EPITAPH FOR TOMMY

Production number: #93210
Original US airdate: 29th November, 1993
Written by: Philip John Taylor
Directed by:
Clay Borris
Guest Cast:
Roddy Piper (Gallen), Andrea Roth (Suzanne), Ken Camroux (Honniger), Jan D'Arcy (Betty Bannen); Robert Collins (Johnson), Gabrielle Miller (Bess), Nicholas Harrison (Ned), Bill Dow (Harry), Paul McLean (Frank), Patricia Dahlquist (Mother), Jane Sowerby (Claire)



Tommy is an innorcent bystander who's accidentally killed during a swordfight between MacLeod and the Immortal Anthony Gallen. Haunted by what he sees as an unnecessary death, MacLeod tries to find out more about the dead man - and discovers he isn't exactly the innocent bystander he appeared.

Flashbacks

1866, Annopolis, US: Mac is caught (literally) rolling in the hay by the girl in question's fiance. During the ensuing duel she is caught in the middle and accidentally killed.

Other Immortals

Richie
Anthony Gallen

Interesting facts

+ Roddy Piper is better known as 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper from WWF wrestling.
+ Adrian Paul required four stitches in his hand during a fight scene with Roddy Piper.

Verdict

A nothing story, and in many ways typical of many Seacouver-based episodes. Still, the Quickening at the end is almost worth the wait. C-

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Bless This Child
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