The Sassenach Files: An Outlander Podcast

The Sassenach Files: An Outlander Podcast

Just a small town girl living in her own little world. Come join me as I explore the characters, history, locations, and stories of Outlander!

Episodes

February 26, 2024 67 mins

This week on The Sassenach Files, Chelsea is discussing all of the extended, deleted, and additional scenes on the Season Three Outlander Blu-Ray. Come along as she chats about some of her favorite hidden gems and why they are key to a viewers understanding of our favorite moments and character arcs. She also explains why certain editing choices were made and gives her opinion on whether those choices were of benefit or detriment t...

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Welcome back to another episode of The Sassenach Files. This week on the podcast, Chelsea reviews the extended cut of the season 2 standout “Faith”. Come join her as she chats about the stella performances of series favorites like Frances de la Tour, Stanley Weber, and Roman Berrux. She also discusses the scenes that were trimmed or completely cut from the TV version of the episode and breaks down how these decisions by the produce...

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February 5, 2024 50 mins

Chelsea dives into some of the extras from the Season Two Blu-Ray / DVD to uncover what we missed with all the deleted, extended, and extra scenes that never saw the light of day. Join her as she chats about great moments left on the cutting room floor and the impact those choices had on the trajectory of the season's story. She also discusses background information and character motivations that were left to the viewers imaginatio...

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Welcome back for Part II of Droughtlander Book Club on The Diamond Brooch by Katherine Lowry Logan. In this episode, Chelsea discusses the tension in Kevin and JL’s characters and how their recent hardships have impacted their relationship. The road to their 100% earned Happily Ever After is a bumpy one and she breaks down the ins and outs. She also chats about the main theme of this book: The Journey to Enlightenment. This is a to...

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Chelsea presents Part I of Droughtlander Book Club for The Diamond Brooch, the seventh installment of The Celtic Brooch series by Katherine Lowry Logan. Join her as she chats about the protagonists of Amy Spalding and Jack Mallory, breaking down what makes them tick and what makes their story unique from other brooch couples. Chelsea also discusses the main players in Amy’s jaunt through 1909 New York City, and how earlier books in...

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October 29, 2023 59 mins

Welcome back for another episode of The Sassenach Files podcast. This week Chelsea is discussing the midseason finale of Outlander’s seventh season, “Turning Points”. Come along as she chats about Buck’s pivotal decision to travel back through time with Roger, Ian and Rachel’s palpable chemistry, and the use of the wind throughout the episode to communicate the turbulent emotions of the characters. She also talks about Jamie finall...

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October 22, 2023 62 mins

This week on another episode of The Sassenach Files, Chelsea is talking all things 707: “A Practical Guide for Time Travelers”. So grab a wee dram, and pull up a chair as she discusses the humor Margot Ye weaved into the script as well as the character oriented direction from Joss Agnew. She also chats about Buck’s rehabilitation as a character, the necessity of William losing Sandy, and Rob Cameron’s resemblance to a bad head cold...

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October 15, 2023 59 mins

This week on The Sassenach Files, Chelsea is chatting about 706: “Where The Waters Meet”. Join her as she discusses Roger’s path toward finding himself in the 20th century, the difficulty of Claire’s role as a medical professional, and her thoughts on the episode title. She also chats about Charles Vandervaart’s creative choices and how they create a subtle link between Jamie and William. A couple of adaptational choices, one glari...

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October 8, 2023 59 mins

Welcome back to another episode of The Sassenach Files! This week Chelsea is breaking down episode 705 of Outlander: “Singapore”. Come along for the ride as she discusses Jamie and Claire’s oddly familiar Fort Ticonderoga journey as well as Ian’s discovery that he has a son! She also discusses the practical location of the dam and how it made her eyes dance with cinematic beauty. But wait, there’s more, because William also had a c...

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This week on The Sassenach Files podcast, Chelsea is doing a deep dive into The Three Brooches by Katherine Lowry Logan. Come join her as she discusses character emotions, plot devices, writing techniques and much more!

