Babylon 5: The Quality of Mercy – SF Debris

A serial killer, an alien device which gives life, and a night on the town with Londo and Lennier is just another day at the office on Babylon 5.

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The simple fact that they got Londo whipping out one of his penises on camera past the censors is so worth the episode. 🙂

Having come the the show in Season 2, I find this episode an essential world building episode. It presents a lot of what would later become important without feeling that way. One thing Star Trek rarely ever did was present the limitations involved with living in space. How would you deal with violent criminals somewhere where space and resources are limited and transportation is expensive? On a planet, exile might still be an option, but not so much on a ship or station. Add in the existence of telepaths and you have a whole new way of dealing with it… Read more »