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We've discovered a bizarre link between Outlander and Sex and the City.

Friends, get ready for some incredible crossover television news. One of the greatest inceptions of all time has been sitting right in front of us all for several years now, and we’ve only just discovered it.

You ready? You good for this? Got your popcorn?

Okay, good.

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Ya ready? Source: Giphy.

Charlotte York - the prim, preppy, perfectionist uptown New Yorker of Sex and the City fame - is not actually Charlotte York at all. She's actually Outlander badass, Claire Fraser.

I know. It's a lot to take in. If you need to take a minute, I completely understand.

The evidence of this incredible silver screen crossover, in case you missed it (no hard feelings, we did too) comes in episode 12 of Sex and the City's third season, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell".

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Claire Fraser, IS THAT YOU? Source: Youtube.

After a brief period of dating, an "alrighty then" engagement in front of Tiffany & Co, and a failed attempt at consummating the relationship, Charlotte York begins her wedding day.

The church doors open, Trey MacDougal turns to see his bride and the popular 1800s Scottish folk song 'The Skye Boat Song' (AKA Outlander's theme song!) plays.

Now, if you, like me, are a lover of Outlander, there's a good chance you'll be familiar with its theme song, and the fact that Claire Fraser loves herself both a) a bit of time travel, and b) Scottish men.

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Claire is about two things: hot babes and time travel. Source: Netflix.

And if you've been spending countless hours hypothesising where the Standing Stones took Claire after her time with Jamie, the answer is now clear: the Upper East Side, people!

Sadly, the love of Charlotte (*cough* Claire, *cough*) and Trey didn't last.

And as another Mamamia staffer also pointed out, 'The Skye Boat Song' later pops up on another female-led drama involving a woman of Scottish heritage also named Claire - McLeod's Daughters

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Could it really be true? Source: Giphy.

So, did Claire Fraser head to rural South Australia and run a sheep and cattle station with her half-sister after busting out of a sexless marriage to a prestigious New York doctor? Well, if the 'The Skye Boat Song' and names beginning with 'C' are anything to go by, yes, she quite possibly did.

Because like Leo and Kate, Claire's love will go on.

And on.

Annnnnnnnnnd onnnnnnnnnn.

Listen: The Binge talk Outlander and its many virtues. 

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