SINS OF THE FATHER

Production number: #97603
Original US airdate: 13th October, 1997
Written by: James Thorpe
Directed by: Dennis Berry
Guest cast: Dara Tomanovich (Alex Raven), Charles Daish (Grant Thomas), John Scarborough (George/Gerard????), Joe Searby (George/Gerard?????), Ian Richardson (Max Leiner); Aaron Swartz (David Leiner), Dean Cook (Young Max), Jay Simon (Cameron)



Now that his grandson, Carl, manages the bank, George Thomas can relax with his old friend, Duncan MacLeod. But the good life is cut short when George's car explodes in a ball of flames - leaving MacLeod to find George's killer. The trail leads to Alex Raven, a beautiful Immortal with a taste for danger and a 50-year-old promise to fulfill... no matter what the cost.

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


Flashbacks


18th Century, Europe: Duncan meets Alex for the first time, just as she takes an opponent's head after he murdered her lover.

Other Immortals

Alex Raven
Gerard


Interesting facts


+ Alex Raven was born sometime between 50 and 120AD in northern England (Cumbria, or 'Cwmbria' as she pronounces it).
+ Ian Richardson is a superb character actor, best known in Britain for his role in the House of Cards trilogy.


Verdict


Thank goodness - by season-six standards an excellent episode. Alex Raven makes for an interesting character, and would have been my choice for the lead in The Raven. B+


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