#ThrowbackThursday: Lucy Lawless in “Xena: Warrior Princess”

Lucy Lawless in "Xena: Warrior Princess" (Beyond The Marquee)

Lucy Lawless in “Xena: Warrior Princess” (Beyond The Marquee)

Who remembers this show? Originally a spinoff of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess quickly made a mark of its own. Lucy Lawless starred as the titular character, a warrior princess (obviously) who travels around the world throughout various civilizations to redeem her destructive past. Her friend Gabrielle (Renee O’Connor) often accompanies her in her adventures.

The TV series ran from 1995 to 2001, and ranked in the top five shows for ratings each year. It’s now seen as a major cult show. A rebooted series was announced in 2015; no word on who’ll take over the role of Xena.