The Best Seasons of The Handmaid’s Tale: Dystopian Drama at Its Finest

Are you looking for a new TV show to sink your teeth into? Look no further than The Handmaid’s Tale. This dystopian drama has captured audiences since its debut in 2017, and for good reason. With its gripping storyline, powerful performances, and stunning cinematography, The Handmaid’s Tale has become a must-watch for any TV enthusiast. But with four seasons to choose from, where should you start? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. In this listicle, I’ll be ranking the best seasons of The Handmaid’s Tale, so you can spend less time deciding what to watch and more time enjoying this incredible show. So grab your popcorn and settle in, because things are about to get intense.
Season 4

Season 4

Season 4

Air Date: 2021-04-28

June 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 3

Season 3

Season 3

Air Date: 2019-06-05

Season three is driven by June’s resistance to the dystopian regime of Gilead and her struggle to strike back against overwhelming odds. Startling reunions, betrayals, and a journey to the terrifying heart of Gilead force all characters to take a stand, guided by one defiant prayer: “Blessed be the fight.”

Season 1

Season 1

Season 1

Air Date: 2017-04-26

Season One Offred must navigate between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids – where anyone could be a spy for Gilead – with one goal: to survive and find the daughter who was taken from her.

Season 2

Season 2

Season 2

Air Date: 2018-04-25

Season two is shaped by Offred’s pregnancy and her ongoing fight to free her future child from the dystopian horrors of Gilead. “Gilead is within you” is a favorite saying of Aunt Lydia and in this season, Offred and all our characters will fight against – or succumb to – this dark truth.

Season 5

Season 5

Season 5

Air Date: 2022-09-14

June faces consequences for killing Commander Waterford while struggling to redefine her identity and purpose. The widowed Serena attempts to raise her profile in Toronto as Gilead’s influence creeps into Canada. Commander Lawrence works with Nick and Aunt Lydia as he tries to reform Gilead and rise in power. June, Luke and Moira fight Gilead from a distance as they continue their mission to save and reunite with Hannah.