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Duncan MacLeod is Immortal, and must live in modern society, concealing his true nature while fighting other Immortals.
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Complete series cast summary:
Adrian Paul ...  Duncan MacLeod 119 episodes, 1992-1998
Stan Kirsch ...  Richard H. 'Richie' Ryan 104 episodes, 1992-1998
Jim Byrnes ...  Joe Dawson 88 episodes, 1993-1998
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Taken from the film, Highlander, Duncan MacLeod, clansman of Connor in the film also finds he is being stalked by not only other immortals trying to kill him before the time of the gathering, but also a secret society of mortals who call themselves 'The Watchers' and also seem intent on killing him but "The Watchers" observe and record and never interfere. Duncan and the other immortals can only be killed by decapitation and often live for centuries. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Official Sites:

Davis/Panzer | Highlander on Spike TV | See more »

Country:

Canada | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 1992 (USA) See more »

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Highlander: The Series See more »

Filming Locations:

Bordeaux, Gironde, France See more »

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Runtime:

(119 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In Spain Christopher Lambert's character (who just appeared in the pilot episode) is known as "Conner MacLeod" after that in the Spanish dubbed voice of Highlander (1986) Connor was turned in "Conner", and all later sequels were adapted in the dubbed voice according with it, including the series. See more »

Goofs

Episode 1.20, "Avenging Angel", features a swordfight between immortals that appears to be on holy ground; however the site is actually a museum displaying religious artifacts from the crusades. The confusion arises because footage from this fight is seen in the opening credits of later episodes as the narrator speaks of holy ground. See more »

Quotes

Duncan MacLeod: You really thought I'd lose?
Methos: Yeah. And you didn't?
Duncan MacLeod: It wasn't about that. You guys still don't get it, do you?
Methos: No.
Duncan MacLeod: I had to take responsibility for what I'd done. Nothing you two could do was ever going to solve it for me. I had to face him and fight the best fight of my life knowing he'd do the same. It's just the Fates that decide the winner.
Methos: Trial by combat. Whoever survives is proved right in the eyes of the law.
Duncan MacLeod: Bright boy.
Amanda: But what if he comes after you again?
Duncan MacLeod: He won't.
Amanda: How do you know ...
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Princes of the Universe
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Written by Freddie Mercury
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Fascinating and thoughtfoul.
25 August 2001 | by dimadickSee all my reviews

The idea of immortals isn't new.This show examines the life of "immortals" and examines the answers to question as: What is like surviving your loved ones?Surviving your family?Your hometown?Your country?Your religion?The civilisation whose ideas you carry on?It can be thoughtful.Especialy once you stop thinking about "good"and "evil"immortals and start examining what makes them act the way they do.It's deeper than most modern TV shows and far better than the movies with the same name.The charachters tend to be very interesting.Especially the cynic,dissilusioned immortal Methos the surviver.Five thousand years old and he is sounding like count Fosca from de Beauvoir's "All Men Are Mortal"who is bitter,dissilusioned and hopelessely alone,destined to survive mankind.Other charachters of interest to viewers are1)Amanda the French,manipulative thieves who seems to enjoy her life more than other immortals seem to do.Has she found the meaning of life?2)Duncan McLeodThe star.Noble and thick-headed.He doesn't hunt other immortals.He waits for them to come and they do.How important is he?3)Darius,general and priest.What made him quit the game anyway.4)Kalas,singer and monk.An immortal killer who loves music and plotting.5)Kronos a horseman.He brings anarchy. The show is definitely worth seing.


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