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Highlander: The Series

Adrian Paul as Duncan MacLeod
Alexandra Vandernoot as Tessa Noel
Stan Kirsch as Richie Ryan


Written by: Dan Gordon
Directed by: Thomas J. Wright
Guest Cast: Christopher Lambert (Connor MacLeod)
Richard Moll (Slan Quince)
Wendell Wright (Sgt. Powell)

Duncan McLeod is roused from his peaceful existence with the love of 
this life, Tessa Noel, when he is challenged to Immortal combat by Slan
Quince, an Evil Immortal. An old friend and Clansman, Connor MacLeod,
comes to try and convince Duncan to once more join the fray in the 
battle of Good versus Evil. This episode also introduces Richie Ryan,
a kid from the streets whom Duncan befriends after catching him breaking 
into his antique store. 

FAMILY TREE, #92106-2

Written by: Kevin Droney
Directed by: Jorge Montesi
Guest Cast: J.E. Freeman (Joe Scanlon)
Peter Deluise (Clinch)
Tamsin Kelsey (Mrs. Gustavson)
Matthew Walker (Ian MacLeod)

Richie Ryan, Duncan MacLeod's protege, attempts to learn more about his
parents, whom he has never known. Instead, he falls prey to a con man 
who, needing a place to stay and a quick score, pretends to be Richie's
long-lost father. While MacLeod and Tessa try to keep Richie from being
hurt, MacLeod relives his own traumatic past, where he first realized
he was an Immortal, and was renounced by the man who had raised him as 
his son. 


Written by: Terry Nelson
Directed by: Thomas J. Wright
Guest Cast: Dustin Nguyen (Chu Lin)
Soon-teck Oh (Kiem Sun)
Wendell Wright (Sgt. Powell)
Christianne Hirt (Angie)

A deadly herbal drug takes the life of Richie's friend, and MacLeod 
suspects the source of the drug is another Immortal, Kiem Sun, who has 
long sought to perfect such a drug and remove its lethal side effects 
for the betterment of mankind. But a disciple of Kiem Sun's is using 
the drug for his own gain, and MacLeod and his old friend must track 
him down. When it becomes clear that Kiem Sun plans to continue his 
experiments, MacLeod destroys the remaining sample of the drug. 

INNOCENT MAN, #92103-4

Written by: Dan Gordon
Directed by: Jorge Montesi
Guest Cast: John Novack (Sheriff Howard Crowley)
Victor Young(Lucas Desiree)
Vincent Schiavelli (Leo Atkins)
Amanda Wyss (Randi McFarland)
Wendell Wright (Sgt. Powell)

An Immortal friend of MacLeod's is beheaded in his isolated mountain 
retreat where he had hoped -- like MacLeod -- to retire from the fight 
for a while. A brain-damaged, homeless veteran is charged with the 
grisly crime, and an attempt is made to link him to the killing of Slan
 Quince (the villain of episode one, "The Gathering"), an Evil Immortal 
whom MacLeod himself had slain in combat. MacLeod must try and clear 
the innocent man and unravel the mystery of who killed his friend. Here 
again we get a glimpse of MacLeod's past, in flashbacks set during the 
American Civil War. 

FREE FALL, #92101-5

Written by: Philip John Taylor
Directed by: Thomas J. Wright
Guest Cast: Joan Jett (Felicia Martins)
Eli Gabay (Devereux)
Jay Brazeau (Commissioner Comanski)

A beautiful young woman, Felicia Martins, throws herself to her death, 
only to revive with the realization that she is an Immortal. She seeks 
out Duncan MacLeod as her mentor, and becomes amorously involved with 
Richie Ryan. But there is much more to this "ingenue" than meets the 
eye. She is in fact a long-time Immortal, engaged in a wily scheme to 
trap MacLeod and acquire his Quickening. MacLeod must see through her 
subterfuge in time to protect not only himself, but also Richie. 


Written by: Kevin Droney
Directed by: Jorge Montesi
Guest Cast: Andrew Divoff (Bryan Slade)
Amanda Wyss(Randi McFarland)
Jay Brazeau (Comissioner Comanski)

While visiting the courthouse to clear up Tessa's traffic tickets,
MacLeod, Tessa, and Richie are among a group that is taken hostage by a
band of men bent on freeing their leader, Slade, from imprisonment. 
When Slade's demands are not met, he chooses a hostage to sacrifice. 
MacLeod makes sure that hostage is himself, and returns from the dead 
to hunt down the gunmen one by one, as the police watch helplessly from

MOUNTAIN MEN, #92110-7

Written by: Marie-Chantal Droney
Directed by: Thomas J. Wright
Guest Cast: Marc Singer (Caleb)
Wes Studi (Sheriff Benson)
John Dennis Johnston (Carl)

When Tessa is taken by a band of Survivalists who live off the land in 
the vastness of the Pacific Northwest, MacLeod must call on all of his 
own skills, honed a hundred and fifty years earlier, when he roamed this
same mountain fastness. The leader of these modern day mountain men, 
Caleb (who is revealed to be an Immortal), falls in love with Tessa, 
and in the end he and MacLeod battle to the death, axe against sword, 
against the primitive backdrop of the timeless wilderness. 