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September 10, 2023 48 mins

The week on The Sassenach Files, Chelsea is breaking down episode 704 of Outlander: “A Most Uncomfortable Woman”. Come join her as she chats about Roger’s struggle with his spirituality, Bree’s inclination to take the bull by the horns, and William’s journey to self-discovery. She also discusses the lighter side of Jamie and Claire’s relationship and the kiss that sent shockwaves through the Outlander universe.

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September 3, 2023 56 mins

This week on The Sassenach Files, Chelsea is discussing Outlander episode 703: “Death Be Not Proud”. Come join her as she discusses why this episode felt like a premiere, which retrofits stuck out like sore thumbs, and how special effects were used to make the house fire just as epic as it was tragic. She also chats about her favorite content choices and musical creations for the episode along with a few scenes she thought were act...

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August 27, 2023 67 mins

The week on The Sassenach Files, Chelsea is chatting about her favorite episode of Season Seven, Part A, 702: “The Happiest Place on Earth”. Come join her as she discusses closure for the Christie story, the importance of Bree meeting William, and how the MacKenzie’s decision to return to the twentieth century sheds light on Claire’s ether dependency plot line in season six. She also breaks down Lord John’s thoughts on William join...

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August 20, 2023 63 mins

This week on the Sassenach Files podcast, Chelsea is breaking down the season seven premier of Outlander: “A Life Well Lost”. Come join her as she chats about the new found strength of Roger and Bree’s marriage, the tragedy that is Tom Christie, and Jamie’s worst nightmare – failing Claire. She also discusses some of her favorite creative choices of the episode concerning lighting and camera angles as well as a few adaptive choices...

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This week on The Sassenach Files podcast, I’m diving deep into the newly released season seven Official Trailer. Join me as I chat about the color palette, the music, and of course the content. Show watchers be warned THIS IS A SPOILER ZONE. I air my thoughts on what we are seeing in the trailer based on what I have read in the books, so there are A LOT of spoilers. I was so happy to see our favorite characters back in action and w...

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April 24, 2023 38 mins

This week on The Sassenach Files podcast, I’m breaking down the season one finale of Men in Kilts: “The Battle of Culloden”. Come along as I chat about the lead up to that fateful day and the two men who commanded the field. I also discuss the weaponry and tactics used during the battle, the family-oriented nature of the Jacobite Army, and how the rising of 1745 forever changed the face of Scotland and it’s people. The Battle of Cu...

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April 16, 2023 36 mins

This week on The Sassenach Files podcast, I’m chatting about episode 107 of Men in Kilts: “Clans and Tartans”. Join me as I discuss some of the most infamous feuds during Scotland’s Clan Wars from 1300-1600: the MacDonalds versus the McLeods, and the MacGregors versus the McLarens. I also break down the making of tartan, waulking wool, and where those brilliant colored plaids we’ve come to know and love first originated.

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April 9, 2023 40 mins

This week on The Sassenach Files I’m diving into the episode 106 of Men in Kilts: “Scotland by Land, Air, and Sea”. Come along with me as I explore the Highlands and Islands with Sam and Graham I will share some of my own stories and recommendations of places they visited including the Quiraing, the Fairy Pools, and Loch Ness, as well as some places you may not know about including the Isle of Iona and The Kelpies. I felt this epis...

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April 2, 2023 35 mins

Welcome back to another episode of The Sassenach Files where I am discussing episode 105 of Men in Kilts: “Tradition”. Come along for the ride as I discuss some of the basic elements of life in Scotland such as basket weaving, the Gaelic language, and being eaten alive by midges. As always, I take a couple of detours on my road trip with Sam and Graham, so you’ll also hear me chat about the technicalities of training sheep dogs and...

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March 23, 2023 60 mins

Welcome back Obsassenachs! This week on The Sassenach Files I am releasing the audio from my LIVE breakdown of the Season Seven Opening Credits from February. I chat about the visuals and music of this iconic piece of Outlander along with the frames and snippets of film we see throughout the wonderful rendition of The Skye Boat Song by Sinead O’Connor. Join me as I talk about the color and lighting choices, the roles of some of the...

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