Highlander

1992, TV Show

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Question: Is it just me, or is Burn Notice similar to The Pretender? Michael Westen is seeking answers from a covert organization, but at the same time he is running from that organization (much like Jarod and the Centre). He also spends every episode using the skills that organization taught him to help an innocent person and bring a perpetrator to justice (just as Jarod did). Maybe the connection seems stronger to me because Jeffrey Donovan played Jarod's brother in The Pretender and I'm still pining for the third and final Pretender movie, but I definitely see similarities (although Burn Notice takes a slightly more lighthearted approach). Given the success of Burn Notice, it seems to me that The Pretender was simply ahead of its time. Would you agree? Do you think there is any chance Pretender fans will ever get any closure in the form of a final movie or miniseries?
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Season 6, Episode 13
The popular series comes to a stirring close as MacLeod -- accompanied by guide Hugh Fitzcairn -- continues his tour of a world without him, which has his friends living vacant, miserable lives.

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Free | Hulu Aired: 5/9/1998

Season 6, Episode 12
MacLeod sacrifices himself to save Amanda and Dawson... and reunites with Fitz, and gets a look at what the world would be like without him.

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Free | Hulu Aired: 5/2/1998

Season 6, Episode 11
Methos and Joe Dawson join forces when past indiscretions threaten their lives - and loved ones - in the present.

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Free | Hulu Aired: 2/14/1998

Season 6, Episode 10
Immortal Katherine is determined to take Bartholomew's head - if only she can keep her mortal husband, Nick, from interfering with the Game

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Is it just me, or is Burn ...

Question: Is it just me, or is Burn Notice similar to The Pretender? Michael Westen is seeking answers from a covert organization, but at the same time he is running from that organization (much like Jarod and the Centre). He also spends every episode using the skills that organization taught him to help an innocent person and bring a perpetrator to justice (just as Jarod did). Maybe the connection seems stronger to me because Jeffrey Donovan played Jarod's brother in The Pretender and I'm still pining for the third and final Pretender movie, but I definitely see similarities (although Burn Notice takes a slightly more lighthearted approach). Given the success of Burn Notice, it seems to me that The Pretender was simply ahead of its time. Would you agree? Do you think there is any chance Pretender fans will ever get any closure in the form of a final movie or miniseries? Answer: You Pretender fans never give up. Not that you should. I mean, they're still making Highlander movies over at ... read more

Blade Takes a Bite Out of TV

Producer/writer David S. Goyer is hotter than a solar flash on the big screen these days. While the veteran comic-book (Justice Society of America) and sci-fi/horror-film scribe (Batman Begins, Dark City) is currently working on, among other projects, big-screen takes on The Flash and Ghost Rider, it' read more

Casper Van Dien Has an Indiana Jones

On Saturday at 8 pm/ET, Hallmark Channel sends onetime Starship Trooper Casper Van Dien to contend with The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, as his maverick archeaologist races a ruthless rival (The Mummy's Jonathan Hyde) to find the boy king's untold riches. Sound a bit familiar? TVGuide.com spoke with Van Dien about his bid to prove he's Harrison Ford-tough, his famous lineage and the secrets to a successful royal romance. TVGuide.com: So you're doing a read more

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Premiered: 1992, on Syndicated
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: Popular fantasy-action adventures of Duncan MacLeod, an immortal who battles evil forces in complicated tales mixing modern-day stories with flashbacks based on history. MacLeod was born in Scotland some 400 years ago, and faces the challenge of fending off other immortals, because `in the end, there can only be one,' and that one, the winner, takes the loser's power. Based on a 1986 film.

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