Whoosh! Issue 40 - January 2000


The Words, The Lines, The Action




Give Peace a Chance

"...following a path of peace."
Darius
CHARIOTS OF WAR
Anteus
ALTARED STATES

Please God, give me my own series.

Anteus was a conflicted man.


"Peace is an illusion, coward. There's only war... death... victory... anger."
Cycnus to Sphaerus
CHARIOTS OF WAR

"Peace and understanding don't happen overnight, Gabrielle."
Xena
THE PRICE



Here and There

"Here. Get up on the horse. Now."
Xena to Gabrielle
THE RECKONING

"I didn't come here to play games."
Xena to oracle
PROMETHEUS

"Here's the Black Wolf seal."
Salmoneus to Gabrielle
THE BLACK WOLF

"Here she comes."
Diomedes to Flora re: Xena
THE BLACK WOLF

"I'm here to see... the king."
Xena to the guards
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS

"Xena, I'm here."
Marcus
MORTAL BELOVED

"I'm here to set things right."
Xena to the children
MORTAL BELOVED

"We're not here to enjoy ourselves."
Xena to Autolycus
THE ROYAL COUPLE OF THIEVES

"We're not here to win a contest."
Xena to Gabrielle
HERE SHE COMES ...

"You are here to celebrate peace and work together."
Gabrielle to the Dodge of Mesini
HERE SHE COMES ...

"But here, celebrating the Winter Solstice is a crime."
Melana
A SOLSTICE CAROL

"Here are the rules."
Autolycus to Xena's spirit
THE QUEST

"Here's a map. I can find my way without it."
Autolycus to Ephiny
THE QUEST

"Callisto, I didn't come here for that."
Xena
A NECESSARY EVIL

"You're here. It wasn't my idea."
Gabrielle to Callisto
A NECESSARY EVIL

"Here comes trouble."
Callisto re: Velasca
A NECESSARY TROUBLE

"Here. You take over."
Xena to Gabrielle re: flying the kite
A DAY IN THE LIFE

"I'm here to end it, Xena."
Zagrius
A DAY IN THE LIFE

"Here you go, little lady, the perfect souvenir for any occasion"
Merchant to Xena re: replica of Meleager's possible murder weapon
THE EXECUTION

"Xena, here they come."
Menticles re: the Horde
THE PRICE

"Here we go, again."
Gabrielle re: setting up a hospital
THE PRICE

"Hear me, my friends."
Polinios to the villagers
THE RECKONING

"Let's hear the princess play."
Glauce
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS

"Tell him Xena says, 'Hello'."
Xena to Hector re: Draco
SINS OF THE PAST

"Tell me something about you I don't know."
Xena to Gabrielle
DREAMWORKER

This dress makes me look pregnant.

Xena discovers the truth about Gabrielle's feet in DREAMWORKER.


"Tell me the truth."
Marcus to Xena
THE PATH NOT TAKEN

"Now tell me, are you really having more fun these days?"
Ares to Xena
THE RECKONING

"Tell me what I came to hear."
Xena to the oracle
PROMETHEUS

"Tell her there are no hard feelings."
Iolaus to Gabrielle re: Xena
PROMETHEUS

"Tell me how I can get in."
Xena to Talus re: the castle
DEATH IN CHAINS

"Tell me about Deiphobus."
Xena to Perdicus
BEWARE GREEKS

"Tell me what to do to be a convincing Xena."
Princess Diana to Gabrielle
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS

"Tell me again how you feel about your kingdom freeing the slaves."
Xena to Philemon
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS

"Tell us about it."
Starving girl to Princess Diana as Xena re: how the round killing thing fights evil
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS

"Tell me. Who had the pleasure of killing you?"
Toxeus to Xena
MORTAL BELOVED

"Tell me the truth, Marcus."
Xena
MORTAL BELOVED

"Tell me again how we got stuck with him."
Gabrielle to Lila re: Meleager
THE PRODIGAL

"Tell him to stop."
Xena to Maell re: Anteus killing Icus
ALTARED STATES

"Tell Kirilus I'm not easy to kill."
Xena to Tarkis
TIES THAT BIND

"Tell them to go home, board up their houses, and stay inside."
Xena to Gabrielle re: the villagers
THE GREATER GOOD

"Tell me what you have to say to the king, and I'll see what I can do."
Aescalus to Xena and Toris
DEATH MASK

"Tell her I said... just tell her you saw me."
Xena to Toris re: their mother
DEATH MASK

"Tell Gabrielle I did find that peace within me and I plan to share it."
Marmax to Xena
IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE?

