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* EmbarassingFirstName: In the novelization only (covering the pilot episode), he notes that he doesn't care for his first name.

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* EmbarassingFirstName: EmbarrassingFirstName: In the novelization only (covering the pilot episode), he notes that he doesn't care for his first name.


* AffectionateNickname: Rembrandt calls him "Q-Ball."

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* AffectionateNickname: Rembrandt calls him "Q-Ball.""Q-Ball".



* MeaningfulName: ''Quinn'' is Irish for "wisdom, reason, intelligence" and ''Mallory'' means "unlucky." Pretty fitting for a smart guy who [[spoiler:ends up being merged with his AlternateUniverse duplicate]].
* MiseryBuildsCharacter: {{Discussed|Trope}} in "The Other Slide of Darkness." His double blames himself for the Kromaggs and wants Quinn to kill him to "turn things around."

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* MeaningfulName: ''Quinn'' is Irish for "wisdom, reason, intelligence" and ''Mallory'' means "unlucky." "unlucky". Pretty fitting for a smart guy who [[spoiler:ends up being merged with his AlternateUniverse duplicate]].
* MiseryBuildsCharacter: {{Discussed|Trope}} in "The Other Slide of Darkness." Darkness". His double blames himself for the Kromaggs and wants Quinn to kill him to "turn things around."



* TeamDad: Becomes this after Arturo dies in late Season 3. {{Lampshaded}} in "Slither," where Quinn laments that, without Arturo, "It's all on me, and I'm flying blind."

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* TeamDad: Becomes this after Arturo dies in late Season 3. {{Lampshaded}} in "Slither," "Slither", where Quinn laments that, without Arturo, "It's all on me, and I'm flying blind."



* BackForTheDead: [[spoiler:In Season 5's "Requiem."]]

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* BackForTheDead: [[spoiler:In Season 5's "Requiem."]]"Requiem".]]



%%* DroppedABridgeOnHim

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%%* DroppedABridgeOnHimDroppedABridgeOnHim:



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:In Season 5's "Requiem," she sacrifices herself to save the other Sliders and stop the Kromaggs from acting on their plan to attack Kromagg Prime.]]

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:In Season 5's "Requiem," "Requiem", she sacrifices herself to save the other Sliders and stop the Kromaggs from acting on their plan to attack Kromagg Prime.]]



* SpellMyNameWithAnS: "Welles" or "Wells."
** WordOfGod admitted to inconsistency within scripts, making it DependingOnTheWriter.

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* SpellMyNameWithAnS: "Welles" or "Wells."
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"Wells". WordOfGod admitted to inconsistency within scripts, making it DependingOnTheWriter.



* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: In "Rules of the Game," she says she has a problem with being on airplanes.

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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: In "Rules of the Game," Game", she says she has a problem with being on airplanes.



** "The Dream Masters" reveals she was once robbed at knife-point, giving her a fear of knives and of being cut. The same episode shows she has a problem with snakes, though she apparently got over it by the time of "Slither."

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** "The Dream Masters" reveals she was once robbed at knife-point, giving her a fear of knives and of being cut. The same episode shows she has a problem with snakes, though she apparently got over it by the time of "Slither.""Slither".



* HiddenDepths: In "Eggheads," he recognizes a classical composer after hearing only a few seconds of a piece.

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* HiddenDepths: In "Eggheads," "Eggheads", he recognizes a classical composer after hearing only a few seconds of a piece.



* ManchurianAgent: [[spoiler:Revealed as one in Season 4's "Slidecage."]]
* ManlyTears: His nickname is "Crying Man," after all.

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* ManchurianAgent: [[spoiler:Revealed as one in Season 4's "Slidecage."]]
"Slidecage".]]
* ManlyTears: His nickname is "Crying Man," Man", after all.



* RealMenCook: In "Paradise Lost," it's stated he was a cook while serving in the Navy.

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* RealMenCook: In "Paradise Lost," Lost", it's stated he was a cook while serving in the Navy.



* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: In "Slither," of snakes themselves.

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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: In "Slither," "Slither", of snakes themselves.



* DisappearedDad: According to "Into the Mystic," he's actually this to his son back on Earth Prime.

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* DisappearedDad: According to "Into the Mystic," Mystic", he's actually this to his son back on Earth Prime.



* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: The others almost always address him as "Professor."
* HeroicSacrifice: He takes a bullet for Quinn in "The Exodus, Part 2."
* HiddenDepths: [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in "Eggheads," as he talks about his dead wife and how encountering her double is stirring old feelings.

