Featured Favorites

Featured Favorites highlights past posts that are worth revisiting. In honor of new Season 6, the Featured Favorites highlight is Episode Discussions – all of our discussions are posted below the Seasons 6 & 7 section, in chronological order, newest to oldest. Enjoy!

Seasons 6 & 7 

As I publish posts about updates on Seasons 6 and 7, they will go here.




Inside Episode 601

Here is the “Inside Episode 601” package that the show delivers for each episode. Be sure to catch our Episode Discussion of 601, HERE. We will discuss Episode 602 on Tuesday evening!    For my posts about Seasons 6 & 7 as well as all of our Episode Discussions in chronological order from newest to […]



London Season 6 Premiere, the Music!!

For those of you who may not know, the folks who attended the London Season 6 premiere were treated to a live concert of Bear McCreary’s Outlander music performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Philharmonia Chorus Choir!!!  (I think this would’ve been almost my favorite part). I asked Hugh Ross, who plays Mr. Bug, […]



OutlanderBTS What’s New – S6 Cast Videos, S7, Cast News, Predictions, Bees, etc.

Photo: Starz, Outlander, Season 6, it’s coming!  This article contains SPOILERS for A Breath of Snow and Ashes and possibly for Season 6! Do ye be warned! Starz has treated us with lots of wee videos over the last month, leading up to the Season 6 premiere, in just under ONE MONTH!! Can you believe […]


Season 6 Official Trailer – Wowza!

Here it is, and with Diana’s words in mind…  “Season 6 is my new favorite, after Season 1.”  “The first episode is absolutely spectacular. It’s wonderful… They’re all good. As a matter of fact, this is the first season where I have not had a single episode that I found less likable. They always do […]



Welcome 2022 & What’s New: Seasons 6, 7 & 8, Book 10 & More

Photo: Starz Here’s wishing everyone a very Happy New Year! I want to take this opportunity to let 2022 know that it will be a fantastic year, full of healing, promise, and thriving! All the best to you… Caitriona bids farewell to 2021 – work /life balancing atop a pack of diapers… 😊 Goodbye 2021 […]



Happy Thanksgiving! A Closer Look at S6 Opening Credits Released Today

Photo: Jamie and Claire, Season 6, Starz Happy Thanksgiving all. We have much to be thankful for in the Outlander world, a new book, and Season 6 coming…. Today Starz released the opening credits for Season 6. There are several interesting things to note… the song starts out with “a lad that is gone” vs […]




Wizard World Chicago, 2021, Sam & Duncan Panel

Thanks to wonderful Karmen, here are the videos of yesterday’s panel, Parts 1 and 2, enjoy!   Go here for our OutlanderBTS Lasses Panel from WW Chicago.   Happy Sunday! xo Subscribe to receive an email each time I post a new piece: Subscribe Become an Outlanderbts.com Patron: Patron Subscribe to my Youtube Channel: Outlander BTS Join my […]


Outlander Panel from Today’s NYCC 2021

Cover photo credit: Far Far Away Site Here it is in case you missed the live stream – today’s Outlander panel from NYCC 2021. Enjoy…   Again, here’s the teaser trailer that was shown to the live audience today…   And from Matt, the art for the Season 6 –  And, some of my favorite […]


Season 6 Filming Wraps, Overcoming Unprecedented Challenges

Cover photo: A glimpse of what filming looked like this season – cold, wet, and masked. Starz Season 6 teaser – the Frasers meet the Christies Woo hoo! The amazing leadership, cast, staff, and crew of our beloved Outlander have finished filming Season 6, amid unprecedented challenges. Literally, on the first day of filming, Scotland […]


How Will Season 6 End?

