Highlander: The Series: Season 1
Starz / Anchor Bay (1992)
TV Series  /  Action, Adventure, Fantasy, TV Classics
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17 hr 58 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   NR (Not Rated)
Adrian Paul Duncan MacLeod
Stan Kirsch Richie Ryan
Alexandra Vandernoot Tessa Noel
Jim Byrnes Joe Dawson
Lisa Howard Anne Lindsey
Philip Akin Charlie DeSalvo
Peter Wingfield Methos
Tamlyn Tomita Midori Koto
Stephen McHattie Michael Kent
Robert Ito Hideo Koto
Chandra West Donna
Miguel Fernandes Paul Karros
Liliana Komorowska Mara
Bernard Cuffling Harry Wellfleet
John Novak Mason
Director
Paolo Barzman
Ray Austin
Producer Barry Rosen
Peter S. Davis
Writer Brian Clemens
David Abramowitz


Inspired by the film of the same name, this follows the life of Duncan MacLeod, clansman of Connor. Here in the modern day, Duncan must fend off old foes and make new friends. Some of the people of his past are still around, some are long dead, and some don't yet know their end is near. Duncan must choose his alliances carefully, because around every corner there is someone looking to take the head of the "Highlander."
Episodes
Disc 01
 1 hr 0 mins    10/3/1992  1.  The Gathering
Duncan MacLeod is an immortal who has been out of the game for many years. Duncan and his girlfriend Tessa are targeted by Slan Quince, an evil immortal. Duncan is convinced by his friend and fellow immortal Connor MacLeod that he must return to the game to protect Tessa, and to keep from losing his head.
Director:  Thomas J. Wright  Writer:  Dan Gordon 
Guest starring:  Amy Pietz,  Christopher Lambert, Richard Moll, Wendell Wright
 1 hr 0 mins    10/10/1992  2.  Family Tree
Duncan bails Richie out of jail after he was caught stealing files from an adoption agency in an effort to find out who his parents are. From what Richie read in the files before he was caught, he and Duncan are able to find a man who claims to be his father. Duncan senses that something isn't right, so he hits the streets to find out who this man really is.
Director:  Jorge Montesi  Writer:  Kevin Droney 
Guest starring:  Peter DeLuise,  J.E. Freeman, Tamsin Kelsey, Matthew Walker, Walter Marsh, Jessica Van der Veen, Aurelio Dinunzio, Mary McDonald
 1 hr 0 mins    10/17/1992  3.  Road Not Taken
A friend of Richie's dies suddenly after being captured during a diamond heist. The police believe it to be a drug overdose, but Richie insists his friend would never have done drugs. Duncan believes it to be the work of a potion developed by Kiem Sun, an immortal he once knew.
Director:  Thomas J. Wright  Writer:  Terry Nelson 
Guest starring:  Soon-Teck Oh, Dustin Nguyen, Christianne Hirt, Wendell Wright, Kim Kondrashoff, Alan C. Peterson, Paul Stafford, Lisa Bunting
Disc 02
 1 hr 0 mins    10/24/1992  4.  Innocent Man
Sensing danger, the immortal Lucas Desiree requests a visit from his old friend Duncan MacLeod. Lucas is beheaded just before Duncan arrives, and the murder is pinned on a shell shocked Vietnam veteran. Duncan knows this man to be innocent, and that another immortal is to blame. To avenge his friend and to prevent an innocent man from going to jail, Duncan sets out to find the real killer.
Director:  Jorge Montesi  Writer:  Dan Gordan 
Guest starring:  John Novak, Vincent Schiavelli, Wendell Wright, Victor Young, Todd Duckworth, Jason Michas,  Gary Chalk, Colleen Winton
 1 hr 0 mins    10/31/1992  5.  Free Fall
After a naive Immortal leaps to her death from a skyscraper, she seeks out MacLeod as her mentor. But this innocent student may not be what she seems.
Director:  Thomas J. Wright  Writer:  Philip John Taylor 
Guest starring:  Joan Jett,  Jay Brazeau, Eli Gabay,  Leslie Carlson, Claudia Ferri, Patricia Vonk, Ron Chartier
 1 hr 0 mins    11/7/1992  6.  Bad Day in Building A
Duncan, Tessa, and Richie are held hostage at a courthouse by a convicted killer and his gang.
