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Midnight on the Firing Line
Production number: 103
Original US air date: January 26, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Richard Compton
Series premiere.

Commander Jeffrey Sinclair tries to keep the peace between various alien races on a 5 mile long space station.
A Narn attack on a Centauri agricultural colony (once owned by the Narns) could lead to war.
Meanwhile, Ivanova and Garibaldi try to stop attacks by Raiders.


Soul Hunter
Production number: 102
Original US air date: February 2, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jim Johnston

A disturbed alien from a race that collects the souls of the dying (Soul Hunters) arrives on B5.
After escaping Medlab, the alien abducts Delenn to steal her soul.
The new Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Stephen Franklin, reports for duty.


Born to the Purple
Production number: 104
Original air date: February 9, 1994
Written by Larry DiTillio
Directed by Bruce Seth Green

Centauri ambassador Londo Mollari is seduced by a dancer/slave, who steals files that could ruin his career.


Infection
Production number: 101
Original air date: February 18, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Richard Compton

Dr. Vance Hendricks, an archaeologist and old friend of Dr. Franklin arrives and asks the doctor for help studying ancient alien artifacts.
When the artifacts are accidentally activated by Hendricks' assistant, he is transformed into a living weapon programmed to destroy all those it sees as "genetic impurities".
It's up to Sinclair to stop it.


The Parliament of Dreams
Production number: 108
Original air date: February 23, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jim Johnston

The station hosts a religious festival where all the races are invited to demonstrate their religious customs.
Sinclair is reunited with old flame, Catherine Sakai.
Delenn's diplomatic aide, Lennier, arrives.
And an assassin targets G'Kar just as his new diplomatic aide, Na'Toth, also arrives.


Mind War
Production number: 110
Original air date: March 2, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Bruce Seth Green

Jason Ironheart, an old flame of Talia Winters and Psi Corps fugitive, arrives on B5.
He is a telepath who was the subject of an experiment to expand the limits of psychic powers.
Two Psi Cops arrive to take him back.
But Ironheart is changing... Meanwhile, Catherine Sakai is sent to planet Sigma 957 where she encounters something very alien.


The War Prayer
Production number: 107
Original air date: March 9, 1994
Written by D. C. Fontana
Directed by Richard Compton

A group of human racial fanatics known as the Home Guard begins attacking aliens aboard the station.
Malcolm Biggs, an old flame of Ivanova's, arrives hiding a dark agenda.
A young Centauri couple run away to B5 in hopes of escaping arranged marriages.


And the Sky Full of Stars
Production number: 106
Original air date: March 16, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

Two mysterious men arrive on the station and kidnap Sinclair.
Using drugs and a virtual reality machine, they force Sinclair to re-live the final battle of the Earth-Minbari War, the Battle of the Line, in order to discover what happened during the missing 24 hours of his memory.


Deathwalker
Production number: 113
Original air date: April 20, 1994
Written by Larry DiTillio
Directed by Bruce Seth Green

The notorious Dilgar war criminal Jha'dur, known as Deathwalker to the other races, arrives on B5 with an immortality serum.
Meanwhile, Talia is hired by Kosh.


Believers
Production number: 105
Original air date: April 27, 1994
Written by David Gerrold
Directed by Richard Compton

An alien couple bring their young son to Dr. Franklin with the hope that he can heal their child, but reject the only treatment that will save his life.
Franklin takes matters into his own hands.


Survivors
Production number: 111
Original air date: May 4, 1994
Written by Mark Scott Zicree
Directed by Jim Johnston

An explosion in a fighter bay right before a visit by the Earth Alliance president brings an old friend of Garibaldi's to B5 to investigate.
Garibaldi is named as the saboteur.

By Any Means Necessary
Production number: 114
Original air date: May 11, 1994
Written by Kathryn Drennan
Directed by Jim Johnston

A strike by the station's Docker's Guild threatens to shut down B5 after an accident kills and injures overworked dockers.
Orin Zento, a labor negotiator, is sent to resolve the conflict.
Meanwhile, G'Kar searches for a special plant used in Narn religious ceremonies.
Unfortunately, the only plant on the station is owned by his Centauri rival.


