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

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 19 January 2002
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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Michael Vejar (as Mike Vejar)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dylan Neal ... David Martell
Andreas Katsulas ... Citizen G'Kar
Alex Zahara ... Dulann
Myriam Sirois ... Sarah Cantrell
Dean Marshall ... Malcolm Bridges
Warren Takeuchi ... Kitaro Sasaki (as Warren T. Takeuchi)
Jennie Rebecca Hogan ... Na'Feel
Mackenzie Gray ... Minister Kafta
David Storch ... Tafeek
Enid-Raye Adams ... Firell
Gus Lynch Gus Lynch ... Tirk
Todd Sandomirsky ... Tannier
Andrew Kavadas ... Captain Bart Gregg (as Andrew A. Kavadas)
Simon Egan Simon Egan ... Minbari Crewman
Bernard Cuffling ... Sindell
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Storyline

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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A new kind of evil demands a new kind of courage. See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

The Sci-Fi Channel

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This is Andreas Katsulas' final appearance as G'Kar in the "Babylon 5" franchise. See more »

Goofs

David states that Tirk is the first Drazi to join the Rangers. However, Drazi recruits were previously mentioned in Babylon 5: Learning Curve and Babylon 5: Meditations on the Abyss. 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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Connections

Followed by Babylon 5: The Lost Tales (2007) See more »

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The birthing of any story is not an easy thing.
4 May 2003 | by myoung-12See all my reviews

No, this wasn't as good as the classic Babylon 5 episodes, especially of Seasons 3 and 4, but that isn't the point. It was in the middle of the B5 saga and yet the beginning of its own tale. Add to that, every new main character was had to have a back story from before the start of this movie's plot so the creator, JMS, did a wonderful job of creating an exposition for a long term series - a better series than most of what has ended up on Sci Fi. B5 fans and sci fi fans in general should give it another look. Yes, there are many things I would have changed - some close shots of White Star ships, a brighter looking Mimbar, the weapons officer not tumbling like an angry cat, and no more than half of the "We live for the one..." quotes. But it's better ever time I catch it in reruns and this certainly deserved a better fate.


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