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Through a Glass, Darkly 

Returning to her own time, Claire must reconcile her future with the life she left behind. Shifting back to the 18th century, Jamie, Claire and Murtagh arrive in France, but learn that Paris presents its own challenges.


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Diana Gabaldon (based on the series of books written by), Ronald D. Moore (developed by) | 1 more credit »

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Episode cast overview:
Caitriona Balfe ... Claire Randall
Sam Heughan ... Jamie Fraser
Tobias Menzies ... Frank Randall
Duncan Lacroix ... Murtagh Fraser
Stanley Weber ... Comte St. Germain
James Fleet ... Reverend Wakefield
Tracey Wilkinson ... Mrs. Graham
Rory Burns Rory Burns ... Young Roger Wakefield
Robert Cavanah ... Jared Fraser
Sandy Welch Sandy Welch ... Dr. Edwards
Stephen Docherty Stephen Docherty ... Scottish Driver
Morven Macbeth Morven Macbeth ... Nurse
John Scougall ... Photographer
Fabien Lucciarini ... Patagonia Captain
Christian Perez Christian Perez ... Port Official


Claire impresses upon Jamie the need to stop the Jacobite rebellion and prevent the deaths of hundreds of Highlanders, to which end they travel to France to impress upon Charles Stuart not to stake his claim with an invasion. They are given work by Jamie's wealthy wine merchant cousin Jared but fall foul of the Comte St Germain, when Claire insists his ship be burnt following an outbreak of smallpox amongst the crew. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance


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Release Date:

9 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Through a Glass, Darkly See more »

Filming Locations:

Prague, Czech Republic

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Did You Know?


The theme song changes slightly with the start of Season 2 as the story moves to France. The new lyrics of the second chorus are: "Chante-moi l'histoire/ D'une fille d'autrefois/ S'agirait-il de moi?/ L'ame légère/ Elle prit un jour la mer" See more »


Claire tells Mrs. Graham that she once called Jamie a "fucking sadist" and he didn't understand the term. In The Reckoning, she calls him a "fucking bastard" when they have the fight near the river, and then later in that episode when he spanks her she calls him a sadist. See more »


Jamie Fraser: You tell me Sassenach. You're from the future.
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Skye Boat Theme
Written by Bear McCreary
Performed by Raya Yarbrough
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great episode
9 April 2016 | by mjzettle-17598See all my reviews

The Tidal of this episode so reflected the mood and feel of the story. The situation Clair and Frank were put in was not going to be easy to resolve. It was truly like look through a glass window into a gathering storm. I do have to say that the directing was above and beyond my expectations . The performance the directed evoked out of Tabias Menzier was unbelievable. So, So very passionate. And I haven't even touched on the costume and sets. What a pleasure to watch true professionals at work. I applaud all of you. Great Job Great Job. My husband was in tears. Your raised the bar for your future episodes. I do hope that they also are presented in the same Professional Manner.

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