Legendary Journeys

Season Five of Xena: Warrior Princess aired from September 27th, 1999 to May 15th, 2000. The first half of this Season was focused on the maturing of Gabrielle and Xena's mysterious pregnancy. The second half was more focused on the baby herself, Eve, and the Twilight of the Gods that is caused by her.



SeasonTotalImageTitleWriterDirectorOriginal Airdate
"Fallen Angel" R.J. Stewart, Rob TapertJohn Fawcett September 27, 1999
Xena and Gabrielle, now released from their mortal coils, join forces with the Archangel Michael to battle Callisto and the infernal forces of Hell .
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"Chakram"Chris Manheim Doug Lefler October 2, 1999
Amarice reunites Xena with her broken Chakram, but she doesn't know what it is, or remember anything about her evil past.
53Succession ep 003.jpg"Succession"Steven L. Sears Rick Jacobson October 9, 1999

Ares is training Mavican, a warrior he sees fit to be the next in line, after Xena . He sends Xena, Gabrielle,  and Mavican to a fake world where Xena and Mavican are given a set of rules as to the consequences of killing each other. But Gabrielle turns out to be the main focus on Ares' mind.

"Animal Attraction"Chris Manheim  Rick Jacobson October 18, 1999
Xena, Gabrielle, Joxer, and Amarice travel to the town of Spamona, Where Xena is shocked to learn that she is pregnant.
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"Them Bones, Them Bones"Buddie Williers John Fawcett November 1, 1999
Alti returns through the spirit world to gain control of Xena's unborn baby's soul and use it to return to the world of the living.
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"Purity"Jeff Vlaming Mark Beesley November 8, 1999
Xena , Gabrielle , and Joxer are confronted by a Monk from the land of Chin , who informs them that the peace has been disrupted
57Xenapowerbottle.jpg"Back in the Bottle"Rob Tapert & Buddy WilliersRick Jacobson November 15, 1999
When Joxer discovers that he didn't destroy all of the Black Powder, Xena recieves visions from the future, telling her that Chin is still in danger. Pao Ssu is revived, along with an enemy that Xena thought she'd killed a long time ago.
58Gab Aphrodite twins.jpg"Little Problems"Gregg Ostrin Allison Liddi November 22, 1999
Aphrodite inadvertantly switches Xena's body with that of a child, Daphne, who is in a coma. Aphrodite and Gabrielle must then find a way to restore them back to normal.
59Seedsoffaith 04.jpg"Seeds of Faith"George Strayton & Tom O'NeillDoug Lefler January 10, 2000
Eli tries to wage a war against the Gods, using only love as his weapon. But when he stops Gabrielle from protecting him against Ares, the consequences that follow set the biggest events in history in motion.
510Draco Lyre.jpg"Lyre, Lyre, Hearts on Fire"Adam Armus & Nora Kay FosterMark Beesley January 17, 2000
To avoid a war over who gets possession of Terpsichore's Lyre, Xena organizes a battle of the bands in this musical episode that reunites Xena with her mother, Joxer with his triplet brother Jace, and Gabrielle with a lovesick Draco.
511Xena s5 pl dArc048.jpg"Punch Lines"Chris Manheim , Adam Armus & Nora Kay FosterAndrew Merrifield January 24, 2000
Gabrielle is having trouble trying to write a scroll, and Aphrodite drops in to help. She relives the events of meeting Lachrymose, God of Despair, shrinking Argo and getting shrunk herself.
512Gab Xena Eve baby.jpg"God Fearing Child"Chris Manheim Phill Sgriccia January 31, 2000
The Fates predict that Xena's unborn child will bring about the Twilight of the Gods, sending wide-spread panic throughoutOlympus. Zeus attempts to kill the child, before it can do any harm, and so Hercules steps in to help.
513Eb mq 058sd.jpg"Eternal Bonds"Chris Manheim Mark Beesley February 7,2000
Joxer is struck by a poisoned blade and Gabrielle must take him to a Mandrake tree that holds the antidote.
514Amphpolisundersiege 05.jpg"Amphipolis Under Siege "Chris Black Mark Beesley February 14, 2000
Xena comes face-to-face with Athena, when she returns home to Amphipolis to show Eve to Cyrene. When the citizens of Amphipolis stand up to Athena and attempt to defend Eve against her, Ares intervenes and makes Xena an offer that is hard to refuse, given the circumstances.
515Married with Fishsticks TITLE.jpg"Married with Fishsticks"Kevin Maynard Paul Grinder February 21, 2000
When Gabrielle is knocked unconscious into the sea, a merman convinces her that she is his wife and the mother of three.
516Xena Gab past lifeblood.jpg"Lifeblood"Rob Tapert & R.J. StewartMichael Hurst & Paul GrinderMarch 13, 2000
Xena and Gabrielle travel to the Amazon village to make Eve an Amazon princess and discover that it's up to them to prevent unnecessary bloodshed in a vengeful war.
517Gab Joxer Kindred.jpg"Kindred Spirits"George Strayton & Tom O'NeillJosh Becker March 20, 2000
Gabrielle must use her power as an Amazon Queen to excuse Joxer from spying on Amazons whilst they bathed, otherwise he will lose an eye. Meanwhile, Xena has to decide if she should continue travelling around Greece or reside in the Amazon Villiage, where Eve is safe from the Gods and Gabrielle is happy.
518Xena and M Ant.jpg"Antony & Cleopatra "Carl Ellsworth & R.J. StewartMichael Hurst April 17, 2000
When Cleopatra is murdered, Xena assumes her identity to uncover the assassin and protect the Egyptian democracy from Rome.
519Ldite 002.jpg"Looking Death in the Eye "Carl Ellsworth Garth Maxwell April 24, 2000
An older looking Joxer buys a scroll that depicts Xena and Gabrielle's last adventure known, and tells it to his children.
520S5 livia 003.jpg"Livia"Chris Manheim Doug Lefler May 1, 2000
Xena and Gabrielle awaken from their 25 year sleep and reunte with Joxer. He introduces them to his son Virgiland the four of them venture into Rome to find Eve. But everything Xena didn't want her child to be has happened.
521Eve sees the Light.jpg"Eve"George Strayton & Tom O'NeillDoug Lefler May 8, 2000
Livia continues on her murderous rampage, but seriously crosses the line when she kills Xena and Gabrielle's most beloved friend. Will Xena make her see the light, or will she give up on her and put an end to this madness?
522Motherhood 01.jpg"Motherhood"Rob Tapert Rick Jacobson May 15, 2000
Eve is forgiven for her past mistakes and initiated into the Way of Love. In return, Eli gives Xena the power to kill Gods, as the Olympians launch their final attack on Xena,Gabrielle and Eve. But the Gods have a back up plan envolving Gabrielle and the Furies.



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