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Highlander 

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Duncan MacLeod is Immortal, and must live in modern society, concealing his true nature while fighting other Immortals.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Adrian Paul ...  Duncan MacLeod 119 episodes, 1992-1998
Stan Kirsch ...  Richard H. 'Richie' Ryan 105 episodes, 1992-1998
Jim Byrnes ...  Joe Dawson 96 episodes, 1993-1998
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Storyline

Taken from the film, Highlander, Duncan MacLeod, clansman of Connor in the film also finds he is being stalked by not only other immortals trying to kill him before the time of the gathering, but also a secret society of mortals who call themselves 'The Watchers' and also seem intent on killing him but "The Watchers" observe and record and never interfere. Duncan and the other immortals can only be killed by decapitation and often live for centuries. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Official Sites:

Davis/Panzer | Highlander on Spike TV | See more »

Country:

Canada | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Highlander See more »

Filming Locations:

Bordeaux, Gironde, France See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(119 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jim Byrnes, who plays Joe Dawson, also contributed many songs to the show's soundtrack. Some of these can frequently be heard as background music during scenes in Joe's bar. See more »

Goofs

Episode 1.20, "Avenging Angel", features a swordfight between immortals that appears to be on holy ground; however the site is actually a museum displaying religious artifacts from the crusades. The confusion arises because footage from this fight is seen in the opening credits of later episodes as the narrator speaks of holy ground. See more »

Quotes

Amanda: What if I kiss it and make it better?
Duncan MacLeod: How much better?
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Alternate Versions

The European-broadcast versions of all episodes were 4 minutes longer than the original US airings (rebroadcasts on USA network have further cuts). See more »

Connections

Spin-off Highlander: The Raven (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Princes of the Universe
Performed by Queen
Written by Freddie Mercury
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

Great Series
27 May 2003 | by cobra_011See all my reviews

I liked the movies. okay I loved the first movie and hated the second then kinda liked the third and I liked endgame. Two outta four ain't that bad. Anyway. I liked the movies BUT in the fighting choreography Christopher Lambert cannot match Adrian Paul. The sword fights in the series got better throug the season's. If your into martial arts (perferably with a sword kata's) like me you'll know what i'm talking about. It seems like Adrian KNEW at least a little something about sword fighting. Maybe i'm looking too deep anyway i give it a 9/10. And i want the DVD set

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