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Highlander: The Raven: Reborn (1998)
Having really liked Amanda on Highlander: The Series, I enjoyed her here too. I have one major plot hole to point out, though. Why are Nick and Claudia busting in and arresting Amanda for Harry's death based on nothing but her being seen entering and leaving his house *hours* after he died? The way it was edited, at least, implied that he was killed late at night - *while she was being questioned by Nick and Claudia about the other theft*, in fact - and she didn't go visit him until sometime the next morning. I know our expectations of what forensics can do are somewhat inflated by TV shows, but surely a competent ME can actually pinpoint time of death more closely than that? Yes, once they busted in to her apartment, they found the gun, but they didn't know that before they decided to bust in based on nothing but the eyewitness identification. If the time-of-death call by the ME was accurate to within a few hours, they never should have suspected her in the first place, and if they didn't have a time-of-death determination yet, why weren't they waiting for that before arresting anyone? I suppose they could reasonably have hauled her in for questioning based on her being seen going in and out after he was already dead without notifying anyone, but they weren't just doing that, they got a search warrant - again, with no more cause than her having been seen there hours later - and busted in to arrest her. And never through the rest of the episode was it acknowledged that she couldn't have been the one to kill him, despite the gun having been found there. Do they normally trust circumstantial evidence like finding a gun, which could easily have been planted (as it in fact had been) over their ME's scientific conclusions about time of death? That seems like extremely poor police work. Then there's also the fact that there couldn't be any of Amanda's fingerprints on the gun or any evidence of her owning it, since she didn't own it and hadn't handled/fired it. Shouldn't they have been able to trace it to the actual owner? This bugged me enough to really drag down the episode overall.