Saturday, May 21, 2022
NewsScottish NewsSam Heughan Outlander pocket pic goes global

Sam Heughan Outlander pocket pic goes global

A CRAZE for posing with pocket-sized pictures of Outlander star Sam Heughan is sweeping the internet.

A woman in labour, airline pilots, police and skydivers are among those posting the snaps from as far afield as Japan, the US, and Indonesia.


At a gas crater in Turkmenistan


Scots star Heughan plays clan warrior Jamie Fraser in the TV series, which is filmed in Scotland, and has proved a smash hit around the world.

Fans of the series across the globe are cutting out eight-inch pictures of Jamie in his Highland warrior finery and posing with them in exotic locations and situations.


Jamie at the stone temple in Bali


One of the weirdest pictures shows a woman in a full biohazard suit complete with the “pocket Jamie” inside the protective visor.


With a woman in a full biohazard suit


Referring to her suit, used to protect workers from deadly pathogens, she wrote: “BSL4 suit for those 18th cent germs! #PocketJamie at the centre for disease control.”


Chilling out on the beach in Crete


Pocket Jamie turns up on beaches in Hawaii and Crete, next to a gas crater in Turkmenistan, at a bullring in Spain, and at a Bruno Mars gig at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.


Jamie ventures into the Bullrings in Spain


The pilots of a Delta Airlines flight are among several flyers to pose cockpit pictures of Pocket Jamie and a woman doing a tandem skydive in California managed to keep a grip on the picture while falling at 120mph.


On a skydive in California


A woman from San Francisco posted pictures of her sister in labour with her pocket Jamie and afterwards with her newborn child. She tweeted: “#PocketJamie attended the birth of my first nephew!”


In the delivery room



The TV series is based on the cult historical novels by American writer Diana Gabaldon.


Pocket Jamie meets a new fan


Fans in the UK will have to pay to watch the series after it was bought by Amazon Prime.


At Niagara Falls


The pocket Jamie costs £5.99 from the official Outlander store.

On the site it states: “Let Jamie watch over your favorite space with the ‘Pocket Jamie’.


Jamie at a Bruno Mars gig


“Standing at 8″ tall, this piece brings your favorite Scottish lad into your home or office.”

The TV series was shot at locations all over Scotland including including Doune Castle near Dunblane, Falkland and Culross in Fife, Blackness Castle in West Lothian and the Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore.


Even the police in Inverness have a Pocket Jamie

Related Stories