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The Xena Scrolls

Satellite Uplink to TV stations performed 16th June 1997 (repeat) on G4/18 at 10:14am EST of the syndication master prepared on 7th January 1997.

Total Running Time (edited): 44 minutes 16 seconds

The show was rated TV-PG.

Guest Stars Co-stars Production Credits
Jacques Sur Ted Raimi John Smythe Mark Ferguson Story by Robert Sidney Mellette
Ares Kevin Smith Nilos Ajay Vasisht Teleplay by Adam Armus &
Multiple Roles Ircal Reza Nejad Nora Kay Foster
Melinda Papus Lucy Lawless Thug #1 Campbell Rousselle Directed by Charlie Haskell
Janis Covington Renee O'Connor Robert Tapert As himself

Scene Start Duration Action
Action Pack Logo -:--:-- 0:00:10
This Episode trailer -:--:-- 0:00:30 The :30/:15/:10 second versions of this trailer were also in the break between Acts 2 & 3.
Act 1 (Teaser) 0:00:00 0:05:57 Macedonia 1940, found the tablet, Mel arrives at the dig site, "Now that's no way to treat a lady" aka gunfight in the tent, "I cou;d have been killed", "There are no curses", The Xena Scrolls.
Opening Titles 0:05:57 0:01:00 as usual.
Act 2 0:06:58 0:07:55 The fair haired Xena (clip of the ladder fight from Callisto), "no - that's an easy mistake to make", living in our fathers shadows, meeting Jacques Sur, Smythe has the key, ruby then emerald, ladies first, the stairs give way.
Act 3 0:14:53 0:08:30 Where's Smythe, "the site of some titantic struggle", Ares and Xena (clip from The Reckoning), "There are no curses", "that was a movie too", don't touch anything, Mel sits down and finds the scrolls, she reads aloud about Marcus (clips from Mortal Beloved), half of the Chakram, Smythe and the other half.
Act 4 0:23:23 0:08:55 The standoff, Janis swings into action, entering the tomb, "There are no curses", Smythe returns, the chakram is rejoined, Ares arises, eliminate him, who are you, the brush salesman from New Jersey, family tradition, Joxer Vs Gabrielle (clip from Callisto), feels so good, descendant of Xena, think irratating blonde, Callisto? (clip from Callisto), after the nutbread (clip from Altared States), release me Melinda.
Act 5 0:32:18 0:10:58 "Xena - it's been too long", you alright?, how could I think it was me?, Gabrielle was never useless (clip saving the Amazon Princess from Hooves and Harlots), Gabrielle's Death (clip from Is There A Doctor In The House?), you make her sound important, The ties that bind us (clip from The Ties That Bind), people are trying to rest in there, release me or they die, strike the eye, "not now Xena", Xena and Ares fight, Xena hits the eye again, Ares is trapped, Mel returns, Janis gets Mel out of the tomb, goodbyes, together?, The Scrolls and Robert Tapert, "3rd World Country using the locals", reprise of the openning titles.
Next Week Trailer -:--:-- 0:00:30 Trailer for "Here She Comes... Miss Amphipolis"
Closing Titles 0:43:16 0:01:00 Standard season two shrunk titles with montage.
End - Total Time 0:44:16 -:--:--

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Bevis King <B.King@ee.surrey.ac.uk>
27th August 1997