Xena: Warrior Princess
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Friend in Need, Part 2
aired: Sun, Jun 17, 2001
Xena dies to fight Yodoshi as a ghost and Gabrielle takes on a dangerous journey to find her friend's body.
Friend in Need, Part 1
aired: Sun, Jun 10, 2001
Xena and Gabrielle travel to Japan to challenge a samurai ghost.
aired: Sun, Jun 3, 2001
Xena, Gabrielle and Joxer discover evidence that Xena and Ares were married.
Many Happy Returns
aired: Sun, May 13, 2001
Practical jokes fly on Gabrielle's birthday.
When Fates Collide
aired: Sun, May 6, 2001
Caesar escapes from Hades and alters the present world.
Last of the Centaurs
aired: Sun, Apr 29, 2001
Xena and Gabrielle become involved in a dispute between the centaurs and Lord Belach.
Send in the Clones
aired: Sun, Apr 22, 2001
Alti clones Xena and Gabrielle to make havoc in the world.
To Helicon and Back
aired: Sun, Feb 18, 2001
Gabrielle leads the Amazons to Helicon to rescue Varia.
Path of Vengeance
aired: Fri, Feb 16, 2001
Eve comes to the Amazons where she is captured by the Queens.
You Are There
aired: Sun, Feb 4, 2001
A reporter sets out to discover whether Xena is a villain or a hero.
The God You Know
aired: Sun, Jan 28, 2001
Archangel Michael asks Xena and Xena and Gabrielle to kill Caligula.
aired: Sun, Jan 21, 2001
When a prince named Morloch kills Marga, Xena must train Varia to be queen.
Old Ares Had a Farm
aired: Sun, Jan 14, 2001
Xena, Gabrielle and Ares enjoy the farm life.
Return of the Valkyrie
aired: Fri, Dec 1, 2000
Xena has lost her memory and is on the verge of getting married. Beowulf tries to convince her to return to the swamp and save her friend Gabrielle.
aired: Sun, Nov 19, 2000
Xena, Brunnhilda and Beowulf battle the monster Grindl.
aired: Fri, Nov 17, 2000
The warrior Beowulf approaches Xena for help.
aired: Sun, Nov 5, 2000
Xena and Gabrielle battle a camp of ferocious cannibals.
aired: Sun, Oct 29, 2000
Xena accidentally kills an African nomad, thinking he was an attacker.
aired: Sun, Oct 22, 2000
Gabrielle learns that a man named Gurkhan has kidnapped her niece.
Heart of Darkness
aired: Sun, Oct 15, 2000
Lucifer arrives on Earth to force Xena to go to Hell.
The Haunting of Amphipolis
aired: Sun, Oct 8, 2000
Xena comes home to find her town deserted.
aired: Fri, Oct 6, 2000
Ares must get through the amazons first in order for Xena to help him get his godhood back. 'The Furies' return to avenge the gods' deaths, Ares goes crazy, and leads him to go after Xena.
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aired: Sun, May 14, 2000
The Olympians discover that Livia is Eve and plans to use Gabrielle to kill her.
aired: Sun, May 7, 2000
Livia refuses to believe she is really Xena's daughter and continues to kill Eli's followers. Xena must decide if she should kill her own daughter.
aired: Sun, Apr 30, 2000
When Xena and Gabrielle escape from their ice tombs 25 years later, they return to a very different world.
Looking Death in the Eye
aired: Sun, Apr 23, 2000
Old Joxer tells his children the story of Xena and Gabrielle's last adventure.
Antony and Cleopatra
aired: Sun, Apr 23, 2000
When the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra, is murdered --Xena assumes her identity to uncover the assassin and protect Egypt. Meanwhile, Gabrielle is confronted by an old friend of Rome.
aired: Sun, Mar 19, 2000
Gabrielle must choose between leading the Amazons and traveling with her companion.
aired: Sun, Mar 12, 2000
Upon arriving in the Amazon village, Xena and Gabrielle face the prospect of war.
Married with Fishsticks
aired: Fri, Feb 18, 2000
After Gabrielle gets knocked into the ocean, she wakes up believing she is a siren named Crustacea.
Amphipolis Under Siege
aired: Fri, Feb 18, 2000
Athena declares war on Amphipolis in a plan to try and get Eve.
aired: Fri, Feb 11, 2000
Joxer brings three priests to meet Xena and her baby. However, things turn bad when the priests' malicious motives are revealed.
God Fearing Child
aired: Fri, Feb 4, 2000
Zeus aims to kill Xena and her unborn baby. Meanwhile, Hercules comes to protect them.
aired: Sun, Jan 23, 2000
While trying to break her writer's block, Gabrielle recounts an eventful day to Aphrodite in which Lachrymose, the god of despair, shrank her, and Xena's horse, Argo.
