We learn quite a chunk of information in this episode regarding the Earth-Minbari War and other Minbari history. Look back at this episode and previous episodes in the discussion here.
Gee, things are sure in a mess back home, aren’t they? How the heck did we get here? Talk about the series up to this point but no spoilers!
Well. well. Bester is back. You know that’s never good. And just when the Alliance was celebrating saving the universe.
And thus an interstellar war ended with a bang and then…a whimper? And we’re left to wonder just whether that satisfied and what comes next. Talk about this episode and events leading up to it here.
(Not “The Long Dark,” and not “The Long Twilight Struggle.” This is a completely different “long” episode.)
Alas, poor Cartagia. We knew him too well. So, whaddaya think of this episode? No spoilers, please.
While figures long regarded as godlike reveal themselves to be petty, the petty aspire to godhood. And that, Charlie Brown, is the true meaning of the episode title. Or whatever. Look, here, have a spoiler-free discussion thread.
(The thread descriptions can’t all be winners, OK?)
All right, all right, we apologize. It’s not a story about Sheridan receiving a jury summons after all. Hey! No spoilers!
Let’s talk about fireside chats, bargains struck in jail cells, and the healing power of personal logs, shall we?
Does this feel like a departure from or continuation of Season 3? Is this a deceptively calm episode or a relentless acceleration of the plot? (Podcast spoiler: We’ll take on these burning questions on the next episode!) Oh, and don’t spoil future episodes in this thread or we’ll sic the Egyptian God of Frustration on you.
To quote Chip in the episode: “Third season finale spectacular!”
What did you think about having such a massive cliffhanger for ending a season, especially given that at the time the next season was not guaranteed? What worked for you? What didn’t? Pull apart this episode and everything that has led us here in this space.