Xena and Gabrielle find themselves trapped aboard Cecrops' cursed ship. Gabrielle develops a taste for raw squid. With the help of our dynamic duo, Cecrops finally discovers the key to ending his curse and becomes a world renowned long-distance walker.
Cecrops: "You're staying with us. You don't seem to understand the danger."
Gabrielle: "No, you don't understand the danger. This is a boat...on water...water...boat...my stomach. We don't mix very well. So unless you want a quick and colorful deck washing, I suggest you put me on a boat for shore!"
Gabrielle: "I am on the cursed ship of Cecrops."
Cecrops: "Yes, you are."
Gabrielle: "For eternity."
Cecrops: "No, that part of the curse is mine. You will just be here until you die. Xena is the lucky one...even if she drowned."
Pirate: "Our ship almost ended up on the rocks with you."
Xena: "Pity, I could have used the company."
Cecrops: "I've decided to make you the new cook. I see you've had some experience with food."
Gabrielle: "That's the only way to judge beauty, not by the price, but how it touches the soul."
Cecrops: "Who's going to love me? I'm hardly the catch of the day. Tall. Dark. And, cursed for eternity."
Xena: "Are you okay?"
Gabrielle: "Yeah, I'm fine. I'm sea-sick. I'm cursed. Actually, I'm really sea-sick."
Xena: "I wasn't gonna let you take off with my best friend."
Xena: "Every time you start feeing sea-sick, jab your wrist like I showed you.
Altrek: "Want some squid?"
Cecrops: "Look at all that land. So close I could swim to it. I've forgotten what it feels like. Sand. Earth. Dirt. Have you ever noticed the smell of land? Sometimes when we're near the shore, I close my eyes and try to take it in. Try to imagine and remember everything about it."
Xena: "What are you eating?"
Gabrielle: "Squid. Want some?"
Gabrielle: "That means you were right. The key must be there and he doesn't want you to figure it out."
Xena: "And, if I'm wrong?"
Gabrielle: "If you're wrong, Xena, I have to spend the rest of my life dodging...Altrek!...a sixty year old adolescent who hasn't had a girlfriend since his voice was an octave higher."
Xena: "This isn't a curse. It's justice. You've begun to beleive that you deserve it."
Gabrielle: "Xena, why didn't you show me this when we were on Ulysses' ship?" (jabbing wrist)
Xena: "Well, I couldn't risk it. It has side effects."
Gabrielle: "Yeah? What kind of side effects?"
Xena: "That pressure point numbs your taste buds. Anything tastes good, even things that aren't good for you."
Gabrielle: "Like...raw squid. Oh, I think I'm gonna be sick."
Xena: "Well, not until later, when we're on solid ground."
Cecrops: "By the name of Zeus. How did you ever come up with suck a lame theory?"
Xena: "By watching you. I've known many types of fear in my life Cecrops. The fear of your own guilt..."
Cecrops: "What do you know of fear? Do you fear death? Do you fear injury? Do you fear losing your friend out there? Well, I fear life, because every day of life means someone can lose their freedom to me."
Xena: "You alright?"
Gabrielle: "Yeah. I just had to get rid of my squid friends ... and my puppy love! Yep, he's off to get some new conquest."
DISCLAIMER: "Cecrops' Joie de Vivre was not harmed during the production of this motion picture."