Things continue to coalesce in an episode with a surprising number of continuity callbacks all the way from the pilot. Talk about what goes on and how we got here in this chat.
We’re back in arc territory, or at least multiple plotlines are beginning to come together with probably tragic results in some cases. Here you can talk about what’s ahead for the Alliance and the Centauri, G’Kar and Lyta, Garibaldi and Lise, and anything else that is looming in the titular darkness.
See, this episode title is almost a pun, because Lennier and Findell were meditating on the brink of asphyxiation, and, and, and…
…listen, you have to like this episode because Chip likes puns.
When this episode first appeared, some fans decried it for not being “part of the arc,” or just a “slice of life.” Use the full power of your hindsight and let us know if they were right.
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.
It’s Psi Cop Bester’s turn for a day-in-the-life episode as we continue toward the end of the series. Here’s the place to talk about any events going forward from this point as well as events in the novels/comics/other 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 we can freely talk about the fallout from Lochley actually selling a part of the Babylon 5 station to the Brakiri when the Drazi had put in an offer first. And also Rebo and Zooty’s stellar careers as politicians, ushering in an era of peace that lasted centuries.
Or, you know, true spoilers from “Day of the Dead”.
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!
Now that we’re done with the Byron arc, what do you think about the stuff set up in “The Ragged Edge”?