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Babylon 5

Season 4 poster
Genre Science fiction
Created by J. Michael Straczynski
Developed by J. Michael Straczynski
Starring see below
Composer(s) Christopher Franke
Stewart Copeland (pilot)
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 5
No. of episodes 110 episodes
Six films
Production
Executive producer(s) J. Michael Straczynski
Running time 43 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel PTEN (1994-1997)
TNT (1998)
Picture format 4:3 (broadcast)
16:9 (DVD)
Audio format Surround sound
Original run February 22, 1993November 25, 1998
External links
Official website
IMDb profile
TV.com summary

Babylon 5 is an epic American science fiction television series created, produced, and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. The show centers on the Babylon 5 space station; a focal point for politics, diplomacy, and conflict in the late 2250s and early 2260s. With its prominent use of pre-planned story arcs, the series was often described as a "novel for television."[1][2] Image File history File links Smb5-s4. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954) is an award-winning American writer/producer of television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas. ... Christopher Franke (born Berlin, 6 April 1953) was a member of the German New Age electronic group Tangerine Dream with Edgar Froese and Peter Baumann from 1970. ... Stewart Armstrong Copeland (born July 16, 1952) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the band The Police and is an influential drum stylist. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... This is a list of Babylon 5 episodes. ... The Prime Time Entertainment Network (also known as PTEN) was a television network launched in 1993 by the Prime Time Consortium, a joint venture between Warner Bros. ... Turner Network Television, usually referred to as TNT, is an American cable TV network created by media mogul Ted Turner and currently owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner. ... For other uses, see Aspect ratio. ... For other uses, see Aspect ratio. ... Multichannel audio is the name for a variety of techniques for expanding and enriching the sound of audio playback by recording additional sound channels that can be reproduced on additional speakers. ... is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The year 1993 in television involved some significant events. ... is the 329th day of the year (330th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The year 1998 in television involved some significant events. ... A broadcast of the long-running and popular British science-fiction series Doctor Who. ... Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954) is an award-winning American writer/producer of television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas. ... Babylon 5 is a fictional space station and the primary setting in the television series Babylon 5. ... The International Space Station in 2007 A space station is an artificial structure designed for humans to live in outer space. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


The pilot movie premiered on February 22, 1993. The regular series aired from January 26, 1994 and ran for five full seasons, winning two Hugos for Best Dramatic Presentation[3] and two Emmy awards - for makeup and visual effects.[4] The show spawned six television movies and a spin-off series, Crusade, which aired in 1999 and ran for thirteen episodes. A straight-to-DVD movie about selected characters from the series was released on July 31, 2007. is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... The 2005 Hugo Award with base designed by Deb Kosiba. ... The Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation is one of the annual Hugo Award categories, presented by members of the World Science Fiction Convention. ... An Emmy Award. ... A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one such as a new company formed from a university research group. ... Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynskis Babylon 5. ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

Contents

Concept

The Babylon 5 Universe:
Topic index - Episode list - People list
Articles by category
Characters - Crusade - Episodes - Films
Novels - Planets - Races - Ships - Wars

Having worked on a number of television science fiction shows which had regularly gone over-budget, creator J. Michael Straczynski concluded that a lack of long-term planning was to blame, and set about looking at ways in which a series could be done responsibly. Taking note of the lessons of mainstream television, which brought stories to a centralised location such as a hospital, police station, or law office, he decided that instead of "[going] in search of new worlds, building them anew each week," a fixed space station setting would keep costs at a reasonable level. A fan of sagas such as the Foundation series, Childhood's End, Lord of the Rings and Dune, Straczynski wondered why no-one had done a television series with the same epic sweep, and started developing the concept for a vastly-ambitious epic covering massive battles and other universe-changing events. Realizing that both ideas could be done in a single series, he began to sketch the initial outline of what would become Babylon 5.[5][6] Articles related to Babylon 5 and Crusade: Spoiler warning: Alphabetically by Subject Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z By Topic Episodes - Characters - Races - Locations Alphabetic Index... This is a list of Babylon 5 episodes. ... The following is a list of people involved in a significant way with the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Hari Seldons holographic image, pictured on a paperback edition of Foundation, appears at various times in the First Foundations history, to guide it through the social and economic crises that befall it. ... Childhoods End is a science fiction novel by Sir Arthur C. Clarke. ... Dust jacket of the 1968 UK edition The Lord of the Rings is an epic fantasy story by J. R. R. Tolkien, a sequel to his earlier work, The Hobbit. ... The fictional Dune universe, or Duniverse, is the political, scientific, and social setting of author Frank Herberts six-book Dune series of science fantasy novels. ...

"Once I had the locale, I began to populate it with characters, and sketch out directions that might be interesting. I dragged out my notes on religion, philosophy, history, sociology, psychology, science (the ones that didn't make my head explode), and started stitching together a crazy quilt pattern that eventually formed a picture. Once I had that picture in my head, once I knew what the major theme was, the rest fell into place. All at once, I saw the full five year story in a flash, and I frantically began scribbling down notes."
J. Michael Straczynski, 1995[6]

Straczynski set five goals for Babylon 5. He said that the show "would have to be good science fiction" as well as good television ("rarely are SF shows both good SF and good TV; there're (sic) generally one or the other"); it would have to do for science fiction television what Hill Street Blues had done for police dramas, by taking an adult approach to the subject; it would have to be reasonably budgeted, and "it would have to look unlike anything ever seen before on TV, presenting individual stories against a much broader canvas."[7] He further stressed that his approach was "to take SF seriously, to build characters for grown-ups (not a Wesley in the bunch), to incorporate real science but keep the characters at the center of the story."[7] Some of the staples of television SF were also out of the question (the show would have "no kids or cute robots"[8]). The idea was not to present a utopian future, but one with greed and homelessness; one where characters grow, develop, live, and die; one where not everything was the same at the end of the day's events. Citing Mark Twain as an influence, Straczynski said he wanted the show to be a mirror to the real world and to covertly teach.[5] Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954) is an award-winning American writer/producer of television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas. ... Hill Street Blues was a serial police drama that was first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. ... The police procedural is a sub-genre of the mystery story which tries to demonstrate accurately the activities of a police force as they investigate crimes. ... Wesley Crusher is a character in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. ... Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910),[1] better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer. ...


Production

Format

The series consists of a five-year story arc taking place over five seasons of 22 episodes each. Unlike most television shows at the time, Babylon 5 was conceived as a "novel for television,"[9] with a defined beginning, middle, and end. Many of the tie-in novels, comic books, and short stories were also developed to play a significant canonical part in the overall story.[10] Described as a "window on the future" by producer John Iocavelli,[11] the story is set in the 23rd century on a large space station named "Babylon 5" - a five-mile long, 2.5 million ton rotating colony designed as a gathering place for the sentient species of the galaxy, in order to foster peace through diplomacy, trade, and cooperation. Instead acting as a center of political intrigue and conflict, the station becomes the linchpin of a massive interstellar conflict. This is reflected in the opening monologue of each episode, which includes the words "last, best hope for peace" in season one, changing to "last, best hope for victory" by season three. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Canon, in the context of a fictional universe, comprises those novels, stories, films, etc. ... The International Space Station in 2007 A space station is an artificial structure designed for humans to live in outer space. ... Linchpin are a Rock/ Alternative band from London, England. ... The interstellar medium (or ISM) is a term used in astronomy to describe the rarefied gas and dust that exists between the stars (or their immediate circumstellar environment) within a galaxy. ...


The cost of the series totalled around $90 million for 110 episodes.[12]


Writing

Babylon 5 was largely written by creator and showrunner J. Michael Straczynski, who scripted every episode in the third and fourth seasons;[13] according to Straczynski, a feat never before accomplished in American television.[14] Other writers to have contributed scripts to the show include Peter David, Kathryn M. Drennan, Lawrence G. DiTillio, D.C. Fontana, Neil Gaiman and David Gerrold. Harlan Ellison, a creative consultant on the show, received story credits for two episodes.[15] A show runner is a person who has had proven success in the television industry, and typically has close ties to executives at various major television networks. ... Peter Allen David (often abbreviated PAD) (born September 23, 1956) is an American writer, best known for his work in comic books and Star Trek novels. ... Kathryn M. Drennan is a writer. ... Lawrence G. Larry DiTillio is an American film and TV series writer. ... Dorothy Catherine D.C. Fontana, is a screenplay writer, best known for her work in the Star Trek television franchise, produced by Paramount Studios. ... Neil Richard Gaiman (IPA: ) (born November 10, 1960[2]) is an English author of science fiction and fantasy short stories and novels, graphic novels, comics, and films. ... David Gerrold, born Jerrold David Friedman (January 24, 1944), in Chicago, Illinois, is an award-winning science fiction author who started his career in 1966 as a college student by submitting an unsolicited story outline for the television series Star Trek. ... Harlan Jay Ellison (born May 27, 1934) is a prolific American writer of short stories, novellas, teleplays, essays, and criticism. ...


Though conceived as a whole, it was necessary to adjust the plotline to accommodate external influences. Each of the characters in the series was written with a "trap door" into their background so that, in the event of an actor's unexpected departure from the series, the character could be written out with minimal impact on the story.[16] In the words of Straczynski, "As a writer, doing a long-term story, it'd be dangerous and short-sighted for me to construct the story without trap doors for every single character. [...] That was one of the big risks going into a long-term storyline which I considered long in advance."[17] The character of Talia Winters was to have undergone a transformation into a Psi-Corps agent, having been revealed as a "sleeper," whose true personality was buried subconsciously, and who acted as a spy, observing the events on the station and the actions of her command staff.[18] When Thompson left the series, this revelation was used to drop the character from the series. Spoiler warning: In the fictional universe of Babylon 5, the Psi Corps was an agency of the Earth Alliance responsible for telepathic individuals. ...

