• Don't let anyone hold you back from watching the first season of The Handmaid's Tale now. (SBS On Demand)Source: SBS On Demand
Season 2 continues on SBS and SBS On Demand, but if you haven't gotten started yet on season 1 of the show, the clock is ticking.
SBS Guide

25 May 2018 - 11:28 AM  UPDATED 6 Jun 2019 - 9:56 AM

**UPDATE Unfortunately Season 1 of The Handmaid's Tale is no longer available at SBS On Demand. Season 2 is available to binge for a limited time (here) and premiere episodes of season 3 commence Thursday 5 June 20019*** 

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It's time to stop putting it off. You're missing the best show on TV right now by not watching it. And if you wait much longer, you're going to miss your chance to watch the show from the beginning. 

At midnight on 30 June, the first season of The Handmaid's Tale leaves SBS On Demand. We're sad to see it go, but you still have time to watch all ten episodes of season one for free right now at SBS On Demand.

It's time to understand what all the hype is about. But be quick about it.


Episode 1  — 'Offred'

Offred is one of the few remaining fertile women who is forced into sexual servitude in attempt to repopulate a devastated world.

Episode 2 - 'Birth Day'

Offred and her fellow Handmaids assist with the delivery of Janine's baby, prompting Offred to recall her own daughter’s birth. Offred draws closer to Ofglen while dreading a secret meeting with the Commander.

Episode 3 - 'Late'

Offred visits Janine’s baby with Serena Joy and remembers the early days of the revolution before Gilead. Ofglen faces a difficult challenge.

Episode 4 - 'Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum'

Punished by Serena Joy, Offred begins to unravel and reflects on her time with Moira at the Red Center. A complication during the Ceremony threatens Offred’s survival with the Commander and Serena Joy.


Episode 5 - 'Faithful'

Serena Joy makes Offred a surprising proposition. Offred remembers the unconventional beginnings of her relationship with her husband.

Episode 6 - 'A Woman's Place'

A Mexican Ambassador visiting Gilead questions Offred about her life as a Handmaid. Serena Joy reflects on her marriage and the role she once played in Gilead’s inception.

Episode 7 - 'The Other Side'

Remembering her family’s treacherous escape attempt, a shocking revelation from life before Gilead provides a new perspective on Offred’s life.

Episode 8 - 'Jezebels'

The Commander surprises Offred with a secret adventure in Gilead. Nick’s troubled past leads to his recruitment by the Sons of Jacob.

Episode 9 - 'The Bridge'

Offred embarks on a dangerous mission for the resistance. Janine moves to a new posting. Serena Joy suspects the Commander’s infidelity.

Episode 10 - 'Night'

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

Season 2 continues every Thursday night with new episodes of The Handmaid's Tale on SBS at 8:30pm, with new episodes streaming a few hours earlier at SBS On Demand from 5pm. 

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