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Encyclopedia > Infection (Babylon 5)
Babylon 5 episode
"Infection"
Season 1
Episode no. 4
Prod. code 101
Airdate 18 February 1994
Writer(s) J. Michael Straczynski
Director Richard Compton
Guest star(s) David McCallum (Dr. Vance Hendricks)
Marshall Teague (Nelson Drake)
Year 2258
Episode chronology
Previous episode Born to the Purple
Next episode The Parliament of Dreams


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Plot synopsis

A deadly weapon from a long-dead civilization is revived and wreaks havoc aboard Babylon 5. Babylon 5 is an epic science fiction television series created, produced, and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. ...


Arc significance

"Infection" marks the first mention of Interplanetary Expeditions (IPX), an archaeological research corporation with ties to secret government projects and weapons research. The company is featured prominently in the third season episode "Messages from Earth," and Max Eilerson in the Babylon 5 spinoff series Crusade is an IPX employee. Messages from Earth is an episode from the third season of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. ... Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynskis Babylon 5. ...


The Vorlons have technology based on organic systems, and there is a strong hint that the Minbari do as well. The Vorlons are an ancient race from the science fiction series Babylon 5. ... Mira Furlan as Delenn in Babylon 5 The Minbari are a fictional race in the Babylon 5 universe. ...


Production details

"Infection" was the first regular episode of Babylon 5 to be filmed.


Trivia

The medical scan of the artifact shows "Okudazin" as one of the contents. This is probably a reference to Michael Okuda, who designed the LCARS computer displays for Star Trek - and added similar references to them. Michael Okuda is an artist who is best known for his work on Star Trek. ... An example of an LCARS computer screen LCARS screens, as seen in Star Trek Nemesis In the Star Trek fictional universe, LCARS, or Library Computer Access and Retrieval System, is a computer operating system used on Federation starships. ...


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