3.01 - The Furies
Ares persuades The Furies to lay the twin penalties of insanity and persecution on Xena for falling to avenge the murder of a member of her family. As The Furies' curse takes effect, Xena starts acting very strangely and almost at once Gabrielle releases and persuades Xena to investigate. Discovering the penalty is for failing to avenge the murder of her father, Xena sets off for home to find out more from her mother. Once there they learn that it is Xena's mother who killed her father and Xena decides to kill herself rather than her mother.
Guest Stars: Darien Takle (Cyrene), Kevin Smith (Ares), Asa Lindh (Alceto)
3.02 - Been There, Done That
Xena wakes up to the sound of a rooster crowing, and sits up as Joxer enters carrying some goose eggs in his helmet. Gabrielle surfaces from under a pile of straw. Then a horseshoe falls from above Joxer, falling into his hat, cracking all the eggs and splashing the yolks all over his face. The three of them rise and go off in search of new horseshoes for Argo, and come across a feud in the market square. Joxer tries to intervene and gets killed by one of the swordsmen.
Guest Stars: Ted Raimi (Joxer), John McKee (Lord Menos), Joseph Murray (Neron), Rebekah Davies (Hermia), Deverik Williams (Tybelus), Norman Fairley (Lord Lycost), Raimi (Joxer), Deverick Williams (Tybelus), Joseph Murray (Neron), Rebekah Davies (Hermia).
3.03 - The Dirty Half Dozen
Ares decides to equip the army of a young warlord, Agathon, with armour made from the steel of Ephestos thus making them all but invincible. On hearing of this, Xena proceeds to rescue various of her proteges from her warlord period from prisons or execution and tries to persuade them to join her in a mission against Agathon. She picks each of them for skills she believes will help with the battle with Agathons soldiers; their first encounter is less than successful although they do avoid getting slaughtered by using hand to hand combat techniques.
Guest Stars: Roy Snow (Arthenian Captain), Kevin Smith (Ares), Charles Mesure (Darnelle), Katrina Hobbs (Glaphyra), Jon Brazier (Walsim)
3.04 - The Deliverer
While travelling Xena and Gabrielle come across a slave train and decide to free the slaves. When one of the now-free slaves tells them that he was seeking help in a battle against Julius Caesar who has invaded Britannia, Xena insists on returning with him to help. Soon after their arrival, Gabrielle and the former slave are captured and Xena meets up with Boadicea, a former foe who is now battling Caesar. Xena rescues Gabrielle and prepares to stand against his army with Boadicea, while Gabrielle takes shelter with the priest in his temple.
Guest Stars: Jennifer Ward-Lealand (Boadicea), Marton Csokas (Krafstar), Meighan Desmond (Discord), Karl Urban (Julius Caesar), Kevin Smith (Ares)
3.05 - Gabrielle's Hope
Gabrielle is still tortured about the moment she killed the priestess and is unable to sleep. As she and Xena head towards the coast in order to leave Britannia, they are greeted by three banshees. Making their escape Xena and Gabrielle reach the port, where Gabrielle waits in an inn while Xena looks for passage back to Greece. In the inn, Gabrielle suddenly has craving for lots of strange and bizzare foods, which she proceeds to eat.
Guest Stars: Michelle Huirama (Banshee #1), Nicola Brown (Banshee #2), Robert Harte (Goewin), Mark Clare (Eochaid), Peter Feeney (Caswallawn), David Mitchell (Tavernkeeper), Summer Proben (Hope, toddler), Ronald Fryer (Old Man)
3.06 - The Debt, Part I
Xena and Gabrielle are ambushed in their sleep by a group of Ninja warriors who are in pursuit of a messenger who is looking for Xena. Having defeated the Ninja Warriors, Xena is unable to help the messenger who has been fatally injured in the fight, but listens to his message which says "The little green dragon has become too big and must be made small again". At this Xena starts to set off for the Kingdom of Chin, where she tells Gabrielle that she must repay an old debt.
Guest Stars: Grant McFarland (Ming Tzu), Jacqueline Kim (Lao Ma), Marton Csokas (Borias)
3.07 - The Debt, Part II
Captured by the Palace Guards, Xena is thrown into the dungeon. Meanwhile Gabrielle asks Ming T'ien to let her see Xena, a request that he denies saying that she is awaiting trial on charges of treason and cannot be seen by anyone. When Xena is found guilty of treason, and is sentanced to death, Gabrielle is finally allowed to see her. In the meantime, we learn more about Xena's time with Lao Ma and that Ming T'ien is in fact her son.
Guest Stars: Kevin Smith (Ares), Jacqueline Kim (Lao Ma), Marton Csokas (Borias)
3.08 - King of Assassins
Autolycus is involved in the theft of a precious sword which goes wrong when he and his accomplice are disturbed by the warlord who owns it. When his accomplice kills the warlord, Autolycus is rather scared and tries to back out of the rest of the plan, but the threats of his accomplice persuade him to stick to it. Later on in a market square, Autolycus meets up with a man who he mistakes for his accomplice, but upon also meeting up with Gabrielle comes to realise that this man is Joxer, not his evil brother Jett - his accomplice.
Directed by: Bruce Campbell
Guest Stars: Gina Torres (Cleopatra), Bruce Campbell (Autolycus), Ted Raimi (Joxer), Ted Raimi (Jett)
3.09 - Warrior... Priestess... Tramp
A warlord is somewhat surprised when Xena appears before him talking about love and disarms herself; not believing his luck he has her captured and tied to a stake. Gabrielle arrives and thinks that Xena must be testing her, and true to form she comes through and they both escape, except that it turns out not to be Xena after all, but Leah. Leah is the high priestess of the local temple of Hestian Virgins. Finding the real Xena, Gabrielle introduces Leah and they set off to find out why Leah was tricked into a suicide and by who.
Lucy Lawless (Meg), Lucy Lawless (Leah), Ted Raimi (Joxer), Macgregor Cameron (Balius)
3.10 - The Quill Is Mightier
Aphrodite is more than a little miffed when some kids scrawl pro-Xena slogans all over her temple, and then has a go at Ares. Ares points out that although Xena is the hero of the piece, it is Gabrielle who is building her up with all her stories. As a result, Aphrodite decides to enchant one of Gabrielle's scroll as Xena persuades Gabrielle to try writing fiction. Gabrielle awakes the following morning to find that her story is coming true, and having defeated a horde of barbarians single handed, comes to realise that the scroll is enchanted.
Guest Stars: Alisha Wall (Minya), Ted Raimi (Joxer), Alexandra Tydings (Aphrodite), Allison Wall (Minya), Kevin Smith (Ares)
3.11 - Maternal Instincts
Xena and Gabrielle return to the Centaur village at the invitation of Kaleipus, Solan's foster father as guests at a ceremony to sign a treaty of peace. Meanwhile a young girl frees Callisto from the lava pit - determined to get her revenge, Callisto burns the totems of peace at the entry to the Centaur village. Back in the village, Gabrielle is overjoyed to meet up with Ephiny and her centaur son, Xenan and tells her of the events in Britannia and of Hope (supposed) death.
Guest Stars: Amy Morrison (Hope), David Taylor (Solan), David Taylor (Solan), Hudson Leick (Callisto), Danielle Cormack (Ephiny), Reece Rocewyk (Xenan), Jeff Boyd (Kaleipus)
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