Critic Consensus: "By the Pricking of My Thumbs" moves through a lot of plot, but also introduces two very intriguing new characters.
as Claire Randall
as Jamie Fraser
as Frank Randall/Jonathan "Black Jack" Randall
as Dougal MacKenzie
as Colum MacKenzie
as Murtagh Fitzgibbons Fraser
as Mrs. Fitzgibbons
as Angus Mhor
as Geillis Duncan
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Critic reviews for By the Pricking of My Thumbs
Anyway, we'd call this one of the more fun of the show's episodes so far, packing in a ton of story and further defining Claire's form of heroism while giving the wonderful Lotte Verbeek a lot of space to really let Geillis shine. More, please.
Tonight's Outlander covered a lot of ground but in did so in a jarring fashion.
After last week's divisive episode, Outlander gets back onto solid ground by opening a huge can of subplots.
Phew! An action-packed episode to be sure, with the added bonus of not one but two guest actors (Sessions and Callow) chewing up the scenery with relish.
It was a stuffed episode, to be sure, but one that managed to keep the momentum going after last week's action-packed return.
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