Consider this a SPOILER THREAD. Probably the only other franchise that competes with Star Wars in my mind- J. Michael Straczynski's masterpiece broke ground in TV with it's epic extremely planned-out story arc and fictional history, paving the road for future shows such as Farscape, Lost and Battlestar galactica to be made possible. Not only that, but it's spin-off material are, in most cases, even more canon than that available for Star Wars, as it has even more input from it's creator, making them as canon as the show itself. It certainly changed the way I looked at TV shows, and while some of it's successors have surpassed it in the area of character stories (BSG and Lost come to mind), the overall mythology and story arc of B5 has yet to be surpassed by any other TV show, IMO. Babylon 5 is composed of 5 seasons, 6 TV movies and the TNT ( :atooie!:: ) aborted spin-off series, Crusade, which had 13 episodes before TNT killed it: -The Gathering -Season 1: Signs & Portents -Season 2: The Coming of Shadows -Season 3: Point of No Return -Season 4: No Surrender, No Retreat -Thirdspace -Season 5: The Wheel of Fire -The River of Souls -The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight -A Call To Arms -Crusade -In the Beginning The notable spin-off material includes: -The Shadow Within by Jeanne Cavelos -The Passing of the Techno-Mages: Casting Shadows by Jeanne Cavelos -The Passing of the Techno-Mages: Summoning Light by Jeanne Cavelos -The Passing of the Techno-Mages: Invoking Darkness by Jeanne Cavelos -To Dream in the City of Sorrows by Kathryn Drennan -"The Psi-Corp Trilogy" - Dark Genesis: The Birth of the Psi-Corp by J. Gregory Keyes -"The Psi-Corp Trilogy" - Deadly Relations: bester Ascendant by J. Gregory Keyes -"The Psi-Corp Trilogy" - Final Reckoning: The Fate of Bester by J. Gregory Keyes -"The Centauri Trilogy" - Legions of Fire: The Long Night of Centauri Prime by Peter David -"The Centauri Trilogy" - Legions of Fire: Armies of Light and Dark by Peter David -"The Centauri Trilogy" - Legions of Fire: Out of Darkness by Peter David -In the Beginning novelization by Peter David -Thirdspace novelization by Peter David -A Call to Arms novelization by Robert Sheckley Comics: -In Valen's Name #1-3 by J. Michael Straczynski & Mike Collins -#1: In Darkness Find Me by J. Michael Straczynski & Michael Netzer -#2: Treason by J. Michael Straczynski & Michael Netzer -#3: In Harm's Way by Mark Moretti & Carlos Garzon -#4: The Price of Peace by Mark Moretti & Michael Netzer -#5: Shadows Past and Present by Tim DeHaas & John Ridgway -#6: Against the Odds by Tim DeHaas & John Ridgway -#7: Survival the Hard Way by Tim DeHaas & John Ridgway -#8: Silent Enemies by Tim DeHaas & John Ridgway -#9: Duet for Human and Narn in C Sharp by David Gerrold & Rebecca Guay -#10: Coda for Human and Narn in B Flat by David Gerrold & Rebecca Guay -#11: The Psi Corps and You! by Tim DeHaas & John Ridgway And, now, JMS is publishing a limited 15 volume series containing all his scripts for Babylon 5, including introductions for each episode, photos from his collection and even his original notes. That and B5 quote merchandise can be found at The Joe Store at www.b5scripts.com .