Babylon 5: Season 2, Episode 10

GROPOS (8 Feb. 1995)

TV Episode  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 272 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A task force of ground troops led by Dr. Franklin's father is assembled at B5, leading to some friction.


0Check in

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video


IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1980 titles
created 29 Nov 2011
a list of 7663 titles
created 18 Apr 2012
a list of 22 titles
created 05 Sep 2012
a list of 2095 titles
created 11 months ago
a list of 131 titles
created 10 months ago

Related Items

Search for "GROPOS" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: GROPOS (08 Feb 1995)

GROPOS (08 Feb 1995) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Babylon 5.
« Previous Episode | 32 of 110 Episodes | Next Episode »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Biggs ...
Talia Winters (credit only)
Vir Cotto (credit only)
Lennier (credit only)
Mary Kay Adams ...
Na'Toth (credit only)
G'Kar (credit only)
Londo Mollari (credit only)
David L. Crowley ...
Sgt. Major Plug


A task force of ground troops led by Dr. Franklin's father is assembled at B5, leading to some friction.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

23rd century | See All (1) »





Release Date:

8 February 1995 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


This takes place from June 20 to June 23, 2259. See more »


[first lines]
Cmdr. Susan Ivanova: No traffic. No complaints. No Noise. Traitors, troublemakers, and ambassadors all tucked snugly in their little beds. I love this time of night.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Pretty good but a tad predictable at the end
8 January 2007 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

The episode begins by Earth Force commandeering the base to use it as a staging point for an invasion of a planet that is involved in a civil war. It seems VERY odd to Sheridan and his crew that the Earth could become involved in this matter, as it doesn't to involve anyone but the inhabitants of the planet AND because using B-5 that way violates the purpose for its creation! But, considering they are ordered to billet the 25000 soldiers, they don't have much choice.

The main concurrent theme is relationships. First, coincidentally, the General in charge of the invasion is the Doctor's father. This brings up some interesting points concerning their relationship and how tough it is to grow up in a military home. Secondly, the way the military relate to the crew of B-5 is interesting--and often VERY tense.

The ending of the episode is very sobering and points to the utter futility of it all. A bit preachy? YES. But still pretty stirring and worth seeing.

8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Lyta Alexander or Talia Winters? spooler-3
Should I Watch This Next? thescribe7
Babylon 5 reboot movie will be written in 2015 according to JMS Blues1138
Just started watching... BrittChantelle
Which actors would you cast for the reboot movie, and to which role? thehuman-2
Loving this series! darkstorm97
Discuss GROPOS (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: