The Highlander A-Z

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COUNTERFEIT (part one)
Pete Wilder just saved Richie from an attack by some guys wearing Watcher tattoos. Or did he? Nothing is what it seems, and MacLeod becomes increasingly wary of Pete, despite Richie's protests that the guy is his friend. When MacLeod's mistrust gets the possibly innocent Pete killed, Mac becomes increasingly unsure of himself.

Production Notes
bulletProduction number: 93221-43
bulletOriginal US airdate: 16th May, 1994
bulletWritten by: David Tynan (story), Brad Wright (teleplay)
bulletDirected by: Paolo Barzman
bulletGuest Cast: Martin Cummings (Pete), Meilani Paul (Lisa), Peter Hudson (Horton); Peter Rutherford (Denny Ponance), Godfrey James (Charles Browning), Roger Bizley (Sheriff), Bruno Raffaelli (Police Driver), Jean Paul Solal (Alphonso), Less Clack (Doctor), Dominique Jephcott (Victim), Hugues Profy (Guard), Roger Bret (Brother Andre), Robert Hewett (Operator #1), Abraham Ferguson (Operator #2), Vivienne Avramoff (Coach)

Flashbacks
bulletc1730, Royal forest, England
Mac narrowly escapes death twice in one day, first as an alleged poacher, and then at the hands of the Immortal who 'rescues' him.

Other Immortals
bulletRichie (see R)
bulletCharles Browning

Trivia
bulletSerial killer Lisa Halle was played by Adrian Paul's then-wife Meliani.

Verdict
Um, yes. Just how plausible is Horton's entire scheme? Not very, and you'd have thought that Richie would have learned enough to know to trust Mac on a hunch by now.
C-

 


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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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