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"Xena: Warrior Princess" Livia (2000)

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Writers:
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Original Air Date:
1 May 2000 (Season 5, Episode 20)
Plot:
Xena and Gabrielle awaken in the ice tomb where Ares put their bodies when he thought were dead. They... See more » | Full synopsis »
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You can't keep a good heroine frozen... See more (2 total) »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Lucy Lawless ... Xena / Meg

Renée O'Connor ... Gabrielle (as Renee O'Connor)

Ted Raimi ... Joxer

Adrienne Wilkinson ... Livia / Eve

William Gregory Lee ... Virgil

Kevin Smith ... Ares

Colin Moy ... Augustus
Andrea Kelland ... Village Leader
Dane Jerro ... Roman Captain
Craig Doherty ... Roman Guard
Kate Smeda ... Kara
Michael Langley ... Theon

Stuart Thorp ... Burly Soldier (as Stuart Thorpe)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Rick Jacobson 
 
Writing credits
Rob Tapert (created by) (as Robert Tapert) and
John Schulian (created by)

Chris Manheim  writer
Sam Raimi  developed by
R.J. Stewart  developed by
George Strayton  staff writer

Produced by
Eric Gruendemann .... co-executive producer
Bernadette Joyce .... producer
Chris Manheim .... producer
Michael J. McDonald .... co-producer (as Michael McDonald)
Sam Raimi .... executive producer
Chloe Smith .... producer: New Zealand
R.J. Stewart .... executive producer
Rob Tapert .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Joseph LoDuca 
 
Cinematography by
Rick Allender (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robert Field 
 
Casting by
Diana Rowan 
 
Production Design by
Robert Gillies 
 
Costume Design by
Jane Holland 
 
Makeup Department
Tracey Henton .... hair stylist
Tracey Henton .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Grinder .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Phil Chitty .... construction manager
Fraser Harvey .... construction foreman
Todd Smythe .... carpenter
Daniel Staig .... propmaker
Kate Lang .... sculptor (uncredited)
Roger Murray .... props designer (uncredited)
Joanna Schwarz .... stand-by: second unit (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Tim Boggs .... adr supervisor
Steve Finnigan .... adr recordist
Chato Hill .... assistant sound editor
David Mann .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Les Nairn .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Phil Carbonaro .... visual effects artist
Steven Lloyd .... Senior Compositor
Steven Lloyd .... Senior Compositor/Digital Supervisor
Carol Petrie .... visual effects artist
 
Stunts
Zoë Bell .... stunt double: Lucy Lawless (as Zoe Bell)
Dayna Grant .... stunt double: Lucy Lawless (as Dayna Porter)
Glen Levy .... stunt double
Markos Rounthwaite .... assistant stunt coordinator (as Mark Rounthwaite)
Markos Rounthwaite .... stunt double: Joxer (as Mark Rounthwaite)
Markos Rounthwaite .... stunt performer (as Mark Rounthwaite)
Hayley Stent .... stunt performer
Jason Tahu .... stunt performer
Amand Weaver .... stunts
Min Windle .... stunt double: Renee O'Connor
Chris Easley .... stunt performer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dana Little .... steadicam operator: camera operator
Geoffrey Short .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Riwia Fox .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cecilie Bridgford .... wardrobe assistant
Jake Collier .... costume props assistant
 
Editorial Department
Edwin Stalter .... post-production coordinator
Shaley Brooks .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Kathie Stork .... music producer: Joseph LoDuca Music
Philip Tallman .... supervising music editor
Randall Monday .... music recordist/engineer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Madley Katarungan .... writing assistant
Danielle White .... assistant cast production coordinator
Lucy Lontay .... stand-in for Lucy Lawless (uncredited)
Kelly Stewart .... body double & stand-in (uncredited)
 

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sam Raimi  developed by
John Schulian  creator
R.J. Stewart  developed by
Rob Tapert  creator (as Robert Tapert)

Art Direction by
Kirsty Griffin 
 
Makeup Department
Nicola Buck .... assistant makeup artist
Vance Hartwell .... special makeup effects artist
Michael Krehl .... additional makeup artist
Jake Garber .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Jason Schmid .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Simon Ambridge .... first assistant director (alternate episodes)
Emma Cross .... second assistant director: second unit
David Pollison .... second unit director (various episodes)
 
