The Lurker's Guide to Babylon 5

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You may be looking for The Lurker's Den, a Babylon 5 "online webzine."

Name: The Lurker's Guide to Babylon 5
Owner/Maintainer: Steven Grimm
Dates: 1993-present (last updated in 2007)
Type: information
Fandom: Babylon 5
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The Lurker's Guide to Babylon 5 is probably THE most legendary Babylon 5 website.

From the site's About section:

The Lurker's Guide is a volunteer effort encompassing documents maintained by many Babylon 5 fans, as well as a lot of original material not found elsewhere. It's not associated in any kind of official way with the show (but thanks for thinking so!)

It started off before the airing of the pilot movie as a simple HTMLized version of the Babylon 5 Frequently Asked Questions List, and in fact a lot of the FAQ List's text can still be found here. Once the series began airing, maintaining a huge monolithic document became impractical, and the Lurker's Guide was born.[1]

Before the age of Wikipedia, the website was the most important source of information for B5 fans with its extensive episode guide that had not just episode summaries, but also an analysis section that collected information about the show's storyarc both from the episodes themselves and from JMS's comments on usenet.


  1. ^ About the Guide, accessed May 4th, 2013.