If I was composing a list of favorite episodes, this would be high on the list. This is a review of the Highlander TV episode Homeland, which was the season 4 opener. It serves as an excellent origin story for Duncan as you explore his pre-Immortal life. You see Scotland as it transitions from winter to moon and a humongous lunar orb, as well as a battle between a viking axe and a claymore. Good stuff.
When deciding which episode of Highlander to watch next, I noticed that none other than the late, great “Rowdy” Roddy Piper appeared in one as an Immortal antagonist to Duncan. Seeing this, I had to watch it. It had to be awesome…the Hot Rod was in it. Right? Right? Riiiiiiiight. Here is the Icygeek review for the second season episode entitled: Epitaph for Tommy.
On a site that has mostly been anime and Transformers related the past few months, one wonders why run some Highlander TV reviews that are 20 years old. Well, some of the episodes are great episodes that anyone can enjoy. This one an Otaku should be able to enjoy due to its heavy Japanese influence. Here is our review of the third season opener Samurai, where we learn why Duncan MacLeod has a dragon-headed katana and a deep appreciation for Japanese customs.
Since this is meant to particularly entice otakus, we will try to keep the review post-potshots as spoiler-free as possible.
We’ve been wanting to review other things besides just Transformers and Sailor Moon (which we delayed this week due to storms in the area). Thus, when we started watching an episode of Highlander for the first time in a long while, we thought this would be an excellent time to review something different. Here is our review of the third season episode entitled: They Also Serve. If you want to watch more Watchers, or have never seen an episode of the Highlander TV series, then this is a good one to watch.