The Handmaid's Tale - Season 1, Episode 10 - Rotten Tomatoes


Critic Consensus: Heartbreaking and harrowing, "Night" comes full circle to the source material to create a faithful finale that leaves the door open for a second season.

Episode Info

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


Joseph Fiennes
as Commander Fred Waterford
Ann Dowd
as Aunt Lydia
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Critic reviews for Night

Don't expect to be gripped by a more potent or involving drama this year.

September 24, 2017 | Full Review…

The first season finale of The Handmaid's Tale was rich with one of the show's best traits: its ability to find human and relatable moments within these extraordinary yet awful circumstances.

September 24, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…

The acting is flawless, and a shout-out to the cinematographer and set designer, who make even the harshest scenes lovely to look at.

July 18, 2018 | Full Review…

"Night" forces Offred to decide: life, or the fight.

July 2, 2018 | Full Review…

The episode opened a lot of doors without really shutting the ones that are still there.

May 14, 2018 | Full Review…

A more hopeful ending than you would've expected from the terrifying, violent, and occasionally demoralizing first season, "Night" doesn't wrap up most storylines so much as elevate them in preparation for Season 2.

November 4, 2017 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…

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