars:
    Jeffery Dean Morgan  as Sid
    Rebecca Chambers     as Michele
    Claude Brooks        as L.J.
    Jed Dixon            as Leo

  With:
    Raimund Stamm        as Big Jake
    Reese McBeth         as Blade
    Sandra P. Grant      as M.S.W.
    Maria Herrera        as Delores
    Chappelle Jaffe      as Gladys
    Scott Swanson        as Hostage

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16.  Time Again And World (episode SL-201; first aired 4/5/96)

  When the Sliders land on a world and discover that everything seems to mirror
  events that occurred on the last world, Wade uses the knowledge to try and
  prevent a series of murders. The Sliders soon find themselves in the middle
  of a dangerous and mysterious plot. -Fox

  Wade witnesses a shooting seconds before a slide, but when the vortex lands
  the travelers in a parallel San Francisco just as the same murder is about to
  occur, she intervenes--an action that embroils the quartet in a bizarre plot
  involving a disgraced federal judge, an underground resistance movement and a
  United States under martial law. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Jacob Epstein
  Directed by: Vern Gillum
  Music by:    Anthony Marinelli

  Guest Stars:
    Rebecca Gayheart     as Natalie
    Garry Chalk          as Lt. Graves
    Gary Jones           as Michael Hurley
        and
    George Delhoyo       as Judge John Nassau
    
  With:
    Garvin Cross         as Alverez
    Ravinder Toor        as L.C.
    Barry Greene         as Deitrich
    Lesley Ewen          as O'Neill
    Jed Rees             as Hipster
    William Sasso        as Gomez Calhoun
    Tom Heaton           as Rummy
    Robert Metcalfe      as Bartender
    Alfred E. Humphreys  as Family Man
    Brad Loree           as Driver #1
    Travis MacDonald     as Lowlife


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17.  In Dino Veritas (episode SL-211; first aired 4/26/96)

  The sliders land on a new world and are trapped in a cave, menaced by a man-
  eating allosaurus that has survived since the prehistoric age. Quinn must
  leave the safety of the group to go in search of the timer, which was lost
  somewhere outside. -Fox

  The sliders find themselves face-to-jaw with an extremely large (and angry)
  beast when they lose Quinn and the timer, in a San Francisco that's been
  developed as a game preserve--for dinosaurs. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Steve Brown
  Directed by: Oscar L. Costo
  Music by:    Anthony Marinelli

  Guest Stars:
    Alessandra Petlin  as the Ranger
    Jack Kehler        as the Poacher
    
  With:
    Brent Sheppard     as Wayne Davies
    Marcy Mellish      as Angelica

  The title of this episode is a pun on the Latin phrase "in vino veritas"
  which means "there is truth in wine."

  An early draft of this episode was called "Ranger, Poacher."

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18.  Post Traumatic Slide Syndrome (episode SL-210; first aired 5/3/96)

  The Sliders finally make it back to their own Earth, much to the delight of
  all but Quinn. When Rembrandt's musical career skyrockets, Wade publishes her
  diary and Arturo becomes famous for his invention, it's up to Quinn to prove
  that something is very wrong. -Fox
  
  The Sliders finally land in the one place that none of them wants to leave--
  home--but Quinn is the only one that has doubts about their good fortune.
  Meanwhile, Arturo hatches a plan to use Quinn's discoveries to win a Nobel
  prize. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Nan Hagen
  Directed by: Adam Nimoy
  Music by:    Stephen Graziano

  Guest Stars:
    Kristoffer Tabori  as Dr. Whelan
    Stacy Grant        as Miss Vonbaeck

  With:
    Don MacKay         as Artie Field
    Deanne Henry       as Mrs. Mallory
    Carlton Watson     as Sebastian Smith
    Tom Picket         as Leroy Hopkins
    Brian Arnold       as Barry King
    Linda Ko           as Tanika
    Tina Klassen       as Miss Jennings
    Mike Mitchell      as Guard
  
  An early draft of this episode was called "Our So-Called Lives."

