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Follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is... See full summary »

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 Claire Randall (23 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Jamie Fraser (23 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Jack Randall / ... (19 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Murtagh Fraser (19 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Rupert MacKenzie (13 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Angus Mhor (13 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Dougal MacKenzie (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
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Follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie Fraser, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate relationship is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives. Written by Starz

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What if your future was the past? See more »

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In the episode Both Sides Now, Hugh Munro gives Claire a gift of a dragonfly in amber. This is a nod to the second book of the Outlander series, Dragonfly in Amber. See more »

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Featured in A Triangle in Time (2015) See more »

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The Skye Boat Song
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Traditional Scottish air with lyrics by Sir Harold Boulton
New lyrics by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Jesus H. Roosevelt Christ
11 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

I never read the books and never heard anything about this story before I saw the show. I don't know how close it comes to the books but as a show is absolutely fantastic.

Everything was done right , actors , costumes, music and the scotsmen in kilts are so sexy . I am in love.

We have beautiful landscapes , music to match , time travel , an intelligent mature woman as a lead character and two attractive men that love her . I like the romance part and the history part. I like everything about this show.

I wish they add some subtitles . I don't know how well native English speakers understand the Gaelic but English is not my native language and I could not understand a word in Gaelic.


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