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Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  19 January 2002 (USA)
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A disgraced Ranger takes command of an old, possibly haunted, ship on an escort mission that encounters deadly peril from a new enemy civilization.

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After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to a dangerous ancient race. Written by E. Selma

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They are fearless. They are warriors. They are legends. They are Rangers. See more »


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This is Andreas Katsulas' final portrayal of G'Kar in the Babylon 5 pantheon of TV series and TV movies. See more »

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When David is thrown against a bulkhead during his fight with Minister Kafta the metal wall wrinkles on impact, revealing it to be a cushioned barrier. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Captain Bart Gregg: Status?
Dulann: Engine's damaged. 20% capacity. Automatic weapons tracking system disabled.
Captain Bart Gregg: David, how many left?
David Martel: Six. Lead ship's coming around for another pass.
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A Good Pilot With Promise
22 January 2002 | by (Foxborough, MA; USA) – See all my reviews

The show has promise. JMS provides the setting for a new slice of the Babylon 5 universe that fits into the existing B5 arc. G'Kar, a main stay in the original series, provides a good tie in and Andreas delivers another great job of acting. One can only wonder what characters and actors will return.

The depth of background JMS gives the characters early on is refreshing. Unlike other pilots, one is not left waiting for future episodes to flesh out characters. This makes the crew real and the humor less contrived.

The computer generated imagery (CGI) is prominent and more detailed than a typical episode. New aspects will create questions for the die hard fan. A bonus is the chance to see the Ranger base on Minbar for the first time. If you like the released promotional pictures and wallpaper, you will love these scenes.

The pilot is good entertainment for the novice and a "must see" for the devotee.

jim


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