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Babylon 5 is a five-mile long space station located in neutral space. Built by the Earth Alliance in the 2250s, it's goal is to maintain peace among the various alien races by providing a sanctuary where grievances and negotiations can be worked out among duly appointed ambassadors. A council made up of representatives from the five major space-faring civilizations - the Earth Alliance, Minbari Federation, Centauri Republic, Narn Regime, and Vorlon Empire - work with the League of Non-Aligned Worlds to keep interstellar relations under control. Aside from its diplomatic function, Babylon 5 also serves as a military post for Earth and a port of call for travelers, traders, businessmen, criminals, and Rangers.

Release Date: Wed, Jan 26, 1994

Country: US
Language: En
Runtime: 45
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Bruce Boxleitner
John Sheridan
Jerry Doyle
Michael Garibaldi
Richard Biggs
Stephen Franklin
Peter Jurasik
Londo Mollari
Jeff Conaway
Zack Allan
Tracy Scoggins
Elizabeth Lochley
Patricia Tallman
Lyta Alexander

Season 5:

No Compromises
Episode 1: No Compromises (Jan 21, 1998)
Lochley takes command of Babylon 5 and Byron petitions her for asylum aboard the station. An assassin pledges to kill Sheridan at his inauguration.
The Very Long Night of Londo Mollari
Episode 2: The Very Long Night of Londo Mollari (Jan 28, 1998)
Londo collapses from a heart attack, and must battle with his guilt in a dream state. Delenn learns that Lennier is planing to leave Babylon 5 to join the Rangers.
The Paragon of Animals
Episode 3: The Paragon of Animals (Feb 04, 1998)
A small world plagued by raiders begs the alliance for help. Garibaldi tries forming an intelligence unit of telepaths.
A View from the Gallery
Episode 4: A View from the Gallery (Feb 11, 1998)
We see the action from the viewpoint of two maintenance workers as a race of savage aliens attacks the station.
Learning Curve
Episode 5: Learning Curve (Feb 18, 1998)
Four rangers come from Minbar with a status report to Delenn, while a Downbelow racketeer decides it's time to get rid of Zack.
Strange Relations
Episode 6: Strange Relations (Feb 25, 1998)
Bester arrives at the station to arrest the Downbelow telepaths, and Londo barely escapes an assassination attempt when the ship he was to be aboard explodes.
Secrets of the Soul
Episode 7: Secrets of the Soul (Mar 04, 1998)
As more telepaths arrive at the station, the denizens of Downbelow start taking notice. Tensions build until one of the telepaths is assaulted, and the others decide to take revenge - against Byron's wishes. Meanwhile, Franklin tries to find out why the Hyach are hiding part of their medical history.
Day of the Dead
Episode 8: Day of the Dead (Mar 18, 1998)
The Brakiri buy a part of Babylon 5 for a religious ceremony where the dead are supposed to return. Comedians Rebo and Zooty arrive to do a show on the station.
In the Kingdom of the Blind
Episode 9: In the Kingdom of the Blind (Mar 25, 1998)
Londo starts to suspect that all is not right on Centauri Prime, when a good friend is murdered. On Babylon 5, Byron tries to force the council to give him and his telepaths a homeworld of their own.
A Tragedy of Telepaths
Episode 10: A Tragedy of Telepaths (Apr 01, 1998)
The telepaths have barred themselves inside an area of Downbelow, and their telepathic tricks force Lochley to ask Bester for help. G'Kar finds an old friend locked in a cell in the Centauri palace.
Phoenix Rising
Episode 11: Phoenix Rising (Mar 11, 1998)
More bloodhound units arrive and the fight with the violent faction of Byron's followers intensifies... until the rogues seize medlab - with Garibaldi and Franklin in it.
The Ragged Edge
Episode 12: The Ragged Edge (Apr 08, 1998)
It looks like the Alliance will get a break in the investigation of the recent shipping line attacks, when a possible witness may have survived the latest attack and taken refuge on the Drazi homeworld. Garibaldi is sent to find him, but Intelligence Chief's alcohol problem complicates the mission. G'Kar returns to Babylon 5 to discover that his book has been published, and he is now a revered religious figure.
The Corps Is Mother, the Corps Is Father
Episode 13: The Corps Is Mother, the Corps Is Father (Apr 15, 1998)
A telepath murders his roommate and escapes on a ship bound for Babylon 5. Bester is given the job of capturing him, and brings along two PSI Cop interns to show them how he works.
Meditations on the Abyss
Episode 14: Meditations on the Abyss (May 27, 1998)
Delenn reassigns Lennier to a Ranger training mission on the border of Centauri space, hoping he can find some proof regarding the Centauri involvement in the shipping line attacks. Vir undergoes some dramatic changes when he learns that he is the new Centauri ambassador to Babylon 5.
Darkness Ascending
Episode 15: Darkness Ascending (Jun 03, 1998)
Lennier investigates Centauri signals that may be connected to the attacks. Lyta tries to continue Byron's dream of finding a homeworld for telepaths. Lise visits Garibaldi only to discover he's drinking again.
And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder
Episode 16: And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder (Jun 10, 1998)
The evidence collected against the Centauri is presented to the council of the Interstellar Alliance, and a boycott against the Centauri is issued. In reaction, the Centauri withdrawal from the Alliance and making it clear that they will circumvent the blockade by force if necessary.
Movements of Fire and Shadow (1)
Episode 17: Movements of Fire and Shadow (1) (Jun 17, 1998)
Sheridan finally authorizes the White Star fleet to participate in the war. Delenn travels to Minbar to start a Minbari/Earth joint project to build a prototype White Star destroyer class ship. And Vir hires Franklin and Lyta to investigate why the Drazi don't return the bodies from destroyed Centauri ships.
The Fall of Centauri Prime (2)
Episode 18: The Fall of Centauri Prime (2) (Oct 28, 1998)
As Centauri Prime is being bombarded, the Drakh, the real masters behind the war, reveal themselves to Londo. They force him to go along with their plan to alienate the Centauri from the Alliance, and use what's left as their new home.
The Wheel of Fire
Episode 19: The Wheel of Fire (Nov 04, 1998)
Earthforce orders the arrest of Lyta for financing terrorism against the PSI Corp. Sheridan confronts Garibaldi about his drinking. G'Kar struggles with his growing mass of worshippers.
Objects in Motion
Episode 20: Objects in Motion (Nov 11, 1998)
Tessa Holloran, former Number One of the Mars resistance, arrives with a warning for Lise and Michael - an assassin has been hired to kill them. Meanwhile, G'Kar gets ready to leave, though not everybody is happy about it.
Objects at Rest
Episode 21: Objects at Rest (Nov 18, 1998)
It is near the end of 2262, and many changes are abound. Londo, G'Kar and Garibaldi have already left, and Franklin will be taking up his new position on Earth shortly. Finally, Sheridan and Delenn leave for Minbar, where the Alliance's recently finished headquarters are located.
Sleeping in Light
Episode 22: Sleeping in Light (Nov 25, 1998)
Twenty years after his death and resurrection at Z'ha'dum, Sheridan feels his life force ebbing away, and invites some old friends for a final gathering.

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