John Rhys-Davies Does Not Like Sliders

John Rhys-Davies let loose a volley of criticism at the writers of the TV series Sliders, on which he played Prof. Maximilian Arturo, during his Q&A panel at Fan Expo 2012.

In particular, he bemoaned their lack of creativity, noting that the series featured episodes which ripped off (his words) the movies Tremors, Night of the Living Dead, and Twister.  He said that he once walked into the writers room to find them huddled around a TV watching a DVD of the movie Species and discussing which parts of it they could copy (this became the third season episode ‘The Breeder’).

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