Xena, a mighty Warrior Princess with a dark past, sets out to redeem herself. She is joined by small town bard, Gabrielle. Together they journey the ancient world and fight for the greater good against ruthless Warlords and Gods.
When Caesar, advised by Callisto, fixes a price for Xena's head, the Warrior Princess believes it's finally the time to kill him - even if that may lead her and Gabrielle to the death by crucifixion ...
Gabrielles comes home to Potedaia, where she meets her sister Lila. There, Lila tells her that a man called Gurkhan kidnapped her daughter, Sarah, and eventually killed her parents and her husband. ...
Hercules and Iolaus take time out from Iolaus' wedding preparations, to help a distant village under attack from "monsters". When they reach their destination, they find the monsters are in... See full summary »
Xena,once known as "Destroyer of Nations," tries to redeem herself by fighting for the greater good. On her quest, she meets Gabrielle, a small town bard hungry for adventure. Together they take down some of the world's most formidable opponents, even the gods! Written by
Willie Nelson Crane Jr
Much debate surrounded the possible lesbian relationship between Xena and Gabrielle, which the writers deliberately kept ambiguous. Since the demise of the show however, Lucy Lawless has stated that she believes the characters were romantically involved. See more »
[first lines of the series]
[as she rides through a village in Greece]
You got any food you could spare?
Food's scarce everywhere. No one has anything to spare. Where are your parents?
The other side. They were killed by Xena, the Warrior Princess. She came down out of the sky in a chariot, throwing thunderbolts and breathing fire...
[Xena tosses the boy some food and she rides along]
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Hooves and Harlots (#10) No males, centaurs, or amazons were harmed during the production of this motion picture. See more »
Likeable Show About Redemption Mixed With Great Comedy
This was an amazing show that switched from comedy to high drama to tragedy to sword-fighting action and mayhem. All of this usually happened in the same episode. A great show for students of mythology, although the writers did incorporate their own ideas (into the mythological settings and characters) to give the show more texture and layers. The best part of the show was Xena and Gabrielle's intense affection, friendship and respect for one another. They are truly partners in everything they do and always willing to sacrifice for one another. However, there's plenty of comedy as well to keep the show from getting too serious. The more episodes you watch, the more you'll like and understand the concept of the show, and how it works on different levels simultaneously. Very highly recommended.
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