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In the future the United States is no longer the democratic country it once was, but now is led by power hungry leaders who have created new social classes and taken away all basic human rights from women. Infertility is extremely high due to sexually transmitted diseases and environmental pollution. The few fertile women that remain are labeled as handmaids, and are assigned to the homes of the ruling elite, where they must submit to ritualized rape with their male masters in order to become pregnant and bear children for those men and their wives. The handmaids are stripped of all power and dignity, they must comply to the strict rules issued to them or they will face severe punishment.

Hulu Originals
1 Season, 10 Episodes
April 26, 2017
Drama
Cast: Jordana Blake, Alexis Bledel, O-T Fagbenle, Joseph Fiennes
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The Handmaid's Tale Full Episode Guide

  • Serena Joy confronts Offred and the Commander. Offred struggles with a complicated, life-changing revelation. The Handmaids face a brutal decision.

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • Serena Joy makes Offred a surprising proposition. Offred remembers the unconventional beginnings of her relationship with her husband.

  • 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.

  • Offred visits Janine's baby with Serena Joy and remembers the early days of the revolution before Gilead. Ofglen faces a difficult challenge.

  • Offred and her fellow Handmaids assist with the delivery of Janine's baby, prompting Offred to recall her own daughter

  • 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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Episode 5 Sneak Peek Clip (00:30) Episode 3 Sneak Peek Clip (00:30)