There is the explanation why Gabrielle didn't die in a fire chasm at the end of third season. And there is an adjustment about sexes among Xena/Gabrielle/Joxer's reincarnations.
Did You Know?
This episode tries to fill the gap between Xena episodes "Sacrifice", "Adventures in the Sin Trade" and "A Family Affair". However, writer Melissa Blake admitted she didn't have time to watch these episodes because of schedule constraints, which resulted in several contradictions and continuity errors. See more
Xena arrives to a tavern and tells Joxer that Gabrielle is alive, but we had already seen a scene where Xena told Joxer the same, next to the hole Gabrielle had fallen through, in season four episode "A Family Affair". See more
Just out of curiosity... What would have happened here today if I'd really been asking for your hand in marriage, no strings attached?
[after kissing Ares
Guess you'll never know.