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**Doubly heartwarming, and doubles as a Tearjerker, when you realize as Londo is telling this, he is [[spoiler: completely aware that his time is hours, maybe less, away, as when he finishes telling the story we'll pick up the events Sheridan saw in ''War Without End'' and Londo and G'kar will die together. ''And Londo knows this.'']]


* In ''And The Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place'', Sheridan is [[TheChainsOfCommanding straining under the weight of his responsibilities]] as leader of the Army of Light. Reverend Dexter comes to pay him a visit and talks to him about what he's going through, and suggests that Sheridan should talk with [[LoveInterest Delenn]] about his troubles. Sheridan of course doesn't want to burden her, so Dexter tells him a story about how before they were married, his wife would always come to his house to help clean up, even though her house is a mess to. When he asked her why she bothered, she told him:

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* In ''And The Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place'', Sheridan is [[TheChainsOfCommanding straining under the weight of his responsibilities]] as leader of the Army of Light. Reverend Dexter comes to pay him a visit and talks to him about what he's going through, and suggests that Sheridan should talk with [[LoveInterest Delenn]] about his troubles. Sheridan of course doesn't want to burden her, so Dexter tells him a story about how before they were married, his wife would always come to his house to help clean up, even though her house is a mess to.too. When he asked her why she bothered, she told him:


-->'''Sheridan''': You know, [[ToughLove you're just]] like [[BabylonFiveS02E10GROPOS your father]].

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-->'''Sheridan''': You know, [[ToughLove you're just]] like [[BabylonFiveS02E10GROPOS [[Recap/BabylonFiveS02E10GROPOS your father]].

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** The moment in "The Geometry of Shadows" where he casually promotes her to full [[CommandingCoolness Commander]]; her face just [[WhenSheSmiles lights up]]. Quickly shifts to a [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments moment of funny]] when [[ThisIsGonnaSuck she realizes]] that her first order of business is to sort out the [[SillyReasonForWar ridiculous Drazi clusterfuck]]...


* The end of the Vorlon/Shadow War in Season 4, after Sheridan and Delenn tell them both off, Lorien steps forward and explains that they need to let go of the younger races, leave the galaxy to them, and move on as he and his kind did long ago. The Shadow is the first to respond, in such an unexpectedly innocent tone. The Vorlon's response is much the same. They were simply afraid, and Lorien's reassurance of them is equally as heartwarming.

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* The end of the Vorlon/Shadow War in Season 4, after Sheridan and Delenn tell them both off, Lorien steps forward and explains that they need to let go of the younger races, leave the galaxy to them, and move on as he and his kind did long ago. The Shadow is the first to respond, in such an unexpectedly innocent timid tone. The Vorlon's response is much the same. They were simply afraid, and Lorien's reassurance of them is equally as heartwarming. In the end, these ancient, powerful, and enigmatic beings were in many ways still children, needing the comfort and reassurance of their "parent".



--> '''Vorlon:''' Then we will not be alone?

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--> '''Vorlon:''' Then Then... we will not be alone?

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-->'''Sheridan:'''"Delenn, [[GondorCallsForAid we need you.]]"
-->'''Delenn:'''"[[YouAreNotAlone We are there.]]"

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** This is also largely based on the childhood of the episode's writer D.C. Fontana, and was important enough to her that she kept an eye on the production process and stepped in when someone made a prop request for a "plate" of bagna cauda, not realizing it's a fondue.


* Vir's position was originally seen as a joke. When Londo became more important in season 2 the politicians on Centauri Prime wanted to replace Vir with someone else. Londo told them and Vir's family that he had never had a more capable assistant and that if Vir left he would also leave. Doubles as a CrowningMomentOfFunny when Vir has his first hangover and Londo loudly asks him how quickly he can pack. Vir gets up to go to his quarter and pack, but Londo tells him to start with "this stuff" before explaining what he did.

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* Vir's position was originally seen as a joke. When Londo became more important in season 2 the politicians on Centauri Prime wanted to replace Vir with someone else. Londo told them and Vir's family that he had never had a more capable assistant and that if Vir left he would also leave. Doubles as a CrowningMomentOfFunny SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}} when Vir has his first hangover and Londo loudly asks him how quickly he can pack. Vir gets up to go to his quarter and pack, but Londo tells him to start with "this stuff" before explaining what he did.


-->'''John Sheridan''': "[[GoodIsNotSoft Never start a fight, but always finish it.]]"

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-->'''John Sheridan''': "[[GoodIsNotSoft Never start a fight, but always finish it.]]"]]"
* Some of Marcus's DoggedNiceGuy moments with Ivanova
** Making a goofy chart for the sole purpose of getting a tense Ivanova to smile
** Importing bacon and eggs for her to have for breakfast one morning. Even Garibaldi, no stranger to importing luxury foods, considers these nearly nearly impossible to get on Babylon 5.


