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Outlander 

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An English combat nurse from 1945 is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743.

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"Outlander" Stars In and Out of Costume

Celebrate Season 3 of "Outlander" with a look at the cast in character and in real life.

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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 in which 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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What if your future was the past? (Season 1) See more »

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Highland Saga  »

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Trivia

Grant O'Rourke (Rupert) attended university with Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser) and Laura Donelly (Jenny Fraser Murray) and all three knew each other at school. 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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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 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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