Three episodes from
the series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys which changed led to the series Xena Warrior Princess.
Warrior Princess - we are introduced to Xena, fierce, evil warlord who wants to kill Hercules and will
do anything to achieve her goal. Introduces Lucy Lawless as Xena.
The Gauntlet - Xena has a code. She won't kill women or babies. When her men
destroy a village and kill everyone except a baby, Xena takes issue. Problem for Xena is her second in command, Darphus, decides to take over Xena's army. He puts Xena through the bloody Gauntlet to kill
her. Xena survives and vows revenge.
Unchained Heart - Xena joins forces with Hercules after he convinces her to do good. Xena meets up with
Darphus and her ex-army. Hercules sets Xena on her mission of rememption and to 6 seasons of Xena Warrior Princess.
Australia/New Zealand Version
contains the extra episodes:
Xena intervenes when Ares and Strife frame Hercules for the murder of someone close to him. Waking from a nightmare, Hercules finds Serena dead and himself accused of murder. Wedded bliss for Herc and Serena is
short-lived-- and so, unfortunately, is Serena. She's murdered, and Our Hero is the chief suspect.
Promethius - Season 1 Xena
Upon realizing that Prometheus has been captured and chained by the gods - thus causing great harm to mankind - Xena sets out to find the one sword that will free him, and is joined in her quest by Hercules.
Xena and Gabrielle team up with Hercules and Iolaus to free the kidnapped Prometheus, the god responsible for making fire available to Earth.
Starring: Kevin Sorbo, Lucy Lawless
Encoding: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only.
Format: Color, Closed-captioned
Studio: Universal Studios
DVD Release Date: February 24, 1998
Run Time: 141