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Tracy Tormé

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Sliders is an American science fiction and fantasy television series created by Robert K. Weiss and Tracy Tormé.
Tracy Tormé (born April 12, 1959) is an American screenwriter and television producer, known for his work on the science fiction series Sliders and Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the film Fire in the Sky.

Robert K. Weiss

Robert Weiss
Sliders is an American science fiction and fantasy television series created by Robert K. Weiss and Tracy Tormé.
He also co-created the science-fiction TV series Sliders.

Jerry O'Connell

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The main initial cast included Quinn Mallory (Jerry O'Connell), who created the Sliding technology, Professor Maximillian Arturo (John Rhys-Davies), Quinn's mentor, Wade Wells (Sabrina Lloyd), Quinn's friend; and Rembrandt "Cryin' Man" Brown (Cleavant Derricks), a professional singer who is accidentally caught in the first major test of the vortex.
Jeremiah O'Connell (born February 17, 1974) is an American actor, voice actor, director and talk show host known for his roles as Quinn Mallory in the television series Sliders, Andrew Clements in My Secret Identity, Vern Tessio in the film Stand by Me (1986), Joe in Joe's Apartment (1996), Frank Cushman in Jerry Maguire (1996), Derek in Scream 2 (1997), Charlie Carbone in Kangaroo Jack (2003), and Detective Woody Hoyt on the drama Crossing Jordan.

John Rhys-Davies

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The main initial cast included Quinn Mallory (Jerry O'Connell), who created the Sliding technology, Professor Maximillian Arturo (John Rhys-Davies), Quinn's mentor, Wade Wells (Sabrina Lloyd), Quinn's friend; and Rembrandt "Cryin' Man" Brown (Cleavant Derricks), a professional singer who is accidentally caught in the first major test of the vortex.
He also played Michael Malone in the 1993 remake of the 1950s television series The Untouchables, Vasco Rodrigues in the mini-series Shōgun, Professor Maximillian Arturo in Sliders, King Richard I in Robin of Sherwood, General Leonid Pushkin in the James Bond film The Living Daylights, and Macro in I, Claudius.

Sabrina Lloyd

The main initial cast included Quinn Mallory (Jerry O'Connell), who created the Sliding technology, Professor Maximillian Arturo (John Rhys-Davies), Quinn's mentor, Wade Wells (Sabrina Lloyd), Quinn's friend; and Rembrandt "Cryin' Man" Brown (Cleavant Derricks), a professional singer who is accidentally caught in the first major test of the vortex.
She is best known for playing Wade Welles in the science fiction series Sliders and Natalie Hurley in the ABC sitcom Sports Night.

Kari Wuhrer

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Over the course of the show, cast members departed and were replaced by others: Captain Maggie Beckett (Kari Wuhrer), an officer from one doomed alternate Earth; Colin Mallory (Charlie O'Connell), Quinn's lost brother; a second Quinn Mallory (Robert Floyd) that resulted from the original Quinn inadvertently merging with the Quinn of a world they slid into, and Dr. Diana Davis (Tembi Locke), a scientist who helps the group understand how the new Mallory came out.
Wuhrer began her career as a teenager, and is best known for her time as a cast member on MTV's Remote Control, as well as her roles as Maggie Beckett in the television series Sliders and as Sheriff Samantha Parker in the horror comedy film Eight Legged Freaks.

Cleavant Derricks (actor)

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The main initial cast included Quinn Mallory (Jerry O'Connell), who created the Sliding technology, Professor Maximillian Arturo (John Rhys-Davies), Quinn's mentor, Wade Wells (Sabrina Lloyd), Quinn's friend; and Rembrandt "Cryin' Man" Brown (Cleavant Derricks), a professional singer who is accidentally caught in the first major test of the vortex.
Cleavant Derricks Jr. (born May 15, 1953) is an American actor and Tony Award winning singer-songwriter, who is best known for his role of Rembrandt Brown on Sliders.

David Peckinpah

Tormé, Weiss, Leslie Belzberg, John Landis, David Peckinpah, Bill Dial and Alan Barnette served as executive producers at different times of the production.
He was the writer and producer of several series including the cable TV shows DEA, Silk Stalkings, Sliders and Beauty and the Beast. He also had a number of series in development at the time of his death.

1995 in American television

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It was broadcast for five seasons between 1995 and 2000.

Tembi Locke

Over the course of the show, cast members departed and were replaced by others: Captain Maggie Beckett (Kari Wuhrer), an officer from one doomed alternate Earth; Colin Mallory (Charlie O'Connell), Quinn's lost brother; a second Quinn Mallory (Robert Floyd) that resulted from the original Quinn inadvertently merging with the Quinn of a world they slid into, and Dr. Diana Davis (Tembi Locke), a scientist who helps the group understand how the new Mallory came out.
She is best known as Dr. Grace Monroe on Syfy's series Eureka and as Dr. Diana Davis in Sliders and has appeared in such shows as The Mentalist, Castle and Bones.

