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Babylon 5

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Science-Fiction Drama Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1994 - 19985 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Prime Video Tags: Space Time Travel Science Country: America

Babylon 5 is a five-mile long space station located in neutral space. Built by the Earth Alliance in the 2250s, it's goal is to maintain peace among the various alien races by providing a sanctuary where grievances and negotiations can be worked out among duly appointed ambassadors. A council made up of representatives from the five major space-faring civilizations - the Earth Alliance, Minbari Federation, Centauri Republic, Narn Regime, and Vorlon Empire - work with the League of Non-Aligned Worlds to keep interstellar relations under control. Aside from its diplomatic function, Babylon 5 also serves as a military post for Earth and a port of call for travelers, traders, businessmen, criminals, and Rangers.Babylon 5 featuring Bruce Boxleitner and Jerry Doyle has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's an action & adventure and drama show with 110 episodes over 5 seasons. Babylon 5 is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (25,815 votes).

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110 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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110 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft & 3 others).

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#26 Ranked in Time Travel TV

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#198 Ranked in Science-Fiction TV

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110 Total Episodes of Babylon 5 Where to stream every episode from all 5 seasons of Babylon 5. Filter these episodes by what's available to watch free or on your streaming services using the tabs above.

Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Midnight on the Firing Line

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Jan 27, 1994
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Midnight on the Firing Line Jan 27, 1994 When the Narn attack a Centauri colony, Londo and G'Kar nearly come to blows. Meanwhile, raiders are attacking transport ships near the station.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Soul Hunter

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Feb 3, 1994
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Soul Hunter Feb 3, 1994 A badly damaged ship is brought into the station and the strange alien inside is identified as a soul hunter - an immortal race who can sense death and supposedly steal someone's soul.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Born to the Purple

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Feb 10, 1994
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Born to the Purple Feb 10, 1994 Londo unknowingly falls for a beautiful slave, whose owner wants her to steal sensitive information. Garibaldi discovers that someone is using a restricted communications channel.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Infection

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Feb 17, 1994
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Infection Feb 17, 1994 Dr. Franklin gets a visit from an old friend and former mentor, xenoarchaeologist Dr. Vance Hendricks who wants Franklin's help to analyze some organic artifacts he found on a dead world. But the artifacts seem to have a will of their own and start to manipulate Hendricks' assistant.

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Season 01, Episode 05 The Parliament of Dreams

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Feb 24, 1994
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The Parliament of Dreams Feb 24, 1994 Sinclair's old flame, Catherine Sakai, arrives during a week-long festival when humans and aliens demonstrate their dominate religious beliefs. An old enemy sends an assassin to kill G'Kar.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Mind War

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Mar 3, 1994
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Mind War Mar 3, 1994 The Psi-Cops arrive at the station to capture a rogue telepath, Talia's old Psi Corps instructor. Catherine Sakai is warned not to survey Sigma 957 by G'Kar.

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Season 01, Episode 07 The War Prayer

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Mar 10, 1994
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The War Prayer Mar 10, 1994 A racist group is terrorizing non-humans on Babylon 5. Meanwhile Londo has trouble with two young Centauri who want to break with tradition by ignoring their arranged marriages, and instead marry for love.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Points of Departure

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Nov 3, 1994
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Points of Departure Nov 3, 1994 Sheridan arrives at Babylon 5 to replace Sinclair and deal with a renegade Minbari Cruiser.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Revelations

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Nov 10, 1994
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Revelations Nov 10, 1994 Sheridan's sister comes to visit him at his new command, G'Kar returns with grave tidings from the rim of known space, Dr. Franklin tries to wake Gribaldi from the coma with the alien healing device obtained from Dr. Rosen, and something is happening in Delenn's quarters.

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Season 02, Episode 03 The Geometry of Shadows

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Nov 17, 1994
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The Geometry of Shadows Nov 17, 1994 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 Commander Ivanova with their rather unusual election process.

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Season 02, Episode 04 A Distant Star

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Nov 24, 1994
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A Distant Star Nov 24, 1994 A giant explorer class ship comes to Babylon 5 for re-supply - it's captain an old friend of Sheridan. Dr. Franklin gets on the command staffs nerves when he starts handing out ""food plans"".

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Season 02, Episode 05 The Long Dark

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Dec 1, 1994
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The Long Dark Dec 1, 1994 A 100-year-old space exploration ship appears near Babylon 5 with two passengers - a woman in cryogenic sleep, the corpse of her husband... and something sinister that has unfinished business with a half mad lurker.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Spider in the Web

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Dec 8, 1994
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Spider in the Web Dec 8, 1994 A friend of Talia comes to Babylon 5 to negotiate a deal to help Mars become more self-sufficient, when a man calling out ""Free Mars!"" electrocutes him.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Soul Mates

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Dec 15, 1994
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Soul Mates Dec 15, 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 bad hair day.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Matters of Honor

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Nov 10, 1995
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Matters of Honor Nov 10, 1995 An Earthforce investigator comes to B5 with Lt. Keffer's last recording, asking the ambassadors if they recognize the ship in it. Meanwhile Londo takes steps to remove himself from the Shadows, and Sheridan takes the White Star out for its first mission.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Convictions

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Nov 17, 1995
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Convictions Nov 17, 1995 A bomber is loose on Babylon 5; setting of bombs with seemingly no pattern. G'Kar blames the Centauri, Londo blames the Narn - and in it all, Lennier is critically injured. At the same time a group of monks request permission to live on the station.