"First thing I did was to flip out the stand-alones, which traditionally have taken up the first 6 or so episodes of each season; between two years, that's 12 episodes, over half a season right there. Then you would usually get a fair number of additional stand-alones scattered across the course of the season. So figure another 3-4 per season, say 8, that's 20 out of 44. So now you're left with basically 24 episodes to fill out the main arc of the story."
J. Michael Straczynski, 1996[19]

Ratings for Babylon 5 continued to rise during the show's third season, but going into the fourth season the impending demise of network PTEN left a fifth in doubt. Unable to get word one way or the other from parent company Warner Bros., and unwilling to short-change the story and the fans, Straczynski began preparing modifications to the fourth season in order to allow for both eventualities. Straczynski identified three primary plot threads which would require resolution: the Shadow war, Earth's slide into a dictatorship, and a series of sub-threads which branched off from those. Estimating they would still take around 27 episodes to resolve without having the season feel rushed, the solution came when the TNT network commissioned two Babylon 5 made-for-television films. Several hours of material was thus able to be moved into the films, including a three-episode arc which would deal with the background to the Earth/Minbari war, and a sub-thread which would have set up the sequel series, Crusade. Further stand-alone episodes and plot threads were dropped from season four, which could be inserted into Crusade, or the fifth season were it to be given the greenlight.[19] The intended series finale, Sleeping in Light, was filmed during season four as a precaution against cancellation. When word came that TNT had picked up Babylon 5, this was moved to the end of season five and replaced with a newly-filmed season four finale.[20] Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954) is an award-winning American writer/producer of television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas. ... “WB” redirects here. ... Turner Network Television, usually referred to as TNT, is an American cable TV network created by media mogul Ted Turner and currently owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner. ... To greenlight a project, in the context of the movie business, is to formally approve production finance, thereby allowing the project to move forward from the development phase to pre-production and, barring disasters, principal photography. ... Sleeping in Light is the final episode of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ...


Visuals

In anticipation of future HDTV broadcasts and Laserdisc releases, rather than the usual 4:3 format, the series was shot in 16:9, with the image cut down to 4:3 for initial television transmissions.[21] At a time when using models and miniatures was still the norm, Babylon 5 was also one of the first television shows to use computer technology in creating visual effects, using Amiga-based Video Toasters at first, and later Pentium and DEC Alpha-based systems.[22] It also attempted to respect Newtonian physics in its effects sequences, with particular emphasis on the effects of inertia.[23] High-definition television (HDTV) is a digital television broadcasting system with greater resolution than traditional television systems (NTSC, SECAM, PAL). ... Not to be confused with disk laser, a type of solid-state laser in a flat configuration. ... For other uses, see Aspect ratio. ... For other uses, see Aspect ratio. ... Visual effects (or VFX for short) is the term given in which images or film frames are created and manipulated for film and video. ... This article is about the family of home computers. ... It has been suggested that ToasterEdit, ToasterCG be merged into this article or section. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... DEC Alpha AXP 21064 Microprocessor die photo Package for DEC Alpha AXP 21064 Microprocessor Alpha AXP 21064 bare die mounted on a business card with some statistics The DEC Alpha, also known as the Alpha AXP, is a 64-bit RISC microprocessor originally developed and fabricated by Digital Equipment Corp... Classical mechanics is a model of the physics of forces acting upon bodies. ...


Foundation Imaging provided the special effects for the pilot movie (for which it won an Emmy) and the first three seasons of the show. When a further deal was unable to be reached with Foundation, the effects for seasons four and five were provided in-house by Netter Digital,[24] using similar technology and a number of former Foundation employees.[25] The Emmy-winning alien make-up was provided by Optic Nerve Studios. Foundation Imaging was a pioneering CGI Special Effects Studio in the early 1990s. ... Netter Digital was a CGI Special Effects company created by Douglas Netter in 1997. ...


Music and scoring

The original pilot movie had music composed by Stewart Copeland of The Police.[26] When the show was picked up as a weekly series, Copeland was unavailable, so Christopher Franke of Tangerine Dream was hired.[27] Franke was the composer for all five seasons of Babylon 5, three of the television movies, and the Lost Tales DVD.[28] When Straczynski obtained funds to create a new writer's edition of the pilot movie, the original Copeland score was replaced with a new score by Franke.[29] Over thirty soundtrack CDs have been issued featuring Franke's Babylon 5 compositions, including The Best of Babylon 5, released in 2002.[30] Stewart Armstrong Copeland (born July 16, 1952) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the band The Police and is an influential drum stylist. ... This article is about the rock band. ... Christopher Franke (born Berlin, 6 April 1953) was a member of the German New Age electronic group Tangerine Dream with Edgar Froese and Peter Baumann from 1970. ... Tangerine Dream is a German electronic music group founded in 1967 by Edgar Froese. ...


The Babylon 5 station

The Babylon 5 space station is a modified version of an O'Neill Cylinder, revolving to provide gravity. The center of the cylinder is a hollowed-out circular section, between a half and one-mile across, and includes fields, hydroponic gardens, and a transport tube which runs from one end of the station to the other. The station features a number of independent, interconnected sectors, each designed with a different look in order to give the show a non-claustrophobic feel. Living areas are designed to accommodate the various alien species featured in the show, with different atmospheres and alternate levels of gravity. Human visitors to the alien sectors are often shown using breathing equipment and taking other measures in order to tolerate these conditions. As the series begins, the station is still under construction, with only certain parts fully-completed. Depending upon the level and sector, sectors can be either in daylight or night. On the outermost levels, the viewports are in panels on the floor, providing a view into space beneath the characters' feet.[31] Babylon 5 is a fictional space station and the primary setting in the television series Babylon 5. ... Fair Use Screenshot from the Babylon 5 DVDs This work is copyrighted. ... Fair Use Screenshot from the Babylon 5 DVDs This work is copyrighted. ... Babylon 5 is a fictional space station and the primary setting in the television series Babylon 5. ... Epsilon III is a planet in the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... A pair of ONeill cylinders The ONeill cylinder is a space habitat design proposed by physicist Gerard K. ONeill in his book, The High Frontier. ...


The station is situated in the Epsilon Eridani binary star system, located at the fifth Lagrangian point between the fictional planet Epsilon III and its moon. Within the show, the station's three predecessors (the original Babylon station, Babylon 2 and Babylon 3) were all sabotaged and destroyed before their completion. The fourth station, Babylon 4, vanished twenty-four hours after it became fully operational.[32] Epsilon Eridani (ε Eri / ε Eridani) is a notable main-sequence K2 class star in the constellation of Eridanus. ... A contour plot of the effective potential (the Hills Surfaces) of a two-body system (the Sun and Earth here), showing the five Lagrange points. ... Epsilon III is a planet in the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... The Babylon 4 Station Babylon 4 (also known as B4) is a fictional space station from the television series Babylon 5. ...


The Babylon 5 station was described as "a combination of building the United Nations and Times Square on an intergalactic scale..." by actor Bruce Boxleitner.[33] UN and U.N. redirect here. ... For other uses, see Times Square (disambiguation). ... Intergalactic space is the physical space between galaxies. ... Bruce Boxleitner (born May 12, 1950 in Elgin, Illinois) is an American actor. ...


Civilizations

At the beginning of the series, five dominant civilizations are represented. The dominant species are the Humans, Minbari, Narn, Centauri, and the Vorlons. "The Shadows" and their various allies are malevolent species who appear later in the series. Several dozen less powerful races form the League of Non-Aligned Worlds, inluding the Drazi, Brakiri, Vree, Markab, and Pak'ma'ra. This article discusses fictional civilizations on the science-fiction television show Babylon 5. ... Fair Use Screenshot from the Babylon 5 DVDs This work is copyrighted. ... Fair Use Screenshot from the Babylon 5 DVDs This work is copyrighted. ... The Babylon 5 Universe: Topic index - Episode list - People list Articles by category Characters - Crusade - Episodes - Films Novels - Planets - Races - Ships - Wars GKar, played by the late Andreas Katsulas, is a fictional character in the universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Andreas Katsulas as GKar in Babylon 5 The Narns are a race of humanoid aliens in the television series Babylon 5. ... Londo Mollari is a fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Peter Jurasik. ... For other uses, see Centauri (disambiguation). ... Humans are one of the many races in the fictional Babylon 5 universe. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Andreas Katsulas as GKar in Babylon 5 The Narns are a race of humanoid aliens in the television series Babylon 5. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Vorlons are a fictional alien race in the Babylon 5 universe. ... The Shadows are an ancient alien species in the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... The League of Non-Aligned Worlds is a fictional collection of races in the Babylon 5 universe. ... The Drazi are an alien species in the fictional Babylon 5 universe. ... The Brakiri are a race in the fictional Babylon 5 universe. ... The Vree was a race in the science fiction saga Babylon 5. ... Markab is the name of a number of things, including the following: Markab is a star in the constellation Pegasus The Markab are a race in the fictional Babylon 5 universe. ... This article or section cites very few or no references or sources. ...


