Crusade (1999): S01E12 – Visitors from Down the Street


Introduction

Crusade is an American spin-off television series from J. Michael Straczynski’s Babylon 5, released in 1999.

It is set in 2267, five years after the events of Babylon 5, and just after the movie A Call to Arms (1999).

Part of the Babylon 5 franchise.

Outline

Excalibur detects a distress call and picks up a saucer-shaped life pod. Although never having seen the race before, the two individuals inside claim humans have corrupted their government and ruined lives on their homeworld. This episode can for many reasons be viewed as a satirical appreciation of the X-Files franchise, but from an inverted alien Mulder and Scully perspective including the basic character and costume designs.

Crusade Series

You can find a full index and overview of Crusade here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 25 August 1999.
  • Rating: 12.
  • Running Time: 45 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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