Written by: Robert L. McCullough
Directed by: Ray Austin 
Guest Cast: Joe Pantoliano (Doctor Wilder)
Amanda Wyss (RandiMcFarland)

MacLeod is struck and "killed" by a speedinq automobile. When he revives 
in the hopital, he attracts the atention of a deranged doctor, who 
kidnaps MacLeod for his research on a miracle cure for trauma. When 
MacLeod escapes from the doctor, the doctor murders a potential witness
and frames MacLeod for it. 

THE SEA WITCH, #92112-9

Written by: David Tynan
Directed by: Thomas J. Wright 
Guest Cast: Stephen Macht (Alexei Voshin)
Johannah Newmarch (Nikki)

Richie Ryan tries to protect an old girlfriend, Nikki, from a band of 
drug dealers. This puts them both in jeopardy from an Immortal, Voshin,
 whom MacLeod knows from an adventure during the Second World War when 
he was trying to smuggle Jewish refugees out of occupied Eastern Europe. 
Nikki complicates the story by withholding drug money she has stolen from 
the gang, thinking she can use it to make a better life for her small 
daughter. Tessa, meanwhile, becomes enamored of the child, raising 
issues for her and MacLeod. 


Written by: Loraine Despres
Directed by: Ray Austin 
Guest Cast: Vanity (Rebecca Lord)
Christoph Ohrt (Walter Reinhardt)
Christianne Hirt (Angie)
Tim Reid (Sgt. Bennett)

Seeking revenge for the apparent death of her lover, Walter Reinhardt, 
Rebecca Lord toys with MacLeod before she attempts to kill him with 
Reinhardt's sword. Rebecca knows nothing of Immortals or their combat, 
and she believes MacLeod murdered Reinhardt. Unbeknownst to her, 
Reinhardt is still alive, and is using Rebecca in a cat and mouse game
to draw out MacLeod for their final confrontation. 

SEE NO EVIL, #92114-11

Written by: Brian Clemens
Directed by: Thomas J. Wright
Guest Cast: John Hertzler (Marcus)
Dee McCafferty (Michael)
Moira Walley (Natalie Ward)
Amanda Wyss (Randi McFarland)
Tim Reid (Sgt. Bennett)

A serial killer dubbed "The Scalper" is attacking blonde women, including 
a friend of Tessa's. MacLeod recognizes the pattern of an Immortal who, 
betrayed by the woman he loved, became a killer.  To end the carnage, 
Macleod was forced to confront and kill him, back in 1921. Now the 
killings have started again, the modern day killer mimicking the 70-year-
old M.O., killing in the same locations as the previous murders. It 
falls to MacLeod and Tessa to stop this madman. 

EYEWITNESS, #92115-12

Written by: David Tynan
Directed by: Ray Austin
Guest Cast: Tom Butler (Andrew Ballin)
Amanda Wyss (Randi McFarland)
Tim Reid (Sgt. Bennett)

Tessa witnesses the murder of a painter, Anne Wheeler, but the absence
of a body leads everyone but MacLeod to doubt her story. MacLeod 
supports Tessa in her quest to obtain justice for Anne. It develops 
that Anne was killed by her Immortal ex-lover, to keep her from 
revealing his secret. After Tessa is taken to a police safe house, 
MacLeod realizes that the killer is in fact the Chief of Detectives, 
and he must rescue Tessa and bring justice to Anne's killer. 


Written by: Marie-Chantal Droney
Directed by: Rene Manzor
Guest Cast: Werner Stocker (Darius)
James Horan (Grayson)
Earl Pastko (Victor Paulus)
Amanda Wyss (Randi McFarland)

Warning comes from MacLeod's old friend Darius, a monk over 2000 years 
old, that Grayson, Darius' one-time protege, is now stalking Darius' 
other students -- among them, possibly, MacLeod.  Grayson, disillusioned 
that his former comrade-in-arms has become a man of peace, is killing 
Darius' mortal students in order to draw the monk off holy ground and 
into combat. MacLeod must protect peace activist Victor Paulus, another
of Darius' students, from Grayson's plot to assassinate him. Later he 
joins Richie and Tessa in France where they will live while Tessa takes
up her new job as curator of a traveling collection. 

FOR EVIL'S SAKE, #92117-14

Written by: David Abramowitz and Fabrice Zolkowski
Directed by: Ray Austin
Guest Cast: Peter Howitt (Kuyler)
Hugues Leforestier (Inspector Lebrun)

An Evil Immortal, Kuyler, has hired himself out down through time as 
an assassin -- the most successful killer in all of history.  A French 
Police Detective, LeBrun, suspects that Duncan MacLeod is connected to 
Kuyler, but of course he cannot imagine that Kuyler once killed an 
eighteenth-century baron under MacLeod's protection. When LeBrun is 
wounded protecting Tessa from Kuyler's men, MacLeod confronts the 
Immortal assassin and puts an end to his centuries-old reign of terror. 