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* EmbarassingFirstName: In the novelization only (covering the pilot episode), he notes that he doesn't care for his first name.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: The others almost always address him as "Professor."
"Professor".
* HeroicSacrifice: He takes a bullet for Quinn in "The Exodus, Part 2."
2".
* HiddenDepths: [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in "Eggheads," "Eggheads", as he talks about his dead wife and how encountering her double is stirring old feelings.



* LastNameBasis: If the others don't address him as "Professor," then they do this.

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* LastNameBasis: If the others don't address him as "Professor," "Professor", then they do this.



* MissingMom: According to "Season's Greedings," his mother died during a UsefulNotes/WorldWarII bombing. [[spoiler:While WordOfGod confirms that the Arturo that said this was the double from "Post Traumatic Slide Syndrome," their two worlds were described as so similar that the real Arturo likely experienced similar events.]]

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* MissingMom: According to "Season's Greedings," Greedings", his mother died during a UsefulNotes/WorldWarII bombing. [[spoiler:While WordOfGod confirms that the Arturo that said this was the double from "Post Traumatic Slide Syndrome," Syndrome", their two worlds were described as so similar that the real Arturo likely experienced similar events.]]



* SecretlyDying: Introduced in "The Guardian," where Quinn finds out and is sworn to secrecy. Rembrandt finds out in "The Last of Eden."

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* SecretlyDying: Introduced in "The Guardian," Guardian", where Quinn finds out and is sworn to secrecy. Rembrandt finds out in "The Last of Eden."Eden".



* SpotTheImposter: In "Post-Traumatic Slide Syndrome," the Sliders find themselves faced with two Arturoes each claiming to be theirs. The Sliders themselves have trouble figuring out who is who [[spoiler:and WordOfGod ultimately confirmed what fans long suspected: The wrong one slid with them]].

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* SpotTheImposter: In "Post-Traumatic Slide Syndrome," Syndrome", the Sliders find themselves faced with two Arturoes each claiming to be theirs. The Sliders themselves have trouble figuring out who is who [[spoiler:and WordOfGod ultimately confirmed what fans long suspected: The wrong one slid with them]].



* BareYourMidriff: In "Slidecage," she wears a midriff-baring top.

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* BareYourMidriff: In "Slidecage," "Slidecage", she wears a midriff-baring top.



* DaddyIssues: Highlighted in "The Return of Maggie Beckett."

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* DaddyIssues: Highlighted in "The Return of Maggie Beckett."Beckett".



* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: Her joining the team late Season 3 wasn't exactly warmly embraced, especially by Wade. Rembrandt points this attitude out in "The Other Slide of Darkness."

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* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: Her joining the team late Season 3 wasn't exactly warmly embraced, especially by Wade. Rembrandt points this attitude out in "The Other Slide of Darkness."Darkness".



* YourCheatingHeart: In the Season 3 finale "This Slide of Paradise," Rickman reveals he and Maggie were once lovers.

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* YourCheatingHeart: In the Season 3 finale "This Slide of Paradise," Paradise", Rickman reveals he and Maggie were once lovers.



* ConvenientReplacementCharacter: The only new character to [[{{AvertedTrope}} avert]] this trope[[note]]Arturo died and Maggie joined the team in "The Exodus, Part 2"; Quinn and Colin vanished only to be replaced with Mallory and Diana in "The Unstuck Man"; but when Wade disappeared off-screen between "This Slide of Paradise" and "Genesis," it took five episodes for Colin to show up and join the team[[/note]].

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* ConvenientReplacementCharacter: The only new character to [[{{AvertedTrope}} avert]] this trope[[note]]Arturo died and Maggie joined the team in "The Exodus, Part 2"; Quinn and Colin vanished only to be replaced with Mallory and Diana in "The Unstuck Man"; but when Wade disappeared off-screen between "This Slide of Paradise" and "Genesis," "Genesis", it took five episodes for Colin to show up and join the team[[/note]].



* PutOnABusToHell: In "The Unstuck Man," Colin was made unstuck and left involuntarily sliding from one dimension to the next. At first, there was concern that Colin didn't survive, but he was generally treated as still alive and in need of help. By the end of the season, however, the characters acknowledged that Colin may really be dead, but it was nonetheless left ambiguous.

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* PutOnABusToHell: In "The Unstuck Man," Man", Colin was made unstuck and left involuntarily sliding from one dimension to the next. At first, there was concern that Colin didn't survive, but he was generally treated as still alive and in need of help. By the end of the season, however, the characters acknowledged that Colin may really be dead, but it was nonetheless left ambiguous.



