New Zealand Herald
21 October 2000
Chatterbox: Local warrior
The news that Xena: Warrior Princess is going to end its six-year run got us thinking: Whatever next for Lucy Lawless? No doubt shell be trying to translate her profile into a big-screen career stateside. But stop the brain drain, we say. Get her a job on local telly where she can put all that experience to good work. Shed be a heck of a surgeon on Shortland Street (By Zeus nurse! Scapel NOW! Thwock! Aargh!). Or how about a sitcom where shes the tough but fair coach of a womens rugby team (working title: Lucys Loosies). And if all else fails, theres always a home- renovation show (Tonight on Xena: Interior Decorator, we knock out a few walls by ululating loudly at them ... Well its a thought innit?
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