The Best Episodes Directed by Paolo Barzman
#2 - Nine Lives
Relic Hunter Season 1 - Episode 14
Event: EGYPT 1895 Elizabeth Ruckeyser, the curator of New York's Crawford Institute, summons Sydney and Nigel to track down a ancient Egyptian relic, the sacred statue of the cat goddess Mafdet that Sydney found and returned once before. An age-old curse on the golden figurine claims that anyone who steals it will die by the claws of the cat. The hunt delves into Manhattan's ring of art thieves, turning up dead bodies covered with marks. Is Mafdet seeking revenge, or is someone fulfilling the prophesy?
#4 - French Connection
Relic Hunter Season 2 - Episode 16
Event: CHURCH OF CORDIERS SALON, FRANCE 1600 Sydney and Nigel are thrown into an international intrigue, when one of Nostradamus' prophecies predicts that a Fox will stop a royal assassination. Sydney and Nigel must crack the prophet's cryptic code to identify the assassin in time, armed only with need to know information and a 16th century riddle.
#5 - Memories of Montmartre
Relic Hunter Season 1 - Episode 22
Sydney's grandmother Isabelle's trunk of things sparks a trip into the past for Sydney, who's been fascinated with Isabelle who once sang at Paris' Moulin Rouge. Falsely accused of stealing a locket actually given to her by her lover, Isabelle lost everything. Her paramour, Philip Ashcroft, believed to be an English secret agent, smuggled a tiara, the Heart of Europe, out of Russia, but was murdered in Paris before it could be delivered. It was never recovered. Setting out to find the locket and clear Isabelle's name, mission uncovers clues to an international intrigue, turning into a dangerous hunt for a relic.
#6 - Old Souls
Wynonna Earp Season 4 - Episode 12
Big feelings and bigger decisions are revealed when a new witch makes herself known in Purgatory.
#18 - Daddy Lessons
Wynonna Earp Season 3 - Episode 11
After discovering that she's lost Peacemaker, the Revenants capture Wynonna and turn her over to Bulshar. Meanwhile, Charlie takes Waverly out of Purgatory and she learns more about her origins, while Nicole comes to Kate's aid.
#21 - I Walk the Line
Wynonna Earp Season 1 - Episode 13
Bobo and his double-agent make their attempt to escape the Triangle, and Wynonna discovers that the curse does more than just keep the revenants in Purgatory. Meanwhile, Lucado takes measures against Xavier, and Neadley chooses a side.
#22 - Barometz. Trick. Pressure
Lost Girl Season 2 - Episode 13
When Trick takes matters into his own hands to foresee the future, he runs the risk of revealing too much to the wrong Fae. Meanwhile, a furious Bo confronts The Ash about a betrayal… and is stunned by his response.
#23 - Gone as a Girl Can Get
Wynonna Earp Season 2 - Episode 11
In the new reality, Waverly is getting married, Doc runs the revenants, and Dolls and Jeremy run the Black Badge division by themselves. Doc is the only one who remembers how things were before the wish, and must find a way to bring Wynonna back.
#24 - No Future in the Past
Wynonna Earp Season 2 - Episode 8
With Juan Carlo's help, Wynonna travels into the past to learn the origins of the Earp curse... and the origins of two of her enemies. Meanwhile, Waverly, Nicole, and Rosita prepare to throw Wynonna a baby shower, and Wynonna continues to deal with her coming motherhood.
#35 - Out of the Past
Relic Hunter Season 2 - Episode 13
Event: EGYPT 30 B.C. Sydney and Nigel laugh it off when Claudia claims to have known Cleopatra in a past life. They begin to listen when her claims reveal a secret compartment in the Egyptian queen's golden jewelry box. Claudia's memories lead to Alexandria, and they begin to hunt for a 50-carat diamond necklace given to Cleopatra by Marc Antony. Back at the university, Nigel has to face down University Auditor Maxine Schneider with unexpected results.
#40 - Better Dig Two
Wynonna Earp Season 4 - Episode 11
Wynonna and Waverly take two very different and dangerous paths in an effort to save Purgatory.