Signs and Portents
Production number: 116
Original air date: May 18, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

Raiders menace B5 space.
A mysterious man arrives asking the alien ambassadors a very strange question.
A Centauri lord and his prophetess-aunt Lady Ladira visit B5 to retrieve The Eye, a family heirloom.
Ladira foresees B5's destruction and Raiders attack.


TKO
Production number: 119
Original air date: May 25, 1994
Written by Larry DiTillio
Directed by John Flynn

A friend of Garibaldi's comes to B5 to participate in the Mutai, a brutal alien fighting match.
Ivanova is visited by a Rabbi friend to help her deal with the loss of her father.


Grail
Production number: 109
Original air date: July 6, 1994
Written by Christy Marx
Directed by Richard Compton

A man comes to B5 in search of the Holy Grail, and takes a petty thief under his wing.
Meanwhile, a brain-sucking creature is loose on the station.


Eyes
Production number: 122
Original air date: July 13, 1994
Written by Larry DiTillio
Directed by Jim Johnston

An Earthforce colonel arrives on B5 to investigate Sinclair and the command staff.
When they refuse to submit to a telepathic scan to prove their loyalty, the colonel takes command of the station.


Legacies
Production number: 115
Original air date: July 20, 1994
Written by D. C. Fontana
Directed by Bruce Seth Green

The body of an esteemed Minbari war leader disappears on B5.
Sinclair must work fast to prevent a war from breaking out over the incident.


A Voice in the Wilderness 1
Production number: 120
Original air date: July 27, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

Sinclair and Ivanova discover that the uninhabited planet B5 orbits may not be so uninhabited.
A communications blackout of Mars may mean trouble on the red planet.
Delenn's mentor visits B5.


A Voice in the Wilderness 2
Production number: 121
Original air date: August 3, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

Sinclair brings back an alien, he and Ivanova found inside Epsilon 3.
The planet begins to self destruct and will destroy the station unless someone takes the alien's place in the Great Machine.
Earth sends a warship to take control of the situation.


Babylon Squared
Production number: 118
Original air date: August 10, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jim Johnston

The crew receive a signal from Babylon 4, which mysteriously disappeared years earlier.
Sinclair and Garibaldi go to the phantom station to investigate.
Delenn is called by the Grey Council to lead her people.


The Quality of Mercy
Production number: 117
Original air date: August 17, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Lorraine Senna Ferrara

Franklin discovers a woman in Down Below who uses and alien machine to heal people.
A convicted serial killer, scheduled to be mindwiped, escapes custody.


Chrysalis
Production number: 112
Original air date: October 26, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

Garibaldi's investigation of a lurker's murder leads to a political conspiracy and betrayal.
Sinclair proposes to Catherine.
G'Kar leaves B5 in search of those behind the attacks on Narn colonies. Delenn enters a cocoon.



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Points of Departure
Production number: 201
Original air date: November 2, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

A new commander is assigned to B5 after Sinclair is sent to Minbar as an ambassador.
A renegade Minbari warship and it's crew come to B5.

Revelations
Production number: 202
Original air date: November 9, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jim Johnston

G'Kar returns from his search.
Sheridan learns why the Minbari surrendered.
Garibaldi recovers from his wound.
Delenn emerges from her cocoon, surprising everyone with her new appearance.

The Geometry of Shadows
Production number: 203
Original air date: November 16, 1994
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

Ivanova is promoted and ordered to find a way to stop the fighting that has broken out between Drazi factions.
Londo seeks an endorsement from the mysterious Technomages who are fleeing known space.
Garibaldi contemplates returning to duty.

A Distant Star
Production number: 204
Original air date: November 23, 1994
Written by D.C. Fontana
Directed by Jim Johnston

Captain Maynard, an old friend of Sheridan visits B5 to re-supply his explorer ship, making Sheridan feel tied down.
When Maynard's ship becomes trapped in hyperspace, Sheridan comes to the rescue.
Franklin puts the crew on special diets.
The Minbari on B5 no longer feel that Delenn is one of them.

