5x22 Sleeping in Light
First Aired: Nov. 25, 1998 on Syndicated
Summary: Twenty years has passed since Z'ha'dum - and as prophesized it is time for Sheridan to die. He does, however, have enough time to tie some lose ends, say his goodbyes to old friends. Ivanova is now general, Vir Kotto is Emperor of Centauri, Garibaldi is on Mars leading the corporation,…
Main Characters in this Episode
Michael Garibaldi: [Everyone raises their glasses] G'Kar.
Vir Cotto: Londo.
Dr. Stephen Franklin: Mar...
Susan Ivanova: [cutting off Franklin] Marcus.
Susan Ivanova: As for Delenn, every morning for as long as she lived, Delenn got up before dawn and watched the sun come up.
ISN newscaster: And now, for those of you that have been archiving this ISN Special Documentary, the people responsible.
ISN newscaster: Funding for this program was made possible by grants from the Anla'shok Memorial Fund.
- The toast to absent friends mentions those who have died. They were: G'Kar and Londo, who killed each other due to Drakh influence; Lennier, who was killed in action during the Telepath War; and Marcus Cole, who gave his life so that Susan Ivanova could live.
- When the maintenance worker (executive producer, J. Michael Straczynski) shut down the lights, everyone on the set was in tears.
- When Zack Allan (Jeff Conaway) is talking about the trials they went through on Babylon 5, the words are actually executive producer, J. Michael Straczynski's own thoughts. Straczynski did indeed think, at times, that no one would get out alive.
- In a deleted scene, Ivanova is shown looking over some items in her office before departing for Minbar, including her old Starfury helmet, and Marcus's fighting pike, which she has held onto for 20 years.
- Last show of the series.