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Writers of the Episodes

The writers for each of the Xena: Warrior Princess episodes are listed below in alphabetical order.  The numbers in parentheses are the episode numbers.  For a list by episode title, click here.


Adam Armus: BEWARE OF GREEKS BEARING GIFTS (Teleplay) [#12]; BLIND FAITH [#42]; CHARIOTS OF WAR (Teleplay) [#02]; DEATH IN CHAINS (Story and Teleplay) [#09]; TIES THAT BIND [#20]; GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN [#28]; THE XENA SCROLLS (Teleplay) [#34]; FOR HIM THE BELL TOLLS [#40]; KING OF ASSASSINS [#54]; WARRIOR...PRIESTESS...TRAMP [#55]; FINS, FEMMES & GEMS [#64]; IN SICKNESS AND IN HELL [#72], IF THE SHOE FITS [#80]; LYRE, LYRE, HEARTS ON FIRE [#100]

Hilary J. Bader: BEEN THERE, DONE THAT [#48], THE QUILL IS MIGHTIER [#56], FORGET ME NOT [#63], LOCKED UP AND TIED DOWN (Teleplay) [#75]

Josh Becker: CHARIOTS OF WAR (Story) [#02], LOCKED UP AND TIED DOWN (Story) [#75]

Chris Black AMPHIPOLIS UNDER SIEGE [#104]; YOU ARE THERE [#125]

Melissa Blake: SOUL POSSESSION [#132]

Paul Robert Coyle: THE EXECUTION [#41]; A NECESSARY EVIL [#38]; TEN LITTLE WARLORDS [#32], SACRIFICE II [#68]; SEND IN THE CLONES [#128]

Carl Ellsworth: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA [#108]; LOOKING DEATH IN THE EYE [#109]

Paul Allen Fields: DEATH MASK [#23]; THE RECKONING [#06]

Nora Kay Foster: BEWARE OF GREEKS BEARING GIFTS (Teleplay) [#12]; BLIND FAITH [#42]; CHARIOTS OF WAR (Teleplay) [#02]; DEATH IN CHAINS (Story and Teleplay) [#09]; TIES THAT BIND [#20]; GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN [#28]; THE XENA SCROLLS (Teleplay) [#34]FOR HIM THE BELL TOLLS [#40]; KING OF ASSASSINS [#54]; WARRIOR...PRIESTESS...TRAMP [#55]; FINS, FEMMES & GEMS [#64]; IN SICKNESS AND IN HELL [#72], IF THE SHOE FITS [#80]; LYRE, LYRE, HEARTS ON FIRE [#100]

Liz Friedman: TO HELICON AND BACK [#127]; MANY HAPPY RETURNS [#131]

Katherine Fugate: WHEN FATES COLLIDE [#130]

Ashley Gable: THE PLAY'S THE THING [#85]

Alan Jay Glueckman: THE BLACK WOLF [#11]

Melissa Good: COMING HOME [#113]; LEGACY [#117]

Babs Greyhosky: DEATH IN CHAINS (Story) [#9]

Janice Hendler: BEWARE OF GREEKS BEARING GIFTS (Story) [#12]

Gillian Horvath: A TALE OF TWO MUSES [#74]

James Kahn: THE ABYSS [#118]

Brenda Lilly: WARRIOR...PRINCESS [#15]

Chris Manheim: ALTARED STATES [#19]; A COMEDY OF EROS [#46]; HERE SHE COMES...MISS AMPHIPOLIS [#35]; THE PRODIGAL [#18]; THE QUEST (Story) [#37]; REMEMBER NOTHING (Story) [#26]; A SOLSTICE CAROL [#33]; MATERNAL INSTINCTS [#57]; THE BITTER SUITE [#58]; KING CON [#61]; TSUNAMI [#65]; A FAMILY AFFAIR [#71]; PARADISE FOUND [#81]; DEVI [#82]; CONVERT [#86]; CHAKRAM [#92]; ANIMAL ATTRACTION [#94]; PUNCH LINE [#101]; ETERNAL BONDS [#103]; LIVIA [#110]; EVE [#111] (Teleplay).

