June Osborne / Offred / Ofjoseph
Serena Joy Waterford
Commander Fred Waterford
Lucas "Luke" Bankole
Aunt Lydia / Miss Clements
Commander Joseph Lawrence
Janine Lindo / Ofwarren / Ofdaniel / Ofhoward
Specials 2018 | 16 Episodes
Specials of The Handmaid's Tale premiered on Apr 25, 2018.
1 - Inside the Episode: June 102018-04-25
2 - Inside the Episode: Unwomen 102018-04-25
3 - Inside the Episode: Baggage 02018-05-02
4 - Inside the Episode: Other Women 02018-05-09
5 - Inside the Episode: Seeds 02018-05-16
6 - Inside the Episode: First Blood 02018-05-23
7 - Inside the Episode: After 02018-05-30
8 - Inside the Episode: Women's Work 02018-06-06
9 - Inside the Episode: Smart Power 02018-06-13
10 - Inside the Episode: The Last Ceremony 02018-06-20
11 - Inside the Episode: Holly 02018-06-27
12 - Inside the Episode: Postpartum 02018-07-04
13 - Inside the Episode: The Word 02018-07-11
14 - Inside the Episode: Night 02019-06-05
15 - Inside the Episode: Mary and Martha 02019-06-05
16 - Inside the Episode: Useful 02019-06-05
Season 1 2017 | 10 Episodes
Season 1 of The Handmaid's Tale premiered on Apr 26, 2017.
Season One Offred must navigate between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids – where anyone could be a spy for Gilead – with one goal: to survive and find the daughter who was taken from her.
1 - Offred 8.12017-04-26Offred, 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.
2 - Birth Day 7.32017-04-26Offred and her fellow Handmaids assist with the delivery of Janine’s baby, prompting Offred to recall her own daughter’s birth. Offred draws closer to Ofglen while dreading a secret meeting with the Commander.
3 - Late 7.72017-04-26Offred visits Janine’s baby with Serena Joy and remembers the early days of the revolution before Gilead. Ofglen faces a difficult challenge.
4 - Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum 7.72017-05-03Punished by Serena Joy, Offred begins to unravel and reflects on her time with Moira at the Red Center. A complication during the Ceremony threatens Offred’s survival with the Commander and Serena Joy.
5 - Faithful 7.72017-05-10Serena Joy makes Offred a surprising proposition. Offred remembers the unconventional beginnings of her relationship with her husband.
6 - A Woman's Place 7.82017-05-17A Mexican Ambassador visiting Gilead questions Offred about her life as a Handmaid. Serena Joy reflects on her marriage and the role she once played in Gilead’s inception.
7 - The Other Side 82017-05-24Remembering her family’s treacherous escape attempt, a shocking revelation from life before Gilead provides a new perspective on Offred’s life.
8 - Jezebels 7.82017-05-31The Commander surprises Offred with a secret adventure in Gilead. Nick’s troubled past leads to his recruitment by the Sons of Jacob.
9 - The Bridge 7.92017-06-07Offred embarks on a dangerous mission for the resistance. Janine moves to a new posting. Serena Joy suspects the Commander’s infidelity.
10 - Night 8.12017-06-14Serena Joy confronts Offred and the Commander. Offred struggles with a complicated, life-changing revelation. The Handmaids face a brutal decision.
Season 2 2018 | 13 Episodes
Season 2 of The Handmaid's Tale premiered on Apr 25, 2018.
Season two is shaped by Offred’s pregnancy and her ongoing fight to free her future child from the dystopian horrors of Gilead. “Gilead is within you” is a favorite saying of Aunt Lydia and in this season, Offred and all our characters will fight against – or succumb to – this dark truth.
1 - June 7.82018-04-25Offred reckons with the consequences of a dangerous decision while haunted by memories from her past and the violent beginnings of Gilead.
2 - Unwomen 8.12018-04-25Offred adjusts to a new way of life. The arrival of an unexpected person disrupts the Colonies. A family is torn apart by the rise of Gilead.
3 - Baggage 7.82018-05-02Offred reflects on her relationship with her mother as she navigates her way through Gilead. In Little America, Moira tries to cope with the trauma she endured.
4 - Other Women 7.82018-05-09A baby shower provokes a troubling shift in Offred’s relationship with Serena Joy. Offred reckons with the choice she made that led her to become a Handmaid.