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Season 03, Episode 03 A Day in the Strife

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Nov 24, 1995
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A Day in the Strife Nov 24, 1995 The new Centauri appointed Narn government send a replacement for G'Kar while an alien probe threatens to destroy Babylon 5 unless is gets the answers for a series of complicated scientific questions.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Passing Through Gethsemane

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Dec 1, 1995
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Passing Through Gethsemane Dec 1, 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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Season 03, Episode 05 Voices of Authority

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Feb 2, 1996
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Voices of Authority Feb 2, 1996 Delenn decides its time to try to contact some of the first ones and enlists the help of Draal, while Babylon 5 is assigned a political officer.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Dust to Dust

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Feb 9, 1996
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Dust to Dust Feb 9, 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 weapon against the Centauri, but first he has to test it...

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Season 03, Episode 07 Exogenesis

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Feb 16, 1996
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Exogenesis Feb 16, 1996 Marcus starts snooping around Downbelow when some of his contacts start behaving unusually and a lurker is found dead with a strange creature bonded to his spine. Ivanova investigates Corwin's loyalties when he receives a promotion.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 The Hour of the Wolf

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Nov 8, 1996
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The Hour of the Wolf Nov 8, 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 position on Centauri Prime as security advisor the emperor.

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Season 04, Episode 02 What Ever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?

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Nov 15, 1996
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What Ever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi? Nov 15, 1996 On Z'ha'dum, Sheridan floats somewhere in-between life and death. Meanwhile G'Kar risks imprisonment to try to find Garibaldi.

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Season 04, Episode 03 The Summoning

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Nov 22, 1996
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The Summoning Nov 22, 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 mysterious spacecraft makes its way towards Babylon 5.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Falling Towards Apotheosis

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Nov 29, 1996
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Falling Towards Apotheosis Nov 29, 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 decides to kill him. On Centauri Prime, Cartagia explains to Londo how he will become a god when the Vorlons destroy the planet.

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Season 04, Episode 05 The Long Night

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Jan 31, 1997
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The Long Night Jan 31, 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 ready - G'Kar's chains have been weakened... an undetectable weapon has been acquired... Tonight Cartagia must die.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Into the Fire

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Feb 7, 1997
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Into the Fire Feb 7, 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 removing all Shadow influence before the Vorlon planetkiller arrives.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Epiphanies

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Feb 14, 1997
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Epiphanies Feb 14, 1997 Bester comes to Babylon 5 with information about President Clark's plans to discredit the station. But it has a price tag attached - he wants them to go to Z'ha'dum to look for any leftover technology that might help revive his lover. Garibaldi resigns his position as security chief.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 No Compromises

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Jan 22, 1998
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No Compromises Jan 22, 1998 Lochley takes command of Babylon 5 and Byron petitions her for asylum aboard the station. An assassin pledges to kill Sheridan at his inauguration.

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Season 05, Episode 02 The Very Long Night of Londo Mollari

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Jan 29, 1998
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The Very Long Night of Londo Mollari Jan 29, 1998 Londo collapses from a heart attack, and must battle with his guilt in a dream state. Delenn learns that Lennier is planing to leave Babylon 5 to join the Rangers.

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Season 05, Episode 03 The Paragon of Animals

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Feb 5, 1998
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The Paragon of Animals Feb 5, 1998 A small world plagued by raiders begs the alliance for help. Garibaldi tries forming an intelligence unit of telepaths.

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Season 05, Episode 04 A View from the Gallery

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Feb 12, 1998
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A View from the Gallery Feb 12, 1998 We see the action from the viewpoint of two maintenance workers as a race of savage aliens attacks the station.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Learning Curve

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Feb 19, 1998
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Learning Curve Feb 19, 1998 Four rangers come from Minbar with a status report to Delenn, while a Downbelow racketeer decides it's time to get rid of Zack.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Strange Relations

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Feb 26, 1998
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Strange Relations Feb 26, 1998 Bester arrives at the station to arrest the Downbelow telepaths, and Londo barely escapes an assassination attempt when the ship he was to be aboard explodes.

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Season 05, Episode 07 Secrets of the Soul

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Mar 5, 1998
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Secrets of the Soul Mar 5, 1998 As more telepaths arrive at the station, the denizens of Downbelow start taking notice. Tensions build until one of the telepaths is assaulted, and the others decide to take revenge - against Byron's wishes. Meanwhile, Franklin tries to find out why the Hyach are hiding part of their medical history.

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