ARCHANGEL

Production number: #96518
Original US airdate: 19th May, 1997
Written by: David Tynan
Directed by: Dennis Berry
Guest cast: Peter Wingfield (Methos), Valentine Pelka (Kronos), Edward Jewesbury (Jason Landry), Emily Raymond (Alison), Peter Hudson (Horton); Reinhild Steger (Medical Officer), Patrick Gordon (Hermit), Richard Temple (Foster), Michel Scourneau (Cemetary Official), Pierre Rousselle (Detective), Bruno Grimaud (Customs Man)



The dead are walking the streets of Paris. The forces of evil are coming. Is MacLeod being readied for some higher calling - or is he simply losing his mind?

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


Flashbacks


1625, Scotland: Witness Duncan's first ever Quickening.

Other Immortals

Richie
Methos
Hermit


Interesting facts


+ Fans of Richie will not like the ending of this episode.
+ Duncan's first Quickening was forced on him by an Immortal hermit who also tells him of (yet another) prophecy of which he's part. Shortly after this, Duncan met Connor.


Verdict


A shocking end to season five, although it can be frustrating to watch at times. B


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