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.
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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
Ares tells Xena that he saved Hope from the lava pit (from the episode "Sacrifice II"). However, in season four episode "A Family Affair", which takes place chronologically after this flashback scene, Xena doesn't know that Hope is alive. Furthermore, in "A Family Affair" Hope reveals that she was saved by Dahak, not by Ares. See more
[jumps out of cake singing dancing
Who's my little bubba? My little bubba. Who's my little bubba? Chookie chookie chookie... Give me an A! A! Give me an R! R! Give me an S! S! Give me an E! E! What do you got? Go Ares!