The BEST episodes directed by Dennis Berry

Methos
star
7.64
126 votes

#1 - Methos

Highlander: The Series - Season 3 - Episode 16

When two Watchers end up dead by Kalas' hand, Joe realizes that Kalas is looking for Methos, the mythical ""oldest Immortal."" MacLeod knows that, with Methos' quickening, Kalas would finally be strong enough to defeat him. Kalas and MacLeod race to be the first to find Methos. Meanwhile, Richie muscles his way onto a top level motorcycle racing team and the champion, Basil, starts to get nervous. Flashbacks are to Paris in the 1920s, when Kalas, then known as Antonio Neri, was the toast of the opera world. When Kalas threatens a young girl in MacLeod's protection, they fight. Kalas escapes, but not before MacLeod inflicts a throat wound that destroys Kalas' vocal chords and the singing that has been his life since the Middle Ages. Kalas nearly takes Methos in battle and, realizing that he will not be able to defeat Kalas, Methos offers his own head to MacLeod. MacLeod refuses and challenges Kalas on his own, nearly defeating him when the police arrive to send Kalas to prison for the dea

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The Enemy Within
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7.41
3003 votes

#2 - The Enemy Within

Stargate SG-1 - Season 1 - Episode 3

Major Kawalsky is possessed by a Goa'uld, and the SGC must find a way to remove it without killing him.

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Finale (2)
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7.38
122 votes

#3 - Finale (2)

Highlander: The Series - Season 3 - Episode 22

As Christine tells her tale to the newspaper publisher, MacLeod and Amanda, knowing their world is about to end, finally admit they love each other. Kalas kills Christine and the publisher and steals the computer disk before they have a chance to spread the story. Kalas offers MacLeod a deal -- MacLeod offers up his head or the contents of the disk are made public. Dawson and the Watchers attempt to find Kalas, but this only results in more dead Watchers. Methos tries to talk MacLeod out of it, but MacLeod agrees to fight Kalas on top of the Eiffel Tower. Kalas is defeated and the resulting Quickening, amplified by the Tower, sends a power surge that disrupts every computer in the vicinity -- including Kalas'. The information on the disk is destroyed and Immortals and Watchers maintain their anonymity.

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The First Commandment
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7.33
2452 votes

#4 - The First Commandment

Stargate SG-1 - Season 1 - Episode 6

SG-1 must stop a renegade Stargate commander, who has gone mad and set himself up as a god on an alien planet.

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The Samurai
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7.28
163 votes

#5 - The Samurai

Highlander: The Series - Season 3 - Episode 1

After Midori Koto sees her husband, rich industrialist Michael Kent, murder her lover, she kills Kent and runs to MacLeod for protection. She reminds MacLeod of a vow of protection his "ancestor" (MacLeod himself) made 200 years before. Flashbacks tell the story of MacLeod coming to the aid of the samurai Hideo Koto after MacLeod is shipwrecked in Japan. He vows to Hideo he will always protect the Koto family and is bequeathed the dragon head katana sword he uses to this day. Back in the present, MacLeod discovers that Kent is an Immortal and he's still alive.

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Testimony
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7.18
129 votes

#6 - Testimony

Highlander: The Series - Season 3 - Episode 18

MacLeod decides to tell Anne the truth about his Immortality and she flies to Paris to be with him. En route, Anne helps save the life of a young woman, Tasha, who turns out to be smuggling drugs for the Russian Mafia. Tasha is the lover of Kristov, the head of the Russian gang and formerly the leader of the band of Cossacks MacLeod encountered on his way to the Orient in 1750. Concerned about Tasha, Anne tries to convince her to testify against Kristov, while Kristov is determined to make sure Tasha dies before she can testify. Richie is kidnapped by Kristov as a pawn in this game. MacLeod must choose between taking down Kristov or saving Richie and Richie finds he must grow as an Immortal -- or die.

