THE RETURN OF AMANDA
Production number: #93207
Original US airdate: 8th November, 1993
Story: Guy Mullaly
Teleplay: Dave Tynan
Directed by: Dennis Berry
Guest Cast: Elizabeth Gracen (Amanda), Don S. Davis (Palance), Robert Wisden (Werner); Jano Frandsen (Rutger),
Michael Puttonen (Lev Arkin), Mithcell Kosterman (Jeffries), Ewan 'Sudsy' Clark (Heinrich), Joe Maffei (Harry),
Curtis Bechdholt (Busboy)
Amanda returns to town, telling MacLeod she's retired from her life of crime. He doesn't believe her - especially
when two guys start shooting at them. Mac thinks the guys might be Watchers, but in fact they are FBI Agents. Amanda
is in possession of some plates for counterfeit money, stolen in Germany before the War. She's looking for an engraver
to change the dates, figuring since she's sworn to give up stealing money, she'll have to print some up.
1936, Berlin: Duncan helps a physicist escape the Nazis while Amanda steals plates for US
dollars. He lets Amanda escape in the airplane in his place.
+ This is Elizabeth Gracen's second appearance as Amanda.
+ Don S. Davis is a genre veteran, with credits in The X-Files among others. His most recent starring role
has been in the superlative Stargate SG-1.
+ Robert Wisden has also appeared in Stargate SG-1. He returns to the Highlander universe as Immortal
William Culbraith in the fifth-season story 'The Messenger' (E10).
This is better. Elizabeth Gracen shows flashes of what will eventually make Amanda such a popular
character. That said, did they really have to pad out five minutes with a flashback to her earlier appearance in
'The Lady and The Tiger'? B
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