The Babylon Project

Messages from Earth

2,926pages on
this wiki
Mars Dig 02
Babylon 5, Episode 3x08
Production number: 308
First aired: 19th February 1996
52nd Babylon 5 episode to be aired
Production Credits
Written By: J. Michael Straczynski
Directed By: Michael Vejar
Executive Producer: Douglas Netter
& J. Michael Straczynski
Producer: John Copeland
Production Designer: John Iacovelli
Director of Photography: John C. Flinn, III A.S.C.
Editor: Skip Robinson
Music By: Christopher Franke
Episode Chronology
Story Date: March 18th - April 8th, 2260
Chronological Order
Preceded by: Exogenesis
Followed by: Point of No Return
Broadcast Order
Preceded by: Exogenesis
Followed by: Point of No Return
Episode Gallery


Regular CastEdit

Guest StarringEdit


Cast NotesEdit



Act IEdit

Act IIEdit

Act IIIEdit

Act IVEdit

Act VEdit

Memorable QuotesEdit


Garibaldi's perspective of the events at Syria Planum had previously been alluded to with his conversation with Mary Ann Cramer in ("Infection") and was depicted in detail in the four part comic book series ("Shadows of Past and Present"). In incident will later be referred to in ("Z'ha'dum") as the impetus for the Icarus mission while other details and witnesses are mentioned in the novels ("Deadly Relations - Bester Ascendant") and ("The Shadow Within").

DVD ReleaseEdit

This episode, along with the other 21 from Season 3 have been released on DVD with extensive Special Features.

External LinkEdit

Episode guide page for Messages from Earth at the Lurker's Guide

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki