Next Time On… The Handmaid’s Tale, season 5, episode 4

September 21, 2022
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This article contains predictions for the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale season 5, episode 4, and includes details of the release date and where to watch online.

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June and Serena’s conflict continues to build as the adversaries seek their revenge. June heads to the border to contact an old flame, whilst Serena tries to solidify her plans to stick around in Gilead. Here’s what happened in episode three of The Handmaid’s Tale:

  • June reels from the funeral footage and Moira suggests meeting with a gang by the border. This gang are led by Lily, who escaped Gilead thanks to June’s trade off. They vow to help June get in contact with Nick.
  • Serena meets with Commanders Nick, Joseph and MacKenzie for a meal. MacKenzie is worried about June attacking them next as they are the ones raising her daughter Hannah. Serena and MacKenzie both want June dead.
  • Serena tries to subtly orchestrate a marriage with Joseph, but he isn’t interested.
  • June speaks with Nick. He states that Hannah is safe, but she is about to go to wives school, where they train teenagers to become Commander’s wives. Nick states that he has a wife of his own and new obligations, he won’t be able to help her anymore.
  • Serena is informed that the High Commanders want her to be a global ambassador for Gilead. She is given her own team and protection, but is told to head back to Toronto.
  • June and Moira discuss Hannah’s future prospects. June is informed that Serena is heading back to Canada. She confronts her in her car. Screaming at her, demanding she stays away from Hannah.

The Handmaid’s Tale season 5, episode 4 release date

The next episode is scheduled to premiere on Hulu on Wednesday, September 28th, 2022.

Where to watch online

Viewers worldwide can catch The Handmaid’s Tale season 5, episode 4 on Hulu on the date mentioned above.


  • June is in a tricky situation. She has no power, no allies in Gilead, and no real plan to rescue Hannah going forward. Either June will start to get desperate or she is going to have to head back into Gilead once more. Her options are slim, but hopefully the resistance can help out their heroic leader.
  • Serena will start her new job immediately. Firstly, she must hire some staff and it would appear she has quite the fan base to help with her recruitment process.

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