Skip to content

Our Babylon 5 Connection

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.

Guitar Player


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.

Published inPixRadio & TV


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. […] 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 […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *