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The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2 – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

In season 2, The Handmaid’s Tale finds itself in a sophomore slump as it finds itself in a perpetual loop barely broken in the season finale. Network Hulu Creator Bruce Miller Noted Cast June Elisabeth Moss Hannah Jordana Blake Serena Joy Yvonne Strahovski Eden Sydney Sweeney Nick Max Minghella Emily Alexis Bledel Janine Madeline Brewer Luke O. T. Fagbenle Moira Samira Wiley Rita Amanda Brugel Commander Lawrence Bradley Whitford Aunt Lydia Ann Dowd Fred Joseph...

The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2/ Episode 13 “The Word” [Season Finale] – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Do not let the bastards grind you down
For those, like me, who thought The Handmaid’s Tale was in a perpetual cycle, many things happen which break the wheel and lead us to believe Season 3 will be the fall of Gilead. Network Hulu Director(s) Mike Barker Writer(s) Bruce Miller Air Date 7/11/2018 Ain’t No Girl Safe Raised in Gilead: June,...

The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2/ Episode 12 “Postpartum” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

A portrait of the Waterfords featuring new baby Nichole.
June may find herself responsible for yet another death as Emily finds herself in a rather peculiar commander’s home. Network Hulu Director(s) Daina Reid Writer(s) Eric Tuchman Air Date 7/4/2018 Actors Introduced Commander Joseph Lawrence Bradley Whitford Cora Victoria Fodor Eleanor Julie Dretzin We Value Privacy Here: Joseph, Cora, Eleanor, Emily, Aunt Lydia In order to not get sent back to...

The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2/ Episode 11 “Holly” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

June, once again exasperated by life.
Desperate times call for desperate measures and June finds herself having to put her baby first as things become impossible for her. Network Hulu Director(s) Daina Reid Writer(s) Bruce Miller, Kira Snyder Air Date 6/27/2018 The Great Escape: June With Nick dead and his body taken who knows where, June’s main focus is getting...

The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2/ Episode 10 “The Last Ceremony” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

June asking Hannah if she remembers her?
Perhaps the happiest day of June’s life in a long time also meets yet another where she ends up getting someone killed. Network Hulu Director(s) Jeremy Podeswa Writer(s) Yahlin Chang Air Date 6/20/2018 Trigger Warnings: At 2 minutes In and 28 Minutes in There Are Rape Scenes False Labor: June, Serena Joy, Fred It’s time!...

The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2/ Episode 9 “Smart Power” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Aunt Lydia noting the death of her nephew wasn't her fault.
A trip to Canada temps Serena Joy, Nick meets Luke, and June searches for a godmother. Including Aunt Lydia who opens up to her. Network Hulu Director(s) Jeremy Podeswa Writer(s) Dorothy Fortenberry Air Date 6/13/2018 Actors Introduced Isaac Rohan Mead Mark Sam Jaeger Stuart James Gilbert The Search For A God Mother: Serena Joy, June, Janine, Rita, Aunt Lydia With Serena...

The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2, Episode 8 “Women’s Work” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Serena Joy working.
Many women get a taste of the old world and there is the slightest bit of hope things could get better for them. However, said blessing is finite. Network Hulu Director(s) Kari Skogland Writer(s) Nina Fiore, John Herrera Air Date 6/6/2018 Actors Introduced Dr. Hodgson Karen Glave Back To Work: Serena Joy, June, Commander Fred, Janine With...

The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2, Episode 7 “After” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Serena Joy sitting at Commander Fred's desk.
A quiet revolution has begun with a bang and it seems Lillie’s bomb was just an exclamation point before a new chapter. Network Hulu Director(s) Kari Skogland Writer(s) Lynn Renee Maxcy Air Date 5/30/2018 Actors Introduced Commander Cushing Greg Bryk Odette Rebecca Rittenhouse Meanwhile, In Canada: Moira, Luke As reports come in about the bombing, Moira is freaking out...

The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2/ Episode 6 “First Blood” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

The Rachel and Leah Center.
As Serena Joy and June continue their complicated relationship, something possibly game-changing happens at the end of the episode. Network Hulu Director(s) Mike Barker Writer(s) Eric Tuchman Air Date 5/23/2018 Be Mindful of Eden: Eden, Nick, June, Serena Joy With Eden being 15, and a bit delicate, life in the Waterford household is a...

The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2/ Episode 5 “Seeds” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

June laying on the ground, seemingly having a miscarriage.
Just as it seemed the world broke and killed June and she has assumed the role of Offred, she gets two serious wake-up calls. Network Hulu Director(s) Mike Barker Writer(s) Kira Snyder Air Date 5/16/2018 Actors Introduced Eden Sydney Sweeney Meanwhile, Out West: Janine, Emily With avoiding death twice now, Janine has renewed and strengthened faith. Something...