The Warrior Princess learns that life as a blue blood can be a royal pain in the neck when she stands in for a lookalike princess whose life has been threatened by assassins.
original airdate--February 5,1996 rating--5.5 million
music--The theme music "The Mystere Des Voix Bulgares" (The Bulgarian's Women Choir) by Joseph LoDuca
Chakram Count: 1
Goof: Xena's sword is partially out of the scabbard in the frontal shot yet fully in the scabbard in the over the shoulder shot.
Trivia--Lucy Lawless had to play four characters instead of her normal one character for this episode. The obvious characters she had to play in this episode were Xena and Diana. But, the other two overlooked characters she played in this episode were Xena as Diana and Diana as Xena.
No exact look alikes were harmed during the making of this motion picture, though Diana did break a nail.
[Announcer] "In time of ancient Gods, Warlords and Kings, a land in turmoil cried out for a hero. She was Xena, a mighty princess forged in the heat of battle. The power. The passion. The danger. Her courage will change the world."