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The Watcher Chronicles
Highlander the Series Episodes


Season 1

1. The Gathering
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First aired: 10/3/1992 Production Code: 92102
Immortal Duncan McLeod is maintaining a 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. Duncan also meets Richie Ryan, a kid from the streets whom he befriends after catching him breaking into his antique store.

Writer: Dan Gordon
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Amy Pietz (Reporter), Christopher Lambert (Connor Macleod), Richard Moll (Slan Quince), Wendell Wright (Sergeant Powell)


2. Family Tree
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First aired: 10/10/1992 Production Code: 92103
Richie tries to track down his parents and runs afoul fo a female crime boss, and Duncan comes to his help while pondering his own life among the MacLeods.

Writer: Kevin Droney
Director: Jorge Montesi
Guest star: Peter DeLuise (Clinch), J.E. Freeman (Joe Scanlon), Tamsin Kelsey (Mrs. Gustafson), Matthew Walker (Ian MacLeod), Walter Marsh (Mr. Stubbs), Jessica Van der Veen (Secretary), Aurelio Dinunzio (Security Guard), Mary McDonald (Old Peasant)


3. Road Not Taken
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First aired: 10/17/1992 Production Code: 92108
Richie's friend dies of an overdose of a herbal drug and MacLeod suspects the source of the drug is another Immortal, Kiem Sun. Sun has 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 Sun must track him down. When it becomes clear that Kiem Sun plans to continue his experiments despite the dangers, MacLeod destroys the remaining sample of the drug.

Writer: Terry Nelson
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Soon-Teck Oh (Kiem Sun), Dustin Nguyen (Chu Lin), Christianne Hirt (Angie), Wendell Wright (Sergeant Powell), Kim Kondrashoff (Forks), Alan C. Peterson (Bartender), Paul Stafford (Officer #1), Lisa Bunting (Woman Hostage)


4. Innocent Man
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First aired: 10/24/1992 Production Code: 92107
A homeless mortal is wrongfully accused of the murder of an Immortal after investigating a bizarre thunderstorm surrounding a cabin. Duncan determines to prove the homeless man's innocence and bring the real murderer to justice.

Writer: Dan Gordan
Director: Jorge Montesi
Guest star: John Novak (Sheriff Howard Crowley), Vincent Schiavelli (Leo Atkins), Wendell Wright (Sgt. Powell), Victor Young (Lucas Desiree), Todd Duckworth (Deputy Struthers), Jason Michas (Confederate Guard), Garry Chalk (Lemoyne), Colleen Winton (Gwenn)


5. Free Fall
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First aired: 10/31/1992 Production Code: 92101
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 "ingénue" 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.

Writer: Philip John Taylor
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Joan Jett (Felicia Martins), Jay Brazeau (Commissioner Comanski), Eli Gabay (Devereux), Leslie Carlson (Sam Thompson), Claudia Ferri (Devereux's Woman), Patricia Vonk (Female Executive), Ron Chartier (M.E. Assistant)


6. Bad Day in Building A
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First aired: 11/7/1992 Production Code: 92111
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 outside.

Writer: Kevin Droney
Director: Jorge Montesi
Guest star: Andrew Divoff (Bryan Slade), Jay Brazeau (Commisioner Cominski), Alfred E. Humphreys (Janitor), Bill Croft (Mancuso), Ken Kirzinger (Kirby), Duncan Fraser (SWAT Commander), Don MacKay (Stanley), Andrea Libman (Belinda), Gary Jones (Klein), Vladmir Kulich (Pauling)


7. Mountain Men
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First aired: 11/14/1992 Production Code: 92110
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.

Writer: Marie-Chantal Droney
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Wes Studi (Sheriff Benson), John Dennis Johnston (Carl the Hermit), Byron Lucas (Joshua Cole), Brent Stait (Eddie Doyle), Rick Poltaruk (Big John), Doug Abrahams (Benson's Deputy), Marc Singer (Caleb Cole)


8. Deadly Medicine
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First aired: 11/21/1992 Production Code: 92109
MacLeod is struck and "killed" by a speeding automobile. When he revives in the hospital, he attracts the attention 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.

Writer: Robert L. McCullough
Director: Ray Austin
Guest star: Joe Pantoliano (Dr. Wilder), Beverley Hendry (Barbara Madison), Stephen E. Miller (Sgt. Herrald), Leslie Carlson (Sam Thompson), Catherine Lough (Carol), Stephen Fanning (Jack)


9. The Sea Witch
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First aired: 12/5/1992 Production Code: 92112
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 Russian Revolution when he was trying to smuggle Russian nobles out of the country. 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.

Writer: David Tynan
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Stephen Macht (Alexei Voshin), Johanna Newmarch (Nikki), Phil Hayes (Marco), John Tench (Reese), Brooklyn Brown (Melinda), Scott McNeil (Dennis), Gina Brunton (Niva), Garry Davey (Soviet Major), Rob Morton (Owner), Adrian Holmes (Street Kid)


10. Revenge is Sweet
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First aired: 12/12/1992 Production Code: 92115
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.

Writer: Loraine Despres
Director: Ray Austin
Guest star: Christoph Ohrt (Reinhardt), Christianne Hirt (Angie Burke), Ken Kramer (Dr. Kramer), Kevin McNulty (Harry Dawes), Elizabeth Claridge (Molly Parker), Michael Cavers (Noble Man), Tim Reid (Bennett), Patrick Stevenson (Street Punk), Shirley Broderick (Noble Woman), Vanity (Rebecca Lord)


11. See No Evil
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First aired: 12/19/1992 Production Code: 92106
When a serial killer preys on beautiful blonde women, Duncan becomes involved when Tessa's friend is targeted...and recognizes the pattern as that of an Immortal he killed 80 years ago.