Parallel universes in fiction

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The series follows a group of travelers as they use a wormhole to "slide" between different parallel universes.
* The 1990s TV series Sliders depicts a group of adventurers visiting assorted parallel universes, as they attempt to find their "home" universe.

2000 in American television

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It was broadcast for five seasons between 1995 and 2000.

Marc Scott Zicree

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Some argue Peckinpah's involvement in the series (and by extension Fox's more hands-on involvement) caused the show to "jump the shark", despite new executive producer Marc Scott Zicree's decision to restore Tracy Tormé's original "alternate history" premise for the series in season 4.
His credits include ''Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, The Twilight Zone, Babylon 5, Beauty and the Beast, Forever Knight, Sliders, Friday the 13th: The Series, Liberty's Kids, Superfriends, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Real Ghostbusters, The Smurfs'' and many others, as well as pilots for CBS, NBC, ABC and Showtime.

John Landis

Tormé, Weiss, Leslie Belzberg, John Landis, David Peckinpah, Bill Dial and Alan Barnette served as executive producers at different times of the production.
Landis has been active in television as the executive producer (and often director) of the series Dream On (1990), Weird Science (1994), Sliders (1995), Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997), Campus Cops (1995), Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World (1998), Masters of Horror, and various episodes of Psych.

Charlie O'Connell

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Over the course of the show, cast members departed and were replaced by others: Captain Maggie Beckett (Kari Wuhrer), an officer from one doomed alternate Earth; Colin Mallory (Charlie O'Connell), Quinn's lost brother; a second Quinn Mallory (Robert Floyd) that resulted from the original Quinn inadvertently merging with the Quinn of a world they slid into, and Dr. Diana Davis (Tembi Locke), a scientist who helps the group understand how the new Mallory came out.
He is known for his appearance on The Bachelor, as well as appearing in several projects involving his older brother Jerry O'Connell, including a starring role as Colin Mallory in Season 4 of the science fiction television series Sliders.

John Novak

The producers negotiated with John Novak (Ross J. Kelly, the ambulance-chasing lawyer), Alex Bruhanski (Pavel Kurlienko, the taxi driver) and Lester Barrie (Elston Diggs the waiter at the Chandler Hotel) for their return in season five.
He appeared in Street Justice, twice in the TV series Sliders as a shyster lawyer, Ross J. Kelly, and 3 times in Highlander: The Series.

Zoe McLellan

Zoe McLellan (Logan St. Clair) was scheduled to appear again and Jason Gaffney (Conrad Bennish, Jr) from season one was confirmed for four episodes including the season finale.
In 1995, she began her career on television, appearing in later years on Sliders, Diagnosis: Murder, and Star Trek: Voyager.

Peter Jurasik

He has guest-starred as an ornithologist in one episode of MacGyver, CID investigator Captain Triplett in two episodes of M*A*S*H, and Dr. Oberon Geiger on three episodes of Sliders.

Clinton Derricks-Carroll

Derricks' identical twin, Clinton Derricks-Carroll, appeared in the episodes "The King Is Back", "Greatfellas", and "The Prince of Slides", when there was a need for Rembrandt and his double to interact.
He also had guest appearances in a number of other series, notably Hill Street Blues and Sliders and he wrote the music for the 1979 TV movie When Hell Freezes Over, I'll Skate.

Linda Kaye Henning

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She made dramatic appearances in Sliders as Mrs. Mallory, Hunter, and Capitol.

Reza Badiyi

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Iranian-American director Reza Badiyi is credited with directing a number of the episodes in the fifth season, and his daughter, Mina Badiyi, makes a guest appearance in Episode 3, "Common Ground".
In the 1980s and 1990s, he directed episodes of Falcon Crest, Cagney and Lacey, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Le Femme Nikita, Sliders and Baywatch.

Dennis McCarthy (composer)

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His other television credits include Dynasty, V, MacGyver, Sliders, Dawson's Creek, and Project Greenlight. He also produced the album Ol' Yellow Eyes Is Back by fellow Star Trek alumnus Brent Spiner, and composed music for stage productions.

Ken Steadman

While filming the episode "Desert Storm", actor Ken Steadman (Cutter) was killed.
Steadman died, at age 27, in a dune-buggy accident during the production of the "Desert Storm" episode of the television series Sliders near Victorville, California.

Brad Linaweaver

His other novels include Sliders (based on the television series), The Land Beyond Summer, four Doom novels with Dafydd ab Hugh, three Battlestar Galactica novels with actor Richard Hatch, and Anarquia with J. Kent Hastings which has sparked much discussion and review on various web sites.

Robert Floyd (actor)

Robert Floyd
Over the course of the show, cast members departed and were replaced by others: Captain Maggie Beckett (Kari Wuhrer), an officer from one doomed alternate Earth; Colin Mallory (Charlie O'Connell), Quinn's lost brother; a second Quinn Mallory (Robert Floyd) that resulted from the original Quinn inadvertently merging with the Quinn of a world they slid into, and Dr. Diana Davis (Tembi Locke), a scientist who helps the group understand how the new Mallory came out.
He is best known for his role as "Mallory" on the science fiction television show Sliders.