Elisabeth Moss
Elisabeth Moss

June Osborne / Offred / Ofjoseph

Yvonne Strahovski
Yvonne Strahovski

Serena Joy Waterford

Joseph Fiennes
Joseph Fiennes

Commander Fred Waterford

Max Minghella
Max Minghella

Nick Blaine

Samira Wiley
Samira Wiley

Moira

O.T. Fagbenle
O.T. Fagbenle

Lucas "Luke" Bankole

Amanda Brugel
Amanda Brugel

Rita

Ann Dowd
Ann Dowd

Aunt Lydia / Miss Clements

Bradley Whitford
Bradley Whitford

Commander Joseph Lawrence

Madeline Brewer
Madeline Brewer

Janine Lindo / Ofwarren / Ofdaniel / Ofhoward

Specials 2018 | 16 Episodes

Specials of The Handmaid's Tale premiered on Apr 25, 2018.

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Inside the Episode: June

1 - Inside the Episode: June 102018-04-25

Inside the Episode: Unwomen

2 - Inside the Episode: Unwomen 102018-04-25

Inside the Episode: Baggage

3 - Inside the Episode: Baggage 02018-05-02

Inside the Episode: Other Women

4 - Inside the Episode: Other Women 02018-05-09

Inside the Episode: Seeds

5 - Inside the Episode: Seeds 02018-05-16

Inside the Episode: First Blood

6 - Inside the Episode: First Blood 02018-05-23

Inside the Episode: After

7 - Inside the Episode: After 02018-05-30

Inside the Episode: Women's Work

8 - Inside the Episode: Women's Work 02018-06-06

Inside the Episode: Smart Power

9 - Inside the Episode: Smart Power 02018-06-13

Inside the Episode: The Last Ceremony

10 - Inside the Episode: The Last Ceremony 02018-06-20

Inside the Episode: Holly

11 - Inside the Episode: Holly 02018-06-27

Inside the Episode: Postpartum

12 - Inside the Episode: Postpartum 02018-07-04

Inside the Episode: The Word

13 - Inside the Episode: The Word 02018-07-11

Inside the Episode: Night

14 - Inside the Episode: Night 02019-06-05

Inside the Episode: Mary and Martha

15 - Inside the Episode: Mary and Martha 02019-06-05

Inside the Episode: Useful

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.

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Offred

1 - Offred 8.12017-04-26

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.
Birth Day

2 - Birth Day 7.32017-04-26

Offred 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.
Late

3 - Late 7.72017-04-26

Offred visits Janine’s baby with Serena Joy and remembers the early days of the revolution before Gilead. Ofglen faces a difficult challenge.
Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum

4 - Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum 7.72017-05-03

Punished 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.
Faithful

5 - Faithful 7.72017-05-10

Serena Joy makes Offred a surprising proposition. Offred remembers the unconventional beginnings of her relationship with her husband.
A Woman's Place

6 - A Woman's Place 7.82017-05-17

A 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.
The Other Side

7 - The Other Side 82017-05-24

Remembering her family’s treacherous escape attempt, a shocking revelation from life before Gilead provides a new perspective on Offred’s life.
Jezebels

8 - Jezebels 7.82017-05-31

The Commander surprises Offred with a secret adventure in Gilead. Nick’s troubled past leads to his recruitment by the Sons of Jacob.
The Bridge

9 - The Bridge 7.92017-06-07

Offred embarks on a dangerous mission for the resistance. Janine moves to a new posting. Serena Joy suspects the Commander’s infidelity.
Night

10 - Night 8.12017-06-14

Serena 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.

Cast..

June

1 - June 7.82018-04-25

Offred reckons with the consequences of a dangerous decision while haunted by memories from her past and the violent beginnings of Gilead.
Unwomen

2 - Unwomen 8.12018-04-25

Offred 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.
Baggage

3 - Baggage 7.82018-05-02

Offred 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.
Other Women

4 - Other Women 7.82018-05-09

A 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.
Seeds

5 - Seeds 7.32018-05-16

Offred spirals as a Gilead ceremony disrupts her relationship with Nick. Janine tries to adjust to life in the Colonies, jeopardizing her friendship with Emily.
First Blood

6 - First Blood 8.42018-05-23

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.
After

7 - After 82018-05-30

An 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.
Women's Work

8 - Women's Work 7.82018-06-06

A sick baby tests Offred and Serena. Janine finally faces Naomi.
Smart Power

9 - Smart Power 8.12018-06-13

The 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.
The Last Ceremony

10 - The Last Ceremony 8.32018-06-20

A frustrated Serena becomes desperate. The Commander tries to make amends with Offred. Nick pushes Eden farther away. Offred is faced with an unexpected reunion.
Holly

11 - Holly 8.22018-06-27

Offred 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.
Postpartum

12 - Postpartum 7.82018-07-04

Offred 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.
The Word

13 - The Word 8.52018-07-11

Serena 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."

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Night

1 - Night 9.32019-06-05

June 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.
Mary and Martha

2 - Mary and Martha 8.22019-06-05

June 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.
Useful

3 - Useful 7.52019-06-05

June 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.
God Bless the Child

4 - God Bless the Child 82019-06-12

June 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.
Unknown Caller

5 - Unknown Caller 8.22019-06-19

June and Serena grapple with a new revelation about Nichole, leading to an incident that will have far-reaching ramifications.
Household

6 - Household 7.82019-06-26

June 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.
Under His Eye

7 - Under His Eye 8.62019-07-03

June escalates her risky efforts to find Hannah. Emily must face her past crimes as the ongoing international diplomatic crisis becomes more complicated.
Unfit

8 - Unfit 8.32019-07-10

June 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.
Heroic

9 - Heroic 6.82019-07-17

Confined in a hospital, June’s sanity begins to fray. An encounter with Serena Joy forces June to reassess her recent actions.
Witness

10 - Witness 8.82019-07-24

June must deal with a devious ploy on the part of Commander Waterford.
Liars

11 - Liars 8.82019-07-31

A return to Jezebels puts everything in jeopardy; Serena Joy and Commander Waterford take a clandestine trip.
Sacrifice

12 - Sacrifice 8.32019-08-07

Gilead 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.
Mayday

13 - Mayday 7.22019-08-14

With 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.
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