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Here’s a new pic of Caitriona Balfe on the set of episode 4×09 of Outlander “The Birds and the Bees”.
“I know that people want Brianna and her father to have this wonderful reunion, but it’s very different,” Skelton explained to TV Guide. “They’re strangers. With Jamie and Claire, they’re going to fall into each other’s arms and pick up where they left off. Jamie and Brianna are strangers. They’ve never met each other before.”
There’s also a dark cloud hanging over Brianna’s head as she comes face to face with her father for the first time. The interaction comes just hours after Roger (Richard Rankin) fled following their newlywed fight and Brianna was raped by Stephen Bonnet (Ed Speleers). In the wake of the horrifying incident, Jamie was not actually the person Brianna was hoping to find.
“It’s a bittersweet reunion in that Brianna has just gone through a lot of trauma,” Skelton said. “Actually, in that moment I think Brianna needs Claire. Seeing Jamie in that moment is just the next step to getting to Claire.”
Brianna was shortly reunited with her mother as well, but even Claire as a buffer couldn’t ease all of the awkwardness between Brianna and Jamie. However, it became obvious over the course of the episode that there is no doubt that Brianna carries her father’s hot blood.
“She’s a Fraser,” Heughan teased to TV Guide. “She has a lot of the characteristics of her father, which is stubborn and can fly off the handle.”
“You always want to do something a little different in the TV show to give the fans who know the books and love the books something unexpected sometimes,” executive producer Maril Davis tells Variety. “But this scene, in particular, was something we wanted to keep in the realm of that book scene because we were all excited to see it come to life.”
And a great part of bringing it to life in a beautiful and satisfying way, Davis says, was the work of series stars Heughan and Skelton.
“The emotions that show on their faces, it’s obviously a very difficult scene [for the actors],” she says. “There are so many things that would be running through your mind.”
Davis points out that the “shock, elation, heartbreak — the heartbreak of not being able to see this beautiful woman turn into this beautiful woman” that plays out on Heughan’s face is “just amazing” in the scene. Similarly, Davis was impressed to see Skelton portray the “expectation of hearing about this man and finally meeting him in the flesh.”