The BEST episodes of Outlander

Every episode of Outlander ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Outlander!

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Last Updated: 1/21/2023Network:STARZ
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Dragonfly in Amber
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8.38
2590 votes

#1 - Dragonfly in Amber

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/9/2016

In the present, Claire reveals the truth to her daughter, Brianna; in the 18th century, Jamie does everything he can to save his loved ones as the Battle of Culloden begins.

Directors: Philip John
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Freedom & Whisky
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8.22
2415 votes

#2 - Freedom & Whisky

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/8/2017

Brianna grapples with life-changing revelations and Claire must help her come to terms with the fact that she is her father's daughter. Roger brings news that forces Claire and Brianna to face an impossible choice.

Directors: Brendan Maher
Writer: Toni Graphia
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Man of Worth
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8.16
1300 votes

#3 - Man of Worth

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/27/2019

Jamie, Claire and Young Ian's attempt to rescue Roger from his Mohawk captors goes awry when a ghost from Claire's past lays waste to their plan. Brianna worries Claire, Jamie and Roger might not return.

Writer: Toni Graphia
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Of Lost Things
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8.14
2458 votes

#4 - Of Lost Things

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/1/2017

While serving as groomsman at the aristocratic estate of Helwater, Jamie is reluctantly pulled into the intrigue of a noble British family. In 1968 Scotland, Claire, Brianna and Roger struggle to trace Jamie's whereabouts in history, leaving Claire to wonder if they will ever find him again.

Directors: Brendan Maher
Writer: Toni Graphia
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Devil's Mark
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8.10
2917 votes

#5 - The Devil's Mark

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/18/2015

Claire and Geillis are on trial for witchcraft. Jamie manages to rescue Claire, but not before she discovers a secret about Geillis' past.

Directors: Mike Barker
Writer: Toni Graphia
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Birds & The Bees
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8.09
1287 votes

#6 - The Birds & The Bees

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/30/2018

As Brianna struggles to compartmentalize the trauma she suffered in the wake of the tragedy that befell her in Wilmington, she refocuses on finding her parents.

Directors: David Moore
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Journeycake
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8.09
959 votes

#7 - Journeycake

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/3/2020

Roger and Brianna need to decide if they want to stay or return to the future; Jamie discovers a new power that started from an unrest in the backcountry.

Directors: Jamie Payne
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Providence
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8.08
1261 votes

#8 - Providence

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/20/2019

Brianna confronts a violent figure from her past in an attempt to cope with her trauma. Roger befriends a fellow captive and endeavors to escape the Mohawk Village. Fergus and Marsali plan a dangerous mission.

Directors: Mairzee Almas
Watch Now:iTunes
Never My Love
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8.06
850 votes

#9 - Never My Love

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/10/2020

Claire struggles to survive brutal treatment from her captors, as Jamie gathers a group of loyal men to help him rescue his wife. Roger and Brianna's journey takes a surprising turn.

Directors: Jamie Payne
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Eye of the Storm
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8.04
1893 votes

#10 - Eye of the Storm

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/10/2017

Claire is forced to play a game of cat and mouse with an old adversary as she searches for Young Ian. The Frasers race through the jungles of Jamaica to prevent the unthinkable.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Savages
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8.03
1296 votes

#11 - Savages

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/2/2018

Claire's medical expertise proves invaluable, but she begins to fear for her life when tragedy strikes her patients' household. Jamie and Young Ian travel to a nearby town to recruit settlers for Fraser's Ridge.

Directors: Denise Di Novi
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Ballad of Roger Mac
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8.02
984 votes

#12 - The Ballad of Roger Mac

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/29/2020

The Regulator Rebellion reaches a boiling point, forcing Jamie to face his fear.

Writer: Toni Graphia
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
All Debts Paid
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8.01
2423 votes

#13 - All Debts Paid

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/24/2017

In prison, Jamie discovers that an old foe has become the warden – and now has the power to make his life a living hell. Over the years, Claire and Frank both put their best foot forward to share a harmonious marriage, but an uninvited guest shatters this illusion, bringing their differences to light.

Directors: Brendan Maher
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
I Am Not Alone
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7.99
608 votes

#14 - I Am Not Alone

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/1/2022

Richard Brown and his Committee of Safety arrive to arrest Claire for murder. However, due to the rising political tensions in the colonies, Brown’s plan to find a judge for a trial does not go as expected.

Directors: Jamie Payne
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Faith
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7.97
2560 votes

#15 - Faith

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/21/2016

Doctors at L'Hopital des Anges attempt to save the lives of Claire and her unborn baby; King Louis asks Claire to judge two men accused of engaging in the dark arts.

Directors: Metin Hüseyin
Writer: Toni Graphia
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Mercy Shall Follow Me
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7.97
943 votes

#16 - Mercy Shall Follow Me

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/26/2020

Jamie and Roger implement their plan to eliminate the threat looming over them, but it goes awry.

Directors: Annie Griffin
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A. Malcolm
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7.95
2252 votes

#17 - A. Malcolm

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/22/2017

After decades apart, Jamie and Claire finally reunite and rekindle their emotional and physical bonds. But Jamie's new business dealings jeopardize the couple's hopes for a simple life together.

Directors: Norma Bailey
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Deep Heart's Core
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7.94
1270 votes

#18 - The Deep Heart's Core

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/6/2019

The secrets Jamie and Claire keep from each other as they try to help Brianna process her recent trauma cause a bigger familial rift once they are revealed.

Directors: David Moore
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Prestonpans
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7.94
2283 votes

#19 - Prestonpans

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/11/2016

Jamie uses Claire's knowledge of the future to lead the Jacobite army into battle against the British, while Claire tends to the wounded, a harsh reminder of the cost of war.

Directors: Philip John
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Vengeance is Mine
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7.93
2391 votes

#20 - Vengeance is Mine

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/18/2016

Claire and the Highlanders make their way north after the Jacobite leaders decide to stop their march on London. Jamie is included in the group of riders enlisted for Dougal. Claire also joins them.

Directors: Mike Barker
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Bakra
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7.92
1834 votes

#21 - The Bakra

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/3/2017

The Artemis finally reaches Jamaica bringing Jamie and Claire that much closer to their goal. During a lavish ball on the island, the Frasers encounter old allies, as well as former adversaries who threaten to derail their mission.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Down the Rabbit Hole
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7.91
1329 votes

#22 - Down the Rabbit Hole

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/16/2018

Brianna follows in her mother's footsteps and travels through the stones back in time to 18th century Scotland where she struggles to make her way to the Colonies to find her parents.

Writer: Shannon Goss
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Uncharted
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7.91
1887 votes

#23 - Uncharted

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/26/2017

After making a leap of faith, Claire washes up on a seemingly deserted island where survival is her only option. Navigating treacherous waters has crippled the Artemis, so Jamie devises a joyful moment for his crew in the midst of devastating setbacks.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
First Wife
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7.90
1995 votes

#24 - First Wife

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/5/2017

Claire returns to Lallybroch with Jamie, where she does not receive quite the reception she was expecting. Unbeknownst to her, Jamie has made some choices in their time apart which will come back to haunt them with a vengeance.

Writer: Joy Blake
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Surrender
star
7.89
2355 votes

#25 - Surrender

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/17/2017

Jamie leads a lonely life hidden in a cave until Lallybroch is threatened by redcoats; Claire and Frank struggle to coexist in a marriage haunted by the ghost of Jamie.

Writer: Anne Kenney
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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