Writer: Brian Clemens
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Glynda Fitzgerald (Brunette Woman), Wanda Wilkinson (Helen), Raimund Stamm (Herbie), Kelly Fox (Police Woman), Dee McCafferty (The Scalper), Fulvio Cecere (Tony Graffini), Moira Walley (Natalie Ward), Tim Reid (Bennet), J.G. Hertzler (Marcus Karolus)


12. Eyewitness
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First aired: 2/6/1993 Production Code: 92114
Tessa claims to see a woman murdered, but there's no body and only Duncan believes her. Duncan realizes that an Immortal is behind the killing...the chief of detectives who is in charge of the investigation.

Writer: David Tynan
Director: Ray Austin
Guest star: Tim Reid (Bennett), Tom Butler (Andrew Ballin), Sheila Peterson (Greta), Diane Barrington (Anne Wheeler), Christopher Gaze (Martin Sorrel), David Petersen (Detective Taylor)


13. Band of Brothers
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First aired: 2/13/1993 Production Code: 92118
Darius, an ancient Immortal, priest, and friend of Duncan's, sends word that his one-time protege and master swordsman, Grayson, 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 to gain revenge. Grayson goes after peace activist Victor Paulus and Duncan must protect him despite the fact that Grayson is his superior in swordsmanship.

Writer: Marie-Chantal Droney
Director: Rene Manzor
Guest star: Earl Pastko (Victor Paulus), Terry Howson (Hoestler), Peter Diamond (Brigand), James Horan (Grayson), Werner Stocker (Darius)


14. For Evil's Sake
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First aired: 2/20/1993 Production Code: 92117
Kuyler, an evil Immortal and professional assassin, has run across Duncan in the past and their paths cross again in modern-day Paris when Kuyler employs a band of killer mimes. Duncan must defeat Kuyler to protect his current targets and enact justice for the man Kuyler kileld under Duncan's protection over a hundred years ago.

Director: Ray Austin
Guest star: Peter Howitt (Kuyler), Hugues Leforestier (Inspector Lebrun), Vernon Dobtcheff (Carlo Luchesi), Michel Voletti (Baron Deshields), Gerard Touroul (Inspector Sole), Jérôme Keen (Anthony)


15. For Tomorrow We Die
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First aired: 2/27/1993 Production Code: 92116
MacLeod encounters Xavier St. Cloud, a ruthless Immortal who uses poison gas to commit his robberies and killing anyone who gets in his path. Meanwhile, Richie falls for a glamorous older woman, unaware that she's married, and Tessa must help him out.

Writer: Philip John Taylor
Director: Robin Davis
Guest star: Roland Gift (Xavier St. Cloud) , Hugues Leforestier (Inspector Lebrun), Mapi Galan (Renee de Tassigny), Jean Claude Deret (Dalou), Sandrine Caron (Nathalie), Tanguy Gouasdoue (Stan), Francine Olivier (Madame Bertrand), Thierry de Carbonnia (Francois Bertrand), Philippe Agael (Medical Examiner), Crystel Amsalem (Young Girl), Werner Stocker (Darius)


16. The Beast Below
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First aired: 3/6/1993 Production Code: 92123
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.

Writer: Marie-Chantal Droney
Director: Daniel Vinge
Guest star: Dee Dee Bridgewater (Carolyn), Christian Van Acker (Ursa), Fay Masterson (Jenny Harris), Francis Guéry (Detective), Joe Sheridan (Frank Wells)


17. Saving Grace
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First aired: 3/13/1993 Production Code: 92120
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.

Writer: Elizabeth Baxter, Martin Broussellet
Director: Ray Austin
Guest star: Julia Stemberger (Grace), Georges Corraface (Carlos Sendaro), Hugues Leforestier (Inspector Lebrun), Bruce Myers (Paul Warren), Werner Stocker (Darius)


18. Lady and the Tiger
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First aired: 4/24/1993 Production Code: 92121
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.

Writer: Philip Joh Taylor
Director: Robin Davis
Guest star: Elizabeth Gracen (Amanda) , Jason Isaacs (Zachary Blaine), Fred Pearson (Pierre), Pierre Gérald (Henry Lamaratine), Bertie Cortez (Ring Master), Michael Hofland (Bavarian Officer), David Lowe (Clown)


19. Eye of the Beholder
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First aired: 5/1/1993 Production Code: 92122
Richie becomes involved with a woman who is a model for another Immortal, Gabriel Piton, who is an old friend of Duncan's.

Writer: Christian Bouveron, Larry Shore
Director: Dennis Berry
Guest star: Nigel Terry (Gabriel Piton), Katia Douvalian (Maya)


20. Avenging Angel
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First aired: 5/8/1993 Production Code: 92124
A deluded new Immortal believes that he has been chosen by God to crusade against evil and perversion, and one of his target's is an old friend of Tessa's.

Writer: Fabrice Zolkowski
Director: Paolo Barzman
Guest star: Nathalie Presles (Claudine), Yan Briand (Charles Bagnot), Patrick Floersheim (Battini), Martin Kemp (Alfred Cahill), Sandra Nelson (Elaine)


21. Nowhere to Run
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First aired: 5/15/1993 Production Code: 92125
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.

Writer: David Abramowitz
Director: Dennis Berry
Guest star: Peter Guinness (Colonel Everett Bellian), Anthony Stewart Head (Allan Rothwood), Jason Riddington (Mark Rothwood), Marion Cotillard (Lori Bellian)


22. The Hunters
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First aired: 5/22/1993 Production Code: 92126
Immortal are mysteriously dying their final death...and Darius is their next target.

Writer: Kevin Droney
Director: Paolo Barzman
Guest star: Peter Hudson (Horton) , Roger Daltrey (Hugh Fitzcairn), Werner Stocker (Darius)

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