|The Zaniouchka Circus|
|Season One, Episode 17|
|Air date||November 1997|
|Written by||Natalie Altmann|
|Directed by|| Bruno Bianchi |
A Gilded Cage
The Mirror's Secret
- "Nonsense. Who would suspect an acrobat?"
- —Idda Fedancy
The Zaniouchka Circus comes to Austria under orders of General Von Grossberg to give his daughter Helana a private show. Sissi is not invited by Helena, but manages to get in anyways. At the circus Sissi meets Idda Fedancy.
Sissi: And you know Helene, my friends call me Sissi.
Helene: All right, Elizabeth.
- Even though the show takes place in Austria, the circus master greets everyone in English, French & Spanish But not in the country's own tongue of German.
- Sissi was locked away in the tower by Empress Sophia, much like Cinderella.
- Thou Sissi has been living at the palace for weeks. This is the 1st time she has seen Fronz since her sent a carriage for her a month ago.