The Handmaid's Tale - Season 2, Episode 2 - Rotten Tomatoes


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Episode Info

Offred adjusts to a new way of life. The arrival of an unexpected person disrupts the Colonies. A family is torn apart by the rise of Gilead.


Joseph Fiennes
as Commander Fred Waterford
Ann Dowd
as Aunt Lydia
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Phenomenal. It is jaw dropping... Alexis Bledel is coming for that Emmy.

September 13, 2018 | Full Review…

The dusty barren, radioactive landscapes feel like something out of Mad Max, with the "unwomen" in grey babushka outfits and the superiors donning gas masks and aprons.

May 25, 2018 | Full Review…

Thanks to inspired writing and stunning performances from Moss and Bledel, as you watch June and Emily's stories - and their lives - unravel at the start of season two, you will be gripped, scared and mesmerised in equal measure.

April 30, 2018 | Full Review…

Guys, Alexis Bledel kills it in the second episode of The Handmaid's Tale's second season.

April 30, 2018 | Full Review…

This week's episode reads a fairly excruciating eight on the grim scale, taking into account the diseased inmates, hanging academics and crucified Marisa Tomei.

May 31, 2018 | Full Review…

There are hints that the show wants to make more of Ann Dowd, as any show would. Her Aunt Lydia is a fascinating amalgam of contradictions.

April 26, 2018 | Full Review…

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