I love science, I love science fiction, and when you have a responsibility like a television series, where you can introduce young children to interesting things… of all the passions that we are most ashamed of, intellectual passion appears to be one of them. But the object of the good teacher—and of the smart actor, when he’s given the chance—is to show that intellectual passion is a glorious thing. And that’s really what I was trying to do with poor old Max Arturo.
John Rhys-Davies tells us why Sliders failed and why he turned down a cameo in the fourth Indiana Jones movie. He does not tell us how he got to be such a rad guy.