Handmaid's Tale

14 Crushing (And Occasionally Uplifting) Moments From 'Handmaid's Tale' Season 2, Episode 5

The most recent episode of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, “Seeds,” had a tough act to follow. Last week's episode, "Other Woman," took the story to a new emotional low, leaving Offred broken-spirited and semi-catatonic, exactly how Gilead wants her. “Seeds” does its best to top that. The show can’t move Offred/June forward too quickly. Instead, it brought its heroine new and different depths of pain and dehumanization before finally doling out some hope.
Handmaid's Tale

'The Handmaid's Tale': Season 2, Episode 2 Recap - 10 Lingering Takeaways from 'Unwomen'

'The Handmaid's Tale's Emily-centered second episode, 'Unwomen,' looks at the tragic consequences a rollback in civil liberties. One of the spookiest aspects of any dystopian artwork is the idea that the characters used to be like us. Citizens of the Republic of Gilead on 'The Handmaid’s Tale' used to be Americans. What happened, and how did they give up on 'We, the people?'

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