Production number: #96503
Original US airdate: 14th October, 1996
Written by: David Tynan
Directed by: Peter Ellis
Guest cast: Bruce A. Young (Carl Robinson), Eric McCormack (Matthew McCormick), Eric Keenleyside (Trey Franks); Stephen Dimopoulos (Seth Hobart), Aaron Pearl (Corman), Jim Leard (Detective Frayne), Chris Villarruel (Fan), Rhys Williams (Talbot), Kevin Hansen (Clayton Hobart), Jo Bates (Glenda)

Remember Carl Robinson (see
B9, Run for Your Life)? Less than three years after resurrecting his life as a Major League baseball player, and he's forced on the run again. This time, someone witnessed him kill another Immortal atop the baseball stadium, and now Immortal law man Matthew McCormick is after him.

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


1859, Louisana, USA. Carl becomes Immortal and is taken in by Matthew McCormick who teaches him about The Game and how to survive.

Other Immortals

Carl Robinson
Matthew McCormick

Interesting facts

+ This is Bruce Young's second appearance as Carl Robinson in Highlander: The Series.
+ Eric McCormack has also guest starred in 'Tempest', a third-season story from The Outer Limits.


It's great to dip into another Immortal's history for a change - all the flashbacks chronicle Carl's early Immortal life, but the present-day scenes are less compulsive viewing. B

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