"Tell her this. She should have killed me when she had the chance."
Callisto to Joxer re: Xena
RETURN OF CALLISTO

"Tell her I'll spare her life if she'll teach me how she does that."
Xena
DESTINY

"Tell him not to worry about anything."
Xena to Hower re: Zagrius
A DAY IN THE LIFE

"Tell me, Joxer. What's your secret?"
Sarpedon
FOR HIM THE BELLL TOLLS

"Tell her what you saw that night."
Judge Arbus to Rena re: Xena
THE EXECUTION

"So, tell us what happened."
Xena to Meleager
THE EXECUTION

"You tell Argus that I said I would bring Meleager in."
Xena to Argus' assistant
THE EXECUTION

"Tell the archers to stay at their posts."
Judge Arbus
THE EXECUTION

"Tell me all about her."
Vidalis to Apex re: Gabrielle
BLIND FAITH

"Tell all the soldiers on the wall to prepare for battle."
Xena to Menticles
THE PRICE

"Tell me again how he's changed."
Gabrielle to Xena re: Draco
A COMEDY OF EROS

"Listen to me carefully, Xena."
Elkton
DREAMWORKER

"Listen to me, Gabrielle."
Xena
DREAMWORKER

"Listen. You have a choice."
Xena to one of the Wolf pack
THE BLACK WOLF

You got a problem with the way we sing Christmas carols?

The Wolf Pack


"Listen. You really don't want to do this."
Gabrielle to thief
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS

"Gabrielle, listen carefully."
Xena
THE GREATER GOOD

"Listen, roadblock. Step aside."
Joxer to palace guard
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS ... TRAMP

"Listen. Will you just listen?"
Gabrielle to Xena re: going to the underworld without all of the instructions
MORTAL BELOVED

"Now you listen to me. Gabrielle was never useless."
Xena to Janice
THE XENA SCROLLS

"Autolycus, listen to me."
Xena's spirit
THE QUEST

"Listen. I'm just here to..."
Xena to Minya
A DAY IN THE LIFE

"Now listen to me and listen good."
Judge Arbus to the villagers
THE EXECUTION

"Sirens, listen to me."
Poseidon
ULYSSES

"There ain't no horse dealers in Amphipolis."
Old man to Gabrielle
SINS OF THE PAST

"There's no reason to kill her."
Sphaerus to Cycnus re: Xena
CHARIOTS OF WAR

"There will be two men trying to stop you."
Manus to Gabrielle
DREAMWORKER

"There's only one way out of this dreamscape."
Xena to Evil Xena
DREAMWORKER

"There's no glory in being a hero."
Evil Xena to Xena
DREAMWORKER

"There is indeed a child in your future."
Oracle to King Gregor
CRADLE OF HOPE

"There's somebody out there."
Jana to Agranon
THE PATH NOT TAKEN

"There will be a war."
Agranon to Xena
THE PATH NOT TAKEN

"There's only one way I'm coming off this ledge and that's straight down."
Jana to Xena
THE PATH NOT TAKEN

"There might be a deal here."
Mezentius to Xena
THE PATH NOT TAKEN

"There's a reason for her success."
Marcus to Mezentius
THE PATH NOT TAKEN

"There is something different about you now."
Marcus to Xena
THE PATH NOT TAKEN

"There was a man here with a sword."
Xena to the villagers
THE RECKONING

"There she is!"
Villagers re: Xena
THE RECKONING

"There's no way out except for the pass we've got covered."
Grathios to Benitar
THE RECKONING

"There are two sets of footprints, face-to-face."
Gabrielle to Benitar
THE RECKONING

"There was no hooded man."
Peranis to Gabrielle
THE RECKONING

"There may be a change of plans."
Xena to Hesiod
THE TITANS

"There are hundreds of sleeping Titans in the cavern."
Xena to the villagers
THE TITANS

"There's another chart."
Philius to Xena
THE TITANS

"There's a piece missing."
Xena to Gabrielle re: the scroll
THE TITANS

"There, you will find a sword."
Oracle to Xena re: the Cave of Ephestus
PROMETHEUS

In the far future, you'll see me on Soul Train.

When in doubt, go to an oracle.


