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Win Xena DVDsTen years ago, a new breed of hero exploded onto the television airwaves. A female warrior emerged, tortured by a dark past, and dedicated to fighting evil across a timeless mythological landscape. XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS ™ immediately captured audiences all over the world. The series forever changed the action-hero genre, catapulting Lucy Lawless' dazzling portrayal as the mighty Xena – along with the actress herself – into the hearts and minds of millions of devoted fans. As a decade passes, the luster of one of the most popular action/adventure shows in syndication history continues to shine brightly. Over several months, thousands of fans voiced their opinions about their favorite episodes! And now, the votes are in! Anchor Bay Entertainment and Davis-Anderson Merchandising Corp proudly announce the XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS™ – 10th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION DVD box set – the ultimate fan collection.
Selected by the fans for the fans, the 7-disc collector's set features 16 fan-selected episodes from Seasons One through Six. This ultimate collection of Xena's incredible adventures also boasts an unprecedented array of bonus features including revealing cast and crew interviews and commentaries as well as a treasure trove of newly produced documentaries revealing the secrets behind the Xena phenomenon and how her amazing exploits became – and remain – a strong force in television history! Presented in state-of-the-art digitally re-mastered 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound, the XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS – 10th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is available July 26, 2005, and priced-to-own at $59.98 SRP. As an additional "thank you" to the fans, with the purchase of each box-set, consumers will find a redemption form good for a free collectable Xena 10th Anniversary Leather Jewelry Box.
XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS began a remarkable and ground-breaking journey, starting with the series opener Sins of the Past, and ending with the elegiac and emotional series finale A Friend In Need. In between, Xena and her loyal companion Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) battled capricious gods and horrifying creatures through over 130 wildly imaginative episodes, brought to life by Lucy Lawless' unforgettable persona as the indomitable Xena.
The XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS – 10th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION on DVD comes packed with more new and exciting bonus materials than any previous XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS DVD release, including the original interviews and commentaries from each episode, along with all-new specially produced supplements charting how the fans have celebrated Xena for the last ten years.
THE 16 FAN-SELECTED EPISODES:
Sins of the Past (Season 1)
Callisto (Season 1)
Is There a Doctor in the House? (Season 1)
A Day in the Life (Season 2)
Been There, Done That (Season 3)
The Bitter Suite (Season 3)
One Against an Army (Season 3)
The Ides of March (Season 4)
Fallen Angel (Season 5)
Lyre, Lyre, Hearts on Fire (Season 5)
Amphipolis Under Siege (Season 5)
Motherhood (Season 5)
Old Ares Had a Farm (Season 6)
When Fates Collide (Season 6)
Many Happy Returns (Season 6)
A Friend in Need Part 1&2 "Director's Cut" (Season 6)
Interviews with: Lucy Lawless & Renee O'Connor, Liz Friedman, Katherine Fugate, Robert Field, Rob Tapert, Jane Holland, Josephine Davison, Rick Jacobson, Adrienne Wilkinson, William Gregory Lee, Ted Raimi, Adam Armus, Kay Foster, Hudson Leick, RJ Stewart, and many more!
Audio and Video Commentary with: Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor, Robert Tapert, Eric Gruendemann, RJ Stewart
2005 10th Anniversary Xena Convention Fan Contests
Xena Fanatic – "Fan submitted" video tape on why they are the biggest fan.
Xena Reenactments – "Fan submitted" reenactments of memorable and favorite Xena scenes.
Comic Relief – First Time Interview with actor Robert Trevor on his character Salmonius.
Xena's Hong Kong Origins – Explore the influence on the style and action of Xena: Warrior Princess by Hong Kong action movies with the show's creators Rob Tapert, Liz Friedman, David Pollison and Doug Lefler.
Mythology vs. Xena – Alex Tydings and others talk about her Mythological character, Aphrodite, in both Xena and Hercules.
Seeing Double – Zoe Bell talks about being a female stunt woman and her experiences working on Xena.
"Extras" A Documentary
"B" Is For Bruce – A look at the long and successful career of one of the most beloved "B" movie actors Bruce Campbell.
XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS began as a spin-off of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, premiering as a series in 1995. In its first season, the adventures of this formidable female fighter became the most popular new syndicated series on television, with ratings that exceeded even those of Baywatch. Nominated for six Emmy Awards, the series was honored for Outstanding Music Composition in 2000. During its original run of six seasons, Xena aired over 130 episodes, and with its stablemate Hercules, built a fiercely loyal cult following with legions of devoted fans that spawned nearly 1,500 websites, hundreds of individually licensed properties and conventions around the world.