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Sleeping In Light – last 5 minutes of Babylon 5

This is possibly the very best series finale ever.
Video Rating: 4 / five

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25 Responses to “Sleeping In Light – last 5 minutes of Babylon 5”

  1. MrGingerninjer1 says:

    The gates can only really be extended to fit something thats nearly a mile in size (The vorlon object in thirdspace) B5 is to big & way to heavy to put through a jump gate as its 5 miles & 2 million 5 hundrad thousand tonnes & hyperspace would drag it down add to that you cant fly it, take it off its axis & all hell breaks loose. And yes i agree this episode brings me to tears not just for whats happening but the tune at the end as she is exploading. Fab stuff

  2. MrGingerninjer1 says:

    The gates can only really be extended to fit something thats nearly a mile in size (The vorlon object in thirdspace) B5 is to big & way to heavy to put through a jump gate as its 5 miles & 2 million 5 hundrad thousand tonnes & hyperspace would drag it down add to that you cant fly it, take it off its axis & all hell breaks loose. And yes i agree this episode brings me to tears not just for whats happening but the tune at the end as she is exploading. Fab stuff

  3. catleader2244 says:

    @pazios2002 its okay but it could but that wold ruin the drama effect

  4. pazios2002 says:

    @catleader2244 Oh crap you are right, I forgot about that. LOL

  5. JulioMarco says:

    @bailong329 As a Vorlon would probably say: “Yes”.

  6. catleader2244 says:

    @pazios2002 but in a episode of B5 lockly spread out the jump gate when the centori where atempting to destroy it. but other wise you’re probibly right

  7. ericdrumz says:

    This scene (especially the music) brings tears to my eyes no matter how many times I see it….

  8. pazios2002 says:

    @JimmyDaKoik but then they made the crusade series. LOL Well people change their minds I guess.

  9. pazios2002 says:

    @catleader2244 I am not sure it would fit through the gate would it? I think that it just was too outdatied to dissassemble and bring back to earth. they probably had better stuff orbiting earth.

  10. catleader2244 says:

    why not bring it back to earth so that if needed to use it agien

  11. kenporich2006 says:

    @b7fan So did I. :(

  12. Defenstrator says:

    Man, why blow up aperfectky good space station. You think maybe someone else could have used it? ;)

  13. elbulgarian says:

    @TheAlperino
    Couldn’t agree more … I’ve seen some parts from the first season many years ago. It left a sweet taste in my mouth ..:) Now I’m watching all of them (by order) and I can’t sleep and do anything useful until get to the end. These are by all means the best sci-fi series ever made!

  14. JimmyDaKoik says:

    @Keurosaur As Hereticked said, it costs money….and if I recall correctly, the space that B5 occupied had become at this point, with the emergence of the Interstellar Alliance, little more than a “backroad” so to speak. It was no longer the main jumping off point to the other Empires, since more direct routes were now available.

    During the early years of B5, JMS was strictly opposed to this universe becoming a franchise ala Star Trek. I saw this as a means of closure and of preventing that.

  15. JulioMarco says:

    One person posted it in another video about B5 and I completely agree: “this series has never been about Sheridan or Delenn, or Ivanova”.

    The main characters are Mollari and G’Kar and the main plot is their path to change, their stepwise growth as persons.

    It is incredible how a story like that could be left in the shelves and never aired again. It is profound, creative, ample, very well tied up… I wish more people had the chance to see it, so it would enhance sci-fi a bit more.

  16. jedifaramir says:

    So, I was watching the end of this, at the scene where Delenn is sitting on the bench, and I kid you not, a jet raced by overhead. It was the most perfect timing.

  17. TheAlperino says:

    I have seen Star Trek….
    I have seen Stargate…..
    I have seen Battlestar Galactica….
    But this series my friends is the best sci-fi series in my books

  18. Hereticked says:

    @Keurosaur Well, whatever pieces were left would’ve been blasted in all different directions into space, so they wouldn’t be in that lane of travel anymore. As for a museum, even that would need money and a staff to operate, and a museum that can hold 250,000 people but that nobody is visiting wouldn’t be very practical either. I’m not saying JMS’ reason for blowing it up was perfect, but it did make some sense. Mainly he did it to provide closure in the storyline.

  19. Keurosaur says:

    @Hereticked I see, but surely loads of pieces of wrecked space station that would take a lot of time and effort to clean up would be far more of a hindrance?
    I’m just wondering why they didn’t simply turn it into a museum.

  20. bailong329 says:

    @AmonKhan96F what makes you say that. Well there is a chance they would screw it up because they would have to do the same thing they did with BSG which is twick the plotline so its not the same series but still that chance is like what 60%, 65 tops.

  21. Hereticked says:

    Once the Alliance was formed B5 was no longer needed and there wasn’t nearly as much traffic coming through it anymore. It was too costly to operate at that point and was also considered a hindrance to space travel. That’s the official explanation anyway.

  22. AmonKhan96F says:

    @bailong329 I beg to differ.

  23. CharlieCollyer says:

    You maniacs you blew it up! God, damn you! Damn you all to hell! :P lol

  24. Scenwulf says:

    @kobi005 Looks like he went down with the ship. XD

  25. b7fan says:

    1 of best sci fi series made
    It was so sad to watch the last episode i had tear in my eye

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