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Outlander: Season 2 (2016)

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Critic Consensus: Outlander returns for a second addictive season of mystery and sweeping romance as Claire and Jamie take on Paris.

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Upon arriving in France, Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie (Sam Heughan) quickly realize that in order to stop the Jacobite rebellion led by Prince Charles Stuart (Andrew Gower), they must integrate themselves into the extravagant high society that surrounds him. Jamie's wine-merchant cousin Jared (Robert Cavanah) leaves for a business trip and entrusts Jamie to take over in his absence, providing the perfect cover for him and Claire to investigate and make strategic connections without drawing attention. Changing the course of history proves to be more difficult than they had imagined, putting Claire and Jamie's relationship to the test in ways that most marriages never have to endure. Season 2 of this historical drama also stars Tobias Menzies, Graham McTavish and Duncan Lacroix.

Cast

Caitriona Balfe
as Claire Randall
Sam Heughan
as Jamie Fraser
Tobias Menzies
as Frank Randall/Jonathan "Black Jack" Randall
Graham McTavish
as Dougal MacKenzie
Gary Lewis
as Colum MacKenzie
Duncan Lacroix
as Murtagh Fitzgibbons Fraser
Annette Badland
as Mrs. Fitzgibbons
Stephen Walters
as Angus Mhor
Lotte Verbeek
as Geillis Duncan
Laura Donnelly
as Jenny Fraser Murray
Nell Hudson
as Laoghaire MacKenzie
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All Critics (22) | Top Critics (7)

The Jamie and Claire show moves to Paris - and in a sense, Frank and Jack do as well. A nice change of locale, and tone.

April 8, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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To put it plainly: it is one of the smartest and most proactive shows on television, embracing love and passion and intrigue and refusing to apologize

October 26, 2017 | Full Review…

The stuff that sets Outlander apart from the rest of the pack doesn't come at the expense of Serious Television values like realism and nuance.

August 14, 2017 | Full Review…

Considering what the show has accomplished so far, I'm pretty much committed to this weird, wonderful, time-traveling adventure until the end.

December 31, 2016 | Full Review…

If we've learned anything from Outlander's epic second season it's that history does repeat itself, no matter how hard a certain time travelling nurse tries to stop it.

August 16, 2016 | Full Review…

Outlander is a welcome addition to the sexed-up, faux-historical drama genre that Game Of Thrones still dominates.

July 13, 2016 | Full Review…

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