The Highlander A-Z

Your definitive guide to the Highlander TV universe
  Season one (A1-A22) Season two (B1-B22) Season three (C1-C22) Season four (D1-D22) Season five (E1-E18) Season six (F1-F13) The Raven (R1-R22) Highlander: Endgame

PASSION PLAY
Why would Lucy want to kill Immortal showman Wilson Geary? And will her botched attempts lead to Amanda losing her head?

Production Notes
bulletProduction number: 98110-210
bulletOriginal US airdate: 28th November, 1998
bulletWritten by: Morrie Ruvinsky
bulletDirected by: Dennis Perry
bulletGuest Cast: Gordon Currie (Wilson Geary), Patricia Gage (Lucy Becker), Polly Shannon (Young Lucy Becker), Kirby Morrow (Marco Becker); Melanie Nicholls-King (Officer Roberts), Richard Hughes (Lounge Lizard), Lisa Messenger (Gwen)

Flashbacks
bullet1963, Theatre District, Toronto
Discover three different memories of how Wilson Geary killed Marco Becker with the unwitting help of Marco's wife, Lucy

Other Immortals
bulletWilson Geary
bulletMarco Becker

Trivia
bulletKirby Morrow makes much of his living from voicing animated characters - especially Japanese cartoons. However, he's most recently been seen as a recurring character in Stargate: Atlantis. His official site was down when this page was compiled, so check out a fan site here.
bulletCheck out Gordon Currie's résumé here, Polly Shannon's here,

Verdict
Another excellent episode as the show establishes itself quickly. It's a clever - if unoriginal - idea to show parts of the flashback from three different points of view: Lucy's, then Geary's recollection and then finally something more akin to the truth. A-

 


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Toronto episodes
R1: Reborn (C)
R2: Full Disclosure (B)
R3: Bloodlines (C+)
R4: Immunity (C+)
R5: So Shall Ye Reap (B+)
R6: Birthright (B-)
R7: Crime & Punishment (B-)
R8: The Unknown Soldier (A-)
R9: Cloak & Dagger (B+)
R10: Passion Play  (A-)
R11: The Devil You Know (B+)
R12: A Matter of Time (B-)

Paris Episodes
R13: The French Connection (C+)
R14: The Rogue (B)
R15: Inferno (B+)
R16: The Frame (B+)
R17: Love and Death (B-)
R18: Thick as Thieves (B)
R19: The Manipulator (C+)
R20: The Ex-Files (B-)
R21: War & Peace (C+)
R22: Dead on Arrival (C)


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