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Forum: B5.related November 13th 18, 14:53
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Babylon 5 XYZ : Website Opening

Interesting but the correct viewing order of Crusade is as follows

War Zone 1st Jan - 5th Jan 2267. (The aftermath of the battle)

The Long Road. 27th Feb - 2nd March 2267 (The EAS Medusa and...
Forum: B5.related October 23rd 18, 09:33
Replies: 10
Views: 3,164
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Memory of Shadows and the script books

Won't be paying stupid money for this.
Forum: Questions & suggestions October 15th 18, 09:48
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Raw Shark

Just checked and the tick wasn't in it.Thought I'd set the preference when I first registered. Thanks :)
Forum: Questions & suggestions October 11th 18, 08:30
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By b5historyman
Raw Shark

Hi guys, Raw Shark (Bruce) messaged me and I replied. Checking in my sent items it doesn't show the replies. Am I missing a setting here?

Raw Shark, if you read this I have answered you, it's not...
Forum: B5.related October 5th 18, 12:57
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Babylon 5 at Twenty Multimedia Edition

Yes, got the B5 at 20 book too. A bit annoyed that if you buy this for $37 it gives you access to the on line encyclopedia from links that a lot of us paid $200 for including the physical copies of...
Forum: B5.FAQ August 19th 18, 19:32
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

JMS has approved other orders too though. For instance this one on Lurker's Guide (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html) has a different order for Season One and Two which...
Forum: B5.FAQ August 17th 18, 20:50
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

I do look after myself :) Unfortunately the medication I have is slowly becoming ineffective :([/QUOTE]

Aww, man, that's terrible.[/QUOTE]

Blood tests in November to see what progress the...
Forum: B5.FAQ August 17th 18, 17:01
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

That does ssssssssuuuuuuccccccccccckkkkkkk.... :([/QUOTE]

Yup, I was expecting to last another 5 years at least. Just my luck. 🤔
Forum: B5.FAQ August 17th 18, 08:56
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

I do look after myself :) Unfortunately the medication I have is slowly becoming ineffective :(
Forum: B5.FAQ August 16th 18, 15:21
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

Sorry, I'm also diabetic which can make me grumpy when I'm tired too :(
Forum: B5.FAQ August 16th 18, 13:46
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

We may disagree on things, but I'd like to think we are still friends/fellow fans:bolian:
Forum: B5.FAQ August 16th 18, 12:59
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

I know what the difference between character knowledge and viewer knowledge means. My point is that this alone isn't a reason to move an episode. Day of the Dead is quite obviously in the wrong place...
Forum: B5.FAQ August 14th 18, 13:28
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

I asked if there is any in universe reason why the episodes are in that order. When you moved the stuff around in Season 1, the building of the chrysalis was obvious proof that the episodes were out...
Forum: B5.FAQ August 14th 18, 08:23
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

I asked if there is any in universe reason why the episodes are in that order. When you moved the stuff around in Season 1, the building of the chrysalis was obvious proof that the episodes were out...
Forum: B5.FAQ August 12th 18, 12:04
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

It really doesn't seem right. It's just "I got married, to that Sheridan guy" and then carried on with the episode. The revelation that two main characters were previously married just comes...
Forum: B5.FAQ August 10th 18, 14:52
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

It's in the right place. Lochley talks to Zoe about him, we as viewers know about it. No one else knows at this point.
Forum: B5.FAQ June 29th 18, 14:55
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Thumbs up Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

Yes that is a pleasant way to envision his future. He is definitely a guest star with an expanded universe story I would love to see, but then again I feel that way about almost every guest star....
Forum: B5.FAQ June 21st 18, 10:56
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

I'd like to think that Harriman did get to join EarthForce after the Corps was disbanded.
Forum: B5.FAQ June 14th 18, 15:19
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Thumbs up Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

Glad you're enjoying it in the correct order :)
Forum: B5.world May 9th 18, 15:19
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Question about Eilerson spoiler

As far as I know, no, Eilerson wasn't an ex Psi Cop or a sleeper agent certainly never mentioned in any official source at least. While it would be an interesting idea, as we see him on screen it...
Forum: B5.world March 14th 18, 08:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Real-world inspiration for Babylon 5 station?

