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Outlander 

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An English combat nurse from 1945 is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743.

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Ronald D. Moore
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Series cast summary:
Caitriona Balfe ...  Claire Randall 55 episodes, 2014-2019
Sam Heughan ...  Jamie Fraser 55 episodes, 2014-2019
Duncan Lacroix ...  Murtagh Fraser 35 episodes, 2014-2019
Tobias Menzies ...  Frank Randall / ... 25 episodes, 2014-2018
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Storyline

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 in which 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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The etiquette of war (Season 2) See more »

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Scottish Gaelic

Release Date:

9 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Highland Saga See more »

Filming Locations:

Scotland, UK See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

In season 3, episode 12, Geillis tells Archie that a 200 year old baby is impossible, asking him not to give her "a bloody case of Benjamin Button". In fact, a short fictional story about Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared in 1922, or some 180 years after the conversation. See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening song changes from season to season to reflect what's happening in the story line. In the first half of Season 2 (which is set in France), part of the lyrics are in French. In the second half of Season 2 (which is mostly about preparing for war), there is a militaristic drum roll added to the opening song. During Season 3, there are tribal drums added because much of the season is set in the West Indies. In Season 4, bluegrass fiddle and banjos are added, plus some of the lyrics are sung with a Southern accent because the season is set mostly in America. See more »

Connections

Featured in Emerging a Scot: Cast Goes to Boot Camp (2015) See more »

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The Skye Boat Song
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11 August 2014 | by dariana-roSee 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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