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The Handmaid's Tale(TV show/series, 2017-)

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| 50min per episode | Genres: Science-Fiction & Fantasy, Drama

Scripted Reality in 5 seasons with 56 episodes

The Handmaid's TaleRating: 4.1/5 (with 1,051 votes) 62
The Handmaid's Tale is an American dystopian television series created by Bruce Miller, based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. The series was ordered by the streaming service Hulu as a straight-to-series order of 10 episodes, for which production began in late 2016. The plot features a dystopia following a Second American Civil War wherein a theonomic, totalitarian society subjects fertile women, called "Handmaids", to child-bearing slavery. The first three episodes of the series premiered on April 26, 2017; the subsequent seven episodes were released every Wednesday. In July 2019, the series was renewed for a fourth season, which premiered on April 27, 2021. In September 2019, it was announced that Hulu and MGM were developing a sequel series, to be based on Atwood's 2019 novel The Testaments. In December 2020, ahead of the fourth season premiere, the series was renewed for a fifth season, which premiered on September 14, 2022. In September 2022, ahead of the fifth season premiere, the series was renewed for a sixth and final season. The Handmaid's Tale's first season won eight Primetime Emmy Awards from 13 nominations, including Outstanding Dram... ()
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Where to watch The Handmaid's Tale (streaming/download)?

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Awards & Nominations for The Handmaid's Tale

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series

About The Handmaid's Tale

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.

Trailer for The Handmaid's Tale + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

The Handmaid's Tale: Series Trailer • A Hulu Original(Trailer, 1:13)

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The Handmaid's Tale Seasons and Episodes

09/14/2022Season 5 - 10 episodes
#1 | 09/14/2022Morning
4.4/5 (with 46 votes)
June confronts the consequences of killing Fred. A scared Serena makes an unexpected decision.
#2 | 09/14/2022Ballet
4.0/5 (with 7 votes)
June struggles to move on with her life in Toronto. Serena plans an elaborate memorial. Aunt Lydia and Janine prepare Esther for her first posting as a Handmaid.
#3 | 09/21/2022Border
4.0/5 (with 7 votes)
June and Moira join a rebel outpost. As a pregnant widow, Serena tries to restore her status. Aunt Lydia questions her strict methods of dealing with Handmaids.
#4 | 09/28/2022Dear Offred
3.2/5 (with 6 votes)
June fights her need for violent revenge as Serena settles into her new role in Toronto. Rattled by Janine, Aunt Lydia makes a surprising suggestion to Lawrence.
#5 | 10/05/2022Fairytale
June and Luke embark on a dangerous quest. Serena gets to know her new hosts.
#6 | 10/12/2022Together - in 7d
#7 | 10/19/2022No Man’s Land - in 14d
#8 | 10/26/2022Motherland - in 21d
#9 | 11/02/2022Allegiance - in 28d
#10 | 11/09/2022Safe - in 35d
04/28/2021Season 4 - 10 episodes
06/05/2019Season 3 - 13 episodes
04/25/2018Season 2 - 13 episodes
04/26/2017Season 1 - 10 episodes
04/25/2018Specials - 36 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on the work of: Margaret Atwood ("The Handmaid's Tale")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 34 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Bosnian (BS), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 04/26/2017
Latest episode released on: 09/28/2022
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"The Handmaid’s Tale"
"The Handmaid's Tale - O Conto Da Aia"
"La servante écarlate"
"侍女的故事"
"女仆的故事"
"The Handmaid's Tale - Der Report der Magd"
"قصهٔ ندیمه"
"Il racconto dell'ancella"
"ハンドメイズ・テイル/侍女の物語"
"시녀이야기"
"Het verhaal van de dienstmaagd"
"Історія служниці"
"Розповідь служниці"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:49, Added: 02/04/2018, Last updated: 10/03/2022