Patricia Manney: IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE? [#24]

Kevin Maynard: MARRIED WITH FISHSTICKS [#105]

Linda McGibney: DAUGHTER OF POMIRA [#78]

Robert Sidney Mellette: THE XENA SCROLLS [#34]

Joel Metzger: THE HAUNTING OF AMPHIPOLIS [#114]; THE RING [#120]; DANGEROUS PREY [#123]; PATH OF VENGEANCE [#126]; THE LAST OF THE CENTAURS [#129]

Eric Morris: KEY TO THE KINGDOM [#78]

Gene O'Neill: ONE AGAINST AN ARMY [#59]

Tom O'Neill: SEEDS OF FAITH [#99]; LIFE BLOOD [#106]; KINDRED SPIRITS [#107]; EVE [#111]

Gregg Ostrin: LITTLE PROBLEMS [#98]

Vanessa Place: TO HELICON AND BACK [#127]; MANY HAPPY RETURNS [#131]

Jack Perez: CHARIOTS OF WAR (Story) [#02]

Steven L. Sears: ATHENS CITY ACADEMY OF THE PERFORMING BARDS [#13]; DESTINY (Teleplay) [#36]; DREAMWORKER [#03]; A FISTFUL OF DINARS [#14]; ROYAL COUPLE OF THIEVES [#17]; THE GREATER GOOD [#21]; HOOVES AND HARLOTS [#10]; INTIMATE STRANGER [#31]; LOST MARINER [#45]; ORPHAN OF WAR [#25]; THE PRICE [#44]; THE QUEST [Story & Teleplay] [#37]; REMEMBER NOTHING (Story) [#26]; THE DIRTY HALF-DOZEN [#49]; THE DELIVERER [#50], THE BITTER SUITE [#58], WHEN IN ROME [#62], SACRIFICE I [#67]; A GOOD DAY [#73]; PAST IMPERFECT [#77]; BETWEEN THE LINES [#83]; ENDGAME [#88]; SUCCESSION [#93]; THEM BONES, THEM BONES [#95]; BACK IN THE BOTTLE [#97]

Julie Sherman: THE PATH NOT TAKEN [#05]

Emily Skopov: HEART OF DARKNESS [#115]; THE RETURN OF THE VALKYRIE [#121]; THE GOD YOU KNOW [#124]

R. J. Stewart: A DAY IN THE LIFE [#39]; ATHENS CITY ACADEMY OF THE PERFORMING BARDS [#13]; CALLISTO [#22]; DESTINY (Teleplay) [#36]; A FISTFUL OF DINARS [#14]; MORTAL BELOVED [#16]; PROMETHEUS [#08]; THE QUEST (Story) [#37]; RETURN OF CALLISTO [#29]; SINS OF THE PAST (Teleplay) [#01]; THE TITANS [#07]; WARRIOR...PRINCESS...TRAMP [#30]; ULYSSES [#43]; THE FURIES [#47]; FORGIVEN [#60]; ADVENTURES IN THE SIN TRADE I [#69]; ADVENTURES IN THE SIN TRADE II [#70]; CRUSADER [#76]; THE WAY [#84]; IDES OF MARCH [#89]; DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN [#90]; FALLEN ANGEL [#91] (Story and Teleplay); THEM BONES, THEM BONES [#95]; GOD FEARING CHILD [#102]; LIFE BLOOD [#106]; ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA [#108] (Revision); LOOKING DEATH IN THE EYE [#109] (Teleplay); MOTHERHOOD [#112] (Teleplay); WHO'S GURKHAN [#116] (Teleplay); THE RHEINGOLD [#119]; OLD ARES HAD A FARM [#122]; A FRIEND IN NEED I [#133]; A FRIEND IN NEED II [#134]

George Strayton: SEEDS OF FAITH [#99]; LIFE BLOOD [#106]; KINDRED SPIRITS [#107]; EVE [#111]

Edythe Swensen: THE HAUNTING OF AMPHIPOLIS [#114]

Thomas J. Swyden: THE PLAY'S THE THING [#85]

Robert Tapert: SINS OF THE PAST (Story) [#1]; DESTINY (Story) [#36]; ADVENTURES IN THE SIN TRADE I [#69]; ADVENTURES IN THE SIN TRADE II [#70]; LOCKED UP AND TIED DOWN (Story) [#75]; FALLEN ANGEL (Story); BACK IN THE BOTTLE [#97] (Story); GOD FEARING CHILD [#102] (Story); LIFE BLOOD [#106] (Story); MOTHERHOOD [#112] (Story); WHO'S GURKHAN [#116] (Story); A FRIEND IN NEED I [#133] (Story); A FRIEND IN NEED II [#134] (Story)

Roy Thomas: BEWARE OF GREEKS BEARING GIFTS (Story) [#12]

Noreen Tobin: ONE AGAINST AN ARMY [#59]

Jeff Vlaming: TAKES ONE TO KNOW ONE [#87]; PURITY [#96]

Terence Winter: CRADLE OF HOPE [#04]; GIANT KILLER [#27]; VANISHING ACT [#66]




