"Here is what we [women] do: We watch them and then we study them, we feed them, we please them, we can make them feel strong or weak. We know them well, we know their worst nightmares and with a bit of practice that's what we become. Nightmares. One day, when we are ready, I am coming for you. Just wait."

June ("Useful")

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 that rules what was formerly the United States.

Actors returning from Season Two are Elisabeth MossMax MinghellaAlexis Bledel, O.T. FagbenleMadeline BrewerSamira WileyAnn DowdYvonne Strahovski, Amanda Brugel, and Joseph Fiennes.

New characters are portrayed by Christopher Meloni, Elizabeth Reaser, Jonathan Watton, and Ashleigh LaThrop.

Cast[edit | edit source]

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Episodes[edit | edit source]

1. Night s3.jpg "Night" June 5, 2019
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.
2. Lawrence e3s2.jpg "Mary and Martha" June 5, 2019
June helps Marthas with a dangerous task while navigating a relationship with her pious and untrustworthy new walking partner.
3. Useful s3.jpg "Useful" June 5, 2019
June navigates a challenging meeting. Serena Joy attempts to recuperate. Lawrence teaches June a hard lesson about the difficult decisions he makes as a Commander.
4. God bless s3e4.jpg "God Bless the Child" June 12, 2019
June negotiates a truce in the Waterfords’ fractured relationship.
5. Ep305.jpg "Unknown Caller" June 19, 2019
June and Serena grapple with a new revelation about Nichole, leading to an incident that will have far-reaching ramifications
6. Households03e06.png "Household" June 26, 2019
June accompanies the Waterfords on a trip, where a powerful family offers a glimpse of the future of Gilead.
7. S03e07underhiseye.jpg "Under His Eye" July 3, 2019
June escalates her risky efforts to find Hannah. Emily must face her past crimes as the ongoing international diplomatic crisis becomes more complicated.
8. Unfit.jpg "Unfit" Aunt Lydia July 10, 2019
June and the rest of the Handmaids shun Ofmatthew, 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.jpg "Heroic" July 17, 2019
Confined in a hospital, June’s sanity begins to fray. An encounter with Serena Joy forces June to reassess her recent actions.
10. Witness.jpg "Witness" July 24, 2019
June must deal with a devious ploy on the part of Commander Waterford.
11. Liars hulu.jpg "Liars" July 31, 2019
A return to Jezebel's puts everything in jeopardy. Serena Joy and Commander Waterford take a clandestine trip.
12. Sacrifice.jpg "Sacrifice" August 7, 2019
A major change rocks the entire Lawrence household. Luke and Moira adjust to new arrivals in Canada.
13. Mayday Episode.jpg "Mayday" June August 14, 2019
June must decide how far she's willing to go. The Waterfords think about a new way forward.

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Awards & Critical Reception[edit | edit source]

So far, the third season of the TV series has been well received (although not as well as the first two seasons).

Awards[edit | edit source]

Primetime Emmys[edit | edit source]

  • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Bradley Whitford, 2019
  • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, Cherry Jones, 2019

Golden Globes[edit | edit source]

  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama, Elisabeth Moss, 2019 (Nominated)
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Yvonne Strahovski, 2019 (Nominated)

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