Outlander (2020): S05E07 – The Ballad of Roger Mac


Introduction

Outlander is an historical drama television series based on the ongoing novel series of the same name by Diana Gabaldon.

Developed by Ronald D. Moore, the show premiered on 09 August 2014, on Starz. It stars Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall, a married former World War II military nurse in Scotland who, in 1945, finds herself transported back to 1743. There she encounters the dashing Highland warrior Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), a member of Gabaldon’s fictionalised version of Clan Fraser of Lovat, and becomes embroiled in the Jacobite rising.

Outline

The Regulator Rebellion reaches a boiling point, forcing Jamie to face his fear and confront the consequence of his divided loyalties. Brianna remembers crucial details about the battle, causing Roger to go behind enemy lines. Jamie enters the Battle of Alamance in a British uniform. When a Regulator tries to shoot him, Murtagh saves his life, only for one of Jamie’s soldiers to shoot Murtagh immediately afterwards. Jamie brings Murtagh to Claire but he is already dead. Jamie declares his obligation to the crown finished and hands his red coat to the British. The episode ends on a cliffhanger with Roger possibly having been hanged.

Outlander Series

You can find a full index and overview of Outlander here.

You can find a full index and overview of Outlander Series 05 here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 29 March 2020.
  • Rating: 18.
  • Running Time: 53-90 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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