When I first started watching Babylon 5 and Londo was introduced, my thought process was something like: “Bombastic drunk alien guy with silly hair and bad fashion sense? Clearly they’re setting him up to be a stereotypical comic relief character. Boring. Moving on.”
How wrong I was. DEAR LORD, HOW WRONG I WAS.
More or less how I feel. He’s got this dual-sided arc with sex, humor, and drunkenness on one side, while having darkness, ambition, and sacrifice on the other.