TV Club: Outlander: “The Search”

Leave it to Outlander to follow one of its most idle episodes with one so full of fun, emotion, and action that every act delivers more and more excitement. “The Search” builds in a way that an episode near the end of a season should,

Jamie never appears in the episode, but he’s at its heart, the sole reason why so many characters put their lives on the line in this action-packed hour. Central to “The Search”—and to Outlander in general—is the idea that love conquers all. Love has convinced both Jamie and Claire to make life-altering decisions. Jamie doesn’t freak out when Claire tells him she’s from the future, because he loves and trusts her, and it’s enough to make him believe in a little bit of magic. Claire’s love for Jamie leads her to make the most life-altering choice she has …

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