Outlander, Season 3 – Episode 305 Freedom and Whisky – Recap

I write recaps, not reviews, adding my emotional responses at times… Here is Freedom and Whisky. Sing me song… We open with Claire painting a Christmas plaque – Christmas 1948, Brianna’s first Christmas. The we immediately switch to Boston in December 1968, showing a very competent Claire as a surgeon operating on a patient, aided…

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Outlander, Season 3, Episode 4 – “Of Lost Things”

The opening shows a seated man carving a snake out of a piece of wood. Just like Sawny, the snake Jamie was given by his long dead brother Willie. Roger, Claire and Brianna are searching through documents looking for a record of Jamie. Claire finds him recorded at Ardsmuir prison… the prison closed in 1756…

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Recap – Outlander Season 2, Episode 212 – The Hail Mary

Alarmingly, the title card shows a map of Culloden Moor with representations of the forces for both sides being rearranged so they meet with only the moor standing between them. We open on a scene of Jamie and Claire leading Dougal, Murtagh who is sharing his horse with Fergus, and the men towards an encampment….

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Recap – Episode 211 – Vengeance Is Mine

Written by author, Diana Gabaldon, this episode is full of action, chaos, confusion and emotion. Exactly what we expect from Diana’s writing. It moves at a fast pace, providing action and excitement and it moves the story along. We open with a voice over by Claire providing an explanation of the passing of time since…

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Recap – Outlander Episode 9, Season 2 – Je Suis Prest

Wow, we’re back where we belong, in the beautiful Scottish countryside. The Fraser motto – Je Suis Prest – I Am Ready is the title of episode 9. And yes, I was ready for this episode. Like a lot of other fans, I was waiting, with open arms and heart to embrace this story, bringing…

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Recap – Season 2, Episode 8 – The Fox’s Lair

We open with a new version of the opening titles, which feature a very brief shot of a modern day couple walking away from a car, someone driving towards a roofless Lallybroch and warlike scenes of shots being fired and bare chested Highlanders charging into battle. We are certainly not in France anymore. Jamie and…

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Recap – Season 2, Episode 7 – Faith

The title gives us a lot to think about during this stunning and emotional episode. Literal faith in God. Faith as the name of Jamie and Claire’s lost baby. The ultimate faith they have in one another. We open with quite a surprising flash forward to Claire and a red haired little girl leafing through…

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Recap – Season 2, Episode 6 – Best Laid Schemes…

Jamie tells Murtagh he has withdrawn from the duel with Black Jack Randall. Claire is forewarned about a purge on practitioners of the dark arts and goes to alert Master Raymond. Jamie bonds with Claire by rubbing her feet, then he tells Claire the reason he’s agreed not to kill BRJ (and thus Frank) is…

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