- 31d 34m
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
First aired: 1994-01-26
Creator: J. Michael Straczynski
Cast: Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs, Stephen Furst, Bill Mumy, Andreas Katsulas, Peter Jurasik, Jeff Conaway, Patricia Tallman, Bruce Boxleitner, Tracy ScogginsOverview: 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.