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I'll take Theresa over Adalind any day of the week. I'm so tired of Claire Coffee's terrible acting and her character's stupid storylines bogging down the show.
PREACH ON!!!

She has been the worst thing about this show filled with so much goodness, since her first appearance. I was overjoyed when she first was beaten, and seemed to be gone. When she returned, I almost gave up on the show. I really find it hard to believe that she still has a job. I can only assume the use incredible oral skills on her behalf by someone.
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I'll take Theresa over Adalind any day of the week. I'm so tired of Claire Coffee's terrible acting and her character's stupid storylines bogging down the show.
She feels like a waste of time, she lost her powers only to have it returned to her with this long, boring process and then they make a big deal about her baby and Nick's mom only shows up to take it away again, and Adalind doesn't develop or anything, she's pretty much the same as when the show started. The same with the vague Royals storyline that just never seems to go anywhere and we're already 3+ seasons in.
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Sooooooooo, I'm not the only one who dislikes some of the characters on that show, eh?

BTW, What got you into the B5 world? Love that show. Re-watch periodically.

I started watching the show from the beginning. Best show ever! The only show I have loved nearly as much is LOST. I prefer serialized storytelling to "episode of the week" style. B5 had a five year plan (shrunk to four because of cancellation fears) that worked marvelously!! B5 helped make LOST possible. LOST makes shows like GRIMM easier for producers to get permission from networks to carry over storylines.
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I'll take Theresa over Adalind any day of the week. I'm so tired of Claire Coffee's terrible acting and her character's stupid storylines bogging down the show.

I'd watch Claire Coffee make a bowl of soup over anything they do with that Teresa nightmare. If the producers think she is great they must be as gay as their logo at the end of the show.

BTW, WTH is that all about!

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I started watching the show from the beginning. Best show ever! The only show I have loved nearly as much is LOST. I prefer serialized storytelling to "episode of the week" style. B5 had a five year plan (shrunk to four because of cancellation fears) that worked marvelously!! B5 helped make LOST possible. LOST makes shows like GRIMM easier for producers to get permission from networks to carry over storylines.
JMS had the vision, no doubt. A four year mystery novel on TV. Lots of good characters, especially Londo and G'Kar, both of whom became something completely different than what they were when they started. Have you read any of the novels? Vir is fleshed out quite a bit more in the afterstories.

I see you chose a pic with the first Captain and not the second? On purpose?
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JMS had the vision, no doubt. A four year mystery novel on TV. Lots of good characters, especially Londo and G'Kar, both of whom became something completely different than what they were when they started. Have you read any of the novels? Vir is fleshed out quite a bit more in the afterstories.

I see you chose a pic with the first Captain and not the second? On purpose?
Nope....it was just the first one I found to link to. I liked both captains. But JMS was right that one captain couldn't hold all the threads he had planned for him. Especially with him (as Valen) being in Delenn's bloodline. No romance there (ick!). So, Sheridan became a better choice.

My favorite episode is Za Ha Dum. That episode was the high point for me. When Sheridan jumped into the hole with his wife walking toward him flanked by two Shadows....I was outta my seat!! i still take that one out to watch every few months. I can tell you that when that very last episode rolled around I was crying along with everyone on the show.

"If you go to Za Ha Dum, you will die." -Kosh
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I'd watch Claire Coffee make a bowl of soup over anything they do with that Teresa nightmare. If the producers think she is great they must be as gay as their logo at the end of the show.

BTW, WTH is that all about!

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You really think she COULD make a bowl of soup? I doubt it! At least not a good bowl of soup. She's got "people" for that!

And what's with the Coffee fetish?

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You really think she COULD make a bowl of soup? I doubt it! At least not a good bowl of soup. She's got "people" for that!

And what's with the Coffee fetish?
Nothing beats a nice Coffee. Blond, Slim, Great legs and a killer smile. And the stuff made with beans is ok too!!
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Nope....it was just the first one I found to link to. I liked both captains. But JMS was right that one captain couldn't hold all the threads he had planned for him. Especially with him (as Valen) being in Delenn's bloodline. No romance there (ick!). So, Sheridan became a better choice.
It should have always been a threesome ... with all the religious overtones, it was a natural. A Jesuit in charge of the Mimbari! What fun!

I love the Za Ha Dum ep, too. The scene you describe is about as creepy as it gets, the wife who isn't your wife coming to get you and turn you into a ...thing, ugh. My fav ep was the end of the Mimbari civil war. I just love the character of Neroon, his journey, his enlightenment, and finally, his sacrifice, saving DeLenn and the entire Mimbari people.



That said, I think the greatest story was told in the movie, "In the Beginning". Fabulous story telling and so integral to the story arc. Londo is such a fascinating character.

As to the final episode, I may have shed a manly tear or two .. it's that damn music, so full of pathos and loss, you'd have to be dead (or deaf) to not be affected.
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Nothing beats a nice Coffee. Blond, Slim, Great legs and a killer smile. And the stuff made with beans is ok too!!
Just don't see it. Maybe in a bar after 6 drinks .. but I'd regret it in the morning. She's yours! Enjoy!

Perhaps it's because I don't drink coffee?
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It should have always been a threesome ... with all the religious overtones, it was a natural. A Jesuit in charge of the Mimbari! What fun!

I love the Za Ha Dum ep, too. The scene you describe is about as creepy as it gets, the wife who isn't your wife coming to get you and turn you into a ...thing, ugh. My fav ep was the end of the Mimbari civil war. I just love the character of Neroon, his journey, his enlightenment, and finally, his sacrifice, saving DeLenn and the entire Mimbari people.

That said, I think the greatest story was told in the movie, "In the Beginning". Fabulous story telling and so integral to the story arc. Londo is such a fascinating character.

As to the final episode, I may have shed a manly tear or two .. it's that damn music, so full of pathos and loss, you'd have to be dead (or deaf) to not be affected.
The First season episode that locked me into the show was named "Signs and Portents." When that Shadow ship appeared and cut that raider ship to pieces, I knew i was getting into something special!
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The First season episode that locked me into the show was named "Signs and Portents." When that Shadow ship appeared and cut that raider ship to pieces, I knew i was getting into something special!
For me, it was the Vorlon. Surrounded in mystery, all powerful (or so it seemed), all knowing (pretty much), and for all intents and purposes, a living, "breathing" god.

Kosh Naranit? Last name fail!

"We are all Kosh".

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