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The Lamb
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7.17
126 votes

#7 - The Lamb

Highlander: The Series - Season 3 - Episode 7

What happens to a kid who hits Immortality before he hits puberty? MacLeod and Richie take in 10-year-old Kenny, who asks for their protection after the fatherly Immortal who was protecting him is beheaded. Kenny, we discover, is not the sweet little lamb he appears to be. He has been Immortal for nearly 800 years, and has survived all that time by convincing other Immortals to take him in and protect him -- and then taking their heads. Kenny tries to get MacLeod, but he is continuously thwarted by the presence of Anne. Kenny attempts to get Anne out of his way, but MacLeod, realizing the truth about Kenny, manages to rescue her. He goes after Kenny to stop him from killing again, but Kenny manages to escape by blending in with a group of innocent children.

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Eye for an Eye
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7.13
219 votes

#8 - Eye for an Eye

Highlander: The Series - Season 2 - Episode 5

When MacLeod and Richie are witness to a terrorist attack on an Ambassador, Richie dives in like a Superhero, cocky with Immortality. In the resulting confusion, one of the terrorists is killed, and another, Annie Devlin, an Immortal, is captured. She swears revenge on Richie, and when she escapes from custody, MacLeod takes on the task of educating Richie so that he will have a chance in combat against her. Meanwhile, Flashbacks reveal an earlier friendship between MacLeod and Annie. Mac renews the friendship, and the two Immortals who have both recently lost their lovers find solace in one another. In the end, Richie defeats Annie but can't bring himself to kill her, and MacLeod convinces her to pursue the blood debt no further.

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The Return of Amanda
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7.10
180 votes

#9 - The Return of Amanda

Highlander: The Series - Season 2 - Episode 7

Amanda, the beautiful Immortal cat-burglar returns to town, telling MacLeod she's retired from her life of crime. He doesn't believe her -- especially when two guys start shooting at them. Mac thinks the guys might be Watchers, but in fact they are FBI Agents. Amanda is in possession of some plates for counterfeit money, stolen in Germany before the War. She's looking for an engraver to change the dates, figuring since she's sworn to give up stealing money, she'll have to print some up. Palance, one of the FBI Agents, sets MacLeod and Amanda up to take the fall for his partner's murder, and demands that they turn the plates over. Mac and Amanda are forced to ""die"" on videotape to catch Palance.

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Not to Be (2)
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7.03
89 votes

#10 - Not to Be (2)

Highlander: The Series - Season 6 - Episode 13

Fitz died three hundred years ago... Horton has taken over the Watchers... Joe Dawson has been reduced to a bitter, penniless vagrant... Amanda is a black widow... and Methos has rejoined the Horsemen to avenge his fiance's death. If you think that's bad, just wait till you find out what's happened to Richie and Tessa.

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Reasonable Doubt
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7.00
125 votes

#11 - Reasonable Doubt

Highlander: The Series - Season 3 - Episode 20

When a valuable DaVinci sketch is stolen from a friend of MacLeod's in a robbery that killed two guards, MacLeod offers to act as go-between to ransom it back. He discovers the sketch was stolen by Kagan, an Immortal he faced once before, when Kagan was a bank robber in 1930 Paris and MacLeod killed his mentor. Meanwhile, Maurice asks MacLeod to talk to his troubled niece, Simone. Simone turns out to be more troubled than Maurice knows -- she's a prostitute and Kagan's accomplice. MacLeod goes after Kagan, who protests his innocence in the deaths of the guards and who promises MacLeod that he'll change his ways if MacLeod will help him. When Simone, the only one who knows Kagan is the killer, is killed, MacLeod realizes that Kagan could never really change and confronts Kagan, taking his head.

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Prodigal Son
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6.95
153 votes

#12 - Prodigal Son

Highlander: The Series - Season 2 - Episode 20

Richie returns, on the run, turning to MacLeod for help. An Immortal has been following him, refusing to confront him, but committing grisly murders wherever Richie goes. Richie is arrested for the murders. Mac learns that Immortal hunter Martin Hyde is behind the murders: considering the Quickening of a green Immortal like Richie not worth the taking, Hyde has been hounding him in order to drive him to his teacher. MacLeod must clear Richie of the murders and defeat the evil Immortal.

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The Colonel
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6.93
124 votes

#13 - The Colonel

Highlander: The Series - Season 4 - Episode 7

World War I was officially over when Colonel Simon Killian ordered his troops into one last bloody attack on the Germans. MacLeod witnessed the massacre and made sure his testimony at Killian's court martial got Killian locked up forever. Seventy years later, Killian is back to return the favor. Meanwhile, Amanda has found a new friend, Melissa, a young thief out for thrills. Melissa wants to be just like Amanda so she changes her hair and her clothes to look just like her -- so much so that Killian kidnaps her, thinking she's MacLeod's girlfriend.

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Through A Glass, Darkly
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6.92
92 votes

#14 - Through A Glass, Darkly

Highlander: The Series - Season 4 - Episode 18

MacLeod's old friend Warren Cochrane is hiding a horrible secret he can't bear to remember. Realizing that an Immortal who won't remember what he is is soon a dead Immortal, MacLeod tries to help Warren by reminding him of the history they shared together, of their battles for Scotland's freedom, and of their mission to return Bonnie Prince Charlie to the throne. But MacLeod might have helped his friend more by letting the past stay buried.

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The Innocent
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6.86
98 votes

#15 - The Innocent

Highlander: The Series - Season 4 - Episode 3

Filled with danger and compassion, Richie encounters Mikey, a huge Immortal of limited mental development and a fascination with trains. Richie takes Mikey home to MacLeod, who advises him that taking care of Mikey could be trouble. MacLeod remembers coming to the aid of a young Indian in trouble, when his help got the man killed. While MacLeod faces Tyler King, and Immortal who's coming after Mikey, Richie must find the maturity to take responsibility for Mikey's situation.

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Archangel (1)
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6.83
80 votes

#16 - Archangel (1)

Highlander: The Series - Season 5 - Episode 20

The dead are walking the streets of Paris. The forces of evil are coming. Is MacLeod being readied for some higher calling -- or is he simply losing his mind?

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Immunity
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6.81
92 votes

#17 - Immunity

Highlander: The Raven - Season 1 - Episode 4

Nick is working for Bert trailing a suspect in an industrial theft case. He witnesses the man being killed by a woman, Marta, who claims diplomatic immunity. While Bert holds the woman in custody through his connections, he needs Nick to recover the plans at the woman's embassy. Nick needs a partner, an experienced thief. Amanda is on the run from an obsessed Immortal, Stefan Collier, and accepts the job as a diversion. Posing as husband and wife, they go into the embassy at a part and try to steal the plans. However, Marta manages to escape from jail and returns to the embassy, interrupting their plans. The two try to get the plans, but are distracted by Collier arriving on the scene. They catch up to Marta at the airport and take the plans. Marta declines efforts by Bert to help her, even though we find out she's his ex-wife. She is returned to her country, presumably to be killed for her failure, while Amanda defeats Collier. Copyright 2002 Steve Crow

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The Revolutionary
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6.80
130 votes

#18 - The Revolutionary

Highlander: The Series - Season 3 - Episode 3

Led by Paul Karros, the people of a tiny Balkan nation are rising up against an oppressive dictator. Karros is an Immortal who once fought his way to freedom with Spartacus. Since then, whenever the common people have been fighting against oppression, Karros has been at their side. Karros and his assistant, Mara, have come to the U.S. to drum up support for their cause. MacLeod and Karros fought together in the Mexican Revolution and Karros tries to convince MacLeod to fight with him now. MacLeod turns him down, but Charlie is tempted both by the cause and by Mara.

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Patient Number 7
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6.79
85 votes

#19 - Patient Number 7

Highlander: The Series - Season 6 - Episode 5

Police at her heels, killers on her trail, Kyra is on the run, with no memory of who -- or what -- she is. In the streets of Paris, she runs into Duncan MacLeod, who spins a wild story: that he and Kyra were lovers once, some three hundred years ago. That she is a soldier, a warrior. That she is Immortal. Kyra doesn't believe a word of it... but if it isn't true, then why is someone after her head?

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Avatar (2)
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6.79
84 votes

#20 - Avatar (2)

Highlander: The Series - Season 6 - Episode 1

Once every thousand years, the Zoroastrian demon Ahriman returns to wreak havoc on the earth. He has already brought destruction to Duncan MacLeod's world, having caused Richie's death at Duncan's hand. But now MacLeod returns to Paris to take up his mantle as Champion and vows to destroy Ahriman. Sophie Baines knows how to defeat the demon, but is she MacLeod's ally, or another pawn in Ahriman's game?

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Run for Your Life
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6.78
186 votes

#21 - Run for Your Life

Highlander: The Series - Season 2 - Episode 9

Carl Robinson is an Immortal who MacLeod first met in 1929 when he rescued him from a KKK lynch mob. Back then, Carl was full of plans -- to be a Major League Ballplayer, to be President. But today Carl has given up hope. He and MacLeod meet up again when Carl steals Charlie's car. Mac tries to rekindle Carl's belief in himself, but Carl doesn't want to listen. When a white cop named Carter tries to kill him, Carl attributes the incident to racism, until MacLeod explains about the Watchers who are hunting them. After Carter's partner (also white) helps Carl and MacLeod bring Carter down, Carl decides to give the world another chance.

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The Vampire
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6.73
156 votes

#22 - The Vampire

Highlander: The Series - Season 2 - Episode 16

MacLeod comes up against Nicholas Ward, an Immortal who conceals his murders by disguising them as popular hysterias. In the 1840's, Ward created a vampire myth in order to conceal the true motive behind his killing the owners of a business he wanted. Mac managed to prevent Ward from marrying (and murdering) the heiress, but Ward escaped. In the present, Mac teams up with Joe Dawson to discover what Ward is up to and protect the young woman he's set his sights on this time.

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Eye of the Beholder
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6.73
164 votes

#23 - Eye of the Beholder

Highlander: The Series - Season 1 - Episode 19

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.

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Deliverance (2)
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6.70
122 votes

#24 - Deliverance (2)

Highlander: The Series - Season 4 - Episode 14

MacLeod arrives in France, leaving a trail of hate and destruction in his wake. Methos finds him and discovers just how evil MacLeod has become when he tries to take Methos' head on holy ground. After MacLeod kills another good friend, Methos realizes that the only way to save MacLeod may be to kill him.

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Passion Play
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6.68
93 votes

#25 - Passion Play

Highlander: The Raven - Season 1 - Episode 10

Lucy kills an actor with a gun, then tries to cut off his head. The police intercept her before she can succeed and the actor, Wilson Geary, disappears. In flashback we find out that Lucy's husband Marco was an Immortal, and Wilson supposedly used her to set up a trap for Marco and take his head. Wilson has another story, that Lucy seduced him and he only killed in self-defense. Amanda eventually figures out that the truth lies somewhere in-between: a jealous Lucy didn't intend for things to go that far with Wilson, but that he still used her to set up Marco. Now Lucy wants revenge, but upon confessing the truth decides to leave. Geary will have none of it, and kidnaps her. Amanda goes to his theater to rescue Lucy, and takes his head.

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Epitaph for Tommy
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6.61
186 votes

#26 - Epitaph for Tommy

Highlander: The Series - Season 2 - Episode 10

Tommy is an innorcent bystander who's accidentally killed during a swordfight between MacLeod and the Immortal Gallen. Haunted by the unnecessary death, MacLeod tries to find out more about the dead man -- and discovers he isn't exactly the innocent bystander he appeared.

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Nowhere to Run
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6.60
166 votes

#27 - Nowhere to Run

Highlander: The Series - Season 1 - Episode 21

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.

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Indiscretions
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6.59
82 votes

#28 - Indiscretions

Highlander: The Series - Season 6 - Episode 11

Methos and Joe Dawson join forces when past indiscretions threaten their lives-- and loved ones-- in the present. Morgan Walker has been nursing a grudge against Methos for two hundred years, and now he may finally get the chance to take his revenge... by kidnapping Joe's daughter.

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The Cross of St. Antoine
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6.57
125 votes

#29 - The Cross of St. Antoine

Highlander: The Series - Season 3 - Episode 4

Dawson has a new girlfriend, art historian Lauren Gale, and a new attitude on life. Unfortunately, Dawson arrives at Lauren's house one evening to witness her murder. We discover the murderer is Armand Thorne, benefactor of the Thorne Museum of Antiquities, who was being investigated by Lauren. MacLeod finds an ancient gold cross on display in Thorne's museum, a cross that had been stolen out from under his protection nearly two hundred years before. Armand Thorne, MacLeod discovers, is actually John Durgan, the Immortal trapper who murdered a frontier priest and stole the cross. MacLeod persuades Amanda to come out of cat-burglar retirement and help him to steal the cross from the museum in order to lure Thorne out of his heavily protected fortress. MacLeod confronts Thorne, taking his head, and finally gets fulfill his promise to return the Cross of St. Antoine.

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Bloodlines
star
6.55
95 votes

#30 - Bloodlines

Highlander: The Raven - Season 1 - Episode 3

Nick is working with Burt Meyers on security, guarding the head of a telecommunications empire. A sniper takes a shot at the woman, then falls to his apparent death after being confronted by Nick. When the body disappears, Nick suspects Immortal involvement. Amanda is cagey when he questions her, because she knows the Immortal involved: Morgan Kenworth, an old friend whose adopted son was killed by a man named Grady back in the 1890s. Not only did Morgan kill Grady, but he's been killing the man's descendants, ""the best and brightest of each generation,"" ever since. And of course, Nick's client is next on his list. Amanda tries to keep Morgan and Nick from meeting, but eventually Nick tracks Morgan to his silver shop, where he manages to shoot a pane of glass which falls and severs Morgan's head. Copyright 2002 Steve Crow

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A Matter of Time (1)
star
6.50
117 votes

#31 - A Matter of Time (1)

Highlander: The Raven - Season 1 - Episode 12

A hundred years ago, Amanda was coerced into training with Andre Korda, a ruthless Immortal who raided villages in China. She fled him, but now he's back as a modern-day criminal. The Watchers are on his trail, particularly Joe Dawson (from Highlander). Nick runs into them and is introduced. Korda robs an armored car using his immortality, and Nick insists on bringing him in. Korda escapes when Joe intervenes, since he's taken a vow to keep the Immortals' existence secret. Realizing that Nick won't let it go, Amanda goes to fight Korda's assistant Crysta and takes her head. However, she then disappears and Joe tells Nick that she died. Seeking revenge, Nick travels to Paris and another of Korda's holdings, only to be pre-emptively shot. Before Korda's henchman can finish him, he himself is killed by another shadowy figure who takes Nick away, while Amanda decides to go off to Paris after Nick.

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Sins of the Father
star
6.49
85 votes

#32 - Sins of the Father

Highlander: The Series - Season 6 - Episode 3

Now that his grandson, Carl, manages the bank, George Thomas can relax with his old friend, Duncan MacLeod. But the good life is cut short when George's car explodes in a ball of flames -- leaving MacLeod to find George's killer. The trail leads to Alex Raven, a beautiful Immortal with a taste for danger and a fifty-year-old promise to fulfill... no matter what the cost.

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Unusual Suspects
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6.48
83 votes

#33 - Unusual Suspects

Highlander: The Series - Season 6 - Episode 7

It's 1929, and Hugh Fitzcairn is enjoying the life of an English lord. He has good friends, a beautiful wife, trusted servants . . . until one of his nearest and dearest ""murders"" him, that is. Now, with the help of his old friend Duncan MacLeod, Fitz is determined to uncover the identity of his own murderer -- before more bodies start piling up.

