Xena: Warrior Princess

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  • TV-PG
  • 1995
  • 6 Seasons
  • 6.7  (42,568)

Xena: Warrior Princess is one of the most exciting television shows to come out of the past twenty-five years. The show is relatively unique among TV shows of today in that it is known as a supernatural fantasy program. Not a lot of shows get made these days in that kind of genre. The show follows the titular protagonist, Xena as she goes through stores in a fantasy version of ancient Greece. The fantasy in the show is quite in line with Greek mythology, so those who are interested in that type of mythology will be fascinated by the show and al its twists and turns. The stories told by the show closely mirror the style of Greek mythology. That means that many of the episodes are full of action and adventure, while others are more whimsical, with a musical quality that transcends space and time in a way. Many people enjoy the show for its anachronisms. These elements of the show bring it to a more modern culture, which is a great way to keep the show fresh and unique for viewers everywhere. Xena starred the incredible Lucy Lawless as Xena, the warrior princess. She is known for this role in particular, and her beautiful charm brought an element to the show that most viewers remember quite fondly. It is worth noting that Lucy Lawless was essentially unknown before Xena: Warrior Princess, and as such her rise to fame can be almost entirely attributed to the show. Viewers will enjoy cameos from other familiar actors playing small roles as much younger people than they might remember. The plot of Xena: Warrior Princess often causes the viewers to ask very serious questions about morality and what it means to be human. Since violence is often produced as a solution to problems in the show, it is often thought that the show promotes violence as a universal problem solver. However, this could not be farther from the truth. Often, the violence in the show is done reluctantly, with negative consequences shown. THe show is a great example of a program that shows consequences for the though decisions that have to be made in everyday life.

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Seasons
Friend in Need (2)
22. Friend in Need (2)
June 25, 2001
In this two-part series finale, Xena and Gabrielle take on a samurai ghost , and his army of 20,000 warriors. Things heat up, though, when Xena learns the evil samurai ghost has captured a lot of souls.
Friend in Need Part 2
22. Friend in Need Part 2
June 18, 2001
Xena dies to fight Yodoshi as a ghost and Gabrielle takes on a dangerous journey to find her friend's body.
Friend in Need (1)
21. Friend in Need (1)
June 16, 2001
In the first part of a two-part series finale. Xena and Gabrielle are summoned to the city of Higuchi to defeat a samurai ghost who has enslaved 20,000 people. What is Xena to do when she learns that her dark past is the cause of this?
Soul Possession
20. Soul Possession
June 9, 2001
In modern-day time, reincarnated Xena, Ares, Gabrielle, and Joxer discovers a scroll that indicates Xena and Ares were married.
Many Happy Returns
19. Many Happy Returns
May 20, 2001
Xena and Gabrielle save a young virgin from being sacrificed by a group of religious zealots. Xena and Gabrielle has to deliver Hermes' helmet to Thebes.
When Fates Collide
18. When Fates Collide
May 12, 2001
Caesar escapes from Hades - and in doing so - takes control of The Faith's "Loom of Life" and altering the present; In this new world, Gabrielle is a playwright, and Xena is ruling next to Caesar. When the feelings between Gabrielle and Xena surface, how will Caesar deal with it?
The Last of the Centaurs
17. The Last of the Centaurs
May 5, 2001
Xena and Gabrielle become mixed up in a battle between the centaurs and Lord Belach. What is Xena to do when Belach is the son of her past lover Borias and the centaur, Xenan, is the son of the deceased Ephiny?
Send in the Clones
16. Send in the Clones
April 28, 2001
Clones of Xena and Gabrielle is made in modern-day time, and they have to adapt to the different environment. Meanwhile, the clone of Xena must battle Xena's archenemy, evil Alti.
To Helicon and Back
15. To Helicon and Back
February 24, 2001
Gabrielle has to lead the Amazons when a masked warrior kidnaps Varia, the Amazon queen, which leads them on a bloody mission to rescue her. Can Xena help the Amazons this time?
Path of Vengeance
14. Path of Vengeance
February 17, 2001
Varia, the queen of the Amazons, kidnaps Eve and seeks revenge against her for killing her younger sister during an attack on the Amazons. When Xena hears what has happened to Eve, her and Gabrielle set out to rescue her, only to learn a war between the Amazons and Romans are about to start.
You Are There
13. You Are There
February 10, 2001
A tabloid-TV reporter attempts to learn why Xena and Gabrielle have returned to Norse land; The reporter suspects Xena is going to kill Odin and make herself a god in his place. The reporter also follows Xena and Gabrielle around to ask, the question we're all dying to know, "are they lovers."
The God You Know
12. The God You Know
February 3, 2001
Michael, the Archangel, ask for Xena and Gabrielle's help to stop the evil Roman emperor Caligula, who is killing innocents. To complicate the matters, Xena learns Caligula has taken Aphrodite as a sex slave, and if he dies, she dies, too.
Dangerous Prey
11. Dangerous Prey
January 27, 2001
When Xena learns the evil, twisted Prince Morloch has been hunting Amazons for sport. She finds herself matched up against him; Xena, who promised the late queen that she would watch over her daughter, Varia, both battle Morloch and his henchmen.
Old Ares Had A Farm
10. Old Ares Had A Farm
January 20, 2001
Ares assumes the identity of a farmer at Xena's old childhood home when group of warlords, that has learned that Ares is mortal, has targeted the former god.
Return of the Valkyrie (3)
9. Return of the Valkyrie (3)
December 2, 2000
Xena has no memory, she has no motivations, and doesn't remember she's a godslayer. When Xena has amnesia as Hrothgar's bride, Wealthea, she must quickly regain her memory to save her friend Gabrielle.
The Ring (2)
8. The Ring (2)
November 25, 2000
Xena must battle the evil Grindl, a monster that was created by Xena and must recover the destructive Rheingold ring she forged in her days as an evil warrior.
The Rheingold (1)
7. The Rheingold (1)
November 18, 2000
When the warrior Beowulf approaches Xena for help, Xena and Gabrielle embarks on a deadly mission that involves Xena going deep into her dark, evil past.
The Abyss
6. The Abyss
November 11, 2000
Virgil and his friend, Hosep, encounter cannibals and must escape from them. Hosep is captured by the cannibals and is killed: resulting in Virgil being captured. Meanwhile, Xena and Gabrielle must break into the cannibals' camp and save Virgil. This may not be so easy, though, when Gabrielle is letting the death of the boy in the desert interfere in her battles.
Legacy
5. Legacy
November 4, 2000
On their travels through the North African desert, Xena and Gabrielle help two tribes unite against their Roman enemies. Also, Gabrielle does something that will change the rest of her life forever, and also haunting her.
Who's Gurkhan?
4. Who's Gurkhan?
October 28, 2000
Gabrielle returns to her hometown and meets up with Lila, who soon tells Gabrielle that her family was murdered by a man named Gurkhan. Lila also tells Gabrielle that she has a niece named Sarah and that Gurkhan has her, which leads Gabrielle and the others on a rescue mission.
Heart of Darkness
3. Heart of Darkness
October 21, 2000
In order to stop herself from inheriting the throne to 'Kingdom of hell', Xena must devise a plan to turn the archangel Lucifer into the King of Hell.
The Haunting of Amphipolis
2. The Haunting of Amphipolis
October 14, 2000
When Xena and Gabrielle take Eve to Amphipolis to visit Xena's mother Cyrene, the find the town haunted by evil and sinister forces. Xena also has to battle the evil Mephistopheles.
Coming Home
1. Coming Home
October 2, 2000
Ares wants Xena to help him get his godhood back, resulting in him having to get through the Amazons first. Also, 'the Furies' return to avenge the gods' deaths, making Ares go nuts, and leading to him going after Xena.
Description

