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The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time  

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List Rules Best Babylon 5 episodes, no matter how popular they are. of All Time

List of the best Babylon 5 episodes, as determined by voters like you. With CGI effects that were way ahead of it's time, Babylon 5 was one of the most critically acclaimed space operas of all time. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Babylon 5 episodes of all time are. Fans of Babylon 5 are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

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The Coming of Shadows is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Feb 01 1995
"The Coming of Shadows" is a key episode from the second season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5. It won the 1996 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation.
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Z'ha'dum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Sep 22 1996
Z'ha'dum is the final episode of the third season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.
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Severed Dreams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Apr 01 1996
The renegade destroyer ""Alexander"" arrives at Babylon 5 and Sheridan is forced to announce the station's secession from the Earth Alliance, and prepare for an attack by ...more
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Z'Ha'Dum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Season 3 Episode 22: Londo's political status changes. The history and motives of the Shadows are revealed.
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Sleeping in Light is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Nov 25 1998
Twenty years after his death and resurrection at Z'ha'dum, Sheridan feels his life force ebbing away, and invites some old friends for a final gathering.
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War Without End, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
May 20 1996
While Sheridan is unstuck in time, seeing a glimpse of a future Centauri Prime in ruins, the others continue with their plan to take Babylon 4 back in time.
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No Surrender, No Retreat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
May 26 1997
"No Surrender, No Retreat" is a key episode from the fourth season of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. The episode also gives its name to the entire fourth season of ...more
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War Without End (1) is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
May 16 1996
Ivanova gets a distress call from herself pleading for help as the Shadows destroy Babylon 5. It is dated eight days into the future. At the same time, on Minbar, Sinclair is given a ...more
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Endgame is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Oct 12 1997
"Endgame" is an episode from the fourth season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.
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The Deconstruction of Falling ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Season 4 Episode 22: In the season finale, the story of the InterStellar Alliance is projected eons into the future.
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Babylon Squared is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Aug 10 1994
Babylon 4 reappears at the same place it disappeared four years before, and Sinclair and Garibaldi lead an expedition to evacuate its crew. Meanwhile Delenn is summoned by the Grey council. They ...more
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Point of No Return is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Feb 26 1996
Clark has just declared marshal law, and while Nightwatch prepare to take control of the station, Zack has to decide whose side he's on. In an exercise of bad timing, the prophetic widow of ...more
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And the Rock Cried Out, No Hid... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Sep 08 1996
Londo forces Vir to participate in a plan to kill G'Kar. Sheridan struggles with figuring out the Shadows' tactics.
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The Fall of Centauri Prime is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Oct 28 1998
As Centauri Prime is being bombarded, the Drakh, the real masters behind the war, reveal themselves to Londo. They force him to go along with their plan to alienate the Centauri from the ...more
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Interludes and Examinations is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
May 06 1996
Morden returns to secure Londo's cooperation again, Garibaldi confronts Franklin about the stims and Kosh gives Sheridan a victory against the Shadows - but at a price.
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In the Beginning is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Jan 04 1998
The Earth military encounters an alien race called the Minbari. Through a series of accidents and misunderstandings, a war breaks out that nearly results in the death of every human on Earth. ...more
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Chrysalis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Oct 03 1994
"Chrysalis" is the final episode of the first season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.
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Shadow Dancing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Sep 15 1996
With the Shadows next target known, a massive counterattack is prepared. Ivanova and Marcus scout ahead in the White Star, while the fleet stands by in hyperspace. At the same time, Franklin ...more
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In the Shadow of Z'Ha'... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Season 2 Episode 16: Sheridan discovers the amazing truth about his wife's death--and Kosh reveals an ancient secret that threatens the universe.
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The Corps is Mother, The Corps... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Season 5 Episode 13: While tracking an unstable telepath trainee on Babylon 5, Bester instructs two interns on the motives of the Psi Corps.
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The Long Night is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Jan 27 1997
As reports that the Shadows are destroying planets too start to come in, Sheridan prepares for one final showdown with the Shadows and the Vorlons. Meanwhile on Narn, Londo makes everything ...more
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Passing Through Gethsemane is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Nov 27 1995
One of the monks starts having disturbing visions and realizes that his past may not be how he remembers it. Meanwhile Lyta causes a bit of commotion when she returns from the Vorlon homeworld.
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The Long, Twilight Struggle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Aug 01 1995
Draal reveals himself for Sheridan, while Refa and Londo set a plan in motion that will lead to the final defeat of the Narns.
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Signs and Portents is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Season 1 Episode 13: Londo finds a sacred Centauri relic. Pirate attacks on transport ships become more brazen.
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Voices of Authority is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Season 3 Episode 5: There's a new, powerful ally in the fight against the Shadows.