While the original pilot movie featured some aliens which were puppets and animatronics, the decision was made early on in the show's production to portray most alien species as humanoid in appearance. Barring isolated appearances, fully computer-generated aliens were discounted as an idea due to the "massive rendering power" required. Long-term use of puppets and animatronics was also discounted due to the technological limitations in providing convincing interaction with the human actors ("if you want any real emotion from the character, you're going to have to have an actor inside.")[34]


Languages

There are three primary languages used on the Babylon 5 station: English, and the fictional Centauri and Interlac.[35] English is mentioned explicitly as the "human language of commerce"[36] and is the baseline language of the station (written signs appearing in all three languages).[37] Other human and alien languages do exist in the Babylon 5 universe, though hearing them spoken is uncommon; when aliens of the same species are speaking to one another, the words heard are English, though it is presumed they are speaking their native tongue. Only when in the presence of humans can the alien language be heard, to stress that the humans cannot understand what is being said.[38] With the exception of the Minbari tongue, few other alien languages are actually heard aloud on a regular basis. Interlac font table In Comic publications by DC Comics the fictional language INTERLAC is the supposed designated communication language of the 30th century United Planets. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


The Gaim, pak'ma'ra and Vorlons do not speak directly in English; in the case of the pak'ma'ra, either because they refuse to learn any language other than their own,[39] or because they are incapable of making human sounds.[35] The Gaim, pak'ma'ra and the Vorlons instead make use of real-time translation devices.[40] The Gaim are a race of aliens who are a member-race of the League of Non-Aligned Worlds on the television series Babylon 5. ... This article or section cites very few or no references or sources. ...


The principal human characters speak with an American English accent, with the exception of Marcus Cole, who speaks with a distinct British accent. Susan Ivanova, born in Russia, speaks with an American accent, as her character was raised and schooled outside Russia.[41] Her father speaks with a distinct Russian accent, as does her brother. Various other minor human characters speak English with recognizable regional accents. Ambassador Delenn and Londo Mollari, both alien characters, speak with distinct accents similar to Slavic. Londo's accent was developed independently by actor Peter Jurasik[42] and was imitated by William Forward, who played Lord Refa. Straczynski has described Londo's accent as being that of the "old school" of the Centauri Imperial Court.[43]  Countries where a West Slavic language is the national language  Countries where an East Slavic language is the national language  Countries where a South Slavic language is the national language The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages), a group of closely related languages of the Slavic peoples and a subgroup... William Forward is an American actor who played the character Lord Refa in the television series Babylon 5. ...


Use of the Internet

Original B5 promo logo

The show employed internet marketing to create a buzz among online readers far in advance of the airing of the pilot episode,[44] with Straczynski participating in online communities on USENET (in the rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated newsgroup), and the GEnie and Compuserve systems before the Web came together as it exists today. Also during this time, Warner Bros. executive Jim Moloshok created and distributed electronic trading cards to help advertise the series.[45] In 1995, Warner Bros. started the Official Babylon 5 Website on the now defunct Pathfinder portal. In September 1995, they hired a fan to take over the site and move it to its own domain name, and to oversee the Keyword B5 area on America Online. Image File history File links Old_School. ... original Babylon 5 Interactive Information Kit Babylon 5s use of the Internet began in 1993[1] with the creator of the series, J. Michael Straczynski (JMS) who participated in a number of Internet and pre-Internet venues to discuss elements of his work with his fans,[2] including the... Usenet (USEr NETwork) is a global, decentralized, distributed Internet discussion system that evolved from a general purpose UUCP architecture of the same name. ... rec. ... For other uses, see Genie (disambiguation). ... CompuServe, (in full, CompuServe Information Services, or CIS), was the first major commercial online service in the United States. ... “WB” redirects here. ... A trading card (or collectible card) is a small card which is intended for trading and collecting. ... Pathfinder was one of the first Internet portals, initially created as Time Warners entry onto the internet. ... For other uses, see AOL (disambiguation). ...


Broadcast history

The pilot movie, The Gathering, premiered on February 22, 1993, and the regular series initially aired from January 26, 1994 through November 25, 1998,[46] first in syndication on the short-lived Prime Time Entertainment Network, then on cable network TNT. The show aired every week in the United Kingdom on Channel 4 without a break; as a result the last four or five episodes of the early seasons were shown in the UK before the U.S.[47] Spoiler warning: Babylon 5: The Gathering was the pilot movie of the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... is the 329th day of the year (330th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... The Prime Time Entertainment Network (also known as PTEN) was a television network launched in 1993 by the Prime Time Consortium, a joint venture between Warner Bros. ... Turner Network Television, usually referred to as TNT, is an American cable TV network created by media mogul Ted Turner and currently owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner. ... This article is about the British television station. ...


The pilot movie debuted in the United States with strong viewing figures, achieving a 9.7 in the Nielsen national syndication rankings.[48] The series proper debuted with a 6.8 rating/10 share. Figures dipped in its second week, and while it posted a solid 5.0 rating/8 share, with an increase in several major markets,[49] ratings for the first season continued to fall, to a low of 3.4 during reruns.[50] Ratings continued to remain low-to-middling throughout the first four seasons,[51] but Babylon 5 scored well with the demographics required to attract the leading national sponsors and saved up to $300,000 per episode by shooting off the studio lot,[48] therefore remaining profitable for the network.[52] However, the fifth season, shown on cable network TNT, garnered "disappointing" ratings.[53] In the United Kingdom, Babylon 5 was one of the better-rated U.S. television shows on Channel 4,[54] and achieved high Audience Appreciation Index figures, with season four's Endgame achieving the rare feat of beating the prime-time soap operas for first position.[55] When TV viewers or entertainment professionals in the United States mention ratings they are often referring to Nielsen Ratings, a system developed by Nielsen Media Research to determine the audience size and composition of television programming. ... Rerun van Pelt is the name of Linus and Lucys younger brother in the comic strip Peanuts. ... Demographics refers to selected population characteristics as used in government, marketing or opinion research, or the demographic profiles used in such research. ... Endgame is an episode from the fourth season of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ...


Cast

The following is a list of people involved in a significant way with the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ...

Regular cast

Mary Kay Adams (*12 September 1962 in Middletown, New Jersey) is an American actress known for her role as NaToth in the second season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... NaToth, a character on the television series Babylon 5, was the aide to Narn Ambassador GKar. ... Richard T. Biggs (March 18, 1960 – May 22, 2004) was an American television and stage actor, best known for his roles on the television series Days of Our Lives and Babylon 5. ... Stephen Franklin is a fictional lead character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by the late Richard Biggs. ... Bruce Boxleitner (born May 12, 1950 in Elgin, Illinois) is an American actor. ... John J. Sheridan is a lead character in the fictional universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Bruce Boxleitner. ... Julie Caitlin Brown (born 27 January 1961) is an American actress and musician best known for her role as NaToth in the first season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... NaToth, a character on the television series Babylon 5, was the aide to Narn Ambassador GKar. ... Jason Carter as Marcus Cole in Babylon 5 Jason Brian Carter (born September 23, 1960 in London) is a British actor, best known for his role as dashing Ranger Marcus Cole on the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Marcus Cole, played by Jason Carter, is a fictional character in the universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Claudia Christian as Susan Ivanova in Babylon 5 Claudia Ann Christian (born 10 August, 1965 in Glendale, California) is an American actress, writer, singer, musician, and director. ... Susan Ivanova is a fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Claudia Christian. ... Jeff Conaway (born October 5, 1950, New York, New York, U.S.) is an American actor, known for his role as Kenickie in the 1978 motion picture musical Grease. ... Zack Allan is a character in the fictional universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Jeff Conaway. ... Jerry Doyle (born July 16, 1956, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor and libertarian radio personality, best known for his role as Michael Garibaldi on the 1990s science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Michael Garibaldi is a lead fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Jerry Doyle. ... Mira Furlan (born 7 September 1955 in Zagreb) is a Croatian actress and singer currently residing in the United States. ... Delenn is a fictional lead character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Mira Furlan. ... Stephen Furst as Vir Cotto in Babylon 5 Stephen Furst (born Stephen Fuerstein on 8 May 1955 in Norfolk, Virginia) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Flounder in the feature film Animal House (1978), as Gonzer in the feature film Up the Creek (1984), as Dr... Vir Cotto is a character from the fictional Babylon 5 universe, played on screen by Stephen Furst. ... Peter Jurasik in Stuttgart, Germany in 2000 Peter Jurasik (born 25 April 1950, Queens, New York) is an American actor best known for his television roles as as Londo Mollari in the 1990s science fiction series Babylon 5, and Sid the Snitch on the 1980s series Hill Street Blues. ... Londo Mollari is a fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Peter Jurasik. ... Andreas Katsulas Andrew C. Andreas Katsulas (May 18, 1946 – February 13, 2006) was an American actor best known for his roles as Ambassador GKar in the science fiction television series Babylon 5, as the one-armed villain Sykes in the film The Fugitive (1993), and as the Romulan Commander... The Babylon 5 Universe: Topic index - Episode list - People list Articles by category Characters - Crusade - Episodes - Films Novels - Planets - Races - Ships - Wars GKar, played by the late Andreas Katsulas, is a fictional character in the universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Michael OHare as Jeffrey Sinclair in Babylon 5 Michael OHare (born 6 May 1952 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actor, best known as Jeffrey Sinclair on the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Jeffrey Sinclair is a fictional character in the television science fiction drama Babylon 5. ... Charles William Mumy, Jr. ... Lennier, played by Bill Mumy, is a fictional character in the universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Robert Rusler (b. ... Warren Keffer, played by Robert Rusler, is a fictional character from the television science fiction drama Babylon 5. ... Tracy Scoggins (b. ... Elizabeth Lochley, played by Tracy Scoggins, is a fictional character from the television science fiction dramas Babylon 5 and Crusade. ... Patricia Tallman (as Lyta Alexander) with Jerry Doyle (as Michael Garibaldi) in Babylon 5 Patricia Tallman (born September 4, 1957) is an actress and stunt performer, sometimes credited as Pat Tallman. ... Lyta Alexander, played by Patricia Tallman, is a fictional character from the television science fiction drama Babylon 5. ... Andrea Thompson as Talia Winters in Babylon 5 Main title caption from Falcon Crest. ... 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Recurring guests