* WideEyedIdealist: As seen in "California Reich" and "My Brother's Keeper."
-->"You don't hurt someone to help yourself...at least, you're not supposed to."

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* WideEyedIdealist: As seen in "California Reich" and "My Brother's Keeper."
Keeper".
-->"You don't hurt someone to help yourself... at least, you're not supposed to."



* FlipPersonality: Mallory emerged as the dominant personality, but in "The Unstuck Man" and "Applied Physics," Quinn's personality and memories periodically broke through. By the end of "New Gods for Old," however, Mallory could no longer feel Quinn.

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* FlipPersonality: Mallory emerged as the dominant personality, but in "The Unstuck Man" and "Applied Physics," Physics", Quinn's personality and memories periodically broke through. By the end of "New Gods for Old," Old", however, Mallory could no longer feel Quinn.



* LastNameBasis: Mainly because Maggie was incapable of calling him "Quinn," and then everybody picked it up. Even Diana, who knew him before Season 5's events.

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* LastNameBasis: Mainly because Maggie was incapable of calling him "Quinn," "Quinn", and then everybody picked it up. Even Diana, who knew him before Season 5's events.



%%* TheNthDoctor

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%%* TheNthDoctor* TheNthDoctor: When Creator/JerryOConnell left the show after season 4, season 5 opened with Quinn being fused into Mallory - his non-identical counterpart from the universe they slid into - due to Oberon Geiger's experiments in sliding and fusing alternates together.



* BreakTheCutie: Back-to-back episodes "Applied Physics" and "Strangers and Comrades."

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* BreakTheCutie: Back-to-back episodes "Applied Physics" and "Strangers and Comrades."Comrades".



* SinisterMinister: In "Stoker," he poses as a priest to find brain fluid donors.

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* SinisterMinister: In "Stoker," "Stoker", he poses as a priest to find brain fluid donors.



* TheMole: He's a double agent on the world featured in "Time Again and World."

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* TheMole: He's a double agent on the world featured in "Time Again and World."World".



* RealLifeWritesThePlot: ExecutiveMeddling prevented the writers from bringing him back. Tracy Tormé had to sneak him into "Invasion."

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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: ExecutiveMeddling prevented the writers from bringing him back. Tracy Tormé had to sneak him into "Invasion.""Invasion".


* {{Jerkass}}: In her first appearance.
* JerkassFacade: She wants revenge on Rickman for Steven's death, but she's never shown mourning him. Season 4 shows private moments where she has actually been holding back considerable grief.

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* %%* {{Jerkass}}: In her first appearance.
* JerkassFacade: HiddenHeartOfGold: She wants revenge on Rickman for Steven's death, but she's never shown mourning him. Season 4 shows private moments where she has actually been holding back considerable grief.


* AsTheGoodBookSays: He admits in "Last Days" that he had a fairly religious upbringing. After that episode, he quotes the Bible on occasion ("The Breeder" being a prominent example).

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* AsTheGoodBookSays: He admits in "Last Days" that he had a fairly religious upbringing. After that episode, he quotes the Bible on occasion ("The Breeder" being a prominent example). He's not TheFundamentalist though, by any means, and when confronted with alternate Earths where California is run by those, he's usually quick to point out how these groups tend to think their interpretation of religion is the only valid one.


* GenreSavvy: A variant of this shows up in that, especially with the Professor gone, Rembrandt becomes the oldest member of the group. With Quinn still around as "the brains" of the group, Rembrandt is not quite the TeamDad of Season 5 yet, but whenever the sliders end up in a world where some form of systematic oppression exists, Rembrandt, as a black man who's old enough to remember the Civil Rights Movement, is often a little quicker to recognize and adapt to survive in these hostile situations. In later seasons, especially after his [[spoiler: imprisonment and torture by Kromaggs, and the Kromagg conquest of his homeworld]], Rembrandt becomes a more standard version of this trope, overlapping with his other role as the OnlySaneMan.



* GenreSavvy: Thinks he's this whenever the sliders have to deal with a gang or similar dynamic in a criminal element. He's not as close to this trope as he thinks he is, though sometimes his instincts are on the money.


