Gabrielle made #32 on AfterEllen's top 50 tv characters here is thier caption: Every superhero in the universe wishes they had a sidekick as competent and loyal as Gabrielle. Sorry, though, Superman â€” Gabrielle was destined to be the companion of Xena. And by "companion," we mean "wife." Gabrielle and Xena's subtextual relationship is the stuff of legend. As long as lesbians are making lists of their favorite characters, you can count on Gabrielle being included.
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More on Renee's role as Gabrielle can be found on The Australian Xena Information Page