The Handmaid's Tale: Major Details You Should Remember From Season 1
As a series, The Handmaid's Tale has taken us all by surprise since the imagined totalitarian theocracy of Gilead brings up issues so close to our own in the real world. In this dystopian society, women are disenfranchised and forced to bear children for the ruling class. Suffice to say, we can no longer imagine Joseph Fiennes as struggling playwright William Shakespeare or Elisabeth Moss as sassy copywriter Peggy Olson.
The hit drama recently swept the floors at the Emmy Awards and the Golden Globes, elevating Hulu's status as a formidable streaming service. Now, the series is expanding beyond the universe defined by Margaret Atwood's groundbreaking novel.
While we wait for the second season to finally come out, here's a quick refresher course on what happens to everybody by the end of the season one finale!