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Why "Outlander" Fans Are So Hardcore

"Outlander" stars Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, and Sophie Skelton break down the reasons for their show's tremendous cross-generational appeal. Plus, check out the "Outlander" stars in and out of their stunning costumes.

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 Claire Randall (29 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Jamie Fraser (29 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Murtagh Fraser (25 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Jack Randall / ... (20 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Rupert MacKenzie (18 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Dougal MacKenzie (17 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Angus Mhor (15 episodes, 2014-2016)
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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 where 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 | Romance | Sci-Fi

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Outlander

by Diana Gabaldon

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Trivia

Tobias Menzies and Sam Heughan also star in Any Human Heart (2010) together. See more »

Crazy Credits

In the first half of Season 2 (which is set in France), part of the opening song's 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. See more »

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Featured in Outlander: Cast & Crew Table Read (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

The Skye Boat Song
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Traditional Scottish air with lyrics by Sir Harold Boulton
New lyrics by Robert Louis Stevenson
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User Reviews

 
from paper to reality
19 August 2014 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

I'm a fan of the saga literature and from 2 weeks super fan of the TV series.

I didn't think it possible that the transposition on TV was so faithful to the book.

The main character is the landscape. The forests, mountains, castles, give a unique impression to this wonderful series.

The characters come to life on paper in talented actors and perfect for the roles. Claire exceeds expectations, Jamie confirmation too.

Wonderful costumes that launch you into a magical time and sometimes ruthless. The photograph confirms the minuteness with which it was designed this series. Few special effects but still great visual impact.

Ron D. Moore confirms his talent already seen in Battlestar Galactica.

An unprecedented success driven by a twenty-year literary success that leaves unsatisfied.

10 stars


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