Interview: Tim and Summer welcome Tracy Scoggins, whose command of the station in Season 5 and Crusade was a welcome addition to the field of leading lady military roles in science fiction television.
Interview: Tim and Summer swoon in the presence of Mira Furlan, whose regal stature on Babylon 5 made an impression to last beyond the end of time.
Interview: Marie Marshall (“Dodger”) stops by to talk about her brief but passionate and impactful appearances on Babylon 5, about how one short stint turned into such a long-term fan favorite, acting in New York, and so much more.
Interview: Marshall R. Teague (“Ta’Lon”) stops by to talk about the philosophy and wisdom of the warrior-sage Ta’Lon, the talks he had with JMS about expanding that character beyond the unnamed Narn who, along with Sheridan, survived being kidnapped by the Streib (S2E11 “All Alone in the Night”), how the creation of Ta’Lon’s sword played a role in that development, the fun of being a cowboy, and so much more.
Interview: Josh Coxx (“Lt. David Corwin”) stops by to talk about his time on C&C, the character growth over all 5 seasons and the movies, and so much more. He even chats about his time as a Frost Giant in Thor.
Tim and Summer enjoy a chat with renowned character actor Tucker Smallwood, who played Mr David Endawi in the S3 episode “Matters of Honor”, and Commodore Glen Van Ross in Space: Above and Beyond.
Tucker talks about war as used in science fiction and his being a fan of science fiction literature growing up, and how his experience as an infantry commander in Vietnam informed his work and contributions to Space: Above and Beyond. He also talks about studying acting after being severely wounded, about struggling with and working through PTSD years after the fact, and more.
Deep Geeking: Tim and Summer get Marjean’s thoughts on “Rules of the Game”, particularly the development of the relationship between Dr Chambers and Max Eilerson, discovering what and who Max cares about, and of course, Dr Chambers’ impeccable fashion sense and combat timing.
And yes, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.
Once her new project, Three Moon Rising, is ready, we’ll be talking with her again about it over at Slice of SciFi!
Summer and Gary chat with Carrie Dobro (Dureena Nafeel)!
Carrie talks about how much fun she’d had on the show, the challenges of her costume and her contact lenses, about the possible character development paths that Dureena might have gone on with both Galen and Gideon, and much much more.
Jerry Doyle recently experienced a serious health crisis. The Babylon Podcast is pleased to say that he is alive and kicking (and taking names). To hear all the details, Jerry himself has posted an audio clip on his website.