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 Episode02x13 Dragonfly in Amber Aired: Jul. 09, 2016
Flashing forward to 1968, Claire travels to Scotland with her twenty-year-old daughter, Brianna, and meets Roger Wakefield. Claire visits Lallybroch …
Series Fun Facts
- The song playing in the opening credits uses the melody of the Skye Boat Song, a song that describes the escape of Bonnie Prince Charlie from Uist to Skye after his defeat in the Battle of…
[show]The song playing in the opening credits uses the melody of the Skye Boat Song, a song that describes the escape of Bonnie Prince Charlie from Uist to Skye after his defeat in the Battle of Culloden. Composer Bear McCreary adapted Robert Louis Stevenson's poem Sing Me A Song of Lad that is Gone to fit with Claire's time traveling journey.
- The castle referred to as Fort William is in fact Blackness Castle in West Lothian, Central Scotland.
- Sam Heughan was one of the first to be cast even though creator Ronald D. Moore thought he would be the last. Caitriona Balfe was cast just weeks before shooting.