Writers by Episode Title


SINS OF THE PAST [#01]: Robert Tapert (Story), R. J. Stewart (Teleplay)
CHARIOTS OF WAR [#02]: Jack Perez (Story), Josh Becker (Story), Nora Kay Foster (Teleplay), Adam Armus (Teleplay)
DREAMWORKER [#03]: Steven L. Sears
CRADLE OF HOPE [#04]: Terence Winter
THE PATH NOT TAKEN [#05]: Julie Sherman
THE RECKONING [#06]: Paul Allen Fields
THE TITANS [#07]: R. J. Stewart
PROMETHEUS [#08]: R. J. Stewart
DEATH IN CHAINS [#09]: Babs Greyhosky (Story), Nora Kay Foster (Story and Teleplay), Adam Armus (Story and Teleplay)
HOOVES AND HARLOTS [#10]: Steven L. Sears
THE BLACK WOLF [#11]: Alan Jay Glueckman
BEWARE GREEKS BEARING GIFTS [#12]: Roy Thomas, Janice Hendler (Story), Nora Kay Foster (Teleplay), Adam Armus (Teleplay)
ATHENS CITY ACADEMY OF THE PERFORMING BARDS [#13]: R. J. Stewart, Steven L. Sears
A FISTFUL OF DINARS [#14]: R. J. Stewart, Steven L. Sears
WARRIOR...PRINCESS [#15]: Brenda Lilly
MORTAL BELOVED [#16]: R. J. Stewart
ROYAL COUPLE OF THIEVES [#17]: Steven L. Sears
THE PRODIGAL [#18]: Chris Manheim
ALTARED STATES [#19]: Chris Manheim
TIES THAT BIND [#20]: Nora Kay Foster, Adam Armus
THE GREATER GOOD [#21]: Steven L. Sears
CALLISTO [#22]: R. J. Stewart
DEATH MASK [#23]: Paul Allen Fields
IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE? [#24]: Patricia Manney
ORPHAN OF WAR [#25]: Steven L. Sears
REMEMBER NOTHING [#26]: Steven L. Sears (Story), Chris Manheim (Story)
GIANT KILLER [#27]: Terence Winter
GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN [#28]: Nora Kay Foster, Adam Armus
RETURN OF CALLISTO [#29]: R. J. Stewart
WARRIORPRINCESSTRAMP [#30]: R. J. Stewart
INTIMATE STRANGER [#31]: Steven L. Sears
TEN LITTLE WARLORDS [#32]: Paul Robert Coyle
A SOLSTICE CAROL [#33]: Chris Manheim
XENA SCROLLS [#34]: Robert Sidney Mellette, Nora Kay Foster (Teleplay), Adam Armus (Teleplay)
HERE SHE COMES...MISS AMPHIPOLIS [#35]: Chris Manheim
DESTINY [#36]: Robert Tapert (Story)
THE QUEST [#37]: R. J. Stewart (Story), Steven L Sears (Story and Teleplay), Chris Manheim (Story)
A NECESSARY EVIL [#38]: Paul Robert Coyle
A DAY IN THE LIFE [#39]: R. J. Stewart
FOR HIM THE BELL TOLLS [#40]: Nora Kay Foster & Adam Armus
THE EXECUTION [#41]: Paul Robert Coyle
BLIND FAITH [#42]: Nora Kay Foster, Adam Armus
ULYSSES [#43]: R. J. Stewart
THE PRICE [#44]: Steven L. Sears
LOST MARINER [#45]: Steven L. Sears
A COMEDY OF EROS [#46]: Chris Manheim
THE FURIES [#47]: R. J. Stewart
BEEN THERE, DONE THAT [#48]: Hilary J. Bader
THE DIRTY HALF-DOZEN [#49]: Steven L. Sears
THE DELIVERER [#50]: Steven L. Sears
GABRIELLE'S HOPE [#51]: R. J. Stewart
THE DEBT I [#52]: Robert Tapert (Story), R. J. Stewart (Story & Teleplay)
THE DEBT II [#53]: Robert Tapert (Story), R. J. Stewart (Story & Teleplay)
KING OF ASSASSINS [#54]: Adam Armus & Nora Kay Foster
WARRIOR...PRIESTESS...TRAMP [#55]: Adam Armus & Nora Kay Foster
THE QUILL IS MIGHTIER [#56]: Hilary J. Bader
MATERNAL INSTINCTS [#57]: Chris Manheim
THE BITTER SUITE [#58]: Steven L. Sears & Chris Manheim
ONE AGAINST AN ARMY [#59]: Gene O'Neill & Noreen Tobin
FORGIVEN [#60]: R. J. Stewart
KING CON [#61]: Chris Manheim
WHEN IN ROME [#62]: Steven L. Sears
FORGET ME NOT [#63]: Hilary J. Bader
FINS, FEMMES & GEMS [#64]: Adam Armus & Nora Kay Foster
TSUNAMI [#65]: Chris Manheim
VANISHING ACT [#66]: Terry Winter
SACRIFICE I [#67]: Steven L. Sears
SACRIFICE II [#68]: Paul Robert Coyle
