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The Handmaid's Tale

DramaFantasy18+ (TV-MA)2017 - Present5 Seasons
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The Handmaid's Tale (2017 - 2023)

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246.1K Votes
Drama Fantasy Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)2017 - Present5 Seasons

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship.The Handmaid's Tale featuring Elisabeth Moss and Yvonne Strahovski has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Hulu, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Apple TV, and 4 others. It's a drama and fantasy show with 56 episodes over 5 seasons. The Handmaid's Tale is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (246,136 votes) and was well received by critics.

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EPISODE GUIDE

The Handmaid's Tale Season 5 Overview

Sep 14, 2022 - Nov 9, 2022

Season 5 of The Handmaid's Tale has 10 episodes that are available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 5 Services.

The Handmaid's Tale Season 5 Episodes
Season 05, Episode 10 Safe
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S05 E10Safe

Nov 9, 2022

Under threat, June must find a way to keep herself and her family safe from Gilead and its violent supporters...

S05 E10 of The Handmaid's Tale is available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 5 Services.

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Season 05, Episode 09 Allegiance
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S05 E09 Allegiance

Nov 2, 2022

June and Luke prepare for a rescue mission. Serena tries new tactics with her oppressive hosts. Lawrence makes a surprising...

S05 E09 of The Handmaid's Tale is available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 5 Services.

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Season 05, Episode 08 Motherland
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S05 E08 Motherland

Oct 26, 2022

June receives a tempting offer from a surprise visitor. Serena hits rock bottom and searches for allies.

S05 E08 of The Handmaid's Tale is available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 5 Services.

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The Handmaid's Tale Season 4 Overview

Apr 27, 2021 - Jun 16, 2021

Season 4 of The Handmaid's Tale has 10 episodes that are available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 6 Services.

The Handmaid's Tale Season 4 Episodes
Season 04, Episode 10 The Wilderness
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S04 E10 The Wilderness

Jun 16, 2021

June draws on all her resources and relationships, risking everything to ensure her own kind of justice.

S04 E10 of The Handmaid's Tale is available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 6 Services.

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Season 04, Episode 09 Progress
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S04 E09 Progress

Jun 9, 2021

June and Luke work together to save Hannah. Serena and Fred greet unexpected visitors from Gilead. Janine tries to assist...

S04 E09 of The Handmaid's Tale is available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 6 Services.

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Season 04, Episode 08 Testimony
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S04 E08 Testimony

Jun 2, 2021

June confronts Fred and Serena in court and challenges Emily to face a painful reminder of her Gilead past. Lawrence...

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The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Overview

Jun 5, 2019 - Aug 14, 2019

Season 3 of The Handmaid's Tale has 13 episodes that are available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 6 Services.

The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Episodes
Season 03, Episode 13 Mayday
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S03 E13 Mayday

Aug 14, 2019

With her plan in place, June reaches the point of no return on her bold strike against Gilead; Serena Joy...

S03 E13 of The Handmaid's Tale is available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 6 Services.

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Season 03, Episode 12 Sacrifice
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S03 E12 Sacrifice

Aug 7, 2019

Gilead leadership is rocked by losses of their own; Luke and Moira adjust to new arrivals in Canada; A tragedy...

S03 E12 of The Handmaid's Tale is available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 6 Services.

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Season 03, Episode 11 Liars
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S03 E11 Liars

Jul 31, 2019

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

S03 E11 of The Handmaid's Tale is available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 6 Services.

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The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Overview

Apr 25, 2018 - Jul 11, 2018

Season 2 of The Handmaid's Tale has 13 episodes that are available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 6 Services.

The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Episodes
Season 02, Episode 13 The Word
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S02 E13 The Word

Jul 11, 2018

Serena and the other Wives strive to make change; Emily learns more about her new Commander; Offred faces a difficult...

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Season 02, Episode 12 Postpartum
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S02 E12 Postpartum

Jul 4, 2018

Offred is sent to a familiar place; Nick is rocked by Gilead's brutal response to a crime; Emily is assigned...

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Season 02, Episode 11 Holly
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S02 E11 Holly

Jun 27, 2018

Offred faces a grueling challenge alone as she recalls her life as a mother; Serena and the Commander deal with...

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The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Overview

Apr 24, 2017 - Jun 14, 2017

Season 1 of The Handmaid's Tale has 10 episodes that are available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 6 Services.

The Handmaid's Tale Season 1 Episodes
Season 01, Episode 10 Night
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S01 E10 Night

Jun 14, 2017

Serena confronts June and Fred. June struggles with a complicated, life-changing revelation. The Handmaids face a brutal decision.

S01 E10 of The Handmaid's Tale is available to stream on Hulu and for Rent or Purchase on 6 Services.

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Season 01, Episode 09 The Bridge
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S01 E09 The Bridge

Jun 7, 2017

June is tasked with going back to Jezebels to find a package. Meanwhile in Gilead, Janine has trouble relinquishing her...

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Season 01, Episode 08 Jezebels
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S01 E08 Jezebels

May 31, 2017

While his wife is away, Commander Waterford takes Offred on an excursion outside the walls of Gilead to a den...

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All Seasons of The Handmaid's Tale

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56 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu).

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56 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Apple TV, Google Play, and 3 others).

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#71 Ranked TV Show

#2 Ranked in Teacher TV

#4 Ranked in Fantasy TV

#24 Ranked in TV on Hulu

The Handmaid's Tale has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (246,136 votes) and was well received by critics. The show is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

About The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale Overview

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship.

Age rating: 18+ (TV-MA)
Number of seasons: 5 Seasons
Number of episodes: 56 Episodes

Extra Information

Related Genres: DramaFantasy
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: Hulu
Original Release Date: Apr 24, 2017
Show Status: Currently Running
Next episode release: TBA