Tag Archives: Outlander

Outlander, and the Unfortunate Misstep Concluding the First Half of Season One

Genre: Historical/Drama/Romance Synopsis: Claire, a WWII nurse, gets mysteriously transported to 18th century Scotland. And thus ends up in the middle of the conflict between the Scots and the English–which is awkward as she’s an Englishwoman who ends up becoming … Continue reading

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Outlander, and Claire’s Surprisingly Good Balance of Competence and Vulnerability

Genre: Historical/Drama/Romance (based on a novel I haven’t read, but is reputedly very good) Synopsis: A WWII nurse gets mysteriously transported to 18th century Scotland. Series: 1 season of 8 episodes; there will be a season 2 I’ve Watched: The … Continue reading

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TV Round-up: The Musketeers, Doctor Who, and Outlander

The Musketeers Genre: Historical/Action Synopsis: Inspired by Alexandre Dumas’ The Three Musketeers, this series follows D’Artagnan, Athos, Aramis, and Porthos, as they go about the King’s business. Series: 1 season of 10 episodes; there will be a season 2 I’ve … Continue reading

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