Outlander – Season 3 Episode 8

“First Wife” Outlander takes Claire and Jamie back to Lallybroch to reflect on everything that has changed during the 20 years they spent apart. Last week saw the destruction of Jamie’s printing business which left him no choice but to return home with Claire in tow. There was also the reveal that Jamie has another…

Outlander – Season 2 Episode 8

“The Fox’s Lair” Claire and Jamie return to Scotland as Outlander starts to move the plot towards the endgame of the failure to save the Jacobites from being decimated at Culloden. Sometimes you don’t know that something is necessary until it actually happens and that is exactly the case with the return to Scotland for…

Outlander – Season 1 Episode 16

“To Ransom a Man’s Soul” Outlander season 1 comes to an end and brings with it a massive level of intensity that holds the audience attention throughout. The previous episode was really graphic in the portrayal of torture that Jamie was experiencing at the hands of “Black Jack” Randall but this episode made that episode…

Outlander – Season 1 Episode 15

“Wentworth Prison” Only one more episode of the first season of Outlander to go and I’m not sure how much more brutality I can handle from this show. I don’t say that as a bad thing because it’s quite the opposite and it’s a testament to how good this show is that I can keep…

Outlander – Season 1 Episode 14

“The Search” Outlander follows up on Jamie’s capture by having Claire and Jenny go looking for him using Jenny’s tracking skills. I often talk about how well this show subverts gender roles and the expectations that come with them for the time period that this is set. The reason it comes up so often is…

Outlander – Season 1 Episode 13

“The Watch” Outlander continues with the Lallybroch arc as Ian and Jenny’s new baby is born amid various complications both with the pregnancy and with the internal politics of Lallybroch. Considering how busy this episode is in terms of content it probably should have been a lot more important than it ultimately turned out to…

Outlander – Season 1 Episode 12

“Lallybroch” Outlander takes viewers to Lallybroch, the place that Jamie grew up and where he will take his place as Laird (or Lord for those who don’t understand Scots). This marks another location change for Outlander and with it comes a change in pacing and tone. Fiddling about with the style is something this show…