Lyre Lyre Hearts On Fire
aired: Sun, Jan 16, 2000
In this musical episode, Xena reunites with her mother, Joxer reunites with his twin brother, and Gabrielle meets Draco; and to avoid a war over who gets possession of Terpsichore's lyre, Xena organizes a battle of the bands
Seeds of Faith
aired: Sun, Jan 9, 2000
Ares feels threatened by Eli, who is spreading a message of love and peace, and decides to kill him. Xena and Gabrielle swear to protect Eli from Ares, but he tells them they cannot use violence to save his life.
aired: Sun, Nov 21, 1999
Aphrodite accidentally traps Xena in the body of a young, dying girl named Daphne. Aphrodite and Gabrielle have to find a way to reverse it before sunset.
Back in the Bottle
aired: Sun, Nov 14, 1999
Xena must master Lao Ma's powers in order to battle the militia led by the evil spirits of Pao Ssu and her brother, Ming Tien, and save Gabrielle, Joxer, and the people of Chin.
aired: Sun, Nov 7, 1999
Accompanied by Gabrielle and Joxer, Xena returns to Chin, to wrestle Lao Ma's book of power from an evil minded twin.
Them Bones, Them Bones
aired: Sun, Oct 31, 1999
Alti's spirit has been harming the soul of Xena's baby in the spirit world. Xena, Gabrielle and Amarice go to find Yakut, so she can help Xena fight Alti and save the soul of her baby.
aired: Sun, Oct 17, 1999
While staying in the town of Spamona with Gabrielle, Amarice, Joxer and his friend Arman, Xena begins to realize that she could be pregnant. She also runs into her old friend, Talia, and Gabrielle finally gets her own horse.
aired: Sun, Oct 10, 1999
Xena and Gabrielle share one body, the work of the ruthless Ares. Together, Xena and Gabrielle are forced to fight the female warrior Mavican.
aired: Sun, Oct 3, 1999
After being resurrected, Xena has no memory of her warrior life. Ares pursues her in order to get her to find the Chakram of Light. Meanwhile, Joxer finds the courage to tell Gabrielle that he loves her.
aired: Sun, Sep 26, 1999
After being crucified by the Romans, Xena and Gabrielle's souls reach Heaven, but they meet an old enemy, Callisto, who is now a demon and kidnaps Gabrielle and carries her to Hell.
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Deja Vu All Over Again
aired: Sun, May 16, 1999
A woman is convinced she is the reincarnation of Xena, the Warrior Princess.
Idles of March
aired: Sun, May 9, 1999
Callisto returns to tempt Xena as Caesar plans to declare himself emperor.
aired: Sun, May 2, 1999
When Brutus kills Ephiny, Gabrielle is called back to be queen of the Amazons.
Takes One to Know One
aired: Sun, Apr 25, 1999
On a dark and stormy night, Xena must determine which one of her friends is a murderer.
aired: Sun, Apr 18, 1999
Najara returns claiming she has renounced violence, while Joxer deals with his first kill.
The Play's the Thing
aired: Sun, Mar 14, 1999
Gabrielle unwittingly becomes a pawn in a theater scam when one of her scrolls falls into the hands of Zehra, the "Queen of Cons."
aired: Sun, Feb 21, 1999
Xena invokes the help of the god Krishna (Rajiv Varma) to rescue Gabrielle and Eli (Timothy Omundson) from Indrajit (Rajneel Singh), the King of Demons.
Between the Lines
aired: Sun, Feb 14, 1999
While traveling through India, Xena and Gabrielle's souls are sent into the future through the power of Mehndi to protect their good Karma from the reincarnated Alti (Claire Stansfield).
aired: Fri, Feb 12, 1999
In exotic India, Gabrielle finds she has the power to cure people, but that ability may come from a sinister source.
aired: Sun, Jan 31, 1999
In a seemingly idyllic land, Gabrielle finds peace and calm as Xena is beset by visions of violence.
If the Shoe Fits
aired: Sun, Jan 24, 1999
Through imaginative storytelling, Xena, Gabrielle, Joxer and Aphrodite help the young runaway Princess Alesia realize there's no place like home.
Daughter of Pomira
aired: Sun, Jan 17, 1999
To bring peace between two feuding cultures, Xena and Gabrielle rescue Vanesa, the young adopted daughter of the leader of the dreaded Horde.
Key to the Kingdom
aired: Sun, Jan 10, 1999
A double for Xena double-crosses Autolycus in an attempt to steal a special baby.
aired: Sun, Jan 3, 1999
In order to save a town from destruction, Xena must figure out who is copycatting her past evil deeds.
aired: Sun, Nov 15, 1998
Xena and Najara, a radiant young woman who preaches about the Light, compete for Gabrielle's heart and soul.
Locked Up and Tied Down
aired: Sun, Nov 8, 1998
Xena is banished to Shark Island Prison for all the crimes and murders she committed in her dark past.
A Tale of Two Muses
aired: Sun, Nov 1, 1998
Xena, Gabrielle and Autolycus bring dancing to a town where it is banned.
A Good Day
aired: Sun, Oct 25, 1998
Xena engineers a giant battle between Caesar and Pompey to save Greece.
