Edit Decision List for Episode #V0406
The Debt, Part 1

Satellite Uplink to TV stations performed 2nd November 1997 on G4/18 at 8:44am EST - no identifying slate was given.

Total Running Time (edited): 4? minutes ?? seconds

The show was rated TV-PG(v).

Guest Stars Co-Stars Production Credits
Lao Ma Jacqueline Kim Ming Tien (12 years) Daniel Lim Story by Robert Tapert
Borias Marton Csokas Chuang Tai Hadfield &
Ming T'su Grant McFarland Messenger Blair Fraser R. J. Stewart
Shopkeeper Peter Mason Teleplay by R. J. Stewart
Soldier William Kwan Director Oley Sassone

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 0:04:35 Xena reaches out but Gabrielle is missing, Xena finds her thinking, the messenger, attack of the Chinese warriors, Xena returns and hears the message, Xena tries to disuade Gabrielle from coming.
Opening Titles 0:04:35 0:01:00 as usual.
Act 2 0:05:35 0:16:02 Xena prepares for a journey and Gabrielle challengers her to explain Xena tells of her journey east after escaping Caesar, the horseback marauders, the battle with the soldiers of the dragon, Xena and Borias, I want the dead, Decorations for the Great Wall, Ming T'su and Ming Tien arrive at their camp. you will give him half, Xena spits at Ming Tien, Borias is angry with Xena, Xena and Gabrielle ride together, Xena and Borias make out on horseback, Lao Ma arrives at the camp, you must be Xena, dinner in the tent, Xena gets Jealous, that's my piece of meat you're reaching for, Xena leaves in a huff, Borias and Lao Ma talk, Xena draws a dagger.
Act 3 0:21:37 0:08:23 Xena and Gabrielle ford a river and trek across the mountains, Xena attacks Lao Ma without much success, Lao Ma wakes Xena and whispers to her and then leaves, Gabrielle asks what Lao Ma said, Xena kidnaps Ming Tien, Borias challenges Xena in her cave, Xena gives her terms, the handover takes place, Borias betrays Xena and gives her to Ming T'su. I can't go there with you and I don't mean the Kingdom of Chin, You owe someone so much, Gabrielle alone at the dock.
Act 4 0:30:00 0:05:03 Xena alone on the boat to Chin, Xena - the caged animal, Lao Ma gives Ming Tien a gift, The Little Green Dragon, the hunt begins, Lao Ma appears and offers Xena a way out.
Act 5 0:35:03 0:07:42 Ming Tien and Ming T'su visit Lao Ma in her bathroom, Lao Ma gives Xena air, Lao Ma and Ming T'su talk, Xena emerges and Lao Ma washes her hair and combs it, Lao Ma gives Xena a hairpin, Xena camoflages herself, she enters the castle from the moat, Xena hears Gabrielle's accusations in her head, Xena stalks into the bed chamber and prepares to strike, Gabrielle is under the covers and Xena is captured by Ming Tien's guards, Lao Ma said you'd return, Lock her up.
Next Week Trailer -:--:-- 0:00:30 Trailer for "The Debt, Part 2"
Closing Titles 0:42:45 0:01:00 Standard season three shrunk titles with montage (same as season two)
End - Total Time 0:43:45 -:--:--

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Bevis King <B.King@ee.surrey.ac.uk>
15th July 1997