Babylon 5 Episode Order

One of the great peers of Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Stargate, and the like is Babylon 5. Though it hasn’t progressed much as a franchise since the early 2000s, it still remains a beloved science fiction television show.

What’s on the Babylon 5 Episode Timeline?


This is the unofficial Babylon 5 episode timeline that also includes the books, comics, and spin-off shows. The creator doesn’t consider all of the media to be canon, but much of it is. So we include all of the books and comics that are canon on this timeline in chronological order. In some cases, the comics or books take place between individual episodes. However, we¬†thought it would be better to read those after the season is over. We¬†thought that would make a more easy-to-follow list.

If you see anything that should be changed, added, or removed, please let us know. You can do this on our contact page. Or, if you liked this timeline, be sure to check out some of the others, like the Star Trek timeline.

Where to start watching Babylon 5?

Generally speaking, the best place to start is with the show itself, even though some of the films technically take place first. This timeline assembles it all chronologically, but it started with the show. Therefore, that is usually the best place to start.

#AmazonNameMediaAuthor/DirectorTimeDateNotes
1BuyDark Genesis - The Birth of the Psi CorpsNovelGreg Keyes1998-08-29
2BuyDeadly Relations - Bester AscendantNovelGreg Keyes1999-03-01
3BuyFinal Reckoning - The Fate of BesterNovelGreg Keyes1999-10-05
4BuyIn the BeginningFilmMichael Vejar2245-481998-01-04Frame story takes place after season 4.
5BuyThe Shadow WithinNovelJeanne Cavelos22571997-03-10
6BuyThe GatheringFilmRichard Compton22571993-02-22
7BuyBabylon 5 1.01: Midnight on the Firing LineTV EpisodeRichard Compton22581994-01-26
8BuyBabylon 5 1.02: Soul HunterTV EpisodeJim Johnston22581994-02-02
9BuyBabylon 5 1.03: Born to the PurpleTV EpisodeBruce Seth Green22581994-02-09
10BuyBabylon 5 1.04: InfectionTV EpisodeRichard Compton22581994-02-16
11BuyBabylon 5 1.05: The Parliament of DreamsTV EpisodeJim Johnston22581994-02-23
12BuyBabylon 5 1.06: Mind WarTV EpisodeBruce Seth Green22581994-03-02
13BuyBabylon 5 1.07: The War PrayerTV EpisodeRichard Compton22581994-03-09
14BuyBabylon 5 1.08: And the Sky Full of StarsTV EpisodeJanet Greek22581994-03-16
15BuyBabylon 5 1.09: DeathwalkerTV EpisodeBruce Seth Green22581994-04-20
16BuyBabylon 5 1.10: BelieversTV EpisodeRichard Compton22581994-04-27
17BuyBabylon 5 1.11: SurvivorsTV EpisodeJim Johnston22581994-05-04
18BuyBabylon 5 1.12: By Any Means NecessaryTV EpisodeJim Johnston22581994-05-11
19BuyBabylon 5 1.13: Signs and PortentsTV EpisodeJanet Greek22581994-05-18
20BuyBabylon 5 1.14: TKOTV EpisodeJohn C. Flinn III22581994-05-25
21BuyBabylon 5 1.15: GrailTV EpisodeRichard Compton22581994-07-06
22BuyBabylon 5 1.16: EyesTV EpisodeJim Johnston22581994-07-13
23BuyBabylon 5 1.17: LegaciesTV EpisodeBruce Seth Green22581994-07-20
24BuyBabylon 5 1.18: A Voice in the Wilderness, Part 1TV EpisodeJanet Greek22581994-07-27
25BuyBabylon 5 1.19: A Voice in the Wilderness, Part 2TV EpisodeJanet Greek22581994-08-03