Director:  Jorge Montesi  Writer:  Kevin Droney 
Guest starring:  Andrew DivoffJay Brazeau, Alfred E. Humphreys,  Bill Croft, Ken Kirzinger, Duncan Fraser, Don MacKay,  Andrea Libman, Gary Jones, Vladmir Kulich
Disc 03
 1 hr 0 mins    11/14/1992  7.  Mountain Men
When Tessa's ramble in the great outdoors leads to her kidnapping by a group of lawless mountain men, Duncan must find and rescue her before a forced "wedding."
Director:  Thomas J. Wright  Writer:  Marie-Chantal Droney 
Guest starring:  Wes Studi, John Dennis Johnston, Byron Lucas,  Brent Stait, Rick Poltaruk, Doug Abrahams, Marc Singer
 1 hr 0 mins    11/21/1992  8.  Deadly Medicine
On his way home from the grocery store, Duncan is the victim of a hit and run. He is rushed to the hospital in critical condition, but due to his remarkable recovery time he is able to check himself out shortly after he arrives. This is noticed by a doctor who drugs and kidnaps Duncan so that he can experiment on him. Meanwhile, reporter Randi MacFarland is hot on the trail of Duncan's disappearance.
Director:  Ray Austin  Writer:  Robert L. McCullough 
Guest starring:  Joe Pantoliano, Beverley Hendry, Stephen E. Miller,  Leslie Carlson, Catherine Lough, Stephen Fanning
 1 hr 0 mins    12/5/1992  9.  The Sea Witch
Richie saves an old friend from Russian mobsters after a drug deal goes bad. Unbeknown to him, she takes the drugs and the money with her. It is up to Duncan to protect her and her daughter from the mobsters, who are now looking for her.
Director:  Thomas J. Wright  Writer:  David Tynan 
Guest starring:  Stephen Macht, Johanna Newmarch, Phil Hayes, John Tench, Brooklyn Brown,  Scott McNeil, Gina Brunton, Garry Davey, Rob Morton, Adrian Holmes
Disc 04
 1 hr 0 mins    12/12/1992  10.  Revenge is Sweet
While browsing Duncan's antique store, a mysterious woman named Rebecca Lord inquires about a sword that he once took from a rival immortal named Walter Reinhardt. Duncan agrees to let her test the sword, and he is shocked to find that she uses the same style as Reinhardt. Having never taken Reinhardt's head, Duncan fears that the two may be working together to defeat him.
Director:  Ray Austin  Writer:  Loraine Despres 
Guest starring:  Christoph Ohrt, Christianne Hirt, Ken Kramer,  Kevin McNulty, Elizabeth Claridge, Michael Cavers, Tim Reid, Patrick Stevenson, Shirley Broderick, Vanity
 1 hr 0 mins    12/19/1992  11.  See No Evil
A friend of Tessa's is assaulted and nearly killed by a serial killer who scalps his victims. Duncan believes him to be a copycat killer who is basing his crimes on those of an immortal whom Duncan confronted years ago.
Director:  Thomas J. Wright  Writer:  Brian Clemens 
Guest starring:  Glynda Fitzgerald, Wanda Wilkinson, Raimond Stamm, Kelly Fox, Dee McCafferty,  Fulvio Cecere, Moira Walley, Tim Reid, Garman Hertzler
 1 hr 0 mins    2/6/1993  12.  Eyewitness
Tessa witnesses the murder of a woman she met at an art exhibition, but the police don't believe her. She and Duncan take it upon themselves to investigate.
Director:  Ray Austin  Writer:  David Tynan 
Guest starring:  Tim Reid, Tom Butler, Sheila Peterson, Diane Barrington, Christopher Gaze, David Petersen
Disc 05
 1 hr 0 mins    2/13/1993  13.  Band of Brothers
An immortal named Grayson is targeting the friends and disciples of his old friend Darius, an immortal who was once a great warrior but is now a Catholic priest. Darius sends Duncan a message warning him of Grayson's treachery, and Duncan must protect Grayson's next target.
Director:  René Manzor  Writer:  Marie-Chantal Droney 
Guest starring:  Earl Pastko, Terry Howson, Peter Diamond, James Horan, Werner Stocker
 1 hr 0 mins    2/20/1993  14.  For Evil's Sake
Duncan witnesses a murder committed by a mime, and he recognizes it as the MO of the assassin Kuyler, an immortal responsible for the death of a French baron Duncan once protected.
Director:  Ray Austin  / Fabrice Ziolkowski 
Guest starring:  Peter Howitt, Hugues Leforestier,  Vernon Dobtcheff, Michel Voletti, Gerard Touroul, Jérôme Keen
 1 hr 0 mins    2/27/1993  15.  For Tomorrow We Die
An immortal thief named Xavier St. Cloud visits Darius and confesses his crimes to him after a robbery during which he murdered six people. According to the laws of the Catholic Church, Darius cannot reveal to the police what he learned during St. Cloud's confession. Duncan, who suspects that St. Cloud was responsible for the crime, then takes it upon himself to find him.
