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"My name is Offred, and I intended to survive."

Adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States.

EpisodesEdit

Episodes in Season 1 of The Handmaid's Tale (TV series).

Season 1Edit

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1. Handmaids tale hulu ep 1 "Offred" April 26, 2017
Offred struggles to survive as a reproductive surrogate for a powerful figure and his resentful wife.
2. Handmaids tale hulu ep 2 "Birth Day" April 26, 2017
When Offred and her fellow handmaids assist with the delivery of Janine's baby, Offred remembers her own daughter's birth; Offred and Ofglen grow closer.
3. Handmaids tale hulu ep 3 "Late" April 26, 2017
Offred visits Janine's baby and recalls the early days of the revolution before Gilead; Ofglen is faced with a challenge.
4. Handmaids tale hulu ep 4 "Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum" May 3, 2017
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.
5. Handmaids tale hulu ep 5 "Faithful" May 10, 2017
Serena Joy makes Offred a surprising proposition. Offred remembers the unconventional beginnings of her relationship with her husband.
6. Handmaids tale hulu ep 6 "A Woman's Place" May 17, 2017
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.
7. Handmaids tale hulu ep 7 "The Other Side" May 24, 2017
Remembering her family’s treacherous escape attempt, a shocking revelation from life before Gilead provides a new perspective on Offred’s life.
8. The Handmaids Tale Jezebels "Jezebels" May 31, 2017
Mr. Waterford takes Offred out for the evening while Serena Joy is away. That evening Offred is reunited with someone from her past.
9. HANDMAIDSEP9 "The Bridge" June 7, 2017
Janine is forced to give up her baby. Offred and Mr. Waterford return to Jezebel's.
10. Nightepisode10 "Night" June 14, 2017
Offred finds out some huge, life-changing news. Moira manages to escape to Canada.

Awards & ReceptionEdit

The first season of The Handmaid's Tale was very well received. On Rotten Tomatoes, the series received a 94% critics review and a 92% audience rating.

AwardsEdit

Primetime Emmy'sEdit

  • Outstanding Drama Series, 2017
  • Lead Actress - Drama Series, 2017 · Elisabeth Moss
  • Supporting Actress - Drama Series, 2017 · Ann Dowd
  • Writing - Drama Series, 2017 · Bruce Miller
  • Supporting Actress - Drama Series, 2017 · Samira Wiley

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