Xena: Warrior Princess

The BEST episodes of Xena: Warrior Princess

Every episode of Xena: Warrior Princess ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Xena: Warrior Princess!

Xena is as an infamous warrior on a quest to seek redemption for her past sins against the innocent by using her formidable fighting skills to now, help those who are unable to defend themselves. Xena is accompanied by Gabrielle, who during the series changes from a simple farm girl into an Amazon warrior and Xena's comrade-in-arms.

Last Updated: 7/16/2022Network: Syndication
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The Ring (2)
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9.52
64 votes

#1 - The Ring (2)

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/20/2000

After Xena tells the tale of how Grendel was created, when the valkeryie Grunhilda put on the Rheingold ring, she, Gabrielle, and two Northern warriors kill the creature, only to learn it wasn't the one they thought but her child instead. It's mother, Grunhilda, has the power of the ring and is bent on destroying Xena and anyone who gets in her way.

Directors: Rick Jacobson
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The Debt (2)
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9.33
79 votes

#2 - The Debt (2)

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/10/1997

After Gabrielle's betrayal of Xena's murderous intentions, Xena is imprisoned by the Green Dragon and sentenced to die, and she reminisces about Lao Mao's teachings and the debt owed to her.

Directors: Oley Sassone
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Motherhood
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9.24
95 votes

#3 - Motherhood

Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/22/2000

Xena faces the gods of Olympus in a battle to the death when she acquires some new powers. Meanwhile, Gabrielle and Eve, are fighting battles of their own.

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Return of the Valkyrie (3)
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9.22
65 votes

#4 - Return of the Valkyrie (3)

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/2000

Xena has amnesia and believes herself to be Hrothgar's bride, Wealthea but she must regain her memory in order to save Gabrielle from eternal sleep.

Directors: John Fawcett
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To Helicon and Back
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9.20
60 votes

#5 - To Helicon and Back

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/19/2001

Gabrielle leads the Amazons on a rescue mission to Helicon to save Queen Varia from the vengeful half-god son of Artemis, who's bent on destroying every Amazon.

Directors: Michael Hurst
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The Rheingold (1)
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9.17
63 votes

#6 - The Rheingold (1)

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/13/2000

When Xena journeys to Norse to stop a vicious beast she created, Gabrielle soon follows and learns of Xena's past as a valkeryie and the crimes she committed after she made the Rheingold into a powerful ring.

Directors: John Fawcett
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Looking Death in the Eye
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9.16
92 votes

#7 - Looking Death in the Eye

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/1/2000

In the future, an old Joxer obtains a scroll that tells how Xena and Gabrielle tricked the Fates into setting in motion the twilight of the gods and how Gabrielle and Xena were presumed dead for 25 years and baby Eve went missing.

Directors: Garth Maxwell
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Path of Vengeance
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9.14
59 votes

#8 - Path of Vengeance

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/17/2001

When Eve returns to make amends for her past, she is captured by the Amazons and sentenced to execution unless Xena and Gabrielle can save her.

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Eve
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9.01
94 votes

#9 - Eve

Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/15/2000

Xena, Gabrielle, Joxer and Virgil try to track down Livia/Eve and have no trouble when they find ravaged villages. After finding her, Xena faces Livia/Eve in battle once again.

Directors: Mark Beesley
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The Ides of March
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8.99
99 votes

#10 - The Ides of March

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/15/1999

Callisto returns from Hell with a double mission: corrupt Xena and make Julius Caesar emperor, but plans change when Caesar's allies turn on him and when Roman soldiers capture and crucify Xena and Gabrielle.

Directors: Ken Girotti
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When in Rome...
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8.97
70 votes

#11 - When in Rome...

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/14/1998

It's all about power, when Xena must deal with Caesar and the politics of Rome by trading a Roman aristocrat for the leader of the Gauls, whom Xena wants freed but first she must try not to kill the hated Caesar.

Directors: John Laing
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Callisto
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8.94
99 votes

#12 - Callisto

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/13/1996

The female warrior Callisto, tries to turn the world against Xena by committing acts of terrorism in her name, while Xena struggles to reclaim her true identity and discover why this angry young woman is doing this.

