Sacrifice (I)
Episode 21 of 22 within Season Three. Item 67 of 134 overall.
Production number V0420.
Steven L. Sears - Writer
David Warry-Smith - Director
220 votes

Xena and Gabrielle must stop Gabrielle's friend, Seraphin, from sacrificing herself to bring back a goddess, but they also have to contend with Ares and Callisto, who are helping Hope be reborn.

original airdate--May 04,1998    rating--5.1 million


music--The theme music "The Mystere Des Voix Bulgares" (The Bulgarian's Women Choir) by Joseph LoDuca


Antagonist--Callisto, Hope, Ares, Dahak

Setting--Sister Peaks, Greece,Temple of the Fates, Greece,Lava pit

Chakram Count: 2


Goof: Ares says to Xena, "Are mortals so stupid as to believe that Dehok will actually bring them peace? They all get what they deserve. I really don't know why you continue to protect them." The way this is phrased, "continue to protect them," seems to imply that Xena might not be mortal, yet in "Sacrifice II" he says, "You're the only mortal I know who can do that," which means that she is. Why was he implying earlier that she wasn't?


"No Pulsing Cocoons were harmed during the production of this motion picture. What was witnessed was purely a re-enactment."


[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."

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Previous episode :
066 Vanishing Act
Next episode :
068 Sacrifice (II) (season finale)
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078 Armageddon Now (II)
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