The Handmaid's Tale - Season 3, Episode 10 - Rotten Tomatoes


Critic Consensus: Refreshing and maddening all at once, The Handmaid's Tale gains momentum with "Witness," but because it has taken most of the season to get here, the episode is not as impactful as it could have been.

Episode Info

A fertile woman is forced into sexual servitude in a dystopian society with a plunging birth-rate. Based on a novel by Margaret Atwood.


Joseph Fiennes
as Commander Fred Waterford
Ann Dowd
as Aunt Lydia
Christopher Meloni
as Commander Winslow
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Critic reviews for Witness

Thankfully, The Handmaid's Tale avoids the sadism of episodes past and opts out of showing the actual Ceremony.

August 7, 2019 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

nless it can turn things around in these final three episodes, The Handmaid's Tale seems set to join that list.

August 1, 2019 | Full Review…

This changes things for June, in a few ways, and this episode does so with a harsh, unrelenting hand that makes for a compelling episode.

July 26, 2019 | Full Review…

All in all, there's a sense of rising action - that something big is about to happen, and Season 3 is building up to something huge.

July 26, 2019 | Full Review…

June has a moment of triumph telling Waterford that it could have been worse. It could have been him again. She is defiant and undefeated. So, too, is The Handmaid's Tale.

August 12, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Hold onto your muffins: June's child-liberation plan looks like it might actually be a thing.

July 26, 2019 | Full Review…

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