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“Claire, don’t….”And of course, Claire does…Plus Bree and Roger Return: Thoughts on Outlander Episode 403

A significant and very dedicated cross-section of Outlander fans will be celebrating this Saturday and Sunday night when “The False Bride,” Outlander’s third episode, airs. Roger Wakefield (Richard Rankin) and Brianna Randall (Sophie Skelton) return to pick up their story in 1970 America, while Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie (Sam […]

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FOR JAMIE AND CLAIRE, THE AMERICAN DREAM COMES AT A PRICE: Thoughts On Outlander Episode 402, the New Season, and When Good Fans Go Bad

During the much-discussed end of Outlander’s fourth season premiere, the ironic use of Ray Charles’ modern version of “America the Beautiful” played over the scene of the soulless outlaw Stephen Bonnet’s attack on Jamie and Claire Fraser, family and friends. The message, as Jamie noted: the American Dream can, for […]

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OUTLANDER’S BRAVE NEW WORLD: Season 4 Marks a Deeper, Richer Jamie/Claire Love Story

                                           “Don’t you know how small a thing death is between us?…                          When my body dies, my soul will still be yours. Nothing is lost, Sassenach, only changed.” Full disclosure. This is my first Droughtlander experience as a TV writer, When I came to Outlander a year ago, I […]