Outlander Series 04 Overview (2018-2019)


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 13-episode fourth season, based on Drums of Autumn, aired from November 2018 to January 2019.

In the British colony of North Carolina, Claire and Jamie seek to return to Scotland with Fergus, Marsali, and Ian. They visit the plantation of Jamie’s aunt Jocasta Cameron, where they see conditions of enslaved African Americans. Claire and Jamie decide to leave, and claim land that they name Fraser’s Ridge, which is already inhabited by Cherokee. Jamie reunites with Murtagh, now a blacksmith and leader of the Regulator movement. Lord John visits with Jamie’s son, Willy.

In the 1970s, Brianna rejects Roger’s marriage proposal. After learning her parents will die in a fire, Brianna travels through the stones. When Roger discovers Brianna has left, he follows her. They meet in Wilmington, North Carolina and enter into handfast marriage. Shortly after, they get into an argument causing Roger to leave. In Roger’s absence, Bonnet rapes Brianna. She reunites with her mother and finally, she meets her real father, Jamie Fraser. Soon after, Brianna discovers she is pregnant. Roger goes to Fraser’s Ridge where Jamie wrongly assumes that he is the rapist, and beats him. Young Ian sells Roger to the Mohawk. Discovering their mistake, they set off to rescue Roger, and Ian trades his freedom for Roger’s. Roger and Brianna are reunited at Jocasta’s plantation. Jamie receives instructions to kill Murtagh, who is a fugitive.

Outlander Series

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

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 04 November 2018 to 27 January 2019.
  • Rating: 18.
  • Running Time: 53-90 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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