Art Department
Robert Bavin .... stand-by props (1999-2001)
Michael Sarley .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Susan Cahill .... sound editor (2000-2001)
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Robert Getty .... dialogue editor (1997-2001)
Patrick Giraudi .... re-recording mixer (1995-1999)
David Grimaldi .... sound effects editor (1995-1996)
Michael Hertlein .... adr editor
Michael Hertlein .... dialogue editor
Ben Holiday .... assistant sound editor (Ben Pedersen) (as Benjamin Pedersen)
Dean Hovey .... sound effects editor
Dave Hurley .... sound recordist
Thomas Jones .... adr editor (1995-2000)
Thomas Jones .... dialogue editor (1995-2000)
Carrie Lisonbee .... sound effects editor (as Carrie Tippets)
Derek Marcil .... adr mixer
Derek Marcil .... re-recording mixer
Michael Mullane .... sound editor
Willard Overstreet .... sound editor
Steve Scoville .... dialogue editor
Anne Slack .... sound editor
Jonathan Sola .... sound effects editor
Alec St. John .... sound editor
Johanna Turner .... sound editor
Johanna Turner .... sound effects editor (as Johanna Kraemer)
Derek Vanderhorst .... sound editor
Kelly Vandever .... re-recording mixer
Kelly Vandever .... sound effects editor
Jonathan Wareham .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Michael Asquith .... designer (as Mike Asquith)
Michael Asquith .... sculptor (as Mike Asquith)
Jabin Dickins .... special effects technician
Jason Durey .... special effects supervisor
Ryan Hartnett .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Mark Breakspear .... digital compositor
Adam Buckner .... digital compositor
Steve Carpenter .... digital artist
Chadd B. Cole .... digital artist
Joseph Conti .... visual effects coordinator
Trey Freeman .... digital artist: Anderson Video
Craig Kuehne .... digital compositor
Bob Lloyd .... visual effects
Michael Melchiorre .... digital compositor
Don Myers .... 3D animator
Rod Ripley .... data management
Richie Solomon .... visual effects artist: Fuzzy Logic Productions (final season)
Miquel Ubeda .... digtial compositor: PRP VFX, Auckland, NZ
Kevin VanHook .... digital effects artist: Flat Earth
Scott Wheeler .... digital effects artist
Kenneth Voss .... digital artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Jonathan Costelloe .... utility stunts
Augie Davis .... stunts
Augie Davis .... utility stunts
Lani Jackson .... stunt double
Sharon Maxwell .... stunts (as Sharon James)
Carmel O'Loughlin .... stunts
Allan Poppleton .... assistant stunt coordinator
Allan Poppleton .... stunt performer
Mike Rufino .... stunts
Paul Shapcott .... utility stunts
Sheree Swords .... stunt double
Sheree Swords .... stunt performer
Min Windle .... stunt double: Renee O'Connor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mike Ansbach .... camera operator: video segments
Sean Aston .... additional grip
Neil Cervin .... Steadicam operator
John Enright .... best boy
Geoffrey Short .... still photographer
Gavin Stroud .... first assistant camera
Luke Thomas .... focus puller
Chris White .... director of photography: second unit
Alan Wilson .... rigging gaffer
 
Music Department
Jared DePasquale .... additional orchestrator
Jared DePasquale .... composer: additional music
Daniel Peter Kolton .... composer: additional music (as Daniel Kolton)
 
Other crew
Ursula Adeane .... assistant accountant
Melodie Batchelor .... choreographer
Beth Humphreys .... clearance supervisor
Glen Levy .... sword master
Angela Olyslager .... production runner
R.J. Stewart .... developer
Kim Stretch .... production assistant
Jasmine Watson .... jeweller
Amand Weaver .... body double
Amand Weaver .... stand-in
Melissa Wikaire .... script supervisor
 
Production CompaniesDistributors
  • RTL (2001) (Germany) (TV)
  • Yorin (2003) (Netherlands) (TV)

Additional Details

Runtime:
44 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Joxer's son is the poet Virgil who is best known for his work the Aeneid, as well as being featured as a main character in another famous literary work, Dante's Inferno.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In an earlier episode called Key to the Kingdom Meg reveals to Xena that she can not have children however in this episode and the previous one, she has at least three with Joxer.See more »
Quotes:
Eve:I'll make you wish I'd never been born.See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
You can't keep a good heroine frozen..., 17 September 2007
Author: xenatorres from Canada

"Xena" is among the top series to 'recover' from a pregnant lead actress. Being completely unable to hide Lawless' pregnancy, they were forced to make the Warrior Princess a second time mommy. The problem with that is there's no place for a baby in an action show. Cleverly, The Powers That Be froze Xena and Gabrielle in an ice cave so they could awaken 25 years later – without baby Eve.

It was time for the introduction of a new female villain. "Xena" has always been the best series for having the best reoccurring baddies – mostly because the ones we see again and again are always humanized.

Livia (Adrienne Wilkinson) was no exception to the trend established by Ares (Kevin Smith) and Callisto (Hudson Leick) – great actor, believable challenge for Xena and oh so very human.

Adrienne Wilkinson made a wonderful edition to the reoccurring cast of "Xena". Her first major role, Wilkinson had to deal with a lot of firsts in her acting career, but her performance didn't suffer. In fact, Wilkinson triumphed in a role where she could have been easily lost, as many scenes in this episode involved Livia listening to conversations between other characters.

Wilkinson never failed to show the constantly active and working mind of Livia. The way she used her eyes and subtle body movements kept Livia active and interesting to watch, even when two more established characters were talking and she wasn't in the foreground.

Written by Chris Manheim, "Livia" was the perfect farewell episode for one of the strongest writers of the series. Her script was powerful, emotional, yet still action packed. Manheim had a talent for writing the episodes that shook things up with the children of Xena and Gabrielle.

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