Outlander Season 6 finale recap: Jamie and Claire go on the worst road trip ever

Outlander Season 6 -- Courtesy of Robert Wilson/STARZ
Outlander Season 6 -- Courtesy of Robert Wilson/STARZ /
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Outlander Season 6 — Courtesy of Robert Wilson/STARZ /

Brianna and Roger’s road trip is very different

While all that goes on in the Outlander Season 6 finale, we have snippets of Bree and Roger’s road trip to Edenton. This is going a lot easier and has many more happy moments. We even get a night of them being intimate in the tent, along with some of the more realistic elements of baby bumps and small spaces being a problem.

During the trip, there are a few important conversations. As Bree talks about the battles and events that have already happened, the two need to discuss when they tell Jemmy about his ability to time travel. They don’t want to say anything too soon because he needs to understand the severity of talking about it.

Bree and Roger think about the lies they were told, or the secrets kept from them. There wasn’t much that the Reverend could have done differently for Roger. Wakefield had no idea about the ability to time travel, and he never pretended to be Roger’s dad.

What about Bree? She does wish that her parents told her sooner about who she was and what she could do. However, she also understands the promise that Claire made to Frank, and she doesn’t resent Claire for keeping that promise. She’s no longer angry about the secret being kept for too long. It wasn’t a bad thing for Bree to believe that Frank was her father.

During another stop, Bree realizes that Jemmy has lice. That means cutting his hair. When she does that, she sees a small mark on his head. Roger notes that it’s nothing serious. He had one, and his doctor shared that it’s benign. It’s also hereditary.

Yes, hereditary. Roger says it so matter-of-factly that he’s not considered what it means. Bree does, and then slowly Roger realizes the weight of the words. Jemmy is his biological son. And with that, Roger exclaims that he has lice too and needs his hair cutting short. Bree doesn’t argue.

“Like father, like son,” Roger comments about the lice, and it’s the happiest moment of the entire episode.