In addition, several other actors have filled more than one minor role on the series. Kim Strauss played the Drazi Ambassador in four episodes, as well as nine other characters in ten more episodes.[56] Some actors had difficulty dealing with the application of prosthetics required to play some of the alien characters. The producers therefore used the same group of people (as many as twelve) in various mid-level speaking roles, taking full head an body casts from each. The group came to be unofficially known by the production as the "Babylon 5 Alien Rep Group."[57] Wayne Alexander is an American actor who grew up in San Joaquin Valley in California. ... Lorien, played by Wayne Alexander, is a fictional character from the television science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Ardwight Chamberlain is a voice actor and writer. ... This article is about the Babylon 5 character. ... Tim Choate was an American actor who starred in a number of film and television roles on series such as Dragnet and Babylon 5. ... Tim Choate as Zathras Spoiler warning: The fictional characters of Zathras, portrayed by actor Tim Choate, were a race of 10 aliens native to the planet Epsilon 3 (which the station was in orbit around) who appeared on several episodes of the TV series Babylon 5. ... Joshua Cox as David Corwin in Babylon 5 Joshua Josh Cox (born August 9, 1965 in San Diego, California, USA) is an American actor. ... Born in London, England, Robin Atkin Downes is an English actor who is best known for his work in voice acting. ... Byron, played by Robin Atkin Downes, is a fictional character from the television science fiction drama Babylon 5, introduced in the fifth and final season. ... William Forward is an American actor who played the character Lord Refa in the television series Babylon 5. ... Lord Antono Refa is a fictional character from the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by William Forward. ... Melissa Ellen Gilbert (born May 8, 1964) is an American actress, writer and producer, primarily in movies and television. ... Anna Sheridan is the second wife of John Sheridan on the television show Babylon 5. ... Walter Marvin Koenig (born September 14, 1936) is an American actor, writer, teacher and director, known for his roles as Chekov in Star Trek, and as Bester on the series Babylon 5. ... Alfred Bester is the name of a fictional character in the television series Babylon 5, played by Walter Koenig. ... Wortham Krimmer is an American actor. ... Emperor Cartagia (Wortham Krimmer, right) and Londo Mollari (Peter Jurasik) in Babylon 5 Emperor Cartagia, played by Wortham Krimmer, is a fictional character from the television science fiction drama Babylon 5. ... The Centauri Minister Virini is a fictional character in the universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5, and is played by Damian London. ... Marjorie Monaghan (born March 19, 1964 in California, USA) is an American actress. ... Julia Nickson-Soul (b. ... Marshall R. Teague (b. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Brother Theo is a character in the Babylon 5 science fiction universe, played by Louis Turenne. ... Vickery as Neroon in Babylon 5. ... Spoiler warning: In the television science fiction series Babylon 5, Neroon was a Minbari, a member of the Warrior Caste from the Star Riders clan. ... Categories: Stub | 1964 births ... Morden, played by Ed Wasser, is a fictional character on the television science fiction drama Babylon 5. ... Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. ... Kim Strauss (born in Chicago, Illinois, USA) is a singer, songwriter, actor, voiceover artist, and Amazon. ... This article discusses fictional civilizations on the science-fiction television show Babylon 5. ...


Plot summary

The five seasons of the series each correspond to one fictional sequential year in the period 2258-2262. As the series starts, the Babylon 5 station is welcoming ambassadors from various races in the galaxy. Earth has just barely survived an accidental war with the powerful Minbari, who, despite their superior technology, mysteriously surrendered at the brink of the destruction of the human race (the Battle of the Line). This article does not cite any references or sources. ... In the Babylon 5 fictional universe, the Battle of the Line was the final battle of the Earth-Minbari war. ...


Season one - 2258

During 2258, Commander Jeffrey Sinclair is in charge of the station. Much of the story revolves around his gradual discovery that it was his capture by the Minbari at the Battle of the Line which ended the war against Earth. Upon capturing Sinclair, the Minbari came to believe that Valen, a great Minbari leader and hero of the last Minbari-Shadow war, had been reincarnated as the Commander. Concluding that others of their species had been, and were being, reborn as humans, and in obedience to the edict that Minbari do not kill one another, they stopped the war just when Earth's final defenses were on the verge of collapse. Jeffrey Sinclair is a character in the fictional universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Michael OHare. ... Valen is a character in the fictional universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... The Shadows are an ancient alien species in the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Earth In the Babylon 5 universe, Earth was located in a relatively uncontested portion of the Galaxy. ...


Ambassador Delenn is gradually revealed to be a member of the mysterious and powerful Grey Council, the planetary legislature of the Minbari. Towards the end of 2258, she begins the transformation into a Minbari-human hybrid, ostensibly to build a bridge between the humans and Minbari. The year ends with the assassination of Earth Alliance President Santiago, and with the escalation of tensions between the Narn and Centauri, after a Narn outpost in Quadrant 37 is completely destroyed by an as-yet-unidentified third party. Delenn is a fictional lead character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Mira Furlan. ... It has been suggested that Satai be merged into this article or section. ... The Earth Alliance is the name of a fictional alliance of the countries of Earth in the television series Babylon 5. ...


Season two - 2259

At the beginning of 2259, Captain John Sheridan replaces Sinclair as the military governor of the station. He and the command staff learn that the death of President Santiago was actually an assassination masterminded by Vice President Clark (who then assumed the Presidency). A conflict develops between the Babylon 5 command staff and the Psi Corps, an increasingly autocratic organization to which all human telepaths must belong. Commander Ivanova, the second-in-command of the station, is secretly a latent telepath who has illicitly avoided registering with the Psi Corps. John J. Sheridan is a lead character in the fictional universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Bruce Boxleitner. ... Spoiler warning: In the fictional universe of Babylon 5, the Psi Corps was an agency of the Earth Alliance responsible for telepathic individuals. ... Telepathy, from the Greek τῆλε, tele, remote; and πάθεια, patheia, to be effected by, describes the hypothetical transfer of information on thoughts or feelings between individuals by means other than the five classical senses. ...


The Shadows, an ancient and extremely powerful race who have recently emerged from hibernation, are revealed to be the cause of a variety of mysterious and disturbing events, including the attack on Quadrant 37 at the end of 2258. Centauri Ambassador Londo Mollari unknowingly enlists their aid through his association with a mysterious Mr. Morden in the ongoing territorial squabbles against the Narn. After full war breaks out, the Centauri eventually conquer Narn in a brutal attack involving mass drivers, outlawed weapons of mass destruction. A power struggle amongst the Centauri ensues after their emperor dies. Towards the end of the year, the Clark administration begins to show increasingly-totalitarian characteristics, clamping down on dissent and restricting freedom of speech. The Vorlons are revealed to be the basis of legends about angels on various worlds, including Earth, and are ancient enemies of the Shadows. Shadow vessel in Babylon 5 The Shadows are an ancient alien species in the science fiction television series, Babylon 5. ... Londo Mollari is a fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Peter Jurasik. ... This article or section may need to be cleaned up and rewritten because it describes a work of fiction in a primarily in-universe style. ... A mass driver for lunar launch (artists conception) A mass driver or electromagnetic catapult is a method of spacecraft propulsion that would use a linear motor to accelerate payloads up to high speeds. ... For the Xzibit album, see Weapons of Mass Destruction (album). ... This article is about the general concept. ... The Vorlons are a fictional alien race in the Babylon 5 universe. ... This article is about the supernatural being. ...


Season three - 2260

A conspiracy develops between the Psi Corps and President Clark, whose government has discovered Shadow vessels buried in Earth's solar system and is beginning to harness their advanced technology. The Clark administration continues to become increasingly xenophobic and totalitarian, and uses a military incident as an excuse to declare martial law. This triggers a war of independence on Mars, which had long had a strained political relationship with Earth. Babylon 5 also declares independence from Earth, along with several other outlying Earth Alliance colonies. In response, the Earth Alliance attempts to retake Babylon 5 by force, but with the aid of the Minbari, who have allied with the station against the growing Shadow threat, the attack is repelled. Look up xenophobia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Adjectives: Martian Atmosphere Surface pressure: 0. ...


Becoming concerned over the Shadows' growing influence amongst his people, Centauri ambassador Londo Mollari attempts to sever ties with them. Mr Morden, the Shadows' human representative, tricks him into restoring the partnership by engineering the murder of Mollari's mistress. Open warfare breaks out between the Shadows and an alliance led by Babylon 5 and the Minbari. Genetic manipulation by the Vorlons is discovered to be the source of human telepathy, as it is later discovered that Shadow ships are vulnerable to telepathic attack. Displeased at the Vorlons' lack of direct action against the Shadows, Captain John Sheridan goads Vorlon ambassador Kosh Naranek into launching an attack against their mutual enemy. Kosh's deeds lead to his subsequent assassination by the Shadows. Morden, played by Ed Wasser, is a fictional character on the television science fiction drama Babylon 5. ... This article is about the Babylon 5 character. ...


