In the Kingdom of the Blind

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"In the Kingdom of the Blind"
Babylon 5 episode
Episode no. Season 5
Episode 9
Directed by David J. Eagle
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Production code 509
Original air date 18 March 1998
Guest appearance(s)

Robin Atkin Downes (Byron)
Neil Hunt (Minister Vitari)
Damian London (Centauri Regent)
Victor Love (Telepath)
Francis X. McCarthy (Minister Vole)
Ian Ogilvy (Lord Jano)

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"In the Kingdom of the Blind" is an episode from the fifth season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5. The title alludes to a Latin proverb quoted by Erasmus: "In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king".[1]


Londo returns to Centauri Prime. Trying to speak with the regent proves beyond difficult, but G'Kar proves a useful ally and bodyguard.

Byron and his telepaths threaten the Interstellar Alliance. The situation spirals out of control rapidly when violence erupts.

An unknown enemy has been attacking shipping lanes of several of the Interstellar Alliance.

Arc significance[edit]

  • Tensions between the telepaths and the Interstellar Alliance start to escalate.

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