Point of No Return Part Six – Review of “Babylon 5” Season Three

DVD Cover Art for Season Three of "Babylon 5", Available on Amazon (Associates Link) To round out the series of essays on the third season of Babylon 5, there are three remaining episodes that set the trajectory for the final two seasons. By the end of the third season, sixty-six episodes had been filmed and … Continue reading Point of No Return Part Six – Review of “Babylon 5” Season Three

Point of No Return Part 5 – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

Box Cover Art for Season Three of "Babylon 5". Available on Amazon (Associates Link) If you enjoy this essay, consider clicking the Buy Me A Coffee button to the right and showing your support. Memberships start at $10 per month for early access to posts like this one. One-time donations also grant early access to … Continue reading Point of No Return Part 5 – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

“War Without End (Part One) – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

After the last essay on Season 3 of Babylon 5, I decided to skip the intervening episodes between the Earth Alliance Civil War arc and the next big arc of Season Three, War Without End. The episodes in between I’ll be covering in another essay after this. As it stands, I’ll end up with two … Continue reading “War Without End (Part One) – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

Point of No Return Part 2 – The Earth Alliance Civil War – “Babylon 5” Season Three

The first portion of Season 3, titled “Point of No Return”, helped to set up this four-episode arc that proved to be the major turning point for the season and the series as a whole. All of the decisions made by the lead characters and the tertiary characters back on Earth finally come home to … Continue reading Point of No Return Part 2 – The Earth Alliance Civil War – “Babylon 5” Season Three

Retrospective on “Babylon 5” Season Two “The Coming of Shadows” (Part 3)

Fan Art for Season Two of “Babylon 5”. Source In the final part of Season Two of Babylon 5, the series enters arguable it’s darkest moments (up to this point). Throughout the season, we’ve seen the descent of Londo Mollari in the darkness of his own ambitions, regardless of the consequences. We’ve seen EarthGov slipping further … Continue reading Retrospective on “Babylon 5” Season Two “The Coming of Shadows” (Part 3)

Retrospective of “Babylon 5” Season Two “The Coming of Shadows” (Part 2)

Fan Art for Season Two of "Babylon 5". Source The larger ideals cannot exist if the smaller ones are destroyed in the process. If there is one thread that exists throughout the second half of Season Two for Babylon 5, the paraphrased quote from the episode “There All the Honor Lies” sums it up well. … Continue reading Retrospective of “Babylon 5” Season Two “The Coming of Shadows” (Part 2)

Retrospective on “Babylon 5” Season Two “The Coming of Shadows” (Part 1)

Fan Art for Season Two of "Babylon 5". Source The Babylon Project was our last, best hope for peace. A self-contained world five miles long, located in neutral territory. A place of commerce and diplomacy for a quarter of a million humans and aliens. A shining beacon in space, all alone in the night. It … Continue reading Retrospective on “Babylon 5” Season Two “The Coming of Shadows” (Part 1)