Outlander - Season 2, Episode 5 - Rotten Tomatoes

Untimely Resurrection



Critic Consensus: Black Jack Randall, heinous villain extraordinaire, is back to liven up the season and tear the Frasers apart.

Episode Info

Jamie and Claire reunite and attempt to extinguish the fires, but Claire undertakes an unexpected change of course and their relationship is put to the test by a past event that comes back to haunt them.


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
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Critic reviews for Untimely Resurrection

Naturally Claire would do everything she could to protect her first husband - even if that means betraying Jamie - but her pleas for Black Jack's life absolutely put another black spot on her current marriage.

May 23, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

At her best - at the story's best - Claire will always say or do something that is both correct and maddeningly self-absorbed or reckless.

June 20, 2018 | Full Review…

At least Outlander continues to address recovery with great care. Mary shares her feelings of shame, and Claire reassures the young woman that being raped was not her fault.

May 22, 2018 | Full Review…

A visual and verbal feast of paradoxes.

October 26, 2017 | Full Review…

In the arcade-claw game that is Jamie Fraser's life, another coveted - and, in this case, annoyingly smug and deserving of death - toy just slipped out of grasp.

May 23, 2016 | Full Review…

Claire has saved Jamie's life and so, as much as she hates it, she must beg for Randall's life in return, at least until after Frank's ancestor is born.

May 23, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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