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A Solstice Carol
Series: Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Season: Two
Story Number: 033
Writer: Chris Manheim
Director: John T. Kretchmer
Broadcast: December 9, 1996
Previous Story: Ten Little Warlords
Following Story: The Xena Scrolls


Xena and Gabrielle try to bring the warmth and spirit of the holiday season to a cold-hearted king who has outlawed the annual winter-solstice celebration.

Memorable quotes[]

  • Xena: Great stocking stuffers!


Background information and notes[]

  • This episode was based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

Continuity and mistakes[]

  • The rope that Gabrielle hangs from suddenly becomes the length of a football field. Gabrielle gets lowered to the ground, Tobias shows up without the rope still visibly connected to him, and he and Gabrielle start walking off without getting untied.


  • Senticles was not harmed during the production of this motion picture. However, several chimneys are in dire need of repair.