‘Outlander’ Episode Guide (Aug. 23): A Tale Offers Claire Hope for Freedom

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‘Outlander’ Episode Guide (Aug. 23): A Tale Offers Claire Hope for Freedom

“The Way Out” (08/23/14) – Claire decides to use her medical skills to aid her escape from Castle Leoch. Then, after helping a sick child with the help of Jamie, she hears a story during the evening’s entertainment that gives her hope that she’ll be freed.

The “Outlander” series spans the genres of romance, science fiction, history, and adventure in one epic tale. The series, adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s international best-selling books by Ronald D. Moore (“Battlestar Galactica,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Star Trek: The Next Generation”), follows the story of Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe), a married combat nurse from 1945, who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743.

Upon her arrival, she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. But when she is forced to marry Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate relationship is ignited. Now, Claire’s heart is torn between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.

“Outlander” is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Story Mining & Supply Company and Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television.

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