SPOILERS!! Based on yesterday’s news, that Season 6 will be eight episodes, and Season 7 will be 16, where do you think Season 6 will end? I’ve been asked if it will end with a cliffhanger, and my answer is a resounding Yes!!  Most assuredly – the question is – which cliff???  Some episode titles […]



My Convo with The Dipp on Season 6 & 7 Storylines, Casting, LJG Spin Off, & More

The Dipp invited me for a chat on 5/12, and we had a good old time. Here it is in case you missed it. Thanks to Caitlin and everyone who came for a fun evening!  Be sure and check out my latest interview, with Jack Holden (who played Lord John Grey’s love, Hector Dalrymple, in […]




Meet Malva Christie!! Jessica Reynolds

Starz just released this – hot off the press. Meet Irish actress, Jessica Reynolds who is playing Malva!  “Jessica is a 2019 graduate of LIPA (Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts) – founded by Paul McCartney. At the age of 17, Jessica landed the regular role of Gwen in MORGANA in a Television Pilot for Disney […]


Meet Tom Christie! Mark Lewis Jones

You’ll likely recognize Season 6 Tom Christie from The Crown – he played Edward Millward (‘Tedi’), the Welsh Nationalist and Aberystwyth University language professor, who tutors Prince Charles and takes him under his wing, developing a compassion for his station and teaching him to deliver his speech to the people in Welsh.  “His other roles […]


Alexander Vlahos is Our Season 6 Allan Christie!

Cover photo: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images We welcomed him aboard a while back, but now we have confirmation! Another Welshman, (that’s 3 now – Kyle Rees, Mark Lewis Jones, and now Alex), Alexander Vlahos is playing Allan Christie! You’ll maybe know him from his role as Philippe, Duke of Orléans, in the television series Versailles. Alex Vlahos […]



OutlanderBTS What’s New: S6 Filming, More On Bees, Sam & Cait Projects

Cover photo: Cait, hosting her delightful book club Season 6 filming continues. As usual, and, especially during Covid-19 I’m assuming, we don’t see much BTS. There are some little bits and bobs from cast and crew on social media, and in interviews.  During lockdown, and Droughtlander, Caitriona has been hosting a lovely book club, with […]


More On Season 6 Filming, Courtesy of Elle Mag

Photo: Sam and Cait filming the new season of Outlander! by Robert Wilson for Elle Magazine Here it is: the official announcement about Season 6 production from Starz, Now *this* is wonderful news. We're officially in production on #Outlander Season 6! pic.twitter.com/piwiX24KUc — Outlander (@Outlander_STARZ) February 9, 2021 via a nice piece from Elle Magazine, […]



Alexander Vlahos Heads to Scotland

Photo: Alexander Vlahos, WhatsonStage.com   Eagle eyed Outlander fans spotted reports on social media by Alex Vlahos, best known for playing Philippe, Duke of Orléans, in the television series Versailles, that he recently traveled to Glasgow for a new “top secret” role. Richard Rankin responded with an invitation for tea, and minds started spinning. Could […]


Season 6 Filming Starts, Amid Covid-19 Concerns

Cover photo: BTS Season 5, by Caitriona   ****Update – Nicola Sturgeon has just announced a new nationwide lockdown law for Scotland today (Jan 4), starting tomorrow (Jan 5), based on rising numbers of coronavirus. Source: itv. On the Scot.gov site (published today, Jan 4), it says that “Film and TV production can continue to […]


Happy Holidays and Malva Will Be in Season 6!

Photo: S5 ending, where we left off. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Feliz Caga Tió, Furaha ya Kwanzaa, Happy Boxing Day, First footing, Ōmisoka, or whatever you happen to celebrate! We got an exciting update from Starz yesterday – from Sam, Cait, Sophie, and Richard about filming starting for Season 6, and some little tidbits. Sam […]


OutlanderBTS Episode Discussions

In the spotlight for now, as we kick off Season 6 are all of our episode discussions from past seasons, in chronological order, from newest to oldest. Enjoy!