#41 - A Good Year
Relic Hunter Season 1 - Episode 17
Event: PARIS 1792 The discovery of a hidden scroll sparks a mission to recover the lost crown jewels of France. The message points Sydney and Nigel to a winery, Chateau Halezan founded by Jerome Halezan, long considered as Marie-Antoinette's lover. It's possible Halezan hid the jewels in a wine bottle. The treasure hunt winds through a Parisian black market and the city's famed underground catacombs, in addition to pitting Sydney and Nigel against thieves and crime lords.
#44 - The Tides That Bind
Haven Season 2 - Episode 7
An apparent drowning suicide turns up on a Haven beach, and Audrey and Nathan soon discover that he is tied to an enigmatic family compound, and that the family has abducted a local woman's child. Meanwhile, Duke learns that the family is connected to the tattooed man.
#48 - The Hunters
Highlander Season 1 - Episode 22
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.
#53 - Counterfeit (2)
Highlander Season 2 - Episode 22
Joe Dawson arrives in Paris to let MacLeod know that Horton may still be alive and coming after him. However, when MacLeod meets ""Lisa Milon,"" a dead-ringer for Tessa (Lisa Halle after plastic surgery), all thoughts of Horton and the Watchers go out of his head. Richie, unsure if Mac is thinking clearly, goes to Dawson for help and winds up taking a bullet for him when Horton tries a hit. Lisa is kidnapped, and MacLeod insists on going after her even though his friends warn him it may be a setup. He can't take a chance on burying her again. When Lisa finally tries to kill MacLeod, he turns the tables on her and Horton at long last gets what's coming to him.
#54 - Arthur's Cross
Relic Hunter Season 3 - Episode 17
Event: ENGLAND 455 A.D. Nigel and Sydney are called in to investigate a man bludgeoned to death with what turns out to be a relic: the Cross of Arthur. Winston Hubbard has been seeking the Cross, and the dead man's wife, Sarah Glover, believes he killed her husband. Sydney and Nigel eventually track the Cross through a cryptic series of clues, only to find out that Hubbard's nurse and Sarah herself arranged Sarah's husband's death, shared an affair with Hubbard's handyman, and framed Hubbard. Sarah kills the handyman and forces an alliance with the nurse, Emma. Nigel and Sydney put a stop to them both and recover the Cross.
#55 - Diggin’ Up Bones
Wynonna Earp Season 1 - Episode 5
Wynonna and Xavier convince the local judge to give them a search warrant to go after Bobo. They turn up nothing, but a revenant contacts them with a lead on the remaining members of the Seven. Meanwhile, the Stone Witch bails Bobo out of jail.
#58 - Irish Crown Affair
Relic Hunter Season 1 - Episode 11
Event: IRELAND 1000 A.D. Sydney's former classmate Molly fears the life of an online acquaintance is in danger and begs Sydney to help. Sean Bolger discovered an ancient scroll that could lead to the lost crown of the last King of Ireland, Brian Boru, but Sean has since dropped out of sight. They and Nigel go to Dublin to investigate the O'Donnell clan entrusted with dying King Boru's crown, swore allegiance to the King of England. It turns into a search for the truth, as they uncover a family secret that will rewrite history.
#59 - Song of the Executioner
Highlander Season 3 - Episode 14
In the 1600s, MacLeod sought refuge in a monastery founded by Paul, another Immortal. There he encountered Kalas, an Immortal monk with a heavenly singing voice. When it was discovered that Kalas was routinely taking the heads of Immortals as they left the sanctuary, he was expelled from the monastery and the music that was his life. Now, Paul and his choir have been lured out of their monastery for a concert tour and MacLeod discovers that Kalas is after revenge. Meanwhile, mysterious deaths at the hospital seem linked to negligence on Anne's part. It becomes obvious that Kalas is trying to destroy MacLeod's friends before coming for him.
#60 - The Darkness
Highlander Season 2 - Episode 4
In a gypsy cafe, small-time psychic, Greta, tells Tessa to leave the city because she is in danger. Then Tessa is kidnapped by Pallin Wolf, a Hunter who uses mortals as a bait to kill Immortals. MacLeod enlists Greta's help and finally locates Wolf's house. MacLeod kills Wolf and frees Tessa with Richie and tells them to go out while he searches Wolf's house; there Tessa and Richie are shot by a drug addict mugging for money.