ADVENTURES IN THE SIN TRADE I [#69]: Robert Tapert & R. J. Stewart
ADVENTURES IN THE SIN TRADE II [#70]: Robert Tapert & R. J. Stewart
A FAMILY AFFAIR [#71]: Chris Manheim
IN SICKNESS AND IN HELL [#72]: Adam Armus & Nora Kay Foster
A GOOD DAY [#73]: Steven L. Sears
A TALE OF TWO MUSES [#74]: Gillian Horvath
LOCKED UP AND TIED DOWN [#75]: Rob Tapert and Josh Becker (story), Hilary J. Bader (teleplay)
CRUSADER [#76]: R. J. Stewart
PAST IMPERFECT [#77]: Steven L. Sears
KEY TO THE KINGDOM [#78]: Eric Morris
DAUGHTER OF POMIRA [#79]: Linda McGibney
IF THE SHOE FITS [#80]: Alan Armus & Nora Kay Foster
PARADISE FOUND [#81]: Chris Manheim
DEVI [#82]: Chris Manheim
BETWEEN THE LINES [#83]: Steven L. Sears
THE WAY [#84]: R. J. Stewart
THE PLAY'S THE THING [#85]: Ashley Gable & Thomas A. Swyden
CONVERT [#86]: Chris Mannheim
TAKES ONE TO KNOW ONE [#87]: Jeff Vlaming
ENDGAME [#88]: Steven L. Sears
IDES OF MARCH [#89]: R. J. Stewart
DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN [#90]: R. J. Stewart
FALLEN ANGEL [#91]: Rob Tapert & R. J. Stewart (story); R. J. Stewart (teleplay)
CHAKRAM [#92]: Chris Manheim
SUCCESSION [#93]: Steven L. Sears
ANIMAL ATTRACTION [#94]: Chris Manheim
THEM BONES, THEM BONES [#95]: R. J. Stewart & Steven L. Sears
PURITY [#96]: Jeff Vlaming
BACK IN THE BOTTLE [#97]: Rob Tapert & Steven L. Sears (story);Steven L. Sears (under the alias Buddy Williers)
LITTLE PROBLEMS [#98]: Gregg Ostrin
SEEDS OF FAITH [#99]: George Strayton & Tom O'Neill
LYRE, LYRE, HEARTS ON FIRE [#100]: Adam Armus & Nora Kay Foster
PUNCH LINE [#101]: Chris Manheim
GOD FEARING CHILD [#102]: Rob Tapert & R. J. Stewart
ETERNAL BONDS [#103]: Chris Manheim
AMPHIPOLIS UNDER SIEGE [#104]: Chris Black
MARRIED WITH FISHSTICKS [#105]: Kevin Maynard
LIFE BLOOD [#106]: Rob Tapert & R. J. Stewart (story); R.J. Stewart, George Strayton, & Tom O'Neill (teleplay)
KINDRED SPIRITS [#107]: George Strayton, & Tom O'Neill
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA [#108]: Carl Ellsworth; R.J. Stewart (revision)
LOOKING DEATH IN THE EYE [#109]: Carl Ellsworth; R.J. Stewart (teleplay)
LIVIA [#110]: Chris Manheim
EVE [#111]: George Strayton, & Tom O'Neill; Chris Manheim (teleplay)
MOTHERHOOD [#112]: Robert Tapert (story); R.J. Stewart (teleplay)
COMING HOME [#113]: Melissa Good
THE HAUNTING OF AMPHIPOLIS [#114]: Edythe Swensen and Joel Metzger (story): Joel Metzger (teleplay)
HEART OF DARKNESS [#115]: Emily Skopov
WHO'S GURKHAN [#116]: Rob Tapert (story): R.J. Stewart (teleplay)
LEGACY [#117]: Melissa Good
THE ABYSS [#118]: James Kahn
THE RHEINGOLD [#119]: R.J. Stewart
THE RING [#120]: Joel Metzger
THE RETURN OF THE VALKYRIE [#121]: Emily Skopov
OLD ARES HAD A FARM [#122]: R.J. Stewart
DANGEROUS PREY [#123]: Joel Metzger
THE GOD YOU KNOW [#124]: Emily Skopov
YOU ARE THERE [#125]: Chris Black
PATH OF VENGEANCE [#126]: Joel Metzger
TO HELICON AND BACK [#127]: Liz Friedman and Vanessa Place
SEND IN THE CLONES [#128]: Paul Robert Coyle
THE LAST OF THE CENTAURS [#129]: Joel Metzger
WHEN FATES COLLIDE [#130]: Katherine Fugate
MANY HAPPY RETURNS [#131]:Liz Friedman and Vanessa Place
SOUL POSSESSION [#132]: Melissa Blake
A FRIEND IN NEED I [#133]: Rob Tapert & R. J. Stewart (story); R. J. Stewart (teleplay)
A FRIEND IN NEED II [#134]: Rob Tapert & R. J. Stewart (story); R. J. Stewart (teleplay)


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