Paul Winfield comes onto the station as General Richard Franklin (no relation to the Doctor Who actor, sorry) and brings 25,000 ground pounders with him as, one episode after the Narn-Centauri war began, our favorite space U.N. quickly takes on a decidedly military tone. Is “GROPOS” underrated? Were you squirming in your seats at Garibaldi and Dodger’s attempted assignation? For God’s sake, what about Keffer? And, for you folks who stick with us into the spoiler section–what is Chip’s greatest fear?
Welcome to your spoiler-free discussion thread for the least explanatory episode title in Babylon 5 thus far.
It’s a slice of life and character study episode, like we’ve had many times already in B5, only it’s in the shadow (ahem) of “The Coming of Shadows.” Whaddaya think about “GROPOS” and how does it fit into the five-year arc?