#61 - The Executioner's Mask
Relic Hunter Season 2 - Episode 19
Event: BOURG, FRANCE 1789 Sydney and Nigel link the incident to French folklore, when an antique bronze mask disfigures a supermodel. An Executioner, who was born horribly disfigured, was believed to have put a curse upon his mask during the French Revolution. Until the mask is returned to the remains of this Executioner, its curse will be handed down to wearer.
#63 - Chivalry
Highlander Season 4 - Episode 10
Nearly 350 years ago, MacLeod was the devoted lover of Kristin Gilles, a beautiful Immortal who taught him to be a gentleman. When he found another love, Kristin refused to let him go, killing his new lover. Now Kristin is sharing her bed with another new Immortal full of potential -- Richie. Methos, who knows MacLeod has never been able to kill Kristin because of his strict code of honor, has arrived in town to watch the fireworks as MacLeod tries to convince Richie that his new-found love is dangerous.
#65 - Purgatory
Wynonna Earp Season 1 - Episode 1
Wyatt Earp's great granddaughter, Wynonna Earp celebrates her 27th birthday by reluctantly returning to her hometown of Purgatory when she learns that someone--or something--killed her uncle. She's reunited with her younger sister Waverly, and learns that the Earp curse is alive and well.
#66 - Run Sydney Run
Relic Hunter Season 2 - Episode 15
Event: URAL STEPPES, RUSSIA 339 B.C. Sydney, Nigel and their Army escorts are ambushed by rebel forces, while in Russia recovering an ancient blade, known as the Sword of Ateas, lost over 2000 years ago. When Sydney regains consciousness two weeks later, she's being held against her will at a hunting lodge in the woods. Unbeknownst to Sydney, her captor has given up hunting animals and now stalks only the most dangerous game - humans.
#67 - Star-Crossed
Highlander Season 3 - Episode 15
MacLeod is picked up at the airport in France by his old friend, Hugh Fitzcairn. For the first time in the 350 years MacLeod has known him. Fitz has settled down as a Universitv Professor with the love of his life, Naomi. Flashbacks show MacLeod and Fitz's first meeting, when MacLeod was protecting the Doge's daughter from Fitz's amourous advances in Venice, 1637. When Naomi's jealous ex-lover is found strangled next to a computer displaying Fitz's falsified teaching credentials, Fitz goes on the run from the police. MacLeod realizes that Fitz is being framed by Kalas, who has followed him from the U.S. Kalas challenges Fitz and takes his head while MacLeod watches, unable to interfere.
#68 - Set in Stone
Relic Hunter Season 2 - Episode 21
Event: BALATON, HUNGARY 1595 Nigel makes contact with a Hungarian monk who could help him prove that St. Gabriel and his magical sword once existed. But, when Nigel and Sydney arrive at the remote monastery, the Abbot denies any knowledge of Nigel's contact. However, they soon discover that this centuries-old monastic order is hiding a horrible secret about the legendary demon Belial.
#69 - The Blitz
Highlander Season 4 - Episode 12
ER trauma surgeon Anne Lindsey responds to the call for help after an explosion devastates a subway station, but when a subsequent explosion rocks the station, Anne is trapped. MacLeod remembers WWII London where he and the woman he loved, reporter Diane Terrin, were trapped in a bombed air-raid shelter during the Blitz, running out of time and air. MacLeod is desperate to rescue Anne before he loses her like he lost Diane.
#71 - Promises
Highlander Season 4 - Episode 15
In 1755, MacLeod made a promise in order to save the life of a young friend. It comes back to haunt him when Kassim, the Immortal to whom he made the promise, demands that MacLeod assassinate the tyrannical dictator of a small Middle Eastern country. When his refusal gets a good man killed and puts Rachel's life in jeopardy, MacLeod is torn between doing what he believes is right and keeping his promise.