In Sickness and in Hell
aired: Sat, Oct 24, 1998
Xena and Gabriel have come down with a series of illnesses, too bad they can't take the day off from fighting the evil Scynthian army.
A Family Affair
aired: Sun, Oct 11, 1998
Xena reunites with Gabrielle and the two friends face off with the evil Hope and Dahak's grandson, the monstrous Destroyer.
Adventures in the Sin Trade, Part 2
aired: Sun, Oct 4, 1998
Xena travels to the Amazon Resting Place to battle the evil Witch, Alti, and learns that Gabrielle is still alive.
Adventures in the Sin Trade, Part 1
aired: Sun, Sep 27, 1998
Distraught with grief over the loss of Gabrielle, Xena travels to Siberia and the Amazon Land of the Dead to find her friend.
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Sacrifice, Part 2
aired: Sun, May 10, 1998
Xena and Gabrielle (Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor) join forces with two con men to prevent Joxer's death at the hands of a vengeful gaming-club owner. With Ted Raimi.
Sacrifice, Part 1
aired: Sun, May 3, 1998
A brash teen (Shiri Appleby) tries to convince Xena (Lucy Lawless) that she would make a better partner than Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) by leading the duo to the stolen Urn of Apollo.
aired: Sun, Apr 26, 1998
Xena's solo efforts to stop an approaching Persian army leave a poisoned Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) to fend for herself after the duo are double-crossed by a Persian spy. Stars Lucy Lawless.
aired: Sun, Apr 19, 1998
Xena and Gabrielle's (Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor) bitter conflict reaches its climax when both are transported to the dream world of Illusia to settle their mutual differences. With Ted Raimi and Hudson Leick.
Fins, Femmes and Gems
aired: Sun, Apr 12, 1998
Xena and Gabrielle's friendship is strained after Callisto (Hudson Leick) manipulates Gabrielle's daughter into killing Xena's son. Stars Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor.
Forget Me Not
aired: Sun, Mar 8, 1998
A jealous Aphrodite (Alexandra Tydings) casts a hex on Gabrielle's (Renee O'Connor) scroll, which causes everything she writes to come true.
When in Rome...
aired: Fri, Mar 13, 1998
A priestess and a lusty barmaid who look exactly like Xena (Lucy Lawless) team up with the warrior princess when Balius plots to destroy the Hestians. With Renee O'Connor and Ted Raimi.
aired: Sun, Feb 22, 1998
Gabrielle's evil daughter Hope (Renee O'Connor) takes the form of her mother and joins forces with Ares (Kevin Smith) to create a race of superbeings; Xena (Lucy Lawless) is forced to team up with Callisto (Hudson Leick).
aired: Sun, Feb 15, 1998
Callisto (Hudson Leick) returns to resurrect Gabrielle's evil daughter Hope and build an army to conquer the world. Stars Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor and Kevin Smith.
One Against an Army
aired: Sun, Feb 8, 1998
Xena and Gabrielle (Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor) team up with Autolycus (Bruce Campbell) to infiltrate Tarses of Scyros' castle and recover the stolen statue of Pax. With Jon Brazier.
The Bitter Suite
aired: Thu, Jan 1, 1998
The eruption of Mount Aetna produces a tidal wave that submerges Xena, Gabrielle and Autolycus (Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor, Bruce Campbell) inside a sinking mining vessel.
aired: Sun, Jan 25, 1998
Aphrodite (Alexandra Tydings) casts a spell on Xena, Gabrielle and Joxer (Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor, Ted Raimi) to bring out their innermost desires and hinder their attempts to recover the Mystic Diamond.
The Quill Is Mightier
aired: Sun, Jan 18, 1998
Joxer (Ted Raimi) tries to help Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) regain her memory after she journeys to the Temple of Mnemosyne to forget her betrayal of Xena (Lucy Lawless).
aired: Sun, Jan 11, 1998
Efforts to engage in a prisoner exchange involving a Gaul warrior (Tamati Rice) for a member of the Roman hierarchy (Matthew Chamberlain) are hindered by an uncooperative Caesar (Karl Urban). With Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor.
The King of Assassins
aired: Sun, Nov 16, 1997
Joxer's twin brother's plan to assassinate the visiting Cleopatra (Gina Torres) is met with resistance from Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) and Autolycus (Bruce Campbell). With Lucy Lawless and Ted Raimi.
The Debt, Part 2
aired: Sun, Nov 9, 1997
Xena (Lucy Lawless) is sentenced to death by the son of her spiritual mentor; Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) regrets preventing Xena from saving herself when she had the chance.
The Debt, Part 1
aired: Sun, Nov 2, 1997
A dying Chinese warrior sends Xena (Lucy Lawless) back to her treacherous past with a message to kill the Green Dragon. With Renee O'Connor.
aired: Mon, Oct 27, 1997
Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) must make a difficult decision regarding her allegiance to Xena (Lucy Lawless) after she gives birth to the daughter of Dahak, the Evil One.
aired: Sun, Oct 19, 1997
Xena (Lucy Lawless) and her former enemy Boadicea (Jennifer Ward-Lealand) join forces to battle Caesar (Karl Urban); Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) must fight for her own life against evil spirit worshippers.
