Episode number: 28
The Dream Masters
First Aired: 10/18/96
Production number: SL-306
Previous Episode: The Guardian
Following Episode: Desert Storm
SummariesThe Sliders land on a world where a very powerful and feared group of people have discovered a way to enter a person's dreams. Wade finds out the hard way that this control can be dangerous. -Fox
Wade becomes the target of a group of dream terrorists, who control people with their ability to tinker with the victim's innermost fears. -TV Guide
60. Cajun EarthOn this Earth, Napolean never met his Waterloo. We never actually see this Earth but, based on the Sliders' descriptions, it's always Mardi Gras here. The Sliders refer to it as Cajun World.
61. Dream Masters' EarthThe population of this Earth live in fear of a small population of "Dream Masters" who are able to enter and control a person's dreams or, in some cases, are able to literally "think" their victims to death.
In actuality, the Dream Masters' powers derive more from a knowledge of chemistry and human physiology than from mysticism. The Dream Masters introduce powerful chemicals into their victim's bloodstream via a pentagram tattoo they have on the palms of their right hands. Some psychic powers do seem to play a role however since Dream Masters are able to enter a victim's R.E.M. (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep and attack them at that time.
A word of warning: when visiting this Earth, be very careful who you shake hands with.
CreditsStory by: Scott Miller and Melinda Snodgrass Teleplay by: Melinda Snodgrass Directed by: Jefery Levy Music by: Danny Lux Guest Stars: Zack Ward as Gerald Thomas Katherine LaNasa as Dr. Olivia Lujan Rodney Eastman as Byron Lester Barrie as Diggs J. Steven Smith as ??? Michael Des Barres as Vincent Cardoza Co-Starring: Symba Smith as Officer Webber Kenneth Johnson as Skater