Season 1, Episode 8 – Both Sides Now

We open with Frank Randall expressing his frustration at the lack of progress in he search for his missing wife, Claire. The police imply Claire has run off with another man, the Highlander seen by Frank. Annoyed and angry, he leaves. Back in 1743 Claire and Jamie are relaxing in the Scottish countryside.  Jamie, awkwardly…

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Season 1, Episode 7 – The Wedding

After a flashback to Frank Randall impatiently pressing Claire into a Registry office wedding, we  hear “You may kiss the bride” and the scene cuts to Jamie and Claire kissing. Their marriage has been hastily brokered to make Claire “Scottish” and legally avoid Claire being returned to the clutches of Captain Blank Jack Randall.  Jamie…

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Season 1, Episode 6 – The Garrison Commander

The Redcoat officer who saw Claire in the previous episode asks Claire if she is with the Highlanders of her own choice, after a pause she says she is their guest. The Lieutenant says that his commander wishes to talk with her, and asks her to accompany him back to the inn where the commander…

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Season 1, Episode 5 – Rent

We’re on the road in this one. Literally collecting rent from the villagers. Claire meets Ned Gowan, who represents the Laird in legal matters and takes care of the money. However, Dougal, the Lairds brother, has a lucrative sideline.  He’s using Jamie’s scarred back to get extra money out of the poor cottars. At first…

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Season 1, Episode 4 – The Gathering

Claire, still desperate, to escape Castle Leoch plays with the castle children, in doing so she is able to stray further from the castle. She leaves a trail of ribbons to guide her proposed escape route. However, she is being followed, under instruction from Dougal the Lairds war chieftain brother, by Highlanders Rupert and Angus….

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