The Highlander A-Z

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REVENGE OF THE SWORD
Jimmy Sang, a former student of Charlie's, is an up-and-coming martial arts movie star. His latest movie is filming some scenes in the dojo. When a stuntman is "accidentally" killed, MacLeod is the first to realize that Jimmy's life is in danger. It turns out that the movie is based on Jimmy's youthful experiences as an enforcer for a powerful gang, and now his former boss wants to see him dead.

Production Notes
bulletProduction number: 93208-30
bulletOriginal US airdate: 15th November, 1993
bulletWritten by: Aubrey Solomon
bulletDirected by: Clay Borris
bulletGuest Cast: Dustin Nguyen (Jimmy Sang), Debbie Podowski (Lisa), Robert Ito (Johnny Leong); Frank Crudele (Giuseppe), Mina E. Mina (Lao), Johnny Mah (Hong), Vernon Rieta (Soo),
Jai West (Kid)

Flashbacks
bullet1905, New York, USA
Duncan tries to help a grocer fight the Black Hand in turn-of-the-century New York. Unfortunately, the grocer is shot for not paying protection.

Other Immortals
bulletNone

Trivia
bulletRobert Ito returns as Hideo Koto in the third-season opener C1, 'The Samurai'.
bulletDustin Nguyen previously played Chu Lin in the first-season episode A3, 'The Road Not Taken'.

Verdict
An ultimately forgettable episode, with too many clichés and not enough Immortals. 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)


  Text copyright 2007 Nick Peers, Images copyright Panzer/Davis