Episode 3 – The False Bride

The False Bride

Episode 403 - 00001

Date: November 18, 2018  8pm EST
Written by Jennifer Yale
Directed by Ben Bolt

Synopsis: Jamie and Claire search for a place to call home; meanwhile, in the 20th century, Brianna and Roger’s romance heats up and then fizzles during a road trip that winds up highlighting their differences.



The Minister’s Cat is a word game where players describe the minister’s cat with adjectives starting at the letter A and continuing alphabetically. There are several variations, including one where players must remember all of the words used from the beginning.

Because of the large influx of single Scottish traders to Cherokee land, many men married Native American women. Thus, many people of Cherokee descent also have Scottish blood. Ludovic Grant, son of the Scottish laird William Grant, has an estimated 3,000 descendants in the Cherokee Nation, including Chief Smith who was invited to open the Highland Games in Scotland in 2010.
North Carolina has held an annual Highland Games at Grandfather Mountain since 1956. It is the largest Highland Games in the world.
In 1970, women made up only 8% of both undergrad and graduate students combined at MIT.
Two stags were created for this scene. Originally, one was for show and one was to be set on fire, but the one for show burned so nicely that the other wasn’t burned at all.
A Ceilidh was originally a local gathering which facilitated courting and marriages for young people. It then developed into a form of entertainment with storytelling and songs. Instruments, music, and dancing were added later.
The day this scene was filmed is also the day the crew held their annual ugly holiday jumper contest.
The clan caller in this scene is played by Outlander producer David Brown. He practiced his American accent for the role.
Bonus Content: This episode of ‘Outlander’ contains bonus videos and behind-the-scenes photos, accessible in the X-Ray Bonus tab in Prime Video.

This scene was filmed in a partial car on stage, and the background was placed in later.


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