A Handmaid’s Tale 2.8 FAQ
What’s it called?
Teleplay is credited to Nina Fiore & John Herrera (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Blood Drive”).
What says Hulu?
“A sick baby tests Offred and Serena. Janine finally faces Naomi. The Commander continues to recover from a terrifying ordeal.”
A sick baby? Does Hulu refer to Offred’s fetus?
It does not.
How does this episode start?
With Lionel Richie and The Commodores.
So the episode starts with a flashback? Or in the Little America part of Canada?
The episode does not start with a flashback or in Little America.
Does this episode offer flashbacks?
Does this episode offer visits to Little America?
Why is the newly returned Emily/Ofglen so zombie-like?
Her zombie nature dissipates muchly this week!
Is The Commander out of bed or is Serena Joy still running things?
“He’s coming home tomorrow,” Offred is informed early in the hour.
The big news?
A housekeeper is dispatched.
What else is Hulu not telling us?
Fred Waterford is due in Canada!
Janine/Ofwarren. “You’re nuts!” “It’s a small sacrifice to make to be welcomed back into God’s grace.” “I just thought the sequel was better.” “It would mean bending the law.” “Because that is his decision.” “What if it’s Janine’s last chance?” “And pray.” “Please shut the door.” “Obeying your husband.” “It was unfair of me.”
What’s not so good?
This episode is spectacular.
How does it end, spoiler boy?
With a 55-year-old Dusty Springfield tune.
11:59 p.m. Tuesday. Hulu.