The Long Dark
Production number: 205
Original air date: November 30, 1994
Written by Scott Frost
Directed by Mario DiLeo

An old Earth ship docks at B5 carrying a woman in stasis...and an ancient evil.
Garibaldi has his hands full with a crazy lurker preaching about the end of the world.

A Spider in the Web
Production number: 206
Original air date: December 7, 1994
Written by Lawrence G. DiTillio
Directed by Kevin Cremins

An old friend of Talia's, Future Corp representative Taro Isogi is murdered on B5 while negotiation with a Mars government representative.

A Race Through Dark Places
Production number: 208
Original air date: December 14, 1994
Written by Peter David
Directed by John C. Flinn, III

Bester returns to B5 to investigate a possible underground railroad for telepaths.
Delenn asks Sheridan to help her understand what it is to be human.

Soul Mates
Production number: 207
Original air date: January 25, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jim Johnston

Londo summons his three wives to B5 for an announcement and is nearly killed at his Ascension Day party.
Talia's ex-husband pays her a visit.
Delenn has trouble adjusting to her new body.

/font> The Coming of Shadows
Production number: 209
Original air date: February 1, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

The Centauri emperor visits B5.
G'Kar plots the emperor's assassination.
A strange visitor has an important message for Garibaldi.

GROPOS Production number: 210
Original air date: February 8, 1995
Written by Larry DiTillio
Directed by Jim Johnston

25,000 Earthforce marines are temporarily stationed on B5, causing considerable trouble for B5 crew and residents.

All Alone in the Night
Production number: 211
Original air date: February 15, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mario DiLeo

Sheridan investigates mysterious ship sightings and disappearances, then is captured by and alien ship.
Delenn is removed from the Grey Council.

Acts of Sacrifice
Production number: 212
Original air date: February 22, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jim Johnston

Fighting breaks out between the Narn and Centauri on the station.
G'Kar asks Sheridan and Delenn for military aid.
Londo's power grows.

Hunter, Prey
Production number: 213
Original air date: March 1, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Menachem Binetski

An EF special agent is sent to B5 to capture President Clark's personal physician, who has run to B5 with evidence against Clark.
Sheridan tries to get to know Kosh better.

There All the Honor Lies
Production number: 215
Original air date: April 26, 1995
Written by Peter David
Directed by Mike Vejar

Sheridan is forced to kill a Minbari in self defense, but a witness doesn't see it that way.
A gift shop opens on the station.

And Now For A Word
Production number: 214
Original air date: May 3, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mario DiLeo

ISN comes to B5 to do a story about the station and the staff, and get caught up in the Narn-Centauri conflict.

Knives
Production number: 217
Original air date: May 10, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

Sheridan begins hallucinating after exploring the "B5 Triangle".
An old friend visits Londo looking for help.

In the Shadow of Z'ha'dum
Production number: 216
Original air date: May 17, 1995
Written by Larry DiTillio
Directed by Stephen Posey

Sheridan arrests and interrogates Morden after learning he was on the same ship his wife died on.
Delenn and Kosh tell Sheridan about the Shadows.
Narn refugees flood the station.

Confessions and Lamentations
Production number: 218
Original air date: May 24, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Kevin Cremin

Sheridan quarantines B5 after Markabs begin dying from a plague.
Delenn and Lennier comfort the dying while Franklin races to find a cure.

Divided Loyalties
Production number: 220
Original air date: October 11, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jesus Trevino

Lyta Alexander returns to B5 to warn Sheridan that there is a spy in their midst.

The Long, Twilight Struggle
Production number: 219
Original air date: October 18, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John Flinn

The Narn-Centauri War comes to a head.
Draal invites Sheridan and Delenn down to the planet.
Delenn introduces Sheridan to the Rangers.

Comes the Inquisitor
Production number: 221
Original air date: October 25, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Laurence Vejar

Kosh sends and inquisitor to test Delenn and Sheridan.
G'Kar organizes a Narn resistance movement.

