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“Babylon 5” Retrospective (Legacy)

Twenty years later, what is the legacy of Babylon 5? *** SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE FINISHED WATCHING Babylon 5 ***

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“Babylon 5” Retrospective (The Characters)

Babylon 5 was ahead of its times, in both good ways and bad. *** SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE FINISHED WATCHING Babylon 5 ***

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“Babylon 5” Retrospective (The Story)

Despite some issues with pacing, Babylon 5 remains one of the most complex stories ever told on television . *** SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE FINISHED WATCHING Babylon 5 ***

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“Babylon 5: In the Beginning”

More fan service than story. *** SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE FINISHED WATCHING In the Beginning *** 

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“Babylon 5” (Season 5)

Some resolution for hanging plot threads and the characters, but was it necessary? *** SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE FINISHED WATCHING SEASON 5*** 

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“Babylon 5” (Season 4)

Some excellent material in the beginning and end, but the middle of this season feels anticlimactic. *** SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE FINISHED WATCHING SEASON 4***

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“Babylon 5” (Season 3)

The Shadow War intensifies and Babylon 5 goes through exciting changes, but the characters still feel underdeveloped. *** SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE FINISHED WATCHING SEASON 3***

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“Babylon 5” (Season 2)

Excellent continuation of the Narn-Centauri conflict is undermined by weak standalone episodes and limited character growth. *** SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE FINISHED WATCHING SEASON 2***

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“Babylon 5” (Season 1)

Babylon 5 is set over 200 years in the future. The space station Babylon 5 serves as a sort of futuristic United Nations, a place for alien races to settle disputes peacefully. The station is run by Earth Force Commander Jeffrey … Continue reading

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Babylon 5 watch

I’m doing something I swore I’d never do: watch Babylon 5. Babylon 5 was an early attempt to tell serialized science fiction stories on TV during the mid-1990s, long before serialization became the norm. It was marketed as the “anti-Trek” … Continue reading

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