Prophecy
star
6.47
90 votes

#34 - Prophecy

Highlander: The Series - Season 5 - Episode 2

When MacLeod was but a wee lad in the village of Glenfinnan, he thought Cassandra, the Witch of Donan Woods, was only a myth, a fairy tale concocted by crafty old men to frighten unwary children-- until the night she found him alone in Donan Woods. Now, four hundred years later, Cassandra comes to MacLeod again, this time to tell him of his role in an ancient prophecy -- that only Duncan MacLeod can challenge and defeat the voice of darkness.

Something Wicked (1)
star
6.47
124 votes

#35 - Something Wicked (1)

Highlander: The Series - Season 4 - Episode 13

The Immortal Coltec is a Native American Hayoka -- a shaman whose responsibility is to take evil into himself to protect his people. After the massacre of MacLeod's Indian family in 1872, Coltec saved MacLeod by taking in the evil and rage he felt. Since the death of his tribe, Coltec has become Hayoka to the world, protecting it from evil Immortals. But Coltec's capacity for evil isn't endless and when evil finally overtakes hin, MacLeod must find a way to save Coltec without being drawn into the evil himself.

Deadly Exposure
star
6.38
83 votes

#36 - Deadly Exposure

Highlander: The Series - Season 6 - Episode 9

All bounty hunter Reagan Cole wanted was a holiday in Paris with Duncan MacLeod; what she gets is international intrigue, a hunky underwear model, and a terrorist with a million-dollar price on his head.

Pharaoh's Daughter
star
6.13
183 votes

#37 - Pharaoh's Daughter

Highlander: The Series - Season 2 - Episode 18

MacLeod feels the Buzz coming from an ancient sarcophagus and opens it to find Nefertiri, Cleopatra's handmaid, buried 2000 years ago with her mistress. Now revived, she pursues a vendetta against the Immortal Marcus Constantine, who was her lover and her enemy. Mac believes Constantine, who claims that he no longer wishes to fight Nefertiri -- this former Roman General has turned his back on battle and is now a curator, working to preserve history and its lessons. But Nefertiri can't let go of the old grudge, and for the first time, MacLeod is forced to face a woman he loves in Immortal combat.

Inferno
star
6.04
90 votes

#38 - Inferno

Highlander: The Raven - Season 1 - Episode 15

An explosion at a chemical plant involves Immortal Talia, and Nick gets hired by Garrett, the owner of the factory. Garrett claims that a prototype plastics formula was stolen. Amanda investigates Talia, an acquaintance, and is told that Garrett, Talia's lover, had a sample of her blood and plans to chemically duplicate immortality. It turns out that Talia, a former revolutionary (and who saved Amanda's life during the French Revolution) is now simply in it for the money, and stole a viral plague from Garrett. She plans to sell it to terrorists. While Nick defuses a bomb Talia has planted as a distraction, Amanda fights Talia. She spares Talia's life because she owes her one, but when Talia comes after her anyway, Amanda takes her head. The resulting Quickening destroys the virus for good. Copyright 2002 Steve Crow

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The French Connection (2)
star
5.81
90 votes

#39 - The French Connection (2)

Highlander: The Raven - Season 1 - Episode 13

Burt gets the wounded Nick to a Chinese doctor, while Amanda tries to find a gunshot doctor through her connection, the Immortal Father Liam. They both end up together, after the doctor briefly tells Amanda that Nick died. Each is grateful to find out the other is still alive. They then go after Korda, who is stealing various components and kidnapping an expert forger to set up a counterfeiting operation. Nick and Amanda track him into the tunnels beneath Paris, but Korda manages to escape. Using World War II Resistance maps that Father Liam has left over, they track Korda to his main lair. While he's not there, they disrupt his operation. In return, Korda tortures the doctor for Nick's location, and takes Burt hostage. Nick goes to rescue Burt while Amanda faces her teacher Korda in a final battle. She wins. Burt and Amanda buy up Korda's Paris bar while Nick decides to stay in Paris to run Burt's European organization. Copyright 2002 Steve Crow

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