Babylon 5 is an American space opera television series created by writer and producer J. Domestic Television. Unusual for the time, Babylon 5 was conceived as a "novel for television", with a defined beginning, middle, and end; in essence, each episode would be a single "chapter" of this "novel". Tie-in novels, comic books, and short stories were also developed to play a significant canonical part in the overall story. The series follows the human military staff and alien diplomats stationed on a space station , Babylon 5 , built in the aftermath of several major inter-species wars as a neutral focal point for galactic diplomacy and trade. Babylon 5 was an early example of a television series featuring story arcs which spanned episodes or whole seasons. Whereas contemporary television shows tended to confine conflicts to individual episodes, maintaining the overall status quo, each season of Babylon 5 contains plot elements which permanently change the series universe. Many races of sentient creatures are seen frequenting the station, with most episodes drawing from a core of around a dozen species. Major plotlines included Babylon 5' s embroilment in a millennia-long cyclical conflict between ancient, powerful races, inter-race wars and their aftermaths, and intrigue or upheaval within particular races, including the human characters who fight to resist Earth's descent into totalitarianism.
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When President Clark escalates his brutal repression of the people of the Earth Alliance, Captain Sheridan declares Babylon 5 independent. After his supposedly dead wife Anna turns up very much alive on Babylon 5, Sheridan travels with her to the Shadows' homeworld Z'ha'dum. Secrets are revealed and Kosh's warning that he will die The battle for Earth concludes as Sheridan leads his forces to Earth to confront Clark's forces in an all out battle. Meanwhile Marcus learns of the alien device Franklin used to heal Garibaldi when Fresh from the DC FanDome event! Check out the latest trailer for Wonder Woman Watch the trailer.
Earth Alliance Station Babylon 5
B abylon 5 was a show that should never have been commissioned. Five seasons of the United Nations set in space, anyone? Set against a clandestine war between the villainous Shadows and the supposedly angelic Vorlons to determine the fate of the universe, aliens and humans came together to fight for their own destinies. You forgave the PlayStation 1 special effects it ran from to and sometimes laughable makeup for a single heart-rending soliloquy. Of course there were silly moments, such as when a character crawled inside a chrysalis and left you wondering if you were about to see the first alien-butterfly hybrid on TV, but the emotional payoff of bizarre events like this made Babylon 5 unmissable.
Unlike Babylon 4, Babylon 5 was immobile. It was constructed in the L5 point in orbit around planet Epsilon III near Epsilon Eridani , positioned near the local jumpgate where it could serve as both trade station and strategic command post. The station was about 18 light years from Earth 's system. Gravity was produced by rotation. Water reclamation systems recycled water, and included water for showers for the executive suites and command quarters only. The station was armed with a Defense Grid. The station had E-systems which detected PPG weapons fire. The core of Babylon 5 was divided into six color-coded sectors: Blue , Red , Green , Brown , Grey and Yellow , the latter of which was not part of the rotating carousel.