The Fall of Night
Production number: 222
Original air date: November 1, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

A representative from the Nightwatch and the Ministry of Peace come to B5 to negotiate with the victorious Centauri.
Sheridan gives shelter to a damaged Narn warship.
Kosh reveals himself to B5 residents when an assassin targets Sheridan.
The Shadows are exposed when Lt. Keffer is killed.



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Matters of Honor
Production number: 301
Original air week: November 6, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Kevin Cremin

Ranger Marcus Cole arrives to ask for Sheridan's help.
An Earthforce intelligence agent investigates Shadow sightings in B5 space.
Sheridan takes command of the new Minbari-Vorlon ship, White Star.
Londo cuts his ties with Morden.

Convictions
Production number: 302
Original air week: November 13, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

Lennier is injured saving Delenn and Londo from a mad bomber.
A group of monks take up residence on the station.

A Day in the Strife
Production number: 303
Original air week: November 20, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

An alien probe threatens the station.
The new Narn ambassador arrives to replace G'Kar.
Garibaldi confronts Franklin about his stim addiction.
Londo appoints Vir as the Centauri representative on Minbar.

Passing Through Gethsemane
Production number: 305
Original air week: November 27, 1995
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Adam Nimoy

One of Brother Theo's monks learns he was a mindwiped criminal when his victims families seek revenge.
Lyta returns to B5 as Kosh's assistant.

Voices of Authority
Production number: 304
Original air week: January 29, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Menachem Binitsky

Ivanova and Marcus search for First Ones to join in the fight against the Shadows.
A political officer is sent to keep watch on Sheridan.
G'Kar investigates the Rangers.
Ivanova finds evidence of Clark's involvement in Santiago's death.

Dust to Dust
Production number: 306
Original air week: February 5, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

Bester comes to B5 to capture a Dust dealer.
G'Kar uses Dust to invade Londo's mind.
Vir returns from Minbar.

Exogenesis
Production number: 307
Original air week: February 12, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Kevin Cremin

Lurkers are being infected with alien parasites.
Sheridan and Ivanova try to recruit Corwin.
Marcus takes an interest in Ivanova.

Messages From Earth
Production number: 308
Original air week: February 19, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

Garibaldi helps an archaeologist on the run who has info on the Shadows.
The Nightwatch become suspicious of Sheridan.

Point of No Return
Production number: 309
Original air week: February 26, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jim Johnston

Martial law is declared throughout the Earth Alliance, including B5.
Nightwatch plots to take over the station.
The late Emperor Turhan's wife visits Londo.

Severed Dreams
Production number: 310
Original air week: April 1, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

B5 breaks away from Earth.
Clark sends forces to re-take the station.
Delenn breaks the Grey Council.

Ceremonies of Light and Dark
Production number: 311
Original air week: April 8, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John Flinn III

Delenn prepares to perform a rebirth ceremony for the crew, but Nightwatch members in hiding on B5 kidnap her and a Minbari captain.

Sic Transit Vir
Production number: 313
Original air week: April 15, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jesus Trevino

Vir discovers he's married when his new wife arrives, and a Narn assassin targets her.
Vir is behind a Narn underground railroad.
Sheridan and Delenn get closer.

A Late Delivery From Avalon
Production number: 312
Original air week: April 22, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

A man claiming to be King Arthur arrives.
Sheridan tries to get the other races to sign a defense treaty.

Ship of Tears
Production number: 314
Original air week: April 29, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

Bester arrives seeking Sheridan's help intercepting a weapons shipment meant for the Shadows, which turns out to be altered telepaths.
G'Kar is welcomed into the War Council.

Interludes and Examinations
Production number: 315
Original air week: May 6, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jesus Trevino

The Shadows begin attacking openly.
The Vorlons score a victory over the Shadows...but at a price.
Londo eagerly awaits the arrival of Adira Tyree (Born to the Purple).
Morden tricks Londo into renewing their association.
Franklin resigns.

War Without End 1
Production number: 316
Original air week: May 13, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

After receiving a 1000 year old letter, Ambassador Sinclair returns to B5.
Ivanova picks up a distress call...from herself. The Great Machine on Epsilon 3 begins opening a time rift in Sector 13...where B4 disappeared.

