Interviews

 

Tracy Tormé: The 2009 Interview

In which Tracy states categorically which Arturo slid, how he’d planned to tackle season four, and what a Bennish-filled season five might have looked like. Among many other things. A must-read.

Jeff Gomez, part 2

Former Sliders comic editor Jeff Gomez concludes his interview with Earth Prime by talking about “Get a Life,” the realities of comic production, canceled and scrapped ideas, and how the series stacks up against its televised counterpart.

Jeff Gomez, part 1

In this first part of a two-part interview, former Sliders comic editor Jeff Gomez discusses the duties, the highs, and the lows of producing comics for Acclaim Entertainment.

Jon Povill, part 2

In the second part of an ongoing interview, Sliders Producer Jon Povill talks at lengths about the origin of the storyline and the internal politics that fueled its production (and cliffhanger).

Jon Povill, part 1

The Sliders‘ writer and producer talks about getting the job, writing the scripts, abandoned concepts, “Twisted Cross,” and his favorite episode in the first of a multi-part interview.

Lee Goldberg

The writer of Prince of Wails talks about being first, the joys of a good showrunner, and the distaste he has for certain pompous blowhard commentators!

Steven Kriozere

The outspoken (and often zombified) writer of Sole Survivors talks about selling your first pitch, rejected story ideas and the realities of a freelance television writer.

Cleavant Derricks

In April 2000, Earth Prime sat down with Sliders star Cleavant Derricks. Read the exclusive interview where he talks about being the only surviving original cast member, behind the scenes trivia, and his thoughts on the franchise.

Keith Damron

Story Editor Keith Damron jumps online to talk to the fans in this infamous SCIFI.COM interview

Marc Scott Zicree

Lloyd Quinto emailed head writer Marc Scott Zicree to welcome him to the show and wish him well. Along with the email, he sent a series of questions related to the fourth season of and was quite surprised when he actually responded with detailed, exciting, shocking and very honest answers!

Flashback: Tracy Tormé – DragonCon 1997

The chat that started it all. Take a trip back in time to 1997 and read about the struggle for the show going on between the third and fourth seasons. As we all know, unfortunately, the wrong team won.

Interview with Robert K. Weiss

Sliders co-creator Robert K. Weiss has been with Sliders since day one, and has gladly immersed himself into the Sliders comics as well. Jeof Vita chats with him about the show and the comic, and discovered some of the secrets behind Sliders‘ fascinating science fictional back story.

Interview with Jerry O’Connell

Jerry’s story “Narcotica” turns out to be a provocative and controversial tale about a world where the taking of hard drugs is not only legal, but encouraged by the government. One can see why such a topic might be considered “taboo” for prime-time television.