The WORST episodes of Sliders

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

In his basement in San Francisco, boy-genius Quinn Mallory unlocks the doorway to an infinite number of Earths. During a test run, Quinn invites co-worker Wade Wells and his teacher Professor Maximillian Arturo to see his new invention. But an increase in power and an early departure leave all three, plus a washed-up soul singer named Rembrandt "Crying Man" Brown, lost in a parallel world. Now they must "slide" from world to world, not only adapting to their changing surroundings, but also trying to get back to their world. Will they ever make it home?

Last Updated: 6/9/2022Network: FOX
The Seer
217 votes

#1 - The Seer

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/4/2000

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.

Directors: Paul Cajero
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Heavy Metal
186 votes

#2 - Heavy Metal

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/1/1999

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.

Directors: Guy Magar
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Map of the Mind
181 votes

#3 - Map of the Mind

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/17/1999

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.

Directors: Paul Raimondi
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160 votes

#4 - Dust

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/21/2000

The Sliders are lost in the desert, but happen 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.

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A Thousand Deaths
191 votes

#5 - A Thousand Deaths

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/24/1999

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.

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To Catch a Slider
193 votes

#6 - To Catch a Slider

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/14/2000

The timer continues to malfunction, giving the Sliders rougher slides than usual. To fix it, the Sliders need to get ahold of a gem, even if it means stealing.

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368 votes

#7 - Dragonslide

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/8/1996

On a world of magic and dragons, Quinn is mistaken for a wizard and kidnapped by an evil warlock bent on immortality. Meanwhile, Wade tries to help Rembrandt's love troubles with a love potion, but it backfires and makes Rembrandt fall in love with her.

Directors: David Livingston
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The Java Jive
149 votes

#8 - The Java Jive

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/6/1999

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.

Directors: Jeff Woolnough
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Easy Slider
151 votes

#9 - Easy Slider

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/20/1999

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

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Eye of the Storm
226 votes

#10 - Eye of the Storm

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/28/2000

The Sliders confront Dr. Geiger again, in a collapsing dimension full of innocent victims.

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The Last of Eden
297 votes

#11 - The Last of Eden

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/28/1997

Wade and Rembrandt recall their slide to a world plagued by earthquakes and populated by primitive people. Wade falls into a deep chasm and Quinn goes to rescue her, while Rembrandt learns of Arturo's illness.

Directors: Allan Eastman
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The Fire Within
370 votes

#12 - The Fire Within

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/15/1996

After barely escaping a world engulfed in flames, the Sliders now find themselves in a Los Angeles dependent on the sale and production of oil. Unfortunately, they learn they've brought along a piece of the fire from the last world and that it has a mind of it's own.

Directors: Jefery Levy
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327 votes

#13 - Slither

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/25/1997

While on vacation, Quinn and Rembrandt get mixed up in an illegal snake deal and find themselves stuck in the middle of no where surrounded by deadly snakes. Meanwhile, Wade and Maggie get involved with a shady man in their search for the others.

Directors: Jim Johnston
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The Dream Masters
343 votes

#14 - The Dream Masters

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/18/1996

On a world where a group of social misfits have learned to torture people by entering their dreams, Wade becomes a target of the group's leader.

Directors: Jefery Levy
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Sole Survivors
331 votes

#15 - Sole Survivors

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/7/1997

The Sliders arrive on a world where a strange bacteria transformed the inhabitants into flesh-eating zombies. When Quinn is bitten, he begins to turn into one of them.

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The Great Work
251 votes

#16 - The Great Work

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/9/1999

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.

Directors: Reza Badiyi
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The Breeder
337 votes

#17 - The Breeder

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/14/1997

A creature embeds a parasite in Maggie just before the slide, which takes the Sliders to a world where young adults are used in a mandatory organ-donor program. The others will have to find Maggie before she finds the perfect mate and lays her eggs.

Directors: Paris Barclay
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The Prince of Slides
337 votes

#18 - The Prince of Slides

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/22/1996

On a world where the American government is a monarchy, Rembrandt is mistaken for his double and discovers that he is about to be a father of royalty. The only problem is, on this world, it's the men who give birth to children.

Directors: Richard Compton
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The Return of Maggie Beckett
190 votes

#19 - The Return of Maggie Beckett

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/13/1999

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.

Directors: Peter Ellis
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289 votes

#20 - Stoker

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/9/1997

Wade falls under the spell of a rock band's charismatic lead singer, who is really a vampire and looking to use Wade to get the timer. Meanwhile, the others try to track down Rickman.

Directors: Jerry O'Connell
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Desert Storm
344 votes

#21 - Desert Storm

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/1/1996

The Sliders land on a world with little water and come to the aid of a mysterious young woman whose gift to find water is being exploited by a group of thugs.

Directors: Jim Johnston
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Strangers and Comrades
249 votes

#22 - Strangers and Comrades

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/25/1999

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.

Directors: Richard Compton
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In Dino Veritas
351 votes

#23 - In Dino Veritas

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/26/1996

The Sliders land on a world where San Francisco is a national park dedicated to the preservation of dinosaurs, which is home to a deadly Allosaurus. A bad fall causes Arturo to injure himself and lose the timer. Quinn goes out alone to search for it, while the others hide out from the Allosaurus in a cave.

Directors: Oscar L. Costo
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189 votes

#24 - Requiem

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/10/1999

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.

Directors: Paul Lynch
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Virtual Slide
255 votes

#25 - Virtual Slide

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/22/1998

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, but is everything what it seems?

Directors: Mark Sobel
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