Xena: Warrior Princess is one of the most exciting television shows to come out of the past twenty-five years. The show is relatively unique among TV shows of today in that it is known as a supernatural fantasy program. Not a lot of shows get made these days in that kind of genre. The show follows the titular protagonist, Xena as she goes through stores in a fantasy version of ancient Greece. The fantasy in the show is quite in line with Greek mythology, so those who are interested in that type of mythology will be fascinated by the show and al its twists and turns.

The stories told by the show closely mirror the style of Greek mythology. That means that many of the episodes are full of action and adventure, while others are more whimsical, with a musical quality that transcends space and time in a way. Many people enjoy the show for its anachronisms. These elements of the show bring it to a more modern culture, which is a great way to keep the show fresh and unique for viewers everywhere.

Xena starred the incredible Lucy Lawless as Xena, the warrior princess. She is known for this role in particular, and her beautiful charm brought an element to the show that most viewers remember quite fondly. It is worth noting that Lucy Lawless was essentially unknown before Xena: Warrior Princess, and as such her rise to fame can be almost entirely attributed to the show. Viewers will enjoy cameos from other familiar actors playing small roles as much younger people than they might remember.

The plot of Xena: Warrior Princess often causes the viewers to ask very serious questions about morality and what it means to be human. Since violence is often produced as a solution to problems in the show, it is often thought that the show promotes violence as a universal problem solver. However, this could not be farther from the truth. Often, the violence in the show is done reluctantly, with negative consequences shown. THe show is a great example of a program that shows consequences for the though decisions that have to be made in everyday life.

Xena: Warrior Princess is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (135 episodes). The series first aired on September 4, 1995.

Where to Watch Xena: Warrior Princess

Xena: Warrior Princess is available for streaming on the Syndicated website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Xena: Warrior Princess on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 4, 1995
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (42,568)