By Any Means Necessary was written by Kathryn Drennan (Joe's wife at the time). Now I'm not certain there's been any really big discussions around the logistics but you could always check on...
Forum: B5.world March 9th 18, 08:14
Replies: 38
Views: 4,471
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Biggest unanswered questions...

I don't think it retconned anything. Look at the sequence of events between Sheridan firing his PPG and then staggering along the cavern wall to the balcony. There's plainly been a bit of a battle as...
Forum: B5.world March 8th 18, 12:05
Replies: 38
Views: 4,471
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Biggest unanswered questions...

1. Well, sure, but which ones? And what sort of allies would have the firepower to attack the Shadows' homeworld in such a devastating fashion? This capability is far beyond Sheridan's attack with...
Forum: B5.world March 6th 18, 12:27
Replies: 38
Views: 4,471
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Biggest unanswered questions...

I don't think it retconned anything. Look at the sequence of events between Sheridan firing his PPG and then staggering along the cavern wall to the balcony. There's plainly been a bit of a battle as...
Forum: B5.world March 6th 18, 12:22
Replies: 38
Views: 4,471
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Biggest unanswered questions...

1. Probably bombed centuries ago by allies of the Vorlons..

2. The Eye (controlled by an imprisoned Wierden for a thousand years) was turned away by Galen which allowed the White Star to approach...
Forum: B5.related March 6th 18, 12:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,481
Posted By b5historyman
Re: B5 novels

I guess it depends on where you're looking for them and whether it's the individual novels or the SCIFI Bookclub hardback bind ups
Forum: B5.world February 13th 18, 06:44
Replies: 18
Views: 2,787
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Telepathy - why not use it more often?

That has always seemed very likely to me. Cartagia wasn't likely to want anyone around him who could read his mind. Couple that with how capricious he is (killing the jester for instance) and how...
Forum: B5.world February 12th 18, 10:43
Replies: 18
Views: 2,787
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Telepathy - why not use it more often?

The Taratimude weren't making waves because they were extinct, having wiped themselves out in fighting after Wierden founded The Circle from among the other races offered the tech.

Yes, Carvin...
Forum: B5.world February 12th 18, 10:38
Replies: 18
Views: 2,787
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Telepathy - why not use it more often?

Try watching "Secrets of the Soul" The Vorlons created Centauri telepaths, you see a Centauri neonate floating in an artificial womb there.
Forum: B5.world February 12th 18, 10:36
Replies: 18
Views: 2,787
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Telepathy - why not use it more often?

In 1258 with the extermination of the Xon, the new Centaurum chose the head of House Kiro (responsible for the final genocide of the Xon) to be the new Emperor. He consulted with the Taratimude...
Forum: B5.world February 12th 18, 10:33
Replies: 18
Views: 2,787
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Telepathy - why not use it more often?

It's in the Centauri Prime novel Jan The Long Night of Centauri Prime. Cartagia had them shot as "he didn't want women poking into his mind."
Forum: B5.world January 4th 18, 13:54
Replies: 21
Views: 4,551
Posted By b5historyman
Re: What was the original 5-year plan?

Oh? Was that why Sheridan arrived for season 2? I had been lead to believe by the guy that introduced me to B5 years ago that JMS had decided that there was too much plot to give to one character, so...
Forum: B5.world December 30th 17, 21:35
Replies: 21
Views: 4,551
Posted By b5historyman
Re: What was the original 5-year plan?

I think/hope JMS is writing a biography that may include some of those anecdotes. One involves the sudden departure of Sinclair due to the actor's health problems. Not only did the departure have...
Forum: B5.FAQ December 22nd 17, 09:40
Replies: 35
Views: 147,861
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS' Viewing Order

Oh crikey, so they weren't even filmed in either "the original order" or in JMS's order?[/QUOTE]

This is the correct jms authorised chronological order from the Babylon 5 Historical Database
...
Forum: B5.FAQ December 19th 17, 09:33
Replies: 35
Views: 147,861
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS' Viewing Order