#72 - They Also Serve
Highlander Season 3 - Episode 12
Recent Immortal Michael Christian has been on an incredible string of luck, taking a number of heads from unarmed and vulnerable opponents, including May-Ling Shen, who taught MacLeod the martial arts in 1780's Mongolia. Christian's Watcher, Rita Luce, has been doing more than just watching, supplying Christian with classified information on the other Immortals and their weaknesses. MacLeod, unaware of Christian, goes on a vision quest to his cabin on Holy Ground -- deliberately leaving his sword behind. The race is on for Joe Dawson to figure out Rita's secret before Christian sets his sights on MacLeod.
#73 - Blackmail
Highlander Season 3 - Episode 10
Lawyer Robert Waverly is leaving his mistress' apartment with his video camera when he sees MacLeod locked in combat with an evil Immortal. Waverly makes sure he gets it all on tape -- the fight, the death, the Quickening. He then tries to cut a deal with MacLeod: if MacLeod kills Waverly's wife, then Waverly won't go to the police. When Kurlow, partner of the Immortal MacLeod killed on the tape, comes after MacLeod, Waverly, unaware of what he's dealing with, proposes another deal. A la ""Strangers on a Train,"" Waverly will kill Kurlow and MacLeod will kill Bruno's wife, and no one will suspect a thing. Waverly challenges Kurlow, who kills Waverly easily and MacLeod is left to save Waverly's wife and get rid of Kurlow.
#74 - Take Back the Night
Highlander Season 3 - Episode 17
When Immortal Ceirdwyn and her mortal husband are gunned down by a street gang, she calls upon her skills as an ancient Celtic warrior to exact her revenge on the members of the gang, one by one. At the racetrack watching Richie's success at racing, MacLeod befriends a young pickpocket, the brother of one of the gang members, and learns of the killings. MacLeod, who has known Ceirdwyn since before they helped smuggle Bonnie Prince Charlie out of Scotland in 1746, feels he must stop Ceirdwyn and make her see that revenge is not the answer -- a lesson she helped MacLeod learn in the bloody aftermath of Culloden. In return, Ceirdwyn helps MacLeod see that, although loving a mortal can be dangerous for the mortal, it is the mortal who must choose whether to take the risk. MacLeod calls Anne. Meanwhile, Richie ""dies"" in a firey crash during a race, a crash that also takes the life of the champion, Basil.
#75 - Forgive Us Our Trespasses
Highlander Season 5 - Episode 18
After the Scottish massacre at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, Duncan MacLeod was a man possessed, obsessed, with killing the English bastards who had destroyed his people. Now Immortal Steven Keane has come to make MacLeod pay for his murderous crimes. Amanda urges MacLeod to take Keane's head and be done with it, but in his heart MacLeod knows that Keane is right -- he is a murderer -- and that Keane is judging him just like MacLeod has judged so many others.
#76 - Episode 1
The Phantom Season 1 - Episode 1
Chris Moore's world turns a bit upside down when he first meets Abel Vandermaark (Jean Marchand), a mentor who worked with his father. After tragedy strikes, Vandermaark takes Chris to Bengalia, where he meets the loyal Guran as well as a whole support team that trains him to be the next Phantom, complete with a protective suit.
#77 - Counterfeit (1)
Highlander Season 2 - Episode 21
Pete Wilder just saved Richie from an attack by some guys wearing Watcher tattoos. Or did he? Nothing is what it seems, and MacLeod becomes increasingly wary of Pete, despite Richie's protests that the guy is his friend. When MacLeod's mistrust gets the possibly innocent Pete killed, Mac becomes increasingly unsure of himself. Unknown to MacLeod, his old enemy Horton is pulling all the strings. Horton is secretly training escaped killer Lisa Halle to go after MacLeod while he's troubled and vulnerable.
#78 - The Book of Love
Relic Hunter Season 1 - Episode 9
Event: CASANOVA'S HIDEAWAY, ITALY 1749 Sydney and Nigel are persuaded by soccer player Roberto Giannini into launching a search for Casanova's Book of Love. Sydney begins to suspect that the Roberto's best moves are reserved for the field and Roberto's real passion is his agent Kate Crowley.
#79 - Avenging Angel
Highlander Season 1 - Episode 20
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.