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BabylonSquared

BabylonSquared

By Geoffrey Sperl
Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl sit back and rewatch the original Babylon 5. Join them!
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Episode 19: Babylon Squared
Now wait a second... what's this called? ;) Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our 19th episode is "Babylon Squared" (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/020.html). Kick back as we talk about the episodes and comic book shops in Metro Detroit and Geoffrey's 49th birthday and Mother's Day and more! The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:14:40
May 02, 2022
Episode 18: A Voice in the Wilderness, Parts 1 & 2
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our 18th episode is both parts of "A Voice in the Wilderness" (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/018.html and http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/019.html). Kick back as we talk about the episodes and something else B5-related that happened this week and took Geoffrey aback. The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:48:04
April 11, 2022
Episode 17: Eyes
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our 17th episode is "Eyes," was originally the 16th to air (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/016.html). Kick back as we talk about the episode and the various multiverses of various franchises and why Jeffrey Combs is woefully underappreciated. The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:27:36
March 21, 2022
Episode 16: Grail
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our 16th episode is actually the 9th episode of the regular series, "Grail" (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/015.html). Kick back as we talk about the episode and whether Aldous is the real villain of the episode. The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:01:51
February 14, 2022
Episode 15: Signs and Portents
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our 15th episode is actually the 16th episode of the regular series, "Signs and Portents" (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/013.html). Kick back as we talk about the episode and Mr. Morden's amazing 1990s business suit (there's got to be an Andrew Lloyd Weber musical in there). The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:06:30
January 24, 2022
Episode 14: By Any Means Necessary
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our 14th episode is actually the 14th episode of the regular series, "By Any Means Necessary" (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/012.html). Kick back as we talk about the episode.  The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:21:07
December 27, 2021
Episode 13: Survivors
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our 13th episode is the 11th episode of the regular series, "Survivors" (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/011.html). Kick back as we talk about the episode. Geoffrey and Mona also discuss the cuteness factor in casting actors. The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:04:50
December 20, 2021
Episode 12: Believers
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our twelfth episode is the 10th episode of the regular series, "Believers" (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/010.html). Kick back as we talk about the episode. Geoffrey and Mona also take sides in the JRR Tolkien vs George RR Martin debate, which leads to suggesting the Epic Rap Battle between the two of them (found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAAp_luluo0). The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:06:29
December 13, 2021
Episode 11: Deathwalker
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our tenth episode is the eighth episode of the regular series, "Deathwalker" (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/009.html). Kick back as we talk about the episode. The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:13:26
November 29, 2021
Episode 10: And the Sky Full of Stars
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our tenth episode is the eighth episode of the regular series, "And the Sky Full of Stars" (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/008.html). Kick back as we talk about the episode. The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:06:00
November 22, 2021
Episode 9: The War Prayer
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5  (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our ninth episode is the seventh episode of the regular series, "The War Prayer" (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/007.html). Kick back as we talk about the episode. The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:16:34
November 17, 2021
Episode 8: Mind War
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our eighth episode is the sixth episode of the regular series, "Mind War" (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/guide/006.html). Kick back as we talk about the episode, what a great casting choice Walter Koenig was for Bester, how G'Kar is completely subverting expectations (and says as much), and what we need to read into Bester's "Be seeing you, commander" statement near the end. For anyone interested in the canonical B5 novels, stories, and comics, that list can be found at https://b5books.com/babylon-5-canon-checklist/. If you're interested in The Prisoner, its Wikipedia page is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Prisoner (and the series is streaming on Pluto TV, Tubi, and Amazon Prime). The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:14:20
October 18, 2021
Episode 7: The Parliament of Dreams
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our seventh episode is the fifth episode of the regular series, "The Parliament of Dreams." Kick back as we talk about the episode, the shoulder pad budget the wardrober had, and... is Sinclair now married to Delenn? The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:04:57
October 11, 2021
Episode 6: Infection
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our sixth episode is the fourth episode of the regular series, "Infection." Kick back as we talk about the episode, our hopes for the reboot, and how Nelson is a very moist character. Also, apologies for the background noise (that's Geoffrey's window unit AC). The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
57:31
October 04, 2021
Episode 5: Born to the Purple
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our fifth episode is the third episode of the regular series, "Born to the Purple." Kick back and learn that Mona still plans to try watching Black Widow, Geoffrey thinks Fabiana Udenio (Adira) is utterly gorgeous and Adira's character deserved better in the series, questions about the Centauri cast system, and that both Mona and Geoffrey want more Ivanova (maybe in a reboot?). The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
57:36
September 25, 2021
Episode 4: Soul Hunter
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5  (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our fourth episode is the second episode of the regular series, "Soul Hunter"! Kick back and learn that JMS has possible news surrounding more B5, why Geoffrey refers to Soul Hunter #1 as "Reg," and that he thinks The Last Jedi is the second-best episode of the Star Wars saga (and he doesn't care if you disagree). The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:02:30
September 13, 2021
Episode 3: Midnight on the Firing Line
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5  (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our third episode is the first episode of the regular series, "Midnight on the Firing Line"! Kick back and maybe help us answer why the Centauri have fangs, how Claudia Christian is a massively underrated actor, and is that Duck Dodgers short really that good, Mr. Garibaldi? The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
59:37
September 06, 2021
Episode 2: The Gathering
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) on our weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We're following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5  (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means our second episode is the original 1993 pilot, "The Gathering"! Kick back and maybe help us answer how Laurel gets her coffee roasted on the station, what's up with Delenn's torture cabinet, and do Minbari actually hiss? The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under an Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:39:51
August 29, 2021
Episode 1: In the Beginning...
Join your hosts Mona Lucius and Geoffrey Sperl (@geoffreysperl) as we start a weekly Babylon 5 rewatch podcast! We'll be following the Master List on the Lurker's Guide to B5 (http://www.midwinter.com/lurk/countries/master/eplist.html), which means the 1998 TV movie "In the Beginning..." is our first episode! So, let's kick back and watch Londo enthrall a couple of kids with a story about how he's responsible for almost annihilating the human race! The closing theme is "machine n°2" by Fashionfacts (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Fashionfacts/Maquinas_de_la_Pampa/Fashionfacts_-_Maquinas_de_la_Pampa_-_03_machine_n2) and is licensed under a Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
01:46:10
August 15, 2021