So, there is no need to watch the movies in the order JMS himself advices, between the episodes of the series?
Just out of curiosity, does it make sense the suggestion to watch the season 4 finale...
Forum: B5.world December 10th 17, 11:57
Replies: 26
Views: 4,843
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Reading Between The Lines - The Gathering

Yeah, Londo didnít turn up to greet GíKar on his arrival, he was gambling in the casino
Forum: B5.world December 4th 17, 08:30
Replies: 18
Views: 5,521
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Theory on "In the Beginning"

THANK YOU! I was reading through this thread again trying to remember what was going on with this specific point and you just cleared it up. He was Satai traveling incognito. I knew there was...
Forum: B5.FAQ November 29th 17, 11:52
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

Pretty much as I saw it :thumbsup: Joe authorised it and he posted on the matter, which I copied at the top of the thread.
Forum: B5.FAQ November 28th 17, 12:05
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

Bearing in mind I did all the ground work over 20 years ago, I'll do my best.

Much of the dating from Season One was worked out on the dialogue and visual clues in the episodes. For example "And...
Forum: B5.world November 27th 17, 12:30
Replies: 18
Views: 5,521
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Theory on "In the Beginning"

To answer your points:

The Rangers were charged in 1261 (after the end of the Shadow war) to watch for the Shadows return and intelligence gathering activities. They weren't actually...
Forum: B5.world November 20th 17, 12:03
Replies: 26
Views: 4,843
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Reading Between The Lines - The Gathering

But would all of the things she did each step of the way, like altering the transport tube's records, have been revealed?

BTW, the way it plays out in the show it doesn't appear she had to give...
Forum: B5.world November 16th 17, 09:04
Replies: 26
Views: 4,843
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Reading Between The Lines - The Gathering

Yes, Laurel would have revealed as the traitor who shot Garibaldi.
Forum: B5.world November 15th 17, 09:11
Replies: 26
Views: 4,843
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Reading Between The Lines - The Gathering

Their actions need to be taken into the wider context of what was happening around them, I touch on it a little here in my notes about Laurel:

Laurel Takashima, was a double agent with an...
Forum: B5.world November 10th 17, 11:50
Replies: 26
Views: 4,843
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Reading Between The Lines - The Gathering

See that is interesting because I have always wondered why Lyta was sent to Babylon 5. When looking at the situation I have always thought that Psi Corps would be VERY interested in Babylon 5 and...
Forum: B5.world November 9th 17, 12:41
Replies: 26
Views: 4,843
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Reading Between The Lines - The Gathering

It has to be said that Londo's narration is part of his conversation with Vir in The Legions of Fire: Out of the Darkness. So from the story point of view this is between Londo getting drunk after...
Forum: B5.world November 8th 17, 12:55
Replies: 19
Views: 3,799
Posted By b5historyman
Re: The Wind Swords

Vorlons and Shadows are beings of light, by virtue of their natural luminescence. They both wear encounter suits but do not look the same out of them.
...
Forum: B5.world November 7th 17, 11:50
Replies: 26
Views: 4,843
Posted By b5historyman
Re: Reading Between The Lines - The Gathering

I think it's to do with Psi Corps not being interested in the affairs of Mundanes unless it impacts on them. Lyta was working for Xenocorp from 2247-2257 so to be generous, she could have been out of...
Forum: B5.FAQ November 7th 17, 09:03
Replies: 59
Views: 11,334
Posted By b5historyman
Re: JMS approved Chronological viewing order

From a story viewing point of view, I wouldn't break off.

One of the things that people seem to miss is there is a lot of "layering" in the stories of the B5 universe.

The best example to...
Forum: B5.world November 1st 17, 08:20
Replies: 19
Views: 3,799
Posted By b5historyman
Re: The Wind Swords

1. The extremist elements in the Wind Swords were intent on disrupting the Babylon Project by framing Sinclair for the attempt on Kosh's life.

2. Jha'dur gave them the means to poison Kosh, no...
Forum: B5.world October 31st 17, 15:20
Replies: 19
Views: 3,799
Posted By b5historyman
Re: The Wind Swords

I posted previously as to where the Wind Swords got the poison from and where Jha'dur got the poison from to give to them.

Regarding the Vorlons, yes they're phsyical. But like ALL living...
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