Director:  Robin Davis  Writer:  Philip John Taylor 
Guest starring:  Hugues Leforestier, Mapi Galan, Jean Claude Deret, Sandrine Caron, Tanguy Gouasdoue, Francine Olivier, Thierry de Carbonnia, Philippe Agael, Crystel Amsalem, Roland Gift, Werner Stocker
Disc 06
 1 hr 0 mins    3/6/1993  16.  The Beast Below
During a rehearsal, the manager of a band is thrown from a balcony and killed while having an argument with the band's lead singer. Duncan, who is there with Tessa and Richie as guests of the backup singer, believes the manager was killed by a mentally handicapped immortal he once befriended.
Director:  Daniel Vinge  Writer:  Marie-Chantal Droney 
Guest starring:  Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian Van Acker, Fay Masterson, Fran篩s Gué´¡ry, Joe Sheridan
 1 hr 0 mins    3/13/1993  17.  Saving Grace
Grace, an Immortal who has focused on healing rather than fighting, is framed for the murder of her mortal husband by an obsessed ex-lover, the Immortal Carlo Seandaro. Duncan must step in to protect her from her own weakness.
Director:  Ray Austin  Writer:  Elizabeth Baxter  / Martin Broussellet 
Guest starring:  Julia Stemberger, Georges Corraface, Hugues Leforestier, Bruce Myers, Werner Stocker
 1 hr 0 mins    4/24/1993  18.  Lady and the Tiger
Amanda, an immortal thief and former lover of Duncan, is confronted by the immortal Zachary Blaine, her former partner in crime. She convinces him not to kill her in return for providing him with the chance to take Duncan's head.
Director:  Robin Davis  Writer:  Philip Joh Taylor 
Guest starring:  Jason Isaacs, Fred Pearson, Pierre Gérald, Bertie Cortez, Michael Hofland, David Lowe
Disc 07
 1 hr 0 mins    5/1/1993  19.  Eye of the Beholder
Gabriel Piton, an immortal fashion designer, kills one of his models after she finds a stash of stolen artifacts in his apartment. Now the girl's roommate, who is an acquaintance of Richie's, is in danger of the same fate, and Duncan, who is an old friend of Piton's, must step in to prevent his friend from killing another innocent person.
Director:  Dennis Berry  Writer:  Christian Bouveron  / Larry Shore 
Guest starring:  Nigel Terry, Katia Douvalian
 1 hr 0 mins    5/8/1993  20.  Avenging Angel
An insane man, newly turned immortal, believes he has been reborn in order to do God's work by killing sinners.
Director:  Paolo Barzman  Writer:  Fabrice Zolkowski 
Guest starring:  Nathalie Presles, Yan Briand, Patrick Floersheim, Martin Kemp, Sandra Nelson
 1 hr 0 mins    5/15/1993  21.  Nowhere to Run
Mark Rothwood, the son of diplomat Allan Rothwood, rapes the step-daughter of the immortal Colonel Bellian. Duncan, Tessa, and Richie go to the Rothwoods' house to visit Allan, who is an old friend of Tessa's, and Bellian shows up for revenge. Believing that Rothwood deserves a fair trial, Duncan must guard the house against the siege of Bellian and his team of mercenaries.
Director:  Dennis Berry  Writer:  David Abramowitz 
Guest starring:  Peter Guinness,  Anthony Stewart Head, Jason Riddington,  Marion Cotillard
Disc 08
 1 hr 0 mins    5/22/1993  22.  The Hunters
Duncan receives a visit from an old friend, the immortal Hugh Fitzcairn. Fitzcairn informs him that several immortals have gone missing recently, and that he thinks something isn't right. When Darius is killed in his church they know that it isn't the work of another immortal, so they vow to avenge Darius by finding who is responsible.
Director:  Paolo Barzman  Writer:  Kevin Droney 
Guest starring:  Roger Daltrey, Werner Stocker
Edition Details
Series Highlander
Distributor Starz / Anchor Bay
Release Date 11/12/2002
Packaging Custom Case
Screen Ratio Fullscreen (4:3)
Subtitles English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Dolby Digital Stereo [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Discs/Tapes 9

Features
Disc 01 Interviews
Original Series Promo
Interviews
Chracter Profiles
Watcher Chronicles
Disc 08 Bloopers
Behind the Scenes
Disc 09 Scripts
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