Our Babylon 5 Connection

August 14th, 2008 by Editor B

Quick quiz: What’s the connection between my beautiful wife and the science fiction television series Babylon 5?

I’ll give you a hint: It’s an object shown in the following two pictures.

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Spotted it, right? The peacock. Xy inherited that from her grandmother’s antique shop, I think. We’ve displayed it proudly everywhere we’ve lived. It’s not exactly the kind of thing that screams out “spaceship” though, is it? So obviously someone has an unusual flare for set design. And probably a tight budget.

7 Responses to “Our Babylon 5 Connection”

  1. Lee Says:

    (With a heavy german accent) Very Interesting…………..

  2. Maitri Says:

    You have Londo Mollari’s peacock? OMG, that’s awesome! (Straczynski was no high-flyer.)

    If anyone is interested in a Bab5 marathon, let me know, I have almost all the DVDs.

  3. David Says:

    I can’t believe you’re watching that and still haven’t watched Battlestar Galactica.

  4. Editor B Says:

    David: Well, we are going in alphabetical order, and Babylon comes before Battlestar. I’ve heard so many good things about Battlestar that I do want to check it out eventually, but there’s only so much science fiction TV a man can take.

  5. ChandlerN Says:

    Totally off-subject, but I’m glad you enjoyed my review! :D

  6. Marion Says:

    What would be more interesting is to find out if these are the only two wall hangings in existence.

  7. b.rox » Blog Archive » Babylon, Babylon Says:

    […] sheer camp value, like the occasional snippet of corny dialog, for example. It was a hoot spotting furniture from our living room in the show. The long story arcs were not without some intrigue. And certainly it seems like the most ambitious […]

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