Episode C21: Finale part one

FINALE (part one)

Production number: #94321
Original US airdate: 22nd May, 1995
Written by: David Tynan
Directed by: Mario Azzopardi
Guest cast: Elizabeth Gracen (Amanda), David Robb (Kalas), Peter Wingfield (Methos), Michel Modo (Maurice), Roland Gift (Xavier St Cloud); Sian Webber (Christine Salzer), John Suda (Hamza), Debbie Davis (Danielle), Matthew Geczy (Martin), Emmanuel Karsen (Nino), Patrick Albenque (Genet), Charles Maquignon (Gerard), Mykhael Georges-Schar (Business Man)


What happens when your on-off girlfriend attempts to kill your mortal enemy? He escapes, that's what. Now Kalas is after Duncan once again, while the wife of one of his Watcher victims is threatening to expose Watchers and Immortals to the world...

Read full episode synopsis (at Jinnafore's site).


Flashbacks


1653, Algiers: Mac encounters Xavier St Cloud for the first time while resting with Immortal friend Hamza el Kahir, and inadvertently causes Hamza's death at the hands of Xavier when he tries to fight in his place.


Other Immortals


Amanda
Kalas
Methos
Xavier St Cloud
Hamza el Kahir
Unnamed Immortal


Interesting facts


+ Sian Webber played the role of Dr Melanie Kilpatrick opposite ex-Peak Practice heartthrob Simon Shepherd in the 1995 TV series Bliss.
+ Patrick Albenque returned to the Highlander universe in The Raven episode 'The Ex-Files'.

Verdict

The scene is set for Duncan's final confrontation with Kalas, but certain elements let the story down, not least of which is Amanda's foolhardy attempt to off Kalas' head. B+


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