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Outlander is a time-travel drama based on the book series of the same name, revolving around a married, former WWII nurse from 1945, who is mysteriously sent back to Scotland in 1743. The show has run on Starz from 2014 to present.

Unmarked spoilers are present throughout the subpages as well as some of the synopsises below. Read at your own risk.

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    Season 1 

    Season 2 
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Claire and Jamie arrive in France, hell-bent on infiltrating the Jacobite rebellion led by Prince Charles Stuart, and stopping the battle of Culloden. With the help of his cousin Jared, a local wine merchant, Jamie and Claire are thrown into the lavish world of French society, where intrigue and parties are abundant, but political gain proves far less fruitful. Altering the course of history presents challenges that begin to weigh on the very fabric of their relationship. However, armed with the knowledge of what lies ahead, Claire and Jamie must race to prevent a doomed Highland uprising, and the extinction of Scottish life as they know it.


  1. "Through A Glass, Darkly"
  2. "Not In Scotland Anymore"
  3. "Useful Occupations and Deceptions"
  4. "La Dame Blanche"
  5. "Untimely Resurrection"
  6. "Best Laid Schemes..."
  7. "Faith"
  8. "The Fox's Lair"
  9. "Je Suis Prest"
  10. "Prestonpans"
  11. "Vengeance Is Mine"
  12. "The Hail Mary"
  13. "Dragonfly in Amber"

    Season 3 
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True love is never lost.

Having returned to the 20th century, Claire struggles with the fallout of her sudden reappearance and its effect on her marriage to her first husband, Frank. Meanwhile, in the 18th century, Jamie suffers from the aftermath of his doomed last stand at the historic Battle of Culloden, as well as the loss of Claire. As the years pass, Jamie and Claire attempt to make a life apart from one another, each haunted by the memory of their lost love. The budding possibility that Claire can return to Jamie in the past breathes new hope into Claire's heart... as well as new doubt. Separated by continents and centuries, Claire and Jamie must find their way back to each other. As always, adversity, mystery, and adventure await them on the path to reunion. And the question remains: when they find each other, will they be the same people who parted at the standing stones, all those years ago?


  1. "The Battle Joined"
  2. "Surrender"
  3. "All Debts Paid"
  4. "Of Lost Things"
  5. "Freedom and Whisky"
  6. "A. Malcolm"
  7. "Creme de Menthe"
  8. "First Wife"
  9. "The Doldrums"
  10. "Heaven and Earth"
  11. "Uncharted"
  12. "The Bakra"
  13. "Eye Of The Storm"

    Season 4 

    Season 5 
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