Outlander Season One: Synopses for Episodes 1-6

Outlander Season One: Synopses for Episodes 1-6

Pilot "Sassenach" 

Airdate: August 9, 2014

While on her honeymoon, WWII combat nurse Claire Randall is mysteriously transported back to 1743 Scotland, where she is kidnapped by a group of Highlanders – and meets an injured young man named Jamie.

Writer: Ronald D. Moore    

Director: John Dahl

Episode 2 "Castle Leoch"

Airdate: August 16

Claire is taken to meet the Laird. As suspicions about her grow, Claire befriends the mysterious Geillis Duncan. When the clan discover her medical skills, Claire goes from guest to prisoner.

Writer: Ronald D. Moore    

Director: John Dahl

Episode 3 "The Way Out"

Airdate: August 23, 2014

Claire decides to use her medical skills to aid her escape from Castle Leoch – with Jamie's help, she tends to an ill child. During an evening's entertainment, a story gives Claire hope for her freedom.

Writer: TBA

Director: Brian Kelly    

Episode 4 "The Gathering"

Airdate: August 30, 2014

As the Castle prepares for The Gathering, Claire plots her escape. But after a dangerous encounter with a drunken Dougal and an unexpected run-in with Jamie, her plans are dashed.

Writer: Matthew B. Roberts

Director: Brian Kelly

Episode 5 "Rent"

Airdate: Sept. 6, 2014

Claire joins the MacKenzie rent-collecting trip. To her horror, Dougal uses Jamie's scars to gain sympathy for the Jacobite cause. Claire recalls that a defining moment in Scottish history is fast approaching.

Writer: TBA

Director: TBA

Episode 6 "The Garrison Commander"

Airdate: Sept. 13, 2014

Claire's unexpected meeting with a British general turns tense when Captain Jack Randall arrives. Claire finds herself alone with Randall – a dangerous man determined to uncover her secrets.

Writer: TBA

Director: TBA
 

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