Bester is back yet again, chasing yet another problem telepath to Babylon 5. This time his backup is two brand-new interns, about to get a fast education on pursuit procedures and just what it’s like having to work with mundanes who don’t trust you. Tell us what you thought of this episode here, without spoiling future episodes or any tie-in media.
What happens when a sci-fi show that has made it to the last of its planned seasons lands one of the hottest writers in comics to pen an episode?
You get a Babylon 5 episode that goes to some interesting places.
Here you can talk about Neil Gaiman’s “Day of the Dead” and the things that came before it.
Here’s the big thing we commented on as we recorded the podcast: this is the first time in ages, it feels like, that we’ve had the whole core cast involved in the story. What’d you think? No spoilers!
We shall not see the likes of that hair again.
Na’Toth’s back! Yay!
Bester’s back. Um, yay?
What did you think of the predicament Byron’s telepaths have gotten themselves into? And the sticky galacto-political situation? Let’s talk about this episode, but not the next one, here.
The poor Regent…
There are some definite parallels between the revelations about the Hyach-do and the telepaths. Did they make for a good episode? Please discuss in a way that preserves the awe and mystery of future episodes for our new viewers.
“How many wives has he got?” Did you see this revelation coming? Did it make sense? How are things going for our wayfaring telepaths? What do you think of Byron now? Aisle or window seat? Let’s talk about everything but the spoilers…
In which we see Ranger trainees as they try to apply what they’ve taken from their lessons to the reality of Babylon 5 and Captain Lochley as she continues to adjust to the realities of her new position. Does the titular learning curve get too steep at times? Talk about this episode and everything that came before here.
Mack and Bo are your guides to the mysterious world of Babylon 5 (and Babylon 5). And yet, you’ve presumably seen four seasons and change, so you pretty much know the place already, right? What did you think of their observations, the unusual format of the show, and what spoo tastes like? (Spoilers for the rest of Season 5 go in the other thread, please!)