The Giant Killer
Series: Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Season: Two
Story Number: 027
Writer: Terence Winter
Director: Gary Jones
Broadcast: October 14, 1996
Previous Story: Remember Nothing
Following Story: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Synopsis Edit

Xena is caught between a rock and a hard place when she's pitted against her old friend Goliath in a battle between the Israelites and the Philistines.

Memorable quotes Edit

  • Gabrielle: Stories are meant to be told. Stories tell us who we are.
  • Xena: Goliath, I know you can hear my thoughts I hope your with your family. When I think of you I'll remember Goliath the great warrior, the loving husband and my friend.

Cast Edit

  • Lucy Lawless as Xena
  • Renée O'Connor as Gabrielle
  • Todd Rippon as Goliath
  • Anthony Starr as David
  • Calvin Tuteao as Dagon
  • Dale Corlett as Jonathan
  • Dennis Hally as King Saul
  • Emma Brunette as Sarah
  • John Leonard as Soldier
  • Brad Homan as Head Archer

Background information and notes Edit

  • This episode was based on the Biblical story of David and Goliath.
  • The lengthy fourth act in which Xena battled the giant Gareth, was ultimately cut and eventually used in A Day in the Life.

Continuity and mistakes Edit

Disclaimer Edit

  • No Bible myths or icons were irreparably mangled during the production of this motion picture.