The Dirty Half-Dozen
aired: Sun, Oct 12, 1997
Xena and Gabrielle (Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor) team up with a band of criminals to battle Ares' ambitious protege and his heavily armed troops. With Kevin Smith.
Been There, Done That
aired: Sun, Oct 5, 1997
Xena (Lucy Lawless) realizes her day is repeating itself so she can break a cycle of death that hinges on two lovers' warring families. With Renee O'Connor and Ted Raimi.
aired: Sun, Sep 28, 1997
The Furies, at Ares' instigation, condemn Xena to persecution and madness for failure to avenge the murder of her father. As Xena descends into madness, Gabrielle is her only grip on reality. Xena must convince the Furies that Ares' charge is untrue.
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A Comedy of Eros
aired: Sun, May 11, 1997
The baby of Cupid & Psyche, on the loose with Daddy's love-causing bow, complicates Xena's attempt to stop Draco from attacking a temple of Hestian virgins.
aired: Sun, May 4, 1997
After a shipwreck, Gabrielle is rescued by the cursed ship of Cecrops, where she will have to stay until she dies -- unless Xena can break the curse.
aired: Sun, Apr 27, 1997
Xena reverts to her old ways to whip a dispirited Athenian army into shape to take on a foe known as the Horde.
aired: Sun, Apr 20, 1997
Xena and Gabrielle chance upon King Ulysses on his way home to Ithaca from Troy, and when they see that Poseidon doesn't want him to get there, they do everything they can to make sure that he does.
aired: Sun, Apr 13, 1997
A warrior (Jeremy Callaghan) wants to make his name by killing Xena. He fails, but he succeeds in putting the warrior princess in a blind rage when he kidnaps Gabrielle and sells her to agents of a king.
aired: Sun, Apr 6, 1997
When Meleager, the hero who once saved Gabrielle's village, is condemned for murder, Gabrielle and Xena have only one turn of the sand dial to produce evidence that he is innocent.
For Him the Bell Tolls
aired: Sun, Feb 23, 1997
While engaged in a battle of wills with her son, Cupid, Aphrodite (Alexandra Tydings) turns Joxer into a dashing hero tasked with stealing a princess's heart away from her betrothed.
A Day in the Life
aired: Sun, Feb 16, 1997
Xena (Lucy Lawless) has 24 hours to prevent a warlord from plundering one village, and the world's biggest giant from destroying another.
A Necessary Evil
aired: Sun, Feb 9, 1997
In order to stop the evil Velasca (Melinda Clarke) from hunting down Gabrielle, Xena must unleash an even more depraved immortal to vanquish her---Callisto (Hudson Leick).
aired: Sun, Feb 2, 1997
Gabrielle's attempt to take Xena's body to be buried with her brother are complicated by would-be thieves, Amazon dynasty squabbles, and Xena's attempts to communicate through Autolycus.
aired: Sun, Jan 26, 1997
After being critically injured in a fight, Xena lets her mind flash back to the time that Julius Caesar (Karl Urban) taught her a valuable lesson about destiny.
Here She Comes... Miss Amphipolis
aired: Sun, Jan 19, 1997
Xena masquerades as a beauty pageant contestant to stop a saboteur, who is bent on destroying a peace treaty between three warlords.
The Xena Scrolls
aired: Sun, Jan 12, 1997
In 1940, two archaeologists look for the legendary scrolls that Gabrielle wrote about her adventures with Xena.
A Solstice Carol
aired: Sun, Dec 8, 1996
Xena and Gabrielle try to bring the warmth of the holiday season to a cold-hearted king (Peter Vere Jones) who has outlawed the Winter Solstice celebration.
Ten Little Warlords
aired: Sun, Nov 17, 1996
While still trapped in the body of her enemy, Callisto, Xena is forced to enter a competition where warlords vie to become the new god of war.
aired: Sun, Nov 10, 1996
With the help of Ares (Kevin Smith) in the Underworld, Callisto (Hudson Leick) switches bodies with Xena and returns to the land of the living where the two women warriors battle once more, this time disguised as each other.
aired: Sun, Nov 3, 1996
Xena must foil an attempt to dethrone her friend and look-alike, Princess Diana, by the unscrupulous Meg, who bears a startling resemblance to both.
Return of Callisto
aired: Sun, Oct 27, 1996
When the fierce woman warrior Callisto (Hudson Leick) escapes from prison, Xena must face her in battle once again.
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
aired: Sun, Oct 20, 1996
Xena and Gabrielle join forces with Joxer (Ted Raimi) and Orpheus (Matthew Chamberlain) to defeat the evil god Bacchus (Anthony Ray Parker), who is transforming innocent girls into deadly monsters.
