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

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE
Carl Robinson is an Immortal who MacLeod first met in the 1920s when he rescued him from a KKK lynch mob. Back then, Carl was full of plans - to be a Major League ballplayer, and even to be President. But today Carl has given up hope.

Production Notes
bulletProduction number: 93209-31
bulletOriginal US airdate: 22nd November, 1993
bulletWritten by: Naomi Janzen
bulletDirected by: Dennis Berry
bulletGuest Cast: Bruce Young (Carl), Gézá Kovács (Carter), Roman Podhora (Kenny), Biski Gughese (Ricky); Deejay Jackson (Officer Warren), Mark Acheson (Billy Ray), Bill Mackenzie (Sheriff), John Destry (Bobby), Susan McLennan (Betty), Adrian Holmes (Johnny), Mark Poyser (Ben)

Flashbacks
bullet1926, Louisiana, USA
Duncan meets Carl for the first time, when he helps him evade a lynch mob.
bullet1954, The South, USA
Duncan is visiting Carl, now a baseball player, just as segregation is finally declared unconstitutional.

Other Immortals
bulletRichie
bulletCarl Robinson

Trivia
bulletBruce Young returns as Carl in the fifth season episode 'Manhunt' (E4). Read his Internet Movie Database entry here.
bulletGézá Kovács has a few genre acting credits to his name - check them out here.

Verdict
An interesting story, and an interesting character - so much so that Carl makes a deserved return in the show's fifth season. 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)


  Text copyright 2007 Nick Peers, Images copyright Panzer/Davis