The Handmaid's Tale - Episode Guide

Season 1

Offred

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Apr 26, 2017

Offred

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

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Apr 26, 2017

Birth Day

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

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Apr 26, 2017

Late

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

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: May 3, 2017

Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum

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...

Faithful

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: May 10, 2017

Faithful

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

A Woman's Place

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: May 17, 2017

A Woman's Place

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

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: May 24, 2017

The Other Side

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

Jezebels

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: May 31, 2017

Jezebels

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

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Jun 7, 2017

The Bridge

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

Night

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Jun 14, 2017

Night

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

Season 2

June

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Apr 25, 2018

TBA

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Apr 25, 2018

Episode 13

Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Jul 11, 2018