5 - Seeds 7.32018-05-16Offred spirals as a Gilead ceremony disrupts her relationship with Nick. Janine tries to adjust to life in the Colonies, jeopardizing her friendship with Emily.
6 - First Blood 8.42018-05-23Offred 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.
7 - After 82018-05-30An attack sends shockwaves through both Gilead and Little America. Serena Joy makes a dangerous choice in order to protect her family. Moira searches for someone from her past.
8 - Women's Work 7.82018-06-06A sick baby tests Offred and Serena. Janine finally faces Naomi.
9 - Smart Power 8.12018-06-13The Waterfords embark on a diplomatic trip abroad. Serena faces the temptation of life outside Gilead. Luke and Moira grapple with survivor’s guilt. Offred seeks support from allies.
10 - The Last Ceremony 8.32018-06-20A frustrated Serena becomes desperate. The Commander tries to make amends with Offred. Nick pushes Eden farther away. Offred is faced with an unexpected reunion.
11 - Holly 8.22018-06-27Offred faces a grueling challenge alone as she recalls her life as a mother. Serena Joy and the Commander deal with the fallout of their actions towards Offred.
12 - Postpartum 7.82018-07-04Offred is sent to a familiar place. Nick is rocked by Gilead’s brutal response to a crime. Emily is assigned to a mysterious new house.
13 - The Word 8.52018-07-11Serena and the other Wives strive to make change. Emily learns more about her new Commander. Offred faces a difficult decision.
Season 3 2019 | 13 Episodes
Season 3 of The Handmaid's Tale premiered on Jun 05, 2019.
Season three is driven by June's resistance to the dystopian regime of Gilead and her struggle to strike back against overwhelming odds. Startling reunions, betrayals, and a journey to the terrifying heart of Gilead force all characters to take a stand, guided by one defiant prayer: "Blessed be the fight."
1 - Night 9.32019-06-05June embarks on a bold mission with unexpected consequences. Emily and Nichole make a harrowing journey. The Waterfords reckon with Serena Joy’s choice to send Nichole away.
2 - Mary and Martha 8.22019-06-05June helps Marthas with a dangerous task while navigating a relationship with her pious and untrustworthy new walking partner. Emily and Luke struggle with their altered circumstances.
3 - Useful 7.52019-06-05June navigates a meeting where she must face both Commander Waterford and Nick. Serena Joy attempts to recuperate at her mother’s home. Lawrence teaches June a hard lesson about the difficult decisions he makes as a Commander.
4 - God Bless the Child 82019-06-12June negotiates a truce in the Waterfords’ fractured relationship. Janine oversteps with the Putnam family, and a still-healing Aunt Lydia offers a brutal public punishment.
5 - Unknown Caller 8.22019-06-19June and Serena grapple with a new revelation about Nichole, leading to an incident that will have far-reaching ramifications.
6 - Household 7.82019-06-26June accompanies the Waterfords to Washington D.C., where a powerful family offers a glimpse of the future of Gilead. June makes an important connection as she attempts to protect Nichole.
7 - Under His Eye 8.62019-07-03June escalates her risky efforts to find Hannah. Emily must face her past crimes as the ongoing international diplomatic crisis becomes more complicated.
8 - Unfit 8.32019-07-10June and the rest of the Handmaids shun of Matthew, and both are pushed to their limit at the hands of Aunt Lydia. Aunt Lydia reflects on her life and relationships before the rise of Gilead.
9 - Heroic 6.82019-07-17Confined in a hospital, June’s sanity begins to fray. An encounter with Serena Joy forces June to reassess her recent actions.
10 - Witness 8.82019-07-24June must deal with a devious ploy on the part of Commander Waterford.
11 - Liars 8.82019-07-31A return to Jezebels puts everything in jeopardy; Serena Joy and Commander Waterford take a clandestine trip.
12 - Sacrifice 8.32019-08-07Gilead leadership is rocked by losses among their own. Luke and Moira adjust to new arrivals in Canada. June worries about disruptions to her plan, only to have tragedy strike the entire household.
13 - Mayday 7.22019-08-14With her plan in place, June reaches the point of no return on her bold strike against Gilead and must decide how far she’s willing to go. Serena Joy and Commander Waterford attempt to find their way forward in their new lives.