Upon returning to the station, former commander Jeffrey Sinclair transforms into a Minbari and, using an alien artifact discovered on the nearby planet Epsilon III, travels back in time 1,000 years with the stolen Babylon 4, to use the station as a base of operations against the Shadows in the first Minbari-Shadow war. He is subsequently revealed to be the actual Valen of Minbari legend, rather than a reincarnation. Spurred by the reappearance of his assumed-dead wife (who now works for the Shadows), Sheridan is provoked into visiting Z'ha'dum, the Shadow homeworld, in an attempt by them to recruit him, but he instead destroys their largest city in a kamikaze nuclear attack and is last seen jumping into a miles-deep pit to escape the explosion. This article is about artifacts in fantasy and roleplaying. ... Epsilon III is a planet in the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... The Babylon 4 Station Babylon 4 (also known as B4) is a fictional space station from the television series Babylon 5. ... In the fictional Babylon 5 universe, Zhadum was the homeworld of the ancient, mysterious race known as the Shadows. ...


Season four - 2261

In 2261, the Vorlons join the Shadow War, but become a concern for the alliance when they begin destroying entire planets which they deem to have been "influenced" by the Shadows. Disturbed by this turn of events, Babylon 5 recruits several other powerful and ancient races (the First Ones) to their cause, against both the Shadows and the Vorlons. Captain John Sheridan returns to the station after escaping the destruction of Z'ha'dum, but at a price: barring illness or injury, he has only 20 years left to live. The First Ones is the collective name of a group of aliens from the television science fiction drama Babylon 5. ...


Centauri Emperor Cartagia has forged a relationship with the Shadows. Londo Mollari engineers the assassination of Cartagia and repudiates his relationship with the Shadows, killing Morden and destroying the Shadow vessels based on the Centauri homeworld, thus saving his planet from destruction by the Vorlons. Aided by the other ancient races, and several younger ones, Babylon 5 lures both the Vorlons and the Shadows into an immense battle, during which the Vorlons and Shadows reveal that they have been left as guardians of the younger races, but due to philosophical differences, ended up using them as pawns in their endless wars throughout the ages. The younger races reject their continued interference, and the Vorlons and Shadows, along with the remaining First Ones, agree to leave the galaxy forever. Emperor Cartagia (Wortham Krimmer, right) and Londo Mollari (Peter Jurasik) in Babylon 5 Emperor Cartagia, played by Wortham Krimmer, is a fictional character from the television science fiction drama Babylon 5. ... Peter Jurasik as Londo Mollari in Babylon 5 The Centauri are a humanoid species in the fictional Babylon 5 universe. ...


Minbar is gripped by a brief civil war. Free of the overriding military threat from the Shadows, an alliance led by Babylon 5 frees Earth from totalitarian rule by President Clark in a civil war. This culminates in the suicide of the president and the restoration of peaceful government. Mars is granted full independence and Captain John Sheridan agrees to step down as commander of Babylon 5, becoming president of the new Interstellar Alliance and continuing his command of the Rangers, who are to act as a galactic equivalent of United Nations peacekeepers. Minbar in the Ortaköy mosque in Istanbul. ... Often used in science fiction works, an Interstellar Alliance is an alliance between two or more distinct solar systems. ... Marcus Cole, a Ranger, portrayed by Jason Carter in Babylon 5 A Ranger (Minbari: AnlaShok) is a fictional class of warrior that plays a prominent part of the science fiction television series, Babylon 5. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ...


The events of 100, 500, 1000, and one million years into the future are revealed, depicting Babylon 5's lasting influence throughout history. Amongst the events shown are the political aftermath of the 2261 civil war, a subsequent nuclear war on Earth involving a new totalitarian government, the fall of Earth into a pre-industrial society, and the final evolution of mankind into energy beings similar to the First Ones, after which Earth's sun goes nova. Industrialisation (or industrialization) or an industrial revolution (in general, with lowercase letters) is a process of social and economic change whereby a human society is transformed from a pre-industrial to an industrial state . ... Artists conception of a white dwarf star accreting hydrogen from a larger companion A nova (pl. ...


Season five - 2262

In 2262, Earthforce Captain Elizabeth Lochley is appointed to command Babylon 5. The station grows in its role as a sanctuary for rogue telepaths running from the Psi Corps, resulting in a violent conflict. G'Kar, former Narn ambassador to Babylon 5, becomes a spiritual leader after publishing a book he wrote while incarcerated during the Narn-Centauri War. The Drakh, former allies of the Shadows who remained in the galaxy, take control of Regent Virini on Centauri Prime using an invisible mind-control organism known as a "keeper". They use their control to incite a war between the Centauri and the Interstellar Alliance, in order to isolate the Centauri from the Alliance, and gain a malleable homeworld for themselves. Elizabeth Lochley, is a lead fictional character from the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5 and Crusade, played by Tracy Scoggins. ... The Babylon 5 Universe: Topic index - Episode list - People list Articles by category Characters - Crusade - Episodes - Films Novels - Planets - Races - Ships - Wars GKar, played by the late Andreas Katsulas, is a fictional character in the universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... The Drakh are a race from the fictional Babylon 5 universe. ... Regent, from the Latin, a person selected to administer a state because the ruler is a minor or is not present or debilitated. ... The Centauri Minister Virini is a fictional character in the universe of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5, and is played by Damian London. ...


Centauri Prime is consequently decimated by Narn and Drazi warships, and Londo Mollari becomes emperor, accepting a Drakh keeper under threat of the complete nuclear destruction of the planet. Portions of the end of his reign are seen in various time-travel sequences throughout the series; one such sequence shows Mollari and former nemesis (and later friend) G'Kar dying at each other's throats in an act of mutual suicide. Vir Cotto, Mollari's loyal and more moral aide, succeeds him as emperor, free of Drakh influence. Sheridan and Delenn marry and move to Minbar, along with the headquarters of the Interstellar Alliance. Twenty years later, on the verge of death, Sheridan takes one final trip to the now-obsolete Babylon 5 before its decommissioning. Sheridan dies, but is claimed by the First Ones, who invite him to join them on a journey beyond the rim of the galaxy. Andreas Katsulas as GKar in Babylon 5 The Narns are a race of humanoid aliens in the television series Babylon 5. ... The Drazi are an alien species in the fictional Babylon 5 universe. ... Vir Cotto is a character from the fictional Babylon 5 universe, played on screen by Stephen Furst. ...


The Babylon 5 station is completely destroyed in a planned demolition.


Themes

Throughout its run, Babylon 5 found ways to portray themes relevant to modern social issues; it marked several firsts in television science fiction, such as the exploration of the political and social landscapes of the first human colonies, their interactions with Earth, and the underlying tensions which culminate with the civil war between the human colonies and the home planet. Only a short voyage from Earth, but separated by a myriad of issues, choosing the Mars colony as both the spark for the civil war, and the staging ground for its dramatic conclusion, enabled the viewer to understand more fully the conflict than had it involved an anonymous colony orbiting a distant star.[58] Babylon 5 was also one of the first television science fiction shows to denotatively refer to a same-sex relationship;[59] in the show, homosexuality is as much of an issue as "being left-handed or right-handed."[60] In literature (as well as many works of nonfiction), a theme is the main idea of the story, or the message the author is conveying. ... Adjectives: Martian Atmosphere Surface pressure: 0. ...


Order vs freedom; authoritarianism vs anarchy

"Neither the Vorlons nor the Shadows saw themselves as conquerers or adversaries...both believed they were doing what was right for us. And like any possessive parent, they'll keep on believing that until the kid is strong enough to stand up and say, 'No, this is what I want.'"
J. Michael Straczynski, 1997[61]

The conflict between order and chaos, and the people caught in between, plays an important role in Babylon 5. The conflict between two unimaginably-powerful older races, the Vorlons and the Shadows, is represented as a battle between two competing ideologies, each seeking to turn the humans and the other younger races to their beliefs. The Vorlons represent an authoritarian philosophy: you will do what we tell you to, because we tell you to do it. The Vorlon question, "Who are you?" focuses on identity as the motivator over personal goals;[62] the intention is not to solicit a "correct" answer, but to "tear down the artifices we construct around ourselves until we're left facing ourselves, not our roles."[63] The Shadows represent a philosophy of evolution through fire, of sowing the seeds of conflict in order to make the younger races stronger.[64] The question the Shadows post is "What do you want?" They place desire and ambition before everything else, encouraging conflict between other groups, who choose to serve their own glory or profit.[65] The representation of order and chaos was informed by the Babylonian myth that the universe was born in the conflict between both. The climax of this conflict comes with the younger races' exposing of the Vorlons' and the Shadows' "true faces"[61] and the rejection of both philosophies,[66] heralding the dawn of a new age without their interference. Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954) is an award-winning American writer/producer of television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas. ... The Vorlons are an advanced ancient race from the science fiction series Babylon 5. ... The Shadows are an ancient alien species in the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... The term authoritarian is used to describe an organization or a state which enforces strong and sometimes oppressive measures against the population, generally without attempts at gaining the consent of the population. ... Babylonia was a state in southern Mesopotamia, in modern Iraq, combining the territories of Sumer and Akkad. ...


The notion that the war was about "killing your parents"[61] is echoed in the portrayal of the civil war between the human colonies and Earth. Deliberately dealing in historical and political metaphor, with particular emphasis upon McCarthyism and HUAC,[67], the Earth Alliance becomes increasingly-authoritarian, eventually sliding into a dictatorship. The show examines the impositions on civil liberties which aid its rise, and the self-delusion of a populace which believes its moral superiority will never allow a dictatorship to come to power, until it is too late.[68] The succesful rebellion led by the Babylon 5 station results in the restoration of a democratic government, and true autonomy for Mars and the colonies.[69] A 1947 comic book published by the Catechetical Guild Educational Society warning of the dangers of a Communist takeover. ... HUAC hearings House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC or HCUA) (1938–1975) was an investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives. ... The Earth Alliance is the name of a fictional alliance of the countries of Earth in the television series Babylon 5. ... Civil liberties is the name given to freedoms that protect the individual from government. ...


