UNHOLY ALLIANCE (part one)

Production number: #93214
Original US airdate: 14th February, 1994
Written by: David Tynan
Directed by: Peter Ellis
Guest Cast: Roland Gift (Xavier St. Cloud), Peter Hudson (James Horton), Stacey Travis (Renee Delaney); Alexandra Stewart (Catherine Legris), Terry Barclay (Rick Davis), Roark Critchlow (Jason), Judith Maxie (Surgeon), J.B. Bivens (George), Philippe Agael (Anton Legris), Gerard Smurthwaite (Auric), Franck Dubosc (Michel), Steven Hilton (Barton), Beverly Elliott (Supervisor)



Xavier St Cloud returns, flouting the rules of the Game by enlisting mortal mercenaries to gun down his opponents, allowing him an easy kill and Quickening. Next on his list of targets is MacLeod, but even Duncan will be shocked by news of who's helping St Cloud on his killing spree...

Flashbacks

1670s, Scotland: Duncan is weapon's master and military tutor to a chieftain's son, when he encounters fellow Immortal Michel de Bourgogne.

Other Immortals

Anton Le Gris
Xavier St Cloud
Jason Talbot
Michel de Bourgogne

Interesting facts

+ Stacey Travis returns as Renee Delaney in the fourth season episode 'Double Jeopardy'.

Verdict

A slow-paced episode that's only just beginning to take off when it ends. Still, it makes a change to see a two-part story padded out with material in the first episode, rather than the other way round. B-

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Unholy Alliance (part two)
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