The Handmaid's Tale (2017– )
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Offred reckons with the consequences of a dangerous decision while haunted by memories from her past and the violent beginnings of Gilead.

Director:

Mike Barker

Writers:

Bruce Miller (created by), Bruce Miller (teleplay by)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Elisabeth Moss ... June Osborne
Joseph Fiennes ... Fred Waterford
Yvonne Strahovski ... Serena Joy Waterford
Ann Dowd ... Aunt Lydia Clements
O-T Fagbenle ... Luke Bankole
Max Minghella ... Nick Blaine
Bahia Watson ... Brianna
Jenessa Grant ... Dolores
Nina Kiri ... Alma
Ericka Kreutz ... Nurse Wheeler
Ryan Turner ... Uniformed Eye #1
Daniel Malik ... Uniformed Eye #2 (as Daniel Chaudhry)
David Snelgrove ... Eye Commander
Dave Lapsley Dave Lapsley ... Executioner
Edie Inksetter ... Aunt Elizabeth
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Storyline

Offred reckons with the consequences of a dangerous decision while haunted by memories from her past and the violent beginnings of Gilead.

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execution | hanging | See All (2) »

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Bruce Miller was nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series category for The Handmaid's Tale: June (2018), but lost to Joel Fields & Joseph Weisberg for The Americans: START (2018). See more »

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Luke points the rear end of the remote at the TV. See more »

Quotes

Aunt Lydia Clements: Such spoiled girls you are. Such spoiled brats. He has given you everything, but when He asks you for your faith, you refuse. You were told the will of God and you say "I know better."
[to Offred:]
Aunt Lydia Clements: Arm up, dear.
[She shocks her]
Aunt Lydia Clements: You say "I know better than God Himself." He loves you. He protects you. Don't you remember what it was like before? Now you are safe. Girls, there is more than one kind of freedom: there is freedom to, and freedom from. In the days of anarchy, it was freedom to. Now you ...
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This Woman's Work
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Written and Performed by Kate Bush
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Someone sedate me!
27 April 2018 | by jmoody1See all my reviews

This show is simply too incredible. From the first scene you are on an exhilarating joy ride. I was nervous about how this season would be delivered, but honestly they have come out with guns blazing ready to blow our minds. Elisabeth Moss is unstoppable, but then again so is the rest of the cast. I can't wait to see how this season will unfold!!!


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Country:

USA

Language:

German | Greek | English

Release Date:

25 April 2018 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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