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‘Outlander’ Season 3 premiere explores Claire’s adventures in mansplaining

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Finally!Image: Starz Spoiler warning: This recap contains plot details for Outlander Season 3, episode 1, titled “The Battle Joined.” Try as Jamie Fraser might, he just can’t seem to die.  He enters the Battle of Culloden devastated by the reality of having to say goodbye to his wife and unborn child, but also assured of their safety, having sent them (and the rest of his Lallybroch men) out of harm’s way before the battle begins.  That leaves his way clear to die a heroic (if unnecessary) death among his countrymen, knowing the defeat that awaits them thanks to Charles Stuart’s […]

‘Outlander’ says goodbye to one major character, but there’s hope for another

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Image: starz This recap contains spoilers for Outlander Season 3, episode 3, “All Debts Paid.” Episode 3 of Outlander Season 3 is a pretty big deal for fans of Diana Gabaldon’s novels: Not only does it reintroduce a pivotal character in Lord John William Grey (all grown up and decidedly more dashing than the last time we saw him in Season 2, now portrayed by David Berry), but also closes the chapter on Claire and Frank’s tumultuous relationship in surprisingly poignant fashion. While the show has to omit or streamline countless plot points from the novels in the adaptation process […]