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19.  Obsession (episode SL-208; first aired 5/24/96)

  Wade meets the man of her dreams, only to discover he is obsessed with her
  and has the power to prevent any attempt at escape. -Fox
  
  When the quartet slides into a society dominated by psychics, Wade meets the
  man of her dreams who happens to be next in line for the position of Prime
  Oracle, the most powerful person in the world. -TV Guide
  
  Teleplay by: Jon Povill
  Story by:    Jon Povill & Steve Brown
  Directed by: Colin Bucksey
  Music by:    Stephen Graziano
  
  Guest Cast:
    James Patrick Stuart  as Derek Bond
    Heather Hanson        as Dominique
    Isaac Hayes           as the Prime Oracle
  
  With:
    Malcolm Stewart       as Regent
    Sandra P. Grant       as Melanie
    Paul McGillion        as First Officer
    Hiro Kanagawa         as Henry
    Gillian Carfra        as Young Woman

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20.  Greatfellas (episode SL-212; first aired 5/31/96)

  In a San Francisco dominated by rival gangster families, the Sliders are
  accidentally thrust into a turf war--and the Rembrandt "Crying Man" Brown of
  this world is the Feds No. 1 crimebuster. -Fox

  In a U.S. where Prohibition was never repealed, the Sliders find themselves
  embroiled in a vicious struggle among warring organized-crime families,
  corrupt government officials and dedicated G-men--one of whom looks exactly
  like Rembrandt. -TV Guide

  Written by:  Steve Miller
  
  Guest Cast:
    Mel Torme                 as himself
    Clinton Derricks-Carroll  as Rembrandt 2
    Sarah Strange             as Leah Greenfield
    Donnelly Rhodes           as Ben Greenfeld
    Benjamin Ratner           as Tommy Greenfeld
    William Sasso             as Gomez Calhoun
    Joe Maffei                as Gallo Patriarch
    Venus Terzo               as June
    Bryon Lucas               as John
    Jano Frandsen             as Joseph Biacchi
    Ted Cole                  as Agent Reid
  
  Early drafts of this episode were called "Gangland" and "Gangster World."

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21.  The Young & The Relentless (first aired 6/7/96)

  Written by:  Tony Blake and Paul Jackson
  Directed by: Richard Compton

  Quinn finds himself on the trail of his double's murderer when the Sliders
  land in a world where Wade and Quinn's counterparts are corporate executives
  up to their ears in a shady computer-software deal. -TV Guide

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22.  As Times Go By

  Written by: Steve Brown
  Directed by: Richard Compton

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23.  Invasion (Season Finale)

  Written by:  Tracy Torme
  Directed by: Richard Compton

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  The Sliders FAQ consists of three postings:

    1. Sliders FAQ: General Questions
    2. Sliders FAQ: Episode Guide  (this one!)
    3. Sliders FAQ: Alternate Earths

  These are posted on a regular basis to the alt.tv.sliders, 
  alt.tv.sliders.creative, rec.arts.sf.tv, alt.answers, rec.answers, and
  news.answers newsgroups.

  The latest version of this FAQ is available via FTP from:
    ftp://rtfm.mit.edu//pub/usenet-by-group/alt.tv.sliders/

  The HTML version of these documents can be found at:
    http://www.brillig.com/sliders/

  Comments, suggestions, and contributions are always welcomed by the
  maintainer of this FAQ:

    Ed Hall (edhall@brillig.com)

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  Copyright (c) 1995,1996 by Ed Hall. All rights reserved.

  This FAQ may be posted to any USENET newsgroup, on-line service, or BBS as
  long as it is posted in its entirety and includes this copyright statement.
  This FAQ may not be distributed for financial gain. This FAQ may not be
  included in commercial collections or compilations without the express
  written permission of the author.

  Ed Hall (edhall@brillig.com)

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