UNDER COVER OF AUTHORITY

Production number: #93212
Original US airdate: 7th February, 1994
Written by: Peter Mohan
Directed by: Clay Borris
Guest Cast: Jonathan Banks (Mako), Deanna Milligan (Laura), Lochlyn Munro (Tim); Howard Storey (Sheriff), Gregory Smith (Kid)



Richie wants to protect Laura Daniels, a young woman who's on the run from an Immortal bounty hunter, Mako. MacLeod has met Mako befoe and doesn't like his methods, but he knows the other man is lawful. He questions whether Laura is necessarily innocent. Richie doesn't care, he wants to help her anyway, no matter what it takes, leaving Mac caught between doing what's right and helping his friend.

Flashbacks

1882, Pacfic North West, US: Duncan tries to protect a young man from Mako. The young man is shot.

Other Immortals

Richie
Mako

Interesting facts

+ Jonathan Banks previously starred with Jim Byrnes in the CBS show Wiseguy in the late 80s.
+ Mako proves to be the generous donor of Richie's first Quickening.

Verdict

Like the Mako stuff, don't like the idea that Richie could beat him. B+

Back to episode 12:
The Fighter
Forward to episode 14:
Unholy Alliance (part one)
Return to season two index