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 says he's going to tell his parents, Zeus and Hera, about his upcoming wedding with Xena. However, by the time this scene was chronologically set (Season Four), Hera was trapped in Tartarus (which happened in a previous "Hercules" episode) and she didn't come back until the "Hercules" series finale, which took place during Season Five of "Xena". 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.