* GenreSavvy: A variant of this shows up in that, especially with the Professor gone, Rembrandt becomes the oldest member of the group. With Quinn still around as "the brains" of the group, Rembrandt is not quite the TeamDad of Season 5 yet, but whenever the sliders end up in a world where some form of systematic oppression exists, Rembrandt, as a black man who's old enough to remember the Civil Rights Movement, is quick to recognize and adapt to survive in these hostile situations. In later seasons, especially after his [[spoiler: imprisonment and torture by Kromaggs, and the Kromagg conquest of his homeworld]], Rembrandt becomes a more standard version of this trope, overlapping with his other role as the OnlySaneMan.

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* GenreSavvy: A variant of this shows up in that, especially with the Professor gone, Rembrandt becomes the oldest member of the group. With Quinn still around as "the brains" of the group, Rembrandt is not quite the TeamDad of Season 5 yet, but whenever the sliders end up in a world where some form of systematic oppression exists, Rembrandt, as a black man who's old enough to remember the Civil Rights Movement, is quick often a little quicker to recognize and adapt to survive in these hostile situations. In later seasons, especially after his [[spoiler: imprisonment and torture by Kromaggs, and the Kromagg conquest of his homeworld]], Rembrandt becomes a more standard version of this trope, overlapping with his other role as the OnlySaneMan.

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* GenreSavvy: Thinks he's this whenever the sliders have to deal with a gang or similar dynamic in a criminal element. He's not as close to this trope as he thinks he is, though sometimes his instincts are on the money.

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* GenreSavvy: A variant of this shows up in that, especially with the Professor gone, Rembrandt becomes the oldest member of the group. With Quinn still around as "the brains" of the group, Rembrandt is not quite the TeamDad of Season 5 yet, but whenever the sliders end up in a world where some form of systematic oppression exists, Rembrandt, as a black man who's old enough to remember the Civil Rights Movement, is quick to recognize and adapt to survive in these hostile situations. In later seasons, especially after his [[spoiler: imprisonment and torture by Kromaggs, and the Kromagg conquest of his homeworld]], Rembrandt becomes a more standard version of this trope, overlapping with his other role as the OnlySaneMan.


* {{Expy}}: Basically Lionel Richie if he was a dimension hopping adventurer.

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* {{Expy}}: Basically Lionel Richie if he was a dimension hopping adventurer. His band, "The Spinning Tops" was a CaptainErsatz of the Four Tops.


%%* HonorBeforeReason



* {{Expy}}: Basically Lionel Richie if he was a dimension hopping adventurer.



%%* TheHeart

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%%* TheHeart* TheHeart: Easily the most emotional of the group.


* TheNthDoctor: Played by Jerry O'Connell for the first four seasons, [[spoiler:then briefly by an unknown actor in the Season 5 premiere before being replaced by Mallory]].

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* TheNthDoctor: Played by Jerry O'Connell for the first four seasons, [[spoiler:then briefly by an unknown actor in the Season 5 premiere before being replaced by Mallory]].O'Connell]].


-->'''Played by''': Jerry O'Connell

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-->'''Played by''': Jerry O'Connell
Creator/JerryOConnell


-->'''Played by''': Kari Wuhrer

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-->'''Played by''': Kari Wuhrer
Creator/KariWuhrer


!!Quinn Mallory

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!!Quinn Mallory[[foldercontrol]]

[[folder:Quinn Mallory]]




!!Wade Welles

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\n!!Wade Welles[[/folder]]

[[folder:Wade Welles]]




!!Rembrandt Brown

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\n!!Rembrandt Brown[[/folder]]

[[folder:Rembrandt Brown]]




!!Maximillian Arturo

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\n!!Maximillian Arturo[[/folder]]

[[folder:Maximillian Arturo]]




!!Maggie Beckett

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\n!!Maggie Beckett[[/folder]]

[[folder:Maggie Beckett]]




!!Colin Mallory

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\n!!Colin Mallory[[/folder]]

[[folder:Colin Mallory]]




!!Quinn "Mallory" Mallory

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\n!!Quinn [[/folder]]

[[folder:Quinn
"Mallory" MalloryMallory]]




!!Diana Davis

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\n!!Diana Davis[[/folder]]

[[folder:Diana Davis]]




!!Colonel Angus Rickman

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\n!!Colonel [[/folder]]

[[folder:Colonel
Angus RickmanRickman]]




!! Gomez Calhoun

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\n!! Gomez Calhoun[[/folder]]

[[folder:Gomez Calhoun]]




!!Conrad Bennish, Jr.

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\n!!Conrad [[/folder]]

[[folder:Conrad
Bennish, Jr.]]


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[[/folder]]


* {{Badass}}: In Seasons 4 and 5.

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