To Helicon and Back
Episode 15 of 22 within Season Six. Item 127 of 134 overall.
Production number V1419.
Liz Friedman - Writer
Vanessa Place - Writer
Michael Hurst - Director
93 votes

The Amazon Queen Varia is kidnapped by a masked warrior, leaving Gabrielle to lead the other Amazons on a bloody rescue mission.

Meanwhile, the plan takes a downward turn, however, when Xena's efforts to counteract the warrior's catapults are ineffective.

original airdate--February 24,2001  rating--2.2 million


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



Setting--Marga's tribe, Greece

               Helicon, Greece

Chakram Count:2


Goof: There is an Amazon ritual being performed where the character has to be cut on the arm, but you can see the blood on the knife before the blade touches her arm.

Trivia--The episode title is a pun based on the book and subsequent film To Hell and Back, the autobiography of famous cowboy actor Audie Murphy portraying his World War 2 exploits as America's most decorated soldier.


         "No shark bait was harmed during the making of this motion picture."


[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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regional titles

Naar Helicon en terug
To Helicon and Back
La Reine des Amazones
Einmal Hölle und zurück
Go Helicon agus Ar ais
Xena contro Bellerofonte
A Helicon y vuelta