The Sliders arrive in a USA that is a constitutional monarchy. Arturo is injured during the slide, and Rembrandt is mistaken as the Prince of the USA. Complications set in when Lady Danielle has issues during her pregnancy, and the baby needs to be transferred in Rembrandt's body. Some years earlier a virus swept the world forcing all pregnancies to term during the second trimester. Rembrandt can carry the baby to term, but will miss the slide to do so. Meanwhile intrigue develops as Lady Mary appears to be behind a series of assassinations of the King and his children. Rembrandt begins to grow into his role as a Prince and wonders if they should not tell Lady Danielle the truth and take his chances. Eventually Danielle suspects Rembrandt and he is forced to confess. We soon learn that Mary was hiding the truth of succession and by eliminating other heirs would be able to push her illegitimate son's claim. Mary's plan is uncovered by her son and he forces her to confess. Meanwhile the...
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Jerry O'Connell was on the varsity fencing team at NYU, which is why he looks so convincing in the scene where Quinn Mallory uses a saber to defend Rembrandt and his double in a world where America is a monarchy and Rembrandt is part of the royal family. See more
For the slide near the end, Arturo is holding on to Rembrandt on his left side as they go towards the vortex. When they enter the wormhole and the camera shifts to a rear view of the pair, their places are reversed. Rembrandt is now on Arturo's right side. See more
I think it's great. It's about time men got to share in the job and the burden of child-bearing.
Prof. Maximilian Arturo
Oh, I expect men get very excited about sharing the joy of nausea, heartburn, and stretch marks.
References The Prince of Tides
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