Outlander: Season 4 (2018 - 2019)


Season 4

Critics Consensus

Outlander's epic romance settles into a violent fourth season, planting its flag on the American frontier while treading on darker themes.



Critic Ratings: 10


Audience Score

User Ratings: 399
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Air date: Nov 4, 2018
Air date: Nov 11, 2018
Air date: Nov 18, 2018
Air date: Nov 25, 2018
Air date: Dec 2, 2018
Air date: Dec 9, 2018
Air date: Dec 16, 2018
Air date: Dec 23, 2018
Air date: Dec 30, 2018
Air date: Jan 6, 2019
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Season Four of "Outlander" continues the story of time-traveling 20th century doctor Claire Fraser and her 18th century Highlander husband Jamie Fraser as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America. We find the Frasers in North Carolina, in a place called Fraser's Ridge at yet another turning point in history -- the cusp of the American Revolution. As Claire and Jamie build their life together in the rough and dangerous backcountry of North Carolina, they must negotiate a tenuous loyalty to the current British ruling class, despite Claire's knowledge of the bloody rebellion to come. Along the way, the Frasers cross paths with notorious pirate and smuggler Stephen Bonnet in a fateful meeting that will come back to haunt the Fraser family. Meanwhile, in the 20th century, things heat up between Claire and Jamie's daughter, Brianna Randall and Roger Wakefield, the historian who helped search for Jamie in the past. But as they grow closer, the young couple realize they have very different ideas about the future of their relationship. However, when Roger and Brianna search for proof that Brianna's parents reunited in the 18th century, a shocking discovery makes them both consider following in Claire's footsteps.


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
Lotte Verbeek
as Geillis Duncan
David Berry
as Lord John William Grey
Wil Johnson
as Joe Abernathy
John Bell
as Young Ian Murray
Hannah James
as Geneva Dunsany
Tanya Reynolds
as Isobel Dunsany
Ed Speleers
as Stephen Bonnet
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Critic Reviews for Outlander Season 4

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

There's plenty about this season that's neither too hot, nor too cold, but just right. First and foremost among these strengths: a cast that grows stronger by the year, anchored by a thoughtful, often thrilling performance from Caitriona Balfe.

Nov 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Confusing? Totally, but for a show about time travel it is entirely in keeping that it should be all over the shop.

Jul 15, 2019 | Full Review…

[It] serves as a tipping point for the season and a good one at that. It's never great to see family fight but when the fight is this entertaining one can't help but grab some popcorn and hope the rest of Season 4 finishes with the same enthusiasm.

Jan 8, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Once Outlander Season 4 gets going, the remarkably still smoldering chemistry between the stealthily adept Balfe and Heughan is unveiled as stronger than ever on this side of the Atlantic - as does their talents together and individually.

Dec 17, 2018 | Full Review…

I am certainly enjoying Season 4. The pace of Season 4 has simply resulted in less emotional depth for me, as I haven't had time to form attachments to characters and therefore don't feel thrilled or devastated or conflicted when things happen to them.

Nov 5, 2018 | Full Review…

Even if it was a bumpy beginning, Season 4 of Outlander still has us eager for more of this adventurous family's time-bending story.

Nov 12, 2018 | Rating: 78/100 | Full Review…

Their new surroundings also help refresh the action, even if some of the dialogue is still a little too ripe.

Nov 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Outlander brings its Scottish charm to the New World.

Nov 6, 2018 | Full Review…

There are spectral moments, as hauntings happen and wraiths appear; a reminder of the story's eerie origin. But out of the darkness always comes this glowing love story that has its own exquisite rhyme and reason.

Nov 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Outlander is still highly Outlander-y, which will be heartening for its many fans to hear. But it's also not without moments that drag and some choppy narrative transitions.

Oct 31, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Outlander: Season 4

  • 21h ago
    Instantly addicting. The story is fantastic but the characters are what bring you back.
  • Aug 10, 2019
    the France part was ridiculous, 3d season was boring, and this one has finally been much closer to the good old Scottish times, just set in the interesting to learn "New World" to us. I dinnae ken why the reviews are lower for this season! ps: prob bcs it loooks less like a porn now
  • Jun 28, 2019
    Really solid season with the show starting to take on darker tones than previous seasons. New characters are introduced and side characters begin to take on larger roles. A really solid seasons.
  • Jun 19, 2019
    Loved the first 3 seasons but this one kinda of sucked, got bored watching. The story line has become ridiculous. Need to get back to Scotland and some decent storylines
  • Jun 03, 2019
    Great but it would be better If they returned to scotlland
  • Mar 27, 2019
    Still a good story, but the heart-wrenching passion wasn't there this season.
  • Mar 24, 2019
    Beautiful, horrific, romantic, exciting, fascinating, and addicting.
  • Mar 18, 2019
    Hands down can watch this show over and over
  • Mar 11, 2019
    A good show, I would recommend seeing, good story line and good acting as well. A lot that you see in this TV show is historically accurate for the time time period even though it is a fictional show. As a Frazier from Clan Fraser is I like this show. On a side note there was a James Fraser in the time period (1700's) that this show is in and he died at the Battle of Culloden.
  • Mar 01, 2019
    Ok. It�Â?Â?s as good as the previous seasons although I hate the change to the theme song in which they add some American style hillbilly sounding banjo instead of the bagpipes from previous seasons. Also they keep doubling down on the constant rapes. If you watch the series from season 1 youâ??d come to the conclusion that everyone in the 18th century was a rapist. Every single major female character has been raped plus the lead male was also raped in a previous season. In addition if you recall when the two love stricken main characters meet they are married pretty much against their wills and then the male character proceeds to beat his wife which somehow leads to her falling in love with him. They then have a 20 year time jump in which their daughter grows up but they don�Â?Â?t age at all. They announced next season will be the last and I�Â?Â?m kind of glad.

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