|Season 1, Episode 18|
|Series||Xena: Warrior Princess|
|Air date||4 Mar 1996|
|Written by||Chris Manheim|
|Directed by||John T. Kretchmer|
|The Royal Couple of Thieves||Altared States|
|Xena: Warrior Princess episodes|
Gabrielle loses her nerve after an unfortunate encounter with bandits. She decides to return home and partakes on a soul-searching journey. Once back home she finds they are troubled by looting bandits. The villagers have hired Meleager The Mighty to stop them but Gabrielle needs to sober him up first.