Phoenix Rising (Babylon 5)

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"Phoenix Rising"
Babylon 5 episode
Episode no. Season 5
Episode 11
Directed by David J. Eagle
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Production code 512
Original air date 1 April 1998
Guest appearance(s)

Robin Atkin Downes (Byron)
Jack Hannibal (Peter)
Victor Love (Telepath)
Leigh McCloskey (Thomas)
Walter Koenig (Bester)

Episode chronology
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"A Tragedy of Telepaths"
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"The Ragged Edge"
List of Babylon 5 episodes

"Phoenix Rising" is an episode from the fifth season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.


The telepath crisis ends in tragedy.

Arc significance[edit]

  • Garibaldi begins drinking again. This will lead to serious problems later in the series, both for him and others.
  • Byron dies, leaving Lyta to carry on the cause for telepaths.
  • Reveals the hostage situation that was previewed in season 4's The Deconstruction of Falling Stars.

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