-->'''[[DoctorJerk Franklin]]''': ''[Genuinely pleased]'' Well, thank you.

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-->'''[[DoctorJerk Franklin]]''': ''[Genuinely pleased]'' Well, thank you.you.
* In "[[Recap/BabylonFiveS03E10SeveredDreams Severed Dreams]]", the station staff are about to declare independence in response to President Clark's attacks on civilian populations on Mars. They know this will mean a shooting fight with [=EarthForce=]. Before making the announcement, Sheridan calls his father, knowing they won't be able to speak again for some time. His father tells him he understands, and gives him some reassuring words:
-->'''David Sheridan''': "John, I can't imagine the kind of decisions that are going through your mind right now. I'm sure they're not easy. The important ones never are. [[SoProudOfYou But when push comes to shove, you've always done the right thing.]] What was the first lesson I ever taught you?"
-->'''John Sheridan''': "[[GoodIsNotSoft Never start a fight, but always finish it.]]"


** Later in the series, when Garibaldi attempts to confront Franklin about his possible stim addiction, Garibaldi does it over dinner in Garibaldi's quarters, with the implication that the two eat together, with Garibaldi cooking, fairly routinely.

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** Later in the series, when Garibaldi attempts to confront Franklin about his possible stim addiction, Garibaldi does it over dinner in Garibaldi's quarters, with the implication that the two eat together, with Garibaldi cooking, fairly routinely.routinely.
* In "[[Recap/BabylonFiveS02E17Knives Knives]]", Franklin is once again invoking DoctorsOrders for the sake of Sheridan's health, ordering him to take time off from work to rest when Sheridan seems to be having some sort of breakdown (Sheridan is actually dealing with an incorporeal alien which as taken shelter inside his body and mind, but nobody knows that yet). Sheridan compares him to his notoriously hard-edged Marine father:
-->'''Sheridan''': You know, [[ToughLove you're just]] like [[BabylonFiveS02E10GROPOS your father]].
-->'''[[DoctorJerk Franklin]]''': ''[Genuinely pleased]'' Well, thank you.

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** Earlier in the season, we see G'Kar on his search for Garibaldi. Finding himself in trouble, G'Kar is rescued by Marcus, of all people. Later, after the pair had gone to ground, Marcus asks why G'Kar is putting so much on the line for Garibaldi. G'Kar reveals that it's because Garibaldi is his friend- the first friend he had who wasn't a Narn. When G'Kar asks Marcus why he followed him, Marcus response it that he never had a friend who was a Narn before.


-->'''Emily''': Because cleaning up your place helps me to forget what a mess I've made of mine, and - when I sweep my floor, all I've done is sweep my floor. But, when I help you clean up your place, I am helping ''you''.

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-->'''Emily''': Because cleaning up your place helps me to forget what a mess I've made of mine, and - when I sweep my floor, all I've done is sweep my floor. But, when I help you clean up your place, I am helping ''you''.''you''.
* Dr. Stephen Franklin has put Garibaldi, Ivanova, and Sheridan on "food plans" because they aren't looking after themselves nutritionally. Garibaldi spends most of the episode trying to get the ingredients for bagna cauda, which Franklin had flat-out refused to let Garibaldi eat, past him. When Franklin catches Garibaldi red-handed taking possession of said ingredients, Garibaldi tells him why he was so fixated on the dish, and why it was ordered for his birthday. Garibaldi's father was a master chef, and bagna cauda was his specialty, and every year on Michael's birthday, his father would make bagna cauda for him, as his special nonverbal "I love you" from father to son. Michael now makes it for himself in memory of his father. Franklin is moved enough to not only authorize the meal, but ask Garibaldi if there's enough for two (which leads to a Crowning Moment of Funny.)
** Later in the series, when Garibaldi attempts to confront Franklin about his possible stim addiction, Garibaldi does it over dinner in Garibaldi's quarters, with the implication that the two eat together, with Garibaldi cooking, fairly routinely.


-->'''Londo''': When they ran out of ships, they used guns. When they ran out of guns, they used knives, and sticks, and bare hands. They were magnificent. I only hope that when it is my time I may die with half as much dignity as I saw in their eyes at the end. They did this for two years. They never ran out of courage but in the end they ran out of time.

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-->'''Londo''': When they ran out of ships, they used guns. When they ran out of guns, they used knives, and sticks, and bare hands. They were magnificent. I only hope that when it is my time I may die with half as much dignity as I saw in their eyes at the end. They did this for two years. They never ran out of courage courage, but in the end they ran out of time.

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-->'''Londo''': When they ran out of ships, they used guns. When they ran out of guns, they used knives, and sticks, and bare hands. They were magnificent. I only hope that when it is my time I may die with half as much dignity as I saw in their eyes at the end. They did this for two years. They never ran out of courage but in the end they ran out of time.

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