The Highlander A-Z

Your definitive guide to the Highlander TV universe
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WARMONGER
Immortal Arthur Drake has long operated behind the scenes of Eastern European politics, a cruel puppeteer determined to drag it to the brink of anarchy. When Eli Jarmel, an old man whose family was destroyed by Drake, comes to Mac for help, Duncan is forced to choose between what's right and a promise made over 70 years before.

Production Notes
bulletProduction number: 93217-39
bulletOriginal US airdate: 7th March, 1994
bulletWritten by: Christian Bouveron & Lawrence Shore
bulletDirected by: Bruno Gantillon
bulletGuest Cast: Peter Firth (Drake/Drakov), Angeline Ball (Beth), Tom Watson (Eli); Alexandre Klimenko (Bartov), Andre Oumansky (President Chescu), Jerzy Rogulski (Vice President), Daniel Breton (Bodyguard), Frederic Witta (Nikov), Anna Miasedova (Katarina), Julie du Page (Nicole), Dominique Hulin (Ivan), Chinko Rafique (Cashier)

Flashbacks
bullet1918, Russia
Mac promises that he will never come after Drakov in return for sparing a Duchess and her family from the firing squad.

Other Immortals
bulletArthur Drake/Drakov

Trivia
bulletPeter Firth sprang to fame on the ITV kid's show Double Deckers as Scooper in the 70s. He is not directly related to either Jonathan or Colin Firth. He appeared opposite Sean Connery and Sam Neill in The Hunt for Red October, and his most recent high-profile appearance was in the BBC series Spooks, and you can read about him at its Web site here.
bulletAngeline Ball made her name as Imelda Quirke in Alan Parker's The Commitments.

Verdict
Good, solid episode that's typically characteristic of late season-two stories. B

 


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Seacouver episodes
B1: The Watchers (B-)
B2: Studies in Light (B)
B3: Turnabout (C-)
B4: The Darkness (B+)
B5: An Eye For An Eye (C+)
B6: The Zone (B-)
B7: The Return of Amanda (B)
B8: Revenge of the Sword (C-)
B9: Run for Your Life (B+)
B10: Epitaph for Tommy (C-)
B11: The Fighter (A-)
B12: Under Color of Authority (B+)
B13: Bless This Child (C+)
B14: Unholy Alliance (I) (C+)

Paris episodes
B15: Unholy Alliance (II) (A-)
B16: The Vampire (B-)
B17: Warmonger (B)
B18: Pharaoh's Daughter (A-)
B19: Legacy (A)
B20: Prodigal Son (B-)
B21: Counterfeit (I) (C-)
B22: Counterfeit (II) (B)


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