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Twenty One Years and Waiting: The Fans Keeping Sliders Alive

“What do we do now?” Those were the final words uttered by a character in the final scene of the final episode, The Seer, of the final season of the 90’s sci-fi adventure show Sliders. The fate of humanity was in another character’s hands. He’d leaped through an interdimensional vortex and left his friends behind. The Seer’s cliffhanger would never be resolved. Those people, called “sliders”, would remain on their version of Earth forever. This ending was the result of a risky gambit by the producers to force a sixth season. They had failed, leaving fans disappointed. However, all was…