outlander 301 – the battle joined – thoughts on the episode, sam heughan, caitriona balfe, tobias menzies, and the book adaptation


NOTE: Spoilers ahead, so read no further if you haven’t seen the episode or read the book.  

Screencaps courtesy of Outlander Online.

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outlander 205 – thoughts on untimely resurrection, tobias menzies, caitriona balfe, and sam heughan


NOTE: This review will spoil you rotten, for the books and this episode, so if you like to avoid those, you might want to read something else other than this.

Screencaps by Outlander-Online.

Written by Richard Kahan, he is a first time writer for the show, though he had previously acted on numerous TV shows and normally works as a writing assistant on this series. Directed by Douglas MacKinnon, who also directed the previous episode, La Dame Blanche, this episode was more successful than that one, though it still had problems.

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outlander 202 – thoughts on not in scotland anymore, sam heughan, caitriona balfe, duncan lacroix, & that dior dress


Screencaps thanks to Outlander-Online, other images thanks to Starz and Terry Dresbach.

NOTE: This review contains spoilers, so if you wish to avoid those and haven’t read the books (and I mean all of them), or watched the episode, you might want to come back later.

Written by Co-Executive Producer Ira Steven Behr, directed by Metin Hüseyin, with the costume design by Terry Dresbach, the episode covers events from the book that were in a different order than they were shown here.

Going from how faithfully Through a Glass, Darkly kept to the book, I was a little surprised things were changed from the book so much here.  Not so much in what was shown, or when, but there were a couple of really big changes.

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