DEADLY MEDICINE

Production number: #92111-8 
Original US airdate:
2nd November, 1992
Written by: Robert L. McCullough
Directed by: Ray Austin
Guest Cast: Amanda Wyss (Randi McFarland), Joe Pantoliano (Dr Wilder), Beverley Hendry (Barbara Madison), Stephen E Miller (Sergeant Herrald), Leslie Carlson (Sam Thompson), Catherine Lough (Carol), Stephen Fanning (Jack)



MacLeod falls foul of a doctor who specialises in experimenting on 'promising' patients with the aim of prolonging human life. Naturally, when Mac gets up and walks out of the hospital after a hit-and-run accident, Wilder can't believe his luck.

Flashbacks

None

Other Immortals

None

Interesting facts

+ When Wilder cuts MacLeod's arm to take a sample, the injury magically heals itself with small lightning effects reminiscent of a Quickening.
+ Joe Pantoliano is a genre veteran, notching up guest starring roles in series as diverse as Hart to Hart, NYPD Blue, Hercules and Roswell, while currently regularly appearing on The Sopranos. He's also a big movie star, with credits in The Matrix, DareDevil and The Goonies. Visit his official Web site at www.joeypants.com.

Verdict

Even allowing for the fact there are no flashbacks or Immortals, the story is weak and largely forgettable, despite some strong performances. C


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