The Giant Killer
aired: Sun, Oct 13, 1996
Xena must face her old friend Goliath (Todd Rippon) in battle when the giant refuses to turn his back on the ruthless Philistines.
aired: Sun, Oct 6, 1996
The three Fates give Xena the chance to recreate her life when she agrees to give up her warrior ways.
Orphan of War
aired: Sun, Sep 29, 1996
Xena's deepest secret is revealed when she and Gabrielle join forces with the Centaurs to battle the evil warlord, Dagnine (Mark Ferguson).
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Is There a Doctor in the House?
aired: Sun, Jul 28, 1996
Xena forces an end to the Mitoan-Thessalian War while using her medical knowledge to save the lives of numerous casualties, including Gabrielle. Xena and Gabrielle find themselves approaching a terrible battle scene. Xena explains that the Mitoans and the Thessalians have been waging a civil war against each other, and are fighting for control of the pass which is the only route between Thessally and Mitoa. Suddenly, they hear a woman moaning and discover the Amazon Ephiny, a friend of Gabrielle's, hiding nearby. Newly widowed and about to give birth, Ephiny explains that she and her husband Phantes wanted to have their baby in Athens, but on the way there, Phantes was captured and killed by the Mitoans. Xena determined to put an end to the war, leaves Ephiny in Gabrielle's care and sneaks up on Mitoan General Marmax as he talks to his aides. When he rides away on his horse seeking a better vantage point, Xena succeeds in wounding and capturing him.
aired: Sun, Jun 2, 1996
Xena is reunited with her brother Toris and the two join forces to over throw Cortese, the raider who destroyed their village many years before. When Xena and Gabrielle turn the tables on two masked assassins who ambush them on a mountain trail, Xena learns their leader is none other than Cortese, the ruthless warlord who destroyed her village many years before and set her on the path of war and destruction. Determined to defeat him once and for all, Xena rides into a small town under siege by Cortese's masked bandits, emits a piercing war cry, and charges into the battle to take on the entire raiding party by herself. But the fighting is soon interrupted by the arrival of a company of king's soldiers under the command of Aescalus. Cortese's lieutenant Malik and his raiders beat a hasty retreat into the woods, but not before Xena is recognized by one of Cortese's men, who turns out to be her estranged older brother Toris.
aired: Sun, May 12, 1996
Xena must battle the fierce woman warrior Callisto, who is set on revenge for the death of her family. Callisto, a ruthless woman warrior leading a band of cutthroats on a bloody rampage, tells a terrified village survivor to spread the news of her devastation and identifies herself as Xena. The Xena learns of this cruel charade from Melas, a grief-stricken young man who has lost his two-year old son to the murderers and vows revenge on the warrior princess. Determined to stop the destruction, Xena and Gabrielle set out to find the imposter. Heading toward the ransacked village where she was last seen, they encounter the warrior Akteon, who believes he has come to join Xena in a campaign to plunder Thebes, based on a message he received from Callisto in Xena's name. Playing along with the deception, Xena changes the rendezvous plan and sends Akteon off on a wild goose chase.
The Greater Good
aired: Sun, May 5, 1996
Xena responds to a cry for help and stops a group of soldiers sent by the evil warlord Talmadeus from kidnapping Salmoneus and burning down his water factory, but before she can pursue the fleeing soldiers, she is hit by a poisoned dart in the back of her neck. She soon learns that Lord Talmadeus is seeking revenge on Salmoneus, known locally as Lord Seltzer, for being swindled in a weapons deal. Meanwhile, Talmadeus receives news of Xena's interference from his lieutenant Ness, and doubles his resolve to destroy Salmoneus. As Xena grows weaker, Gabrielle must disguise herself as the warrior princess in a plan to save Salmoneus from being killed by the warlord Talmadeus.
Ties That Bind
aired: Sun, Apr 28, 1996
In an attempt to win Xena back to his lead his army, Ares masterminds a plot involving Xena's estranged father Atrius. Xena and Gabrielle sneak up on the army encampment of General Kirilus to witness several frightened young women being corralled and locked up by guards. Xena is about to move in when a mysterious warrior, edging towards the camp, is spotted by Kirilus' men. Shouting for the release of the captives, the warrior is attacked and nearly overpowered when Xena jumps into the fray to rescue him. When Gabrielle arrives and calls out Xena's name, the mysterious stranger stuns them both by announcing that he's Xena's father Atrius, a claim the warrior princess rejects immediately.
aired: Sun, Apr 21, 1996
Xena and Gabrielle intervene to save young Icus from being sacrificed by his own father, Anteus. Icus, the gentle 12-year-old son of Anteus and Zora, runs away from home when his desperate mother warns him he's about to be sacrificed by his own father. Xena and Gabrielle intercede before a group of religious Zealots, led by Icus' older brother, Maell, can capture the frightened and defenseless young boy. When Xena learns about Icus' terrible predicament, she leaves Gabrielle in a hidden cave and sets out to confront the boy's family. Arriving at the boy's home, Xena is surprised to find the aging patriarch, Anteus, genuinely torn apart by the decision to sacrifice his young son. His elder son, Maell, however, angrily insists that God has commanded Icus' death and orders Xena to return his brother. Xena refuses and leaves.
