TV episodes The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time  

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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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War Without End, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
War Without End, Part 2 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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Severed Dreams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Severed Dreams 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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Endgame is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Endgame Oct 12 1997 "Endgame" is an episode from the fourth season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.

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Z'ha'dum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Z'ha'dum 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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War Without End (1) is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
War Without End (1) 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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The Coming of Shadows is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
The Coming of Shadows 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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Sleeping in Light is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Sleeping in Light 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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And the Rock Cried Out, No Hid... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added And the Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place 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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Interludes and Examinations is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Interludes and Examinations 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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No Surrender, No Retreat is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
No Surrender, No Retreat 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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Shadow Dancing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Shadow Dancing 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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Babylon Squared is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Babylon Squared 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) 13 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Point of No Return 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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Between the Darkness and the L... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Between the Darkness and the Light Oct 06 1997 Garibaldi is barely able to convince Lyta and Franklin that his recent behavior was caused by Bester, and they organize a rescue for Sheridan. Meanwhile, Ivanova gets word that a trap has been ...more

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In the Beginning is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
In the Beginning 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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In the Shadow of Z'ha'dum is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
In the Shadow of Z'ha'dum May 10 1995 Sheridan is shocked to learn that one of the crew of the Icarus, a science ship that exploded with his wife aboard, is alive - namely Mr. Morden. A representative of the Ministry of Peace comes ...more

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The Fall of Centauri Prime is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
The Fall of Centauri Prime 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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Movements of Fire and Shadow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Movements of Fire and Shadow Jun 17 1998 Sheridan finally authorizes the White Star fleet to participate in the war. Delenn travels to Minbar to start a Minbari/Earth joint project to build a prototype White Star destroyer class ship. ...more

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Passing Through Gethsemane is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Passing Through Gethsemane 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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Comes the Inquisitor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Comes the Inquisitor Aug 08 1995 "Comes the Inquisitor" is an episode from the second season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.

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Into the Fire is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Into the Fire Feb 03 1997 In the hours before the Shadows and the Vorlons meet Sheridan's alliance at Corriana 6, Ivanova and Lorien search the last of the First Ones, and Londo races back to Centauri Prime in hope of ...more

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Falling Toward Apotheosis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Falling Toward Apotheosis Nov 25 1996 With the Vorlons destroying whole worlds, Babylon 5 is struggling to cope with the refugees. And with one Vorlon aboard, they cannot make a move without them knowing about it. So Sheridan ...more

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The Face of the Enemy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
The Face of the Enemy Jun 09 1997 After arranging for the arrest of Sheridan's father, Garibaldi gives his former commander the news, and urges him to come to Mars to arrange a rescue operation. But Garibaldi drugs Sheridan as ...more

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Chrysalis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Chrysalis Oct 03 1994 "Chrysalis" is the final episode of the first season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.

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The Fall of Night is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added The Fall of Night Aug 15 1995 Two officials from the Ministry of Peace come to Babylon 5; one to deal with the Centauri's continued expansion, and the other to check on the local Nightwatch. Meanwhile a Narn heavy cruiser ...more

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Confessions and Lamentations is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Confessions and Lamentations May 24 1995 A 100% fatal and 100% contagious plague is killing the Markabs. Dr. Franklin tries to find a cure, but is being opposed by the Markabs themselves, who believe the plague only affect the

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The Long, Twilight Struggle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added The Long, Twilight Struggle 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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Messages from Earth is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Messages from Earth Feb 19 1996 An archeologist is brought Babylon 5 with a grave massage - a dormant Shadow ship has been found on Ganymede. It must be destroyed before it falls into the hands of President Clark.

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The Long Night is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
The Long Night 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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Whatever Happened to Mr. Garib... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi? Nov 11 1996 "Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?" is an episode from the fourth season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.

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The Hour of the Wolf is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added The Hour of the Wolf Nov 04 1996 In the aftermath of the explosion on Z'ha'dum, Sheridan is presumed dead and Garibaldi is missing. Delenn struggles to keep the alliance against the Shadows together, and Londo takes up his new ...more

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Soul Mates is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Soul Mates Dec 14 1994 Londo summons his three wives to Babylon 5 so he can divorce two of them, Talia gets a visit from her obnoxious ex-husband - the only man ever to leave the PSI Corps... and Delenn has her first ...more

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And Now for a Word is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added And Now for a Word May 03 1995 We see life on Babylon 5 through the eyes of ISN, supplemented by interviews, statistics and even a few commercials.

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Walkabout is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Walkabout Aug 18 1996 The new Vorlon ambassador arrives, Sheridan decides it's time to test just how effective telepaths are against the Shadow ships, and Franklin is on walkabout in Downbelow and falls in love with ...more

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Mind War is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Mind War Season 1 Episode 6: Talia's former lover and teacher, who can kill with pure thought, flees from the cops and ends up on Babylon 5.

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And the Sky Full of Stars is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
And the Sky Full of Stars Season 1 Episode 8: Sinclair is kidnapped by people who want to know what happened when he disappeared in the last battle of the Earth/Minbari war, knowledge that even Sinclair does not know.

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War Without End: Part I is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
War Without End: Part I Season 3 Episode 16: Sinclair returns to accompany Sheridan on a life-threatening mission involving Babylon 4.

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Signs and Portents is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Signs and Portents Season 1 Episode 13: Londo finds a sacred Centauri relic. Pirate attacks on transport ships become more brazen.

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Lines of Communication is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Lines of Communication Season 4 Episode 11: Delenn meets the Drakhs for the first time.

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Rumors, Bargains & Lies is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Rumors, Bargains & Lies Season 4 Episode 13: Sheridan manipulates planetary leaders to band against ruthless raiders.

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In the Shadow of Z'Ha'... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
In the Shadow of Z'Ha'Dum 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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Z'Ha'Dum is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Z'Ha'Dum Season 3 Episode 22: Londo's political status changes. The history and motives of the Shadows are revealed.

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The Parliament of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
The Parliament of Dreams Season 1 Episode 5: An assassin stalks G'Kar while a conference on the religious beliefs of various alien cultures takes place. Sinclair meets an old girlfriend.

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Born to the Purple is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Born to the Purple Season 1 Episode 3: Londo falls for a nightclub dancer who tries to get confidential information from him.

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The Summoning is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added The Summoning Nov 18 1996 Ivanova and Marcus take a White Star out to search for more first ones to aid in the war, while Londo tries to convince G'Kar to swallow his pride so Cartagia will find him entertaining. A ...more

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Ceremonies of Light and Dark is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Ceremonies of Light and Dark Apr 08 1996 "Ceremonies of Light and Dark" is an episode from the third season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.

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Midnight on the Firing Line is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Midnight on the Firing Line Season 1 Episode 1: Sinclair tries to calm things down after a Narn attack on a peaceful Centauri agricultural colony rekindles old hatreds.

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Babylon 5: The Gathering is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Babylon 5: The Gathering The first mission of Babylon 5's commander a peace conference between four alien races appears doomed when an ambassador is attacked and the commander is implicated as the assailant.

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Dust to Dust is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
Umberhaven added Dust to Dust Feb 05 1996 Bester comes to the station to track down a dealer of Dust - an illegal drug that gives normal people temporary telepathic powers. G'Kar is also interested in the drug. He sees it as a potential ...more

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A Late Delivery from Avalon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time
A Late Delivery from Avalon Season 3 Episode 13: Sheridan urges the planetary leaders to ratify the peace-keeping Babylon Treaty.