Production number: #96516
Original US airdate: 5th May, 1997
Written by: Dom Tordjmann
Directed by: Paolo Barzman
Guest cast: Elizabeth Gracen (Amanda), Peter Wingfield (Methos), Chris Larkin (Steven Keane); Michael J Jackson (Sean Burns), Barbara Keogh (Grandmother), Geoffrey Bateman (Richard Dunbar), Marine Jolivet (Inspector Begue)

After the Scottish massacre at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, Duncan MacLeod was a man possessed, obsessed, with killing the English bastards who had destroyed his people. Now Immortal Steven Keane has come to make MacLeod pay for his murderous crimes. Amanda urges MacLeod to take Keane's head and be done with it, but in his heart MacLeod knows that Keane is right - he is a murderer - and that Keane is judging him just like MacLeod has judged so many others.

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


1746, England: Mac is obsessed with revenge in the aftermath of Culloden, and kills the Earl of Dunbar, a friend of Steven Keane, in cold blood.
1779, England: Keane learns that Mac has vanished into the Far East via Sean Burns.

Other Immortals

Steven Keane
Sean Burns

Interesting facts

+ Michael J Jackson makes a welcome return (in flashback) as Sean Burns. He was beheaded by Duncan in 'Deliverance' (D14).
+ Look out for the nightmare that Duncan has about his murderous past - when he wakes he speaks with a Scottish accent.


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