aired: Sun, Mar 3, 1996
Gabrielle joins forces with the warrior, Meleager, to save her home village fro the ruthless brigand, Damon. When Gabrielle and Xena are ambushed by a group of armed highwaymen, Gabrielle becomes paralyzed with fear and is almost killed before Xena can intervene. Thoroughly shaken by her failure to act, she decides to leave Xena and return home to try to sort out her feelings. On the way to Poteidaia, she learns that Damon, a ruthless brigand who demands periodic tribute, is headed from her village with his band of thieves and she races to warn the citizens. Upon her arrival, however, her younger sister, Lila gives her an oddly restrained welcome. Gabrielle soon discovers that the villagers have placed all their hopes for survival on Meleager the Mighty, a famous warrior they summoned for help, who unfortunately arrives in town drunk.
Royal Couple of Thieves
aired: Sun, Feb 18, 1996
Xena enlists the aid of Autolycus, the cunning "king of thieves," to recover a priceless chest containing a weapon of enormous power from the evil warlord Malthus. Xena sets a trap for Autolycus and captures the self-proclaimed "king of thieves" to ask for his help in recovering a priceless chest containing the most powerful weapon in the world. She tells him the chest was stolen from Kelton and his people, and is going to be auctioned off to the highest bidder by the evil warlord Malthus. Xena and Gabrielle succeed in appealing to Autolycus' vanity in order to gain his help. Disguised as the notorious assassin, Lord Sinteres, Autolycus, accompanied by Xena, boards the ship bound for Malthus' island castle. They are welcomed on board by Malthus’ evil lieutenant, Arkel, and meet a number of unsavory passengers, including the scarred and sinister Prognese. Prognese and the rest of the passengers are stunned when Autolycus reappears on deck. Bracing for a sword fight, he is unaware that Xena has come up behind him.
aired: Sun, Feb 11, 1996
Xena is summoned to the Underworld by the ghost of her beloved Marcus to help defeat the madman Atyminius, who has stolen Hades' Helmet of Invisibility. One night, the ghost of her beloved Marcus appears to Xena to ask for her help. He tells her that the Underworld has been thrown into total chaos and that good souls are in danger. Xena follows his instructions and dives deep into the Alcyonian Lake to gain entrance to the Other Side. When she arrives on the shores of the River Styx, Charon confirms that the wicked now have the run of Elysian Fields, while the innocent are suffering in Tartarus. He ferries her across the river where she rejoins Marcus and witnesses the evil that has overrun Paradise. Questioning Marcus, Xena realizes that he was put among the wicked when he died. She is, therefore, quite moved by the selflessness of his request for help in restoring order in the Underworld.
aired: Sun, Feb 4, 1996
Because of her startling resemblance to King Lias' daughter Diana, Xena is asked to pose as the princess to help flush out a band of would-be assassins. When Xena responds to a summons for help from King Lias, she is attacked moments after entering the castle by the vicious Timus, whom she overpowers. The King orders his men to go after the deadly intruder and explains to Xena that the attempt on her life was meant for his daughter, Diana, who someone is trying to kill before her impending wedding to Mineus of Liberium. When Diana enters the room, Xena is stunned to see that she looks so much like the princess; they could pass for identical twins. Lias pleads with Xena to masquerade as his daughter in order to flush out the would-be assassins and she agrees to help. While the real Diana, now disguised as Xena, leaves the palace in search of Gabrielle.
A Fistful of Dinars
aired: Sun, Jan 28, 1996
Xena goes in search of a legendary lost treasure which includes Ambrosia, the sustenance of the gods, in an effort to keep the precious food from falling into the wrong hands. Xena intercedes to save her old friend Lycus from a furious attack by his pursuer Klonig, but only manages to save what the two men are fighting over - a leather pouch containing one of four clues to the location of the Lost Treasure of Sumerians. Only Xena knows that part of the treasure is the Titan Key, which unlocks the Hall of Ambrosia where the legendary food of the gods can be found. When Xena learns that the wily assassin, Thersites, already possess two of the clues to finding the treasure, she has no choice but to team up with him in the search.
Athens City Academy of the Performing Bards
aired: Sun, Jan 21, 1996
When Gabrielle decides to audition for a coveted spot at the Athens City Academy of the Performing Bards, she helps another young hopeful regain confidence in his extraordinary talents as a storyteller. After Gabrielle enthralls the crowd in a local tavern with tales of Xena's heroic exploits, she is approached by a gentle young man named Orion, who asks if she's planning to participate in the Bard Competition at the Athens City Academy of the Performing Bards. When she learns that the top four contestants will be admitted as students to the Academy, she decides to audition, especially when Orion's father, Polonius, tells her that the Academy is definitely not for young ladies. She bids Xena a bittersweet farewell and travels to Athens where the tryouts are about to begin. There she manages to con her way onto the list of registrants after mesmerizing Orion and a group of other student hopefuls with a tale of the spectacular battle between Xena and the villainous Draco which took place in her village.
Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts
aired: Sun, Jan 14, 1996
Xena is summoned by the beautiful Helen of Troy to help end the bitter ten-year-long war between the Greeks and the Trojans. Helen, the beautiful Queen of Troy, awakens from a recurring nightmare in which she is about to be murdered by a dark and mysterious warrior. At her side, Paris, the handsome ruler of Troy, reassures her that victory is at hand in the Trojan's ten-year-long war with the Greeks. Helen is not consoled, however, and privately dispatches her personal guard Miltiades to find Xena and bring her to Troy to help end the bitter conflict. Not far from the city, Xena and Gabrielle come upon Miltiades as he is being attacked by three hooded men. Xena jumps into the fray but is unable to save the life of the guard, who relays Helen's message with his dying breath. Xena sets out for Troy with an excited Gabrielle, who can't wait to meet the legendary Helen.
The Black Wolf
aired: Sun, Jan 7, 1996
Xena goes undercover to aid a group of rebels following a shadowy leader known only as the Black Wolf. When a band of freedom fighters, following a shadowy figure known only as the Black Wolf, ambush and kill a group of armed men collecting taxes, Xerxes, the cold-blooded ruler of Argos, threatens the villagers with death unless they betray the identity of the rebel leader in their midst. A dozen courageous citizens step forward claiming to be the infamous Black Wolf, and Xerxes angrily orders his guards to arrest them all. Xena arrives a short time later, just in time to witness her old friend, Hermia, being abused by Xerxes' guards when she begs to see her imprisoned daughter, Flora. After Xena teaches the guards some manners, Hermia tells her that Flora has fallen madly in love with one of the Black Wolves, and is now in prison for having taken up their cause to overthrow Xerxes. Xena vows to come up with a plan to rescue the young woman.
Hooves and Harlots
aired: Sun, Nov 19, 1995
To avert a war between the Amazons and the Centaurs, Xena must discover who murdered the Amazon princess Terreis. When Xena and Gabrielle enter Amazon territory, they are quickly surrounded by four young Amazon warriors who are impressed that Xena knows their symbol of peace. But before they guarantee the trespassers safe passage through their hunting grounds, Terreis, the sister of the Amazon Queen Melosa, and her comrade Ephiny decide to take them to the Queen. On the way, Gabrielle and Terreis strike up a friendship and when the Amazons are ambushed and Terreis is mortally wounded, Gabrielle risks her own life to shield her new friend from further assault. Before Terreis dies, she gives Gabrielle her Right of Cast, which clearly angers Ephiny. What Gabrielle doesn’t realize is that her acceptance of this Right of Cast has made her an Amazon princess, responsible for avenging Terreis' death.
Death in Chains
aired: Sun, Oct 1, 1995
Xena must rescue Hades' sister Celesta, the embodiment of Death, from the clutches of King Sisyphus or all mankind will be doomed to eternal life filled with suffering. As his wife, Queen Merope, nervously looks on, a confident King Sisyphus greet Celesta, the embodiment of Death, who has come to escort him to the Underworld of her brother, Hades. Through trickery, the King captures and chains his visitor, rendering her helpless by seizing her eternal flame. Meanwhile, Xena is attacked by the evil Toxeus while traveling through the forest with Gabrielle. In the heated battle which follows, Toxeus tries to stab her with a hidden dagger, but Xena narrowly escapes, driving the knife deep into the chest of her attacker. As she and Gabrielle walk away, they do not notice that the imprisonment of Celesta has already begun to have an effect - Toxeus' eyes pop open and his mortally wounded body is suddenly very much alive.
aired: Sun, Nov 5, 1995
Hercules and Iolaus join forces with Xena and Gabrielle to free Prometheus, who has been chained by the gods. After being attacked by four sword-wielding bounty hunters, Xena saves the life of Demophon, one of the attackers who has been badly wounded in the fight, and waits out a terrible storm with her captive and Gabrielle in a local tavern. When both Demophon and a loudly coughing customer in the bar suddenly die - and a man's howling scream is heard over the sound of the thunder - Xena realizes that Prometheus has been captured by the gods. Gabrielle explains to the innkeeper that according to legend, if Prometheus is ever bound, mankind will lose all the gifts he gave them, including fire and the ability to heal themselves.
aired: Sun, Oct 29, 1995
Xena must save an entire village when Gabrielle unwittingly frees three ancient Titans, who have been imprisoned for centuries in stone. While Xena pursues a group of murdering thugs led by Hesiod, Gabrielle stumbles into a cavern where a group of priests are performing a ritual. When she corrects the pronunciation of a young woman who is chanting words from an ancient scroll, the huge rock sculptures of three Titans know as Theia, Crias and Hyperion spring to life from the cavern wall. Thrilled at being liberated, the Titans drop to their knees before Gabrielle, whom they proclaim a great goddess. Meanwhile, a skeptical Xena warns her friend that there may have been a very good reason why the Titans were entombed by the gods in the first place.
