Xena Warrior Princess Episode Guide
Season One

1995 - 1996

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Original US Airdate: September 1995
Original Australian Airdate: 14 December 1996

1.01
 
Sins of the Past
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) journeys homeward determined to make amends for the sins of her past, but her efforts to begin a new life are challenged by the vengeful warlord Draco (Jay Laga'aia).
 

1.02
 
Chariots of War
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) comes upon a peaceful town that is under attack by the evil Cycnus (Jeff Thomas) and his son Sphaerus
 

1.03
 
Dreamworker
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) must enter the magical realm of the Dreamscape to rescue Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) after she is kidnapped and betrothed to the Dreamgod Morpheus.
 

1.04
 
Cradle of Hope
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) protects a helpless infant doomed by a prophecy that identifies him as a future threat to the King.
 
1.05
 
The Path Not Taken
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Xena's (Lucy Lawless) plan to prevent a war by rescuing a kidnapped princess brings her back into contact with murderers and mercenaries from her dark past.
 
1.06
 
The Reckoning
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Ares (Kevin Smith) sets a trap for Xena (Lucy Lawless) aimed at returning her to her former life as a ruthless warrior.
 
1.07
 
The Titans
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Xena must save an entire village when Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) unwittingly frees three ancient Titans, who have been imprisoned for centuries in stone.
 
1.08
 
Prometheus
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Hercules (Kevin Sorbo) and Iolaus (Michael Hurst) join forces with Xena (Lucy Lawless) and Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) to free Prometheus (John Freeman), who has been chained by the gods.
 
1.09
 
Death in Chains
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) must rescue Hades' sister Celesta (Kate Hodge), the embodiment of Death, from the clutches of King Sisyphus (Ray Henwood) or all mankind will be doomed to eternal life filled with suffering.
 
1.10 Hooves and Harlots
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) must discover who murdered the Amazon princess Terreis (Rebekah Mercer) to avert a war between the Amazons and the Centaurs.
 
1.11
 
The Black Wolf
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) goes undercover to aid a group of rebels following a shadowy leader known only as the Black Wolf.
 
1.12
 
Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) is summoned by the beautiful Helen of Troy (Galyn Gorg) to help end the bitter ten-year-long war between the Greeks and the Trojans.
 
1.13
 
Athens City Academy of the Performing Bards
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When Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) decides to audition for a coveted spot at the Athens City Academy of the Performing Bards, she helps another young hopeful regain confidence in his extraordinary talents as a storyteller.
 

1.14
 
A Fistful of Dinars
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) goes in search of a legendary lost treasure which includes Ambrosia, the sustenance of the gods, in an effort to keep the precious food from falling into the wrong hands.
 

1.15
 
Warrior...Princess
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Because of her startling resemblance to King Lias' (Norman Forsey) daughter Diana (Lucy Lawless), Xena (Lucy Lawless) is asked to pose as the princess to help flush out a band of would-be assassins.
 
1.16
 
Mortal Beloved
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) is summoned to the Underworld by the ghost of her beloved Marcus (Bobby Hosea) to help defeat the madman Atyminius (Paul Willis), who has stolen Hades' Helmet of Invisibility.
 

1.17
 
The Royal Couple of Thieves
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) enlists the aid of Autolycus (Bruce Campbell), the cunning "king of thieves," to recover a priceless chest containing a weapon of awesome power from the evil warlord Malthus (David Telford).
 

1.18
 
The Prodigal
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Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) joins forces with the warrior Meleager (Tim Thomerson) to save her home village from the ruthless brigand Damon (Steve Hall).
 

1.19 Altared States
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) and Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) intervene to save young Icus (David de Lautour) from being sacrificed by his own father, Anteus (David Ackroyd).
 

1.20

Ties That Bind
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In an attempt to win Xena (Lucy Lawless) back to lead his army, Ares (Kevin Smith) masterminds a plot involving Xena's estranged father Atrius (Tom Atkins).
 

1.21 The Greater Good
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When Xena (Lucy Lawless) is hit with a poisoned dart, Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) must disguise herself as the warrior princess in a plan to save Salmoneus (Robert Trebor) from being killed by the warlord Talmadeus (Peter McCauley).
 
1.22
 
Callisto
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) must battle the fierce woman warrior Callisto (Hudson Leick), who is bent on revenge for the death of her family.
 

1.23 Death Mask
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) is reunited with her brother Toris (Joseph Kell) and the two join forces to overthrow Cortese (Michael Lawrence), the raider who destroyed their village many years before.
 

1.24
 
Is There a Doctor in the House?
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Xena (Lucy Lawless) forces an end to the Mitoan-Thessalian War while using her medical knowledge to save the lives of numerous casualties, including Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor).