Babylon 5

Season 1 Episode 16


Aired Monday 7:00 PM Jul 06, 1994 on



  • Allusions

    • Ship Name: Marie Celeste
      At the end of the episode Jinxo who survived the loss of the four earlier Babylon station boards a transport named Marie Celeste. This is a reference to a sailing ship found adrift in 1872 by the crew of the ship Dei Gratia. The crew of the Marie Celeste and a single lifeboat were missing, but half-eaten meals were in the mess hall. Captain Morehouse of the Dei Gratia had dined with Captain Briggs of the Marie Celeste the night before departure. Captain Morehouse and his crew were tried for murder, but acquitted. The missing crewmen were never found.