aired: Sun, Oct 15, 1995
Ares sets a trap for Xena aimed at returning her to her former life as a ruthless warrior. When Xena comes upon a hooded swordsman about to kill Teracles, the last survivor of an ambushed party of four villagers, she draws her sword and charges the brutal attacker. After proving himself a match for Xena with his quick reflexes and powerful blows, the swordsman suddenly disappears, leaving Xena to tend to the badly wounded man as the other villagers arrive. Distraught over the slaughter, they assume Xena is responsible for the killings. Unable to convince them of the truth, Xena manages a quick escape on horseback with Gabrielle. Rallying most of the villagers behind them, they set a trap for Xena, and when Gabrielle is caught, Xena surrenders. Xena is thrown into a prison cell where she is visited by the hooded Ares, who reveals himself and promises to rescue her and make her queen of the world. Xena resists him and prepares to meet her fate.
The Path Not Taken
aired: Mon, Oct 9, 1995
Xena's plan to prevent a war by rescuing a kidnapped princess brings her back into contact with murderers and mercenaries from her dark past. One dark evening, Jana, the beautiful young princess of Boeotia, sits under the stars with her handsome young fiancé, Agranon, the prince of Colonus. As they celebrate the fact that their impending marriage will end a bitter, centuries-old feud between their two nations, several masked men overpower Agranon and ride off with Jana. Xena learns of the kidnapping when Agranon approaches her in a seedy tavern where she and Gabrielle have stopped for a meal. Impressed by the ease with which Xena fights her way past several lascivious drunks, Agranon pleads with her to find Jana. He names Mezentius, an arms dealer who will get rich selling weapons to both sides if war breaks out, as the probable kidnapper. Responding to the prince's obvious anguish, Xena agrees to help, though it means returning to the treacherous city of Trachis where she will be recognized by former colleagues from her dark past.
Cradle of Hope
aired: Sun, Sep 24, 1995
When an oracle predicts that a newborn child will one day occupy the throne of King Gregor, Ophelia, a young girl protects a helpless infant doomed by the prophecy that identifies him as a future threat to the King. She spirits the child away before the King’s advisor, Nemos, can find him. She places the child in a basket and sets him floating down a river. The child is later found by Xena and Gabrielle. On their way to find the baby’s parents, Xena saves a woman from a lynching and learns she is Pandora, granddaughter of the legendary woman and the present keeper of Pandora’s Box. Searching for the missing child, Nemos’ men confront Xena at a country inn, where they find her with Gabrielle and the baby. While she fights off the attackers, Nemos quickly snatches up Pandora’s Box and steals away. When a panicky Pandora explains that the Box will open automatically and release the Hope of Mankind if it is out of her hands for another day, Xena arranges for a meeting with Gregor and Nemos.
aired: Sun, Sep 17, 1995
Xena must enter the magical realm of the Dreamscape to rescue Gabrielle’s after she is kidnapped and betrothed to the Dreamgod Morpheus. Seeking a way across the Mystic Mountains, Xena and Gabriella are set upon by a group of highwaymen. A furious battle follows and ends when Xena slays their leader. Unbeknownst to Xena, the whole encounter is observed by a Mystic High Priest named Manus. When they enter a nearby town, they are confronted by warriors. Outnumbered, Xena is busy parrying the attack when Gabrielle is taken away. As Xena searches for her, Gabrielle is told by her captor Manus that she has been chosen to undergo a series of challenges to determine whether she is a bride worthy of the god Morpheus.
Chariots of War
aired: Sun, Sep 10, 1995
Xena comes upon a peaceful town that is under attack by the evil Cycnus and his son Sphaerus. In a peaceful valley where settlers have joined together to build a new barn, thugs under the command of the evil Cycnus suddenly swoop down in chariots and destroy the structure. Xena rides up just in time to pull a young boy to safety before he is crushed by the collapsing timbers. For saving the boy's life, Sphaerus, Cycnus' son and the leader of the thugs, strikes her down with an arrow and rides off. Darius, the young boy's father, nurses Xena's wound and insists that she stay with him and his children until it is healed. That night, however, Sphaerus and his men ride out of the darkness to attack again.
Sins of the Past
aired: Sun, Sep 3, 1995
Xena journeys homeward determined to make amends for the sins of her past, but her efforts to begin a new life are challenged by the vengeful warlord Draco. Though she has lost her hunger for power and destruction, Xena cannot stand by when a group of warriors under the command of Hector, a vicious lieutenant of the cruel warlord Draco, threatens to slaughter the peasants of a small village. Xena single-handedly drives off the brutal attackers. Though the villagers are grateful, they are also fearful of her reputation and ask her to leave right away. All, that is, except a spirited young woman named Gabrielle who, bored with life in the village and the prospect of a loveless marriage, pleads with the warrior princess to take her along on her journey.