Outlander Golden Globes, World’s Luckiest Fans & The Eternal Hunkiness of Bobby Sherman

Outlander is my first Fandom experience unless you count me and the Stachakunas twins passing notes in Mr. Lombardi’s Social Studies class about who was cuter Bobby Sherman or his ‘brothers’ on ‘Here Come The Brides’ which I don’t. That being said, I’m 100% sure that Outlander fans have lucked out with the Team that brings us our show.

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Correct me if I’m wrong (please don’t), but after last night’s Love Fest known world-wide as the Golden Globe’s, I can’t imagine another fandom where the Show Runner, Executive Producer, Costume Designer, Writer and Stars are ALL non-stop tweeting photographs and updates of the evening and sending best wishes to the Fans from start to finish.  From the limo ride, Red Carpet, dinner plates and after parties, they included us every step of the way.  They have from the very beginning and that makes us the luckiest fans in the world.

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After the show, I tweeted to Caitriona Balfe that I couldn’t have been more proud if she was my own daughter, yes I’m old enough to be her mother, if I was mildly slutty 😉 and I meant it too.  I realize I open myself up to ridicule with tweets like that, but I dinna give a flip…I’m an older woman, so sue me!  (But really, prior to now, I’ve only ever been this excited watching my daughter bring down the house with her dance solos or my son hitting home runs and making the All Star Team.)  Cait is such a class act and with her style and sweetness brings so much positive attention to our show.

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Sam Heughan’s enthusiastic hunkiness brings so much happiness to the Outlander fanmily.   My Twitter page was blowing up with love, best wishes and happiness directed towards the Outlander cast and team, so, I know I’m not alone in my excitement for all of them.  I wish there was some way we could’ve had one GIANT WATCH PARTY but their including us all on Twitter was the next best thing.

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So thank you to Ron Moore (sharing the experience like a ‘Boss’!), Maril Davis (sharing and looking like a movie star herself), Terry Dresbach (tweeting from the middle of the night in Scotland), Diana Gabaldon (being her usual wonderful self) and Sam & Cait waving, smiling and being the wonderful class acts that they always are. We are very, very lucky fans.

And one more thing…in my heart of hearts, I will always believe Bobby Sherman was cuter than David Soul and nobody, I mean not even the trampy Stachakunas twins will ever change my mind!


  • Marcy
    Posted January 11, 2016 8:26 pm 0Likes

    Nicely put!

  • Beverly H
    Posted January 11, 2016 9:40 pm 0Likes

    Oh my. You are correct. Bobby Sherman was cuter. But Outlander, I believe, will last longer than Here Comes the Brides.Lol. I loved your post.

    • Melissa B
      Posted January 12, 2016 5:59 am 0Likes

      Thanks Beverly! I sure hope it lasts longer…didn’t Bobby’s show only last 2 years? I think they may have cancelled too soon. ?

  • OSuzyQuilts
    Posted January 11, 2016 11:04 pm 0Likes

    No winning, but three nominations is outstanding!

    • Melissa B
      Posted January 12, 2016 5:59 am 0Likes

      I agree! Three nominations for the first year is amazing! ??????

      • OSuzyQuilts
        Posted January 12, 2016 7:19 am 0Likes

        PS: I’d so pick Bobby Sherman over David Soul any day. And yes I’m that old enough to know who Bobby Sherman is or David Soul before Starsky and Hutch. And I’ve never been into redheads but Sam Heughan as Jamie makes me think twice! Even though he’s totes old enough to be my oldest son, almost.

  • Glory Wipfli
    Posted January 12, 2016 12:13 pm 0Likes

    Great post!

    • Melissa B
      Posted January 12, 2016 9:40 pm 0Likes

      Thanks Glory! It was a really fun post to write!

  • Brenda Yoakum Burks
    Posted January 30, 2016 5:31 pm 0Likes

    Love your blog. Look forward to reading more and more. You have a wonderful way with words. Course our Jamie does too and Sam is so totally Jamie. Casting of Jamie and Claire was perfect. Roger is awesome and now we have Bree. I just wish all the negative comments would stop regarding her. She’s not tall enough, she doesn’t have blue eyes….and on and on. Ron hasn’t been wrong yet. Anyway, I will be back. Keep it up my friend.

    • Melissa B
      Posted January 30, 2016 9:43 pm 0Likes

      Thanks so much Brenda! I’m so glad you’re enjoying the blog. I’m just ignoring the naysayers, because as you pointed out, Ron and team get it right! I mean who knew Horrocks would be such a hottie, right? And I LOVE Mrs. Fitz and do NOT get me started about my alter-ego Ned Gowan! They’re totally fabulous! Thanks for reading!! ??

      • Brenda Yoakum Burks
        Posted January 30, 2016 10:45 pm 0Likes


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