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Shadow Dancing

Air no.: #65

Production no.: #321

First aired: 21.10.1996

Director: Kim Friedman

Script: JMS

Cast: Bruce Boxleitner [Captain John Sheridan], Claudia Christian [Commander Susan Ivanova], Jerry Doyle [Chief Michael Garibaldi], Mira Furlan [Delenn], Richard Biggs [Dr. Stephen Franklin], Bill Mumy [Lennier], Jason Carter [Marcus Cole], Stephen Furst [Vir Cotto], Jeff Conaway [Zack Allen], Peter Jurasik [Londo Mollari], Andreas Katsulas [G'Kar]

Guests: Melissa Gilbert [Anna Sheridan], Shirley Prestia [Barbara], John Grantham [cheat], J. Gordon Noice, Nicholas Ross [attackers], Doug Cox [husband]

Synopsis: Sheridan's new alliance faces it's first major test - to save refugees driven into Sector 83 by the Shadows. The Minbari send 100 White Star ships to assist. Using the telepaths' ability to confuse the Shadow ships, the alliance is victorious, but pays a heavy price. Back at B5, Franklin is stabbed in Downbelow and left to die. In a delusional state, he finally meets himself and realites that "I've always defined myself in terms of what I wasn't."