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How to Watch 'Outlander' Seasons 1 & 2 to Ease 'Droughtlander' Symptoms

Since Season 4 concluded in January, Outlander fans have begun feeling the acute symptoms of what has been coined "Droughtlander." While Starz has not yet confirmed an air dates for the upcoming fifth season of the beloved drama series, fans can enjoy an Outlander refresher when the show comes to Netflix next month. 

Netflix confirmed via Twitter Monday that Seasons 1 and 2 will be available on the streaming service starting May 27. If Season 1 or 2 isn't enough to satisfy "Droughtlander" symptoms, Season 3 and 4 are available through Starz's website and Amazon Prime Video. 

As for Season 5, the show's official Instagram account shared the first sneak peek last week. Outlander's leading lady Caitriona Balfe also confirmed the start of production on April 5, posting a selfie with episode 1's script. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Frasers of the Ridge are here! Here’s your first peek at Season 5. #Outlander #STARZ

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Previously, executive producer Maril Davis revealed the writers were working on Season 5 during New York Comic Con in October 2018: "We're already back in the writers' room. The writers are actually working not as we speak, hopefully, they're on the weekend. But we are already working on Season 5." 

Season 4 concluded January 28 with a reunion and cliffhanger all in one. Toward the conclusion of the finale episode, Brianna returns to the house and looks out the window to see a lone man. In a whirlwind reunion, Brianna runs across the path to hug and kiss Roger. All seems to be right in the world, but audiences are then delivered with the cliffhanger. Redcoats arrive with a letter to Jamie.

“He orders me to muster and lead a militia to fight the regulators,” Jamie says, brow furrowed as he reads. “My first mission is to hunt down and kill the fugitive: Murtagh Fitzgibbons.”

Before the Season 4 finale even aired, Outlander was already renewed for two more seasons and will continue to be based on Diana Gabaldon’s book series. 

“Fans can rest assured their beloved Claire and Jamie will be back facing new challenges, adversaries and adventures in seasons five and six as we delve into American history and continue the story of the Frasers as they settle in the New World,” Starz president and CEO Chris Albrecht said in a statement in May 2018.

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