Episode C20: Reasonable Doubt

REASONABLE DOUBT

Production number: #94320
Original US airdate: 15th May, 1995
Written by: Elizabeth Baxter
Directed by: Dennis Berry
Guest cast: Paudge Behan (Lucas Kagan), Geraldine Cotte (Simone Tomas), Michel Modo (Maurice), Dolores Chaplin (Unknown), Robert Cavanah (Unknown); Richard Lintern (Tarsis), Jacques Ciron (Head Clerk), Didier Terron (Claude), Rebecca Potok (Madame Camille), Laurence Mercier (Woman), Olivier Kandel (Young Kagan), Pierre Alexis Hollenbeck (Rudy), Azzedine Melliti (Rene)


When helping an old friend negotiate the return of an old Da Vinci sketch, Duncan comes up against an old adversary, someone he hasn't seen for over 60 years...


Flashbacks


c1930, Paris, France: Duncan is checking up on an 'old' deposit when the bank is robbed by two Immortals. The duo is led by Richard Tarsis, who later loses his head for killing a mortal.


Other Immortals


Lucas Kagan
Richard Tarsis


Interesting facts


+ Robert Cavanah later returns to the Highlander universe as the Immortal priest Father Liam Riley in Highlander: The Raven. UK TV fans will have recently seen him scraping ice off his car windscreen with his expired credit card in an advert for Morgan & Stanley. Find out more at his semi-official Web site.

Verdict

Highlander really hit its stride in this season, which is why this episode offers more of the same solid, reasonably unspectacular fare, with Lucas Kagan a reasonably well-rounded villain. B


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