Written by: Philip John Taylor
Directed by: Robin Davis
Guest Cast: Roland Gift (Xavier St. Cloud)
Werner Stocker (Darius)
Hugues Leforestier (Inspector Lebrun)

MacLeod stumbles across the trail of an Immortal, Xavier St. Cloud, 
who has lived in hedonistic splendor down through the ages by 
remorseless robbing and killing innocent men and women.  MacLeod had 
nearly fallen victim to this remorseless killer behind the front lines 
during World War One, when Xavier used poison gas to loot a payroll 
truck. He uses even deadlier gas in modern day Paris, and MacLeod must 
track him down before he kills again. He succeeds in defeating Xavier, 
but the Evil Immortal escapes with his head. In a humorous yet touching 
subplot, Richie falls for a glamorous older woman, not realizing she is
married, and Tessa must disentangle him from the woman's clutches. 

THE BEAST BELOW, #92123-16

Written by: Marie-Chantal Droney
Directed by: Daniel Vigne
Guest Cast: Christian Van Acker (Ursa)
Dee Dee Bridgewater (Carolyn)
Werner Stocker (Darius)

A mysterious death at the Paris Opera re-acquaints Duncan MacLeod with 
one of the strangest Immortals he has met in his many travels over the 
centuries. Ursa is a hulking giant -- more beast than man -- who Duncan 
rescued from persecution centuries ago, delivering him to sanctuary in 
an abbey. The abbey has long since been destroyed and Ursa now lives under 
Paris. He has become enamored of a past-her-prime opera singer who 
tries to use Ursa's innocent soul to murder her rival. 

SAVING GRACE, #92120-17

Written by: Elizabeth Baxter and Martin Broussellet
Directed by: Ray Austin
 Guest Cast: Julia Stemberger (Grace)
Georges Corraface (Carlo Sendaro)
Werner Stocker (Darius)

Grace Chandel has been a Good Immortal, working for the betterment of 
mankind as a midwife, doctor, and scientist over the centuries. Her 
one weakness is another Immortal, Carlo Sendaro, a former lover who is 
obsessed with her and refuses to let her go. He slays Grace's current 
(mortal) lover and, when she refuses to run off with him, frames her 
for the killing. She turns to her old friend Duncan MacLeod for help. 


Written by: Philip John Taylor
Directed by: Robin Davis
Guest Cast: Elizabeth Gracen (Amanda)
Jason Isaacs (Zachary Blaine)

A day at the circus reunites MacLeod with a former lover, the Immortal 
femme-fatale, Amanda, who has always meant big trouble for him. Amanda,
meanwhile, is in trouble of her own as her former partner, Blaine, has
escaped from prison and wants her head. She plays the two Immortal 
men against each other, drawing MacLeod into a daring, high-stakes 
burglary she and Blaine are plotting. 


Written by: Christian Bouveron and Larry Shore
Directed by: Dennis Berry
Guest Cast: Nigel Terry (Gabriel Piton)
Katia Douvalian (Maya)

Richie meets a beautiful young woman who leads him into the world of 
haute couture. His youthful jealousy causes him to run afoul of a world
-class fashion designer, a deadly Immortal. 


Written by: Fabrice Zolkowski
Directed by: Paolo Barzman
Guest Cast: Martin Kemp (Cahill)
Sandra Nelson (Elaine)

When fatal stabbing fails to kill him, Alfred Cahill becomes convinced 
that he has been chosen by a higher power to wage a crusade against 
"perversion," and cuts a bloody path through Paris, murdering prostitutes 
and pimps, and endangering an old friend of Tessa's who has become a 
call girl. MacLeod tries to explain Immortality to Cahill, but he can't 
get through to him, and finally is forced to take his head. 

NOWHERE TO RUN, #92125-21

Written by: David Abramowitz
Directed by: Dennis Berry
Guest Cast: Peter Guinness (Colonel Everett Bellian)
Anthony Head (Allan Rothwood)
Jason Riddington (Mark Rothwood)
Marion Cotillard (Lori Bellian)

When the stepdaughter of an Immortal is raped, the Immortal comes after
the young man. MacLeod, a guest in the home of the accused boy's father, 
feels he must protect the family from this unstoppable menace. He urges 
the Immortal to see due process done, but the man has no interest in 
listening to reason, and he lays siege to the house. 

THE HUNTERS, #92126-22

Written by: Kevin Droney
Directed by: Paolo Barzman
Guest Cast: Roger Daltrey (Hugh Fitzcairn)
Werner Stocker (Darius)
Peter Hudson (Horton)

MacLeod's old compatriot Hugh Fitzcairn comes to town bearing a mystery 
-- some of their other Immortal friends have disappeared suspiciously. 
MacLeod realizes that someone may be following Fitz, and realizes too late 
that Fitz has put Darius in danger by visiting him. Finding Darius dead 
in his chapel and Fitzcairn kidnaped, MacLeod won't rest until he finds 
the men responsible. Tracking the killers of his old friend, MacLeod 
discovers that there is a band of mortals hunting Immortals, and even 
holy ground is no protection from them. MacLeod finds the renegades 
in time to save Fitzcairn and confront James Horton, leader of the 
Hunters, but Horton eludes his grasp.