Hollywood Babylon.

Author:Drake, Jim
Position:Correspondence - Letter to the editor
 
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I was surprised that Ross Douthat made no reference to the Babylon 5 TV series in his article "Lost and Saved on Television" (May). Our family watched the whole series when our son was about 10-12 (except for some scenes that were inappropriate for him), and it was clearly superior to Battlestar Galactica, which admittedly is pretty good. Our son is now twenty-three and still uses as an epigram on his email a line from Tennyson, whom he became interested in because of the show.

Although J.M. Straczynski is not a believer, Babylon 5 gives belief in the divine its due. It was also bawdy...

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