War Without End 2
Production number: 317
Original air week: May 20, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

Sheridan finds himself 17 years in the future on a devastated Centauri Prime.
Sinclair, Delenn, Ivanova and Marcus prepare B4 to be sent back in time.

Walkabout
Production number: 318
Original air week: September 30, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Kevin Cremin

The new Vorlon ambassador arrives.
Sheridan tests his theory about telepaths being used as weapons against the Shadows.
Franklin goes "walkabout" to find himself.

Grey 17 is Missing
Production number: 319
Original air week: October 7, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John Flinn III

Garibaldi discovers an entire level of Grey Sector is missing.
Delenn is named the new leader of the Rangers, but is opposed by Neroon.
Sheridan begins recruiting telepaths for the war.

And the Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place
Production number: 320
Original air week: October 14, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

Londo and Refa plot against each other.
Sheridan tries to figure out the Shadows' strategy.
A group of religious leaders from Earth arrive with info for Sheridan.
Delenn reveals the existence of a White Star fleet to Sheridan.

Shadow Dancing
Production number: 321
Original air week: October 21, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Kim Friedman

Sheridan and Delenn plan an attack on the Shadows in Sector 83.
Franklin is stabbed in Down Below.
Sheridan's supposedly dead wife, Anna, arrives on B5.

Z'ha'dum
Production number: 322
Original air week: October 28, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Adam Nimoy

Sheridan and Anna head to Z'ha'dum.
Shadows attack the station.
Sheridan learns more about the war between the Vorlons and the Shadows.
After destroying the Shadow capitol, Sheridan is presumed dead.



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The Hour of the Wolf
Production number: 401
Original air week: November 4, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

The apparent death of Sheridan causes the alliance on B5 to crumble.
Ivanova, Delenn and Lyta go to Z'ha'dum to find Sheridan.
Londo returns to Centauri Prime.
On Z'ha'dum, Sheridan meets a strange alien.

Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?
Production number: 402
Original air week: November 11, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Kevin Dobson

G'Kar is captured by the Centauri while searching for Garibaldi, who is being held by the Psi Corps.
Delenn fasts, feeling responsible for Sheridan's death and the break up of the alliance.
Sheridan learns more about Lorien.

The Summoning
Production number: 403
Original air week: November 18, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John McPherson

Delenn plans to attack Z'ha'dum, but the other races try to stop her.
Ivanova and Marcus go in search of more First Ones.
Garibaldi is found.
Sheridan returns from Z'ha'dum with Lorien.

Falling Toward Apotheosis
Production number: 404
Original air week: November 25, 1996
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

The Vorlons and Shadows strike at each other's supporters.
Sheridan plans to get rid of the Vorlon ambassador.
Garibaldi attitude changes.
Delenn learns the price Sheridan paid for going to Z'ha'dum.
Sheridan proposes to Delenn.

The Long Night
Production number: 405
Original air week: January 27, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John LaFia

Londo and Vir carry out Cartagia's assassination on the Narn homeworld.
G'Kar is freed and asked to be the new Narn leader.
Sheridan lures the Vorlons to Coriana 6.
The Shadows begin using their own planet-killer.

Into the Fire
Production number: 406
Original air week: February 3, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Kevin Dobson

Ivanova finds all the remaining First Ones.
The final battle of the Shadow War is fought at Coriana 6.
Londo and Vir race to remove all signs of Shadow influence on Centauri Prime.

Epiphanies
Production number: 407
Original air week: February 10, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John Flinn III

Clark outlaws travel to B5.
Bester wants Sheridan to take him to Z'ha'dum, which is later destroyed by Lyta.
Servants of the Shadows have fled Z'ha'dum and end up on Centauri Prime.

The Illusion of Truth
Production number: 408
Original air week: February 17, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Stephen Furst

ISN returns to B5, but edits their footage in such a way as to promote Clark's propaganda about the station.

Atonement
Production number: 409
Original air week: February 24, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Tony Dow

Delenn is called to Minbar to explain her relationship with Sheridan.
We learn her role in the Earth-Minbari War.

Racing Mars
Production number: 410
Original air week: April 21, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jesus Trevino

Sheridan confronts Garibaldi about his behavior.
Marcus and Franklin reach Mars.
Delenn talks Sheridan into participating in a Minbari mating ritual.

Lines of Communication
Production number: 411
Original air week: April 28, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John Flinn III

Sheridan devises a plan to counter the false ISN reports.
Dr. Franklin and Marcus address the Resistance leaders in an attempt to persuade them to follow Sheridan's strategy.
Delenn makes plans to return home to avert a potential civil war.

Conflicts of Interest
Production number: 412
Original air week: May 5, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

Ivanova gives the first broadcast of "The Voice of the Resistance."
Garibaldi accepts a new job on Mars. Sheridan proposes a plan to protect all Non-Aligned worlds from potential raiders.

Rumors, Bargains and Lies
Production number: 413
Original air week: May 12, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

Sheridan manipulates the League of Non-Aligned Worlds into demanding protection of their borders from the White Star Fleet.
Delenn meets with Neroon in a misguided attempt to work together to stop a civil war on Minbar.

Moments of Transition
Production number: 414
Original air week: May 19, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Tony Dow

Delenn makes the ultimate sacrifice for her people.
Lyta accepts Bester's proposition in an act of desperation.
Ivanova has horrific news for Sheridan.
Scott Adams, creator of the comic strip, "Dilbert", makes a cameo appearance.

No Surrender, No Retreat
Production number: 415
Original air week: May 26, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

Sheridan retaliates against Clark's destroyers at Proxima 3, and is able to return control of the planet to their local government.
The Centauri and Narn governments sign a joint-statement in support of Sheridan's fight against Earth.

The Exercise of Vital Powers
Production number: 416
Original air week: June 2, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John LaFia

Garibaldi reaches Mars where he finally meets William Edgars, and must make one of the toughest decisions of his life.
Franklin is amazed when Lyta makes contact with his unconscious telepathic patient.

The Face of the Enemy
Production number: 417
Original air week: June 9, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

Garibaldi and Edgars plot to bait and capture Sheridan. Lyta explains her fear of an impending war between telepaths and mundanes to Franklin.
Garibaldi learns of a much greater threat to Humans than President Clark.

Intersections in Real Time
Production number: 418
Original air week: June 16, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John LaFia

Imprisoned on Mars, an Earth official tries to force Sheridan to sign a confession.

Between the Darkness and the Light
Production number: 419
Original air week: October 6, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

Lyta, Franklin and Garibaldi work to help Sheridan escape.
Ivanova leads the White Stars in an attack against advanced Earth destroyers.
Sheridan returns to Babylon 5 and plans to lead the last battle of the Resistance.

Endgame
Production number: 420
Original air week: October 13, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John Copeland

Led by Sheridan, the Resistance begins the final strike to free Earth and Mars.
President Clark makes his last move against Sheridan, and Earth.

Rising Star
Production number: 421
Original air week: October 20, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Tony Dow

John Sheridan resigns from Earthforce.
The League of Non Aligned Worlds is dissolved, and a new Alliance is born.
Earth declares Mars an independent world.

The Deconstruction of Falling Stars
Production number: 422
Original air week: October 27, 1997
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Stephen Furst

In the season finale, the story of the InterStellar Alliance is projected eons into the future.



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No Compromises
Production number: 501
Original US air date: Jan. 21, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

Season 5 premiere. Captain Lochley, Ivanova's replacement, arrives on the station and is greeted by the chaos surrounding the preparations for Sheridan's inauguration as president of the Alliance.
An attempt on Sheridan's life is foiled with the help of a young renegade telepath.

The Very Long Night of Londo Mollari
Production number: 502
Original US air date: Jan. 28, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

Londo suffers an extremely serious heart attack.
His survival depends on more than just his physical condition, as he must face his greatest fear and heal his inner soul.
Lennier requests to return to Minbar to join the Rangers.

The Paragon of Animals
Production number: 503
Original US air date: Feb. 04, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

Lyta begins to get involved with the telepaths seeking to start a colony.
We learn more about why they're there and what they are planning to do.
At the request of Sheridan, G'Kar drafts the fledgling Alliance's Declaration of Principles.
Garibaldi and Byron square off about the role of refugee telepaths on Babylon 5.

A View from the Gallery
Production number: 504
Original US air date: Feb. 11, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski and Harlan Ellison
Directed by Janet Greek

In the midst of heroes and their battles, there still must be someone to clean things up, do repairs and generally get along with life.
Mack and Bo, two ordinary crewmen, pursue their normal routine while the station defends itself against an intense alien attack.
During the attack, G'Kar and Londo take shelter and discuss their respective childhoods.

Learning Curve
Production number: 505
Original US air date: Feb. 18, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

Episode centers around Tannier (Brendan Ford) and Rastenn (Nathan Anderson), two young Minbari Ranger trainees who accompany their teacher to B5.
We learn more about the Rangers, how they react to certain problems, and learn more about their teachings.
Turhan Bey (the Centauri Emperor from "The Coming of Shadows") plays one of Delenn's mentors.
Zack has to learn to deal with Garibaldi's presence on the station.

Strange Relations
Production number: 506
Original US air date: Feb. 25, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John C Flinn III

Bester arrives on the station with his Psi Corps blood hounds to claim the telepaths who have taken refuge there.
When Garibaldi confronts Bester, Lochley intervenes and sends him to cool off in the brig.
After Londo escapes an assassination attempt, Delenn makes and interesting choice for his bodyguard -- G'Kar.

Secrets of the Soul
Production number: 507
Original US air date: Mar. 04, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Tony Dow

While collecting and collating information on inter-species diseases, Franklin discovers a centuries-old dark secret that one alien race - the Hyach - are desperately trying to hide and will kill to keep - genocide.
The Hyachs have killed off another group of people that grew up on the same planet, called the Hyach-Dohs.
We find out in this episode that they needed to interbreed with them to survive.
Byron and Lyta reach a new understanding and reveal a painful secret she's been keeping.
Byron has a love scene with Lyta and sees into her soul, certain revelations about the Vorlon's hand in the evolution of telepaths come about.

Day of the Dead
Production number: 510
Original US air date: Mar. 11, 1998
Written by Neil Gaiman
Directed by Doug Lefler

The station eagerly awaits the arrival of the universally famous comedy team of Rebo and Zooty (guest stars Penn and Teller).
The Brakiri negotiate to buy a portion of Babylon 5 to celebrate a religious holiday, the Day of the Dead, that brings old friends and enemies to the station.
During this time of isolation, Garibaldi, Lennier, Londo and Capt. Lochley are accidentally shut away with them.
Morden, Dodger ("GROPOS"), Adira Tyree ("Born to the Purple"), and others come back to life for 24 hours.

In the Kingdom of the Blind
Production number: 508
Original US air date: Mar. 18, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

Byron's telepaths, armed with information unlocked from Lyta's subconscious, present the Interstellar Alliance with an ultimatum.
Londo and G'Kar visit Centauri Prime with unsettling consequences.
Damian London (the Regent) reappears.

A Tragedy of Telepaths
Production number: 509
Original US air date: Mar. 25, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Tony Dow

The situation with the telepaths continues to deteriorate and the Alliance members begin to accuse one another of the mysterious attacks on each other's ships.
On Centauri Prime, Londo and G'Kar find an old friend - Na'Toth - in a nearly forgotten place.

Phoenix Rising
Production number: 511
Original US air date: Apr. 01, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by David Eagle

The telepath situation becomes critical and Bester arrives to take control, but first he must face an enraged Garibaldi.

The Ragged Edge
Production number: 512
Original US air date: Apr. 08, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John Copeland

Garibaldi tracks the growing mysterious attacks on alliance shipping lines to the Drazi Homeworld.
Much of the episode takes place on the Drazi Homeworld.

