Entertainment
104 voters

The Best Babylon 5 Episodes of All Time

Updated January 26, 2021 1.3k votes 104 voters 3.1k 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.
...more
  • 1
    Apr 01 1996
    43
    11

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number10

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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 Clark's forces. Meanwhile  ...more
  • 2
    Sep 22 1996
    35
    4

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number22

    SeriesBabylon 5

    Z'ha'dum is the final episode of the third season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.  ...more
  • 3
    30
    2

    SeasonThe Coming of Shadows

    Episode Number9

    SeriesBabylon 5

    "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.  ...more
  • 4

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number17

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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.  ...more
  • 5

    SeasonNo Surrender, No Retreat

    Episode Number15

    SeriesBabylon 5

    "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 the series, thus  ...more
  • 6
    26
    6

    SeasonWheel of Fire

    Episode Number22

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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.  ...more
  • 7
    23
    2

    SeasonBabylon 5 - Season 3

    Episode Number9

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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 emperor  ...more
  • 8
    Aug 10 1994
    24
    3

    SeasonSigns and Portents

    Episode Number20

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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
  • 9
    Season 3 Episode 22: Londo's political status changes. The history and motives of the Shadows are revealed.
    Amazon_watch buy button
  • 10
    Umberhaven addedSep 08 1996
    22
    3

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number20

    SeriesBabylon 5

    Londo forces Vir to participate in a plan to kill G'Kar. Sheridan struggles with figuring out the Shadows' tactics.  ...more
  • 11
    25
    9

    SeasonBabylon 5 - Season 3

    Episode Number16

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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
  • 12
    Season 2 Episode 16: Sheridan discovers the amazing truth about his wife's death--and Kosh reveals an ancient secret that threatens the universe.
    Amazon_watch buy button
  • 13

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number15

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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.  ...more
  • 14

    SeasonWheel of Fire

    Episode Number18

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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 Alliance,  ...more
  • 15
    Season 4 Episode 22: In the season finale, the story of the InterStellar Alliance is projected eons into the future.
    Amazon_watch buy button
  • 16
    Sep 15 1996
    15
    2

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number21

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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 finally  ...more
  • 17
    Season 1 Episode 13: Londo finds a sacred Centauri relic. Pirate attacks on transport ships become more brazen.
    Amazon_watch buy button
  • 18
    Umberhaven addedOct 03 1994
    13
    2

    SeasonSigns and Portents

    Episode Number22

    SeriesBabylon 5

    "Chrysalis" is the final episode of the first season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.  ...more
  • 19
    Umberhaven addedNov 16 1994
    14
    4

    SeasonThe Coming of Shadows

    Episode Number3

    SeriesBabylon 5

    A mysterious group known as ""techno-mages"" take up temporary residence at Babylon 5 and Londo is very eager to get an audience with them. Meanwhile the Drazi cause problems for the newly promoted  ...more
  • 20
    Jan 04 1998
    19
    9

    SeasonBabylon 5 - Season 0

    Episode Number2

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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. The war
  • 21
    Umberhaven addedAug 01 1995
    13
    2

    SeasonThe Coming of Shadows

    Episode Number20

    SeriesBabylon 5

    Draal reveals himself for Sheridan, while Refa and Londo set a plan in motion that will lead to the final defeat of the Narns.  ...more
  • 22
    Season 3 Episode 5: There's a new, powerful ally in the fight against the Shadows.
    Amazon_watch buy button
  • 23

    SeasonNo Surrender, No Retreat

    Episode Number19

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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 set at  ...more
  • 24
    Oct 12 1997
    20
    14

    SeasonNo Surrender, No Retreat

    Episode Number20

    SeriesBabylon 5

    "Endgame" is an episode from the fourth season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.  ...more
  • 25
    Umberhaven addedNov 27 1995
    11
    2

    SeasonPoint of No Return

    Episode Number4

    SeriesBabylon 5

    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.  ...more
not on the list?add item #119add new item
List Rules: Best Babylon 5 episodes, no matter how popular they are. of All Time