Directors: T.J. Scott
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Amphipolis Under Siege
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8.90
91 votes

#13 - Amphipolis Under Siege

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/21/2000

On a visit home to see her mother, Xena, Gabrielle and baby Eve are trapped in Amphipolis when Athena and her army surround the village and plan to kill Xena's child.

Directors: Mark Beesley
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Many Happy Returns
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8.89
62 votes

#14 - Many Happy Returns

Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/14/2001

While travelling to return the Helmet of Hermes to the King of Thebes, Xena and Gabrielle rescue Genia, a virgin who is about to be sacrificed willingly by religious zealots in exchange for protection from a warlord. Xena and Gabrielle think that introducing Genia to Aphrodite would convince her that throwing away her life for a god is a bad idea but it backfires on them.

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Succession
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8.86
94 votes

#15 - Succession

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/11/1999

Ares decides to pit Mavican, Xena, and Gabrielle in a fight to the death in an unkown arena. One catch, Xena and Gabrielle share one body and Mavican is determined to fill-out her destiny of the one who kills Xena.

Directors: Rick Jacobson
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Return of Callisto
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8.85
91 votes

#16 - Return of Callisto

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/4/1996

Gabrielle plans to marry Perdicus, her hometown sweetheart, and must leave Xena and their travels, at the same time that Callisto has escaped from prison and is headed straight for them with vengeance in mind.

Directors: T.J. Scott
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Livia
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8.82
95 votes

#17 - Livia

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/8/2000

Twenty-five years have passed when Xena and Gabrielle finally awake from their icy sleep, and they set out to find Xena's daughter, Eve, only to discover the world is not the same and neither is Eve. She's now known as Livia, the Bitch of Rome, a bloodthirsty warrior with Ares as her mentor and lover.

Directors: Rick Jacobson
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The Debt (1)
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8.80
76 votes

#18 - The Debt (1)

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/3/1997

When Xena is summoned to the distant kingdom of Chin to kill the Green Dragon, a task she left undone years before, she tells Gabrielle about her past in Chin in an attempt to justify why she must commit murder.

Directors: Oley Sassone
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Fallen Angel
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8.74
101 votes

#19 - Fallen Angel

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/27/1999

While Joxer, Amarice and Eli try to recover Xena and Gabrielle's bodies, a war over their souls is waged with Heaven's angels and Hell's demons, which includes Callisto in their ranks.

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Chakram
star
8.73
94 votes

#20 - Chakram

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/4/1999

After Eli resurrects Xena and Gabrielle, Xena loses her memory of all the violence in her life, and in order to recover her self, she and her friends must join her broken chakram with it's counterpart, but Ares wants them both and will stop at nothing to get them.

Directors: Doug Lefler
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God Fearing Child
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8.72
94 votes

#21 - God Fearing Child

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/7/2000

Xena and Gabrielle team up with Hercules, when Zeus declares that Xena's unborn child must die so that the prophecy will not be fulfilled. Meanwhile, Xena decides to travel to the underworld to retrieve Hade's helmet of invisiblity to allow her and her baby to hide, and runs into her son, Solan who has chosen to live in Tarturus.

Directors: Philip Sgriccia
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Who's Gurkhan?
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8.70
61 votes

#22 - Who's Gurkhan?

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/23/2000

Gabrielle sets out on a rescue mission to North Africa with the gang in tow, when she discovers her neice has been kidnapped by an elusive warlord named Gurkhan.

Directors: Michael Hurst
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Devi
star
8.52
65 votes

#23 - Devi

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/13/1999

While travelling in India, Xena and Gabrielle meet Eli, a magician, and Gabrielle suddenly acquires the power to heal and is deemed a Devi, a healing deity but Xena is suspicious of the power's source.

Directors: Garth Maxwell
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The Quill Is Mightier...
star
8.51
74 votes

#24 - The Quill Is Mightier...

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/19/1998

Jealous of Xena's legendary deeds, Aphrodite puts a spell on Gabrielle's scroll, causing everything written on it to magically become real.

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Intimate Stranger
star
8.43
81 votes

#25 - Intimate Stranger

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/18/1996

Callisto makes a bargain with Ares, from Tarturus, to switch bodies with Xena, sending Xena into Tarturus and freeing Callisto. Xena, in Callisto's form, makes her own bargain with Hades, to make things right but the only problem is...she has one day to fix it.

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