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!)
A bit of a bottle show, “A View from the Gallery” is. And yet, Chip, Shannon and Erika found a few things here that are markers toward the rest of Season 5. What about you?
Telepath politics. Gunboat diplomacy. Newlywed apartment living. Doesn’t sound like much. SPOILER ALERT: We absofragginlutely loved this episode.
It was easy to get everyone to agree to do something. Now President Sheridan has to get them to all agree on how to do it. He gets unexpected help from the same telepath group that he granted sanctuary to.
Talk about this episode and everything before it here.
As if nearly being assassinated on the eve of his inauguration wasn’t bad enough, Interstellar Alliance President John Sheridan now has to pull off the impossible and convince everyone to sign the declaration of
independence principles even as G’Kar continues to edit the darn thing. And Lyta meets the new telepaths.
Chat about how these things shake out later in the season here.
It’s the second episode of a brand new season with a brand new status quo, so what do you do? Ignore all the new people and new situations, and do a character study about alllll of the bad decisions one man made over four years. It’s Londo’s “Come to Jesus moment” paired with Lennier’s “I’m off to the Foreign Legion” moment, in the most surreal episode yet of Babylon 5.
We have possibly set a record for the longest blog post title on b5audioguide.com.
But hey! Londo’s crisis was as serious as a heart attack! What’d you think of that, and of Lennier’s departure? Leave the spoilers in the other thread, please…
Wherein we discuss the putative redemption of one prime minister of Centauri Prime and the amorous pursuits of one Ranger trainee.
Somewhat to their surprise, the cast and crew and showrunner got their fifth season. But to quote some guy way back in the first, “Nothing’s the same anymore.” Sheridan’s wearing a suit, not a uniform. Ivanova’s gone. There’s a new face in the command center wearing a regulation Earthforce uniform. And then there’s Byron. Welcome to the TNT year of Babylon 5!
The season that JMS and crew never thought would arrive arrived. Let us know what you think of the kickoff to Babylon 5‘s final year. Spoilers to the left, please.