Episode 512, Never My Love

Episode 511, Journeycake

Episode 510, Mercy Shall Follow Me

Episode 509, Monsters and Heroes

OutlanderBTS The Discussion, Episode 509 – Monsters and Heroes

Cover Photo: Claire and Jamie, Monsters and Heroes, Starz Please enjoy our discussion of Ep 509, written by Shaina Fewell, and directed by Annie Griffin! xo Below are some runners up for cover photos… For our Season 5 Episode discussions, catch up here: Episode Discussions. We are lacking #BTS508 and #BTS501, still to come over the […]

Episode 508, Famous Last Words

Episode 507, The Ballad of Roger Mac

Episode 506,Better to Marry Than Burn

Episode 505, Perpetual Adoration

Episode 504, The Company We Keep

OutlanderBTS The Discussion, Episode 504 – The Company We Keep

Claire and Jamie in the Moonlight Walk scene, Ep 504, Starz Here it is…. Life dictated that we were a small group this week, but the others are always with us in our minds and hearts. Please enjoy… To catch up on our Episode Discussions you may have missed, go to Episode Discussions.  Let us know what you thought […]

Episode 503, Free Will

Episode 502, Between Two Fires

Episode 501, The Fiery Cross

Episode 413, Man of Worth

Episode 412, Providence

OutlanderBTS Episode 412, The Discussion – Providence

Photo: Starz, Braeden Clarke breaks our hearts as Kaheroton in Episode 412. I dedicate this OutlanderBTS Episode Discussion to Antoinette, (whom we were so happy to have back), for her courage, intelligence, authenticity, compassion, and general  badassery.  Let’s drink to Antoinette! ?. We’re back! Discussing compelling Episode 412. What did you think of it? We […]

Episode 411, If Not for Hope

Episode 409, The Birds and the Bees

OutlanderBTS Episode 409, The Discussion – The Birds and the Bees

OK folks, in time for a Thursday night cocktail. Enjoy….     For more Episode Discussions like this one, go to Episode Discussions.  If you’re looking for more Outlander during Droughtlander (aside from anticipating Bees, re-reading Diana’s other 8 books, and re-watching the show), visit my Interviews page, and Reader Favorites page. Subscribe to receive an email each time I […]

Episode 408, Wilmington

Episode 407, Down the Rabbit Hole

OutlanderBTS Episode 407, The Discussion – Down the Rabbit Hole

Photo: Brianna Randall and Laoghaire, in Dr Jekyll mode, Starz, Episode 407 Boy oh boy, there are a lot of mixed feelings about this episode! I’ve seen comments that run the gamut, from “Best episode of the season!!!”  to “What the @#$%&!????” The lasses and I got together again, to discuss it… For more Episode Discussions […]

Episode 406, Blood of My Blood

OutlanderBTS Episode 406, The Discussion – Blood of My Blood

OK ladies and gents, it’s Friday evening, you’ve worked hard all week, time to grab a cocktail and join me… I invite you into this warm, wonderful, and often hilarious discussion of Episode 406, with the same crew from last time (Episode 402, The Discussion) : Antoinette Simmons, Karmen Schmidt (Outlander Anatomy), Catherine Toomer (Blacklanderz), […]

Episode 402, Do No Harm

OutlanderBTS Episode 402, The Discussion – Do No Harm

Photo: Starz, Claire, Jamie and Jocasta, Ep 402 After seeing and digesting 402, I decided to do something a little different to cover it this week. After some thought and coordination, it worked out that Friday, I spent a lovely evening with three fascinating women: Karmen Schmidt, whom most of you know as Outlander Anatomy, […]

 

3 Most Popular Posts of All Time

These are my most popular posts of all time. This first one, in a category all its own, is a spoof interview between Josh Horowitz and “Jamie and Claire” which is hilarious. Enjoy!

In 2nd place, is my interview with Graham McTavish about Clanlands…

Graham Talks Clanlands & Publication Date

Big news this morning from Sam and Graham – their book, Clanlands will be published on November 3rd, 2020, and is now available for preorder in the US. And, Diana, Herself, is writing the forward! She says: ‘I’m so pleased to announce that Sam and Graham have invited me to write the foreword for their Clanlands book! […]

And, the 3rd most popular post of all time, also in a category all its own: Sam and Cait’s original chemistry test, the scene from Ep 109, The Reckoning…

If, by chance, you’re looking for Reader Favorites (which is no longer being updated), go HERE. xo