Xena: Warrior Princess


Xena: Warrior Princess - Season 1 Episodes

Xena: Warrior Princess - Season 1

Xena: Warrior Princess - Season 1

The first season of the television series Xena: Warrior Princess commenced airing in the United States and Canada on September 4, 1995, concluded on July 29, 1996, and contained 24 episodes. It introduces Gabrielle, the series co-star, beside Xena, previously a secondary character in the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Gabrielle becomes Xena's greatest ally; her initial naiveté helps to balance Xena and assists her in recognizing and pursuing the "greater good."

The first season aired at United States in USA Network. The season was released on DVD as a seven disc boxed set under the title of Xena: Warrior Princess: The Complete First Season on April 23, 2003 by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

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Episode 1

Sins of the Past

Xena atones for her evil past by defending her home village from the marauding warlord Draco.

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Episode 2

Chariots of War

Xena defends a town against a band of thugs led by a father and son duo.

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Episode 3


When Gabrielle is kidnapped by a mystic, Xena enters an altered state of consciousness and must face ghosts from her past in order to rescue her friend.

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Episode 4

Cradle of Hope

Xena employs stealthy maneuvers to protect an infant who an oracle claims will one day usurp a king's throne.

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Episode 5

The Path Not Taken

Xena helps a prince rescue his fiancee who has been kidnapped by a greedy arms dealer opposed to their marriage.

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Episode 6

The Reckoning

Ares, the god of war, frames Xena for murder with the hope she will turn to him in desperation and become his evil ally.

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Episode 7

The Titans

When Gabrielle unknowingly utters a chant that releases three imprisoned Titans, Xena must figure out how to save innocent villagers.

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Episode 8


Xena and Gabrielle team up with Hercules and Iolaus to free the kidnapped Prometheus, the god responsible for making fire available to Earth.

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Episode 9

Death in Chains

When King Sisyphus captures Hades' sister Celesta, Xena and Gabrielle must free her before mankind is doomed to eternal suffering.

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Episode 10

Hooves & Harlots

Xena and Gabrielle try to prevent a war between the Amazons and the Centaurs by determining who killed an Amazon princess.

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Episode 11

The Black Wolf

Xena comes to the aid of imprisoned freedom fighters who refuse to reveal the identity of their mysterious leader.

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Episode 12

Beware Greeks Bearing Gifts

Xena joins the climactic battle between the warring Greeks and Trojans that is precipitated by the false peace offering of the Trojan horse.

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Episode 13

Athens City Academy of the Performing Bards

Gabrielle cons her way into a prestigious storytelling competition and ends up helping a fellow bard who is under pressure from his father to win.

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Episode 14

A Fistful of Dinars

A hidden key to a chamber containing Ambrosia, which turns mortals into gods, will fall into the wrong hands if Xena does not find it first.

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Episode 15

Warrior... Princess

Xena trades identities with a look-alike princess in order to defeat the young woman's would-be assassins. Features Lucy Lawless in a dual role.

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Episode 16

Mortal Beloved

Xena crosses the river Styx to the Underworld to help her deceased lover stop a madman from destroying the heavenly Elysian Fields.

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Episode 17

The Royal Couple of Thieves

Xena forces a renowned thief to assist her in an elaborate scheme to recover a powerful weapon from a warlord.

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Episode 18

The Prodigal

Gabrielle takes on the role of leader when she returns home and finds her village ill-prepared to defend itself from a band of marauders.

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Episode 19

Altared States

A boy will die in a sacrificial killing unless Xena can stop his jealous older brother.

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Episode 20

Ties That Bind

As the god Ares schemes to make Xena lead his army, the warrior princess meets a man claiming to be her long-lost father.

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Episode 21

The Greater Good

Gabrielle assumes Xena's identity after the warrior princess is injured during a skirmish with a warlord bent on destroying Salmoneus.

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Episode 22


The female warrior Callisto tries to turn the world against Xena by committing acts of terrorism in her name.

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Episode 23

Death Mask

After learning a raiding party's leader was responsible for the destruction in their village, Xena and her brother set out to destroy him.

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Episode 24

Is There A Doctor in the House?

Xena and Gabrielle run a makeshift hospital for war casualties and attempt to convince a general that the bloody conflict should end.