War and peace

The Babylon 5 universe includes numerous major armed conflicts. The conflicts serve to illustrate specific themes: every conflict has a forgotten "third side," people crushed beneath the feet of the powerful; a single individual willing to sacrifice himself can be more powerful than the greatest army; whereas an individual willing to sacrifice everyone else to serve his own objectives can reduce entire worlds to ashes, and yet still be defeated.


Ultimately, every violent conflict is born out of self-interest, perpetuated by prejudice and ideology, and resolved by the realization that each side needs the other to survive. The most clear example of this is the history of the Hyach race: The Hyach evolved alongside the Hyach-Doh, with whom they interbred. Over the course of centuries the Hyach leadership began a process of persecution beginning with religious laws and ending in genocide. It was not until after the last Hyach-Doh had been killed that the Hyach birth-rate began to fall: the Hyach genetic structure needed the Hyach-Doh for them to survive, and by wiping them out they had doomed their own race. The Hyach are a minor race on the science fiction television series Babylon 5, and members of the League of Non-Aligned Worlds. ...


By the end of the series, we find members of opposing sides working together to forge a new future.


Love

Unrequited love is a source of pain in Babylon 5. The losses of loved ones to characters such as Ivanova and Sheridan are central to the story arc of the first three seasons, while Marcus and Lennier are ultimately destroyed by their love for Ivanova and Delenn, respectively. Ivanova comes to realize that she loves Talia Winters and Garibaldi loses a would-be lover to war in Gropos. Zack Allen's affection for Lyta Alexander is also unreturned. Not all love in the show is unrequited, however. Sheridan, for example, returns from the dead after discovering that his love for Delenn is "worth living for" in "Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?", and Garibaldi finds a happy ending with the woman he loves.[1] Unrequited love is love that is not reciprocated, even though reciprocation is usually deeply desired. ... Andrea Thompson as Talia Winters in Babylon 5 Talia Winters is a character appearing on the science fiction television show Babylon 5 during its first and second seasons. ... GROPOS is an episode from the second season of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... In the fictional Babylon 5 universe of the science-fiction television series Zack Allen was a security officer. ... Lyta Alexander, played by Patricia Tallman, is a fictional character from the television science fiction drama Babylon 5. ... Whatever Happened to Mr. ...


Religion

Many of Babylon 5's characters have profound spiritual or religious beliefs ("The Parliament of Dreams"). Straczynski, an atheist, was determined that the characters and the show would treat all these beliefs with the utmost respect, saying, "religion [...] has always been present. And it will be present 200 years from now. That may not thrill me, but when one is a writer, one must deal with realities, and that's one of them. To totally ignore that part of the human equation would be as false and wrong-headed as ignoring the fact that people get mad, or passionate, or strive for better lives. [...] In the Babylon 5 universe, all the things that make us human -- our obsessions, our interests, our language, our culture, our flaws and our wonderfulnesses -- are all still intact."[70] The Parliament of Dreams is an episode from the first season of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ...


Many religions are mentioned in the Babylon 5 storyline. Often, a religious or moral question is presented with no clear answer. In "Soul Hunter", three different interpretations are presented for the Soul Hunters' actions. The moral conflict presented in "Believers" is another example, as are the plot threads hinging upon Minbari religious beliefs and the spiritual evolution of G'Kar. Within season one we learn that Commander Sinclair was brought up by Jesuits, Susan Ivanova is Jewish and, in the episode "The Parliament of Dreams", many of Earth's contemporary (20th Century) religions are still in existence. Additionally, season three sees a community of Benedictine monks take up residence on Babylon 5 in order to learn what the other races throughout the universe call God[71]and to come to a better understanding of the different religions through study at close quarters.[72] Soul Hunter is the second episode of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... List of Babylon 5 episodes Believers is an episode from the first season of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... For the college, see Benedictine College. ...


A pantheistic undertone is exhibited throughout the series. The main characters (especially G'Kar and Dalen) make statements that give God like attributes to the physical universe. In common figures of speech they substitute the word "God" with the word "universe". These words are only interchangable in a pantheistic world view. Statements like "Why does the universe hate me?" or "We are an imperfect reflection of the universe" or "We are the universe trying to understand itself" are common occurrences. Although Straczynski is an atheist, most of the religeous views expressed in the B5 series and TV movies share this underlying world view.


Dreams and visions

The subliminal and subconscious play a very significant role in the Babylon 5 franchise. Every single major character experiences, on at least one occasion, some altered state of consciousness in which he or she receives some sort of important mental message. This could either be one that further fleshes out the character for the benefit of the viewer, or one of transcendental and transpersonal nature that anticipates important further developments in the storyline. Some of these signs and portents resemble lucid dreams but many are quite bizarre and "dreamlike", frequently in a spiritual context. See also: Unconscious mind. ... Lucid dreaming is consciously perceiving and recognizing that one is in a dream while one is sleeping, and having control over the dreamscape, or the faux-reality dream world within a dream. ...


Addiction

Substance abuse and its impact on human personalities also plays a significant role in the Babylon 5 storyline. The station's security chief, Michael Garibaldi is a textbook relapsing-remitting alcoholic of the binge drinking type who physically and socially recovers only at the end of season five; Dr. Stephen Franklin develops an (initially unrecognized) addiction to injectable stimulant drugs while trying to cope with the chronic stress and work overload in medlab, and wanders off to the homeless and deprived in Brown Sector where he suffers through a severe withdrawal syndrome; Station Commander Susan Ivanova mentions that her father became an alcoholic after her mother had committed suicide after having been drugged by the authorities over a number of years. Among the aliens, Londo Mollari is at least a heavy abuser of alcohol, mostly in the form of the Centauri national drink, Brevari. Michael Garibaldi is a lead fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Jerry Doyle. ... King Alcohol and his Prime Minister circa 1820 Alcoholism is the consumption of or preoccupation with alcoholic beverages to the extent that this behavior interferes with the alcoholics normal personal, family, social, or work life. ... Drinking too much alcohol may qualify as binge drinking if it leads to at least two days of inebriation and the drinker neglects usual responsibilities The British Medical Association states that there is no consensus on the definition of binge drinking. ... Stephen Franklin is a fictional lead character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by the late Richard Biggs. ... Stimulants are drugs that temporarily increase alertness and wakefulness. ... Withdrawal, also known as withdrawal syndrome, refers to the characteristic signs and symptoms that appear when a drug that causes physical dependence is regularly used for a long time and then suddenly discontinued or decreased in dosage. ... Susan Ivanova is a fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Claudia Christian. ... Londo Mollari is a fictional character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by Peter Jurasik. ...


Numerous other references to substance abuse and drug dealing are scattered throughout the storyline, including "Dust," a white powder with a black-market presence comparable to cocaine. "Dust" turns out to be a "designer drug" developed by "Psi-Corp" and placed into the black-market as an experiment to see if psychic abilities could be brought out in "mundanes" (non-psychics).


Original series

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Episodes

Each season shared its name with an episode that was central to that season's plot.

  • Season one: Signs and Portents
  • Season two: The Coming of Shadows
  • Season three: Point of No Return
  • Season four: No Surrender, No Retreat
  • Season five: The Wheel of Fire

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Made-for-TV films

The Gathering was the pilot, depicting the arrival of the major characters to the Babylon 5 station in 2257. The made-for-TV movie In the Beginning depicts the events of the Earth-Minbari War, as revealed in the first few seasons, in chronological order and in greater detail than the main series. The made-for-TV movies Thirdspace and The River of Souls are largely stand-alone episodes. Spoiler warning: Babylon 5: The Gathering was the pilot movie of the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ... is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 200th day of the year (201st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynskis Babylon 5. ... is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ...


Babylon 5: A Call to Arms set-up the premise of the Crusade series, depicting the Drakh releasing a nanovirus plague on Earth, which will destroy all life on the planet within five years if it is not stopped. To that end, the destroyer Excalibur is sent out to look for a cure. Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynskis Babylon 5. ... The Drakh are a race from the fictional Babylon 5 universe. ... Grey goo is a hypothetical end-of-the-world scenario involving molecular nanotechnology in which out-of-control self-replicating robots consume all living matter on Earth while building more of themselves (a scenario known as ecophagy). ... Image:Excalibur lg1. ... The ISA Excalibur is a starship in the fictional Babylon 5 / Crusade universe. ...


Spin-offs

Crusade

Main article: Crusade (TV series)

The spin-off series Crusade[73] ran on TNT for thirteen episodes, having been set up by the TV-movie A Call to Arms. The production team received help from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to make sure that the series depicted science and technology accurately.[74] However, creative differences between Straczynski and TNT caused problems; the network wanted more sex and violence[75] and forced Straczynski to begin the first episode with a fistfight. The sex-and-violence request was later withdrawn, and TNT allocated more money to Crusade, giving the actors better uniforms and new sets mid-season. However, due to the creative differences, TNT eventually decided to cancel the series after thirteen episodes had been produced, but before any of them were aired. At the time of the cancellation, only hints of major story arcs had yet come into play, though unproduced scripts published online by Straczynski — in addition to comments made by him online, at conventions, and on the Crusade DVD commentaries — reveal that they would have become prominent features of the series, had it continued.[citation needed] Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynskis Babylon 5. ... Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynskis Babylon 5. ... Turner Network Television, usually referred to as TNT, is an American cable TV network created by media mogul Ted Turner and currently owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner. ... This article is about the American space agency. ... For the singer/songwriter, see Jon Peter Lewis. ...


It has subsequently been stated by J. Michael Straczynski that TNT got cold feet about the show when they discovered that their B5 viewers tuned into the channel solely to watch that show, and then tuned out at the end whilst their regular audience did the opposite, so it was not achieving their goal of growing their overall audience-share. At this point, they decided that they did not want to proceed with Crusade, but could not renege on the contract with Warner Brothers without severe financial penalties. They therefore set out to make life as uncomfortable for the production team as possible in the hope that they would pull the plug themselves, or simply refuse to play ball, allowing TNT to pull out, claiming breach of contract.[citation needed]


Legend of the Rangers

Main article: Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers

A made-for-TV movie titled To Live and Die in Starlight was produced by the Sci Fi Channel. It was the proposed pilot episode of a new series titled Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers. Rescheduled after the September 11, 2001 attacks, the movie aired on January 19, 2002. However, it was scheduled against an NFL AFC Divisional Championship playoff game featuring the New England Patriots and the Oakland Raiders. The pilot's poor ratings contributed to the lessening of the network's interest in a series pick-up, but the final nail in its coffin was the dispute between Warner Bros. and Vivendi Universal (owners of the Sci Fi Channel) over revenue-sharing for the potential weekly series. SCI FI (originally The Sci-Fi Channel, sometimes rendered SCI FI Channel when part of a longer phrase) is an American cable television channel, launched on September 24, 1992, specializing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal programming. ... A sequential look at United Flight 175 crashing into the south tower of the World Trade Center The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11—pronounced nine eleven or nine one one) consisted of a series of coordinated terrorist[1] suicide attacks upon the United States, predominantly... is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... American Football Conference logo. ... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats Team colors Nautical Blue, New Century Silver, Red, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Bill Belichick (de facto) Mascot Pat Patriot League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–69) Eastern Division (1960–69) National Football League (1970–present... City Oakland, California Other nicknames The Silver and Black Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Lane Kiffin Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Western Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC West (1970... Vivendi Universal (VU) is a French conglomerate active in media and communications with activities in music, television and film, publishing, telecommunications and the Internet. ...


The Memory of Shadows

Main article: The Memory of Shadows

In 2004 and early 2005, rumors widely circulated about a planned Babylon 5 movie for theatrical release. However, on February 25, 2005, a post from Straczynski announced that the project had fallen through, and was for all practical purposes dead.[76] The proposed movie, titled The Memory of Shadows (TMOS), was written by Straczynski. Filming was to have begun in April, 2005 in the UK, with Steven Beck as the director. The Memory of Shadows (TMoS) was the title for the first Babylon 5 movie intended for theatrical release, in contrast to the six previous made-for-TV movies. ... is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Memory of Shadows (TMoS) was the title for the first Babylon 5 movie intended for theatrical release, in contrast to the six previous made-for-TV movies. ...


Several sources have claimed that factions within Warner Bros. wanted to recast established Babylon 5 roles with younger and more well-known actors, causing a major controversy among fans. Straczynski has acknowledged the subject and has stated that the negotiations were problematic, but has said that he is unable to directly comment on the issue. It has been said, however, that Warner's stated principle at the time was only to do "blockbuster" movies featuring "star" names, and that the issue of re-casting the characters only arose as a result of those attempting to finance TMoS approaching WB, having been unable to raise the finance elsewhere.


Recently J. Michael Straczynski stated that WB had offered him the opportunity to make a B5 feature film, but he declined this in favour of the Babylon 5: The Lost Tales direct-to-DVD project.


The Lost Tales

Main article: Babylon 5: The Lost Tales

A new project set in Babylon 5 universe was announced by Straczynski at San Diego Comic Con 2006.[77] Babylon 5: The Lost Tales will be a set of mini-stories featuring established characters from the series. The project is intended to be a straight-to-video DVD release; however, there is possible interest from one of the major US TV networks, as well. The production of the first anthology of two stories, named collectively Voices in the Dark, commenced in November 2006 with Straczynski writing, producing, and directing. It was released July 31, 2007. In a Usenet post on September 5, 2007, Straczynski stated that Warner Bros. "are most pleased as sales have been several orders of magnitude beyond what they anticipated."[78] Comic-Con International is an annual comic book convention held in San Diego, California. ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Usenet (USEr NETwork) is a global, decentralized, distributed Internet discussion system that evolved from a general purpose UUCP architecture of the same name. ... is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Novels, novelizations, short stories, and comic books

Unique to the Babylon 5 universe among virtually all other shared media universes is the sanctioned canonicity of many of its offshoot novels and comic book stories; nearly all of the Babylon 5 novels and novelizations to date having been based on outlines written directly by J. Michael Straczynski. The later Del Rey books are considered to be more canonical than some of the earlier Dell ones, and at least two major plotline revelations were made in the DC Comics series that were directly referenced in the TV series. In all, per Straczynski's own remarks, canonical elements exist in every single book or comic published to date, and his deeper involvement in the novel-publishing program from 1996 onward has ensured a greater level of canonicity within such works. Unique to the Babylon 5 universe among virtually all other shared universes is the sanctioned canonicity of many of its offshoot novels and comic book stories; nearly all of the Babylon 5 novels and novelizations to date having been based on outlines written directly by J. Michael Straczynski. ... Canon, in the context of a fictional universe, comprises those novels, stories, films, etc. ... DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ...


Additionally, Straczynski himself penned a number of short stories, published in Amazing Stories magazine, expanding on several key story-points from the television series, along with a number of other established authors, with all such tales considered as "real" as the TV show itself. Amazing Stories magazine, sometimes retitled Amazing Science Fiction, began in April 1926, becoming the first science fiction magazine and one of the pioneers of science fiction in the United States. ...


As of 2007, J. Michael Straczynski is still writing the manuscript for a Babylon 5 graphic novel, to be published on an as-yet-unknown date by Wildstorm Productions. The premise, characters, and plot have not been officially confirmed, but it has been reported that Straczynski originally planned to write a story that takes place before the season three two-parter "War Without End," featuring Sinclair and Sheridan, and involving Mars, Minbar, Babylon 5, and a conspiracy. It has also been reported that he has subsequently decided to tie in elements from the spinoffs Crusade and Legend of the Rangers into the book.[79] The graphic novel will be 100 pages long. The artist has not yet been announced. 2007 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... WildStorm WildStorm Productions, or simply WildStorm, is an American publisher of comic books. ... War Without End is a two-part episode from the third season of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ...


Mongoose Publishing, the publisher of recent Babylon 5 role-playing game (RPG) material, announced plans to release a line of Babylon 5 novels and graphic novels, beginning in summer 2006. J. Michael Straczynski made it clear that he was not involved with this project, and considered the works to be "fan-fiction."[80] In spring of 2007, Mongoose announced that the project was cancelled. Mongoose Publishing is a highly prolific British manufacturer of roleplaying, miniatures, and card games, actively publishing material since 2001. ...


DVD releases

Season releases

The first season DVD set

All five seasons have been released individually in the US and the UK. A complete 5-season set is also available in each of the two DVD regions, titled Babylon 5: The Complete Television Series for the U.S. and Canada, and Babylon 5: The Complete Universe for the UK. The UK version also includes all the films and the short-lived spin-off Crusade. As of 2007, all 5 television seasons and their individual episodes are also for sale at the iTunes Store. Image File history File links Babylon_5_Season_1. ... Image File history File links Babylon_5_Season_1. ... Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynskis Babylon 5. ... The iTunes Store is an online business run by Apple Inc. ...


According to director J. Michael Straczynski as of mid-2006 "The DVD sales have raised over 500 million in revenue." The financial success of the DVD box sets has led to a renewed interest in further Babylon 5 work [1].

DVD Name Region 1 Region 2
Babylon 5: The Complete First Season November 5, 2002 October 28, 2002
Babylon 5: The Complete Second Season April 29, 2003 May 26, 2003
Babylon 5: The Complete Third Season August 12, 2003 November 10, 2003
Babylon 5: The Complete Fourth Season January 6, 2004 April 19, 2004
Babylon 5: The Complete Fifth Season April 13, 2004 January 17, 2005
Babylon 5: The Complete Television Series August 17, 2004 N/A
Babylon 5: The Complete Universe N/A October 24, 2005
Babylon 5: The Complete Collection (Amazon.co.uk Exclusive) N/A November 5, 2007

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Babylon 5 movie releases

The Movie Collection DVD set

The Babylon 5 TV movies were distributed differently in the U.S. and UK. Initially a DVD containing the two movies The Gathering and In the Beginning were released on both region 1 (North America) and region 2 (UK) DVD. Then, in the U.S., the first five movies which aired while Babylon 5 was still on the air were released in one boxset, with the TV movie Legend of the Rangers getting its own separate release on both region 1 and region 2 DVD. In the UK, a film boxset was released, but instead of containing the five movies like the U.S. version, it contained the three movies which hadn't been released yet (Thirdspace, River of Souls, and A Call to Arms). The Gathering was released as a low-priced promotional R1 DVD in 2004, intended as a 'trial' of the series proper; Warner Bros. issued several such DVDs but discontinued the line shortly thereafter due to lack of interest. Image File history File links Babylon_5_The_Movie_Box_Set. ... Image File history File links Babylon_5_The_Movie_Box_Set. ...