"There's so much I want to know about you."
Sisyphus to Celesta
DEATH IN CHAINS

"There, we will make our own conquests."
Seerus to Toxeus' men
DEATH IN CHAINS

"There is no death, anymore."
Toxeus to his men
DEATH IN CHAINS

"There's a high rate of infection in wounds left untreated."
Gabrielle to Toxeus' men
DEATH IN CHAINS

"There were these tall, ugly guys who looked like they were dead."
Talus to Xena
DEATH IN CHAINS

"There are too many people who need her."
Talus to Xena re: Celesta
DEATH IN CHAINS

"There's someone you should meet."
Xena to Sisyphus re: Talus
DEATH IN CHAINS

"There's no way out of here."
Flora to Xena
THE BLACK WOLF

"There are two people in this dungeon who know I am telling the truth. One is me... and one's the trader."
Xena
THE BLACK WOLF

"There's nothing you could say to me which will make me think anything good about Xena."
Diomedes to Gabrielle
THE BLACK WOLF

"There she is."
Deiphobus re: Xena
BEWARE GREEKS

"There's no need. She's like family."
Xena to Perdicus re: thanking her for taking care of Gabrielle
BEWARE GREEKS

"There's been quite a celebration."
Deiphobus to Xena
BEWARE GREEKS

"There's only one man worthy of Helen... me."
Deiphobus
BEWARE GREEKS

"There's a cyclops there stealing cattle from local farmers."
Xena to Gabrielle
ATHENS CITY ACADEMY

"There's no way to fall asleep with his stories."
Orion to Gabrielle re: Stallonus
ATHENS CITY ACADEMY

"There's a heroic name."
Gabrielle to Orion re: his name
ATHENS CITY ACADEMY

"There was no moral to you faking your death."
Gabrielle to Kellos
ATHENS CITY ACADEMY

"There are stories of the Warrior Princess that are so cold as to chill the heart."
Euripedes to the bards
ATHENS CITY ACADEMY

"There was a map on that parchment."
Xena to Thersites
A FISTFUL OF DINARS

"There are four clues to find the treasure."
Xena to Gabrielle
A FISTFUL OF DINARS

"There are plenty of people out there who could use my help, and they don't live in castles surrounded by guards."
Xena to King Lias
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS

"There's no one starving in my... this kingdom."
Princess Diana as Xena to the beggar
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS

"There was nothing to stand on in his room?"
Philemon to guard
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS

"There is nothing like it on the other side."
Marcus to Xena
MORTAL BELOVED

"There are no rules anymore."
Charon
MORTAL BELOVED

"There are no threads."
Autolycus to Xena
THE ROYAL COUPLE OF THIEVES

"There are those of us who live to fool ourselves."
Autolycus to Xena
THE ROYAL COUPLE OF THIEVES

"There will be a demonstration of its deadly power this morning."
Arkel to perspective buyers of the chest
THE ROYAL COUPLE OF THIEVES

"There they are."
Arkel's men re: Xena & Autolycus
THE ROYAL COUPLE OF THIEVES

Next time, I wanna ride the horsey.

Xena and Autolycus get to know each other better in ROYAL COUPLE OF THIEVES.


"There will be no one left to stand in my way."
Maell to Xena
ALTARED STATES

"There's got to be something I can do for you."
Gabrielle to Xena
THE GREATER GOOD

"There's nothing we can do here."
Salmoneus to Gabrielle
THE GREATER GOOD

"There was just a handful of survivors."
Xena to Gabrielle
CALLISTO

"There's only one way to end the cycle of hatred, and it's through love and forgiveness."
Gabrielle to Xena
CALLISTO

"There is but another way you can prove your worth."
Callisto to Joxer
CALLISTO

"There seems to be some confusion about who I am."
Malik to Toris
DEATH MASK

"There's no need for my right arm to kneel before me."
Cortese to Malik
DEATH MASK

"There are three things that I do want."
Dagnine to Xena
ORPHAN OF WAR

"There are many gods on Mount Olympus, and there's got to be one that can help switch you back into your own body."
Gabrielle to Xena as Callisto
TEN LITTLE WARLORDS

"There's only one person I know who'd stage a side show like this."
Xena as Callisto to Ares
TEN LITTLE WARLORDS

"There's food waiting for you in your rooms upstairs."
King Sisyphus to the warlords
TEN LITTLE WARLORDS

"There'll be no evictions here! Not tonight! Not ever!"
King Silvus
A SOLSTICE CAROL

"There are no curses."
Janice to Mel and the workers
THE XENA SCROLLS

"There's no room in this world anymore for you, Ares."
Xena
THE XENA SCROLLS

"There was never any us, Xena... only Rome."
Caesar
DESTINY

"There's no hurry at all."
Velasca to Gabrielle and Autolycus
THE QUEST

"There's a giant's burial ground close by."
Xena to Gabrielle
A DAY IN THE LIFE

"There you go."
Xena to Gabrielle re: the eel she wanted
A DAY IN THE LIFE

"There is something you can do for me."
Xena to Hower
A DAY IN THE LIFE

"There were no good leaves in the bush."
Xena to Gabrielle
A DAY IN THE LIFE

"There's actually something interesting about this place, Xena?"
Gabrielle
A DAY IN THE LIFE

