The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

In Season Four of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” June (Elisabeth Moss) strikes back against Gilead as a fierce rebel leader, but the risks she takes bring unexpected and dangerous new challenges. Her quest for justice and revenge threatens to consume her and destroy her most cherished relationships.
In Season Four of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” June (Elisabeth Moss) strikes back against Gilead as a fierce rebel leader, but the risks she takes bring unexpected and dangerous new challenges. Her quest for justice and revenge threatens to consume her and destroy her most cherished relationships.

Season 4 (10 episodes)

  • 1. Pigs

    Original air date: 04/28/2021 Runtime: 55:56 min.

    Original air date: 04/28/2021 Runtime: 55:56 min. On the run after the end of Season 3, an injured June (Elisabeth Moss) and the fugitive Handmaids find refuge at a farm, where the 14-year-old Wife nurses June back to health. June restores her role as the women’s leader. In Gilead, an imprisoned Lawrence (Bradley Whitford) tries to avoid a death sentence, and Aunt Lydia (Ann Dowd) reels from the loss of 86 children on Angels’ Flight. The combative Waterfords (Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski), in custody in Toronto, learn of June’s feat.

  • 2. Nightshade

    Original air date: 04/28/2021 Runtime: 47:37 min.

    Original air date: 04/28/2021 Runtime: 47:37 min. June (Elisabeth Moss) plots revenge at the local Jezebels, before she and the Handmaids plan to leave the farm for the next safe house. Meanwhile, in Toronto, Moira (Samira Wiley) deals with the fallout of June’s choices, and Serena (Yvonne Strahovski) and Fred (Joseph Fiennes) are bound together by a miracle.

  • 3. The Crossing

    Original air date: 04/28/2021 Runtime: 62:38 min.

    Original air date: 04/28/2021 Runtime: 62:38 min. Captured by Gilead, June (Elisabeth Moss) faces a vengeful Aunt Lydia (Ann Dowd) and endures a torturous interrogation. Nick (Max Minghella) and Lawrence (Bradley Whitford) collaborate to protect June. Meanwhile, in Toronto, Luke (O-T Fagbenle) struggles with how to help June and Hannah.

  • 4. Milk

    Original air date: 05/05/2021 Runtime: 47:11 min.

    Original air date: 05/05/2021 Runtime: 47:11 min. June (Elisabeth Moss) takes a harrowing journey with Janine (Madeline Brewer), trying to escape Gilead, as Janine remembers a stressful experience in her past. In Toronto, Serena (Yvonne Strahovski) tries to manipulate Rita (Amanda Brugel), who seeks advice from Moira (Samira Wiley).

  • 5. Chicago

    Original air date: 05/12/2021 Runtime: 45:03 min.

    Original air date: 05/12/2021 Runtime: 45:03 min. June (Elisabeth Moss) seeks out more active rebels in the Chicago war zone, while Janine (Madeline Brewer) tries to help her fit in with their new group of survivors. Meanwhile, Moira (Samira Wiley) goes on her first field aid mission.

  • 6. Vows

    Original air date: 05/19/2021 Runtime: 42:56 min.

    Original air date: 05/19/2021 Runtime: 42:56 min. After a shocking reunion with a dear friend, June (Elisabeth Moss) contemplates the possibility of freedom and confronts the unfulfilled promises she’s made to herself and to Luke (O-T Fagbenle).

  • 7. Home

    Original air date: 05/26/2021 Runtime: 46:59 min.

    Original air date: 05/26/2021 Runtime: 46:59 min. June (Elisabeth Moss) struggles with her newfound freedom, reuniting with loved ones and confronting her nemesis, Serena (Yvonne Strahovski).

  • 8. Testimony

    Original air date: 06/02/2021 Runtime: 57:12 min.

    Original air date: 06/02/2021 Runtime: 57:12 min. June (Elisabeth Moss) confronts Fred (Joseph Fiennes) and Serena (Yvonne Strahovski) in court and challenges Emily (Alexis Bledel) to face a painful reminder of her Gilead past. Meanwhile, Lawrence (Bradley Whitford) presents Aunt Lydia (Ann Dowd) with a newly captured, familiar Handmaid.

  • 9. Progress

    Original air date: 06/09/2021 Runtime: 54:37 min.

    Original air date: 06/09/2021 Runtime: 54:37 min. June (Elisabeth Moss) and Luke (O-T Fagbenle) work together to save Hannah, reaching out to Lawrence (Bradley Whitford) and Nick (Max Minghella) for help. Serena (Yvonne Strahovski) and Fred (Joseph Fiennes) greet unexpected visitors from Gilead. Janine (Madeline Brewer) tries to assist Aunt Lydia (Ann Dowd) when a Handmaid-in-training goes on a hunger strike at the Red Center.

  • 10. The Wilderness

    Original air date: 06/16/2021 Runtime: 58:06 min.

    Original air date: 06/16/2021 Runtime: 58:06 min. In the season finale, June (Elisabeth Moss) objects to Fred’s (Joseph Fiennes) plea bargain agreement and struggles to accept his pending freedom. She draws on all her resources and relationships, risking everything to ensure her own kind of justice.