26BuyBabylon 5 1.20: Babylon SquaredTV EpisodeJim Johnston22581994-08-10
27BuyBabylon 5 1.21: The Quality of MercyTV EpisodeLorraine Senna Ferrara22581994-08-17
28BuyBabylon 5 1.22: ChrysalisTV EpisodeJanet Greek22581994-10-26
29BuyPassing of the Techno-Mages: Casting ShadowsNovelJeanne Cavelos22582001-02-27
30BuyBabylon 5: The Price of PeaceGraphic NovelMark Moretti22581995-04-01
31BuyBabylon 5 2.01: Points of DepartureTV EpisodeJanet Greek22591994-11-02
32BuyBabylon 5 2.02: RevelationsTV EpisodeJim Johnston22591994-11-09
33BuyBabylon 5 2.03: The Geometry of ShadowsTV EpisodeMike Vejar22591994-11-16
34BuyBabylon 5 2.04: A Distant StarTV EpisodeJim Johnston22591994-11-23
35BuyBabylon 5 2.05: The Long DarkTV EpisodeMario Di Leo22591994-11-30
36BuyBabylon 5 2.06: Spider in the WebTV EpisodeKevin G. Cremin22591994-12-07
37BuyBabylon 5 2.07: Soul MatesTV EpisodeJohn C. Flinn III22591994-12-14
38BuyBabylon 5 2.08: A Race Through Dark PlacesTV EpisodeJim Johnston22591995-01-25
39BuyBabylon 5 2.09: The Coming of ShadowsTV EpisodeJanet Greek22591995-02-01
40BuyBabylon 5 2.10: GroposTV EpisodeJim Johnston22591995-02-08
41BuyBabylon 5 2.11: All Alone in the NightTV EpisodeMario Di Leo22591995-02-15
42BuyBabylon 5 2.12: Acts of SacrificeTV EpisodeJim Johnston22591995-02-22
43BuyBabylon 5 2.13: Hunter, PreyTV EpisodeMenachem Binetski22591995-03-01
44BuyBabylon 5 2.14: There All the Honor LiesTV EpisodeMike Vejar22591995-04-26
45BuyBabylon 5 2.15: And Now for a WordTV EpisodeMario Di Leo22591995-05-03
46BuyBabylon 5 2.16: In the Shadow of Z'ha'dumTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22591995-05-10
47BuyBabylon 5 2.17: KnivesTV EpisodeStephen L. Posey22591995-05-17
48BuyBabylon 5 2.18: Confessions and LamentationsTV EpisodeKevin G. Cremin22591995-05-24
49BuyBabylon 5 2.19: Divided LoyaltiesTV EpisodeJesus Trevino22591995-10-11
50BuyBabylon 5 2.20: The Long, Twilight StruggleTV EpisodeJohn C. Flinn III22591995-10-18
51BuyBabylon 5 2.21: Comes the InquisitorTV EpisodeMike Vejar22591995-10-25
52BuyBabylon 5 2.22: The Fall of NightTV EpisodeJanet Greek22591995-11-01
53Laser-Mirror-StarwebGraphic NovelDavid Gerrold22591995-10-01
54BuyShadows Past and PresentGraphic NovelTim DeHaas22591996-09-19
55The Psi Corps and You!Graphic NovelTim DeHaas22591995-12-01
56BuyPassing of the Techno-Mages: Summoning LightNovelJeanne Cavelos22592001-07-03
57BuyBabylon 5 3.01: Matters of HonorTV EpisodeKevin G. Cremin22601995-11-06
58BuyBabylon 5 3.02: ConvictionsTV EpisodeMike Vejar22601995-11-13
59BuyBabylon 5 3.03: A Day in the StrifeTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22601995-11-20
60BuyBabylon 5 3.04: Passing Through GethsemaneTV EpisodeAdam Nimoy22601995-11-27
61BuyBabylon 5 3.05: Voices of AuthorityTV EpisodeMenachem Binetski22601996-01-29
62BuyBabylon 5 3.06: Dust to DustTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22601996-02-05
63BuyBabylon 5 3.07: ExogenesisTV EpisodeKevin G. Cremin22601996-02-12
64BuyBabylon 5 3.08: Messages from EarthTV EpisodeMike Vejar22601996-02-19
65BuyBabylon 5 3.09: Point of No ReturnTV EpisodeJim Johnston22601996-02-26
66BuyBabylon 5 3.10: Severed DreamsTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22601996-04-01
67BuyBabylon 5 3.11: Ceremonies of Light and DarkTV EpisodeJohn C. Flinn III22601996-04-08
