In the ninth installment of our ongoing video series, senior editor Rob Licuria and “Outlander” fan Paula Licuria dish the highs and lows of each episode week to week of this chapter of the fantasy romance saga based on “Drums of Autumn,” Diana Gabaldon’s fourth novel in the series of books (watch above). We’ve also hosted recap and analysis videos for the first episode, second episode, third episode, fourth episode, fifth episode, sixth episode, seventh episode and eighth episode.
In “The Birds & The Bees,” the ninth episode of season four of the Starz hit drama “Outlander,” Brianna’s (Sophie Skelton) search for her parents finally comes to an end when she reunites with Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and meets Jamie (Sam Heughan), who are both shocked and overjoyed at her unexpected arrival in Wilmington. The family returns to Fraser’s Ridge, where Jamie tries to bond with his newfound daughter. Meanwhile, Brianna struggles to suppress dark memories of the traumatic event that transpired in Wilmington. But Brianna’s efforts to conceal her pain do not go unnoticed by Claire, who can sense that something is troubling her daughter. The episode was written by Matthew B. Roberts and Toni Graphia and directed by David Moore.
“Well, this was an eventful one!” Rob proclaims in opening up the discussion about the episode. “Finally! We finally get a pay off,” Paula says about the pivotal meeting scene between Jamie and his daughter Brianna.
“That was a stunningly beautiful scene,” Rob agrees. “Sam Heughan, you are one of the best actors on television, and you do not get enough credit,” he declares. “I loved it,” Paula agrees. “He finally gets to see her, she’s within arms reach and he can hug her. It gave me the warm and fuzzies.”
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