Last Days - S1-E4

Factual error: When the missile intersects with the asteroid, and nothing happens right away, Arturo mentions to Bennish that light travels at over 186,000 miles per second, implying that the light from the explosion will take a moment to become visible. The problem is that by the time the missile is about to hit the asteroid, the light from the missile itself will have just as much lag time as the asteroid's explosion. The explosion should therefore have appeared immediately upon seeing the missile hit the asteroid.

Matty Blast

Sliders mistake picture

Luck Of The Draw - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: After Quinn bumps his head, he touches the wound with his left hand and his watch is turned around so the face looking inward. In the very next shot, from a different angle, he resumes touching his head but the watch has turned around to the standard position.


Last Days - S1-E4

Factual error: An early nuclear warhead would be totally inadequate for destroying an asteroid 10KM in diameter - you'd need a bomb roughly FIFTY THOUSAND times more powerful than the Project Trinity bomb.


Pilot (1) - S1-E1

Other mistake: Quinn is watching the video of the basketball returning from the vortex. The video shows him catching the basketball, then we see a shot of Quinn pressing the fast-forward button until he shows the basketball to the camera and says "and the crowd goes crazy!" The problem is that even though he pressed only the fast-forward button, the video fast-forwards from a point before the basketball came out of the vortex, which is impossible since Quinn never rewound the tape.

Matty Blast

Pilot (1) - S1-E1

Other mistake: Quinn's alarm clock turns on, then about 8 seconds later we see the time change from 7:59 to 8:00. All clock radios turn on when the time changes, or possibly fade in slowly a few minutes before the alarm time, not a few seconds before.

Matty Blast

Last Days - S1-E4

Factual error: The light and the noise from the explosion are in sync to the observers on earth. However, as anyone who has been to a fireworks display can tell you, sound travels much slower than light. In fact, as far away as the explosion was, it's questionable whether any noticeable sound would reach earth at all. Even if it did, it would be heard long after the light is seen.

Matty Blast

Pilot (1) - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: The doorway inside Quinn's house on ice-world is lined with snow-covered icicles. Watch as Arturo walks through this doorway; he bumps into the icicles and you can see that it is just a bunch of cotton.

Matty Blast

Eggheads - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: At the bar when the 3 are watching the game, Max has his hand up against his mouth as he's thinking. When Wade asks what he thinks, the shot changes and his hand is down.


The Prince Of Wails - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the Sliders are walking along pushing the dead car and are intercepted by the army, watch John Rhys-Davies' hand placement. As he confronts the troops, the scene goes from him placing his hands in his coat pockets to a back shot of him clasping them behind his back. As the conversation continues, it cuts to a front shot where his hands are, once again, in his coat pockets. Every time the camera shifts from front to back, his hand placement changes with it.


Prof. Maximillian P. Arturo: More power, Mr. Mallory.

More quotes from Sliders

Pilot (1) - S1-E1

Trivia: Also on the Blackboard QPR appears, this is a reference to the British football team "Queens Park Rangers", of whom Tracey Torme's Dad was a player in the 40's.

More trivia for Sliders

Answer: The show's creator admitted that it was the wrong Arturo.

Chosen answer: It's left for us to wonder.

More questions & answers from Sliders

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.