|"Signs and Portents"|
Season 1, Episode 13
|Airdate||May 18th, 1994|
|Writer||J. Michael Straczynski|
|Producer||John Copeland; Douglas Netter; J. Michael Straczynski; George Johnsen|
|Starring||Michael O'Hare; Claudia Christian; Jerry Doyle; Mira Furlan; Richard Biggs; Andrea Thompson; Stephen Furst; Bill Mumy; Caitlin Brown; Andreas Katsulas; Peter Jurasik|
|Previous||"By Any Means Necessary"|
"Signs and Portents" is the thirteenth episode of season one of the science fiction television series Babylon 5. It was directed by Janet Greek with a script written by series creator J. Michael Straczynski. It first aired on PTEN on May 18th, 1994.
|Michael O'Hare||Commander Jeffrey Sinclair|
|Claudia Christian||Lt. Commander Susan Ivanova|
|Jerry Doyle||Security Chief Michael Garibaldi|
Also Starring Edit
|Richard Biggs||Dr. Stephen Franklin|
|Andrea Thompson||Talia Winters|
Guest starring Edit
|Gerrit Graham||Lord Kiro|
|Fredi Olster||Lady Ladira|
|Whip Hubley||Raider #1|
|Anita Brabec||Dome tech #3|
|Ardwight Chamberlain||Ambassador Kosh|
|Joshua Cox||David Corwin|
|Lee Mathis||Fighter #1|
|Douglas E. McCoy||Fighter #2|
|Marianne Robertson||Dome tech #1|
|Lynn Red Williams||Customs guard|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- This episode is production code number 113.
- This episode is included on disc four of the Babylon 5: The Complete First Season DVD by Warner Home Video. It is also included on the Babylon 5: The Complete Universe boxset collection.
- Actor Richard Biggs is credited in this episode, but does not make an appearance.
- Actress Andrea Thompson is credited in this episode, but does not make an appearance.
- Actor Stephen Furst is credited in this episode, but does not make an appearance.
- Actor Bill Mumy is credited in this episode, but does not make an appearance.
- Actress Caitlin Brown is credited in this episode, but does not make an appearance.
- This is the first appearance of Morden. He will become a recurring character and make fourteen appearances in the series in total.
- This is the first appearance of Joshua Cox as David Corwin. He will become a recurring minor character throughout the course of the series.
- Londo Mollari: Take the famine as a blessing, Ambassador - a weeding out of the excess population.
- G'Kar: One more comment like that, Mollari, and you will become part of the excess population.
- Jeffrey Sinclair: Morning, Lieutenant Commander. Problem sleeping?
- Susan Ivanova: Sleeping is not the problem. Waking up...that is the problem. I've always had a hard time getting up when it's dark outside.
- Jeffrey Sinclair: But in space it's always dark.
- Susan Ivanova: I know. I know.
- G'Kar: What do I want? The Centauri stripped my world. I want justice.
- Morden: But what do you want?
- G'Kar: To suck the marrow off their bones, and grind their skulls to powder.
- Morden: What do you want?
- G'Kar: To tear down their cities, blacken their sky, sow their ground with salt. To completely, utterly erase them.
- Morden: And then what?
- G'Kar: ...I don't know. As long as my home world's safety is guaranteed, I don't know that it matters.
- Morden: I see. Well, thank you very much for your time, Ambassador. Good day.
- Ambassador Kosh: Leave this place. They are not for you. Go. Leave. Now.
- Londo Mollari: All right. Fine. You really want to know what I want? You really want to know the truth? I want my people to reclaim their rightful place in the galaxy. I want to see the Centauri stretch forth their hand again and command the stars. I want a rebirth of glory, a renaissance of power. I want to stop running through my life like a man late for an appointment, afraid to look back or to look forward. I want us to be what we used to be! I want...I want it all back, the way that it was. Does that answer your question?
See also Edit
The World of Babylon 5
Babylon 5 miscellaneous
External Links Edit