How Well Do You Remember Xena Warrior Princess?

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John Miller

6 Min Quiz

Image: Syfy

About This Quiz

She was a Destroyer of Worlds who came to see the error of her ways. Now, she’s an Amazonian warrior clad in (rather skimpy) leather duds, fighting injustice across the lands. She’s “Xena: Warrior Princess,” the TV series that won an international following beginning in the 1990s.

Starring Lucy Lawless as Xena, the show followed the adventures of the title character and her special friend. Do you remember that friend’s name? And do you remember the stories that gave rise to Xena in the first place?

Xena travels all over the world on fantastical quests. Do you know the names of the men she loves (and loses) along the way? And do you remember how she deals with former lovers who double-cross her?

Did you know that Xena was once the most popular show on the planet – even more popular than “Baywatch”? The show’s irreverent blend of action, comedy, love and satire was an intoxicating medieval brew that no fantasy lover could resist.

Do you remember the episode when Xena does battle with an archangel? How about the one where Xena and Gabrielle face off with hungry cannibals?

No matter who she was fighting, Xena always struggled with her own demons, too. The inner clashes and epic battles made for an unforgettable show – let’s see how much of Xena you really remember!

In the very first episode of the show, we learn that Xena was once a _____.

In "Sins of the Past," we learn that Xena was once a monstrous, unjust person. Now she's back and claims to have changed her ways.

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In "The Reckoning," Xena is framed for which crime?

A strange man makes it seem as though Xena has killed a group of villagers. She must somehow prove her innocence as the survivors demand punishment.

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During "The Titans," Xena encounters villagers who are attempting to awaken the Titans using an ancient manuscript. What are they doing wrong?

Note to self: If you want to bring back the Titans via magical words, you must actually pronounce the words correctly. Xena shows the villagers how to say the words and then the Titans appear.

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In "Dreamworker," Gabrielle is kidnapped for what reason?

Gabrielle is nabbed for the purpose of a forced marriage to Morpheus. It's up to Xena to venture into the Dreamscape Passage to rescue her.

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What do Gabrielle and Xena set out to find in "A Fistful of Dinars"?

During this episode, Xena and Gabrielle set off to locate the Treasure of the Sumerians. In the search, they decide to team up with two men who may not be trustworthy.

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In "Hooves and Harlots," there is a fiendish plot attempting to start a war between the Amazons and the _____.

In this episode, political meddling has the Amazons and centaurs on the brink of war. It's up to our heroine to stop the bloodshed before it begins.

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In "Cradle of Hope," why does King Gregor command his men to kidnap a baby boy?

Gregor needs an heir to his throne, so he decides to kidnap a baby boy. It's up to Xena and Gabrielle to stop his nefarious plot.

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Why must Xena rescue a boy from his own father in "Altared States"?

It's a biblical scene of the worst kind -- a father is preparing to sacrifice his own son at the altar. You can bet that Xena isn't about to let that happen.

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How does Xena become grievously wounded in "Destiny"?

As she moves through Cirra's ruins, Xena is trapped and hurt by a large log. Gabrielle must get her comatose friend to a doctor, ASAP.

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Who comes back from the dead in "Mortal Beloved"?

In "Mortal Beloved," Xena's old lover Marcus seems to come from the dead for the purpose of telling her that a crazy person named Atyminius has taken control of the underworld. Xena must set things right.

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Why must Xena, Gabrielle, and Joxer face off against Bacchus in "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun"?

The god Bacchus is taking normal women and turning them into violent weirdos. Our three heroines must stop him before it's too late.

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What's the name of the man who fought with Xena when she was formerly evil?

In "Orphan of War," Dagnine seeks the powerful Ixion stone. But now that Xena fights for good, she'll do anything to stop him from finding it.

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What sort of evil is a blonde woman up to in "Callisto"?

Callisto is out murdering innocent people and going by the name of Xena. Gabrielle and Xena team up to stop Callisto in her homicidal tracks.

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In "The Price," Xena arrives at an Athenian fort to help fight off _____.

The fortress is under siege by The Horde. But thanks to Xena, the Athenians finally have hope that they'll survive.

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In "The Furies," the Furies condemn Xena to what?

For her inability to avenge the murder of Ares' father, the Furies punish Xena with madness. Gabrielle must somehow help Xena, who must prove her innocence.

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In "For Him the Bell Tolls," Aphrodite casts a spell on Joxer that does what?

Aphrodite casts a spell that makes Joker a ladykiller … but only when a bell is ringing. But Aphrodite's intentions are evil instead of good.

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Who puts a bounty on Xena's life in "The Ides of March"?

In "The Ides of March," Julius Caesar puts a bounty on Xena. She decides that it's either him … or her, and she's not one to go quietly.

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Which body part(s) does Xena lose while battling with a Hindi demon in "The Way"?

A Hindi demon chops off Xena's arms … but then she gets four arms back thanks to her ally Krishna. Somehow, she must get back to just two arms.

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In "The Quill Is Mightier …" Aphrodite casts a spell on Xena's scroll. What effects does the spell have?

Aphrodite's spell means that anything Xena writes comes true. Xena is first thrilled but then realizes that her writings have unpredictable consequences.

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In "Lyre, Lyre, Hearts on Fire," what sort of contest do Gabrielle and Xena organize?

In this episode, our heroines set up a music contest. The ultimate prize? Terpsichore's Lyre.

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In "Fallen Angel," Xena and Gabrielle make it to Heaven, but they have to face off with which evildoer?

Even in Heaven, Callisto menaces our heroines. Callisto drags Gabrielle to Hell. Somehow, she must be saved from eternal damnation.

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Gabrielle gives birth to a baby named ____ in "Gabrielle's Hope."

Gabrielle learns she's pregnant with the "Child of Darkness." She gives birth to Hope, but Xena is certain that the baby will grow into an evil person.

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In "Them Bones, Them Bones," Xena has persistent nightmares about what life event?

In "Them Bones, Them Bones," Xena has horrible nightmares about being pregnant. And you know, who can blame her?

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In "Forgiven," what is the young woman named Tara up to?

Tara says she wants to help Xena retrieve the stolen Urn of Apollo. But there's more to the story -- she wants to kick Gabrielle to the curb and be Xena's new bestie.

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An identical twin of ______ sets out to assassinate Cleopatra in "The King of Assassins."

Joxer's identical twin, Jett, is a bad man, a hired killer who is out to murder Cleopatra. Joxer and his friends, however, don't intend to make Jett's task easy.

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Xena is imprisoned on Shark Island for which crime in "Locked Up and Tied Down"?

In this episode, Xena is convicted of the murder of a woman named Thalassa. Gabrielle travels to the island to make things right.

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How do Gabrielle and Xena find an ideal world in "Paradise Found"?

In "Paradise Found," our two leading ladies fall down a huge hole … and wind up in paradise. But their paradise doesn't last for long.

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Haunted by her evil actions, in"Forget Me Not," Gabrielle visits the Goddess of Memory, for what purpose?

Gabrielle is not always the nicest person … and she knows it. She wants to erase memories of her misdeeds but then realizes that it means letting go of good memories, too.

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Why does Zeus attack Xena in "God Fearing Child"?

Zeus is enraged to learn that Xena's baby is the fulfilling of a prophecy -- of his downfall. So he sets out to make sure that the baby can't make that prophecy a reality.

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Why does Xena impersonate Cleopatra in "Antony & Cleopatra"?

After Cleopatra is killed by a venomous snake, Xena steps into her shoes. She aims to keep Egypt together long enough to fend off the Romans.

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