Quinn R. Mallory
"Q-Ball" - per Rembrandt
Jim Hall - in "The Guardian"
Items in Quinn's bedroom include a San Jose hockey jersey, a basketball net, a telescope (later established in "The Guardian" as being given to Quinn by his father), a surfboard, model dinosaurs (Quinn later says in "Last Days" that paleontology is a hobby of his), a San Francisco 49s hat, an Oakland A's hat, Quinn's cat Schrodinger, a hardcover copy of "Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimension" by theoretical physics professor Michio Kaku, and a poster of Albert Einstein.
father died when he was hit by a car while on his way to work.
has two semesters of school left before he graduates.
The licence plate of Quinn's blue BMW 2002 is 3PCE295.
At the Doppler Computer Superstore, Quinn works as a technician "
had a black lab named Bopper that ran away as a puppy.
enjoys watching Jeopardy.
his front gate has been squeaking since he was 12-years-old.
Wing says that Quinn lives on James Street.
tore up his knee playing football.
Prince of Wails:
grandparents live in Carmel, California.
One of his hobbies is paleontology.
doesn't think time travel is possible.
Summer of Love:
is an advanced physics student and a specialist in superstring theory.
lives at 3759 Lab...(rest missing)
was a quarterback on his high school football team and favored a wishbone offence.
is Libra which puts his birthday between September 23 and October 22.
gives his address to the cab driver as 4159 Blue Jay Way. (So it's possible that Quinn lives on the corner of James St. and Blue Jay Way.)
The real estate agent mentions that Mrs. Mallory "had to move back east." Since Quinn doesn't seem overly surprised by this, it suggests that the Mallorys once lived "back east." This is also possible because Quinn acts as if he knows the agent and addresses her as "Mrs." though she hasn't introduced her self as such. It's a stretch but this could mean that Quinn's family dealt with Mrs. Bingham on Home World when they first moved to San Francisco.
attended California High School.
The Weaker Sex:
Quinn can type.
Says he doesn't drink coffee (even though he went to get some in "Summer of Love")
The King is Back:
The Luck of the Draw:
has never been horseback riding before this episode.
Into the Mystic:
was born in 1973.
says that his mother used to buy Mrs. Hills Coffee Cake all the time.
Gillian of the Spirits:
The Good, the Bad and the Wealthy:
Time Again and World:
In Dino Veritas:
Post Traumatic Slide Syndrome:
has a neighbor named Mrs. Randall who lives a couple of doors down from him and another named Bernie Massey.
The street numbers on Quinn's house are 401.
had a classmate in his ninth grade homeroom class named Tom Canfield, who wore braces. Quinn says he and his friends used to call him "railroad tracks."
has a baseball card collection, a fact that will be brought back in "The Guardian."
is adept at counting cards, which he relates to advanced number theory.
The Young and the Relentless:
Quinn's double here is called Q.R., which means that it's possible that our Quinn Mallory's middle name begins with the letter R. He also never asks what 'R' means.
As Time Goes By:
Quinn had a crush on a girl he grew up with in school, Daelin Richards. They had known each other since they were kids, but had still managed to date for a couple of years while they were in high school. But she moved away in the 10th grade, and broke poor Quinn's heart.
Rules of the Game:
A blind and scared Arturo opens up to Quinn by saying "Every teacher goes through life hoping just once he'll have a student like you."
Electric Twister Acid Test:
The last trip he took with his father was two months before his death when he, his dad and his mother went to visit Quinn's Aunt's farm in Minnisota. Quinn was eleven and had never been out of the city before. "I remember telling my mom and dad I never wanted us to get any older," he says. "I wanted things to stay just like that forever."
Twelve-year-old Quinn's homeroom teacher was Miss Heather Hanley who drove a Volvo and whom he had a crush on.
Quinn's neighbor on his street is Mrs. Van Derbeken, a tall lady with red hair and thick glasses. Quinn plays chess, as did his father.
As a boy, Quinn skipped two grades in school and had very few friends. He considered his genius a curse and spent much of his free time in his cellar -- his 'Fortress of Solitude' --where he would conduct various experiments. All the while, he longed to be an athlete.
Quinn's father was a man of peace. On Quinn's eighth birthday, he gave his son a telescope and used to take him out to look at the stars.
As a boy, Quinn got into a fight with a kid named Brady Oaks. In trying to defend himself, he used a baseball bat against Brady and ended up breaking Brady's knee. The event scarred Quinn for life -- and Brady Oaks walked with a limp for the rest of his.
Quinn's school was built in 1901.
The Fire Within:
Prince of Slides:
Dead Man Sliding:
State of the Art:
Quinn says he lost is father when he was eleven years old.
Quinn's Christmases had been "empty" from the time his father died until he was about 15 years old when he mother and he went to a tree farm and picked out a tree that reminded Quinn of his father's passion for pathetic-looking trees.
Murder Most Foul:
Slide Like An Egyptian:
As a boy, Quinn would often play pass with his father who instilled in him the motto: "If you can touch it, you can catch it." The phrase obviously served him well, Quinn went on to quarterback for his team in high school.
Quinn once had a dream that Arturo was his father. Looking back on that time, Arturo says "I never had the
courage to tell him that I so often wished he was my son."
The Exodus, Parts I:
Quinn says he has a neighbor named Mrs. Randall who makes a mean chicken soup.
The final digit of Quinn's street number is a nine.
Quinn's mother's birthday is on the same day that he started sliding, which would make it Tuesday, September 22, 1994.
The Exodus, Parts 2:
Maggie's observations of Quinn: "I've underestimated him before. He's incredibly strong-minded."
Quinn gets a mild concussion from his 'fight' with Maggie.
The Last of Eden:
Quinn says that he was once the highest-grossing baby-sitter in his neighborhood and that he could change a diaper in nine seconds (his personal record). As for his fee, he says he charged 75 cents for the first child and 50 cents for each addition child. "I'd give them a discount if I dropped a kid," he jokes. No doubt, ole' Q.R. is good with children.
Quinn says that he wants to have a big family when he grows older. "I missed out on having a brother or sister to share things with," he says about growing up an only child, adding that he'd someday like to have five children. "Then I'd have my own basketball squad," he jokes.
The Other Slide of Darkness:
This Slide of Paradise:
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