The Highlander A-Z

Your definitive guide to the Highlander TV universe
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BIRTHRIGHT
Amanda is disturbed attempting to steal some old treasure from a sunken ship. As she draws Nick into her scheme for recovering what turn out to be personal possessions, she discovers that someone else - a descendant of someone she knew in the past - is also after sunken treasure. But what are his motives?

Production Notes
bulletProduction number: 98106-206
bulletOriginal US airdate: 31st October, 1998
bulletWritten by: Frank Encarnacao
bulletDirected by: George Mendeluk
bulletGuest Cast: Philip Akin (Simon Clark), Michael Copeman (Carl Magnus), John Bourgeois (Harmon Frost), Julian Richings (Basil Morgan), John Ralston (Riley Del Deegan); Karen Glave (Louise), Stephen Bogaert (Ship’s Officer), Desmond Campbell (Marcel), Kevin Rushton (Jake)

Flashbacks
bullet1720, The Bahamas
Discover the background and fate of the Maria Rose - and Amanda's part in it

Other Immortals
bulletBasil Morgan

Trivia
bulletPhilip Akin will be better known to Highlander aficionados as Charlie DeSalvo, a semi-regular character from the Seacouver episodes in seasons two and three.
bulletMichael Copeman reprises his role as Carl Magnus for the first time since the show's second episode. Julian Richings makes his second appearance as Immortal fence, Basil.

Verdict
A pretty good episode, if you ignore the lack of evil Immortal. B
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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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