The series Highlander is based on the movie. In Highlander season one we see the connection between Connor MacLeod from the films and Duncan MacLeod, who the series revolves around.
An old friend and Clansman, Connor MacLeod, comes to try and convince Duncan MacLeod to once more join the fray in the Immortal battle of Good versus Evil. Duncan is stirred from his peaceful life with his girlfriend, Tessa Noel, when he is challenged by Slan Quince, an Evil Immortal. Flashback: American Indian Village 1872
Richie attempts to learn more about his parents, whom he has never known. Instead, he falls prey to a con man. MacLeod is reminded of his own traumatic past when he first realized he was Immortal. Flashback: Highlands of Scotland 1622
The Road Not Taken
When a deadly herbal drug takes the life of Richie’s friend, MacLeod suspects the source of the drug is another Immortal, Kiem Sun, who has long sought to perfect such a drug and remove its lethal side effects for the betterment of mankind. Flashback: China 1780.
An Immortal friend of Macleod’s is beheaded in his isolated mountain retreat where he had hoped –like MacLeod– to retire from the fight for a while. A brain-damaged, homeless veteran is charged with the grisly crime, and an attempt is made to link him to the killing of Slan Quince, an Evil Immortal who MacLeod himself had slain in combat. Flashback: American Civil War
A beautiful young woman, Felicia Martins, throws herself to her death, only to revive with the realisation that she is an Immortal. She seeks out Duncan MacLeod as her mentor, and becomes involved with Richie Ryan. Flashback: France, 1880’s
Bad Day in Building A
While visiting the courthouse to clear up Tessa’s traffic tickets, MacLeod, Tess, and Richie are among a group that is taken hostage by a band of men bent on freeing their leader, Slade, from imprisonment. When Slade’s demands are not met, he chooses a hostage to sacrifice. Flashback: None
When Tessa is taken by a band of Survivalists who live off the land in the vastness of the Pacific Northwest, MacLeod must call on all of his own skills, honed a hundred and fifty years earlier, when he roamed this same mountain fastness. Flashback: Pacific Northwest Mountains, 1872
MacLeod is struck and “killed” by a speeding automobile. When he revives in the hospital, he attracts the attention of a deranged doctor, who kidnaps MacLeod for his research on a miracle cure for trauma. Flashback: None
The Sea Witch
Richie Ryan tries to protect an old girlfriend, Nikki, from a band of drug dealers. This puts them both in jeopardy from an Immortal, Voshin, whom MacLeod knows from an adventure during the Second World War when he was trying to smuggle Jewish refugees out of occupied Eastern Europe. Flashback: Soviet Union, just prior to WWII
Revenge is Sweet
Seeking revenge for the apparent death of her lover, Walter Reinhardt, Rebecca Lord toys with MacLeod before she attempts to kill him with Reinhardt’s sword. Unbeknownst to her, Reinhardt is still alive, and is using Rebecca in a cat and mouse game to draw out MacLeod for their final confrontation Flashback: London-Dover Road, early 18th century.
See No Evil
A serial killer dubbed “The Scalper” is attacking blonde women, including a friend of Tessa’s. MacLeod recognizes the pattern of an Immortal who, betrayed by the woman he loved, became a killer. Now the killings have started again. It falls to MacLeod and Tessa to stop this madman. Flashback: 1920’s
Tessa witnesses the murder of a painter, Anne Wheeler, but the absence of a body leads everyone but MacLeod to doubt her story. MacLeod supports Tessa in her quest to obtain justice for Anne. Flashback: None
Band of Brothers
Warning comes from MacLeod’s old friend Darius, a monk over 2000 years old, that Grayson, Darius’ one-time protégé, is now stalking Darius’ other students –among them, possibly, Macleod. Flashback: Napoleonic Wars
For Evil’s Sake
An Evil Immortal, Kuyler, has hired himself out down through time as an assassin –the most successful killer in all of history. He strikes again in modern day Paris using his signature disguise as a mime. Flashback: Baronial Chateau, end of the 18th Century
For Tomorrow We Die
MacLeod stumbles across the trail of an Immortal, Xavier St. Cloud, who has lived in hedonistic splendor down through the ages by remorseless robbing and killing innocent men and women. Flashback: WWI battle field, 1917
The Beast Below
A mysterious death at the Paris Opera re-acquaints Duncan MacLeod with one of the strangest Immortals he has met in his many travels over the centuries. Ursa is a hulking giant -more beast than man- who Duncan rescued from persecution centuries ago, delivering him to sanctuary in an abbey. Flashback: France, early 1630’s
Grace Chandel has been a Good Immortal, working for the betterment of mankind as a midwife, doctor, and scientist over the centuries. Her one weakness is another Immortal, Carlos Sendaro, a former lover who is obsessed with her and refuses to let her go. She turns to her old friend Duncan MacLeod for help. Flashback: Europe, mid-17th Century and Paris 1840.
The Lady and the Tiger
A day at the circus reunites MacLeod with a former lover, the Immortal femme-fatale, Amanda, who has always meant big trouble for him. Amanda, meanwhile, is in trouble of her own as her former partner, Blaine, has escaped from prison and wants her head. Flashback: Bavarian Inn, turn of the 19th Century.
Eye of the Beholder
Richie meets a beautiful young woman who leads him into the world of haute couture. His youthful jealousy causes him to run afoul of a world-class fashion designer, a deadly Immortal. Flashback: Paris, end of the 18th Century.
When fatal stabbing fails to kill him, Alfred Cahill becomes convinced that he has been chosen by a higher power to wage a crusade against “perversion,” and cuts a bloody and endangering an old friend of Tessa’s who has become a call girl. Flashback: None
Nowhere to Run
When the stepdaughter of an Immortal is raped, the Immortal comes after the young man. MacLeod, a guest in the home of the accused boy’s father, feels he must protect the family from this unstoppable menace. Flashback: Napoleonic Wars
MacLeod’s old compatriot Hugh Fitzcairn comes to town bearing a mystery -some of their other Immortal friends have disappeared suspiciously. MacLeod realizes that someone may be following Fitz, and realizes too late that Fitz has put Darius in danger by visiting him. Flashback: Italy, 1639