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Babylon 5: The River of Souls (1998)

A group of Soul Hunters come to Babylon 5 demanding the return of something that was stolen from them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jerry Doyle ... Michael Alfredo Garibaldi
Tracy Scoggins ... Capt. Elizabeth Lochley
Jeff Conaway ... Zack Allen
Richard Biggs ... Stephen Franklin, M.D.
Ian McShane ... Robert Bryson, Ph.D.
Martin Sheen ... Soul Hunter
Jeff Doucette ... 2nd Man
Wayne Alexander ... Soul One
Bob Amaral Bob Amaral ... Customer
Beege Barkette ... Woman (as Beece Barkett)
Joel Brooks ... Jacob Mayhew
Josh Coxx ... Lt. David Corwin (as Joshua Cox)
T.J. Hoban ... Male Hologram
Stuart Pankin ... James Riley
Ray Proscia ... Klaus
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Storyline

Captain Lochley now has solid proof that Garibaldi is a disaster magnet: when he comes to the station to meet with one of his new company's subordinates, she's being sued by the owner of an illegal virtual reality "holo-brothel" and besieged by Soul Hunters looking for one of their soul vessels, this one containing the souls of the long-lost Ralga alien species. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The River of Souls See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Babylonian Productions,TNT See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Soul Hunter make-up, first seen in Babylon 5: Soul Hunter (1994), was altered to make Martin Sheen's face more recognizable. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Robert Bryson, Ph.D.: I'm sure it's only a little further to the main vault.
Klaus: You've been saying that for two days. This is foolish. There were other vaults we could have tried. Smaller ones. Easier to get into.
Robert Bryson, Ph.D.: Exactly. They were easier to get into. It's a good bet somebody's been there already...
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Followed by Babylon 5: The Lost Tales (2007) See more »

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Lovejoy in Space!
14 September 2000 | by LeeandkateSee all my reviews

I wonder whether Ian McShane's long-running role as antiques dealer Lovejoy on BBC TV influenced in any way his casting here. You'd think he'd be a bit more comfortable in the role, anyway.

However, the one role that always seems to get overlooked is Richard Biggs' near-cameo as Dr. Stephen Franklin - or at least someone who looks like him. Speaking in a bizarre "Kobayashi-from-The-Usual-Suspects" accent, and with a completely different set of mannerisms, you feel the hair on the back of your neck rise as you realise this isn't the Dr. Franklin we all know and love.

For me, that is the most memorable scene of this film, it beats Tracy Scoggins in lingerie anytime. This IS the Internet, remember - it's possible to see her with a lot less on!


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