Recap: Xena S 03 E 05 Gabrielles Hope
The devoted friendship between Xena and Gabrielle is severely threatened when Gabrielle gives birth to the child of Dahak.
- Animal Stereotypes: When Hope is born in a stable, all the other animals are panicking except for a single goat.
- Bigger Bad: One of the knights describes Dahak as "the blind force behind every evil will."
- Burn the Witch!: Some villagers try to do this to Gabrielle.
- But I Can't Be Pregnant!
- The Dragon: Hope to Dahak, at least in time.
- The End of the World as We Know It: Discussed. Some of the Knights believe that Hope will eventually lead to Dahak entering the world, which would mean the end of all good.
- Express Delivery
- Faking the Dead: Gabrielle claims to have throw Hope from a cliff, but viewers see she's still alive. That will have consequences and not just on this show.
- Fetus Terrible: Hope, of course."You carry within you the child who will bring a new order to the world—the child of darkness."
- Knight Templar: The Knights of the Pierced Heart.
- Morning Sickness: Gabrielle
- Our Banshees Are Louder: They're also intangible when they want to be and freakin' crazy. They also worship Gabrielle due to her being pregnant with Dahak's child.
- Surprise Pregnancy
- Wacky Cravings: Gabrielle
- Wham Shot: Hope in the basket.