5x01 Fallen Angel
First Aired: Sep. 27, 1999 on Syndicated
Summary: After being crucified by the Romans, Xena and Gabrielle are in the afterlife; they team up with the archangel Michael to battle evil Callisto and the forces of hell. Also, when Xena becomes a demon from hell, Gabrielle tries to save her.
Main Characters in this Episode
Callisto: Love is the way.
Gabrielle: Callisto... when Xena burned your family did you see them on fire? Did you... did you smell their flesh sizzling? Do you know what I think? You wanted them to die so you'd have a reason to be a bitch.
- "Fallen Angel" was so complex that it needed two months to be filmed, while a whole season of "Xena" (22 episodes) took one year to be filmed.