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TV Picks: 'Outlander,' 'Legends,' 'Dick Cavett's Watergate'
TV Picks: 'Outlander,' 'Legends,' 'Dick Cavett's Watergate'

“Outlander.” Starz continues its canny courtship of the often underserved female audience with a fine and drop-dead gorgeous adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s eight-book, internationally bestselling series. Describing what it’s about makes it sound silly: A former World War II field nurse recently reunited with her soldier husband wanders into a ring of standing stones on the Scottish Highlands only to be transported to 1743 where she becomes a “guest” of clan MacKenzie. What, a one-period period drama is no longer enough? We have to mash up “Call the Midwife” with “Game of Thrones?” Certainly Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe) has...