DVD name Region 1 Region 2
Babylon 5: The Gathering/In the Beginning December 4, 2001 N/A
Babylon 5: The Gathering N/A April 8, 2002
Babylon 5: In the Beginning N/A April 8, 2002
Babylon 5: The Movie Collection August 17, 2004 N/A
Babylon 5: Movie Box Set N/A February 21, 2005
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers March 14, 2006 October 24, 2005
Babylon 5: The Lost Tales July 31, 2007 September 3, 2007

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Mastering problems

The transfer of Babylon 5 to DVD created significant problems with regard to special-effects/CGI footage. Several factors complicated the process. Special effects (also called SPFX or SFX) are used in the film, television, and entertainment industry to realize scenes that cannot be achieved by live action or normal means. ... Computer-generated imagery (commonly abbreviated as CGI) is the application of the field of computer graphics (or more specifically, 3D computer graphics) to special effects in films, television programs, commercials, simulators and simulation generally, and printed media. ...

  • Although originally broadcast in the standard television aspect ratio of 4:3, all live-action footage was filmed on Super 35 mm film (with a ratio of 1.65:1). The idea was that, once widescreen televisions (with an aspect ratio of 16:9 or 1.78:1) became more popular, the episodes could be easily converted into a wide screen format.
  • CGI shots were rendered in the 4:3 ratio, but designed so that the top and bottom of each shot could be removed to create a widescreen image without ruining the image composition.
  • All of the purely live-action shots were stored as high-definition digital images.
  • However, CGI shots, and shots combining live-action with CGI, were stored in the much lower-definition NTSC digital format. (Again, the expectation was that it would be relatively cheap in the future to recreate the CGI as widescreen.)
  • Over the years, the original computer-generated models, etc. have been lost, making it necessary to use the old 4:3 CGI shots.

This has resulted in several consistent flaws throughout the Babylon 5 DVD release. In particular, quality drops significantly whenever a scene cuts from purely live-action to a shot combining live-action and CGI. This is particularly noticeable on the PAL DVDs, since CGI shots had to be converted from NTSC as well as being blown up to fit a wide screen television. In addition, while the live action film was originally wide screen, shots were composed for 4:3, resulting in a conspicuous tendency for actors to clump up in the middle of the screen. For other uses, see Aspect ratio. ... For other uses, see Aspect ratio. ... Comparing the film area of Super 35 to CinemaScope, standard widescreen and Techniscope. ... For other uses, see Aspect ratio. ... The inner box (green) is the format used in most pre-1952 films and pre-widescreen television. ... For other uses, see Aspect ratio. ... For other uses, see Aspect ratio. ... High-definition television (HDTV) is a digital television broadcasting system with greater resolution than traditional television systems (NTSC, SECAM, PAL). ... NTSC is the analog television system in use in Canada, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and some other countries, mostly in the Americas (see map). ... For other uses, see PAL (disambiguation). ...


Soundtrack releases

A total of 31 soundtrack albums have been released for Babylon 5. They are all composed by the series composer Christopher Franke and released under his own record label Sonic Images. There are 3 compilation albums: Babylon 5: Vol 1, Babylon 5: Vol 2, and Best of Babylon 5. In addition, there are 25 episodic soundtracks and 3 movie soundtracks.


Compilation soundtracks

These include music that appeared throughout the series, but have been extensively reorchestrated, rewritten, and remixed by Franke into lengthy movements. In some cases new themes are introduced, such as the season 5 intro theme, which is heard on the last track of Babylon 5: Vol 2 even though the soundtrack itself was released long before season 5.


Episodic and feature film soundtracks

The 28 episodic and feature film soundtracks include the exact unedited music from each corresponding episode or feature film, with no alterations, omissions, or additions.


Other releases

Seasons 1-2 and parts of season 3 of Babylon 5 have been released as advertisement-supported downloads through the In2TV download service. Additionally, every episode from seasons 1-5, as well as the pilot movie Babylon 5: The Gathering, are available for purchase on the Xbox Live Marketplace in the United States. All 92 television scripts (plus two television movie scripts) written by J. Michael Straczynski for the series are being published as a fifteen-volume series.[81] In2TV is a joint-service offered by AOL and Warner Bros. ... Spoiler warning: Babylon 5: The Gathering was the pilot movie of the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ...


Games

In November 1997, Chameleon Eclectic Entertainment published the original The Babylon Project: The Roleplaying Game Based on Babylon 5.[82] In 2003, Mongoose Publishing printed the Babylon 5 Roleplaying Game & Factbook.[83] Mongoose Publishing is a highly prolific British manufacturer of roleplaying, miniatures, and card games, actively publishing material since 2001. ...


The Babylon 5 Component Game system was also released in 1997 by 'Component Game Systems'. It was a political and military based game, which could take up to 5 hours to play. 'Component Game Systems' have since disappeared, and even their domain name (www.c-g-s.com) has been recycled by some unrelated group.


The Babylon 5 Wars wargame was first published by Agents of Gaming in 1998. The game was developed in close contact with the creators of the show, and most of the published material is considered canon. [84] Agents of Gaming later published Babylon 5 Fleet Action, which focused on battles of a larger scale. In 2004, Babylon 5: A Call to Arms was released by Mongoose Publishing. The game is similar in many ways to Babylon 5 Wars but has a more streamlined rules set and games take a lot less time to complete. Babylon 5 Wars (informally known as B5W) is a science fiction tabletop miniature wargame, produced by the gaming company Agents of Gaming. ... Glory, an American Civil War game by GMT This article is about the civilian hobby. ... Agents of Gaming was a game design studio that created several wargaming products before their closing on November 1, 2002. ...


Precedence Entertainment produced the Babylon 5 Collectible Card Game between 1997 and 2000. In its original form, the game allowed for 2-4 players with each one playing one of the ambassadors to the B5 council: Sinclair, Delenn, G'Kar or Londo. Later expansions increased the maximum number of players that could play at once and expanded the players' options. Players could represent the League of Non-Aligned Worlds or could play alternative ambassadors such as Bester for the Psi Corps or Lord Refa for the Centauri. The game was discontinued after Precedence lost the license from Warner Brothers in 2000. Precedence Entertainment was a publisher of collectible card games (CCGs) including the Tomb Raider CCG which was nominated for an Origins Award in 1999,[1] and the Babylon 5 CCG. The company ceased operations on 2002-04-12. ... Babylon 5 CCG is a discontinued collectible card game set in the universe of the sci-fi television series Babylon 5. ... Collectible card games (CCGs), also called trading card games (TCGs), are played using specially designed sets of cards. ... The League of Non-Aligned Worlds is a fictional collection of races in the Babylon 5 universe. ... Spoiler warning: In the fictional universe of Babylon 5, the Psi Corps was an agency of the Earth Alliance responsible for telepathic individuals. ... Warner Bros. ...


There are no officially licensed Babylon 5 video games on the market, though in 1998 a video game based on Babylon 5, named Into the Fire, was being developed by Yosemite Entertainment, an internal division of Sierra Entertainment. Work on this game ended on September 21, 1999, when, as part of a corporate reorganization, Sierra cancelled it and laid off its development staff when the game was only a few months away from release.[85] This game was to have cast the player as the pilot of a Starfury fighter craft, giving the player an opportunity to "move up through the ranks," and eventually take command of capital ships and even fleets. Christopher Franke composed and recorded new music for the game, and live action footage was filmed with the primary actors from the series. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... In film and video, live action refers to works that are acted out by flesh-and-blood actors, as opposed to animation. ...


The website FirstOnes.com continues to track Babylon 5 modifications for other games. FirstOnes.com hosts the site of the Space Dream Factory, an independent project to develop several standalone games. A collection of modifications for the Homeworld platform can be found at The Great Wars Mods website. These modifications try to capture the best battles from the series. Another independently-developed, freely-available modification is The Babylon Project, a total conversion of the computer game FreeSpace 2. The modification features several campaigns set during the Earth-Minbari War and the Raider Wars. Other games with Babylon 5 modifications include Independence War, Star Trek: Armada, Star Trek: Armada II, Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space, Vega Strike and Nexus: The Jupiter Incident. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the term used in science-fiction, see Core worlds. ... FreeSpace 2 is a space simulation computer game developed by Volition, Inc. ... For other uses of the abbreviation I-War, see I-War I-War (known as Independence War after the North American release) is a space simulation computer game developed by English development house Particle Systems Ltd. ... Star Trek: Armada is a computer game published by Activision, based upon the Star Trek universe. ... Star Trek: Armada II is a computer game published by Activision, based upon the Star Trek universe. ... Vega Strike is a first person space flight simulator, developed for Microsoft Windows, POSIX Unix-like operating systems such as Linux and Mac OS X systems. ... Nexus: The Jupiter incident is a science fiction themed computer game developed by the Hungarian based Mithis Entertainment. ...


See also

Science fiction television series Babylon 5 draws upon many cultural myths and historical influences to inform and illustrate its characters and storylines. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... original Babylon 5 Interactive Information Kit Babylon 5s use of the Internet began in 1993[1] with the creator of the series, J. Michael Straczynski (JMS) who participated in a number of Internet and pre-Internet venues to discuss elements of his work with his fans,[2] including the... The Be Five is a band composed of actors from the television show Babylon 5. ... This is a partial list of television series that include episodes about time travel. ... rec. ... The Lurkers Guide to Babylon 5 is a significant and influential fan-run website that contains extremely detailed episode guides and analyses, production history notes, background materials, references, and more, related to the science fiction epic, Babylon 5. ... The Alien Healing Device is a device that has the ability to transfer the life force from one being to another, and is featured in three episodes of the science fiction TV series Babylon 5. ...

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Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954) is an award-winning American writer/producer of television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... is the 337th day of the year (338th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954) is an award-winning American writer/producer of television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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