Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945, gets mysteriously swept back in time to 1743 and thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire’s heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
Last Episode01x16 To Ransom a Man's Soul Aired: May. 30, 2015
Jamie is freed following a daring rescue, but his mind lingers on the torture he endured.
Series Fun Facts
- In the episode Both Sides Now, Hugh Munro gives Claire a gift of a dragonfly in amber. This is a nod to the second book of the Outlander series, Dragonfly in Amber.
- The castle referred to as Fort William is in fact Blackness Castle in West Lothian, Central Scotland.
- In the book, the early events took place during spring in the festival of Beltane. Because of the shooting schedule, they changed the season to fall and focused on the holiday of Samhain.