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The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time

Updated January 18, 2018 1.1k votes 86 voters 2.9k views118 items

List RulesBest 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.

List below includes Infection, The Wheel of Fire and more. What is the best Babylon 5 episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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  • Z'ha'dum1
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    Z'ha'dum

    Sep 22 1996

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number22

    Z'ha'dum is the final episode of the third season of the science fiction television series... more on Wikipedia
  • Severed Dreams2
    39
    11

    Severed Dreams

    Apr 01 1996

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number10

    The renegade destroyer ""Alexander"" arrives at Babylon 5 and Sheridan is forced to announce... more on Wikipedia
  • The Coming of Shadows3
    29
    2

    SeasonThe Coming of Shadows

    Episode Number9

    "The Coming of Shadows" is a key episode from the second season of the science fiction... more on Wikipedia
  • War Without End, Part 24

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number17

    While Sheridan is unstuck in time, seeing a glimpse of a future Centauri Prime in ruins, the...
  • Babylon Squared5
    27
    5

    Babylon Squared

    Aug 10 1994

    SeasonSigns and Portents

    Episode Number20

    Babylon 4 reappears at the same place it disappeared four years before, and Sinclair and... more on Wikipedia
  • Sleeping in Light6
    25
    5

    SeasonWheel of Fire

    Episode Number22

    Twenty years after his death and resurrection at Z'ha'dum, Sheridan feels his life force... more on Wikipedia
  • No Surrender, No Retreat7

    SeasonNo Surrender, No Retreat

    Episode Number15

    "No Surrender, No Retreat" is a key episode from the fourth season of the science-fiction... more on Wikipedia
  • Point of No Return8
    20
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    Point of No Return

    Feb 26 1996

    SeasonBabylon 5 - Season 3

    Episode Number9

    Clark has just declared marshal law, and while Nightwatch prepare to take control of the... more on Wikipedia
  • Endgame9
    22
    6

    Endgame

    Oct 12 1997

    SeasonNo Surrender, No Retreat

    Episode Number20

    "Endgame" is an episode from the fourth season of the science fiction television series... more on Wikipedia
  • Z'Ha'Dum10
    Season 3 Episode 22: Londo's political status changes. The history and motives of the Shadows are revealed.
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  • War Without End (1)11
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    War Without End (1)

    May 16 1996

    SeasonBabylon 5 - Season 3

    Episode Number16

    Ivanova gets a distress call from herself pleading for help as the Shadows destroy Babylon 5....
  • 12

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number20

    Londo forces Vir to participate in a plan to kill G'Kar. Sheridan struggles with figuring out... more on Wikipedia
  • The Deconstruction of Falling Stars13
    Season 4 Episode 22: In the season finale, the story of the InterStellar Alliance is projected eons into the future.
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  • In the Shadow of Z'Ha'Dum14
    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 Fall of Centauri Prime15
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    The Fall of Centauri Prime

    Oct 28 1998

    SeasonWheel of Fire

    Episode Number18

    As Centauri Prime is being bombarded, the Drakh, the real masters behind the war, reveal... more on Wikipedia
  • The Corps is Mother, The Corps is Father16
    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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  • Interludes and Examinations17

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number15

    Morden returns to secure Londo's cooperation again, Garibaldi confronts Franklin about the... more on Wikipedia
  • Shadow Dancing18
    13
    2

    Shadow Dancing

    Sep 15 1996

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number21

    With the Shadows next target known, a massive counterattack is prepared. Ivanova and Marcus... more on Wikipedia
  • Signs and Portents19
    Season 1 Episode 13: Londo finds a sacred Centauri relic. Pirate attacks on transport ships become more brazen.
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    12
    2

    Chrysalis

    Oct 03 1994

    SeasonSigns and Portents

    Episode Number22

    "Chrysalis" is the final episode of the first season of the science fiction television series... more on Wikipedia
  • 21

    SeasonThe Coming of Shadows

    Episode Number20

    Draal reveals himself for Sheridan, while Refa and Londo set a plan in motion that will lead... more on Wikipedia
  • In the Beginning22
    14
    9

    In the Beginning

    Jan 04 1998

    SeasonBabylon 5 - Season 0

    Episode Number2

    The Earth military encounters an alien race called the Minbari. Through a series of accidents...
  • The Long Night23
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    The Long Night

    Jan 27 1997

    SeasonNo Surrender, No Retreat

    Episode Number5

    As reports that the Shadows are destroying planets too start to come in, Sheridan prepares for... more on Wikipedia
  • Voices of Authority24
    Season 3 Episode 5: There's a new, powerful ally in the fight against the Shadows.
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  • 25

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number4

    One of the monks starts having disturbing visions and realizes that his past may not be how he... more on Wikipedia