68BuyBabylon 5 3.12: Sic Transit VirTV EpisodeJesus Trevino22601996-04-15
69BuyBabylon 5 3.13: A Late Delivery from AvalonTV EpisodeMike Vejar22601996-04-22
70BuyBabylon 5 3.14: Ship of TearsTV EpisodeMike Vejar22601996-04-29
71BuyBabylon 5 3.15: Interludes and ExaminationsTV EpisodeJesus Trevino22601996-05-06
72BuyBabylon 5 3.16: War Without End, Part 1TV EpisodeMike Vejar22601996-05-13
73BuyBabylon 5 3.17: War Without End, Part 2TV EpisodeMike Vejar22601996-05-20
74BuyBabylon 5 3.18: WalkaboutTV EpisodeKevin G. Cremin22601996-09-30
75BuyBabylon 5 3.19: Grey 17 Is MissingTV EpisodeJohn C. Flinn III22601996-10-07
76BuyBabylon 5 3.20: And the Rock Cried Out, No Hiding PlaceTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22601996-10-14
77BuyBabylon 5 3.21: Shadow DancingTV EpisodeKim Friedman22601996-10-21
78BuyBabylon 5 3.22: Z'ha'dumTV EpisodeAdam Nimoy22601996-10-28
79BuyPassing of the Techno-Mages: Invoking DarknessNovelJeanne Cavelos22602001-11-27
80BuyTo Dream in the City of SorrowNovelKathryn M. Drennan22601997-06-09
81BuyBabylon 5 4.01: The Hour of the WolfTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22611996-11-04
82BuyBabylon 5 4.02: Whatever Happened to Mr. Garibaldi?TV EpisodeKevin James Dobson22611996-11-11
83BuyBabylon 5 4.03: The SummoningTV EpisodeJohn McPherson22611996-11-18
84BuyBabylon 5 4.04: Falling Toward ApotheosisTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22611996-11-25
85BuyBabylon 5 4.05: The Long NightTV EpisodeJohn Lafia22611997-01-27
86BuyBabylon 5 4.06: Into the FireTV EpisodeKevin James Dobson22611997-02-03
87BuyBabylon 5 4.07: EpiphaniesTV EpisodeJohn C. Flinn III22611997-02-10
88BuyBabylon 5 4.08: The Illusion of TruthTV EpisodeStephen Furst22611997-02-17
89BuyThirdspaceFilmJesus Trevino22611998-07-19
90BuyBabylon 5 4.09: AtonementTV EpisodeTony Dow22611997-02-24
91BuyBabylon 5 4.10: Racing MarsTV EpisodeJesus Trevino22611997-04-21
92BuyBabylon 5 4.11: Lines of CommunicationTV EpisodeJohn C. Flinn III22611997-04-28
93BuyBabylon 5 4.12: Conflicts of InterestTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22611997-05-05
94BuyBabylon 5 4.13: Rumors, Bargains and LiesTV EpisodeMike Vejar22611997-05-12
95BuyBabylon 5 4.14: Moments of TransitionTV EpisodeTony Dow22611997-05-19
96BuyBabylon 5 4.15: No Surrender, No RetreatTV EpisodeMike Vejar22611997-05-26
97BuyBabylon 5 4.16: The Exercise of Vital PowersTV EpisodeJohn Lafia22611997-06-02
98BuyBabylon 5 4.17: The Face of the EnemyTV EpisodeMike Vejar22611997-06-09
99BuyBabylon 5 4.18: Intersections in Real TimeTV EpisodeJohn Lafia22611997-06-16
100BuyBabylon 5 4.19: Between the Darkness and the LightTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22611997-10-06
101BuyBabylon 5 4.20: EndgameTV EpisodeJohn Copeland22611997-10-13
102BuyBabylon 5 4.21: Rising StarTV EpisodeTony Dow22611997-10-20
103BuyBabylon 5 4.22: The Deconstruction of Falling StarsTV EpisodeStephen Furst22611997-10-27
104BuyIn Valen's NameGraphic NovelJ. Michael Straczynski, Peter David22611998-12-03
105BuyBabylon 5 5.01: No CompromisesTV EpisodeJanet Greek22621998-01-21
106BuyBabylon 5 5.02: The Very Long Night of Londo MollariTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22621998-01-28
