The Handmaid's Tale

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Adapted from Margaret Atwood’s acclaimed novel, this is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly part of the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted religious fundamentalism that treats women as property of the state. As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander's household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world.

Sundays, 4:00 PM ET on Channel 4

Wednesdays, 3:00 AM ET on Hulu

Sundays, 9:00 PM ET on Bravo CA

60 minutes

Adapted from Margaret Atwood’s acclaimed novel, this is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly part of the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted religious fundamentalism that treats women as property of the state. As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander's household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world.

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June 5, 2019
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Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 13 - The Word

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July 11, 2018
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Serena and the other Wives strive to make change. Emily learns more about her new Commander. Offred faces a difficult decision.
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First Episode
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 1 - Offred

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s1e1 Offred
April 26, 2017
April 30, 2017
Offred, one the few fertile women known as Handmaids in the oppressive Republic of Gilead, struggles to survive as a reproductive surrogate for a powerful Commander and his resentful wife.
Series Premiere
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 9 - The Bridge
s1e9 The Bridge
June 7, 2017
June 18, 2017
June 7, 2017
The Bridge
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 10 - Night
s1e10 Night
June 14, 2017
June 25, 2017
June 14, 2017
Night
Season Finale
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 1 - June
s2e1 June
April 25, 2018
May 27, 2018
April 29, 2018
May 27, 2018
June
Season Premiere
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 2 - Unwomen
s2e2 Unwomen
April 25, 2018
May 27, 2018
April 29, 2018
May 27, 2018
Unwomen
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 3 - Baggage
s2e3 Baggage
May 2, 2018
June 3, 2018
May 6, 2018
June 3, 2018
Baggage
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 4 - Other Women
s2e4 Other Women
May 9, 2018
June 10, 2018
May 13, 2018
June 10, 2018
Other Women
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 5 - Seeds
s2e5 Seeds
May 16, 2018
June 17, 2018
May 20, 2018
June 17, 2018
Seeds
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 6 - First Blood
s2e6 First Blood
May 23, 2018
June 24, 2018
May 27, 2018
June 24, 2018
First Blood
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 7 - After
s2e7 After
May 30, 2018
July 1, 2018
June 3, 0218
July 1, 2018
After
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 8 - Women's Work
s2e8 Women's Work
June 6, 2018
July 8, 2018
June 10, 0218
July 8, 2018
Women's Work
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 9 - Smart Power
s2e9 Smart Power
June 13, 2018
July 15, 2018
June 17, 2018
July 15, 2018
Smart Power
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 10 - The Last Ceremony
s2e10 The Last Ceremony
June 20, 2018
July 22, 2018
June 24, 2018
July 22, 2018
The Last Ceremony
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 11 - Holly
s2e11 Holly
June 27, 2018
July 29, 2018
July 1, 2018
July 29, 2018
Holly
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 12 - Postpartum
s2e12 Postpartum
July 4, 2018
August 5, 2018
July 8, 2018
August 5, 2018
Postpartum
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 13 - The Word
s2e13 The Word
July 11, 2018
August 12, 2018
July 15, 2018
August 12, 2018
The Word
Season Finale
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 1 - Episode 1
s3e1 Episode 1
June 5, 2019
June 5, 2019
Episode 1
Season Premiere
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 2 - Episode 2
s3e2 Episode 2
June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019
Episode 2
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 3 - Episode 3
s3e3 Episode 3
June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019
Episode 3
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 4 - Episode 4
s3e4 Episode 4
June 26, 2019
June 26, 2019
Episode 4
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 5 - Episode 5
s3e5 Episode 5
July 3, 2019
July 3, 2019
Episode 5
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 6 - Episode 6
s3e6 Episode 6
July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019
Episode 6
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 7 - Episode 7
s3e7 Episode 7
July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019
Episode 7
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 8 - Episode 8
s3e8 Episode 8
July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019
Episode 8
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 9 - Episode 9
s3e9 Episode 9
July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019
Episode 9
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 10 - Episode 10
s3e10 Episode 10
August 7, 2019
August 7, 2019
Episode 10
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 11 - Episode 11
s3e11 Episode 11
August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019
Episode 11
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 12 - Episode 12
s3e12 Episode 12
August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019
Episode 12
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episode 13 - Episode 13
s3e13 Episode 13
August 28, 2019
August 28, 2019
Episode 13
Season Finale

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T.J. DeGroat
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There is more fight and light in this series than I expected, but don't get it twisted: this is some rough stuff. From the start, you're immersed in a world of fear, struggle, and heartbreak. In the new theocratic republic of Gilead, Offred must suppress her inner rebel to survive as a handmaid ("two-legged womb") to a powerful commander. We also see her life "before," when she was a carefree student, then a new mom. And we see glimpses of the country's transition. It's terrifyingly realistic. It's extraordinarily compelling TV.
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“It’s not only a feminist story, it’s also a human story.” Margaret Atwood, 2017 Think this can't happen? Just watch. What's extraordinary and horrifying is how current its issues are to all of us. THT pulls no punches - or slaps (Atwood cameo).Exposition is done brilliantly in the form of Elisabeth Moss' flashbacks and narration. Heard and seen only by the viewer, her thoughts help us understand what is happening, has happened and how. I'm only just at the start of episode two but this is an extraordinary show, one that will stay in my mind for a very long time. As has the book. “It’s not only a feminist story, it’s also a human story.” Margaret Atwood, 2017
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