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.

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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Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 6 - First Blood

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s2e6 First Blood
May 23, 2018
Offred finds unexpected allies and obstacles in her search for a way to protect Hannah; the commander prepares for the dedication of a new Red Center. Nick struggles with his new assignment.
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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.
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Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 1 - Offred
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April 26, 2017
April 30, 2017
April 26, 2017
Offred
Series Premiere
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 2 - Birth Day
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April 26, 2017
April 30, 2017
April 26, 2017
Birth Day
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 3 - Late
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April 26, 2017
May 7, 2017
April 26, 2017
Late
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 5 - Faithful
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May 10, 2017
May 21, 2017
May 10, 2017
Faithful
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 6 - A Woman’s Place
s1e6 A Woman’s Place
May 17, 2017
May 28, 2017
May 17, 2017
A Woman’s Place
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 7 - The Other Side
s1e7 The Other Side
May 24, 2017
June 4, 2017
May 24, 2017
The Other Side
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episode 8 - Jezebels
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May 31, 2017
June 11, 2017
May 31, 2017
Jezebels
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
April 25, 2018
June
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Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 2 - Unwomen
s2e2 Unwomen
April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018
Unwomen
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 3 - Baggage
s2e3 Baggage
May 2, 2018
May 2, 2018
Baggage
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 4 - Other Women
s2e4 Other Women
May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018
Other Women
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 5 - Seeds
s2e5 Seeds
May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018
Seeds
Watch The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episode 6 - First Blood
s2e6 First Blood
May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018
First Blood

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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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