“Outlander” is a historical fantasy TV series developed by Ronald D. Moore, based on the book series by Diana Gabaldon. The series follows the story of Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe), a former World War II nurse who is mysteriously transported back in time to 18th-century Scotland. There, she becomes embroiled in the Jacobite risings and falls in love with a Highland warrior named Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan). The series spans multiple time periods and locations, including Scotland, France, and the American colonies.
“Outlander” has been well-received by both critics and audiences, praised for its engaging storyline, stunning visuals, and strong performances from the cast. The series has been noted for its depiction of historical events and accurate portrayal of 18th-century Scotland, as well as its exploration of complex themes such as love, loyalty, and honor. The chemistry between the lead actors, Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan, has also been a highlight of the series.
“Outlander” has received numerous awards and nominations over its six seasons, including two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program and a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Most Bingeworthy Series. The show has also been nominated for multiple Golden Globe Awards, BAFTA Scotland Awards, and Saturn Awards, among others. The lead actors, Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan, have both been nominated for various awards for their performances in the series.
|Genre||Historical fiction Drama Adventure Fantasy Romance|
by Diana Gabaldon
|Developed by||Ronald D. Moore|
|Starring||Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan,|
|Opening theme||“The Skye Boat Song” by Raya Yarbrough|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom United States|
|Original languages||English Scots Scottish Gaelic French|
|No. of seasons||5|
|No. of episodes||67|