Critic Consensus: The intrigues are high and the dinner parties are perilous in "La Dame Blanche," but Claire and Jamie are finally in step again.
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 La Dame Blanche
Always a feminist no matter what time period she's in, Claire continued to experience the repercussions of her unintentional feud against the Comte Saint German, who is clearly still peeved about his boat.
Director Douglas Mackinnon and writer Toni Graphia delve into the feminine mystique as both a source of power and a cause for alarm to those who are threatened by a woman utilizing her trove of resources.
"La Dame Blanche" is another strong showing for Outlander. Events in Paris are spiraling out of control for Claire and Jamie, but showrunner Ron Moore is showing a deft hand at balancing the various plot twists.
Get on it, Outlander. You have too much going for you (not the least of which: Claire's ever-increasingly fabulous wardrobe) to drop the ball on underdeveloped characterization.
Jamie and Claire have set themselves as the sole guardians of a narrow space and, as the episode comes to a conclusion, the power of their prescience seems insufficient against the pull of destiny.
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