"There are heavy rain clouds moving in from the west."
Xena to Gabrielle
A DAY IN THE LIFE

"There won't be any sunshine to reflect."
Xena to Gabrielle
A DAY IN THE LIFE

"There's nothing wrong with being a sidekick."
Joxer to Gabrielle
FOR HIM THE BELL TOLLS

"There isn't anything you can do about it."
Cupid to Gabrielle re: Aphrodite's spell
FOR HIM THE BELL TOLLS

"There's also jealous love and unrequited love and tragic love."
Aphrodite to Cupid
FOR HIM THE BELL TOLLS

"There's no fighting in my temple."
Aphrodite
FOR HIM THE BELL TOLLS

"There will be no lynching here."
Argus to the villagers
THE EXECUTION

"There is no one-eye man."
Meleager to Gabrielle
THE EXECUTION

"There it is, right where I left it."
Meleager to Xena and Gabrielle re: the sword
THE EXECUTION

"There's been a slight delay."
Judge Arbus to the executioner
THE EXECUTION

"There's the rope I told you about."
Arbus' assistant
THE EXECUTION

Time's a wasting. Do you know Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior? Y2K is just THE START!

An arty shot from THE EXECUTION.


"There he is."
Crowd re: Meleager
THE EXECUTION

"There's a patrol of guards between us and some woods."
Palaemon to Xena
BLIND FAITH

"There must be something that we can do."
Gabrielle to Xena re: her blindness
BLIND FAITH

"There's nothing left for you in Ithaca now that your wife's dead."
Poseidon to Ulysses
ULYSSES

"There are no reinforcements."
Mercer to Xena
THE PRICE

"There are no good choices, only lesser degrees of evil."
Xena to Gabrielle
THE PRICE

"There is a way out for you and your crew."
Poseidon to Cecrops
LOST MARINER

"There wouldn't be a town or village that could stand against us."
Draco to Xena
A COMEDY OF EROS

"There is no Amazon."
Draco to Pinullus
A COMEDY OF EROS



Past and Present

"You must know by now, you can never escape your past."
Draco to Xena
SINS OF THE PAST

"I've done some horrible things in my past."
Xena to Darius
CHARIOTS OF WAR

"Your past is your past."
Darius to Xena
CHARIOTS OF WAR

"I've done a lot worse in my time."
Xena to Benitar
THE RECKONING

"What's past is past."
Atrius to Xena
ALTARED STATES

"What you did in the past isn't important."
Xena to Meg
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS ... TRAMP

"I don't care what you've done in your past. Do good now and you are good."
Xena to Meg
WARRIOR ... PRINCESS ... TRAMP

"I've got my own past to deal with."
Xena as Callisto to Callisto as Xena
INTIMATE STRANGER



Visual Aides

Multi-view camera shots in rapid succession for effect
Anteus raising the sacrificial knife
ALTARED STATES
Executioner raising large blade over Gabrielle and David
GIANT KILLER
Gabrielle waking up in the cave alone
THE QUEST
Velasca consuming ambrosia
A NECESSARY EVIL
Xena bungee-jumping
A NECESSARY EVIL

Martial Arts moves that look like dancing
Soldier outside of the temple at the beginning
REMEMBER NOTHING
Minya as she prepares to knock out Zagrius
A DAY IN THE LIFE

Slow motion of a falling character
Toxeus and his men after being touched by Celesta and dying
DEATH IN CHAINS
Goliath after David's sling shot hits him
GIANT KILLER
Zagrius after Minya hits him
A DAY IN THE LIFE

Frames with people or props
King Gregor and bed's curtain frame Xena
CRADLE OF HOPE
Chakram caught by Callisto frames Xena's face
CALLISTO
Jail cell frames Callisto's face
CALLISTO
Fire frames Perdicus' and Gabrielle's faces
RETURN OF CALLISTO
Perdicus and Gabrielle frame the cross worn by the priest
RETURN OF CALLISTO
Xena's legs frame Cortese after she kicks him back into his throne
DEATH MASK
Miss Artiphys and Xena frame the long hall
HERE SHE COMES ...
Zagrius' legs frame Xena and Gabrielle
A DAY IN THE LIFE
Xena's and Gabrielle's backs equally frame Ulysses
ULYSSES

Characters explode into balls of fire
Harpies
MORTAL BELOVED
Bacchae
Driads
GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN

Calista Flockhart guest stars.

A soon to be deceased dryad.




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