Season 2 Episode Loglines
Episode 1: Points of Departure;
Written by J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Janet Greek; 11/2/94
New station chief Captain John Sheridan is tested by a warship leader who wants to goad him into initiating a battle so that Minbari forces can justify a counterattack on Bablyon 5.
Episode 2: Revelations; Written by J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Jim Johnston; 11/9/94
How long will Mollari's complicity in the cataclysmic ruin of Quadrant 37 remain a secret? Meanwhile, Garibaldi has suspicions about Earth Alliance's new leader and Delenn emerges from her cocoon.
Episode 3: The Geometry of Shadows; Writer: J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Mike Vejar; 11/16/94
One Draze faction wears green. The other wears purple. And both sides wear Ivanova out as she mediates a dispute the emblematic colors ignite. A wizardly Techno-mage brings awesome magic and an ominous prophecy.
Episode 4: A Distant Star; Written by D.C. Fontana; Directed by Jim Johnston; 11/23/94
No ship lost in hyperspace has ever been recovered. But Sheridan is determined to try because his long-time friend Captain Jack Maynard is at the helm of the distressed explorer vessel.
Episode 5: The Long Dark; Written by Scott Frost; Directed by Mario DiLeo; 11/30/94
A drifting, century-old spacecraft carries a crewperson in hypernetic sleep. And something else, a phantom-like spaceling that a self-styled prophet calls a Soldier of Darkness.
Episode 6: A Spider in the Web; Written by Lawrence G. Ditillio; Directed by Kevin G. Cremin; 12/7/94
Who or what is disrupting negotiations that a Mars Colony representative hopes will bring peace to the planet? The secret rests with an individual more dead than alive - a cyberzombie run by a remote computer.
Episode 7: Soul Mates; Written by Peter David; Directed by John C. Flinn III; 12/14/94
Now that Londo has permission to rid himself of two of his three meddlesome wives, he must decide which one he'll keep. Meanwhile, Talia's troublesome Psi Corps ex arrive.
A Race Through Dark Places;
Written by J.. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Jim Johnston; 1/25/95
Babylon 5 may be an "underground railroad" for unregistered telepaths to slip through the dragnet of Psi Corps cop Bester. Meanwhile, Sheridan squabbles with Earth Central over rental fees levied against his quarters.
Episode 9: The Coming of Shadows; Written by J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Janet Greek; 2/1/95
He comes in peace - but brings conflict. The arrival of the aged Centauri Emperor puts rival ambassadors at the forefront of a string of schemes, murders and misunderstandings.
Episode 10: Gropos; Written by Lawrence G. Ditillio; Directed by Jim Johnston; 2/8/95
The station is a neutral port-of-call in the Centauri/Narn War. so why has General Franklin brought 25,000 infantry troops - GROPOS or ground-pounders - aboard for immediate billeting?
Episode 11: All Alone in the Night; Writer: J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Mario DiLeo; 2/15/94
Sheridan is abducted by aliens, probed and forced into gladiator-like matches. Delenn also faces a difficult mission: her efforts to be a link to understanding humans make her an outcast among the Minbari.
Episode 12: Acts of Sacrifice; Written by J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Mario DiLeo; 2/22/95
Sheridan walks a fine line between the acrimonious Centauri and Narns. Ivanova wrestles with another diplomatic problem: the Lumati expect to have sex with her to seal an accord.
Episode 13: Hunter, Prey; Written by J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Menachim Binetski; 3/1/95
Somewhere in the station's five mile expanse, a fugitive doctor hides. Earth Alliance's orders are clear: shoot to kill. But Sheridan suspects the runaway might be innocent of the charges against him.
Episode 14: There All the Honor Lies; Written by Peter David; Directed by Mike Vejar; 4/26/95
A Minbari warrior is dead and Sheridan is accused of murder - all part f a vengeful plot to unseat him. But not all the station's goings-on are so serious, especially when hot new souvenirs hit the gift shop.
Episode 15: And Now For a Word; Written by J.Michael Straczynski; Directed by Mario DiLeo; 5/3/95
Who could have imagined an Interstellar News Network crew would be present as Centauri/Narn relations erupt into deadly conflict? Keep those cameras rolling: this ought to be a ratings smash!
Episode 16: In the Shadow of Z'Ha'Dum;
Written by J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by David Eagle; 5/10/95
Is Sheridan above the law? His heart overrides his head when he illegally detains a visitor who may know if Sheridan's wife Anna, presumed dead on an ill-fated scientific exploration, is still alive.
Episode 17: Knives; Written by Lawrence G. Ditillio; Directed by Stephen L. Posey; 5/17/95
He sees stranges visions, dreams strange dreams. Gradually, Sheridan understand he's become host to an alien lifeform. Meanwhile, a friend wishing to die challenges Mollari to an obligatory Centauri death match.
Episode 18: Confessions and Lamentations;
Written by J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Kevin G. Cremin; 5/24/95
The disease: drafa. The mortality rate: 100%. While Franklin seeks a cure and Delenn risks her life to be among the race most threatened by the illness, other station residents make that race a scapegoat.
Episode 19: Divided Loyalties;
Written by J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Jesus Trevino; 10/11/95
Lyta Alexander returns to Bablyon 5, convinced there is a traitor on board. Ivanova makes a startling revelation.
Episode 20: The Long, Twilight Struggle;
Written by J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by John C. Flinn III; 10/18/95
A final bloody battle determines the outcome of the Centauri/Narn conflict - and signals an even greater threat to all civilization.
Episode 21: Comes the Inquisition;
Written by J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Mike Vejar; 10/25/95
G'Kar rallies the Narns on the station to uphold the resistance effort against the Centauri. Delenn undergoes a torturous test of her allegiance to Kosh by a bizarre emissary called Sebastian.
Episode 22: The Fall of Night; Written by J. Michael Straczynski; Directed by Janet Greek; 11/1/95
Earth reacts to the Centauri's rapid invasion of several worlds - but it's not what Sheridan expected. Amazing revelations are made about the Shadows and the Vorlons.
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