‘Outlander’ Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot Recap: Sassenach, Meet Highlander and Go Back in Time

Diana Gabaldon's time travel novels served as the inspiration for the TV series Outlander, which debuted in August 2014. 

 The narrative centers on married nurse Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe) during World War II. When she discovers time travel in 1946, she is taken back in time to 1743, Scotland, 

where she meets Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan). She is entangled in the uprisings and rebellions that made up the War of the British Succession.

For those who may have heard about the show but need more details to make up their mind about watching, Soaps.com has recapped the pilot episode. 

For those who have already become engrossed, check out our sister site SheKnows' recap of Outlander Season 5 Episode 7, which is regarded as one of the greatest thus far.

Claire and Frank are on their second honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands at the beginning of the season. 

She worked as a combat medic and he worked in intelligence during World War II, 

so they were apart for almost five years, save for a few days here and there. She still remembers the difficulties of attempting to treat injured soldiers on the spot, and he is excited about a position teaching history at Oxford.

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