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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 »

Also Known As:

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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Canadian born French musician Mylene Farmer was offered the role of Amanda but she turned down the role. See more »

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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 »

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Joe Dawson: He is Duncan MacLeod, the Highlander. Born in 1592 in the Highlands of Scotland and he is still alive. He is immortal. For 400 years he's been a warrior, a lover, a wanderer, constantly facing other immortals in a combat to the death. The winner takes his enemy's head and with it his power. I am a Watcher, part of a secret society of men and women who observe and record, but never interfere. We know the truth about immortals. In the end, there can be only one. May it be Duncan MacLeod, the ...
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Princes of the Universe
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Excellent series!!
5 July 2004 | by smtuxmaskSee all my reviews

This has to be one of the best Sci-Fi series out there. Adrian Paul is an excellent actor and fits the part perfect as Duncan. The first season was really over the top with Tessa. Duncan and Tessa made an excellent couple.

All in all, an excellent series. Only thing is, it should have went on for some more seasons, but running as many years as it did is indication enough to tell you it's a great series. Highlander fans will love it.

I always like how Duncan has the 'flashbacks' to previous 'lives'. Just adds to the character and shows what he had to do and go through throughout his immortal life.


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