107BuyBabylon 5 5.03: The Paragon of AnimalsTV EpisodeMike Vejar22621998-02-04
108BuyBabylon 5 5.04: A View from the GalleryTV EpisodeJanet Greek22621998-02-11
109BuyBabylon 5 5.05: Learning CurveTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22621998-02-18
110BuyBabylon 5 5.06: Strange RelationsTV EpisodeJohn C. Flinn III22621998-02-25
111BuyBabylon 5 5.07: Secrets of the SoulTV EpisodeTony Dow22621998-03-04
112BuyBabylon 5 5.08: Day of the DeadTV EpisodeDoug Lefler22621998-03-11
113BuyBabylon 5 5.09: In the Kingdom of the BlindTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22621998-03-18
114BuyBabylon 5 5.10: A Tragedy of TelepathsTV EpisodeTony Dow22621998-03-25
115BuyBabylon 5 5.11: Phoenix RisingTV EpisodeDavid J. Eagle22621998-04-01
116BuyBabylon 5 5.12: The Ragged EdgeTV EpisodeJohn Copeland22621998-04-08
117BuyBabylon 5 5.13: The Corps is Mother, the Corps is FatherTV EpisodeStephen Furst22621998-04-15
118BuyBabylon 5 5.14: Meditations on the AbyssTV EpisodeMike Vejar22621998-05-27
119BuyBabylon 5 5.15: Darkness AscendingTV EpisodeJanet Greek22621998-06-03
120BuyBabylon 5 5.16: And All My Dreams, Torn AsunderTV EpisodeGoran Gajic22621998-06-10
121BuyBabylon 5 5.17: Movements of Fire and ShadowTV EpisodeJohn C. Flinn III22621998-06-17
122BuyBabylon 5 5.18: The Fall of Centauri PrimeTV EpisodeDouglas E. Wise22621998-10-28
123BuyBabylon 5 5.19: The Wheel of FireTV EpisodeJanet Greek22621998-11-04
124BuyBabylon 5 5.20: Objects in MotionTV EpisodeJesus Trevino22621998-11-11
125BuyBabylon 5 5.21: Objects at RestTV EpisodeJohn Copeland22621998-11-18
126BuyThe River of SoulsFilmJanet Greek22631998-11-08
127BuyThe Legend of the RangersFilmMichael Vejar22652002-01-19
128BuyBabylon 5 5.22: Sleeping in LightTV EpisodeJ. Michael Straczynski22661998-11-25
129BuyThe Long Night of Centauri PrimeNovelPeter David1999-12-07
130BuyArmies of Light and DarkNovelPeter David2000-05-02
131BuyA Call to ArmsFilmMichael Vejar22661999-01-03
132BuyOut of the DarknessNovelPeter David2000-10-31
133BuyCrusade 1.01: War ZoneTV EpisodeJanet Greek22671999-06-09
134BuyCrusade 1.02: The Long RoadTV EpisodeMike Vejar22671999-06-16
135BuyCrusade 1.03: The Well of ForeverTV EpisodeJanet Greek22671999-06-23
136BuyCrusade 1.04: The Path of SorrowsTV EpisodeMike Vejar22671999-06-30
137BuyCrusade 1.05: Patterns of the SoulTV EpisodeTony Dow22671999-07-07
138BuyCrusade 1.06: Ruling From the TombTV EpisodeJohn Copeland22671999-07-14
139BuyCrusade 1.07: The Rules of the GameTV EpisodeJesus Trevino22671999-07-21
140BuyCrusade 1.08: Appearances and Other DeceitsTV EpisodeStephen Furst22671999-07-28
141BuyCrusade 1.09: Racing the NightTV EpisodeMike Vejar22671999-08-04
142BuyCrusade 1.10: The Memory of WarTV EpisodeTony Dow22671999-08-11
143BuyCrusade 1.11: The Needs of EarthTV EpisodeMike Vejar22671999-08-18
144BuyCrusade 1.12: Visitors From Down the StreetTV EpisodeJerry Apoian22671999-08-25
145BuyCrusade 1.13: Each Night I Dream of HomeTV EpisodeStephen Furst22671999-09-01
146BuyThe Lost Tales: Voices in the DarkTV EpisodeJ. Michael Straczynski22712007-07-31
147BuyThe Lost Tales mini-comicGraphic Novel22712007-07-31
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