What is Babylon 5 (TV) About?
Babylon 5, a monumental five-mile long space station, occupies a prominent place in the depths of neutral space. The Earth Alliance's ambitious endeavor, constructed during the 2250s, aims to foster tranquility and understanding among the countless alien races that dot the galaxy. At its core, the station stands as a haven where disputes are addressed, negotiations are conducted, and grievances are resolved by an array of duly appointed ambassadors. Uniting the Earth Alliance, Minbari Federation, Centauri Republic, Narn Regime, and Vorlon Empire, the Council endeavors to maintain interstellar relations with the support of the League of Non-Aligned Worlds. Beyond its role as a diplomatic nexus, Babylon 5 assumes a significant military post for Earth, vigilantly safeguarding the universe's fragile equilibrium. Moreover, it stands as an indispensable port of call bustling with a myriad of travelers, traders, businessmen, and intrepid Rangers, each seeking their own fortunes and adventures.
The first episode of Babylon 5 aired on January 26, 1994 and the most recent episode to air was on November 25, 1998.