The Corps is Mother, The Corps is Father
Production number: 513
Original US air date: Apr. 14, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Stephen Furst

We see the inner workings of the Psi Corps as Bester trains two new Psi Cops and returns to Babylon 5 in pursuit of a dangerous telepath.

Meditations on the Abyss
Production number: 514
Original US air date: May 27, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Michael Vejar

Without Sheridan's knowledge, Delenn calls on Lennier for a secret mission to find out who is really behind the strikes by the raiders.

Darkness Ascending
Production number: 515
Original US air date: June 3, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

Lennier bravely risks his life and succeeds in obtaining the evidence the Alliance needs about the raiders; Lyta searches for alternatives concerning the telepaths.

And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder
Production number: 516
Original US air date: June 10, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Goran Gajic

The Alliance discovers who is behind attacks on various alien races.
Sheridan's plan to avert war hinges on Garibaldi; A distressed Londo returns to Centauri Prime with G'Kar.

Movements of Fire and Shadow
Production number: 517
Original US air date: June 17, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John Flinn

Delenn goes to Minbar on a peace mission; Londo and G'Kar are imprisoned on Centauri Prime.
Lyta and Franklin go to the Drazi homeworld for Vir. Londo and G'Kar share a cell.
Wayne Alexander is back as a Drakh.

The Fall of Centauri Prime
Production number: 518
Original US air date: Oct. 28, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Douglas Wise

Londo learns the Drakh's motives and his fate.
Sheridan searches for Delenn's lost ship.
Blends with the previous episode.
The episode concentrates on G'Kar and Londo, and also on Lennier and Delenn on the White Star.

The Wheel of Fire
Production number: 519
Original US air date: Nov 04, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

Garibaldi is confronted by Sheridan over his alcoholism and makes a decision.
Lyta jeopardizes her safety.
A major revelation about Lochley's past gives her a link with Garibaldi.
Lise Hampton returns.

Objects in Motion
Production number: 520
Original US air date: Nov 11, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski & Harlan Ellison
Directed by Jesus Trevino

Several friends prepare to leave B5 forever.
An assassin comes for Garibaldi, but Sheridan has a plan.

Objects at Rest
Production number: 521
Original US air date: Nov 18, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by John Copeland

Amidst farewells and new beginnings, disaster occurs as Sheridan and Delenn travel to their new home.
A trusted friend betrays Sheridan.

Sleeping in Light
Production number: 522
Original US air date: Nov 25, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by J. Michael Straczynski

Series finale.
Twenty years after the formation of the Interstellar Alliance, Sheridan summons his dearest surviving friends for a bittersweet reunion.
Lorien returns for Sheridan.



TV MOVIES



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The Gathering
Original air date: Feb 22, 1993
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Richard Compton

Pilot movie.
In the year 2257, Babylon 5, an immense human space station located in neutral territory, tries to keep the peace between hostile alien races while serving as an economic and social port.

In the Beginning
Original air date: Jan 04, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

This is the prequel to the Babylon Project, set during the Earth/Minbari War.
JMS is going to frame the story around Londo telling the story of the E/M War to some kids on Centauri Prime when he is old and the Emperor (in 2275 while he waits for Sheridan and Delenn to be brought before him as seen in War Without End part 2).

Thirdspace
Original air date: July 19, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Jesus Trevino
Set after events in Into the Fire.
The crew discovers a mysterious, ancient artifact - a jumpgate of some kind - in hyperspace which has a strange affect on the station's inhabitants.

The River of Souls
Original air date: Nov. 8, 1998
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Janet Greek

Takes place six months into 2263.
An archaeologist sneaks a globe containing millions of souls to B5, unaware that the owners are not far behind.
The souls are accidentally released causing chaos aboard the station.
Lochley locks horns with the lawyer of the new holo-brothel.
Martin Sheen plays the Souls Hunter and Ian McShane plays the archaeologist, Dr. Bryson.

A Call to Arms
Original air date: Jan. 3, 1999
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Directed by Mike Vejar

This is the lead-in to Crusade.
A Technomage's warning propels Sheridan to seek out new allies in order to save Earth from certain annihilation by the Drakh.