Is There A Doctor In The House?
Series: Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Season: One
Story Number: 024
Writer: Patricia Manney
Director: T.J. Scott
Broadcast: June 29, 1996
Previous Story: Death Mask
Following Story: Orphan of War

Synopsis Edit

Caught in the middle of a fierce war, Xena and Gabrielle aid the wounded inhabitants of a healing temple, Then things take a turn for the worse.

Memorable quotes Edit

  • Xena: How are you doing?
  • Ephiny: Good, I'm so tired and my soul feels like it's been sliced by a razor
  • Xena: Ephiny, I know Phanties is gone but what you and he created is within you ready to come out into the world, you have to go on.
  • Gabrielle: Your not alone your friends and your family are here with you.
  • Ephiny: Hmm, Family?
  • Ephiny: They gave you the right of cast.
  • Gabrielle: Me and Xena will take care of you.

Cast Edit

  • Lucy Lawless as Xena
  • Renée O'Connor as Gabrielle
  • Danielle Cormack as Ephiny
  • Ray Woolf as Marmax
  • Tony Billy as Mitoan Warrior
  • Andrew Binns as Hippocrates
  • Harriet Crampton as Hysterical Woman
  • Simon Farthing as Democritus
  • Geoff Houtman as Gangrene Man
  • Paul McLaren as POW Leader
  • Adam Middleton as Blind Soldier
  • Charles Pierard as Thessalian Guard
  • Ron Smith as Galen
  • Deane Vipond as Head Wound Man

Background information and notes Edit

  • This episode was initially held back due to television censors. The scenes that were trimmed were cut due to the more graphic aspects of the episode. An example was a scene in which Xena cauterized the man's leg after it was amputated.

Continuity and mistakes Edit

  • When Gabrielle dies her spirit goes to the Elysian Fields, despite having been inducted as an Amazon in Hooves and Harlots.

Disclaimer Edit

  • Being that war is hell, lots of people were harmed during the production of this motion picture (but since television is a dramatic medium of make believe, all casualties removed their prosthetic make-up and went home unscathed).